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Exploring the Causes of Chronic Fatigue: A Collaborative Approach

Exploring the Causes of Chronic Fatigue: A Collaborative Approach   “Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” WHO   Key Points: Fatigue is a syndrome that has many potential causes. An exploration into common measures in collaboration with a provider should be […]

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Stop and Treat Your Prediabetes Using the Ketogenic Diet

Prevent and Treat Prediabetes (and Diabetes) with diet.

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New COVID-19 Book for Children: Pandemic Cory: Confessions of a Novel Viral Gangster

COVID-19 Book release Pandemic Cory: Confessions of a Novel Viral Gangster   Whether you are a child or an adult, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused major changes in our usual behavior. All of us are affected by this, directly or indirectly. The title Pandemic Cory attempts to encapsulate this virus into a character and shift […]

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The COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Health Equity Gaps in the US

The COVID-19 Pandemic Exposes Health Equity Gaps in the US: the Social, Economic, and Environmental Determinants of Health   Key Points The increased incidence of COVID-19 is associated with high-risk populations of color and with lower socioeconomic background for multiple reasons including work exposure and living situations  Increases in chronic disease conditions, such as obesity, […]

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Case Report: 37 year old with injection drug abuse and endocarditis

  Case Report: 37-year old with injection drug misadventure   A 37-year old presents with confusion and mental status change. He had injected heroin and was found in a homeless camp with a decreased level of consciousness and concern of overdose. History was limited.  He has a history of methamphetamine/heroin injection drug use. Upon arrival […]

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Activating Mindfulness: A Neuroscience Framework

Understanding Mindfulness: A Neuroscience Framework   How does the concept of mindfulness relate to our physical health? The word “mindfulness” conjures the thoughts in many of us of gurus in the practice of meditation, therapeutic breathing, and yoga poses. Many may have given it some thought, tried these practices, and did not find them sustainable […]