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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…

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…

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…

Bariatrics Part 1-2

Bariatric surgery: An interview with Dr. Rami Lutfi

Bariatrics part one: Interview with Dr. Lutfi-episode 28. Bariatrics part two: Interview with Dr. Lutfi-episode 29. Surgery and morbid obesity. Dr. Cynthia Jaffe interviews Dr. Rami Lutfi, a Bariatric surgeon from…

Walmart joins other retailers in the switch to go cage-free'

Walmart joins other retailers in the switch to go cage-free

Egg-citing news* Walmart just announced it is joining other restaurants, food makers, and egg-suppliers to sell 100% cage-free eggs by 2015. What that means Walmart’s egg supplier will now be…

Preparing for the holidays? Give your health a headstart'

Preparing for the holidays? Give your health a headstart

So you’ve been busy preparing for the holidays – buying food, arranging travel, and making plans with family and friends. But is your body prepared? Here’s a seven-day countdown, seven…

Does the WHO’s latest cancer warning have any meat on its bones?'

Does the WHO’s latest cancer warning have any meat on its bones?

If you are a meat-eater, you have probably heard the latest ‘beef’ with beef. According to the World Health Association (WHO), there is convincing evidence that eating processed meat, and…

Loving Carbs and Exercise. What Do The Experts Say?'

Loving Carbs and Exercise. What Do The Experts Say?

Exercising without changing your diet? The results have been disappointing. Experts have debated the topic and have weighed in: “You cant outrun a bad diet”