What Doctors Won’t Tell You About Acid Reflux Drugs View More

If you’re one of the 30-40% of Americans who suffer from acid reflux or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), chances are you take medication regularly to keep it under control.  But you might want to think twice before you pop that pill, given what the latest research says.   A new study published in the British… Continue Reading

Weightlifting With Lighter Weights Works View More

Impressive strength and muscles means lifting impressively heavy weights…or does it?   Traditionally, weight training involves lifting the maximum weight you can and then lifting 80-90% of that weight in eight to 10 repetitions until your limbs tremble from exhaustion.  The theory is that this stimulates a surge in testosterone and human growth hormone, leading… Continue Reading

Can Bacteria Cause or Prevent Breast Cancer View More

When it comes to women’s health, there are few things scarier than the “c” word, especially breast cancer.  After all, it accounts for 25% of all cancers and is the leading cause of cancer death among women.  And while we have some understanding of risk factors, it’s clearly not enough because almost ¾ of diagnoses… Continue Reading

Menopause & Hot Flashes View More

According to scientists, we just went through one of the hottest decades on record.  Does this mean if you often have that sudden feeling of warmth leaving you drenched in sweat, that it’s due to global warming or your own personal climate instability?   If you’re in midlife, there’s a good chance that you’re experiencing… Continue Reading

Boost Your Mood with EPA View More

Mood boosting foods are no myth – from fruits and veggies to dark chocolate, certain foods can help you feel good while being good-for-you.  And now you can add to that list foods rich in those important Omega-3 fatty acids.   Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fight Depression Recent research shows that intake of Omega-3 fatty acids… Continue Reading