Sex Drive Hacks: Have More Sex in 2021

Sex Drive Hacks: Have More Sex in 2021

Dr. Rachael Ross

The biggest sexual complaint that I get from my patients is “I just don’t feel like doing it. What’s wrong with me?” If you have suffered in silence, just know that you are not alone. The stereotype exists that this dialogue comes most often from women, but honestly, I get this complaint from both sexes.   

Things have gotten even tougher, now you have had to sprinkle your sex drive with COVID restrictions, quarantine, no real away time ...

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What Successful COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Look Like

What Successful COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Look Like

By Edison de Mello, MD, PhD

Testing for the safety and efficacy of vaccines can be a daunting, expensive, and time-consuming task. That is why we usually only hear about a particular vaccine in the news when the trials have been completed and safety and scientific evidence are presented for final approval. 

However, the relentless interest in a COVID-19 effective vaccine has consumed the airwaves and our psyches for the last nine months. No matter which way we turn, we find ...

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Celebrate Holidays with Superfood Cocktails

Celebrate Holidays with Superfood Cocktails

By Bren Boston, MD

If you’re planning to have a holiday cocktail anyway, you might as well have one that contains superfoods.  Superfoods have lots of nutrients that improve our health at the cellular level.  Superfoods can contain antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins, or minerals.  

The important thing to remember is to limit your alcohol intake to a maximum of 1 drink per day for women, or up to 2 drinks per day for men.  The size of the drink should not be determined by the size of ...

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7 Steps to Optimizing Joy Amid Fear and Stress – Mental Health Tips During a Time of a Global Pandemic and Political Tensions

7 Steps to Optimizing Joy Amid Fear and Stress –  Mental Health Tips During a Time of a Global Pandemic and Political Tensions

By Maggie Ney, ND

Stress is normal, and – in the right amount – can actually be good for our health. But, the stress many of us are feeling right now can have detrimental effects on our health and contribute to irritability, higher anxiety, less resilience, and feelings of depression.  Many of my patients these days say something like, “I don’t know if it is my hormones or everything going on in the world right now”. In the beginning of the ...

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3 Somatic Tools to Combat Stress During These Times

3 Somatic Tools to Combat Stress During These Times

by Kevin Kunkel, LMFT, SEP, CMT

I’ll be the first to admit, the prolonged social isolation and day to day changes on me and my loved ones due to coronavirus, and the insane political polarization and bickering regularly loads me down with stress.  I know so many of my clients, family, and friends feel this same overwhelm creeping in.   You may also be feeling inside a feeling of  anxiety, frustration, overwhelm, or just feeling the unknown of the world ...

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Get Your Flu Shot!

Get Your Flu Shot!

Edison de Mello, MD, PhD

I have always steered away from the debate on vaccines, but not this year. As an integrative physician and the head of a well-respected integrative clinic,  I never thought I would make a recommendation so strongly in my many years of practice. 

It seems so long ago, but when the first wave of the coronavirus hit in March, frontline healthcare workers, and the healthcare system were immensely overwhelmed. PPE was understocked and unavailable, vacant beds were ...

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Understanding Breast Cancer Risk and Prevention

Understanding Breast Cancer Risk and Prevention

By Maggie Ney, ND

The American Cancer Society estimates that nearly 280,000 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed this year. This is an alarming statistic but important to highlight.   Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women and is the second leading cancer killer in women.  We have succeeded about getting the word out about the importance of screening tests, like mammograms, ultrasounds, and SonoCine, a newer breast cancer screening tool. But these screening tests help with detection of ...

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Breast Imaging for Cancer Screening in Women of Average Risk

Breast Imaging for Cancer Screening in Women of Average Risk

By Bren Boston, MD

The purpose of breast cancer screening is to detect cancer prior to any physical symptoms.  Earlier detection of cancer means a better chance for successful treatment.

The decision on when to begin breast cancer screening is based on your personal breast cancer risk profile. For women of average risk, there are several professional recommendations that may be followed:

The Mayo Clinic supports screening with mammograms every 1-2 years from age 40-50, with annual mammograms for women age >50.

The American Cancer Society recommends women ...

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School Lunches During COVID

School Lunches During COVID

By Maggie Ney, ND

The first week of school is over and it seems that almost every minute of my day has been spent in the kitchen.  With two of my kids operating on completely different schedules, and my youngest spending most of her time grazing rather than eating formal meals (sigh), I am finding I have very little time to do anything except prepare meals and snacks and clean up the mess. Does anyone else feel like lunch just comes ...

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Mandatory Masks : What Happens When Nobody Smiles at My kid?

Mandatory Masks : What Happens When Nobody Smiles at My kid?

By Rachael Ross, MD, PhD

What will life be like for our kids without them being able to see anyone smile? COVID-19 has introduced us to mandatory face coverings and mandatory masks. These face coverings strip from us the experience of the magic of the smile. My four year old’s preschool teacher retired a few months back. They had a social distancing zoom event for her, and when I asked her what was her favorite part of the Zoom ‘retirement ...

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