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Exercise without dietary changes may not help you lose weight By David Dunaief We’re just past the point on the calendar when those who committed to...

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Over 77 percent of hypertension is uncontrolled. By David Dunaief, M.D. You would think that, with all the attention we place on hypertension and all the...

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By David Dunaief, M.D. In February, we celebrate Valentine’s Day, a celebration of those we love, alongside American Heart Month, an invitation for us to...

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By David Dunaief, M.D. Many of us keep a supply of over-the-counter medications for pain relief, fever and inflammation in our medicine cabinets. Typical “staples”...

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By David Dunaief, M.D. What does it take to get us out of our seats? We know that exercise is good for our long-term physical...

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By David Dunaief, M.D. Heart disease risk is influenced by family history and by lifestyle, including diet. But what if we could tackle genetic issues...

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By David Dunaief Happy 2024! If you’ve watched any media in the past week, you’ve probably been inundated by ads for weight loss plans, apps...

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By David Dunaief, M.D. Dear Santa, It’s that time of year again and, like so many others, I have a last-minute request. You are a model...

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By David Dunaief, M.D. Thyroid nodules are often diagnosed incidentally on radiologic exams, such as CT scans of the chest, MRI scans, PET scans and...

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By David Dunaief, M.D. Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a very common problem with a stigma. In fact, I have had several patients who resisted telling...