Smoking and Chronic Conditions

Smoking cigarettes causes many adverse effects on the body. Tobacco use increases the risk for many types of cancers along with an increase of risk with many chronic conditions. If you have a chronic condition, smoking not only increases your risk of developing them but can also make them significantly worse. Many people who smoke are …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Exercises

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks the lining of the joints, causing inflammation and pain. If left untreated, permanent joint damage can occur. Exercise is a vital component of the treatment of RA and can help reduce flare-ups. However, when you have stiff, painful joints, exercise can seem like a …

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Why Are There So Many Awareness Days?

Have you ever wondered why there are so many awareness days? It seems every month we are inundated with information on some new cause. It can be overwhelming, leaving you with the thoughts as to why it’s all necessary. However, awareness days have a purpose and provide a great way for you to take part …

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Meet the Team

Dr. Paul Dalgin and his wife Judith opened Stamford Therapeutics Consortium (STC) in 1994 with the sole mission to conduct the highest quality clinical trials. Clinical trials are used to develop treatments of all kinds for many diseases, disorders, and other ailments. These clinical trials are closely monitored by the Food and Drug Administration to …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis-History and Future

Rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an autoimmune disease which means that it causes our immune system to attack healthy parts of our body. In RA, the joints are the target. The inflammation thickens the tissue that lines the joints (synovium), creating swelling and pain inside and outside of the joints. If left untreated, joint damage, …

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Steer Clear of These Foods If You Have GERD!


Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a digestive disorder that can cause symptoms like chest pain and burning, especially after eating, and difficulty swallowing. GERD is a chronic disease that occurs when stomach acid flows into the food pipe, irritating the lining. Acid reflux and frequent heartburn are common GERD symptoms. Avoiding trigger foods may …

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Celiac Disease Awareness Day

Celiac disease (CeD) is a serious autoimmune disorder triggered by the consumption of a protein called gluten, which is found in wheat, barley, and rye. CeD causes symptoms like abdomen pain, diarrhea, and bloating. CeD affects approximately 1 in 133 Americans, but it’s estimated that over 80% of those with celiac disease are undiagnosed or misdiagnosed with …

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