Hello Dr. Rona: My physician has become increasingly concerned about my cholesterol levels being too high. I was deemed to have high cholesterol... Read more »
When watching the evening news, with all of its trauma and drama, it is easy to come to the conclusion that we have a mental health crisis in our... Read more »
According to my recollection, last year at about this time at least a dozen of my patients contracted influenza shortly after getting the ‘flu shot.... Read more »
Joint pain is a common complaint that shows up at the doctor’s office every day. Arthritis is a general term meaning inflammation in the joints. Is... Read more »
As the raw food movement gains enthusiasts worldwide, you will often hear them say that raw food is best for health because it is highest in nutrients. Technically, this is correct because raw food is higher in enzymes and vitamins than processed food. But for those with digestive problems, the nutrients in raw food can be hard to absorb and... Read more »
“He could not imagine any greater joy than to go away into the woods for months on end, to break off this chaga, crumble it, boil it up on a campfire, drink it and get well like an animal.... Just as a dog goes to search for some mysterious grass that will save him….” (from Cancer Ward, by the Nobel laureate Alexander Solzhenitsyn)
The scientific... Read more »
“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
There are many definitions of beauty, but what this article will deal with is the beauty that comes from the optimum health of one’s skin. Indeed, skin health determines beauty. We all want the best complexion, free of wrinkles and blemishes, and I believe that is something that can be... Read more »
Spring is a great time to watch your greens grow. The aesthetically beautiful Chickweed and potent Stinging Nettle are two great additions to your garden — and life — to incorporate this season. Watch the Chickweed blossom into beautiful star-shaped flowers, while producing a powerful punch of vitamins and minerals.
Stinging nettle is also filled... Read more »
The thyroid is considered by many to be the body’s major powerhouse gland. In this article, we will explore the nature of, and need for, specific nourishment regarding the thyroid. Keeping it healthy is key to its ability to perform its various and vital functions.
Located below the Adam’s apple, and wrapped around the trachea (windpipe), are... Read more »
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Gung Hay Fat Choi! The Chinese astrologers say that this new Year of the Rooster brings awakening as it crows each day at the break of dawn. Cock-a-doodle-doo! So this is the year to ask oneself – what new insights are awakening in me? For some Feng Shui good luck tips for 2017, check out Malca Narrol's feature in this issue.
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