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April 2021 Newsletter Recipes

Rosie’s Dairy-Free Banana Bread

by Roselynn Granados In her journey toward reducing her blood pressure, increasing her energy, and improving her overall health, Symposia Medicus Administrative Assistant Roselynn Granados takes family-favorite recipes and gives them a healthy and clean twist. One such recipe is her dairy-free banana bread. Perfected over the years, Roselynn has replaced traditional components with cleaner,…

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April 2021 Newsletter

Sexual Health & General Health Intertwined

Dr. Michael Krychman is Executive Director of the Southern California Center for Sexual Health & Survivorship Medicine in Newport Beach, California and Co-Chair for this year’s 6th Annual Conference on Challenges in Sexual Healthcare being held in Napa, California this June. Reflecting on the past year and how social isolation has affected healthcare workers and…

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February 2021 Get to Know Newsletter

Dr. Puffer’s Perspective

A profile piece on one of Symposia Medicus’ longest serving faculty. Symposia Medicus’ venerated faculty member, Dr. James C. Puffer, has worn many hats. He has been a family medicine physician, American Board of Family Medicine president, Head Team Physician for the US Olympic Team, and a Symposia Medicus speaker for over 40 years. In…

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Health & Wellness January 2021

Allergic Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccines

by John M. Kelso, MD Symposia Medicus faculty member Dr. John M. Kelso has authored over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has been active as a speaker at national and international meetings of allergy, pediatric, and internal medicine societies. As the New Year arrives and people are starting to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, Dr. Kelso…

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Health & Wellness January 2021 Newsletter

Exercise After COVID-19? Take It Slow

by Jordan D. Metzl, MD, FAAP Long-time Symposia Medicus faculty member, Dr. Jordan Metzl, is a nationally-renowned physician, author, and fitness instructor who specializes in sports medicine and is an incredibly active member of the athletic world himself. Today, Dr. Metzl gives his recommendations for patients who are returning to exercise after recovering from COVID-19.…

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December 2020 Health & Wellness Newsletter

Behavior Matters: Magic Words

by Karen J. Miller, MD Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician and Symposia Medicus faculty member Dr. Karen Miller shares her insight on ways healthcare professionals can help parents address behavior or conduct problems with their children. Did you ever wish there were magic words? Actually, there are. I have been a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician for more than 30 years…

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Health & Wellness Newsletter

COVID-19 Resources

It has been eight months since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) and yet, there is still so much to learn about this novel coronavirus. Information is key, so Symposia Medicus will be working with our faculty to share information that healthcare professionals can use to help better understand…

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Health & Wellness Newsletter November 2020

What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About the U.S. Healthcare System

by Frank LoVecchio, DO, MPH, FACEP, ABMT Symposia Medicus faculty member Dr. Frank LoVecchio gives his thoughts and opinions on the pandemic and what COVID-19 has taught us about the U.S. Healthcare System. A challenging game played by teens is to ask me how to spin bad events into a positive. I applied this philosophy…

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November 2020 Recipes

Dairy-Free Pumpkin Pie

by Alexandria Morales Symposia Medicus Office Manager and Conference Planner Alexandria Morales shares her recipe for a fall favorite treat that dairy-free pie lovers can enjoy! I have been in love with pumpkin pie since the beginning of time. However, when I found out I had a dairy allergy, I couldn’t eat it anymore. It…

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Health & Wellness October 2020

Surviving a Viral Pandemic

by Roger Newman, MD In earlier months of grappling with the coronavirus, even medical professionals were still trying to grasp the importance of personal protective equipment (PPE) and cope with the ever-changing nature of the pandemic. Hear from Symposia Medicus faculty member, Dr. Roger Newman, as he shares his experience—with a sprinkle of humor—on contracting…