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Conquer ‘Time Poverty’… Even if Don’t Have Time

2023 has just started.. and do you already feel you are in the whirlwind of not enough time?!   If so, you may be suffering from TIME POVERTY.   Keep reading for a prescription… HINT: use the nights to stargaze not screengaze (yup, that’s a made up word)!

Gotta Have FAITH for Good Health

Religion, spirituality, and FAITH impacts on our purpose, values, and experience. Faith can also have an effect on our health.

Attitude + Gratitude = Health

Although there isn’t a lot of peer reviewed research on the impact of faith on health, there have been many mental health studies (with implications for …

BioHack Your Gut Microbiome

We have all heard ‘Follow Your GUT’..  it is a REAL thing!

More and more research supports the GUT Microbiome as the most important PATH to health and wellness.

Our gut is made up of trillions of bacteria that help our bodies do everything from synthesizing vitamins …

Sound Bath of Science for Health and Wellness

There’s a lot of news out there that could put anyone on edge these days (especially the chaos in Afghanistan and the upcoming 20th anniversary of 9/11). Add a global pandemic on top- the stress and anxiety can become too much for many people.

Get Outside Responsibly to Reduce Stress and Energize Your Immune System

It’s an understatement to say that we’re living in unusual times. Our routines have been disrupted by school closings, social distancing, working from home, and quarantining. The uncertainty and uniqueness of this situation puts stress on our partners, our children, and our careers. But in these times, …

Is PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) a Fad or the Future of Injury Treatment?

Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, has received a lot of attention in the treatment of injuries—especially with well-known athletes like Tiger Woods and Maria Sharapova. But is it safe, effective, and does it work? Let’s address some of the frequently asked questions about PRP.

What is Platelet-Rich Plasma?

To understand PRP, it’s …

Exercise Alone May Not Help You Lose Weight

When we want to lose weight, conventional wisdom dictates that we exercise. However, a recent study with male mice may prove otherwise.

Study: Exercise vs. No Exercise

Researchers at Vanderbilt University conducted a study that monitored mouse behavior and their energy intake and expenditure. The study locked mice running wheels (no …