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  • Got Stress? Deal With It!

    Stress is inevitable in our lives. It is something that causes us to react with a fight or flight response. This response is something that has protected us through the ages. When confronted with a perceived dangerous situation, a chemical reaction in the...
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  • Feel Better, Go Green!

    It is estimated that 10% or 27 million Americans are on antidepressants. The good news is that they can be very effective particularly for severe depression. They also can be helpful for mild to moderate depression. The other thing that has been found to...
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  • To Lucy With Love

    To Lucy With Love

    I have written about my dog Lucy quite often in the context of how pets are good for our health. I plan on expanding on that a bit right now. We know from studies that pets help us in a variety of ways.

    They calm us down and help us...
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  • How To Keep From Losing Your Mind

    Preventing Alzheimer’s disease

    It is estimated that by the year 2050, sixteen million Americans will have Alzheimer’s disease. Most of us are banking on miracle cures. However, until there is evidence that we are close to those treatments, it makes sense...
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  • Eating For A Healthy New Year

    The New Year is upon us. Many of us resolve to eat a healthier diet.
    It is essential for healthy eating that we make good food choices. Here are some suggestions:

    1. Do you plan your menus ahead of time? So many of us are busy. If we can plan our...
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  • What Will You Choose?

    I recently returned from a conference where I heard an amazing presentation. Dr. Stanley Hazen of the Cleveland Clinic presented data that showed a correlation between the consumption of L-carnitine and choline and levels of a substance in the gut that has...
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  • WHAT TO DO ABOUT STRESS

    Global warming with crazy weather happenings, ISIS and domestic terrorism, the upcoming elections and the ranting of politicians, trying to help patients get well when they cannot afford the medications that will heal them, these are just a few things that...
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  • THE MORE THINGS CHANGE, THE MORE THINGS STAY THE SAME

    As a physician with conventional medical training, I often used to look at home remedies with skepticism. I have had several patients who have sworn that apple cider vinegar was good for whatever ailed them. Apple cider vinegar has been around for ages. Hip...
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  • The New Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug in Your Home

    The results of a recent study done at Columbia University Medical Center in New York show that the superbug known as MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) has spread to new environments.

    This is pretty scary news, because it means that a staph infection...
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  • What To Do About Stress

    Global warming with crazy weather happenings, the recent government shutdown, people with economic problems, trying to help patients get well when they cannot afford the medications that will heal them, these are just a few things that have led me to write once again...
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