Water: the first line of defense against kidney stones

Water: the first line of defense against kidney stones

If you have ever experienced the pain associated with a kidney stone, there is almost nothing you wouldn’t do to prevent having to go through that agony again. But you might be surprised to find that the simplest (and least expensive) preventative step you can take to avoid future kidney stones is often ignored. The fact is, in spite of all the technological advances, new medications and surgical procedures, the Read more »
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March 12, 2018
The Wonder of Watercress: The forgotten green making a culinary comeback

The Wonder of Watercress: The forgotten green making a culinary comeback

Watercress, an aquatic plant that is a close cousin of mustard greens, kale, cabbage and arugula, has a long and storied history. Hippocrates, the father of medicine, used watercress to treat patients and deemed it so important to his practice that he located his first hospital along a stream, where he could grow a plentiful supply of the ancient green. It was a staple in the diet of the Roman Read more »
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March 12, 2018
Meatless Meals Matter

Meatless Meals Matter

There comes a time in the life of every carnivore when it is hard to argue with the propensity of evidence that trimming down our meat consumption can be a healthy choice, even if it’s just for a meal or two a week. The truth is, adding some tasty meatless meals to your breakfast, lunch or dinner rotation can benefit your physical health, your budget and the health of good Read more »
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March 12, 2018
Vitiligo: the mystery of vanishing skin pigment

Vitiligo: the mystery of vanishing skin pigment

Vitiligo (vit-ill-EYE-go) is a disorder that causes patches of a person’s skin to become white. This happens because cells that make the color in your skin are destroyed. Despite the fact that between 2 and 5 million people in the United States have vitiligo, most Americans who haven’t experienced it themselves or haven’t known individuals who have suffered with it, either misunderstand what it is or are completely unaware that it Read more »
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March 12, 2018
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