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  • Hepatitis C Testing Recommended for All Baby Boomers November 20, 2017

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    It’s called ‘the forgotten virus,’ but after a sustained advertising campaign and years of strong recommendations for testing by the Centers for Disease Control it’s almost certain that the liver-damaging Hepatitis C will be remembered…and for good reason. All people born between 1945 ... Continue Reading

  • Stressed Out? A Guide to Signs, Symptoms November 20, 2017

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    “I think that you will all agree that we are living in most interesting times. I never remember myself a time in which our history was so full, in which day by day brought us new objects of ... Continue Reading

  • The Healthy Aging Brain: Making Strides by Taking Strides November 20, 2017

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    “Walking is man’s best medicine.” Hippocrates
    Put away the handheld brain games and turn your focus from lifelong learning to lifelong walking. The road to sustaining brain health is an active one and taking that first step, followed by thousands ... Continue Reading

  • A Quick Spin on Dizziness, Vertigo and Other Balance Disorders November 20, 2017

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    Common, rarely life-threatening, but very unsettling, an attack of dizziness or vertigo can send your world into a spin with simple acts like turning around to back up a car, bending down to tie a ... Continue Reading

  • Congratulations to Dr. Shea and Dr. Puglisi May 2, 2017

    We congratulate Dr. Shea and Dr. Puglisi for their 30 and 15 years of service to Greenwich Hospital and Glenville Medical.  They were both honored this weekend by the Greenwich Hospital administration for their efforts.  Thank you both for all your hard work and dedication on behalf of your patients and the community.

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  • Dr. Shea is on the move! March 21, 2017

    Dr. Shea just completed her teaching attending rotation where she led Greenwich Hospital/Yale University residents and New York Medical College students in evaluating and managing complicated hospitalized patients and reviewing important medical topics.

    She is also serving as a chaperone and team physician for the Rye Country Day School spring athletic teams at Hilton Head, SC. Good luck, Dr. ... Continue Reading

  • Dr. Steven Mickley is in the news March 20, 2017

    We’d like to share a thoughtful piece on the increasing popularity of concierge medicine written by the Silver Century Foundation, which features our own Dr. Steven Mickley. He succinctly explains why the current state of healthcare spurred his change to concierge medicine at Glenville Medical. “In the old days, you really had the time to ... Continue Reading

  • The Connected Patient: Keeping Up with Apps March 14, 2017

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    The ubiquitous smart phone has boosted its useful- ness tenfold in the past decade with a mushrooming library of health and wellness apps. Some aim to help you monitor your condition day-to-day, understand and stay on track with medications, or diagnose your symptoms, ... Continue Reading

  • Gut Instincts: Can More Bacteria Mean Better Health? March 14, 2017

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    Healthy bacteria may seem like a contradiction in terms, but years of research and real world experience point toward an unexpectedly promising finding: the microorganisms continually forming in your intestine may confer health benefits that we are only just beginning to understand.

    Here is ... Continue Reading

  • Try a New Approach to Food in the New Year: Stop Dieting and Focus on Mindful Eating March 13, 2017

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    The dieting-overeating-weight regain cycle is almost inevitable, not because people fail diets but because diets fail people. It is important to understand that rebound overeating happens to almost everybody, and should not be viewed as an individual weakness or fault. The main reason ... Continue Reading