• 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......

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  • 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......

  • Beyond the Bedside: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You may notice several groups participating in breast cancer awareness, along with the American Cancer Society. The NFL has been one of the largest platforms......

  • Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

    Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4......

  • Beyond the Bedside: Sinus Infection

    One of the most common problems physicians see in the office is what patients often call “sinus infections.” A similar, but more encompassing term used in the medical field is “upper respiratory......

  • Understanding A1C: A Key Marker in Diabetes Management

    Diabetes is a complex metabolic disorder and one of the most common chronic diseases seen at our office. Managing diabetes requires close monitoring of blood glucose levels to prevent complications. One crucial......

  • Apple and Ham Quiche

    Apple and ham quiche is a delightful dish that combines the sweetness of apples with the savory goodness of ham in a creamy, custard-filled pastry crust. Here’s a basic recipe for making......


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