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Provider Spotlight: Laura Liston, MSN, FNP-C

Provider Spotlight: Laura Liston, MSN, FNP-C

Tell us about which Nurse Practitioner (NP) school you attended and why it made the top of your list?            I attended Regis College, in Weston, MA, just outside of Boston.  I chose Regis because it was 100% in-person instruction, provided clinical training with some of the best medical facilities in the world, including Partners ...
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Healthier Oatmeal Cookies

Healthier Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients: 1 ¼ cups quick oats 1 cup white whole wheat flour 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon kosher salt ½ cup honey ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ⅓ cup dark chocolate chips ¼ cup chopped walnuts   Directions: Whisk oats, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and kosher salt together in a large bowl. Combine honey, ...
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Are You at Risk for Arthritis?

Are You at Risk for Arthritis?

Although arthritis can develop without certain risk factors, many people who develop arthritis have other health problems as well. Being aware of risk factors can help you to mitigate your chances of developing arthritis! As the CDC points out on their website, “You can decrease your risk of getting arthritis or making arthritis worse by ...
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Dr. Gary B. Maniloff Announces Retirement

Dr. Gary B. Maniloff Announces Retirement

Dr. Gary B. Maniloff, M.D., board-certified in internal medicine and rheumatology with Arthritis & Osteoporosis Consultants of the Carolinas (AOCC), will retire after 39 years of practicing medicine. Dr. Maniloff graduated from the State University of New York at Albany, Yale University, and Sackler School of Medicine. He completed a fellowship in rheumatology at Long Island ...
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Provider Spotlight: Michelle Wood, NP

Provider Spotlight: Michelle Wood, NP

Tell us about which Nurse Practitioner (NP) school you attended and why it made the top of your list? Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. They were one of the 1st universities to offer Advanced Study of Complementary and Integrative Health Therapies Certificate, which is my passion. Where did you complete your residency or fellowship? How/why did ...
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Tips for Staying Active As You Age

Tips for Staying Active As You Age

Aging is inevitable, it happens to everyone. But we can, in some measure, offset the effects of aging by staying active. Staying active increases your flexibility and mobility as you age and also reduces your risk of developing cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.  Here are some tips for staying active into your older years: Find a regular walking buddy. Join ...
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Physician Spotlight: Dr. Heather Gladue

Physician Spotlight: Dr. Heather Gladue

Tell us why you chose Nova Southern University for medical school?       I chose NSU-COM because I was drawn to osteopathic medicine. I have always believed that medicine is about treating the whole person and osteopathic medicine focuses on this. Everything we do and eat affects our body and it is important that we not ...
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Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie Recipe

Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients 2 Cups of Kale 1 Medium Steamed or Boiled Beetroot 1 Cup of Frozen Mango 1 Cup of Frozen Pineapple 3 Cups of Coconut Water 2 TBSP of Flax Seed 2 TBSP of Chia Seed   Directions Blend until smooth adding more Coconut Water as needed to achieve a smooth texture.  
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Beneficial Types of Exercise for Arthritis

Beneficial Types of Exercise for Arthritis

Exercise is critical for maintaining optimal joint health.  If you suffer from arthritis, exercise can help promote joint function, flexibility, and overall strength. It can even help reduce your arthritis symptoms and pain. Also, as you probably know, consistent exercise is important for maintaining a healthy weight. Losing excess weight alleviates pressure on your joints ...
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Physician Spotlight: Dr. Mai Abdelnabi

Physician Spotlight: Dr. Mai Abdelnabi

Arthritis and Osteoporosis Consultants of the Carolinas welcomes Dr. Mai Abdelnabi to our group! Dr. Mai is now accepting new patients. Tell us, why did you chose George Washington University for medical school? I really liked GW’s medical curriculum, their scholarly concentration program (I was in the medical education track) and their commitment to community service. I ...
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After 39 Years, Dr. Maniloff is Retiring - Help Send Him Off With a Well Wish!

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