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Things That Make You Go Buzz: Your Guide to Caffeine

Sally Mravcak, MD is today’s CWH blogger: Caffeine is the most widely used and socially acceptable stimulant.  We have become a coffee culture.  Morning to me smells like a freshly brewed pot of joe.  And let’s not leave out our … Continue reading

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Organic vs. Not Organic: Which Wins?

My first trip to the organic grocer was filled with awe, then shock.  The store in my town is tiny, and resplendent with a cast of characters most fitting for nuts and crunch – little makeup, lots of sandals, and … Continue reading

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Walk vs. Run: The Right Exercise

Physical activity is a key component of your healthplan and is the single most often prescribed therapy in my practice.  We know that exercise decreases the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, osteoporosis and cancer.  It can … Continue reading

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Videogames in the Real World: Technology and the Stroke Patient

Videopolicewoman – that’s me. While  I don’t have the curves or hairdo of Angie Dickinson’s  Sgt. Suzanne “Pepper” Anderson, I am every bit the enforcer.  Just ask my two teenage sons. As a videopolicewoman,  I need to know the rules  … Continue reading

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Safe Sex: Life After A Heart Attack

You’ve had a heart attack. Now what?  How does life get back to normal, and what does the new normal look like?  Your doctor talks about changes to your diet, exercise, and medication.  But what about sex? New recommendations from … Continue reading

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