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  • Forget Me Not: Normal Aging, Mild Cognitive Impairment or Dementia? November 20, 2017

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    We’ve all had the experience of frantically searching for car keys in the morning or walking purposefully into another room only to forget why we were going there, and as we age, it seems to occur with increasing ... Continue Reading

  • Sweet Surrender: Is Sugar Off the Table for Healthy Eaters? November 20, 2017

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    As we become more aware of what comprises healthy eating, sugar is increasingly viewed with a wary eye. Evidence is mounting that a sugar-filled diet – and the resulting weight gain – can lead to increased cholesterol, blood ... Continue Reading

  • Hepatitis C Testing Recommended for All Baby Boomers November 20, 2017

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    It’s called ‘the forgotten virus,’ but after a sustained advertising campaign and years of strong recommendations for testing by the Centers for Disease Control it’s almost certain that the liver-damaging Hepatitis C will be remembered…and for good reason. All people born between 1945 and ... Continue Reading

  • Stressed Out? A Guide to Signs, Symptoms November 20, 2017

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    “I think that you will all agree that we are living in most interesting times. I never remember myself a time in which our history was so full, in which day by day brought us new objects of interest, ... Continue Reading

  • The Healthy Aging Brain: Making Strides by Taking Strides November 20, 2017

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    “Walking is man’s best medicine.” Hippocrates
    Put away the handheld brain games and turn your focus from lifelong learning to lifelong walking. The road to sustaining brain health is an active one and taking that first step, followed by thousands more on ... Continue Reading

  • A Quick Spin on Dizziness, Vertigo and Other Balance Disorders November 20, 2017

    Common, rarely life-threatening, but very unsettling, an attack of dizziness or vertigo can send your world into a spin with simple acts like turning around to back up a car, bending down to tie a shoe or looking up at the sky.

    A range of ... Continue Reading

  • Thank you for attending our Oct. 11th Open House October 26, 2017

    To all our wonderful current, former and new patients who attended the October 11th Open House, we hope you enjoyed visiting with our team.  We are humbled by the number of patients who joined us for a lively evening and truly appreciate your support.

    If you didn’t attend the event but would like to meet our ... Continue Reading

  • Dr. Collins-Baine: “Faces of Darien” 2017 October 25, 2017

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    “Darien is filled with extraordinary professionals and businesses that share their talent, knowledge, and devotion with us every day. They are the essence of where we live and consistently strive to make our community one of the best in America.” Click to view ... Continue Reading

  • The Connected Patient: Keeping Up with Apps March 14, 2017

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    The ubiquitous smart phone has boosted its useful- ness tenfold in the past decade with a mushrooming library of health and wellness apps. Some aim to help you monitor your condition day-to-day, understand and stay on track with medications, or diagnose your symptoms, while ... Continue Reading

  • Gut Instincts: Can More Bacteria Mean Better Health? March 14, 2017

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    Healthy bacteria may seem like a contradiction in terms, but years of research and real world experience point toward an unexpectedly promising finding: the microorganisms continually forming in your intestine may confer health benefits that we are only just beginning to understand.

    Here is what ... Continue Reading