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Making just a few changes in your lifestyle can help you live longer. A recent study found that four bad behaviors—smoking, drinking too much alcohol, not exercising, and not eating enough fruits and veggies—can hustle you into an early grave, […]

Chopping herbs and got a bit too close to your thumb? This time it’s mostly a fingernail, yet, it is deep enough to bleed? This wound is very common, and most of us have been there. Little Blood is Good […]

Non-Drug Options for Dealing With Anxiety and Depression Tired of taking your everyday pill hoping it will help you with your depression? Your medication is not helping you anxiety? Don’t want to take medication dreading the compelling side effects ? […]

Ginseng, Fish, Berries, or Caffeine? Listen to the buzz about foods and dietary supplements to stay sharp and maintain a healthy brain, and you’ll believe they can do everything from sharpen focus to enhance memory, attention span, and brain function. […]

Have ever experienced that very annoying headache you get when wake up late and decide to skip having your daily coffee? I have, and it seems as if almost everything goes wrong when it happens. Is this addiction? Am I […]

When we think of wheezing we generally associate it with a sickness or a sound made by a smoker. Although wheezing can occur episodically, the underlying condition that results in wheezing can be chronic. Therefore, it is important to speak […]

In the 1997 hit movie, “As Good As It Gets,” Jack Nicholson plays the role of Melvin Udall, a best-selling novelist who suffers with a condition known as obsessive-compulsive disorder. While the movie is quite funny, and Nicholson does an […]

At your child’s well visit, you mention to the doctor that you have noticed that your son or daughter is displaying an on-going pattern of unusual behavior. When asked to elaborate, you explain that your child does not respond to […]

It’s the middle of the night (because that’s when most children’s illnesses tend to take place) and your child awakes complaining of ear pain. You have been through this before. You know it is probably an ear infection before you […]

Autumn is a wonderful time of year. The fall season provides a welcome break from the eight thousand degree summer temperatures, leaves are beginning to change color and the delicious aroma of homemade soups and stews are wafting from kitchens. […]