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Skin Cancer is a BIG Deal! The three scariest words in 7 languages are: “you have cancer”. And, rightfully so, as cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Another sobering statistic is that 1 out of 2 women and 1 out of 3 men will develop cancer in their lifetime…(Read More)

An ounce of prevention….. is worth a pound of cure.   Last Tuesday morning went nothing as planned. I had planned to get up early and go for a bike ride before heading out to see my grandmother at the hospital after a nasty fall that ended in a broken hip and surgery. I did…(Read More)

Have you ever pondered the root cause of disease? There are four major contributors to any illness, whether we are talking about autoimmune disease, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, or even cancer. These four contributors are diet, stress, pathogens, and toxins. Each one of these plays a pivotal role in creating an environment where illness can take…(Read More)

What genetic testing can tell you about your health. Genetic testing is one of the hottest frontiers of medicine. For sure, one that is transforming the future of healthcare. It is the newest technology in the current wave of personalized medicine. Like all new discoveries, we are still a long way from knowing everything we…(Read More)

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Advances in Stem Cell Research Are Bringing Medicine to a New Frontier If you became a parent ten to fifteen years ago, you most likely remember your doctor asking you if you would like to collect and bank your cord blood for future use. It was a pretty costly venture which seemed like something straight…(Read More)

One of the things I am most passionate about is clean, healthy food. You might expect that as a dietitian I would be passionate about food, or because of my life-threatening illness that I would believe strongly in eating organic, pesticide-, herbicide-, and fungicide-free, unprocessed, and non-GMO food. And you would be…(Read More)