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Jul 19, 2021

DEHYDRATION

Dehydration is the most common fluid and electrolyte disorder of frail elders, both in long term care facilities and in the community! Elders aged 85 to 99 years are six times more likely to be hospitalized for dehydration than those aged 65 to 69 years. More than 18% of those hospitalized for dehydration will die within 30 days

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Jul 13, 2021

Cry Your Way to Good Health

Crying is a normal and valuable part of human communication and emotional expression. No doubt, some use this form of expression more than others and being of Mediterranean descent, my family will tell you not to sit next to me in the movie theater if a “tearjerker” is playing. “The Notebook” really got me! While […]

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Jul 6, 2021

HEEL PAIN – PLANTAR FASCIITIS?

Happy Independence Day! Summer activities are in high gear…playing games, jumping, walking and running on grass, pavement and sand! And, with that, foot and heel pain is not unusual, especially for those who are not in shape, new to exercise, wear summer flats, sandals or shoes with poor support. While man has spend thousands of […]

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Jun 29, 2021

TIPS TO KEEP YOUR BRAIN SHARP WITH AGE

Age-related changes to your body are normal and expected. For example, loss of muscle tone, stiffness in joints, and loss of balance. With effort, some of these changes can be retarded and managed. The brain is no different.

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Jun 21, 2021

Drowning Education, Awareness and Prevention

Guest Author: Gregory E. Cali, DO Today is the first day of summer! Summer is a great time to enjoy the many beautiful lakes and rivers in our area. Many will spend time swimming, water skiing and tubing, boating, kayaking, and fishing in the lakes and streams while others will enjoy a refreshing dip in […]

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Jun 14, 2021

RUNNERS BEWARE…

OVERTRAINING CAN LEAD TO STRESS FRACTURES After enduring the challenges of a cold and snowy winter, late spring and early summer is the time of year when long distance runners ramp up their training in preparation for the some of the best half and full marathons in the fall: Steamtown, Philadelphia, New York, Marine Corps […]

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Jun 7, 2021

When You Are Not Moving Enough…

Human beings were designed to move…walk, run, climb, lift, hunt, and gather. Contemporary man has suffered greatly from a technologically driven inactive and sedentary lifestyle. Moreover, many people continue to work or school from home and studies have found that these people are sitting more with less activity during the day. Inactivity is associated with […]

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Jun 1, 2021

SPEND TIME OUTDOORS – IT IS HEALTHY!

This week IS MEMORIAL DAY 2021…THE UNOFFICIAL FIRST DAY OF SUMMER! IT IS TIME TO GET THE HECK OUTSIDE!

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May 26, 2021

MINDFUL EATING: A New Approach to Weight Loss

There are many reasons why losing weight, the number one health goal, is the most elusive goal of all. Not the least of these reasons is the psychology of eating…because in the land of plenty, we eat mindlessly!

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May 17, 2021

In the Palm of my Hand…Dupuytren’s!

Dupuytren’s disease is a benign condition that affects a normal structure in the hand called fascia.

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