Choose Fish Over Flax for Cancer Prevention

Old news: Omega-3 fatty acids improve brain function and eyesight; they also reduce heart disease, digestive issues, depression, osteoporosis, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, arthritis, ADHD, cancer, and more. These are essential fatty acids, meaning that they are necessary for human health, but your body can’t make them (you have to get them from [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:36:49+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Super Women|

Gun Safety and the Mental Health Crisis Facing our Youth

Stop for just a second. Put aside your political and cultural beliefs about guns and your feelings about the second amendment. Please understand I am not questioning the right to bear arms. Imagine, for maybe five seconds, that you are a child at Sandy Hook, a teenager at Parkland, or one of the more than [...]

By | 2018-02-22T12:03:38+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Power Kids|

3 Reasons to Try CranioSacral Therapy—STAT!

Massage therapy for your skull? Not exactly, but CranioSacral Therapy (CST), does involve a practitioner who uses her hands to manipulate areas on your head. CST is an effective and medication-free healing treatment that helps with numerous diseases, injuries, and emotional trauma (see details below). Most recently, an article published in The Journal of Alternative [...]

By | 2018-01-26T11:12:54+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Super Women|

Your Complete 2018—Getting and Staying Healthy at Any Age

It struck me this week—with all the attention and debate focused on the President’s annual physical and health—that I’ve been seeing many more patients recently for general checkups. Maybe it’s because it’s the beginning of a new year and a natural time to look for a fresh start. Whatever the reason, there’s definitely a spike [...]

By | 2018-01-23T17:35:02+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Men's Health, Prevention, Super Women|

Alert: EPA Streamlines New Chemical Approval Process

The latest headlines are shouting that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will no longer be releasing assessment of potentially hazardous new chemicals or the planned new uses of already existing and potentially harmful chemicals. Appalled and disheartened—This is the only way to read this latest news! Every day, I sit with patients and try [...]

By | 2018-01-19T11:08:01+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Super Women|

7 Hidden Fourth of July Health Risks

Backyard barbecues, poolside parties and trips to the beach might be a few of the things you’re looking forward to most this Independence Day weekend, but they may bring about certain unexpected risks—especially when you have little kids running around. While I love summer celebrations just as much as the next person, as a health [...]

By | 2017-07-01T10:15:43+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Prevention|