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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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    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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    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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  • Prevention Is The Key To Protect Your Heart

    Over 25 years ago I completed a fellowship in the field of Preventive Cardiology, which was a relatively new concept at the time. The idea behind it was to find those at risk for heart disease and stroke and help them to modify their risk factors for disease....
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  • Probitoics Are Good For You!

    You've seen the TV commercials promoting special yogurt to rid abdominal cramps, bloating, and make up for years of poor eating habits. And you must be wondering: What makes yogurt so therapeutic? Wonder no longer, yogurt contains probiotics.

    What are pr...
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  • Are Vitamins and Supplements a Waste of Money?

    A couple of weeks ago, one of my patients came in for a visit with a bag full of 15 vitamins and supplements. She wanted me to review them and tell her which ones I thought were good and which ones were not.

    It took about 20 minutes to go through all her stuff....
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