By Elizabeth Boham, MD
It’s the afternoon, you’ve had a long day, and you’re looking for a pick-me-up. You go into your favorite coffee shop for a drink, and the next thing you know, you have consumed 200-300 calories. Depending on your age and activity level, this may be 20% of the…
By Dr. George Papanicolaou, DO
“You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.” –…
By Adonica Nichols, LPN
As a person who has struggled with psoriasis most of my life, I often wonder what more I can do to get to the root of the problem. I’ve tried prescription shampoos, creams, pills, and even injection therapy. Some of these temporarily cleared my skin, only to experience…
By Kathie Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ
Ah, Valentine’s Day, our annual salute to the universal theme of love, to those we cherish, and the sweet things in life. So perhaps it’s only fitting that the sentiments of love’s celebratory day takes the form of pretty heart-shaped boxes loaded with sweets and decadent, post-dinner, chocolate desserts. Who…
By BAILEY SHERAN, RN
Intermittent fasting is the practice of alternating between regular periods of fasting and eating. While people do this for a variety of reasons,  I’ll start by explaining how and why I became interested in intermittent fasting myself. I have been battling a metastatic neuroendocrine tumor for almost 15…
By Adonica Nichols, LPN
Sometimes the winter months can take a toll on our emotional and physical wellbeing, especially for those who are used to being outdoors during the summer months. With shorter days and colder temperatures, energy levels can drop, stress and anxiety can rise, and the lack of daylight can…