A Medical Dispatch for Well Beings

Volume 4, Number 5 | October 2022

What the Evidence Says About Longevity

The field of longevity medicine is just beginning to get its footing in science. Like any nascent and exciting field, there will be people who go all-in on the hype cycle – but it is important to reflect on the fact that, at the present moment, we are at the peak of inflated expectations. The promise […]

Pediatrician’s Point of View

Can Technology Cause Early Puberty?

Dr. Hela Barhoush takes a look at new research on the connection between blue light and puberty in pre-adolescent children.

Infectious Disease Update

COVID, Monkeypox, Polio

We Know… The BA.5 Omicron subvariant is still dominant in the US. Several other variants are being monitored closely including BA.2.75.2, BA.4.6, and BQ.1.1. The Pfizer and Moderna bivalent booster vaccines (comprised of the original virus and Omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5) are currently available for those who received their last vaccination two months ago or more. […]

Clinical Spotlight

Dr. Annette van der Hoeven

Meet our new New York-based internist.

Inside Medicine Podcast

Unpacking Longevity: The Science of Feeling Young to Age 95

Private Medical physicians Dr. Jordan Shlain and Dr. Hadi Halazun are joined by Dr. Eric Verdin, the president and CEO of the Buck Institute for Research on aging. The doctors discuss biological age vs. chronological age, the science of aging cells and its role in chronic disease, and Dr. Verdin’s optimism for our ability to live healthy lives to age 95.