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.

Control the End of Your Life

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In these letters, I spend most of my effort helping you be the healthiest version of yourself possible. But there is a slightly different issue I want to deal with today. It’s a crucial one—one that each of us will face at some point. But one that most people avoid at all costs. I’m talking […]

8 Health Steps for Rising Seniors

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College-age kids are called “rising” when they’re about to move up a grade, like from sophomore to junior. So let’s call those of you now 50–64, who will become 65 and older over the next 14 years, “rising seniors.” The threat to rising seniors A recent report warns that many rising seniors face trying years […]

The best cancer prevention is…health

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Along with my work at The Center for New Medicine, I speak to specialized groups all across the country. What you get for free in my newsletters, I’m asked to share with numerous exclusive and prestigious organizations whose members are concerned about their health. Recently, I spoke to the World Presidents’ Organization, a global business […]

Antibacterial products dangerous

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The chemical companies want you to believe that antibacterial hand soaps are better than plain soap. This belongs in the Hall of Shame, alongside “Fat, eggs, and cholesterol are all bad for you.” How are antibacterial soaps so not better than plain soap? Unlike antibacterial soap, plain soap doesn’t increase the risk of infections Unlike […]

Is Genetic Testing for You?

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There’s so much breakthrough research underway, it sometimes makes my head spin. But when I take a clear-eyed look around, I’m hugely encouraged. So many breakthroughs lead us in the same direction. It’s nothing less than a sea change in how we all can achieve or maintain tip-top health. Welcome to the epigenetics revolution Epigenetics, […]

Patient Directed Health is Essential

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Earlier today, I had a patient come in with an extensive history of tests and medications. She’d seen many doctors, and had important blood work done about 5 months before she saw me. The good news—she’d done her homework, and already had a plan for what she wanted to do going forward. She had some […]

4 Health Practices to Start Today

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Last week, I had a very discouraging meeting with a patient. She had gone to see numerous doctors about pain in her abdomen. After examining her a bit, they found a lump. And after going in for a biopsy, they discovered the lump was cancer that had metastasized from her breast. The cancer is now […]

Overdiagnosis is a serious medical problem

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We have a big problem in the medical world today. I think of it as the Carpenter Problem, because it reminds me of that old saying—when all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. That’s the way most doctors treat their patients. We have a few tools—and by golly, we’re going to […]

Elder Abuse: Protect Your Loved Ones

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That there are people who prey on older people is truly heartbreaking. Especially when abuse is perpetrated by presumed caregivers, family, or fellow residents of a care facility. But it’s happening more frequently than ever, according to the US Adult Protective Services (APS), which is usually the first service notified of abuse. And it’s only […]

2015 Year in Review

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I’m always amazed at the volume of content we create at Newport Natural Health. In 2015, we wrote more than 150 articles to bring you the latest health and wellness advice. So I understand if you missed something. It was a busy year. In the spirit of helping your memory recall, here’s a list of […]
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