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What is new with drinking coffee for good health?

What is new with drinking coffee for good health?

The pendulum swings back and forth in terms of potential health benefits with coffee drinking. Join us this week as we discuss the data behind coffee.

Respect antibiotics: use them judiciously so we can still wage war against bacteria

Respect antibiotics: use them judiciously so we can still wage war against bacteria

Fighting the good fight: respect antibiotics   This week let’s talk about a topic that is near and dear to my heart: antibiotics. As a physician who works with the sickest patients in the hospital, I consider antibiotics lifesaving therapy. I truly respect antibiotics. They […]

Time to shed your winter coat? Check out the best hair removal hack

Time to shed your winter coat? Check out the best hair removal hack

Say buh-bye to your razor   About 6 years ago I decided to invest on laser hair removal for my legs, underarms and bikini area. It was by far one of the best self-care decisions I have made. I no longer had to shave or […]

Hooked on soda: Why your love affair should fizzle

Hooked on soda: Why your love affair should fizzle

Ending the love affair     As I went through my list to select this week’s topic, I decided to choose something not from my list. It seems so many people are hooked on soda these days.   A few nights back, I was working […]

Why anti-perspirants are the pits: opting for natural deodorant

Why anti-perspirants are the pits: opting for natural deodorant

Keeping body odor under control   Nobody likes to have sweaty and, much less, smelly underarms. In order to keep our noses happy, the deodorant industry has created all sorts of solutions to help combat sweat and odor. Let’s face it, being stuck next to […]

The school safety debate continues: Can we successfully keep guns in check?

The school safety debate continues: Can we successfully keep guns in check?

When school shootings become the norm and kids do more adulting than adults I was debating whether or not to discuss this topic on this life post this week, mostly because I want to discuss topics that are applicable to all. Today’s topic is very […]

Environmental Care: Changing our mindset to help our environment every day

Environmental Care: Changing our mindset to help our environment every day

Environmental Care   This week let’s talk about the environment. It is such an important part of our lives! We have to take care of our earth if we want future generations to have a place to call home or even for there to be […]

The fountain of youth is within you: Using platelet rich plasma facial treatments

The fountain of youth is within you: Using platelet rich plasma facial treatments

  Are platelet rich plasma facial treatments the fountain of youth?     Let’s talk aesthetics this week. Why? Because some day (maybe now? 😄), you may look in the mirror and think to yourself: “I wish I could freshen up my skin!” With that in […]

Straight from the source: Demystifying acupuncture

Straight from the source: Demystifying acupuncture

More facts about demystifying acupuncture   Last week we started talking about acupuncture, it’s history and the scientific research that backs its effectiveness. You can read about it here, if you had not gotten the chance yet! This week I wanted to take it a […]

A look behind acupuncture needles: How can acupuncture help me?

A look behind acupuncture needles: How can acupuncture help me?

  Can those tiny little acupuncture needles help me?     Alternative medicine has been around for a long time, but in recent years it has certainly exploded. As more people have started looking into more “natural” approaches to healing, these therapies have grown significantly. […]