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Clinical Content July 2021 Newsletter Travel Tips

Traveling With Kids: Car Safety

By Karen J. Miller, MD Many families have been cooped up too long and are getting ready to hit the road. With summer in full swing and the population increasingly getting vaccinated, some people are going to start traveling again. But taking a road trip with the whole family can be a difficult situation—even without…

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July 2021 Newsletter Travel Tips

Resuming Travel

By Sarah Reagan & Jenna Korver 2021 is halfway over and we are ready to get outta here! While we are excited to start traveling again, things are not going to be completely “back to normal.” Whether we see you in Big Sky, Oahu, or Lake Tahoe, here is some information to keep in mind…

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June 2021 Newsletter Recipes Symposia Snacks

Maria’s Simple Salad

By Maria Craig Baldwin When it comes to cooking, simplicity is key. Simplicity is also key when it’s the middle of the week and you need a quick and healthy meal. Adding little touches like toasted nuts make all the difference. And using store-bought salad dressing is so pre-pandemic! This salad and salad dressing recipe…

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May 2021 Newsletter Travel Tips

Oh, the Places We’ve Been!

It’s been a long year of not traveling. While more of the population is getting vaccinated and renewing their passports, we are revving up to get away again. Symposia Spotlight asked our Faculty to share some of their favorite Symposia Medicus places they have traveled to. We are already packing our bags! Big Sky, Montana…

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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…