4 Energizing Habits to Boost Your Bliss

Kick off the winter blahs and give yourself permission to have some fun! We know “all work and no play” leads to serious burn out, so give your energy a…

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4 Longevity Tips from the Masters

These 4 pieces of advice from the great masters have inspired me on my path to healing and helping others live happy, healthy lives. The wise sages keep the statement…

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3 Ways to Boost Immunity

Cold and windy one day, sunny and relatively warm the next. The wacky weather patterns leave your immune system in a state of constant adjustment. Build your natural defense with…

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You Wanted to Know: Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is one of my greatest enemies as a heart surgeon. Over the course of a lifetime, atherosclerosis, or hardening and clogging of the arteries, affects nearly all Americans to…

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5 Things to Help Your Heart (and Your Love Life) This Valentine’s Day

No matter whether you’re married, dating or single (or something in between), Valentine’s Day is about celebrating the people you love. For me, the holiday is a chance to pause…

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Cognitive Training Could Help Seniors Stay Sharp a Decade Later

Brief periods of cognitive training in areas such as memory, reasoning and speed-of-processing may significantly improve cognitive ability and daily functioning for seniors, according to a new study. The Washington…

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Boost Your Immunity with 3 Herbal Teas

At this time of year when changing weather patterns can create physical imbalance in our bodies, my patients are always wondering how to prevent and stave off early colds, sinus…

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3 Antioxidant-Rich Squashes

As the days get shorter and colder, a bowl of squash soup sounds like just the thing! Winter squash, unlike its summer equivalent, can be harvested very late into the…

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Today’s Headlines: Heart Attack Signs, Nuts and Stress Tests

Signs of ‘sudden’ cardiac death may come weeks before, study finds: A new study suggests that heart attacks don’t come out of the blue – in fact, signs are usually…

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Today’s Headlines: HPV Vaccine, Mondays and Gardening

Cervical cancer vaccine misses minority women, study finds: The two main cervical cancer vaccines “miss the strains most likely to infect black women,” a new study says. The vaccine protects…

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