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Christopher Cirino

I am a board certified physician trained in infectious diseases and internal medicine. This site will feature health issues as they relate to infectious diseases, behavior and finding wellness.

Achieving Weight Loss

Longevity: On the Journey to Stop Cellular Aging

Introduction: Longevity and One Year Older As I inch another year closer to my fiftieth birthday, I contemplate the question that many of us ask: am I as healthy as I can be to live a long lifespan and healthspan? To be clear, these words have distinct meanings: […]

The Brain on Love: The Neuroscience of Romantic Love

            ..he who understands also loves, notices, sees…  The more knowledge is inherent in a thing, the greater the love…Anyone who imagines that all fruits ripen at the same time as the strawberries know nothing about grapes. – Paracelsus   My sons and […]

Detective Sammy and the Sock Thief *New

Just Published!  Both E-book and Paperback form on Amazon.   Detective Sammy and the Sock Thief by Paola Dominguez-Cirino and Christopher M. Cirino   Synopsis:  Sammy is a boy with a big imagination and a big dog. He likes to solve scases using the skills he learned from […]

Out of the Air-fryer and Ready to Eat

An Air fryer Whole Fish Recipe that’s Simply Delicious

  Introduction: Air fryer Whole Fish Recipe Where there is fresh seafood, there is always fried fish to be found. And now you can get good results with an air fryer. Though other ways of preparing whole fish may be “healthier” – grilled or steamed — something about […]

Finding Wellness *Future book*

“A doctor’s job is to find health, anyone can find disease.” A.T. Still.  Founder of Osteopathic Medicine.   Your Health Forum is pleased to announce the preparation of a health book entitled Finding Wellness:  A Journey toward Understanding Health and Disease. I spent many years working “against the […]

Art Contests

Art and the Brain in the Age of Pandemics *Introduction Sample*

A future E-book that is underway will feature the art of the COVID-19 Children and Adult Art Contest.  I will explore the source of creative expression and how it is offers refuge during the current pandemic.  Featured will be submissions from several artists from the contest about how […]

Why a Generalist Specialist is Crucial for Excellent Care

“A child looked after by seven nannies is without one eye.”  Russian Proverb “Too many cooks spoil the broth.”   On this first week of the new interns, I wanted to share with you about the importance of becoming generalist specialists, and how patients truly benefit from having […]

The Smoldering Fire: Navigating through Diagnostic Challenges

The last perspective in medicine was about sudden changes.  This post is on more insidious changes and the diagnostic challenge. Diagnostic Challenges Introduction: A Case Report There is an interesting yet sometimes uncomfortable situation in medicine: when someone’s health is not quite right. Still, the diagnostic tests and […]

Path to Wellness

Perspectives in Medicine *Future E-Book*

Perspectives in Medicine What is it like to be a physician?  I know that I was curious about it before I made my career choice.  My friends often ask me what a typical day is like. What are some of the life’s lessons learned in the profession of […]

Infectious Diseases

Struck by Lightening: Sudden Health Changes

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.”  Viktor Frankl Struck by Lightning: Sudden Health Changes One of the most challenging experiences as a physician is to witness a sudden change in a patient’s life.  As physicians, we are truly […]

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