HealthWise Spring 2018 – Top Diets, Snoring Habits & Overcoming Depression

Welcome to the spring edition of HealthWise, the newsletter of Maryland Primary Care Physicians. In it, you’ll find help for depression, how to silence snoring, and the skinny on top diets. Feel free to share these articles with friends and family.
In this issue: Depression  |  Snoring  |  Diets
Finding Help For Depression
By: Dr. Ariel Warden-Jarrett
Did you know that depression is a leading cause of disability in the U.S.? Your primary care doctor can help you overcome depression and get your “joy bubbles” back.
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Your Snoring May be More Than a Nuisance
By: Fred Rost
I have been a snorer for quite a few years, much to the chagrin of my wife. This often resulted in her having to move to another bedroom and get a terrible night’s sleep. This left me feeling guilty for robbing her of sleep while I got a good night’s rest (or so I thought).
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Paleo, Keto, Veganism: Dishing on Top Diets
By: Tywanna Hamilton CRNP
Every time you turn on the TV, you may hear about a hot new diet that promises rapid weight loss and fabulous health. Let’s look at three diet plans that are getting a lot of buzz right now and see if they are healthy choices for you.
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MPCP News:

An EPIC Change
MPCP is excited to announce that this fall we will switch our electronic health records to EPIC, the leading records platform used by over 250 healthcare organizations nationwide. Look for more information this summer about how EPIC will help us improve care for you and your family.

Bowie Office Update
The Bowie office is getting a face lift. We are painting, installing new floors and cabinetry, and knocking out walls to make the most of our space. When we’re done, maybe in June, our patients will enjoy the fresh and pleasant new space.

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