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  • When Are the Best Years of Our Lives? November 26, 2019

    Happiness Continuum: When Are the Best Years of Our Lives?

    Is there a predetermined peak age for happiness, before which our normal outlook is gloomy and melancholy and after which we slump back into these non-euphoric ways?

    Like trying to define why some people are ... Continue Reading

  • Kidney Stones: Treatment & Prevention September 4, 2019

    This Too Shall Pass: Treating and Preventing Kidney Stones

    More common, frequently less painful and far more preventable than reputed, kidney stones have, thankfully, entered a new era of highly effective, noninvasive procedures. We bring you ... Continue Reading

  • PULS Testing Now Available July 26, 2019

    PULS Cardiac Test: Marc Harrigan, MD

     

     

     

    What is this test?

    The Protein Unstable Lesion Signature or PULS Cardiac Test.

    How does the PULS Cardiac Test work?

    PULS Cardiac Test predicts Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS ), or the risk of having a heart attack within ... Continue Reading

  • July 2019 – Concierge Medicine of Buckhead “Updates” July 26, 2019

    Cardiovascular Disease: Marc Harrigan, Md of Concierge Medicine of BuckheadAssessing Cardiovascular Risks…..are the calculators accurate???

    Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is very common in the general population. In fact, it is one of the top causes of death in adults over the age of 60 in our country. ... Continue Reading

  • ED: The Real Talk June 13, 2019

    It has been my experience that most men tend to shy away from regular doctor’s visits. Some subscribe to a common theme that is echoed all too often: “I feel fine, no need to go see the doctor.” Ironically, this sense of complacency often turns to urgency when something goes wrong. The most frequent “wrong” ... Continue Reading

  • An Update on the Measles Outbreak in the US May 3, 2019

    What are the newest guidelines for measles vaccinations?

    • Adults with no evidence of immunity should get 1 dose of MMR. Immunity is defined as documented receipt of 1 dose, or 2 doses, 4 weeks apart if high risk, of live measles virus-containing vaccine, laboratory ... Continue Reading
    • Spring Training April 2, 2019

      Spring Training: Ramping Up after a Long, Sedentary Winter

      Whether you went into hibernation as the result of a record cold winter season, or took time off from your usual exercise routine because of a busy ... Continue Reading

    • Aging Well, Aging Healthy…a continuing series November 20, 2017

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      As almost 10,000 Baby Boomers officially become senior citizens each day, the focus on preventing and treating age-related ailments becomes distinctly more urgent. HealthWise presents an ongoing look at research that provides valuable ... Continue Reading

    • Aging Well, Aging Healthy…a continuing series November 20, 2017

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      HealthWise presents an ongoing look at research that provides valuable insights to help today’s seniors – and the generations set to follow – create a vibrant next chapter. We have looked at strategies to keep the aging brain healthy and ... Continue Reading

    • In Our Sights: Sharper Focus on Macular Degeneration Offers New Hope November 20, 2017

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      In the not so distant past, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), characterized by a loss of central vision, was deemed just another unfortunate consequence of growing older. The gradual breakdown of light-sensing retinal tissue that results in a blind spot directly ahead has ... Continue Reading