February 2015

Successful Weight Loss Depends on These 2 Things

Like many of my patients and readers at the start of this New Year,  you may have made a pledge to lose your extra weight.  Congratulations! And, because I want you to be successful, I’d like to tell you about 2 strategies that can give you the winning edge… Weight Loss Success Strategy #1:   Befriend […]

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Are Your Bones Getting Enough of this Crucial Cell Salt?

Health researchers (as well as your mom) have been telling you for years that you need to eat more fruits and vegetables for good health.  Seems we’re always hearing something new about their many health benefits.  And, now, I’ve got yet another reason for you to eat more fruits and vegetables, especially if you’re over […]

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Do This 4 Times a Day To Beat Melanoma

If you’re like me, you love your coffee.  It gets you going in the morning, picks you up from a late afternoon slump and gives you that all needed early evening boost at the gym later.  But, along with the rejuvenating effect of coffee, as a dermatologist, there’s an even more important reason I love […]

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Boost Brain Power, Mood and Good Health With This One Activity

If you’re over 50, your kids are likely grown and you’ve probably got the house to yourself again, at least part of the time.  Guess what fun thing you can do everyday in your newfound privacy that will make you both happier and healthier?  Read on and let me tell you about it… Dancing:  The […]

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February Heart Health Tip: Don’t Overload This Mineral

February is officially Heart Health Month marked by one of my favorite days, which just passed, Valentine’s Day.  Even better, the Valentine’s chocolate we all have been consuming and love so much is actually good for our heart.  Well, not all the sugar and fat, but its cocoa content.  Cocoa is full of nutrients that […]

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Scientists: Human Bones Are Weakening from Inactivity

When our ancestors invented farming, they didn’t realize that doing so would eventually put future generations of humans at high risk for weakened bones.  Health researchers warn that today’s modern technology is pushing us even faster toward this outcome.  Read on to learn why and what you can do to counter technology’s effect on your […]

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Younger Skin in 2015: The Top 5 Things To Avoid

Whenever a new year starts, it’s always a reminder that time is constantly marching forward.  If you’re like many of my patients, though, you’re looking for a way to turn back the clock on the way your skin looks.  And, happily, you can limit some of the damage of time to your skin just by […]

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