October 30, 2014 / Mike Siegel MD

​Recently, there have been reports in the press of cases of an infection caused by Enterovirus D 68.  This virus has been around for many years. The infections occur annually from July through October. Children tend to be more affected by the virus than adults. People with this type of infection usually present with flu-like symptoms that resolve spontaneously.  Children with other...

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October 20, 2014 / Amritha Roser

Food Day is a day of action intended to encourage Americans to eat healthy, sustainable food and advocate for smarter food policies.  The typical American diet...

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September 16, 2014 / Mike Siegel MD

​It’s true that the latest Ebola statistics are grim. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 1,900 people have died from the dangerous disease, with...

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September 05, 2014 / Kristy Huffman,RN

Harvard Medical School just released a new study that shows walking, biking or even riding public transit to work can aid with weight control. People who commuted by...

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September 02, 2014 / Mike Siegel MD

With a number of states recently passing legislation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, it is a good time to take a look at the conflicting information...

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August 12, 2014 / Amritha Roser

Grocery store shelves are filled with gluten-free products these days and there seems to be a great interest by many to follow a gluten-free diet.  Gluten is a...

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