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Fall 2014: Be Well

By Dr. Laura Picciano Whether you’ve overindulged this summer or simply decided to turn over a new leaf, there’s no better time to take charge of your health than before the business of the holiday season begins. One of the biggest challenges to wellness that I see in my practice is the motivation to change. [...]

Posted on 15 September 2014 | 8:35 pm

Botox® for Chronic Muscle Spasticity

Spasticity is a muscle control disorder that is characterized by tight or stiff muscles and an inability to control those muscles. Chronic muscle spasticity is a very common condition that can be painful and debilitating. It can interfere with movement, walking, dressing, bathing and sleep. It can also cause joint deformities and skin breakdown. Debilitating chronic spasticity is seen frequently with stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, brain injury and spinal cord injury as well as alone in such conditions like chronic neck spasm or writer’s cramp.

Posted on 21 August 2014 | 9:13 pm

A Head Start on Digestive Health

By Dr. Laura Picciano If you are 50 or older, please speak to your doctor about screening for colorectal cancer.  Most patients are asymptomatic in the early stages of this malignancy, so the benefit of early detection is clearly valuable.  There is also a focus at this time on Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis at [...]

Posted on 20 June 2014 | 3:22 pm

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Health Tip: Avoiding Salmonella From Your Pet

Wash hands after handling food for Fluffy or Fido.

Health Tip: Minimize Jet Lag

Observe sleep and meal times in new time zone.

Health Highlights: Sept. 17, 2014


Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids

Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say.