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When should you take vitamin D supplements?

With vitamin D supplementation, more is not necessarily better. By David Dunaief, M.D. Dr. David Dunaief Here in the Northeast, we are quickly approaching the point in the year when we have the least daylight hours. This is the point at which many reach for vitamin D,...

Reducing osteoarthritis effects

Lifestyle changes may slow progression By David Dunaief, M.D. Osteoarthritis is widespread. Most commonly, it affects the knees, hips and hands. There are three types of treatment: surgery, involving joint replacements of the hips or knees; medications; and...

Tackling cardiovascular disease

Lifestyle changes put you in control By David Dunaief, M.D. Even though cardiovascular disease has been on the decline, it is still the number one killer of Americans, responsible for almost 30 percent of deaths per year (1). Let’s start with a quiz of your...