Confused by Nutrition News? Go Ahead, Have That Cup of Coffee

It’s a safe bet you’ve heard both good things and bad things about drinking coffee. On the bad side: All that caffeine isn’t good for you, it can stunt your growth, and coffee may cause cancer. The good stuff: Coffee helps you focus and may lower your risk of certain diseases.

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A Thyroid-Friendly Lifestyle May Help Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Low levels of thyroid hormone may put you at higher risk for type 2 diabetes. New research presented at the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting suggests that having too little thyroid hormone, whether your levels are in the hypothyroid range or are just on the low-normal side, raises your risk...
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Nutrition and memory. Can certain foods help you?

As we age, many of us begin to worry about our cognitive health, which includes memory, language skills and reasoning. It's easy to attribute cognitive decline to routine memory glitches that are quite different. Let’s start by understanding the differences between the two; then we'll consider...
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Simple Tips to Help You Control Mosquitoes

Zika may be public enemy number one when it comes to mosquito-borne viruses, but it’s not the only threat these insects pose. Other mosquito-borne viruses such as West Nile virus, dengue fever, malaria and Chikungunya also worry public health officials.

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MDVIP Provides Compassionate a Care for Father's that Exceeds Traditional Primary Care

Father's Day Ties
We appreciate the care our MDVIP-affiliated physicians render us. But we’re even more grateful for the care they provide our family members, particularly when they are aging. In honor of Father’s Day, we pulled together some patient stories about our dads – and the doctors who take care of...
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