Health News for the Well-Read Patient

Please click the links below to read the full article.

All Articles

horizontal break
  • Pet Therapy: The Healing Power of Dogs April 1, 2020

    Dog Therapy

    Unleashed: The Healing Power of Dogs “Who rescued whom?” They’re already considered best friends, trusty companions and beloved members of the family. Now add to the dog’s list of accomplishments, heart healer, exercise coach, and mood enhancer, and the answer to the question above, often used by rescue organizations, ...

  • Are Plant Based Burgers Really Healthier? March 1, 2020

    Examining Plant Based Burgers as Meat Alternatives They’re 2019’s most sizzling success story, found everywhere from grocery freezer to fast food counter. Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat have brought plant based burgers from fringe to mainstream with remarkable rapidity. So quickly, in fact, that despite their ubiquity, questions abound regarding ...

  • Impossible Burger & Beyond Meat: Meaty Topics March 1, 2020

    Meaty Topics: Impossible Burger & Beyond Meat They’re 2019’s most sizzling success story, found everywhere from grocery freezer to fast food counter. Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat have brought the plant-based burger from fringe to mainstream with remarkable rapidity. So quickly, in fact, that despite their ubiquity, questions abound regarding ...

  • Headaches – Types and Remedies February 1, 2020

    Headache Types and Remedies

    Oh, My Aching Head A dull pressure, a sharp pain, an uncomfortable pounding, a vise-like sensation – all can signal the start of a headache. A painful part of the human condition since the beginning of time, more than 150 different types of headaches have been identified, ...

  • Headaches – Types and Remedies February 1, 2020

    Picture of woman having a headache

    Oh, My Aching Head A dull pressure, a sharp pain, an uncomfortable pounding, a vise-like sensation – all can signal the start of a headache. A painful part of the human condition since the beginning of time, more than 150 different types of headaches have ...

  • Antibiotics Awareness is Good for Your Health January 16, 2020

    Image of Antibiotics

    Antibiotics Awareness Spurred by Alexander Fleming’s serendipitous discovery of penicillin in 1928, antibiotics have rightfully become wonder drugs, often able to change the course of deadly bacterial infections in a matter of days. But in recent years, their unmatched healing power has become overprescribed and over utilized, leading ...

  • Antibiotics: Are You Aware? January 16, 2020

    Image of Antibiotics

    Are You Antibiotics Aware? Spurred by Alexander Fleming’s serendipitous discovery of penicillin in 1928, antibiotics have rightfully become wonder drugs, often able to change the course of deadly bacterial infections in a matter of days. But in recent years, ...

  • Alcohol Affects Women Differently than Men December 2, 2019

    The Female Factor: Alcohol is Not Gender-Neutral Given the growing popularity of the cocktail culture and wine time, it’s important to know that alcohol affects women differently than men – physiologically, psychologically and socially. It’s worth asking: For women, is the wine glass half full or half empty when considering ...

  • Alcohol: Not Gender-Neutral December 2, 2019

    The Female Factor: Alcohol is Not Gender-aNeutral Given the growing popularity of the cocktail culture and wine time, it’s important to know that alcohol affects women very differently than men – physiologically, psychologically and socially. It’s worth asking: For women, is the wine glass half full or half empty when ...

  • When Are the Best Years of Our Lives? November 26, 2019

    Best Happiest Years

    Life’s Happiness Continuum Is there a predetermined peak age for happiness, before which our normal outlook is gloomy and melancholy and after which we slump back into these non-euphoric ways? When Are the Best Years of Our Lives? Studies Show Two Stages of Life Happiness Like trying to ...