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By Elizabeth Boham, MD
Coughing, shortness of breath, fever, and chills.  These are the signs of pneumonia, the 8th leading cause of death in the United States and the most common reason someone will die from an infection.   It also results in missed…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Now, more than ever before,  we need to pause, quiet our minds, and tune into what our bodies are trying to tell us. Bombarded with noise – phones, alarms, text messages, the ‘ding’ of an incoming email, honking horns, etc. – it is rare we can hear our…
By Dr. George Papanicolaou, DO
Stop a second and consider this:  You share your body with about 100 trillion other organisms. These bacterial cells live in your skin, mouth, nose, yet most of them reside in your digestive system and especially your large intestine. Imagine that. 100 trillion…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
As a child, I had chronic urinary tract infections.  I was treated with multiple antibiotics from the age of 5 until age 17.  This chronic use of antibiotics impacted my skin and my digestive system.  It may have even contributed to the breast cancer I got at age…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
As of March 2016, the CDC estimated that 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  Key diagnostic criteria for ASD include repetitive patterns of behavior, interest, or activities and deficits in social interaction and language.  The recommended…
By Dr. George Papanicolaou, DO
“He’s so bright but he’s failing because he won’t turn in homework and tunes teachers out,” one parent began when we first met. Another said during our first consultation: “She would do better if she wasn’t constantly talking and disrupting the class.” These understandably frustrated, worried…