Health & Beauty

Health and beauty tips often go overlooked as to how they can impact your actual health. Your body’s largest organ is your skin and taking care of it is vitally important. Not to be overlooked, as well, is how looking better can actually make you feel better.

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Pillars of Health: Exercise, Relaxation, Detox, Sleep

If you’ve been following my advice for a while, you’ve likely heard about my Pillars of Health. But if you’re new to my health letter, the Pillars of Health are eight lifestyle choices providing the foundations for good health. You | Read More…

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Ebola is No Problem in the U.S.

I’m sure you’ve noticed that the mass media fear machine is working overtime these days, using the Ebola outbreak to promote anxiety and paranoia. I’ve seen headlines claiming Ebola is “out of control” or that the spread of the disease | Read More…

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Recommended Vitamin D3 Level

I don’t mean to sound paranoid, but sometimes I wonder if they’re out to get us. The situation with vitamin D3 is a great example. First they lie, telling you to hide from the sun – the best source of | Read More…

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Treat Asthma and COPD with Silver and Quinton

Are you living from one asthma attack to another? Is your COPD so bad that walking up a flight of stairs makes you gasp for air? Or do you have to stop and catch your breath even when trying to | Read More…

Nobel Prize Winner, Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn

Protect Your Telomeres with Omega-3s

Maybe you’ve noticed that certain friends or family members seem to age more slowly than others. I see the same thing in my patients. Some stay vibrant and youthful into their seventh – even eighth! – decade. What’s the secret to staying | Read More…

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Prevent Skin Cancer with Vitamin D

For the past 30 years, you’ve been told — over and over again — how dangerous it is to spend time in the sun. Like most people, you’ve probably spent lots of money on sunscreens, sunblock, sunglasses, protective clothing, maybe | Read More…

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Emergency Preparation with Medical and Evacuation Kits

Living in Southern California’s earthquake country for years has taught me the value of preparation. When roads are blocked and phones are down, what do you do in a disaster? With a home medical kit and an evacuation kit, you’ll | Read More…

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MRSA: Protect Yourself in 9 Steps

The statistics are shocking. Roughly 5,000 Americans die every year from MRSA (Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus), a staph infection that can’t be stopped with antibiotics. MRSA is the result of doctors writing prescriptions for antibiotics like they were passing out candy | Read More…

Nobel Prize Winner, Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn

What Are Telomeres? Can they Really Prevent Aging

Imagine being able to slow – and possibly even stop or reverse – the damage done by aging. It would be like having a Magical Fountain of Youth in your backyard. Except that in this case, the fountain is actually | Read More…

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Cold and Flu Prevention: Immune System Boosting 101

Are you doing everything you can to avoid colds and flu this winter? At my clinic, I’m seeing a steady stream of patients suffering from symptoms of both conditions, so I thought it would be a good time for a | Read More…