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Smokers Getting Vaccine First is Making People Angry

Also Read: How to Treat Covid at Home There is an understandable amount of consternation about decisions regarding the vaccine rollout. You can read all about them on social media. We can all agree smoking is a bad habit, and at least when someone starts smoking, it is a choice. Why are people who have […]

Vitamin D — What You Need to Know

I often test my patients’ vitamin D levels. Symptoms that prompt me to order it are fatigue, muscle aches and weakness, bone pain, and mood changes. While these complaints are non-specific, a simple blood test is easy enough to order, and if vitamin D deficiency is a contributor, it is easily corrected. We get vitamin D […]

A Super Bowl-Inspired Family Work-Out

In the spirit of Super Bowl Sunday, I’ve come up with some quick (and easy to set up) relay games that the kids will love and FYI… so will adults. These relays can be modified for any number of players and set up in a huge field, backyard or basement depending on your space and […]

How to Burn Calories…While Watching the Game!

Here’s your chance to sneak in some fitness WHILE watching the big game. Don’t miss one second of the game AND be able to watch all the commercials too. This workout will be completely dependent on the game so rather than sitting around mourning the Velveeta shortage, why not set up some friendly competitions with your […]

Food (& Recipes) to Rev Up Your Immune System!

It has never been more important to keep your family healthy than it is right now. You’re wearing a mask, you’ve taken your kids for their flu shots, and you’ve stocked up on antibacterial soap and Purel. But, is the food they are eating also helping to prevent the illnesses so prevalent at this time of year? […]

Telling the Difference Between a Cold, the Flu and Covid

As hard as this may be to believe, in 2021, you can still get a cold, and you can still get the flu. Very likely, we will see fewer generic upper respiratory infections this year, because the steps we take to avoid Covid will also protect us from other germs. But, colds and the flu will […]

5 Reasons to Add Onions to Your Diet

I use onions (usually yellow because Larry has an aversion to red) in just about every meal I make. They are cheap, they are a great base in any meal, add natural flavor and to boot, are sweet and spicy at the same time … AND, they are really good for you. 1. Onions are […]

How to Treat Covid at Home

For the vast majority of people, Covid symptoms will be mild to moderate and will clear in a few days. Most people will feel better within a week. But, it is Covid, so you’ll just have to suffer through whatever you experience and be grateful it isn’t worse, right?? Wrong. While Covid feels like a mystery, […]

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