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Welcome to 2018!! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season, and you’re excited about what is awaiting you in this New Year!  Our passionate intention and purpose is to help you create on an ongoing basis the good health you desire and deserve, which we will continue to do throughout this entire year.  In […]

How’s your health? Are you living with the vibrant, optimal health and well-being that you desire, but have yet to experience? Are ready to improve your health but don’t know the right steps to take? Even though you may not have a physical illness just yet, perhaps you’ve become aware that you don’t quite have […]

Imaging experts are becoming increasingly concerned that physicians are ordering too many unnecessary imaging tests, that are exposing patients to high levels of radiation and increasing the cost of health care.   They also said that many doctors order test diagnostic evaluations that will not determine the cause of their patients’ complains.  But improved communication […]

Those ubiquitous wires connecting listeners to you-name-the-sounds from invisible MP3 players — whether of Bach, Miles Davis or, more likely today, Lady Gaga — only hint at music’s effect on the soul throughout the ages.   Now a data-driven review by Northwestern University researchers that will be published July 20 in Nature Reviews Neuroscience pulls […]

A recent study conducted in Italy has determined that applying magnets to the brains of Alzheimer’s disease sufferers helps them to improve their understanding of what is said to them. The finding Italian scientists conducted a randomised controlled trial of the treatment, suggests that magnets may change the brain’s  “cortical activity,” and readjust  unhealthy patterns […]

Acupuncture has spread around the world since originating in China but conventional western medicine has remained steadfastly skeptical. Although there is now good evidence that acupuncture can relieve pain, many of the other health benefits acupuncturists claim are on shakier ground.   Despite acupuncture’s 4,000-year history, little is known about the biological pathways that enable […]

Almost a third of patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) who participated in a  behavior treatment developed by a University at Buffalo behavioral scientist experienced significant relief within four weeks of beginning treatment.   The study is published in the current issue of the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.   These patients, called “rapid responders” […]

Two recent studies have determined the detrimental impact child abuse has on adult disease susceptibility and development, particularly those with pain.   The first study sought to determine if “alleged” childhood abuse causes any changes in the  release of daily cortisol, as major stress hormone in women experiencing chronic pain, either fibromyalgia or osteoarthritis.   […]

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