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March 14, 2019

It's been 9 days since my dad died after a brief serious illness, following a stroke on February 24th. And I was thousands of miles away. As an immigrant, I love most everything about living in the United States for the last 30+ years, except being so far away from my...

February 5, 2019

Imagine a world where there are no major diseases. Where everyone lives to be well into their 90's and 100's without heart disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer...  and even without Alzheimer’s.

•Is it possible? Sure.

•Is it the drug companies that are going to make it possib...

January 2, 2019

First off, Happy New Year!  It is the first day of 2019 and chances are, you have made some resolutions.  The most common ones are losing weight, getting healthier, exercising more, saving money, quitting smoking etc.  They are all great goals, however, over a third of...

December 4, 2018

When it comes to stress, you may already know the negative effects it can have on your health and well-being.  In fact, 60-80% of visits to primary care physicians have a stress-related component. Stressors can include everything from work-related issues, to money worr...

October 23, 2018

Most of us associate gratitude with saying “thank you” to someone who has helped us or given us a gift. From a scientific perspective, gratitude is not just an action. Gratitude is a positive emotion, that can be an intrinsically rewarding process. 

Science is now recog...

September 17, 2018

We, as humans, evolved over the millennia as people who lived in harmony with day and night and the seasons. As a result, cycles and rhythms (referred to as our circadian rhythm) became imprinted in our genes. This circadian rhythm is based roughly on nature’s 24-hour...

August 21, 2018

We have all heard the "word" about the need to eat better, to exercise, to sleep better, etc. for better health. But any of these will only work if you do.  Every diet in the world will work - for a while.  But for improved health and longevity, you need to stick with...

August 1, 2018

As we start a new month, and it's almost time for the kids to head back to school, it's a great time to start a new chapter in our lives too - a way to be more grateful!

When you think of gratitude, you may think that it's just a "feel good" thing, but practicing gratit...