Living Well Blog

September 19, 2017
Primary care physicians serve as healthy role models for their patients. But doctors don't always practice what they preach. From sleep issues and high stress to poor diet and weight problems, traditional primary care doctors report in the national … See more
September 19, 2017
Doctors today aren’t so well. Trust me, I know. I remember waking up each day dreading going into my primary care practice. I’d check my appointment schedule and literally feel sick to my stomach, with 25 patients to see – every day, day after day – and only 10 minutes with each,… See more
By Janet Tiberian
September 18, 2017
Coffee and donuts go together. The pairing even inspired the name of worldwide donut shop and coffeehouse – Dunkin’ Donuts. Why does coffee go so well with donuts, as well as… See more
By Louis B Malinow, MD
MDVIP
July 11, 2017
Eating the right foods for your heart is especially important if you have atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ACSVD), which occurs when plaque builds up in your arteries. A heart-healthy diet can also help prevent ACSVD. But if you’re confused about what to put in your grocery cart, you’re not… See more
By Janet Tiberian
December 15, 2016
Your holiday lifestyle is probably different than your usual routine. Maybe you consume more calories—a lot more if you’re like most people. Or maybe you stress over juggling social, work and family commitments. Or maybe the shopping, decorating and gift wrapping is enough to push you over the edge… See more
By Janet Tiberian
December 14, 2016
Nearly all of us experience back and neck pain at some point. It doesn’t matter if it’s occasional or every day--when it happens, it significantly affects your quality of life. Unfortunately, holiday stress and preparations are common triggers for pain. Here are some tips that can help keep you… See more
By Janet Tiberian
May 16, 2016
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 wake… See more
By Louis B Malinow, MD
MDVIP
March 30, 2016
Back in the day, all you had to do to get your nutrients was to eat a healthy diet. However, we’re living in an age of fast foods, processed meals and GMOs, which is why primary care physicians have begun recommending supplements to maintain optimal health.

But the dizzying array of… See more
By Louis B Malinow, MD
MDVIP
February 24, 2016
Now that it's late February, many New Year’s resolutions have probably fallen by the wayside. However, I hope that everyone can remain committed to just a few small changes throughout 2016 which may improve your health, wellbeing and life expectancy. For instance, this year, resolve to break your "… See more
By Janet Tiberian
February 9, 2016
For years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that heart disease is the leading cause of death among Americans; in fact, in 2015 heart disease accounted for one in every four deaths. Although there are several types of heart disease, the most common is coronary artery… See more
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