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Can Boozing Really Lower Your Diabetes Risk?

You may have recently seen headlines soaring over a new study that seemingly reveals drinking alcohol can lower an individual’s risk of type 2 diabetes. But before you hit the liquor or wine store, let me tell you, there’s a lot more to this study’s findings than many news outlets care to fully explain. This [...]

An Unconventional Letter to Dads {for moms to read too}

While Father's Day sentiments still linger, and it may seem like just another commercial holiday, I think it is an amazing opportunity to acknowledge what often is not discussed:  the importance of dads in our lives and the impression and the imprint they leave on us forever. I have not, admittedly yet unintentionally, been the [...]

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The Best Gift You Can Give Dad is Good Health

I always say the best gift you can give yourself and the people you love is good health. So it’s no surprise to me that so many of my female patients come to me with the question, “How can I keep my man healthy?” And I’m happy to help! After all, I do treat many [...]

Getting Enough Omega Fatty Acids May Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

We’ve known for quite some time the countless benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, which occur naturally in foods like fish, meat, eggs, nuts, and seeds. And, both professionally and personally, I can never stop recommending incorporating adequate amounts of omega fatty acids in your daily diet—especially considering the fact that we, in the Western world, [...]

10 Things You Didn’t Know Could Affect Your Fertility

Spring is the perfect time to talk about fertility, as it’s the season of rebirth. Plus, more couples tend to try to conceive during the warmer months. That’s why it seems fitting that a week in April is dedicated to national infertility awareness—April 23-29. Unfortunately it seems that women are having a harder time getting [...]

7 Reasons Eggs are Awesome

Sure, eggs look prettier painted pink or yellow with adorable little flower drawings, dots and swirls in celebration of Easter, but they’re pretty awesome for some other reasons too. My favorite reason? They’re total nutrition powerhouses—both their yellow and white parts! So after the egg hunts are over, enjoy a hearty, egg-rich meal for these [...]

What Every Parent Should Know About Autism

If you’re concerned about the rising rates of autism in this country, you’re far from alone. Even doctors and scientists are still working hard to figure out exactly what causes the developmental disorder and why the numbers are increasing. I learned about the condition early on in my career, in residency, when I was faced [...]

10 Steps to Take Now for That Summer Body

With beach days thankfully around the corner, most of us are starting to think about dusting off our summer wardrobe. The first thing that usually comes to mind? The dreaded bathing suit. Yep, your days of living in leggings, sweaters and knee-high boots are now officially numbered as the colder months come to a close. [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Your Thyroid

This gland has gotten a lot of attention in recent years, as more people are understanding the key role it plays in helping the body function properly and how it can affect so many other areas of our health. The unfortunate part is that when it’s not working like a fine-oiled machine, it can impact [...]