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Liz is a nurse who understands the importance of relaxation for optimal health, especially her own.  She shares her tips to minimize anxiety with …

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Ursula Johnson is a nurse, mother, and owner of Love This Hair.  She sheds light on the safety of commercial product preservatives and gives readers …

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The latest classification of meat as a carcinogen is obviously bad news for meat-loving carnivores. However, this claim has come under recent scrutiny, and …

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Not long ago the claim that antiperspirants cause breast cancer circulated the internet. This, of course, sparked concern and prompted an ongoing debate. Breast …

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Nurse Allysen Kelly has two young boys of her own and when the mommies on the playground started asking questions about A1 milk versus …

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Unlike real puppies, Instapuppies won’t lower blood pressure or enhance relaxation.  However, they do have a surprising and unique physiological effect on us. Research …

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  The milk industry has convinced us that milk is vital to good health in an attempt to boost sales. We’ve been told that …

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Stinging insects have a sweet spot for August and September, especially, bees!  It is hot and sticky with lots of people enjoying the last …

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Unfortunately 40-60% of tourists traveling to undeveloped countries suffer from Traveler’s Diarrhea.  Despite great effort to avoid it, even savvy travelers find themselves trapped …

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Cynthia Jaffe FNP DC recommends a consistent snooze schedule because regular sleep and wake times are important for optimal wellness. Keeping a consistent sleep …

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Gail Ingram, a primary care practitioner, explains why benifuuki green tea for allergies is the best (and probably the only) variety that works. I …

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Nurse Marsha Battee discusses the importance of ruling out a wheat allergy and Celiac Disease before blaming a food or gluten sensitivity. Gluten is …

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Gail Ingram, an open-minded practitioner, explains why aromatherapy “works” depending on the definition and gives her professional opinion on essential oil treatments. According to …

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Nurse Gail Ingram starts the conversation about pharmaceutical companies and alternative treatments in her article, “The Basics of Big Pharma And Natural Therapies.” Why …

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Nurse Gail Ingram cautions readers to beware of internet health hype.   The marketing behind health and wellness is a sore subject for me …

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In Part 3 of her Winter Sports Series, Nurse Mia Ross digs deeper into the latest health fad, Whole Body Cryotherapy. Recently, the media …

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Nurse Marsha Battee explains that the healthiest chocolate is DARK chocolate ONLY–not the low quality Valentine’s Day stuff at the drug store. The media …

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Nurse Gail Ingram answers the question, “Does dairy make a cold worse?” and discusses the milk-mucus myth:   I can’t count how many times …

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Nurse Keilynn Hopkins tells us what to watch out for when purchasing supplements in her article Shopping for Shortcuts–Herbal Supplements for Fast Results: Have …

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Nurse Gail Ingram explores Vitamin B17, laetrile, amygdalin: Cancer Cure or Scam?   A patient undergoing chemotherapy for lymphoma recently asked me about Vitamin …

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Nurse Mia Ross questions her daily honey habit and asks, “Is honey good for you?”  Nope, not really.  Few honey benefits.   I am …

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Can’t sleep?  Nurse Gail Ingram shares natural sleep remedies (also known as ‘sleep hygiene’) to get you back on track:   A reader wrote …

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Gail Ingram is a concierge nurse in Manhattan and shares with you how to prevent plastic surgery bruising.  She works with high-profile clients in …

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Nurse Gail Ingram (and her grandma!) give you adult cold remedies that work: Despite all the advances in medicine, my grandma’s home remedies for colds …

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Nurse Gail Ingram is a concierge nurse and makes house calls to treat hangovers in NYC.  She’s a seasoned expert and says coconut water …

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Nurse Mia Ross is all about preventative medicine and she shares 4 tips to maximize your water intake:   Drinking water is an imperative addition to …

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Nurse Gail Ingram developed a diet for the Texas State Department of Transportation and provides nutritional counseling.  Here is one of her quick tips …

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Gail Ingram has lived in Manhattan since 2007 and has witnessed people thrive or suffer in the City.  With an eye on wellness, you …

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Sodium lauryl sulfate [SLS] and sodium laureth sulfate [SLES] are the lathering agents in soap and shampoo—they make the bubbles.  Every few years “natural” …

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Oil pulling is getting a lot of buzz as a cure-all health remedy and it seems that every pseudo-wellness blogger has something to say about it. …

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Ladies, we can stop reading horoscopes for guidance and start watching our bodies instead.  According to Alisa Vitti, founder and CEO of FLO Living Center in NYC, …

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