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Is popping pain killers riskier than we thought?'

Is popping pain killers riskier than we thought?

Fresh calls to restrict Ibuprofen sales come after study reveals increased cardiac risk after just days of use. New research raises doubt about the long term effects of over-the-counter pain relievers including…

Bad breath, explained (and how to fix it)'

Bad breath, explained (and how to fix it)

I’ve brushed, I’ve flossed and swooshed with mouthwash. Got on my Sunday best. Clean clothes-check. Shiny shoes-check. Ready for that business meeting or exciting new date. STOP! Hold everything… I…

Half-Time Show Brings Discussion about Tolerance'

Half-Time Show Brings Discussion about Tolerance

During the Super Bowl, Lady Gaga’s athletic performance was all about celebrating inclusion and the spirit of equality while 172 million American football fans looked on. She wanted a memorable…

Don’t forget the bouquet!…And these eight healthy ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day'

Don’t forget the bouquet!…And these eight healthy ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day is just around the corner….still plenty of time to express your innermost feelings to someone you love. What better way to show your sweetheart what you feel for…

Break Out of Your Bubble For 2017'

Break Out of Your Bubble For 2017

Most of us live inside a 24/7 bubble that defines us. We listen to one news station, hang out in the small radius of our neighborhoods and dress in one…

Why Go Paleo?'

Why Go Paleo?

Neanderthals, or cavemen, may have been hairy brutes that became extinct 40,0000 years ago. Some think they were wiped out by climate change… Others think they were killed off by…

Taking Probiotics? Here is the “Cliff Notes” Version of What You Should Know'

Taking Probiotics? Here is the “Cliff Notes” Version of What You Should Know

Ten health benefits of probiotics Science has encouraging evidence that probiotics can be beneficial in the treatment or prevention of a variety of health issues. Research suggests that probiotics, which…

Probiotics: Could they hold the key to more than a gut feeling?'

Probiotics: Could they hold the key to more than a gut feeling?

  Research suggests that microbiota in our gut could have the power to influence more than just our physical health….   Friendly bacteria Anyone who has seen a yogurt ad…

Smoothly Does It'

Smoothly Does It

Been blending like your life depends on it? Or has your NutriBullet blended into the kitchen scenery? Since the smoothie makers whizzed off the shelves around this time last year,…

radiology part 1

Radiology part 1

Radiology part one: Interview with Dr. Ty Vachon, MD (click link to listen to the show) We have over 205,000  Nurse Practitioners licensed in the U.S with many in the primary care role. Most all…