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Diabetes Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

Alzheimer’s…the word alone is enough to scare most people over 50.  Whether it be because we know someone or some family that has been effected by this condition or whether we fear it for ourselves, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has become […]

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The Link Between Allergies, IBS and Anxiety

Why is it so hard to believe that a specific food could be the cause of so many of your health problems?  This is the question I pose to patients day in and day out.  As a patient of an […]

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The Modern Doctor-Patient Relationship

“These days, our culture encourages patients to find a doctor who understands their needs best, and to seek out treatment that best suits them, health experts say.  “What we noticed in the last 10 or 15 years, is the patients […]

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Pharmaceutical Company Business Ethics

The motives of pharmaceutical companies have always been a polarizing debate amongst patients and physicians alike.  These massive institutions have the capacity to wield a tremendous amount of good with their mega-monster capabilities in research and development.  Of course with […]

Random Acts of Kindness in Honor of Tucson Victims

The suffering caused by the terribly violent events in Tucson, Arizona bring into focus the desperate need of our society to focus on a solution to this type of behavior.  When we forget that we are all simply the same […]

Debating the Need for a Health Conscious Doctor

On Jan 9, 2011, Erin commented on Unhealthy Doctors Don’t Make the Grade “Should patients expect their doctors to be living examples of their life’s work? ” I lose respect for people who are obviously lazy about their health, but […]

Unhealthy Doctors Don’t Make the Grade

I am excited about launching a new website that our organization has been dreaming of for years now. In the process of developing the materials, I did a video blog on a topic that seems to get people passionate about […]

Find Two Friends and Call Me in the Morning

  It may come as no surprise that I consider myself a work in progress.  I am the kind of friend that wants to hear criticism and thoroughly enjoys being critiqued by those who know me well.  So naturally, during […]

A Message from India

My husband’s cousin is visiting from India and the topic of what I do always seems to get some good conversations and questions rolling.  Believe me, I know it’s not because of me.  It’s because the concept of being healthy […]

The Great American Cookie Debate

I was reading an article in the New York Times November 28, 2010 edition tonight and found a catchy title that obviously had me at ‘Junking.’  The title, “Junking Junk Food” did not prepare me, however, for the subject matter-  […]

Job Stress May Raise Women’s Heart Attack Risk by Almost 90%

A potentially life-saving study was plastered all over the internet yesterday.  Job Stress May Raise Women’s Heart Attack Risk by Almost 90%!  This is at the ‘preliminary assessment’ state as the results have not been fully analyzed- basically meaning the […]

Are You an Everyday Addict?

Addiction is a word that conjures up many images- usually of the heroin addict, the alcoholic or the chain smoker.  But have you ever thought about whether or not you might have an addiction to something less melodramatic?  Did you […]

The Value of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

I opened the doors to my practice years ago as a solo family practice doctor.  When I say ‘solo,’ I mean ‘solo.’  I was the check-in receptionist, the medical assistant, the physician, the check-out receptionist, the office manager and the […]

The Physics of Meaningful Parenting

Today instead of reporting as a doctor of Integrative Medicine, I come today in the form of a mother.  As mentioned in a recent post, I was in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico just last week for an Integrative Medicine conference.  […]

Running for Mental Health

Running.  How do people do this activity for minutes and hours on end in one day?  And then when you think they had all that time to think about what they were doing step after step after step, these runner […]

Caffeine Is a Trigger for Anxiety Attacks

If you have wandered around this blog, you may have noticed that I have the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine on my ‘faves’ list.  Rightly deserving its place in my heart, it puts out the evidence that supports the movement […]

Diagnosing Celiac Disease Changes Lives

It’s been a long week at the office with plenty of excitement.  It’s rewarding on most days and occasionally emotionally draining on others.  But today, I wanted to share a pull-at-your-heartstrings type of visit that I had.  Sometimes, I’d like […]

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Diabetes Linked to Alzheimer's Disease Risk
Alzheimer's…the word alone is enough to scare most people over 50.  Whether it be because we know someone or some family that has been effected by this condition or whether we fear it for ourselves, Alzheimer's disease (AD) has become a popular concern for my older patients.  By the way, many of

posted 6:56:29am Sep. 26, 2011 | read full post »

A Bone-afied Plan for Managing Osteoporosis
Surprise, surprise.  In the news this last week, another class of pharmaceutical medications is undergoing scrutiny by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for safety concerns.  Known as  ‘bisphosphonates’, this class include drugs such as Fosamax (alendronate), Boniva, Actonel and Reclast

posted 4:29:52pm Sep. 19, 2011 | read full post »

Cell Phones Linked to Brain Tumors
Cell phones are here to stay and we knew it the moment we laid hands on our first mobile communication superstar back in the early 1990s.  Technology has come a long way from the remote control sized cell phone and getting in touch with someone never seemed so easy.  But with everything that socie

posted 8:15:46am Sep. 04, 2011 | read full post »

How to Rationalize Your Chocolate
Death by chocolate?  Well, maybe not so.  You may have heard that there is a saving grace in that luxurious, seemingly sinful, guilty pleasure called chocolate.  Well, here's the latest scoop but I've kept it kiddie size. Chocolate goodness starts as a sparkle in a cacao tree's eye.  Cacao be

posted 5:09:08pm Aug. 29, 2011 | read full post »

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