Why do we need to sleep?

Routinely sleeping less than six or seven hours a night has a significant impact on your immune system. This can double your risk of cancer and is a key lifestyle factor determining whether or not Read More

Should we Swat Mosquitoes

Your grandmother’s insistence that you receive more bug bites because you’re ‘sweeter’ may not be that far-fetched after all, according to pioneering research from Virginia Tech scientists. A recent study shows that mosquitoes can rapidly learn Read More

Why Do I Have Brain Fog?

Those memory lapses many women notice around menopause are real, and they can begin at a relatively young age, researchers report. It’s common for women going through menopause to complain of what researchers sometimes call “brain Read More

Alternative Methods Of Treating Obesity

Obesity poses as a significant health hazard which makes people all the more vulnerable in succumbing to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer. Characterized by having a body mass index exceeding 30, obesity receives Read More

The Importance of Zinc

Zinc is an essential trace element that is for essential plants and animals. A lack of zinc can make a person more susceptible to disease and illness impacting their immune system and assist in healing Read More

Ask The Doctor: Type 2 Diabetes

My 42-year-old brother, Gregg, just found out he has type 2 diabetes, and I’d like to help him get healthy. What can he do to avoid taking prescription drugs? Your brother is among more than Read More

Heal Thyself—Beating the Sugar Blues

Across the nation, an estimated 20 million people—7 percent of the US population—have diabetes. As many as 40 million more teeter on the edge of the illness and are classified as pre-diabetic—meaning they have insulin Read More

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