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  • First “Doc and Chef” program a sold-out success May 6, 2014

    Thank you to the 150 enthusiastic attendees of the inaugural “Doc and Chef” program.  We apologize to those wait listed who were unable to attend.  Check back for recipes featured at the event!

    We are gratified by the many positive comments we received. Here are just a few…

    • “The place was packed!”
    • “…great qualified info about ... Continue Reading
    • Yogurt Culture January 27, 2014

      Health Wise Winter 2014 FINAL DD11

      Yogurt is recognized as a solid nutritional choice that delivers multiple benefits with each spoonful. It is made from pasteurized milk that has been fermented, and contains active cultures known as probiotics. Probiotics are live microbial food ingredients that, ... Continue Reading

    • Medical Mysteries – Sneeze, Shivers, Yawns, Goose Bumps and Hiccups January 27, 2014

      Health Wise Winter 2014 FINAL DD1

      The miracles of the human body are on continual display each day. Even involuntary actions, such as sneezing and shivering, help our bodies function optimally.

      The big sneeze.

      Every time we breathe in foreign particles, sensors in our noses and sinuses ... Continue Reading

    • Allergies: Food Allergies January 27, 2014

      Health Wise Winter 2014 FINAL DD3

      Peanut-free tables in school cafeterias, grade schoolers armed with EpiPens…it is impossible to miss the signs of almost 15 million Americans who cope with increasingly prevalent food allergies. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 1997 ... Continue Reading

    • GMOs – Genetically Modified Organisms August 27, 2013

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      Although we have been ingesting them for the last two decades, foods that are Genetically Modified Organisms, (or GMOs…also referred to as GE, for genetically engineered) are currently the subject of intense scrutiny.

      GMOs were introduced 20 years ago as a possible solution to world ... Continue Reading

    • Apps for Healthcare August 27, 2013

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      Apps (short for “applications”), are pieces of software that you can download and utilize on your computer, phone or other electronic device. The initial explosion of apps in 2010 has grown exponentially each year, with more than 40,000 medical and health ones ... Continue Reading

    • Peripheral Neuropathy August 27, 2013

      HealthWise Fall 2013 FINAL DD12

      It can start as “pins and needles,” as if your hand or foot has fallen asleep, followed by burning, feelings of electric shock, muscle weakness, or extreme sensitivity to the lightest touch. Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a chronic and painful ... Continue Reading

    • Milk June 27, 2013

      HealthWise Summer 2013 FINAL DD11

      Homogenized cow’s milk has been a staple in most people’s daily diet since early childhood. However, many individuals have allergies, are lactose intolerant, or simply don’t like the taste. The good news, as displayed in the dairy section of most ... Continue Reading

    • Inoculations June 27, 2013

      HealthWise Summer 2013 FINAL DD2

      Vaccinations are a vital part of preventive health maintenance beginning in infancy. Some vaccines that we received as children should be repeated in adulthood, and there are others that are specifically targeted for diseases that adults become susceptible to as ... Continue Reading

    • Organic Labeling April 27, 2013

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      Organic food, once only available in health food stores, is now a mainstay in most grocery chains across the country. What does “organic” really mean? Are organic foods really healthier?

      In the United States, organic products must adhere to strict production and ... Continue Reading