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Date: Dec 4, 2012

Managing Stress

The year is nearly over. Before you know it, the roller coaster of traditional holidays from Thanksgiving through Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s will be here. Feeling stressed just thinking about it? Here’s what Kaori Sakurai, MD, board certified internist on-staff at Missouri Baptist Medical Center has to say about managing stress.

Date: Dec 4, 2012

Fatigue: Facts and Fiction

Everyone experiences fatigue at some point, but according to sleep expert Shiraz Daud, MD, ongoing fatigue may indicate a more serious problem. “A major myth about fatigue is that it’s normal and just related to a busy lifestyle,” said Dr. Daud, a pulmonologist at Missouri Baptist Medical Center and fellowship-trained sleep medicine specialist. “In reality, fatigue can signal medical problems.”
Stress.  It’s something everybody has, and it can be difficult to avoid. How we deal with stress affects our happiness and our overall health.  At times, seeing a counselor may be helpful or even sometimes medication may be indicated, but almost always, a lifestyle change will help. One such option includes a routine exercise program.
Patients with congested nasal passages often assume they have a sinus infection or 'sinusitis." Inflamed nasal passages actually can be caused by allergies or viral colds. Physicians, therefore, generally limit the definition of sinusitis to bacterial infection of the sinuses.
Parents often ask me about vaccines, why and if they are needed and how many shots should be given at a time. Here are my answers to the most-asked questions:
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Tomatillo Salsa

Tomatillo Salsa

With high fiber, unique antioxidant mix and vitamins C and A, "husk tomatoes" bring the flavor of Mexico to your table with this spicy Salsa Verde.

Chopped Peanut Salad

Chopped Peanut Salad

With tofu croutons and chopped peanuts, this Asian-inspired chopped salad packs a nutritional punch with 16 g of protein and only 257 calories.

Peach Chia Pudding

Peach Chia Pudding

Chia seeds are a powerhouse of nutrients filled with protein and fiber. This recipe makes a nutrient dense, guilt free snack for any occasion.

One-Pan Mediterranean Chicken with Quinoa

One-Pan Mediterranean Chicken with Quinoa

Mixing the bright flavors of the Mediterranean with Quinoa gives a protein-packed, nutritious punch in a one-pan dish that makes cleanup afterwards easy.

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