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DECEMBER 19, 2006
  University of Pennsylvania Health System Experts Available for Season-Specific Health Topics

Over the River and Through the Woods: Traveling this holiday season? Be aware of the major impairments that lack of sleep may cause you behind the wheel.

Allan Pack, MB, ChB, PhD Allan Pack, MB, ChB, PhD,
Chief of the Division of Sleep Medicine

Don’t Drop the New Year’s Ball on Your Resolution: The best approach for making and sticking to a healthy diet and exercise plan for 2007.

Lisa Hark, PhD, RD Lisa Hark, PhD, RD,
Director of the Nutrition Education and Prevention Program
UPHS Crest Jennifer Williams, MS, RD,
Senior Clinical Dietitian Specialist

Winter Getting Under Your Skin?: The dry, winter air can wreak havoc on your skin. Learn ways to protect your skin from the elements and treat common conditions like dry, cracked, or itchy skin.

Joel M. Gelfand, MD, MSCE Joel M. Gelfand, MD, MSCE,
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Can Your Heart Dig It?: Some of you do have an excuse to get out of "clearing the walk" after it snows. Why shoveling snow causes so much stress on your heart and who should avoid doing it.

Irving Herling, MD Irving Herling, MD,
Director of Consultative Cardiology in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Can’t Sit Still?: If you suffer from restless leg syndrome (RLS), it may worsen during the holidays. That's due to increased consumption of coffee, tea and chocolate this time of year.

Charles Cantor, MD Charles Cantor, MD,
Medical Director of the Penn Sleep Centers


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