Treatments and Techniques

5 Great Reasons Why You Should Not Take Statins


Statin cholesterol-lowering drugs are widely touted as the best way to lower your cholesterol and thereby prevent a heart attack. They’re recommended to people who...

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    Johnson & Johnson, ViaCyte Testing Possible Diabetes Cure

    Johnson & Johnson, continuing its long quest for a Type 1 diabetes cure, is joining forces with biotech company ViaCyte to speed development of the... Read more

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    Got Gout? Here’s What to Eat and Avoid

    Historically called the disease of kings, gout was common among wealthy gents who could afford to eat and drink to excess. These days it doesn’t... Read more

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    The Key to Treating Chronic Bad Breath

    Today, I’m here to talk about bad breath, a very sensitive subject of health and wellness. Also known as halitosis, bad breath is estimated to... Read more

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    Men, Do You Have an Enlarged Prostate?

    As men age, the prostate gland enlarges. This is also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). BPH is a noncancerous growth of the cells within... Read more

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    Secrets of Korean Medicine, Part 14: Autoimmune Disease: Conquer the Enemy Within

    Our immune system protects us from infection by pathogens such as bacteria, viruses, and parasites. It also protects us from cancer and restores damaged tissue... Read more

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    Why Is It So Tough for Some to Exorcise the Ghosts of Their Romantic Pasts?

    A friend once grumbled that, given the choice, she’d rather see her ex miserable than herself happy. Few things in life are as traumatic as... Read more

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    4 Habits We Need to Change as Parents

    Kids are always watching. As someone once said, “Don’t be afraid that they’re listening. Be afraid that they’re watching.” This rings true because children are a... Read more

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    Green Living: The Most Effective Oven Cleaner

    By Natalie Miller, Organic Lifestyle Magazine Cleaning your oven with baking soda and vinegar will leave it sparkling clean and shiny, without you having to rely... Read more

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    How Your Genes Influence What Medicines Are Right for You

    You have a headache. Do you reach for Tylenol or Advil? Most people have a preference because they have learned over time that one works... Read more

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    Expert Answers: Mind-Body Treatment for Pain and Injuries?

    How Does Mind-Body Treatment Help Pain and Injuries? A: Healing from an injury or treating a pain condition is more than just a physical mending... Read more

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    Secrets of Korean Medicine Part 13: Heal the Lungs to Treat Chronic Sinusitis

    Situated in the center of the face, the nose has many important roles. When you inhale cold air, it takes the nose a quarter of... Read more

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    Anger Management: Why We Feel Rage and How to Control It

    You’re at the park with the kids. Everyone’s having fun, and then a strange dog appears. There’s no owner around. It’s eyeballing the kids. Immediately... Read more

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    Dry Winter Skin? Here’s Help

    Cold, dry winter weather is a common cause of dry skin. It can leave your skin feeling tight, rough, and itchy, which is where the... Read more

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    New Genetic Test For Prostate Cancer

    A new genetic test for prostate cancer has recently become available: Oncotype DX. This biopsy-based test, which is also used for breast cancer, can be... Read more

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    Empowering Confidence Through Beauty

    For the past 15 years, Jamé Heskett, M.D., a specialist in non-invasive, anti-aging therapies, has made it her mission to empower women. On the surface,... Read more

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    Secrets of Korean Medicine, Part 12: Clean Lungs and Healthy Tonsils Prevent the Common Cold

    The common cold is one of the most common acute illnesses. When we have one, we literally experience the feeling of coldness, secrete mucous via... Read more

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