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Health Tips

Now that the holidays are over, it's time to start thinking about shedding some pounds. There are many weight loss strategies out there and most of them boil down to caloric restriction. Intermittent fasting is a weight loss strategy that has been gaining steam lately....

It's almost 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...

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...

Do 12th graders overdose more on Adderall or cocaine? The answer: Adderall. More youths ages 12–17 die from overdosing on opioid pain killers than they do from illegal drugs such as cocaine. Over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications are often found around the home, so teens have...

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...

Obesity is not only a problem that is impacting millions of Americans every year—but it is an issue that puts people at an increased risk of many different diseases. There are so many causes of obesity ranging from childhood influences, socioeconomic factors, overeating and the...

The holiday season is almost here and while many people get caught up in all of the travel, hosting and events associated with this time of year—most people can sum up the holidays with one word: stress. No matter how prepared we feel for the holidays or how hard...