Monthly Archives: March 2012

American Academy of Home Care Physicians

Stephen Kinney, MD is now a member of the American Academy of Home Care Physicians. Please refer to their website for further information regarding this organization. http://aahcp.org/  

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To Exercise or Not to Exercise

Regular physical activity helps prevent heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes,  obesity, and osteoporosis. So, how much exercise does an adult need to effect a benefit? According to the American Heart Association, at least 150 minutes per week of moderate … Continue reading

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A sugar-sweetened soda a day will not keep the doctor away!

Recently, the March 12, 2012 issue of Circulation, an American Heart Association journal, published information regarding intake of sugar containing beverages and risk of heart disease. Consuming sugar sweetened beverages has been shown in the past to cause weight gain as well being a risk … Continue reading

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Achoo and Gesundheit!!

It’s Spring in the nation’s capital and time again for the dreaded sneezing, runny nose and itchy eyes that are something most of us who live here have grown accustom to suffering in this beautiful city of ours. What can … Continue reading

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Testing…..1,2,3

Metro Direct Care Medical is now on Facebook! Just testing the link from this blog to Facebook.

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Hypertension – Get your Blood Pressure Checked

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease. It affects one in three adults in the United States and contributes to one out of every seven deaths and nearly half of all cardiovascular disease–related deaths in … Continue reading

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HealthTap

Through my friend Vishwas Pethe, I have learned of a interesting site which I feel is worth sharing. http://www.healthtap.com ” HealthTap is an Interactive Health Network dedicated to improving your health and well-being. We personalize health information for you and provide … Continue reading

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