News

What is Wellness?

As an acupuncturist, many people tell me they want to try acupuncture, but nothing is wrong with them. I usually say that’s “great!” and leave it at that. In truth, however, I’m pretty sure I can find something

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Open Enrollment and Pediatrics

We’re entering Open Enrollment season for health insurance — the time during which individuals and employees can add or make changes to their existing coverage. When your open enrollment window opens, take advantage of any resources made available

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Recommended Reading

I want to give a big shout out an important book entitled How Your Story Can Set You Free, written by Heather Box and Julian Mocine-McQueen. Heather is the niece of a very good friend, who writes that

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D. folliculorum & Dry Eyes!

There are some famous parasites I studied back in my days at the London School of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (see Loa Loa!), but only recently did I learn that many of us host a common, small parasite

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How to Help College Kids Stay Healthy

We are often asked what the “age limit” for pediatric patients is, particularly as kids start to head off for college. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) identifies 21 years as the upper age limit for pediatric clinics

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Low Dose Aspirin in the News

Aspirin’s blood-thinning properties for years have been touted as a way to stave off cardiovascular disease such as heart attack and stroke. Millions of people in the US take a “baby aspirin” (100mg or less–most commonly 81mg) daily

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Understanding your Metabolism

One of the most common frustrations I see in my clients is weight gain. It’s a frequent complaint among middle-aged women who have been active their entire lives. They eat healthfully and they haven’t changed a thing in

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