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Colds and Flus

Colds and Flus “Being ill is one of the greatest pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work until one is better.”-Author Samuel Butler Coming into the holidays, we’re often doing a lot of things that can negatively impact our immune system – eating more sugar,...

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Dealing with Smoke in the Valley

Dealing with Smoke in the Valley 2017 has been one of the worst fire seasons in terms of air quality due to smoke precipitate. Wildfire smoke is a combination of particles and gases, both of which can cause damage to sensitive mucosa. For those who suffer from respiratory illnesses, the irritation...

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Support During Thanksgiving

Support Yourself and Your Community During Thanksgiving Thanksgiving can be a difficult holiday. The days are short on sunlight, the weather is damp and cold and the trees are bare. It is a time to be with family. Hopefully this is an enjoyable experience! (Jonny Carson once quipped “People travel...

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“Reece”-ons to Give Up Sugar

There are So Many "Reese"-ons to Give Up Sugar It is worth bringing up sweets again. After all, we are now less than two weeks away from Halloween and it also is part of the Jewish tradition at this time of year to consume apples and honey, a gastronomic wish for a sweet new year. (more…)

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Insight into Diabetes, Part II

A Brief Insight into Diabetes, Part II Last month, in A Brief Insight Into Diabetes Part I, I discussed the basic tenets of Type II diabetes, the form of the illness that is increasing in epidemic proportions. I focused primarily on lifestyle changes. This month, I am going to focus more on testing...

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Insight into Diabetes, Part I

A Brief Insight into Diabetes, Part I Diabetes in increasing at epidemic levels in the United States. Over the next 24 hours, 3836 people will be diagnosed with diabetes, 830 people will die due to either diabetes or a diabetes related cause, 2876 diabetics will suffer from severely deteriorating...

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Nuances of Food Sensitivity Testing

The Nuances of Food Sensitivity Testing There is much ambiguity about the differences (and similarities) between food allergies and food intolerances. There are many ways that food can affect someone adversely, with the reactions that occur anywhere between a few minutes to a few days after consumption....

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Methy-huh? Methylation: A Tiny Bodily Process with Huge Impact

Methy-huh? Methylation: A Tiny Bodily Process with Huge Impact Methylation is one of the hottest topics in alternative medicine circles. If you decide to delve into this topic, you’ll quickly find yourself in a sea of complexity. Despite the intricacies, it is worth knowing something about this process,...

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Depression: Some Thoughts on Treating the Cause

Depression: Some Thoughts on Treating the Cause There are many reasons that any given person with depression might be depressed. Like all illness, depression can have many contributing causes, including past traumas and grief, chronic illness, an inability to perceive where one is “stuck” in life,...

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Under the weather?

Under the weather?

An immune cocktail can make you feel better immediately!!!

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Health & Traveling

Health & Traveling

With school out and the heat of summer in full effect, we all look...

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Tick Bite Care

Tick Bite Care

What to do if you get a tick bite?  There are some myths, but...

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Thyroid Realities

Thyroid Realities

According to the statistics of the American Thyroid Association, over 20...

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