Living with Chronic Pain? Learn Some Safer Alternatives to Opioids

After pop music icon Prince died last month at 57, media reports linked his death to painkillers, specifically opioids. And while no official cause of death has been released, prescription painkillers are still dominating stories about the singer’s death and drawing attention to an epidemic...
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Can’t Sleep? These Natural Remedies May Help You Get Some Shut Eye.

You’ve tried warm milk. You’ve tried medications. You even bought a new mattress; but you’re still not getting enough sleep. What’s going on? 

Insomnia is a common problem in the United States. Almost one-third of American adults complain that they can’t fall asleep, stay asleep or...
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MDVIP Appreciates Providing Mothers with Care that Goes Beyond Traditional Primary Care

As patients, we’re used to our MDVIP-affiliated physicians taking care of us. But they often take care of our family members. In honor of Mother’s Day, we pulled together some patient stories about our moms – and the doctors who take care of them.

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Is The Future of Exercise In Your Medicine Cabinet?

If you’ve ever longed for the day that you could simply take a pill to reap the benefits of working out, here’s a story for you: Scientists in Australia and Denmark are in the early stages of research for a pill that could one day mimic the effects of exercise. A study recently published in...
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Researchers Recommend 20 Minutes More Sleep For Women

If you’re like most Americans, you are probably sleep deprived. Why aren’t we sleeping? According to WebMD, stress, caffeine and conditions such as heart disease, obesity and depression can keep us awake. Although both genders struggle with sleeplessness, a lack of sleep may affect women...
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