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How About Doctor Consumerism?

The latest sick care-ism is medical consumerism. This latest affront to the profession—one that affects medical insurers as well—comes as a direct result of the national effort to encourage people to take greater control of their medical care. Obamacare made citizens aware that they had choices and challenged them to educate themselves. Suddenly, yesterday’s patient became tomorrow’s potential customer.

3 years

Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Organic Raw Apple Cider Vinegar is one of the top natural health remedies that I use every day. Due to the amazing natural ingredients (acetic acid, probiotics and enzymes), it is also one of the products I recommend to my patients in place of prescription and over the counter medications.

3 years

3 Natural Steps for Getting Rid of Headaches

I think everyone can agree that headaches are extremely annoying and always come at the most inconvenient times. Headaches are a very common symptom. But, just because they are common, doesn’t mean they are normal. I used to get weekly headaches, with the occasional migraine. At the time, I considered this normal and thought taking pain relieving medications was my only option to help relieve it. Fortunately, I now know that I have more natural options that work with my body instead of increasing my toxic load.

3 years

Keeping Our Wits With (and About) Our Cholesterol

We have long known, and right we have been, that elevated blood cholesterol levels, notably LDL levels, are bad for hearts and arteries, and the bodies and minds those suffuse and serve. What then accounts for headlines like “High Cholesterol Linked to Better Brain Health in People Over 85” issuing from a study just published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia?

3 years

Your Breast Cancer Screening Questions Answered

Hey ladies! And you gents too! Everyone is affected by breast cancer, either personally or by a family member or friend. Fortunately, we live in a time where breast cancer can be detected earlier and when detected, can be treated and cured. The key is early detection.

3 years

Giving Birth is like Running a Marathon

Giving birth and running a marathon. They are two seemingly different entities but have many similarities. The inevitable pain, the highs, the lows, the feeling that you may falter or can’t survive the pain and, in the midst of it all, that you will never do it again…but then you do.

3 years

Mac, Cheese, and Hot Lead

Assuming you aren’t preoccupied with trivialities, like whether or not 30 million people have health insurance, then you know that the big medical news of the past week was about…Mac and Cheese. We learned there was some bad stuff in it.