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  • Drug Take Back Day September 3, 2019

    Drug Take Back Day: Beth Dorn, MDEven more convenient and environmentally sound are programs such as National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in communities nationwide.  The next one is scheduled for October 26, 2019. Find a collection site near you ... Continue Reading

  • Keto Diet: Right for You? August 1, 2019

     

    Considering Keto: Is It the Right Diet for You?

    The truth is that a silver bullet for weight loss likely does not exist, but Americans’ perpetual search continues unabated. Low-carb diets such as Paleo, Whole30, and most prominently, Ketogenics, or ... Continue Reading

  • Fight Fatigue July 9, 2019

    Wake-up Call: Fight Fatigue at Its Roots

    Are these ordinary signs of aging? Exhausted throughout the day, joy in life slowly diminishing, active lifestyle becoming a distant memory. No, no and no. Feeling tired all the ... Continue Reading

  • An Update on the Measles Outbreak in the US April 29, 2019

    What are the newest guidelines for measles vaccinations?

    • Adults with no evidence of immunity should get 1 dose of MMR. Immunity is defined as documented receipt of 1 dose, or 2 doses, 4 weeks apart if high risk, of live measles virus-containing vaccine, laboratory evidence of immunity or ... Continue Reading
    • Spring Training April 2, 2019

      Spring Training: Ramping Up after a Long, Sedentary Winter

      Whether you went into hibernation as the result of a record cold winter season, or took time off from your usual exercise routine because of a busy ... Continue Reading

    • Medical Marijuana Myths April 2, 2019

      Smoking Out the Myths: Medical Marijuana

      Does medical marijuana offer a solution to treating epilepsy, chronic pain, anxiety and neurogenerative diseases? Or is it an untested, potentially unsafe treatment that will eventually turn out to be ... Continue Reading

    • Adult ADD April 2, 2019

      Attention Please: ADD/ADHD is Not Just a Childhood Condition

      In the 21stcentury, it’s standard procedure to test unfocused, impulsive and restless children who struggle to achieve in school for Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit ... Continue Reading

    • The Age of Anxiety January 11, 2019

      Higher Anxiety? Our ‘age of anxiety’ began four centuries ago

      It can come on suddenly and intensely, causing shaking, confusion and difficulty breathing for no apparent reason…trigger an irrational avoidance of elevators or public transportation…or become ... Continue Reading

    • Going with the Grain January 11, 2019

      Going with the Grain

      They may be the culinary trendsetters of the 21st century, but the ancient wonders of the grain world have remain unchanged for the last several hundred years. From chia to kamut, sorghum ... Continue Reading

    • Why Today’s Health News Often Becomes Tomorrow’s Retractions January 11, 2019

      Handle with Care: Why Today’s Health News Often Becomes Tomorrow’s Retractions

      We’ve all seen it played out hundreds of times, as a drug, food or habit is trumpeted as the way to lower the risk of ... Continue Reading