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Facts about Sunscreen

What is an SPF?

The Sun Protection Factor (SPF) displayed on the sunscreen label ranges from 2 to as high as 50 and refers to the product’s ability to screen Read more

What is Family Medicine

What is Family Medicine?
Defining the Specialty

The specialty of family medicine is centered on lasting, caring relationships with patients and their families. Family physicians integrate the biological, clinical and behavioral Read more

Study Proves Dramatic Reduction in Hospitalizations & $300 Million Savings for MDVIP’s Personalized Healthcare Model

Boca Raton, FL (January 3, 2013) — Patients under the care of MDVIP-affiliated primary care physicians experience a dramatic decrease in Read more

Eat For Health – The Anti-Cancer Diet

By Joel Fuhrman M.D.

As reported by the U.S. government and Center for Disease Control (CDC), cancers of the colon, breast, prostate and lung are the top four deadliest cancers in the modern world. Read more

Primary Care and the Affordable Care Act

The headlines were ominous: Good luck finding a doctor under Obamacare. Not enough doctors for newly insured. Obamacare, doctor shortage could crash health system. Read more

Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

For many of us, relaxation means zoning out in front of the TV at the end of a stressful day. But this does little to reduce the damaging effects of stress. To effectively combat stress, we need to activate the body’s natural relaxation response. You can do this by practicing relaxation techniques such as deep breathing, meditation, rhythmic exercise, and yoga. Fitting these activities into your life can help reduce everyday stress and boost your energy and mood. Read more

History behind ‘An apple a day’

Apples have long been associated with a healthful diet. The fruit is low in calories and sodium, and high in fiber and Vitamin C.

But just how long ago did humans coin the adage “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. Read more

11 Habits Of People Who Never Worry

Worry is, sadly, an inevitability of life. Bad things are bound to happen, and the natural human reaction is to think about the negative consequences that could potentially arise.

However, worry is rarely productive — “it’s something we do over and over again, without much resolution, and it’s typically of the worst-case scenario of the future,” explains Jason Moser, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Michigan State University, who has conducted studies on worry.

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10 misconceptions about weight loss

Popular weight loss Myths and Misconceptions

  • Crash diets give you long lasting results: This type of diet cannot give your body any lasting results, because, in first place, this diet is very hard to follow. Also, if you manage to stick to this diet for some time, your energy level dips, increasing your cravings for more sugar and high-fat intake.
  • Rigorous workouts work faster: False. Doing a fixed amount of exercise on a daily basis is sufficient. Read more
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