COVID-19: Addressing the Infodemic

COVID-19: Addressing the Infodemic

Fear plays a significant role in pandemics, but it doesn’t have to. Let’s discuss the reaction to COVID-19, which is now being referred to as an “infodemic,” and how we can better understand it. What is an infodemic? The World Health Organization (WHO) defines an infodemic as “an overabundance of information — some accurate and some not — that makes it hard for … Continued

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Health By Chocolate

At this time of the year, seasonal sugarplums can take the shape of everything from chocolate reindeer to chocolate dreidels to chocolate Yule logs. Your primary care physicians at The Medical Group of South Florida in Jupiter, Florida, don’t mind your indulging your chocolate sweet tooth occasionally, especially over the holidays, with some caveats. Many … Continued

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Are Probiotics Worth the Hype?

Not only are probiotics touted across the media, they’ve seemingly begun to crop up in just about every processed food on the market these days. But are they worth their growing reputation as a miracle health remedy? Both the family practice physicians and the internal medicine specialists at The Medical Group of South Florida are … Continued

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