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4 signs you’re not ready for flu season

Yes, I just had my flu shot this week. I’m primed to make it through the season of probable sickness without being sidelined to the couch with a box of Kleenex and easy access to the bathroom.

Sit me down right next to someone who is hacking away and feverish with sweat – with no escape route available … Read More

This important person can extend your life

HEALTH, LIVE LONGER, MARRIAGE, LIVE LONGER, LIVE LONGERAs a doctor, I am always giving health advice to my patients so they can not only live longer, but live better. It comes with the job, and a lifelong passion for natural medicine.

Sometimes, though, even I find it hard to practice what I preach, and this is where I give many thanks to my loving wife. … Read More

Simple answer to thinking more clearly (and protecting your memory)

HEALTHY EATING, MENTAL HEALTHSometimes it might seem like feeling blue or having a low mood is a regular part of your day as the colder weather and shorter days start to close in.

Certainly there have been several studies that have shown that there are many lifestyle factors that can impact our mental health, too. But one that might surprise you … Read More

The drink with the most heart health benefit

ANTIOXIDANT, CARDIOVASCULARYour morning routine might look something like this: You roll out of bed, yawning and knowing full well if there is any hope you will start your day off right, you require a cup (or three) of coffee.

Well, I don’t hold anything against a great cup of coffee, but there’s mounting evidence that switching to tea as … Read More

You are definitely at risk of heart disease if…

shutterstock_58495486Diabetes and heart disease are two issues you may not have considered go hand in hand. They do.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes deaths are set to rise by more than 50 percent in the next decade alone. Gaining awareness about this disease and your risk factors has a special importance with such staggering numbers, … Read More

Could these 2014 Nobel Prize scientists save your memory?

shutterstock_106390010What do you do when someone you love is so disoriented and afraid they’re trying to leave the house in the middle of the night? They can’t remember where they are, or who they are, or where they should be.

It’s a terrifying thought, and worse still, when it happens to someone close to you.

The truth is, … Read More