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HEALTH & WELLNESS

Backyard Apothecary – Cleavers

It’s not hard at this time of year to be in awe of our green earth. Everything is budding or blooming and leaves are reaching for the sky. Outside in my yard I’ve been watching... 



The Spring Flu

We were sitting at the kitchen table enjoying a glass of red wine when I looked over to see my friend’s 5-year-old boy standing rigidly in the middle of the living room floor. His... 



“Silver/Amalgam” Fillings

A new patient told me that her son recently had a “silver” filling placed by another dentist without any discussion with her about it. I was discouraged to hear this. As a dentist... 



The Gifts Asthma Gave Me

It seems it was a lifetime ago, that I heard my judo instructor’s voice saying to me that I need to relax, flow and cultivate the mindset of Mushin or “no mind”. I was only 6... 



Health Benefits of Olive Oil

 We’ve all noticed the crowded supermarket shelves with a wide array of cooking oils. Are there certain oils we should not include in the shopping cart?      Avoid cooking oils... 



The Healing Cook’s Summer

Summer nurtures the “fire” element within our body. This is the time we build the overall strength of blood, chi (body energy), and constitution. Absorbing the bounty of... 



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