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Holiday Stress-Reduction Remedies: Mindfulness and Meditation for Comfort and Joy

The holiday season is here, and many of us find ourselves with a long list of preparations that include: making travel arrangements, mailing stacks of “Season’s Greetings” cards, and planning meals for family and friends. While focusing our energy primarily on preparations to make the season merry and bright, we might attempt to push “negative” […]

5 Steps to Heal a Leaky Gut Caused By Ibuprofen Aviva Romm, MD and Mark Hyman, MD

Millions of Americans take over-the-counter painkillers like Advil or Aleve for any random ache, pain, or cold symptom, without a second thought. What most don’t know is that those drugs — called non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs) — are responsible for over 16,000 deaths per year: that’s more deaths per year than caused by asthma or AIDS. […]

Aging and Inflammation: The Top 5 Things You Need to Know about Autoimmune Disease

Have you ever had the check-engine symbol light up on your car’s dashboard? We’ve all had it happen. It’s an early warning sign that something isn’t right, and we need to check in with our local mechanic. In the same way, your lab results and body’s symptoms are like that lit-up, check-engine indicator: they are […]

My Commitment to Haiti

THE HORRORS IN HAITI in January 2010 hit me deeply, and the call for doctors, surgeons and medical supplies to treat the hundreds of thousands of wounded pushed me into action. There are few times in our lives when we can contribute to something larger than ourselves; the week of the earthquake felt like one […]

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