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standing desks may boost worker productivity
May 27, 2016

Texas A&M research shows 46 percent increase in workplace productivity with use of standing desks

New research from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health indicates that standing desks may boost worker productivity, in addition to previously known benefits including helping burn more calories and fight obesity. The study appears in the journal IIE Transactions on… Read More
May 26, 2016

Insulin Counting: A New Dietary System for Women’s Health

Are you living with distressing symptoms of irregular menstrual cycles, weight gain, infertility, acne, hair loss or increased facial hair growth? If you are – high insulin levels might be to blame.… Read More
May 20, 2016

How I Fought to Save Myself—And You Can, Too

I will be the first to admit that I have made mistakes in my life. After losing my fiancé in an accident, I dove into a bottle of vodka to cope. When my parents got sick, I found myself—once again—in… Read More
May 19, 2016

My Hologenome Made Me Do It: Six Surprising Things About You and Your Microbes

“I'm so nervous, my stomach is all in a knot.” Who among us has not said this at least once in our lives? Or perhaps, you have had a “gut wrenching experience”? We know that our brains can stimulate… Read More
May 18, 2016

8 Steps to Reverse Your PCOS: A Proven Program to Reset Your Hormones, Repair Your Metabolism and Restore Your Fertility

For years, an estimated 116 million women have been affected by an unidentified disorder that affects weight, fertility, female hormones, hair, skin and has risk for chronic disease—and most women… Read More
5 Tips for Choosing a Great Dentist
May 12, 2016

5 Tips for Choosing a Great Dentist

Everyone needs to have a dentist, but finding the right one is not always the easiest of tasks. After all, according to the American Dental Education Association, there are around 230,000 dentists in… Read More
8 Tips to Channel Your Adult ADHD
May 04, 2016

8 Tips to Channel Your Adult ADHD

As an adult with ADHD you might struggle with a mental unbalance sometimes and you find it hard to focus on one task at a time. It also causes personal turmoil and affects you mentally. It can… Read More
May 04, 2016

May is Mental Health Month

When mental illnesses or disorders are talked about, the language typically used to describe them tends to be clinical and impersonal. These words, while useful for doctors or clinicians, often don’t… Read More
Apr 30, 2016

Holistic approach to mealtimes could help dementia sufferers

Eating together, providing social support and interaction during meals could help people with dementia avoid dehydration and malnutrition – according to new NIHR-funded research from the University… Read More
Apr 25, 2016

The Positive Side of Anger

Did you know there’s a positive side to anger? Most of us try to avoid it as much as possible, because it feels bad to be angry or to have others mad at us. Actually, there’s an important purpose to… Read More
The Top Health Benefits of Pilates
Apr 25, 2016

The Top Health Benefits of Pilates

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only around 20 percent of the adults in this country meet physical activity guidelines for aerobic and strengthening activity. The key to… 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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