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How Does Cold Water Affect Your Health?

How Does Cold Water Affect Your Health?

When you think of a relaxing shower, you probably think of water hot enough to cover everything in steam. This kind of shower is relaxing, sure, but how does water temperature impact your health? If you found out that cold showers might have benefits, would you consider changing your routine?

What Do Your Nails Say About Your Health?

What Do Your Nails Say About Your Health?

We all know that biting our fingernails is a bad habit, but did you realize that the condition of your nails can tell you a lot about your physical health? There are a surprising number of disorders indicated in your nails’ color, shape, and texture. Being aware of these conditions is necessary for us to take care of ourselves properly.

Do I Still Need to Wear Sunscreen in the Winter?

Do I Still Need to Wear Sunscreen in the Winter?

Sunscreen in the winter? – a question better suited for those who think about the warm, sunny days of summer with nostalgia. For the rest of us, it’s quite the oxymoron. After all, what does sunscreen have to do with the chilly days of winter, when the sun’s rays are devoid of their summery heat?

What You Should Do to Prevent Dry Skin

What You Should Do to Prevent Dry Skin

You might be worried that treating your dry skin will be complicated or that it will empty your wallet. Fortunately, taking care of your skin in winter doesn’t have to be expensive or confusing.

Get Your Taste and Smell Back! Which of These Hacks Really Work?

Get Your Taste and Smell Back! Which of These Hacks Really Work?

More than likely, you or a loved one has dealt with COVID-19. The virus comes with many different symptoms, but the most distinct and disorienting is the loss of taste and smell. And there’s no wonder why it’s so confusing! Many flavors and scents bring us joy, and our senses are designed to enjoy them to the fullest.

Understanding Migraines: The Myths

Understanding Migraines: The Myths

With migraines affecting over 100 million people worldwide, it’s almost certain that either you or someone you love struggles with the condition.

Drinking and Smoking while Young Could Age Your Heart

Drinking and Smoking while Young Could Age Your Heart

The teenage years are the threshold when we form our personalities for the future adult life. It is also the time for once-in-a-lifetime experiments, when we take a shot at all-known vices with a just-once mentality. Such endeavors, of course, are always risky, considering that most of our adult vices stem from our teenage years. “Just once” can quickly turn into “forever.”

Antibiotic Use May Now Be Linked to An Increase Risk of Colorectal Cancer - PART II

Antibiotic Use May Now Be Linked to An Increase Risk of Colorectal Cancer – PART II

Antibiotics have become an everyday part of the medical world. They are used to fight bacterial infections and have saved millions of lives worldwide since their discovery. If you’ve ever had a bacterial infection, you’re probably already pretty familiar with antibiotics. However, the prevalent overuse of antibiotics is leading to some serious unintended consequences.

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Strategies to Make your New Year’s Health Resolutions Attainable

Strategies to Make your New Year’s Health Resolutions Attainable

Picture this. It’s the last workday before the new year, and your co-workers begin to discuss their resolutions. Panicked, you find yourself inventing a resolution of your own. Of course, you hope this resolution will be the one that finally results in change, but part of you knows you probably won’t keep it.

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Strategies to Make your New Year’s Health Resolutions Attainable

Strategies to Make your New Year’s Health Resolutions Attainable

Picture this. It’s the last workday before the new year, and your co-workers begin to discuss their resolutions. Panicked, you find yourself inventing a resolution of your own. Of course, you hope this resolution will be the one that finally results in change, but part of you knows you probably won’t keep it.

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Strategies to Make your New Year’s Health Resolutions Attainable

Strategies to Make your New Year’s Health Resolutions Attainable

Picture this. It’s the last workday before the new year, and your co-workers begin to discuss their resolutions. Panicked, you find yourself inventing a resolution of your own. Of course, you hope this resolution will be the one that finally results in change, but part of you knows you probably won’t keep it.

