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Help for Prescription Painkiller Dependence By:  Dr. Helise Bichefsky Painkillers, commonly prescribed for acute, chronic or postoperative pain may lead to dependence and ultimately addiction—even when the drugs are taken as prescribed.  These drugs, as well as heroin, are known as opioids.  Opioids are powerful narcotic drugs that can be […]

When Painkillers Take Over

Riding Bikes
Remember how exciting it was to take the training wheels off of your bike for the very first time? Believe it or not that fun childhood pass time is one of the best cardiovascular activities available. Not only will you scorch as many as 250 to 300 calories in as […]

Scorch Calories – Ride a Bike

weight room
Do you steer clear of the weight room? by: Dr. Lauren Schofield Do you just head for the yoga, spin or cardio areas?  Even if you exercise regularly, you are missing out.  According to author and trainer Joan Pagano there are an estimated 83% of women who do not lift […]

Why Skipping the Weight Room Could be Sabotaging Your Healthy

Regular exercise can = long-term health & well-being By:  Dr. Helise Bichefsky Most of us know that regular exercise and physical activity are extremely important and beneficial for long-term health and well-being.  Exercise not only helps maintain healthy bones, joints and muscles, it can even go as far as to […]

Regular Exercise, One More Reason to Take the Stairs

Oral Health & Nutrition by: Terri H Ritchie, MS, CCN The American Association for Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH) is a new organization that is starting to investigate how dental health relates to medical and nutritional issues. The dentists who participate in the association believe that once communities are educated in […]

Oral Health