• Value-Based Medicine

    You might be familiar with the term “value-based medicine,” which, like many healthcare terms, can be a bit perplexing if you haven’t delved into the intricacies of the healthcare system. The complexities......

  • MD vs. DO


  • Summer Harvest Salad

    In July, North Carolina enjoys an abundance of fresh, locally grown produce like tomatoes, corn, cucumbers, and peaches. Here’s a healthy, refreshing summer salad recipe that highlights these seasonal ingredients: NC Summer......

  • The Importance of Regular Check-Ups: Your Key to Long-Term Health

    In our fast-paced lives, it’s easy to overlook the importance of regular medical check-ups. However, routine visits to your primary care doctor are crucial for maintaining good health and preventing potential health......

  • Summer Exercise Ideas

    As temperatures soar during the summer months, staying active can become a challenge. Exercising outdoors in the heat can increase the risk of dehydration, heat exhaustion, and sunburn. However, maintaining your fitness......

  • Quinoa & Avocado Summer Salad

    Ingredients:1 cup quinoa, rinsed2 cups water1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved1 avocado, diced1 cup corn kernels (fresh, frozen, or canned)1 small red onion, finely chopped1......

  • Skin Cancer: Myths vs. Facts

    Separating myths from facts is essential in understanding skin cancer. Here are some key points to consider: Myth: Only fair-skinned individuals are at risk of skin cancer.Fact: While fair skin does increase......

  • Healthy Blueberry Muffins

    Blueberries are not only delicious but also packed with antioxidants and nutrients. Here’s a healthy and delightful recipe for Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins: Ingredients:1 cup whole wheat flour1 cup rolled oats1/2 cup honey......

  • Beyond the Bedside: Heart Disease

    Dr. Eric Sensenbrenner “Heart disease” is a term that can be used interchangeably with cardiovascular disease. Both describe poor blood flow to the heart, brain, or other parts of the body that......

  • Asparagus and Pea Risotto

    Ingredients: 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces1 cup fresh or frozen peas1 small onion, finely chopped2 cloves garlic, minced1 cup Arborio rice4 cups vegetable broth, kept warm1/2 cup dry......

  • Beyond the Bedside: Essential vitamins for Primary Prevention

    During patient consultations, I often address questions about vitamins and supplements. Vitamins and minerals provide the body with essential nutrients necessary for its normal functions. For the majority of individuals, a balanced......

  • Spring Spinach Salad with Strawberries

    This salad is often topped with ingredients like sliced almonds or feta cheese for added texture and richness. The homemade poppy seed dressing, typically made from ingredients like yogurt, honey, Dijon mustard,......

  • Exploring the 5 Love Languages: The Key to Lasting Connections

    Since its debut in 1992, “The 5 Love Languages” has changed the way we understand and express emotional care in relationships. At the heart of the book’s philosophy is the concept that......

  • Broken Heart Syndrome: Understanding the Mind-Body Connection

    Broken Heart Syndrome, medically termed stress cardiomyopathy or takotsubo cardiomyopathy, is a condition that often presents with symptoms similar to those of a heart attack. However, unlike a heart attack, this syndrome......

  • Healthier Dark Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

    To make dark chocolate-covered strawberries a healthier treat, you can adjust the recipe by choosing high-quality ingredients and adding some health-conscious toppings. Here’s how you can tweak the recipe: Ingredients: 1 pound......

  • Eating Healthier In The New Year

    By Tristan Samson, Practice Manager It’s that time of year when resolutions are made, some kept, some broken but usually all are made with the best of intentions. Eating healthier is a......

  • Healthy Hot Cocoa Recipe

    Ingredients: 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (or any milk of your choice) 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder 1-2 tablespoons honey, maple syrup, or any preferred sweetener (adjust to taste) 1/4 teaspoon pure......

  • A Holiday Message

    Tis the season to celebrate and connect with people you care about. Nobody wants to be sick or inthe hospital for the holidays, but studies have shown that more people are admitted......

  • Here’s a simple and delicious vegetable crudité recipe along with a classic yogurt-based dip

    Vegetable Crudité: Ingredients: 2-3 carrots, peeled and cut into sticks 2-3 celery stalks, cut into sticks 1-2 bell peppers (assorted colors), sliced into strips 1 cucumber, sliced into rounds or sticks Cherry......

  • Phil’s Deli Angel Tree

    This holiday season, we’re excited to continue sponsoring the Salvation Army Women & Children’s Shelter and the S.H.I.P. Program, which helps women and their children transition into their own homes out of......

  • Healthy Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce

    Ingredients: 12 ounces fresh cranberries 1/2 cup orange juice (freshly squeezed) 1/4 cup pure maple syrup or honey (adjust to taste) 1 teaspoon orange zest 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground......

  • Beyond the Bedside: The Role of Exercise in Managing Type 2 Diabetes

    Exercise plays a crucial role in managing type 2 diabetes and overall well-being. Engaging in physical activity helps improve insulin sensitivity, allowing your body to use insulin more effectively. This means that......


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