Monthly Archives: October 2010

Break the Link Between Periodontal Disease and Heart Disease

Even dentists have been surprised over the past few years as researchers have discovered the powerful link between dental hygiene and heart disease. Continue reading

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Palpation – The Forgotten Tool of Medical Diagnosis

Palpation is an under-appreciated aspect of medical diagnosis. Few medical doctors take the time to master it. But the art of palpation is alive and well in the world of chiropractic. Continue reading

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I Had a Dream

Doctors aren’t necessarily known for their own positive health habits. What if the value system that drives medical education went through a seismic shift to focus on the health awareness of doctors? Continue reading

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Cut Your Heart Health Risk 50-70% – Or More

You don’t have to be a health nut to be healthy. On the other hand, you’re nuts if you can’t find time to exercise – it has a marked effect on your cardiovascular risk. Continue reading

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Universal Significance of Dance

In the Acts of John, an early Christian text that didn’t make the cut to become part of the “official Bible,” Jesus is quoted as having said ‘He who does not dance does not know what’s happening.’ Dance is part … Continue reading

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Your Health = Your Wealth

Financial planners will tell you – staying healthy has a huge effect on your financial well-being. Continue reading

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Organic Food Labeling Pisses Me Off

Some experts will tell you that “conventionally grown” produce is just as safe and nutritious as “organic” food. Maybe that’s true. But what effect does food labeling have on our consumer choices? Continue reading

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Portion Distortion: Serving Sizes of Foods Americans Eat are Ridiculous

What are some of the reasons for the epidemic of obesity in the United States? What factors are under your control? Take a look at this shocking data about portion sizes. Continue reading

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Six Ways Your Diet is Sabotaging Your Health

Dr. Lavine summarizes six important nutritional themes that highlight the ways our diet falls short in supporting our optimal health. Continue reading

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Chronic or Recurring Pain a Problem for Half of Americans

Doctors are beginning to consider the ways that pain – regardless of its original cause – has a devastating effect on your brain, body, and mood. Continue reading

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