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Immune System

What Does A CBC Mean?

 July 26, 2012

What does a CBC mean? No, it’s not the TV station where Big Bang Theory is on tonight. Thats CBS. If you aren’t familiar with the show, it is about a group of physicists who can make even the periodic table hilarious! I’d love to make an explanation of medical abbreviations as interesting as the […]

Living By The Sea- Preventive Medicine?

 July 25, 2012

Living By The Sea- Preventive Medicine? I recently read a few articles and studies which reveal those who live near the sea have better health! British researchers from the University of Exeter found those who live inland were less likely to report having ratings of “good health” than people who live closer to the coast. […]

Side Effects Of A Sick Health Care System

 July 22, 2012

Side Effects Of A Sick Health Care System   This is a wonderful era to be living in. There are so many advances in technology and science that we are experiencing daily. New improvements in building materials, road and bridge designs, transportation, new types of appliances, and much more. Technology has brought about wonderful ways […]

Look At Your Ear Lobe

 July 20, 2012

Look At Your Ear Lobe I was a nurse in my early years of life and then went back to school to become a doctor.  I went to 4 years of premed schooling, 4 years of medical school and 2 years of internship. I have spent years working with oncology and auto-immune diseased patients. I […]

The Miraculous Immune System

 July 19, 2012

The Miraculous Immune System Your immune system has been called a “delocalized” brain. It is as wondrously complex and mysterious as the brain in your head with about the same amount of cells or more. Unlike your brain, however, the army of immune cells patrols every inch of your body in constant communication with other […]

New Studies Suggest Which Form Of Vitamin E Is Cancer Preventive

 July 18, 2012

New Studies Suggest Which Form Of Vitamin E Is Cancer Preventive Good news for cancer research! The American Association for Cancer Research, published online in April 2012, the results of studies they performed on Vitamin E. Researcher Chung S. Yang, Director of the Center for Cancer Prevention Research of Rutgers University, and his fellow scientist, […]

Pay Attention to Your Nail Moons

 May 31, 2012

Pay Attention to Your Nail Moons   In the “old days”, whenever you went to see your doctor, some of the first things they would do to assess your problems are no longer done. All doctors take your blood pressure but do they still ask you to stick out your tongue and say OU? Not […]

Do not leave your doctor’s office until… (part 2)

 May 2, 2012

Do not leave your doctor’s office until… (part 2)   You never know when the day may come when you or a family member may need to venture out and try to retrieve medical records. Its not always as easy as it may sound. In Part 1, I spoke about how important it is to […]

Do not leave your Doctor’s office until… (part 1)

 May 1, 2012

Do not leave your Doctor’s office until… (part 1)Please, never leave your doctor’s office until you have the secretary copy and give you your medical report or reports.Have you ever had to request your medical records from your doctor or hospital and got the “run around”? I am writing this article to inform you of […]

The Importance of Detoxification (time for a little spring cleaning)

 April 19, 2012

The Importance of Detoxification (time for a little spring cleaning) The human body is designed so that it has self-regulatory mechanisms which are self healing. A strong healthy body has the capability to eliminate the toxic substances generated. In todays world we are more exposed to many man-made chemicals and toxic substances. The water we […]