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By Elizabeth Boham, MD
By Elizabeth W. Boham, M.D., M.S., R.D. and Mark Hyman, M.D. According to the CDC, about one in every 12 people has asthma, and the numbers are increasing every year. Asthma is a condition in which a person’s airway swells and becomes inflamed, resulting in difficulty breathing, shortness…
By Todd R LePine
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…
By Heidi E. Spear
In the foreword to Tulku Thondup’s book Boundless Healing: Meditation Exercises to Enlighten the Mind and Heal the Body, psychologist, science journalist, and Pulitzer-Prize nominee Daniel Goleman, PhD, explains what psychologists call the state of flow: “another mode of being — one where day-to-day preoccupations or anxieties fall…
By Holly Niles
It seems that the new color in fashion and decor is emerald green — it’s considered a must-have for updating your wardrobe and adding a pop of color to your home. When I heard that, I thought: in the world of nutrition we’ve always thought of green as the “it”…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
It’s October, and all of this pink reminds us of breast health. As a Functional Medicine physician and a breast cancer survivor, I want to do more for breast cancer prevention than just focus on early detection. We also need to look deeper and work toward prevention. Early detection includes:…
By Maggie Ward, MS, RD, LDN
Spring is my favorite time of year! These first warm, sweet smells in the air lift my spirits like nothing else, especially after a cold, dark winter in the Berkshires. As a nutritionist, I’m also reminded of the abundance and healing power of nature: for, there is no other way…