Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2012’

Something Smells Fishy: The Latest News on Postpartum Depression


Bad news for Nemo, good news for women everywhere. Fighting postpartum depression might be as easy as adding more fish to your diet. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry just published a review stating that increasing Omega-3 intake to recommended levels could help women of childbearing age battle depression. Research shows that Omega-3 helps your body release serotonin, that hormone that …

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Screenings for Relatives of SCD Victims


The European Heart Journal, official Journal of the European Society of Cardiology, published a study conducted in Denmark over the span of 11 years. The study followed family members of young victims of Sudden Cardiac Death. Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) in the young is often associated with genetic mutations so it isn’t a great surprise that the victims’ closest relatives …

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Dr. Terry J. Styles on Integrative Medicine, Part I

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As promised, an interview with Dr. Styles! I had the privilege of sitting down with Dr. Terry Styles a few days ago and chatting about her take on complementary/integrative medicine and its role in cancer treatment. Terry Styles, M.D., is the Medical Director of Radiation Oncology at MNAP Medical Solutions and in addition to being a wonderful doctor, she also …

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Halloween 2012


As usual Halloween at MNAP does not disappoint. Even though it was changed to the 2nd of November due to Superstorm Sandy, we celebrated in the full spirit of the holiday. Oncology chose the theme of Gilligan’s Island turning their reception area into a tropical paradise. While Radiology was sent back in time to the 1980’s, bad hair and all! …

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