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  • Dr. Asher returned from her medical mission in Santiago, Dominican Republic September 25, 2018

    I was proud to be part of a team of 80 doctors, nurses, physical therapists and volunteers who traveled to ILAC Center in Santiago, Domincan Republic for a medical mission sponsored by the Cuban Order of the Knights of Malta.  In the 4 days the medical team treated close to 1,000 patients.

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  • Should You Choose a Female Doctor? September 5, 2018

    In the news:

    The New York Times recently published an intriguing article titled “Should You Choose a Female Doctor?” citing studies and interviews showing that female doctors tend to listen more, and their patients fare better as a result. While I’m delighted to see this high-profile endorsement, I believe the evidence actually points not as much ...

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  • The Enemy Within: Autoimmune Disease is on the Rise January 16, 2018

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    A condition that is thought to have tripled in prevalence over the last 50 years, impacting over 23 million people, could justifiably be seen as an epidemic, or at least, a ...

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  • Autoimmune Disease on the Rise January 16, 2018

    autoimmune disease

    The Enemy Within

    Autoimmune Disease, a condition that is thought to have tripled in prevalence over the last 50 years, impacting over 23 million people, could justifiably be seen as an epidemic, or at ...

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  • Plant the Seeds of Healthy Eating January 9, 2018

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    Plant-based eating proponents are growing at a rapid clip in the US, buoyed by ongoing reports that following the regimen faithfully can result in a multitude of health benefits, ...

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  • Plant-Based Diet January 9, 2018

    Plant-Based Diet

    Plant the Seeds of Healthy Eating

    Plant-based diet proponents are growing at a rapid clip in the US, buoyed by ongoing reports that following the regimen faithfully can result in a multitude of health ...

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  • 20,000 and You: Unlocking the Genetic Code January 9, 2018

    In just the past few years, there has been a significant shift in the practical uses of genetic testing, which examines changes, or variants, in your genes that may lead to illness or disease. ...

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  • Genetic Testing and Your Health January 9, 2018

    Genetic Testing

    20,000 and You: Unlocking the Genetic Code

    In just the past few years, there has been a significant shift in the practical uses of genetic testing, ...

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  • Step Up to the Plate: Nutritionists Weigh in on Healthy Eating November 20, 2017

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    Picturing a healthy meal has never been more accessible, thanks to the ubiquity of visual aids such as MyPlate, successor to the well-known Food Pyramid of the ‘90s. A quick scan of the plate’s
    quadrants enables users to ...

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  • Healthy Eating: From Food Pyramid to MyPlate November 20, 2017

    Healthy Eating

    Nutritionists Weigh in on Healthy Eating

    Picturing a healthy meal has never been more accessible, thanks to the ubiquity of visual aids such as MyPlate, successor to ...

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