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Coronavirus May 2021—Part 13 How Effective are the Vaccines in the Real World?

4/30/21 – In this post, we answer your questions about how effective the vaccines we have against SARS-CoV-2 are in the real world and what the implications are for our behavior if…Read More

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A Patient Asks: “Does Vitamin B3 Cream Really Work to Reduce Wrinkles?”

4/28/21 – Numerous studies support the efficacy of vitamin B3 cream, or niacinamide (AKA nicotinamide) in improving skin in many ways. In just one, a double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 30 Japanese women…Read More

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Coronavirus April 2021—Part 12 Should You Get the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine?

4/1/21 – In this post, we answer your questions about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which was recently authorized by the FDA for distribution. As usual, if you’re less interested in how…Read More

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Is it Safe to Eat Indoors Again and When and Where Can We Get Vaccinated?

1/24/21 – Chicago-area and Cook County restaurants were allowed to open for indoor dining this weekend due to improving numbers of COVID-19 cases in the two areas. From the article: “The announcement…Read More

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Coronavirus December 2020—Part 11 Should You Get the Moderna Vaccine?

12/21/20 – In this post, we answer your questions about the Moderna vaccine, which was just authorized by the FDA for distribution. As usual, if you’re less interested in how we got…Read More

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Coronavirus December 2020—Part 10 Should You Get the Pfizer Vaccine?

12/14/20 – In this post, we answer your questions about the Pfizer vaccine, which was just authorized by the FDA for distribution. As usual, if you’re less interested in how we got…Read More

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Colon Cancer in the News

9/1/20 – With the recent tragic, untimely death of actor Chadwick Boseman, colorectal cancer is again in the news. Given this recent attention, we thought it prudent to repost our article on…Read More