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Reducing fall risk

Our best line of defense is prevention By David Dunaief, M.D. When we are young, falls usually do not result in significant consequences. However, when we reach middle age and chronic diseases become more prevalent, falls become more substantial. And, unfortunately,...

Get up and move!

Are activity and exercise the same? By David Dunaief, M.D. Let’s begin with a pretest. I want to make it clear that a pretest is not to check whether you know the information but that you have an open mind and are willing to learn. 1) Which may have the most...

Why should we exercise?

Obscenely short intervals of exercise can still generate significant benefit By David Dunaief, M.D. What better way to start an article than with a pretest? 1) What minimum amount of exercise will reduce cardiovascular disease risk? a. 5 to 10 minutes per day b. 30...