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  • MIND Your Diet November 20, 2017

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    Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. – Hippocrates
    Food’s healing properties is a concept that stems back to the earliest days of medicine, but has taken on new significance as a natural way ... Continue Reading

  • Unlocking the Genetic Code: Spotlighting Pharmacogenomics November 20, 2017

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    This is the first in a series exploring some of the most promising advances inspired by the Human Genome project. From the burgeoning field of pharmacogenomics to consumer genetic testing ... Continue Reading

  • Forget Me Not: Normal Aging, Mild Cognitive Impairment or Dementia? November 20, 2017

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    We’ve all had the experience of frantically searching for car keys in the morning or walking purposefully into another room only to forget why we were going there, and as we age, it seems to occur with ... Continue Reading

  • Sweet Surrender: Is Sugar Off the Table for Healthy Eaters? November 20, 2017

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    As we become more aware of what comprises healthy eating, sugar is increasingly viewed with a wary eye. Evidence is mounting that a sugar-filled diet – and the resulting weight gain – can lead to increased cholesterol, ... Continue Reading

  • 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