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  • COVID-19 and The Road Ahead October 26, 2021

    From Boosters & Breakthroughs to Vaccines & Variants: Where Do We Go From Here?

    The following reflects an 8/24/2021 discussion; please check the CDC website for real-time updates as the situation continues to evolve.

    Their answers may not land lightly, but epidemiologist Jodie Guest, PhD, and drug development expert Continue Reading

  • Healthier Eating October 26, 2021

    How to Pare Down Protein & Cut Back Carbs

    Inspired by a belief that our diets can be redefined to integrate both healthier eating and environmental responsibility, Menus of Change encourages a meaningful “flip” in the emphasis on animal proteins and highly processed carbohydrates to an emphasis on highly appealing alternatives.

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  • Pandemic Inspires and Challenges Medical Innovation October 26, 2021

    Pandemic Sparks Promising Future for Clinical Trial Speed and Flexibility

    Like wartime medicine, the pandemic inspires and challenges medical innovation.

    The silver lining of the pandemic is the reinvigorated sense of urgency breaking down
    cumbersome and expensive barriers to the FDA’s phased approval process. While the research- lab-to-patient-arm trials for the highly successful COVID-19 ...

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  • New Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations June 24, 2021

    Spotlighting Both Challenges and Progress

    This winter the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released its new Lung Cancer screening recommendations, lowering both the starting age and pack-year criteria. Previously, low-dose computed tomography screening was advised for adults age 55 to 80 years with a 30 pack-year history of smoking who are current ...

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  • A Quick Guide to Seasonal Allergies June 22, 2021

    Pollen, Grass, Ragweed and Mold spores

    For more than 24 million Americans, the flowering trees and mild weather of spring and summer, signals another allergy season in full bloom. The cause: substances such as pollen, grass, ragweed and mold spores enter the body and are mistakenly identified as a threat by the immune system, triggering a ...

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  • The Art of Cooking Without Sugar June 22, 2021

    A Chef’s Tasteful Look at Taking Sugar Off the Table

    In part two of our series with professional chef Stan Hodes, he shares some artful substitutes, both natural and man-made, to sweeten up recipes without dipping into the sugar bowl.

    “It’s almost impossible to eliminate sugar completely because it appears, sometimes stealthily, in just ...

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  • J&J Vaccine Update: CDC and FDA Recommend Use of J&J’s Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Resume April 24, 2021

    On April 23rd, the pause on using J&J’s COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S. was lifted. Click here to see ...

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  • 4.13.21 J&J Vaccine Update April 13, 2021

    As news regarding the J&J vaccine has changed significantly since our COVID-19 Vaccine Update posted on 3.24.21, we offer the  following link to today’s Joint CDC and FDA Statement ...

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  • COVID-19 Vaccine Update March 24, 2021

    Experts Weigh In With Reassuring Outlook

    The COVID-19 vaccine rollout is in full swing around the country but many questions remain. We reveal the latest answers (as of February 2021) from nationally recognized ...

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  • A Guide to the Power Players in Pain Relief March 24, 2021

    Which Pain Relievers Work Best?

    When you reach for a pain reliever, what are you most likely to find in your medicine cabinet? And does it matter? While aspirin, Tylenol and ...

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