added on: August 15, 2018

When a friend learned that what she was eating was leading to skin rashes, she was puzzled by the connection. Yet, researchers are now connecting the dots between just how closely one system in the body influences the others. A particular connection that is moving front-&-center is the connection between… Read More…


added on: August 7, 2018

Fear is not a bad thing. It’s our brain signaling a warning to us. For example, when we see a snake, it causes us to react so we can protect ourselves. When we are on a roller coaster, fear causes us to grip tightly to the safety bar. Personally, I… Read More…


added on: July 26, 2018

Since hitting the market, electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) have been perceived by the public to be a healthier alternative to conventional cigarettes. However, when it comes to your smile, research is showing that vaping is not a friendly alternative to smoking. Rather than producing smoke, e-cigarettes use a vapor to deliver… Read More…




added on: July 12, 2018

Migraines can be debilitating and even frightening. When severe pain in the head occurs, people can imagine the worst — a tumor in the brain, a pending aneurysm, etc. This can cause migraine sufferers to seek treatment through neurologists, ophthalmologist, and other medical specialists. For some, however, these migraines could… Read More…


added on: July 10, 2018

For many adults over the age of 35, we remember the time when the standard ‘drug store’ purchase for headaches and other general pain was simple – aspirin. Over the past few decades, options for OTC (over the counter) pain relief have significantly expanded. For most mild to moderate pain,… Read More…


added on: July 2, 2018

Tooth loss among American adults is fairly common. Although the risk for tooth loss increases with age, it is still a common occurrence in nearly every age group. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) reports that 7 percent of people in the United States have lost at least… Read More…


added on: June 26, 2018

Whether you have school-aged children in your house or not, it seems that breaks in the school year alter many ‘normal’ routines. As Mom of two boys, I know how my schedule is affected by their ‘off’ days from school. For their grandparents and other relatives, we all seem to… Read More…


added on: June 19, 2018

A friend who is an Internist recently shared a conversation she had with a mid-50’s patient. The patient asked for sleeping pills because he felt his quality of sleep had declined, leaving him dragging throughout the day. Wisely, the doctor asked a questions first and learned that the patient had… Read More…


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