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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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American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day

This Valentine’s month, join us in at The Village Doctor in focusing attention on all things heart-related withAmerican Heart Month, sponsored by the American Heart Association, with a goal of eradicating heart disease and stroke. We at The Village

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Finding Happiness, One Change at a Time

Do you know what makes you happy? Truly happy? Not just laugh-out-loud happy but genuine, serene happiness—the kind that gives you a content spirit and a heart full of joy? According to research from the Pursuit of Happiness

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