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September 17, 2013

Brain Health- Use it or Lose it! by Tina de los Reyes

We all know the time-old saying, “Use it or lose it.” Who knew this applied to the brain? As technology progresses, researchers and physicians are able […]
September 12, 2013

A Pain in the Autoimmune System by Jonathan Vielma

Allergy season applies even to fall.  Ragweed pollen, mold, and dust mites are the biggest allergens of autumn.  According to, almost one out of every five Americans […]
September 10, 2013

Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room – What is the Difference? by Venissa Ryther

We have always been told that if it’s an emergency, go to the emergency room — fast!  However, what qualifies as an emergency?  Furthermore, are urgent […]
September 4, 2013

The Silent Killer- High Blood Pressure by David Porzio, M.D.

Hypertension or high blood pressure (HTN) has been aptly termed “the silent killer.” The reason for this ominous moniker is its insidious and deadly course; when […]