Stress and Allergy Flare-Ups

Do you experience allergy symptoms? Want to find relief before spring? Perhaps avoiding stress is the answer. Allergist Amber Patterson, MD says that stress...

Diabetics: 2 vs. 6 Meals a Day

Are you a type 2 diabetic struggling to eat six daily meals? Research shows that two large meals of breakfast and lunch are better...

Doubled Saturated Fat Does Not Equal Higher Saturated Fat in Blood

According to a controlled diet study by The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, doubling or even nearly tripling saturated fat in the diet...
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There’s a Reason It’s Called the Graveyard Shift

In 2007, the World Health Organization officially classified night shift work as a probable carcinogen due to circadian disruption. Your circadian rhythms are physical,...

Eat Carbs and Still Lose Weight

  If you're one of the many Americans who are trying to lose weight, you undoubtedly have spent a great deal of time researching the...
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A Mediterranean Diet Could Protect Your Kidneys

​Kidney function declines as many people age. The loss of kidney function can lead to chronic kidney disease, a growing epidemic. Along with kidney...

Tackling High-Fat Diets with Bilberries

Looking for last minute tips on how to spruce up your healthy offerings at this year's Super Bowl party? Here's one you may not...

Vegetarians Have Lower Blood Pressure

Are you suffering from hypertension? If so, implementing a vegetarian diet may help you reduce your blood pressure. A study was published in the...

Creating Healthy Routines

Over time, we have become a nation focused on health. We now refer to most of the choices we make as healthy or unhealthy....

Surprising health benefits of beer

As a doctor, I get a lot of questions from patients in my practice and in my email inbox. Here’s one that was sent...