February 2013: Month in Review

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When it comes to matters of the heart, be they romance-related or otherwise, February is officially American Heart Month. Heart disease continues to be a major health concern for both men and women. The good news is that you can control many of the risk factors for heart disease by carefully managing your lifestyle, making healthy choices like quitting smoking, staying active, and eating a balanced diet.

You love her heart-smart recipes; now meet One Medical nutritionist Karyn Duggan, CNC (sneak peek: she’s an alum of the Chez Panisse kitchen!). And you won’t want to miss this interview with our own Michelle Rhee, MD, PhD, who shares her top Burning Man health tips.

Earlier this month, we published our first Meet Our Members interview, featuring One Medical member Siobhan Barros-Limón, who talked about her health goals in an inspirational chat with our editor.

Ever wondered whether there’s any weight to drinking eight glasses of water a day? One Medical’s Steven Chang, MD, breaks it down.

And spring’s just around the corner, so stick around for more delicious seasonal recipes, wellness tips, and insights from our providers. To your heart health!

Eat Well

Mediterranean Mackerel Salad by Karyn Duggan, CNC

15-Minute Pear Chutney by Alice Stern

Beet, Carrot, and Spinach Salad by Karyn Duggan, CNC

Live Well

Quirky Questions: Do I really need to drink 8 glasses of water a day? by Steven Chang, MD

Health Headlines

Women and Heart Disease by Malcolm Thaler, MD

Are Physicals a Waste of Time? by Malcolm Thaler, MD

Are Electronic Cigarettes Safe? by Malcolm Thaler, MD

Provider Profiles

Meet Our Providers: Michelle Rhee, MD, PhD by Lauren Pollini

Meet Our Providers: Karyn Duggan, CNC by One Medical Group

Member Profiles

Meet Our Members: Siobhan Barros-Limón by Nikki Jong

One Medical News

Announcing Our Newest Location: Burlingame Office by One Medical Group

Editor’s Note: Which One Medical provider should we feature next? Are you a member who wants to share your health story? Drop us a line at community[at]onemedical.com!

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