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Health Tips

Gentlemen! Today’s article is on three of the top health risks for men: heart disease, cancer, and depression. Here’s how you can help ward them off: Heart Disease Like I mentioned in my blog on the top three health risks for women, this is the leading cause...

Attention, ladies! Today, we’re talking about three of the top health risks for women: heart disease, cancer, and osteoporosis. Here’s what you can do about them: Heart Disease The National Institutes of Health (NIH) names heart disease as the leading cause of death for both men and...

As an internist, I’m an advocate for eating healthy. The benefits for both mind and body are endless! But sometimes, eating healthier can feel daunting. If you want to eat healthier, does that mean you have to start counting calories and measuring your daily intake rates...

According to the Washington Post, the average person sits for about 10 hours each day. Some articles you’ll find online say that one hour of exercise every day can offset all of this sitting, but unfortunately, the truth is that our bodies don’t work that...

Happy Valentine’s Day! With all the heart decorations that are splattered everywhere for the holiday, we wanted to take time and celebrate the most important heart—the one in your body! Here are some foods that are sure to make your heart go pitter-patter: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil It’s...

About six months ago, a patient talked to me about how his health was affecting his quality of life. He was constantly feeling tired and exhausted. His energy levels were always low, and he realized he was constantly craving sugar. The patient had been feeling...

It’s been over a week since the new year has started, and for some people, their 2017 resolutions are already a distant memory. But if you’ve made a commitment to be healthier in 2017, we believe you can do it! It will take work, but...

An expectant mother is usually enjoying the journey of pregnancy when that day finally comes when her new bundle of joy arrives! There is euphoria, but at the same time an overwhelming since of responsibility and continuous questioning on whether you are doing the right...

You get your car’s oil changed regularly…but when was the last time you had your health checked? For a lot of men, going to the doctor’s office seems like the march of defeat. They finally give in once they have been advised (or some would say...

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the US; more skin cancers are diagnosed than all other cancers combined. Skin cancer is when skin cells begin to grow abnormally. Though it affects people of all races and color, lighter skinned individuals have a...