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Blog Posts by Virginia Kladder, M.D.

Next Level Health and Wellness Tips that Won’t Disappoint

Posted by Virginia Kladder, M.D. on Apr 27, 2018

A lot of health and wellness articles you see online or in magazines can reel you in with a headline promising the “Top 10 things you didn’t know” -- only to deliver “9 things you already knew”. This is an especially common experience for those of you who pay attention to your health, generally eat well and make time for the gym. If that sounds like you, and you’re interested taking your health and wellness to the next level, this article won’t disappoint.

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Topics: Medical Perspectives, Lifestyle & Wellness

Everything You Need To Know About Shingrix, The New Shingles Vaccine

Posted by Virginia Kladder, M.D. on Feb 27, 2018

Shingrix, the new vaccine from GSK is now available for prevention of herpes zoster (also known as shingles) and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), the most common complication from shingles. The vaccine is delivered in two doses with the second shot taking place two to six months following the first. For more information about shingles, chickenpox, and how vaccination works, click here to read a related article from our own Dr. Mark Petrizzi.

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Topics: Medical Perspectives

Save Money by Saving Time at the Doctor

Posted by Virginia Kladder, M.D. on Oct 6, 2017

Everyone loves to see their savings grow. Substitute your daily trip to the coffee shop for the coffee pot at home and it’s easy to see how much you’re able to save. Unlike your morning coffee, some things, like the cost of healthcare, may not be so easy to quantify.

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Topics: Concierge Medicine

Combating Seasonal Affective Disorder

Posted by Virginia Kladder, M.D. on Jan 1, 2015

Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as winter depression or the winter blues, is a mood disorder that affects some people when daylight hours are shorter — November to March in most areas of the country.

These normally mentally healthy individuals experience depressive symptoms in the winter, including:

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Topics: Medical Perspectives, Lifestyle & Wellness

Tips for Gaining Memories, Not Weight

Posted by Virginia Kladder, M.D. on Nov 1, 2014

So many of us go in to the holiday season with an all-or-nothing attitude. We know there will be parties and family dinners of tables laden with rich, delicious, calorie-filled foods, so it’s tempting to discard healthy habits for the season.

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Topics: Lifestyle & Wellness

A Dose of OTC Education

Posted by Virginia Kladder, M.D. on Sep 1, 2014

With the chilly fall air on its way, the first cold or flu of the season can't be far behind. At that first cough, sneeze or scratchy throat, you'll probably head off to the pharmacy to pick up an over-the-counter (OTC) cold or cough remedy.

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Topics: Medical Perspectives

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