Archive for June, 2020

A Better Way to Manage Chronic Diseases: In-Person and Virtual Group Visits

Healthy choices and behavior like better nutrition, exercise, stress management and good sleep help patients with chronic diseases feel and live better. But busy physicians rarely have time to provide the information and help that most patients need to take better care of themselves. Shilpa P. Saxena, MD, IFMCP, found a solution to this problem: […]

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Archive for June, 2020

Healing Patients in this Time of Loneliness and Social Isolation

Social distancing is essential in helping flatten the COVID-19 curve but it’s also having a devastating effect on our patients’ physical, mental and spiritual health. Nearly half of American adults are feeling socially isolated from family and friends and are struggling to maintain their health, according to the Social Distancing Survey by Harris Poll. Social […]

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Archive for June, 2020

When Less Means More: Less Medical Care Means More Self-Care

Unfortunately, COVID-19 isn’t the only thing that can make you sick these days. Luckily, as re-entry is becoming more common across the country, there are ways to “hack” your stay-at-home anxiety, improve your wellbeing and make sure you’re ready if social isolation comes around again. Jan, 76, and Isabella, 4, are years apart in age […]

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Survey: COVID-19 Spurs Increase in Self-Care

The vast majority of U.S. adults (80%) say they will be more mindful about practicing self-care regularly once the pandemic is over, according to a new survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Samueli Integrative Health Programs. Nearly half of Americans (46%) also report that they are struggling to find ways to maintain […]

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