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Strategies to Make your New Year’s Health Resolutions Attainable

Strategies to Make your New Year’s Health Resolutions Attainable

Picture this. It’s the last workday before the new year, and your co-workers begin to discuss their resolutions. Panicked, you find yourself inventing a resolution of your own. Of course, you hope this resolution will be the one that finally results in change, but part of you knows you probably won’t keep it.

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Kian Karimi Spotlight

Kian Karimi Spotlight

"When I first saw my first rhinoplasty procedure, I was so intrigued by the complexity… all of the emotional and psychological things that went...

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The Rich Have Stopped Aging (Part 1)

The Rich Have Stopped Aging (Part 1)

That comes with getting old”is what society and the medical communities are telling us. Sit-ting in a prominent orthopedic surgeon’s office in 2012,...

Individual Matters (Part 1)

Individual Matters (Part 1)

It was November 8, 2016, at6:30 a.m. I had created and led anine-month transformation effort at a large nonprofit, and it created a completely new...

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Dr. Sandeep Singh

Dr. Sandeep Singh

Dr. Singh grew up in a collection of ancient and historically important Indians cities. Born in Prayagraj, one of the principal pilgrim cities for...

Dr. Carlos Fernando Mourão

Dr. Carlos Fernando Mourão

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dr. Mourão lived in the Recreio dos Bandeirantes neighborhood most of his life only recently moving to California....

Recent Articles

The Telehealth Medical Cart That is Revitalizing the Dental Industry

Dental care includes regular visits to the dentist. However, this is a challenge for many people. The COVID-19 pandemic makes matters worse, not just for the patients, though. Even the dental industry struggles as well. The good...

What’s Fishy about This Supplement? The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Fish Oil

Many people take fish oil supplements as a home remedy, and this may be you as well. The National Institutes of Health estimates that 80% of Americans regularly consume these supplements, making this “fishy” business a billion-dollar industry.

Bright and Early: How Your Sleep Schedule Can Help You Fight Depression

One out of every ten adults in the United States will suffer from depression. Depression is a mood disorder that affects everyday life in different ways, and there’s a good chance that you or someone you love will experience it at some point.

The Truth behind Excessive Sitting

Whether through evolution or Creation, one thing’s for sure – humans were made to stand. And yet, one in four people can’t leave their chairs for eight hours a day (sometimes, without even a break), not to mention the one in ten people who actively disregard physical activity aside from excessive sitting!

Do You Have Plants in Your Home? You Should. Here Are 5 Health Benefits

It seems that more of us than ever are either spending more time in our homes or working from them. For some, this has meant newfound flexibility, but for others, it has created more loneliness and isolation.

Don’t Forget to Include Your Mental Health in Your New Year’s Resolutions

This year, put your mental health at the forefront by setting goals that fulfill you rather than induce shame.

Strategies to Make your New Year’s Health Resolutions Attainable

Picture this. It’s the last workday before the new year, and your co-workers begin to discuss their resolutions. Panicked, you find yourself inventing a resolution of your own. Of course, you hope this resolution will be the one that finally results in change, but part of you knows you probably won’t keep it.

5 New Year’s Resolutions to Avoid This Year

With the holidays approaching, people begin creating New Year’s resolutions. Some resolutions result in positive lifestyle changes, but others never come to fruition. To help you achieve your New Year’s resolutions, here are some tips and tricks on the kinds of resolutions to avoid.

Take Care of Your Mental Health Once the Holiday Blues Kick In

Blues: a feeling of melancholy and unhappiness in response to specific circumstances. Countless singers have crooned about “feeling blue” and what (or who) made them feel that way. We have all been there at some point in our lives.

Quarterbacking Your Best Chronic Pain Treatment: An Interview with Dr. Praveen Mambalam

Battling chronic and sometimes inexplicable pain is something we all want to avoid. In the event of dealing with this challenge, however, we would all prefer to be in the care of a doctor passionate about helping patients navigate and heal from chronic pain.

10 Ways to Lose the Holiday Weight

If you can relate to the holiday stress, you’re not alone! The high expectations that come with traditions, parties, and family gatherings are a source of stress for many people.

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