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February 2021 Recipes

Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia Seed Pudding

By Lia Valenzuela Lia Valenzuela, Social Media Coordinator for Symposia Medicus, shares a food-allergy-friendly recipe fit for 4-6 people—or one teenage boy.   My son, Enzo, was only three months old when we discovered he had severe food allergies. I was breastfeeding him at the time, and as expected, I was advised to remove all…

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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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January 2021 The New Normal

Virtual CME Experience: Both Sides of the Coin

By Dr. Steven Anderson, MD

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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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January 2021 Recipes

Resolution Recipe: Revithia Soup

by Artemis Morris, ND, MS, L.Ac. Dr. Artemis Morris, a speaker at Symposia Medicus’ annual conferences on Integrative Medicine in Women’s Health over the last six years, shares a healthy, feel-good recipe to start us all off on the right foot—or should I say right food—for the New Year.   There is such a thing as “healthy”…

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Health & Wellness January 2021

Small & Easy Changes for Fitness & Well-Being

by Judi Bar, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT Judi Bar, a speaker at Symposia Medicus’ annual conferences on Integrative Medicine in Women’s Health over the last three years, offers ways to start the New Year with small, easy changes for fitness and well-being.   We have come off quite a year. Mostly everything has changed, although you…

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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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December 2020 Recipes

Monkey Bread

by Angie Dimitri Symposia Medicus Assistant Manager and Conference Planner Angie Dimitri shares a family favorite tear-and-share recipe. She invites everyone to dig in and rip off a piece of this dessert-in-disguise during breakfast this holiday season.      Every Christmas morning of my life (and let’s just say that I have turned 29 many, many…

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December 2020 Health & Wellness

Playing the Long Game

by Edward Walker, MD, MHA Symposia Medicus faculty member Dr. Edward Walker provides perspective on the importance and impact of self-care during the ongoing pandemic. Today is the nine-month anniversary of the little index card sign I placed over the latch of my front door. Its crumpled, askew message says, “WASH HANDS.” It was a…

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Health & Wellness November 2020 Travel Tips

Navigating the Holidays During the Pandemic

The holidays like we’ve never had them before. Well, here we are in November. Who would’ve thought it could arrive so quickly while this year has felt so long? As we dive into the holiday season, we must remember that we aren’t out of the woods yet. While we continue to navigate the currents of…