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Should you get the COVID-19 vaccine?


Research links this American-diet staple to early death

I never thought I would see this day come. And I’m absolutely giddy with delight. Because at long last, the word is out: White bread kills.    Can I get a hallelujah!?  Of course, as a reader of mine, you might be thinking to yourself… “We’ve known this for decades. Why is this so shocking?”   Well, for one thing, it’s shocking that we’re even still […]

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This five-cent supplement may save your life—and your wallet

Vitamin D is the gift that keeps on giving. Unfortunately, way too many people remain deficient—in part because most mainstream doctors don’t know any better. But I’m hopeful that maybe that’s finally set to change.  If nothing else, it’s become abundantly clear during this pandemic that populations with lower vitamin D levels suffer the worst COVID-19 outcomes. And if that’s what it takes [...]

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“All work and no workout” is hazardous to your health

Since we’ve been talking about the many health benefits of simply moving every single day, allow me to add yet another important caveat to that conversation.   New research shows that not all physical activity is created equal after all. In fact, some of it may actually be harmful…  You can’t exercise on the job  A new large study looked at the different effects of physical activity [...]

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One in every 14 deaths is attributed to this common “disease”

After yesterday’s discussion about the benefits of a brisk walk, I thought I’d spend some time today on an equally important message: Walking at any pace—heck, doing anything at all—will always be better than sitting still.  In fact, recently published research shows that a sedentary lifestyle—also known as “sitting disease”—is responsible for eight percent of all chronic disease and [...]

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Women: Don’t let stress dig you an early grave

I warn my patients about the hazards of stress all the time. The fact is, if you don’t deal with the stress in your life, it can (and will) kill you. And, unfortunately, that’s especially true for women.  That’s the takeaway of a recent study featured in the Journal of the American Heart Association. And with pandemic worries crushing women at a disproportionate rate, the sooner […]

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