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Joy, Kindness and Mindfulness 

These last few weeks we all have experienced a change in our daily rhythm that we likely have never experienced in our lifetimes. With that change, there can be uncertainty, fear and sadness.  But there can be joy,

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COVID-19 FAQs

If you have not yet had a chance to look at our new Coronavirus website pages, below is a preview of some of what you will find there. We hope to help answer some common questions and will

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Welcome Back

Hello everyone, My name is Prerana Sangani and I am thrilled to be re-joining The Village Doctor team on Monday, January 27th as the third internist.  For those of you who don’t know me, I was an internist

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Thank you, Dr. Sangani

I have a special person to express gratitude towards this month. As many of you know, Dr. Prerana Sangani has been helping me cover Dr. Jenn Abrams’ practice over the past several months while Dr. Abrams has been

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Winter is Coming: ‘Blok’ the Flu

Along with many lovely things, Fall marks the beginning of flu season. The most recent annual statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are concerning. For the 2018-19 flu season, only about 45% of

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D. folliculorum & Dry Eyes!

There are some famous parasites I studied back in my days at the London School of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (see Loa Loa!), but only recently did I learn that many of us host a common, small parasite

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Low Dose Aspirin in the News

Aspirin’s blood-thinning properties for years have been touted as a way to stave off cardiovascular disease such as heart attack and stroke. Millions of people in the US take a “baby aspirin” (100mg or less–most commonly 81mg) daily

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The Rockets Red Glare Without the Risk!

Happy (almost) 4th of July! Maybe it’s an homage to the “Rockets’ Red Glare”, but Americans love to light up things that go boom in honor of their nation’s birth. However, due to the risk of injuries, the

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Protect Your Eyesight in the Digital Age

Thank you, Dr. Keith Skolnick for sharing your wisdom regarding eye health, and Dr. Jeanne Rosner (of SOUL Food Salon) for the introduction and interview, which you can read below. How often should we see an ophthalmologist? For

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The Benefits of Penicillin Allergy Testing

Hello from the 2019 American College of Physicians (ACP) Conference in Philadelphia! One of the many reasons I enjoy being a concierge physician at The Village Doctor is our emphasis on staying current on developments in internal medicine.

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Welcome Back

Hello everyone, My name is Prerana Sangani and I am thrilled to be re-joining The Village Doctor team on Monday,

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