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More reasons to stay away from the hospital this weekend

When the coronavirus pandemic first hit the U.S. earlier this year, some hospitals in a few overcrowded urban areas were overwhelmed with caring for patients with serious respiratory [...]

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Protect your rights this Independence Day

This weekend, we celebrate our nation’s declaration of independence from England—which asserted our God-given rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. This year, the holiday should [...]

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This fiery food reduces chronic inflammation and extends lifespan

Some of my earliest exposure to hot peppers came from my Uncle Michele when I was a child, and again while in medical school. Before our Sunday family dinners in Pennsylvania, he would go out the [...]

In Daily Dispatch, Inflammation, Longevity

Enjoy this one-pot seafood recipe this summer

I grew up near Gloucester and Rockport, Massachusetts—and still return there every summer. So, as you can imagine, I grew up enjoying lots of fresh-caught, local fish and seafood. Especially [...]

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Oral B12 supplements help correct a deficiency better than injections

A deficiency in vitamin B12 can cause some pretty serious health issues. Including problems with your cognition, your immune system, and even your heart. And for a long time, doctors opted to [...]

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New study squashes long-held theory about what causes Alzheimer’s disease

In my view, a new study published in Neurology should finally put to rest the long-held, but flawed theory that amyloid protein plaques in the brain cause Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia. [...]

In Alzheimer’s disease, Brain Function, Brain Health, Daily Dispatch, Dementia

More than half of America’s food is unnatural, processed, “hyperpalatable” junk

According to a new study published in the journal Obesity, America’s food supply is overrun with virtually irresistible (to many), ultra-processed, “hyperpalatable” products. Which isn’t too [...]

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