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Jun 17, 2020

Postural Tips and Exercises to Prevent Pain during COVID-19 Confinement.

Part II of II I think we would all agree, technology is a wonderful thing. However, like all good things, it comes at a price. Students and workers alike are suffering from the many physical effects of sitting for too many hours...especially with COVID-19 home confinement! Studies show the impact of prolonged sitting, especially with […]

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Feb 24, 2020

Alzheimer's Research Findings: Part 2 of 2

This column is a monthly feature of “Health & Exercise Forum” in association with the students and faculty of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. It would be very unlikely to find a person whose life has not been affected by someone with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). AD is one form of dementia. Currently, more than 4 […]

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Feb 17, 2020

Alzheimer's Research Findings: Part 1 of 2

This column is a monthly feature of “Health & Exercise Forum” in association with the students and faculty of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Medical Contributor: Mario Cornacchione, MD is the Assistant Chair of Family Medicine, Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Dr. Cornacchione is the Research Director at the […]

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Feb 10, 2020

Darwin’s Origin of Species Offers Insight to Health, Wellness and Longevity

…and is the framework for positive social evolution! As many of you may know, I love to travel. Also, I am a Charles Darwin enthusiast, as it provides for me, a logical framework for life…physically and socially. My wife, Esther, and I just returned from a trip to the Galapagos Islands in January. In addition […]

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Feb 3, 2020

Causes and treatments for Ankle Swelling

Ankle swelling is a common symptom that occurs when your body retains fluid in the lower legs, ankles and feet. Most people have experienced it at some point in their lives and it often resolves on its own with elevation and muscle movement. While it is usually benign and occurs on both sides of the […]

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Oct 21, 2019

Hunters and Heart Attacks: the Dangers of Buck Fever

This column is a monthly feature of “Health & Exercise Forum” in association with the students and faculty of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (formerly The Commonwealth Medical College). Guest author: Branston Allen Branson is a currently a 4th year medical student at the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. He is a graduate of Lock […]

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Sep 23, 2019

Healthy mom, healthy baby!

Part 1 of 2 Guest Columnist: Catherine Udomsak Heimrich, PT, DPT For many women, expecting a baby can be one of the happiest times in their lives. Pregnancy comes with much joy and excitement as one prepares to bring a new life into this world. While much of the preparation is focused on the baby, […]

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Sep 16, 2019

Exercise Bulimia

By Mary M. Pelkowski, MD2 Special Feature “ Health & Exercise Forum” with Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine the 3rd Monday of every month!  GCSOM Guest Author: Mary Pelkowski, MD2 is a student in the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine MD Class of 2022. She grew up in Sayre, PA and graduated from Notre Dame […]

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Sep 9, 2019

GROIN STRAIN – Best Treatment is Prevention!

 High school fall sports have begun! This includes; football, soccer, golf, cheerleading, women’s tennis, etc. Unfortunately, even well-conditioned, healthy, young athletes are vulnerable to a variety of injuries, including a pulled muscle on the inside of the thigh called a groin strain. Groin strains are common in the pre and early season but with a […]

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Sep 2, 2019

Happy, healthy Labor Day!

 Since 1894 Labor Day has been designated as the national holiday that pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. Research supports the notion that healthier employees are happier and more productive. When employers encourage healthy behavior and safety at work, they benefit in many ways. For example, in addition to improving job […]

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