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  • An Update on the Measles Outbreak in the US April 29, 2019

    What are the newest guidelines for measles vaccinations?

    • Adults with no evidence of immunity should get 1 dose of MMR. Immunity is defined as documented receipt of 1 dose, or 2 doses, 4 weeks apart if high risk, of live measles virus-containing vaccine, laboratory evidence ...
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  • 4 Signs You’re Eating Too Little When Trying to Lose Weight April 25, 2019

    4 Signs You’re Eating Too Little When Trying to Lose Weight - Family healthcare of fairfaxWhile it may seem counter-intuitive, cutting too many calories from your diet when trying to lose weight can ...

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  • Spring Fitness April 2, 2019

    Ramping Up your Sprint Fitness after a Long, Sedentary Winter

    Whether you went into hibernation as the result of a record cold winter season, or took time off from your usual exercise routine because of ...

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  • Spring Training April 2, 2019

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    Spring Training: Ramping Up after a Long, Sedentary Winter

    Whether you went into hibernation as the result of a record cold winter season or took time off from your usual exercise routine because of a busy schedule or illness, spring ...

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  • Aging Well, Aging Healthy…a continuing series November 20, 2017

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    As almost 10,000 Baby Boomers officially become senior citizens each day, the focus on preventing and treating age-related ailments becomes distinctly more urgent. HealthWise presents an ongoing look at research that provides ...

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  • Aging Well, Aging Healthy…a continuing series November 20, 2017

    HealthWise Winter2016 Hasson

    As almost 10,000 Baby Boomers officially become senior citizens each day, the focus on preventing and treating age-related ailments becomes distinctly more urgent. HealthWise presents an ongoing look at research that provides ...

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  • Aging Well, Aging Healthy…a continuing series November 20, 2017

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    HealthWise presents an ongoing look at research that provides valuable insights to help today’s seniors – and the generations set to follow – create a vibrant next chapter. We have looked at strategies to keep the aging brain healthy ...

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  • Aging Well, Aging Healthy…a continuing series November 20, 2017

    HealthWise Spring2016 Hasson 300x295

    HealthWise presents an ongoing look at research that provides valuable insights to help today’s seniors – and the generations set to follow – create a vibrant next chapter. We have looked at strategies to keep the aging brain healthy ...

    Continue Reading
  • In Our Sights: Sharper Focus on Macular Degeneration Offers New Hope November 20, 2017

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    In the not so distant past, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), characterized by a loss of central vision, was deemed just another unfortunate consequence of growing older. The gradual breakdown of light-sensing retinal tissue that results in a blind spot directly ahead ...

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  • In Our Sights: Sharper Focus on Macular Degeneration Offers New Hope November 20, 2017

    Healthwise Winter 2015 FINAL Hasson 1 300x202

    In the not so distant past, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), characterized by a loss of central vision, was deemed just another unfortunate consequence of growing older. The gradual breakdown of light-sensing retinal tissue that results in a blind spot directly ahead ...

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