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Steven Charlap
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Dr. Charlap is a graduate of the NYU School of Medicine and The Harvard Business School. In 1989, he founded HealthDrive, the nation's largest provider of medical and dental services to the extended care industry. Over twenty years, his organization cared for 5 million patients across 1,500 facilities located in 13 states. He exited HealthDrive in 2010 to found MDPrevent, the seamless integration of primary care, preventive medicine, and education.
Dr. Charlap is a graduate of the NYU School of Medicine and The Harvard Business School. In 1989, he founded HealthDrive, the nation's largest provider of medical and dental services to the extended care industry. Over twenty years, his organization cared for 5 million patients across 1,500 facilities located in 13 states. He exited HealthDrive in 2010 to found MDPrevent, the seamless integration of primary care, preventive medicine, and education.

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Who Are You?
On a societal level, that’s a relatively easy question to answer.
You’re either living as a man or a woman, are somewhere between young
and old, probably play a role in a family structure as a parent, child
and/or sibling, developed or learned some type ...

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You Can't Trust A Chocolate By Its Color
The other day, I went to the movies (yes,
too much time on my hands) and purchased a DOVE® brand product labeled
as "Dark Chocolate." As I sat watching the movie and snacking on the so
called "dark chocolate," it occurred to me that the product was much ...

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168
Do you know what 168 stands for? For those who do not know that
number, let me give you some hints. 168 represents something very
valuable, yet often taken for granted. It's also represents something
that most people would think is far less. Ready for th...

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No Really, It's All About You.
I’ve been as guilty as anyone who tries to give the best health
advice to family, friends and even strangers. I’ve answered countless
questions and initiated endless discussions about food, nutrition,
dietary supplements, exercise, and many other facets ...

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Next Stop: Stanford University
In 1955, Albert Einstein was quoted that one should "learn from
yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to
not stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing." Like
Einstein, I have always believed in lifelong le...

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Caveat Lector -- Let The Reader Beware!
A new study shows… How many times have you heard that phrase followed by some new big
revelation? It’s usually a new discovery because few scientists want to study and
merely confirm what is already known. If they do, the confirmed results often
don’t see t...

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Dr. Oz Show Canceled???
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY. June 6, 2017 --After riot police were summoned, Harpoon
Productions, the producers of the Dr. Oz Show bowed to public outcry and the rapidly
growing crowd outside it’s studios that stretched down Manhattan’s Sixth Avenue,...

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Kayaking with Alligators and Other Calculated Risks
Jonathan Dickinson Park is a Florida State Park located in Martin County, Florida. The Loxahatchee River runs through the park.  Last Friday, accompanied by my wife and another couple, I kayaked down the river to view pristine nature.  Watching us from the ...

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Is (The End of) Death Inevitable?
At a dinner party nearly two years ago, I made a passing comment about the
inevitability of death. The host, an Israeli-Danish economics professor, took
exception to my statement. He responded that one can only speak with certainty
about what has happened, ...

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When Is Vitamin D A Real Worry?
On March 14, 2014, I wrote a blog titled Vitamin D and Breast Cancer: Are they married or just acquaintances? The blog explained why study results that showed a relationship between low Vitamin D levels and a poor breast cancer prognosis were misleading by ...
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