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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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Food Challenge 2019

Guest Post by Jeanne Rosner MD, founder of SOUL Food Salon I am excited to share that SOUL Food Salon is hosting a food challenge for 2019. If you are interested in subscribing to the weekly email announcing

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Exercise in Pregnancy? Yes!

The Village Doctor is delighted to introduce our colleague and guest author, Dr. Justin Thompson, who is an Obstetrician and Gynecologist, along with Drs. Zena Kharsa and Jags Powar, at the Stanford Women’s Health clinic. Please read more

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Winter is Coming: BLOK the Flu

Along with many lovely things, fall marks the beginning of flu season. Last year’s statistics are concerning.  In a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention it is estimated that flu killed about 80,000 Americans

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Calling 911 from a Mobile Phone

In this day of handheld computing power and the ubiquitous “smart phone”, it is worth remembering that our “911” emergency response system was built around the old fashioned “landline”, and as such calling 911 from your cell phone

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month

February’s Valentine’s Day is a good reminder for many things, including… that March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month!   Please remind all of your valentines, friends and family over 50 (and those younger who have a history of

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National Arthritis Awareness Month

May is recognized each year as National Arthritis Awareness Month. Arthritis is a disease that impacts more than 50 million Americans, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. Here are some wise words from

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