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It’s Not Willpower, It’s Science

Changing old, bad habits is a good thing. But it will take time.

January 20, 2020

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A Nose Job in Costa Rica, Root Canal in Mexico

In search of less expensive health care, more Americans have become medical tourists.

January 13, 2020

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The Poop on Fecal Transplants

Yes, it sounds icky, but it could save lives.

January 6, 2020

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It’s Electric: Brain and Body Stimulators

Non-invasive stimulators are popping up everywhere. What to know about them.

December 16, 2019

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Physical Therapy’s New Tools

ESWT, BFR and IASTM: new tool-assisted interventions.

December 9, 2019

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Protein Redux

Getting older means we need more protein in our diet.

December 2, 2019

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Solutions for Soothing Itchy, Dry Skin

Advice for dry-skin sufferers: shorter showers and moisturizers with the fewest ingredients are your best bets.

November 25, 2019

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What’s Wrong? Diagnosing Diagnoses

There’s a fine line between healthy and ill, especially when the symptoms seem to be mental.

November 18, 2019

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A Guide to Tinted Lenses

Color them . . . confusing.

November 11, 2019

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Mindfulness and Meditation

The evidence mounts for the health benefits of meditation. Our resident skeptic lets down her resistance.

November 4, 2019

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Hormone Therapy Got a Bad Rap

A flawed 2002 study denied women the benefits of hormone replacement therapy.

October 28, 2019

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New Hope for Hard-to-Treat Breast Cancers

Nobel prize-winning research on low oxygen levels in cancer cells may lead to more targeted treatment.

October 21, 2019

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Cooking With Oils

If you’ve been avoiding cooking with olive oil, some facts you should know.

October 14, 2019

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Warning: Cipro and Cousins’ Side Effects

The commonly used antibiotic may be unnecessary and wrongly prescribed.

October 7, 2019

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Botox or PRP?

Botox can plump wrinkles but some prefer the more “natural” PRP.

September 30, 2019

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Mouth Sores: A Diagnosis

Come summertime and vacation, a woman’s sore mouth comes calling.

September 23, 2019

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Night Owls and Early Birds

What you need to know about sleep and sleep disorders.

September 16, 2019

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Our Sixth Sense

Bet you don’t know what proprioception means.

September 9, 2019

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