Health

Winter Warmth Proves More Elusive for Older People

Winter Warmth Proves More Elusive for Older People

By Dr. Gerard Muraida December may not be the coldest month of the year, but it can still introduce a stark change in climate. This seasonal transition can become more challenging the older we get. As we age, internal temperature regulation becomes more difficult. In...

Journey to Health: Enjoying the Holiday Season

Journey to Health: Enjoying the Holiday Season

By Eli Follick It’s December, and signs of the holidays are inescapable. Stores display every imaginable decorative item, gift possibilities galore, and more accessories than any reasonable person needs to assemble a celebratory feast. I remember the office parties,...

Ask a Health Care Professional – High Blood Pressure

Ask a Health Care Professional – High Blood Pressure

By Diana Weber, M.D., Medical Director, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico How prevalent is high blood pressure? Nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure. Unfortunately, many people are unaware that they have high blood pressure because it is...

Home Clinic

Home Clinic

By Dr. Shellie L. Rosen, PhD, DOM, L.Ac. The average wait for a doctor appointment is 26 days, according to a recent survey of 15 U.S. cities by health care organization Merritt Hawkins. During the holidays, especially if you are traveling away from home, accessing a...

Proper Movement, Alignment Key to Managing Parkinson’s Disease

Proper Movement, Alignment Key to Managing Parkinson’s Disease

By David Wargo My name is David Wargo, and I am dedicated to helping people with Parkinson’s disease, orthopedic problems, back pain, and nerve issues. My work as a movement and alignment practitioner is unique because I teach clients how to understand their bodies,...

Reduce Stress by Understanding, Choosing Hospice Before It is Needed

Reduce Stress by Understanding, Choosing Hospice Before It is Needed

By Dr. Gerard Muraida November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, when hospice agencies nationwide raise awareness about the highest quality of care for people coping with life-limiting illnesses. Hospice prioritizes comfort and quality of life by reducing...

Protecting the Liver this Holiday Season

Protecting the Liver this Holiday Season

By Dr. Shellie L. Rosen, PhD, DOM, L.Ac. The liver is responsible for more than 500 biological functions. An unburdened liver offers robust immunity, energy, and metabolism. The liver is resilient and rarely produces observable symptoms, even after a repeated injury....

Journey To Health: The Wonder of Cruciferous Vegetables

Journey To Health: The Wonder of Cruciferous Vegetables

By Eli Follick The U.S. Department of Agriculture publishes an updated version of “Dietary Guidelines for Americans” every five years, based on the latest scientific research. One of my favorite sections is titled “My Plate”...

Ask a Health Care Professional – National Diabetes Month

Ask a Health Care Professional – National Diabetes Month

By Diana Weber, M.D., Medical Director, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico November brings Thanksgiving celebrations, but it is also National Diabetes Month, with World Diabetes Day occurring on November 14. This year, the American Diabetes Association...

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