MEDICAL COMPASS

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Walking's benefits extend beyond physical fitness By David Dunaief, M.D. There is great emphasis on exercise in medicine and in society. We have heard it is...

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Consequences of mild dehydration are subdued mood, decreased concentration, fatigue and headaches By David Dunaief, M.D. With this summer’s hottest days right around the corner, discussing...

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Treating nail fungus requires patience By David Dunaief, M.D. As we begin our forays into summer public spaces, we are also beginning to expose our toes...

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The right motivators might be as important as dietary changes By David Dunaief, M.D. Excess weight has consequences, including chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes,...

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The lingering effects of Lyme can be debilitating By David Dunaief, M.D. After a spring where we’ve spent more than our fair share of time indoors,...

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Even small dietary changes move us closer to being 'heart attack proof' By David Dunaief, M.D. We can significantly reduce the occurrence of heart disease,...

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Early diagnosis is crucial to treatment success By David Dunaief, M.D. Diabetic retinopathy is an umbrella term for microvascular complications of diabetes that can lead to...

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You may avoid medications by making simple changes By David Dunaief, M.D. Wherever you look there is an advertisement for the treatment of heartburn or indigestion,...

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Does calcium really reduce risk? By David Dunaief, M.D. The prevalence of osteoporosis and low bone mass increase dramatically as we age. According to the Centers...

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Most treatments focus on managing symptoms of itchiness or redness By David Dunaief, M.D Referred to more broadly as atopic dermatitis, the cause of eczema is...