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Cell Phones and cancer. by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Another new study demonstrates a link between cell phone use and cancer: "The study, published Friday in the American Journal of Epidemiology, found a clear link between c ... Read on »
Decreasing Cell Phone Radiation by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As a follow-up to the recent blog on cell phones causing cancer, I looked into ways to decrease cell phone radiation. Here's the lowdown: Blue tooth headsets don't ... Read on »
Pesticides and Cancer by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine "A new epidemiologic study of French children diagnosed with leukemia or lymphoma in 2003 or 2004 suggests that a child has about twice the risk of developing acute leukem ... Read on »
Pesticide Toxicity! by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Sons of women who are exposed to pesticides during pregnancy have impaired reproductive development. You'll recall from my article on organic foods that this has been ... Read on »
Strength Training after Chemo by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new study demonstrates powerful benefits of strength training in cancer patients after chemotherapy. The authors of the study, published in the British Journal of Can ... Read on »
Chiropractic and Sports Performance by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Over the years there has been a great deal of research on the role of chiropractic in sports performance. These studies demonstrate the power of chiropractic in improving ... Read on »
If You Play Football Buy A Cervical Roll! by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I have treated several high-school football players over the years for neck problems. Football players are at especially high risk for damaging nerve roots and the actual ... Read on »
Pitfalls of Glutamine by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I've known many athletes who supplement with the amino acid glutamine in an effort to enhance performance. I am generally against supplementing with high doses of specifi ... Read on »
Weight Training and Homocysteine by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Homocysteine levels in your blood are one of the most accurate markers of risk for heart disease we have. For many years now, we've know that supplementing with B vitami ... Read on »
Exercise and Metabolism by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Exercise helps you to adapt your metabolism to the foods you are eating. New research shows that after a high-fat diet, a person who regularly exercises is able to "shif ... Read on »
YOGA and GABA by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Practicing Yoga Postures for an hour increases levels of a powerful chemical messenger called GABA in your brain. GABA is a neurotransmitter (messenger in the nervous sy ... Read on »
Turn On Your Genes! by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A very cool new study showed that old-timers can turn on their genes. Researchers compared the muscle tissue from old men versus young men. They found that the old me ... Read on »
Brain Building Activity by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine More and more research is demonstrating that exercise not only strengthens bone, muscle, and character, it strengthens your mind. In particular, regular exercise greatl ... Read on »
More on Bone Buzz by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine More research is mounting as to how vibration therapy builds bone (read this recent blog on the subject). The New York Times reports that “Dr. Rubin, director of the Cen ... Read on »
Supplementation for Athletic Performance by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine There are many supplements that are useful in building strength and endurance in athletes. Unfortunately, there are many more scams then there are useful products. Here ... Read on »
Vitamin C Decreases Athletic Performance by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new study demonstrates that supplementing with vitamin C actually decreases athletic performance. Its a great study because the authors actually figured out why they g ... Read on »
Chocolate for Health! by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Cocoa is a hot topic in research these days. Cocoa contains a complex array of compounds that have been shown to increase blood flow to the brain (important in delaying/preven ... Read on »
Top 15 Antioxidant Foods by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition analyzed the a ntioxidant content of over 1000 foods commonly consumed in the United States.Antioxidants protect your ... Read on »
The Wonders of Arjuna by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Got cardiovascular problems? There is one herb that has been credited with all of the following; greatly improving heart function and symptoms in people with stable angina (50 ... Read on »
Bacopa Boosts Brain Power by Dr. Craig R. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine One of the best herbs you can use to protect your brain as you age is Bacopa Monniera. Research has shown that Bacopa helps you to remember newly acquired information--people' ... Read on »