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Shingles (August 2011)

A shingles prevention vaccine, Zostavax, was approved in May of 2006 by the FDA for adults 60 years of age and older. In March of 2011 the FDA approved the use of Zostavax for prevention of shingles for adults ages 50-59. What is the purpose of forcing this shingles...

Adrenal Glands (July 2011)

Working more than ever, multitasking to make ends meet, no sleep, and stressed out are common complaints a lot of people have on a daily basis. In a new survey by the American Psychological Association, nearly 75% of Americans say they are stressed to the max over...

Breast Screenings: Know Your Options (June 2011)

For every 2,000 women receiving a mammography reading throughout 10 years, only 1 will have her life prolonged. In addition, 10 healthy women will be overdiagnosed and will receive unnecessary treatment . With annual mammograms recommended for women over the age of...

Osteoarthritis vs Rheumatoid Arthritis (May 2011)

Joints bothering you? Think it’s your age? There may be something more going on than just your joint pain. Knowing which kind of arthritis you are dealing with can determine treatment protocols to maintain your lifestyle. What is Osteoarthritis (OA)? OA, also...

Controlling Allergies (April 2011)

For many, springtime means the start of little league games, gardening, or long walks with your dog. However, for at least one in four Americans it means itchy watery eyes, sneezes, runny noses, bronchial swelling, nasal congestion and a slew of other allergy related...

Gardasil: Fear or Facts? (March 2011)

Fear or Facts? On which will you base your decision to vaccinate? While we will not try to convince anyone to get vaccinated or decline vaccination, we do encourage making an educated decision and to NEVER make a major decision out of fear. One of the most disturbing...