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Tech Ailments in America

1/8/18 – Technology Continues to Rack Our Bodies Just what tech-induced ailments do we suffer from, and how do we describe them? To answer this question, we conducted an extensive analysis of…Read More

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In the News: A New Shingles Vaccine

10/26/17 – Herpes zoster, also known as shingles, results from reactivation of a virus that lays dormant in the dorsal root nerve ganglia of the spinal cord of patients who had chickenpox earlier…Read More

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A Patient Asks: “What’s Available Now to Treat the Common Cold?”

10/26/17 – The common cold represents a benign, self-limited syndrome comprising a group of diseases caused by viruses. It’s the most frequent acute illness in the United States. The term “common cold” refers to a…Read More

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A New Treatment for Degenerative Arthritis

10/26/17 – Degenerative arthritis, or osteoarthritis, is the most common form of arthritis that people get. Symptoms range in severity from none to rapidly progressive and disabling, in some cases eventually culminating…Read More

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In the News: The Health Benefits of Coffee

7/13/17 – A recent study showed that there’s an positive correlation between coffee consumption and longer life. The EPIC study found that people who drank the most coffee had a significantly lower risk of death than non-coffee…Read More

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A Patient Asks: “Does Light Therapy Really Work for Depression?”

7/13/17 – Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) describes episodes of major depression that occur regularly during particular seasons. The most prevalent form of SAD is winter depression, marked by recurrent episodes of depression…Read More

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A Novel Treatment for Addiction and Post-Traumatic Stress

7/13/17 – It’s hard to read a newspaper these days without seeing an article about the epidemic of drug use and drug overdoses sweeping the country. Addiction to all kinds of substances remains…Read More