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  • Game of Bacteria: Killing Them Before They Kill You

    Bacteria are everywhere. It’s a symbiotic relationship; we need them and they need us. Sometimes that relationship is a battle. When it comes to oral health, battling bacteria is a fight that we cannot afford to lose....

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  • How to Cure the Busy Lifestyle Syndrome (BLS)

    So what is BLS? Sounds more like bullshit but unfortunately it is not. It’s the real deal and all of us suffer from it, well maybe not all of us, but most of us, myself included. According...

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  • Are You Ready to Kiss Your Headaches Goodbye?

    There are many different kinds of headaches. Tension headaches, which are the most common form, involve a constant pressure feeling around the head. Cluster headaches occur in cycles — they can be severe in an area of...

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  • Does Your Brain Need a Detox from Overstimulation?

    Do you ever forget why you went downstairs? Or have gone into a room and left because you could not remember why you went in? Do you say, “It’s just on the tip of my tongue,” but...

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  • BioSet – A New Way to Treat Allergies

    BioSet is a gentle, drug free means of eliminating food intolerances and environmental sensitivities. Based on the principle of the energetic body, as taught in Chinese medicine, BioSet utilizes the latest in modern computer technology to screen...

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  • Curcumin From Turmeric: Great Potential for Multiple Conditions Part 2

    Curcumin has a surprisingly wide range of beneficial properties, including anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, chemopreventive and chemotherapeutic activity. . . . is remarkably non-toxic, … exhibits great promise as a therapeutic agent, and is currently in human clinical trials for...

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  • You Are What You Eat: The Truth Behind Metabolic Syndrome

      There is nothing short of an epidemic silently sweeping the United States. According to the American Medical Association, 34% (more than one in three) adults now fits the criteria for the condition known as Metabolic Syndrome,...

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  • Controversies in Breast Cancer Screening

    As October comes to a close, so too does Breast Cancer Awareness Month – 31 days devoted to raising public awareness and funding to combat one of America’s most dreaded diseases. Most Americans have a close friend...

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  • Natural Breast Health with Manual Therapy to Promote Lymphatic Drainage and Nutritional Wellness

    Breast Health Breast health is an important component of a woman’s health. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, regardless of race or ethnicity. The key to reducing this statistic is prevention. Manual Therapy as an...

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  • Breast Health Beyond Cancer

    A cancer experience is the definitive existential crisis. It shakes us out of a comfortable fog of illusion, which allows us to maintain a more-or-less intellectual perspective on life’s endpoint. It plunks us down in a harsh...

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  • Make Not-Getting-Cancer a Hobby

    Written by Deborah Percival on behalf of a friend. If you think staying healthy is complicated, try getting cancer. Suddenly, carving out time to exercise and finding money to buy organic food looks like a walk in...

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  • The Yin and Yang of Autumn

    As the humid days of summer give way to the brittle, dry air of fall, Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners begin to turn their attention to the Lungs and their associated functions. Autumn presents both a vulnerability (i.e....

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  • Maintaining Immune Health in our Children as they Return to School

    The end of summer is always bittersweet… it’s been such a joy to watch our children run around carefree through the summer months… watching them get dirty and wet, and listen to their infectious laughter. During the...

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  • The Truth About Non-GMO Soy: A Nutritional Powerhouse

    No sooner did the FDA take the highly unusual step of allowing a health claim to be made for soy as a food in 1999, than it came under attack by a vocal minority of “concerned citizens”—some...

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  • Can Diet Impact Our Genetic Lineage?

    When does a patient become a parent? For me, as a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist, this precious moment has nothing to do with the religious or moral discussion surrounding when life begins. Instead, it is the...

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  • Natural Remedies for Bumps and Bruises and Knowing When to Call Your Doctor

    It’s finally summertime and the kids are outside biking, hiking, swimming, at the playground, and playing sports. With these activities can sometimes bring the unpleasant bumps, bruises, cuts, scrapes, and head injuries. Some of these injuries can...

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  • Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) – The Critical Full-Body Protector

    If you’re older, your body becomes more and more challenged to convert the oxidized CoQ10 to ubiquinol . . . Further, as you get older your body levels of CoQ10 continue to diminish, making it even more...

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  • Harness the Power of Your Body!

    Bad posture is a modern day health epidemic that is much worse than most people understand. More often than not, we find ourselves slouching at some point during our daily lives. While it seems perfectly harmless at...

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  • Want to Increase Your Libido and Longevity?

    The Chinese people and many Asian cultures have learned to tap nature’s marvelous resources for what some call Radiant Health. They have studied the effects of natural products upon themselves over several millennia and have discovered some...

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  • No Flu for You! Prevention Recommendations for Cold and Flu Season

    The cold and flu season is here and will be with us for several months to come. No one can predict how bad this season will be, but there are some things you can do to minimize...

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  • Keeping an Eye on Healthy Vision

    The day we learned how to perform an eye exam in medical school was unforgettable. I walked into class expecting to see eye charts, to watch pupils dilate and retract, and to hear the phrase “follow my...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Integrative Health Care… The Future of Healthcare in America

    I consider myself to be a typical medical doctor practicing traditional allopathic western medicine in America. I’ve taken care of thousands of patients the best way I knew how, and for years, I almost never questioned my...

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  • Debunking The Cholesterol – Heart Disease Myth

    By Paul D. Tortland, D.O. The Cholesterol “Problem” Most everything we’ve been taught about cholesterol and heart disease is wrong. The second most commonly prescribed drug in America in 2010 was Zocor® (simvastatin). More than 94 million...

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  • Perspectives on 20 Years of Breast Cancer Awareness

    As a 52 year-old-woman and a naturopathic physician who has specialized in women’s health for 20 years, I am acutely aware of how breast cancer affects our lives.  We are inundated with breast cancer statistics, wrapped up...

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