Monthly Archives: July 2016

Pearls from Medicine Science: Tai chi may be good for arthritis

Reading this stuff . . . so you don’t have to. A few months ago I launched the first in what I hope will become a recurring series:  Pearls from Medical Science.  As many of you know, I strive to … Continue reading

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Dementia is not normal aging. It’s a disease.

Hi, everybody!  I’m back after a bit of a hiatus for a bit of family vacation.  Thanks for checking in! This week’s topic is dementia.  We talked about it with an expert colleague on our Healthy Matters radio broadcast and … Continue reading

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There’s a virus in my carry-on: Travel Medicine

There is almost nothing I’d rather be doing than going places all over the world.  In fact, I am usually planning the next trip while I’m on the way home from the current one.  And if you are fortunate enough … Continue reading

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Book club! How Doctors Think

Hi, everybody!  For about 2 months I’ve been yammering both in this blog and on the radio broadcast about the current Healthy Matters online book club selection, and it’s time to get to it!  As they say in billiards .. … Continue reading

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