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July 30, 2010

Mediterranean diet also helps existing heart disease

Eating a Mediterranean-style diet can help heart patients stay healthy, new research from Greece shows. The Mediterranean diet, which I recommend in my book, 10 Essentials […]
July 30, 2010

Acupuncture May Trigger Natural Painkiller

In my book, Alternative Medicine: The options, the claims, the evidence, how to choose wisely, I have a chapter discussing acupuncture in which we conclude: Despite […]
July 28, 2010

Indoor Tanning Poses Melanoma Risk; There Are NO Safe Devices

Indoor tanning increases the risk for melanoma and should be avoided, according to investigators of a new case–control study from the state of Minnesota.
July 28, 2010

Study: Tanning-bed use triples melanoma risk

USA Today reports that “people who have ever used tanning machines were…more likely to develop melanoma than others, according to a study” published in Cancer Epidemiology, […]
July 28, 2010

Defeating the Lice Without Emptying Your Wallet

It’s an unfortunate fact of life. If your children go to school or camp, they will each almost certainly end up with at least one case […]
July 26, 2010

The Amazing Story of Anastasha – Part 4

I don’t have any medical updates this week from Craig and Tonya DeLisi about their unborn child Anastasha. Those of you following their journey know that […]
July 26, 2010

Kitchen Spoons Dole Out Dangerous Overdoses to Kids

For years I’ve told parents in my practice that kitchen teaspoons and tablespoons are highly inaccurate in dispensing medicine to kids. I have always recommended using […]
July 23, 2010

Whooping Cough Epidemic Hits California: Six Babies Die

In several of my past blogs, including two earlier this week (Low immunization rates linked to epidemic spread of whooping cough and Parents who refuse vaccines put […]
October 27, 2010

Note to Psychologists and Counselors: CE Credit for Reading One of My Books

To all of my friends and readers who are psychologists or counselors: I received a note from Mark Durkin, MA, LPC. I don’t know Mark, but he […]
October 27, 2010

Dancing in Heels Puts Toes Under Extreme Pressure: Study

Wearing high heels while dancing may add an air of gracefulness to a woman’s moves, but heels also place a great deal of extra pressure on […]
October 27, 2010

Does MSM Work for Hair Loss?

Long-time readers know that I think that the Doctors of Pharmacology who publish the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database have one of the best, if not the […]
October 27, 2010

Anastasha’s In Heaven

For all of us who have been praying diligently for Anastasha and her family, many of our prayers were answered on her and her mother’s birthday, […]
October 29, 2010

Halloween Chocolate a Serious Threat to Pets

Chocolate Halloween candy may be a treat for children but poses a serious threat to pets, warns an expert. Here are the details from HealthDay News: […]
October 29, 2010

Halloween Extra Scary When Kids Have Nut Allergies

For most kids, Halloween parties and trick-or-treating can be a mixture of fun and frightening, but for children with a nut allergy, the day can actually […]
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