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  • The Age of Anxiety January 11, 2019

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    Higher Anxiety? Our ‘age of anxiety’ began four centuries ago

    It can come on suddenly and intensely, causing shaking, confusion and difficulty breathing for no apparent reason…trigger an irrational avoidance of elevators or public transportation…or become a steady drumbeat of worry always in the background. ... Continue Reading

  • Going with the Grain January 11, 2019

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    Going with the Grain

    They may be the culinary trendsetters of the 21st century, but the ancient wonders of the grain world have remain unchanged for the last several hundred years. From chia to kamut, sorghum to spelt, like many whole grains, they are significant ... Continue Reading

  • Why Today’s Health News Often Becomes Tomorrow’s Retractions January 11, 2019

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    Handle with Care: Why Today’s Health News Often Becomes Tomorrow’s Retractions

    We’ve all seen it played out hundreds of times, as a drug, food or habit is trumpeted as the way to lower the risk of cancer or heart disease only to be walked back ... Continue Reading

  • Glenville Medical physicians participate in LOOK health event December 21, 2018

    Physicians from Glenville Medical Concierge Care recently participated in the Live Your Best Life event presented by Fairfield County LOOK at the Greenwich Field Club.

    The event centered on a panel discussion moderated by LOOK Lifestyle Editor Michele Graham.

    The panelists included a sleep expert, a plastic surgeon, the fitness ... Continue Reading

  • Dr. Shea in the News December 3, 2018

    Dr. Judy Shea and Glenville Medical Concierge Care nurses at New York Medical College Conference

    Disaster Preparedness 

    Dr. Shea and Glenville Medical nurses Lynn Lampo and Erika Wofsey recently joined medical personnel and first responders at a New York Medical College Center of Disaster Medicine conference aimed at ... Continue Reading

  • Decoding Different Diets September 25, 2018

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    What Kind of Eater are You?

    In the quest for a healthier lifestyle, even inveterate beef eaters may be considering a more vegetable-centric diet. If you’re on a journey to vegetarianism or simply curious about the side roads surrounding it, follow our road map to ... Continue Reading

  • Pain Management: The New Approach September 25, 2018

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    Fewer Pills, Lower Doses, More Vigilance: The New Approach to Pain Management

    It’s hard to imagine a medical crisis more widely discussed, dissected and debated in the last two years than opioid abuse. As a result, clear action steps have been taken, including retooling of ... Continue Reading

  • A Flu-Free Winter: Your Best Shot September 25, 2018

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    Take Your Best Shot for a Flu-Free Winter

    Last year’s flu season was severe in most parts of the country and left many wondering why the flu vaccine hadn’t performed more effectively. However, it remains our best line of defense for averting and lessening the ... Continue Reading

  • Dr. Ralph Cipriani and Glenville Medical Concierge Care are in the News July 17, 2018

    In the four years since Glenville Medical Concierge Care launched its membership practice, the model’s appeal has grown rapidly, fueled by its highly personalized approach, according to Specialdocs Consultants. Now Glenville welcomes Ralph Cipriani, MD, an internal medicine physician with ... Continue Reading

  • Stay Safe This Summer: Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes and Ticks May 4, 2018
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    IMPORTANT NOTE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an alert that tick-borne illnesses (such as Lyme disease) and disease from infected mosquitoes are on the rise, particularly in Connecticut.
    We recommend these measures to protect yourself and still enjoy our beautiful, long-awaited summer: