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February 04, 2016

Building a Modern Generic Drug Review Process

Recent hearings on Capitol Hill highlighted an issue of growing importance for patients and for public health: access to quality, affordable medicines, in particular generic drugs. FDA’s generic drug program promotes access to quality affordable medicines by reviewing Abbreviated New Drug… Read More
I Love YouActually I Love Your Microbiome
Feb 02, 2016

I Love You..Actually I Love Your Microbiome

What determines chemistry between two people? Who has not said, “They have good chemistry together?” We hear it so often that it seems trite. Typically, we direct that remark towards a couple that… Read More
Helping Our Children Count Their Blessings
Feb 02, 2016

Gratitude: Helping Our Children Count Their Blessings

A perspective of gratitude is one of the greatest gifts we can offer to our children. Gratitude gives children a more thankful attitude as they move through life, improving their overall happiness… Read More
5 Easy Steps for a Winter Break from Alcohol
Jan 30, 2016

5 Easy Steps for a Winter Break from Alcohol

Maybe your motivations are health related, or perhaps your arm was twisted so far it almost broke but whatever your reasons here you are - taking the plunge and swearing off booze for the winter.… Read More
Vivian Dittmar
Jan 25, 2016

Understanding the Power of Feelings: Discover Your Emotional Compass

Feelings are something we all deal with on a daily basis, yet more often than not, we are utterly unaware of their true purpose. Let’s face it: for most of us, feelings are simply something to be… Read More
Jan 22, 2016

A Good Way of Dealing with Bad Feelings: How Emotional Sanity makes for Healthy Relationship

Sooner or later it happens in the best of relationships: some little thing catches us off guard and rubs us the wrong way. Before we know it, we find ourselves flooded with inappropriate and,… Read More
Jan 14, 2016

Nugent’s Nuggets for Living a Happier, Healthier Life Rock ‘n’ roll legend’s wife releases new wellness self-help book

Do you have four minutes a day to spend on yourself? Shemane Nugent is here to tell you that’s all you need to build the life of your dreams. In 2001, Shemane developed a life-threatening illness… Read More
Happy Family in the Forest
Jan 13, 2016

The Most Important New Year’s Resolution Of All

As 2016 begins, we might find ourselves thinking about new years resolutions for how we can better parent our children. More than ever, it feels important to help our children develop tools that will… Read More
The Power of Feelings: A Practical Guide to Emotional Intelligence
Jan 12, 2016

Understand the Power Behind Your Feelings in Order to Unlock Your Full Emotional Potential

Feelings are at the core of every social interaction. Anger, fear, and sadness are all very different concepts, but together they form part of an emotional compass that allows people to appropriately… Read More
Jan 09, 2016

Straying into a Better 2016 with Life Lessons from Your Pooch

How would you like you like to spend 2016 as contented and centered as your dog? As a psychotherapist, I spend a lot of time dealing with people and our big-brained problems. On most issues, like how… Read More
woman planking
Jan 08, 2016

5 Ways to Test your Health at Home

Plank it Up! Get into push-up position on the floor. Now bend your elbows 90 degrees and rest your weight on your forearms. Your elbows should be directly beneath your shoulders, and your body should… Read More


Pain Management without Drugs or Surgery
September 02, 2014

Pain Relief without Drugs or Surgery

An article I read stated that 1 out of 4 people live with chronic pain. 1 out of 4, that to me is a staggering number of people, and what it says about our lives is interesting. While admittedly… Read More
medical illustration of symptoms of the sciatica
Aug 14, 2014

Neuromuscular Therapy: An Effective treatment for Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sciatica is usually caused by disc herniation in the lower lumbar region and it is generally due to injury of the lower… Read More
Jun 04, 2012

Eye Care facilities in South Florida among the first in the nation to offer all-bladeless laser vision correction and cataract surgeries

Cory M. Lessner, M.D., CEO and Founder of Millennium Laser Eye Centers and Andrew Shatz, M.D., Medical Director of… Read More
Russo Charles
Aug 05, 2011

Stress: Part Three "What to do about Stress"

Charles Russo M.D., FACCWhat stresses us out? There are many people in lower socioeconomic conditions without good… Read More
Russo Charles
Aug 05, 2011

Stress: Part Two "The Consequences of the Body's Response"

Charles Russo M.D., FACCIn the first part of this series we learned about the "fight or flight" response which is… Read More
Aug 05, 2011

Fat Deficiency?

In a culture that is overweight, part of our problem is the type and proportion of fat that we eat. I am talking about… Read More

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