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Reduce Your Risk & Improve Your Life

Reduce Your Risk & Improve Your Life

Reduce Your Risk & Improve Your Life Here are four things I am going to tell you how to do for yourself: How to improve your immune system to avoid / or have a better outcome if you get Covid. How to think more clearly and reduce your anxiety or depression. How to...

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New COVID Personal Guidelines

New COVID Personal Guidelines

New COVID Personal Guidelines “The existence of more-transmissible viruses emphasizes the importance of us upping our game and doing not more of the same but better of the same.” —Tom Frieden, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Tom said...

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Coping with the New, Different COVID Threat

Coping with the New, Different COVID Threat

We Now Have a New and Different COVID Problem I am so sick and tired of COVID. Likely so are you, and so are lots and lots of other people, which may partly explain what is currently happening with the virus. I think a lot of people have let down their guard, possibly...

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Baking With No Sugar

Baking With No Sugar

HERE ARE SOME BAKING TIPS FOR (HEALTHY) TREATS I have spoken to many patients, and every one of them was concerned about eating healthy over the holiday season. Here are some tips and ideas so you can literally “have your cake and eat it too.”  What if you don't bake?...

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Health and Getting Stuff Done

Health and Getting Stuff Done

What's Health? Most people would define health as "the absence of any disease or impairment." This definition seems so obvious you might wonder why I'd bring it up at all. It's like stating that the definition of dark is an absence of light. But this seemingly obvious...

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Detoxification: A Very Different View

Detoxification: A Very Different View

Detoxification: A Very Different View Detoxification is one of the most cherished tools used by many holistic or alternative healthcare practitioners. It's easy to understand the concept: we live in a toxic environment, eat toxins in our food, slather toxic personal...

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Caring: Why Health Care Fails

Caring: Why Health Care Fails

Caring: Why Health Care Fails There are some remarkable technologies available in our modern health care system. Sadly, these are often unavailable or misused in ways that limit or stop their effectiveness. Partly this lack of access is from the debacle of our health...

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The Problems with “The Pill”

The Problems with “The Pill”

The Problems with “The Pill” Women are rarely fully informed of the potential problems and health hazards from the birth control pill.  Somehow we think we can take a precisely-running organism like the human body and then insert into it foreign chemicals and other...

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The Villain of the Piece: Endocrine Disruptors

The Villain of the Piece: Endocrine Disruptors

The Villain of the Piece: Endocrine Disruptors Reader’s Note: This post introduces a little-known topic that can be very dangerous to your life and health. Reading the facts as I present them can be overwhelming… maybe it’s just easier to “give up and hope for the...

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The Female Curse

The Female Curse

The Female Curse Sometimes an entire subject can seem inspiring or terrifying, depending on how you view it. A child who is afraid of dogs might overcome that fear, get a dog as a pet, and discover love, loyalty, and responsibility. Similarly, my patients often are...

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