December 27, 2017

Find out what your body type is so you can customize a diet that suits you specifically. Apple, Pear, Inverted Pyramid or Hourglass?

December 1, 2017

For far too many, “tis the season to be jolly” is a bunch of fa la la. But it doesn’t have to be.

The holidays can be one of the more stressful times on the calendar, when those who recently have lost loved ones may become acutely aware of their loss; when financial woe...

September 6, 2017

When I was a kid, my parents started me on the road to good oral health. I went to the dentist regularly, had my teeth cleaned and took care of any cavities that I had.

Then in my early adolescence, I got braces. My upper palate was too narrow for all of my teeth. So w...

July 30, 2017

Exposure to these has caused an inability to sleep, headaches, and mood swings, among other things. So, what can be done? Is there a way to protect ourselves?

July 3, 2017

9 ways to take back control of your health, to take responsibility of the current state of your health.

June 1, 2017

School’s Out for Summer! 

Now that the kids are home for the summer, most parents will do their best to keep them busy and well fed. Unfortunately for most families though, Mom and Dad still have to work, so things get a little more complicated, especially in the food d...

May 4, 2017

Bones give us structure.

Joints are where two bones come together.

Some joints don’t move much at all (like cranial bones), others move quite a lot (like knees and shoulders).

Unless we break or fracture a bone when we are young, we don’t think much about our bones and...

April 3, 2017

Our Autonomic Nervous System has two parts to it:

The Sympathetic – the Fight or Flight part


The ParaSympathetic – Rest and Relax part.

These two parts are always on, all the time. However, in any given situation, one should be more dominant than the other. And the...

March 4, 2017

As a kid, I was skinny.

In fact, most of my classmates were also. It was rare for a contemporary to be “chunky” and I don’t remember ever seeing a truly obese person. This trend continued through my adolescence. Just about the time that weight started to become an issu...

January 26, 2017

It seems that every time I turn around, I see the advertisement for the Prevnar 13 vaccine for Pneumococcal Pneumonia, with the admonition to “get this one done”.

In keeping with the parental advice of “don’t believe everything you see, and only half of what you hear”,...

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