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How to Live Forever, Part II: Chewing the Fat

Grandfather Family

In the last installment, we read the first major reason why figuratively “chewing the fat” through conversation and mental stimulation is your best bet to increase your chances of living a long and healthy life. In this week’s post, we…
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Is Your Barber More Important than Your Doctor?

Doctor Visit

In medieval Europe, physicians mostly dealt with patients through observation and consultation, and they rarely got their hands dirty. Barbers, on the other hand, used to be the surgeons. They tended to those injured on the battlefield and performed an…
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Is it Time to Stop Going to the Doctor?


After years of reliance on pills, costly procedures, and diagnostic tests that don’t necessarily help but may even lead to more costly and invasive tests, there has been somewhat of a backlash against the medical field as a whole. Part…
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Dump Out Your Juices and Do a Real “Cleanse”

Juice Cleanse

Recently, juicing and cleanses are hotter than Hansel from Zoolander. Cleanses have people doing everything from putting coffee beans into their behinds to drinking herbal laxatives and even twelve glasses of lemonade per day.   These cleanses have also been…
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Sitting: The Eighth Deadly Sin


The explanation of the cardinal or seven deadly sins became popular during the early days of Christianity to help instruct us mortals on how to avoid the deadly trap of sin. Nowadays, most people are familiar with Seven, the psychological…
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Wine, Weight Loss and Low Carbs

Spanish Ketogenic Diet

Another study came out this week illustrating the powerful health benefits of restricting carbohydrates. While this study was not a randomized trial comparing a low and high-fat diet (we already have dozens of those showing the superiority of a higher-fat…
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Refusing Cancer Care and the Burden of Segregated Medicine

Green Tea

I recently became board certified by the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine. In general, I am not big on the whole board certification process, which usually requires paying a lot of money to take a test and get…
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Booze and Health: Everything You Need to Know

Alcohol and Health

My articles here at Health Wire have recently been touching on the potential health benefits of alcohol, and specifically wine, quite a bit. I am not sure if it is my cabin fever while being stuck inside during these bitter…
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