Written by Allan J. Hamilton, MD, FACS
Real loss never hits until it gets personal. Till it’s someone you love. Till you feel it. Up until then you’re just talking about it but you’re not living it.
Two weeks ago my eighty-three year old mother started complaining of chest pain. We gave ... Views: 2564
Written by Dr. Michael Kaye
One of my patients told me that every morning he takes his multi-vitamin, a B complex, vitamin C, CO Q 10, some enzymes and then washes down fish oil with a hemp shake.
Can you guess his primary complaint?
He says, “Doc, my stomach hurts every morning.”
I reply, ... Views: 1118
Written by Natalie Caine, M.A.
Empty Nesters, women and men who have been in a career for decades, stay at home moms, parents retiring, college grads and people returning from service, are all asked, what do you want to do now?
Are you asking yourself that question? Have you come up with some ... Views: 457
Written by Pamela McDonald
A question I am asked quite often is - What is Integrative Medicine? It is difficult question to answer quickly – Integrative Medicine is an intelligent combination of conventional and alternative medicine – however I believe it is more than that.
To help give ... Views: 794
Written by Alfred Benelli, CFP, FIC, Financial Planning Assoc
I recently came across some comments submitted to a man-in-the-street, public opinion survey done way back in the 1950’s. Think things are tough today? Here are some of the actual complaints about our economy that were bugging our ... Views: 521
Written by Mark Sneller, PhD,
House dust: Just what is this stuff that causes perennial allergic rhinitis, bronchial asthma and respiratory allergy?
House dust is a complex mixture composed of pollens and spores; plant hairs and flower parts that are tracked indoors; fragments and feces from ... Views: 543
Written by David Russell, Ph.D., D.Sc
Olive oil is one of the great healers of the plant kingdom. Its healing effects have been recorded in all classical medical traditions around the world for the last 3,000 years. Whether used in cooking or massaged into the skin, it helps the body build ... Views: 614
Written by Pamela Eelman, CHHC
Despite living in the age of high tech communication devices that enable us to stay connected, evidence shows that we feel increasingly alone. Two recent studies suggest that our society is in the midst of a dramatic and progressive slide toward disconnection. ... Views: 456
...Like a fine wine, life and love can become more wonderful because of, not in spite of, aging.
Recently, I met a woman with an interesting story. It seems that she and her husband have been separated for many years. They went through almost all of the steps of divorce: filing the petition, ... Views: 4514
Written by Natalie Caine, M.A.
Easter and Passover are around the corner.
Traditions are being reinvented. Parents are calling me with good news and bad news. Yes, their children are getting those acceptance emails to college and yes, this means they are really leaving in the summer. Get ... Views: 440
Written by Dr. Allan J. Hamilton, MD
Recently I was on a book tour in Seattle. At the end of my talk at the bookstore,
a gentleman came up to me. He was a physician, which is a rarity at my talks. Most doctors are uncomfortable attending a presentation meant to open up a dialogue about the ... Views: 1221