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Food for Your Mood: Nutrition as a Part of the Treatment and Prevention of Major Depressive Disorder

The mainstays for treatment for major depressive disorder include cognitive behavioral therapy and antidepressant medications; however, we also have an underutilized opportunity to connect our patients with depressive symptoms to lifestyle modifications that have the potential to improve their mental health, especially in the area of nutrition.

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Treating Osteoarthritis Flare-Ups in the Age of COVID-19

For years we have been telling our patients to move more. With the COVID-19 pandemic leading to wide-spread shutdowns, stay-at-home orders and quarantine protocols, employees are working from home and finding new and even more sedentary daily routines than ever before. As a result of this physical inactivity, metabolic and musculoskeletal complications may lead to worsening of these chronic diseases and increase the number of physically disabled people in the years to come.

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Improving Health by Engaging in Advocacy

Advocacy can take place in any form as long as the goal of promoting change in the system can be achieved. What’s most important is to start taking active steps towards advocacy. By engaging in more advocacy, current and future physicians will be able to make a positive impact on patient health and wellness.