• Male Fertility Factors

    By Peter Ahlering, M.D. Medical Director, Sher Fertility Institute – St. Louis It wasn’t that long ago that men weren’t thought to have a “biological clock.” It also wasn’t that long ago that the only assessment of male fertility thought to be important was the sperm count. It was believed that if...

  • Managing Diabetes through the Holiday Season

    By SSM St. Mary’s Health Center For someone living with diabetes, the holiday season may feel like one long forbidden buffet. Sugary sweets are everywhere, traditional foods filled with rich carbohydrate-laden ingredients are common and parties and family get-togethers can disrupt carefully timed eating schedules. In addition, travel during the holidays potentially...

  • Reducing Stress = Healthier,Happier Life

    By Leigh Rolnicki, PhD Raising children can be a stressful job. Raising a child with special needs needs treatments not covered by traditional medical insurance contributes to the situation by creating financial stress on top of the day-to-day experiences. Many parents in this situation simply push on, taking it one day at...

  • UOAA Offers Support

    The United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc (UOAA) is a nonprofit organization with a mission and vision. UOAA is an association of affiliated, nonprofit, support groups who are committed to the improvement of the quality of life of people who have, or will have, an intestinal or urinary diversion. It is dedicated...

  • You Don’t Need a Hysterectomy

    By Edward S. Levy, MD, FACOG Back in the “old days” of gynecology, a woman with female health problems could predictably count on one piece of advice from her gynecologist: a hysterectomy!  Remember that saying, “If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail”?  Well, that hammer is about...

  • Coping with Loss

    By Justine Froelker, MEd, LPC Life means having to experience loss. No one survives this life without having to cope with the loss of someone or something. In today’s world, Americans are dealing with the loss of their jobs, monetary security and the dreams attached to both. The longer we live, the...

  • Articles
    Pounds and Inches Away… GUARANTEED!

    By Linda Prinster, owner of Pounds and Inches Away Linda Prinster, owner of Pounds and Inches Away, was resigned to being 5’4” and size 12 just four years ago.  While not looking for another diet, she came across the HCG Diet Protocol developed by Dr. A.T.W. Simeons nearly 50 years ago for...

  • Health Benefits of a Sauna

    By Mark Temares – Health Mate Sauna Distributor Baths and saunas have been around for a very long time, since the ancient Greeks and Romans.  Even the North American Indians used sweat lodges for bathing.  Wealthy citizens had a private “bath room” in their villas.  Others went to public bathhouses.  At that...

  • Pet Health

    Concerns Surrounding the Thanksgiving Holiday By Dr. Doug Pernikoff Clarkson-Wilson Veterinary Clinic & The Veterinary Pet Rescue Organization (V.P.R.)  Wow!! How did it get to be Thanksgiving time already? Every year I find myself spending a good deal oftime, appropriately, re-educating my clients about special concerns regarding their pets surrounding holiday times....

  • Preventing Alzheimer’s

    By Chris Maffit, DC What Your Doctor and Government Aren’t Telling You about Preventing Alzheimer’s Most of us are aware of how devastating a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease can be to both the patient and their families.  However, few realize just how big this problem has become.  The current Alzheimer’s pandemic affects...

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