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Dr. Teresa Saris Discusses Colorectal Cancer

Dec 03, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Dr. Teresa Saris of Total Access Medical answers questions regarding colorectal cancer. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University Medical School, Dr. Saris has been in practice and board certified in Internal Medicine since 1991. 

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How Does Sugar Affect A Child's Brain?

Nov 26, 2019 by Total Access Medical

It is no secret that sugar can have devastating effects on cardiac health and the waistline. However, evidence supports the theory that high levels of sugar can have negative effects on a child’s brain, from psychological wellbeing to cognitive function.

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What Is Your Hangover Telling You?

Nov 19, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Here’s what happens to your body when you have a hangover, and the chemical effect behind dehydration, headache, fatigue, and vomiting.

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What Are The Effects Of Sleep Deprivation?

Nov 12, 2019 by Total Access Medical

If you're not getting enough sleep, it could have significant impact on your day-to-day and long-term health. From mental health to how our bodies store fat, recent research is adding to evidence that illustrates how much sleep deprivation can, and is, impacting health.

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What Are The Signs Of Breast Cancer Other Than A Lump?

Nov 05, 2019 by Total Access Medical

A breast lump or mass is just one of the possible signs of breast cancer. Breast cancer can cause several additional changes to the skin on and around the breast.

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Explained: FSA and HSA For Concierge Medicine

Oct 29, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA) plans are like personal savings accounts. However, the funds in the accounts can only be used for qualifying medical expenses, which cover everything from insurance deductibles and copays down to supplies such as bandages, crutches, and contact lenses.

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Can You Ward Off Cancer With Exercise?

Oct 29, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, studied the effects of physical fitness on lung and colorectal cancer. 

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Does Diet Affect Brain Health?

Oct 22, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Since what people eat -– the nutrients available to the body -– affects various bodily functions, it seems logical that diet would affect brain chemistry and mood as well. Diet decisions that improve the rest of the body may improve the brain’s outlook on the world.

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Will Eating Less Sugar Help Me Lose Weight?

Oct 15, 2019 by Total Access Medical
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Why Financial Advisors Should Refer Clients To Concierge Doctors

Oct 08, 2019 by Total Access Medical
Financial advisors  should coach their clients not only on their finances, but also on their health care options. And, they should be looking for ways to provide a higher level of value-added services to strengthen their bond with their clients. One of the best ways for financial advisors to help their clients is to coach and advise them with regards to their clients health care.
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