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Concierge Medicine

By: Rob Norris, D.O.
March 22nd, 2019

Typically, when doctors are referenced, you’re likely to hear “M.D.” associated with the doctor’s name. And this makes sense because about 9 out of every 10 physicians in the U.S. is a “medical doctor” or M.D.

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Medical Perspectives

By: Rob Norris, D.O.
October 26th, 2016

Are you ready for a few sobering statistics on heart disease? According to the Heart Foundation, heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. Left untreated, heart disease can lead to stroke, heart attack and premature death, and it does so for approximately one million people every year.  However, it’s not all bad news. While it’s crucial that we understand how dangerous heart disease can be, we should also feel empowered that we can heavily decrease our chances of developing heart disease by how we live our lives.