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FALL 2017

LEHIGH COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY

1620 W Highland St, | Allentown, PA 18102

610-437-2288 | lcmedsoc.org

2017
LCMS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Bruce D. Nicholson, MD
President
Oscar A. Morffi, MD
Treasurer
Charles J. Scagliotti, MD, FACS
Secretary

CENSORS
Howard E. Hudson, Jr., MD
Edward F. Guarino, MD

TRUSTEES

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3 IN THIS ISSUE

16 GRAPEFRUIT: FRIEND OR FOE?

ON THE COVER
4 CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY
PROGRAMS WORK

By Kristin Motely

We Can Show You How

FEATURES
6 SPECIALIZED REHABILITATION
CARE FOR BRAIN INJURIES

By Frank Hyland, MSPT

George A. Arangio, MD
Wayne E. Dubov, MD
Kenneth J. Toff, DO

EDITOR

David Griffiths
Executive Officer

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legal, medical or other advice or recommendations for any
individuals. The placement of editorial opinions and paid
advertising does not imply endorsement by the Lehigh
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All rights reserved. No portion of this publication may be
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written consent of the publisher or editor.
Cover Photo: Amanda K. Buss, executive director of
the Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh
Valley, poses with her husband, Mark Sivak, and daughter,
Madalyn. Photo Credit: Beth Ravier Photography

8 BONE AND JOINT ACTION WEEK

By OAA Orthopaedic Specialists

10 MENTAL ILLNESS
Let's Talk About It

A Pharmacist's Perspective

18 PROTECT YOUR HEARING
By Avoiding Excessive Noise

By Dr. Kate O'Brien

19 PA TO GET $26.5 MILLION

in Federal Grants to Combat Opioid Abuse

20 MOST CHILDREN CAN BENEFIT
FROM STRENGTH TRAINING
By Joanne M. Kourey

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
22 MEDICAL MARIJUANA

By Margaret Murphy

By Bruce Nicholson

12 TESTING FOR BLOOD
LEAD LEVELS IN CHILDREN

24 CARE CENTERED COLLABORATIVE

13 PROMOTE. SUPPORT. PROTECT.

26 COMPASSIONATE AND VALUABLE
HEALTHCARE

The Benefits of Breastfeeding Your Baby

14 DIRECT PRIMARY CARE
What it is and How it Works

By Jaan Sidorov, M.D.

By George A. Arangio, M.D.

29 HUMANENESS IN MEDICINE AWARD

By Kimberly Legg Corba, D.O.

30 AMA ALLIANCE PHYSICIAN
FAMILY BURNOUT QUIZ

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