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Entries by Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. from 02/2011

Marathons: In the Literal Long Run, It's Training That Matters

| Posted 02.07.2011 | Los Angeles

Just about anyone can complete a marathon if they put their minds and bodies to the effort. However, anyone also can be badly injured if there is a failure to take training seriously.

The Biochemistry of Love's Ecstasy and Agony

| Posted 02.14.2011 | Los Angeles

New findings, on both animals and humans, show that it's not so much the heart but the brain and its biochemistry that play a big role in how we fall in love, with whom and for how long.

Shingles: Can Adults Protect Themselves From a Pox They Hoped to Leave to Childhood?

| Posted 02.21.2011 | Los Angeles

For roughly one in four to one in five people over their lifetime, the chickenpox virus recurs as shingles, a painful, blistering rash that usually attacks one side of the body.

Understanding Stuttering

| Posted 02.28.2011 | Los Angeles

In The King's Speech, Colin Firth portrays the stuttering, struggling King George VI. An estimated 3 million adults and children in the United States stutter.