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Christopher Cirino, DO, MPH

I began my career as a physician more than 20 years ago to provide quality, evidence-based care. My training was in infectious diseases and internal medicine, for which I am board-certified. In 2019, I formed Your Health Forum to "get the doctor and the patient out of the clinic" and to start collaborating on nurturing positive behaviors to protect against chronic diseases.

Becoming Tomorrow's Doctor is scheduled for publication on March 31, 2022. The website was created to highlight topics that current and future doctors will need to consider in their practice.

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Four Metaphors that Illustrate Behavior

“We make our decisions, and then our decisions turn around and make us.” — Frank W. Boreham We are a composite of the decisions we make, whether we are conscious of them or not. The ever-elusive challenge of promoting health and a life of fulfillment is successfully sculpting […]

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Fibrocystic Breasts: 7 FAQs

Revised and edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO – By Daniela Dominguez. The article that follows is an update on an important women’s health topic: fibrocystic breasts. Breast changes are common and seen in fifty percent of women. The breasts contain the mammary glands, responsible for lactation. The […]

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Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency and Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Do you have diabetes mellitus? Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency is an important condition which also affects the pancreas and can have significant health impacts. You may be surprised that it affects up to 50% of people with diabetes. And EPI is a condition that could go unnoticed or misattributed […]

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Creativity: Emerging from the Safe Mode

We marvel at how well-known artists, writers, and musicians can generate new works of art, books, and songs. Somehow, they emerged from anonymity, cultivating a process that balances skillful creativity with letting go of one project and moving on to another. Jazz musicians call their seemingly rehearsed improvisational […]

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Suffering from Back Pain? Start Here

Are you suffering from low back pain? Low back pain is widespread and is the leading cause of years lived with disability in 126 countries and worldwide productivity loss.2 Low back pain prevalence is around 1.4% and 20%, increasing significantly with age.1 The economic burden has an annual […]

What an Inflammatory Diet is and How to Avoid it

Did you know that certain foods can trigger inflammation in your body? Chances are, you already know that certain things in your diet can make you feel well or not so great. Plus, it’s no secret that a balanced diet is the key to staying healthy and feeling […]

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