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“Wellness” Is More than Just Another Status Symbol

Remember this Julia Louise-Dreyfus ad for Old Navy? As ads go, it’s pretty funny. It also gives a nod to one of the big myths about living healthfully – when Louise-Dreyfus, gushing over another woman’s outfit, exclaims, “My kale smoothie [costs] more than that!” Healthy, goes the conventional wisdom, is expensive. Very expensive. More than […]

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Is Your Mouth Too Small for Your Tongue?

We live in an era of medical specialists.  Cardiologists, endocrinologists, oncologists, gastroenterologists – each tends to focus on parts rather than the whole being. Yet as science continues to evolve, there is ever more evidence that oral health is intimately linked to overall health. While the cardiologist who focuses on hearts may never take mouths […]

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Guest Post: Gratitude & Health – Some Thoughts as We Near Thanksgiving

Our thanks to the office of Dr. Vern Erwin for letting us share this post from their blog. Updated from the original. It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is almost here in the US. While not all Americans observe this holiday, most of us will do the “traditional” thing of spending time with family and […]

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Gratitude 9 Ways

Here’s something to be grateful for this Thanksgiving: practicing gratitude can be a boon to your health. Repeatedly, scientific research has shown gratitude’s benefits to mental, social and physical health alike. It’s a stress buster and immune booster. That’s reason enough to make gratitude an everyday thing – not just a one- or two-day-a-year thing. […]

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New Year Prescription for Health and Wellness

Another year has slipped away. I wonder what’s in store for us in 2012? We may not be younger and we may not be richer but I hope we all may be a bit wiser than before. We may not know the cure for cancer yet, or even understand how to manage the chronic and […]

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7 Steps to Better Health

In my Biological Dental practice, I focus on the oral cavity as well as the overall health of the rest of the body. I do this because they are intricately connected to each other. The illness of one affects the other. Over 200 patients have shared their success stories with me that vividly show this […]

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