Health Pearls

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6 Constructive Ways Parents Can Support Children and Teens

Helpful Tips As We Continue Forward with COVID As first appeared in Psychology Today At the start of this pandemic, my family like many across our nation, prepared for a…
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Guidance about covid tests and holiday travel

Happy Holidays to all of you.  Last week, we shared some news related to the vaccine developments.  Today we’d like to share guidance about holiday travel. Unfortunately, we still find…
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Good News About Vaccines on the Horizon

What good news it is to hear that several effective vaccines are on the horizon! This week, I had the pleasure of listening to a panel of experts made up of…
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Let’s All Get the Flu Shot in 2020!

This year the new coronavirus that causes what can be a serious illness which is described as a “flu like” has greatly affected all of us.  In a similar way,…
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COLON CANCER SCREENING DURING A PANDEMIC (AKA Why is March Blue?)

By Julia Korenman, M.D. Every March, I blog about colon cancer screening for colon cancer awareness month. This year, the state shut down. Our endoscopy centers shut down except for…
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Diet, Our Microbiome, and Our Risk For Heart and Kidney Disease

Last week, I attended – virtually, of course, the annual International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine cosponsored by the GW University School of Medicine and the Physician’s Committee for responsible…
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On Independence Day: Civil Liberty and the Wearing of Masks

So here we are, facing another big wave of Coronavirus in 36 states, with Texas and Florida leading the pack, having the highest case reports.  Am I shocked?  Not unless…
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Coronavirus Resource Page

HOW TO PROPERLY WEAR A MASK: Masks are very important to protect others from droplets that you might produce while speaking, coughing, sneezing or breathing. Please wear them in any…
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Easily Adaptable Indian Cooking

A healthy diet is so important for your longterm health.  Below and in future posts, I will share some healthy recipes that you can adapt easily to the ingredients you have…
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Mindfulness in the time of Covid-19

Many of my friends do yoga or meditation, but I have not managed to do either of those. I have read some books about mindfulness and have tried to incorporate…
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