Tuesday, March 03, 2015

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Melanie Thomassian

Melanie Thomassian, Health Pro

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Dietician

Heart Healthy Vegetarian Diet

Many vegetarians rely too much on white carbs, overly processed meat alternatives, and cheese, to reach their energy needs. But, regularly eating this type of diet is not healthy for your heart.

 

A vegetarian diet can, however, be very healthful and nutritious, when carefully planned to include all of the essential... Read moreChevron

posted 05/03/2011, comments (0)|
Dr. William Davis

Dr. William Davis, Health Pro

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Heart Disease Specialist

Whole Grains May be Bad for Health

Arthritis is no small matter.

 

One in seven Americans, or 47 million people, have been diagnosed by their doctors with the most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis, the familiar form of arthritis that leaves the knees, hips, and other joints painful.

 

What starts as mild joint pain and stiffness,... Read moreChevron

Dr. Kang

Dr. Kang, Health Pro

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Cardiologist

What is LDL Apheresis?

In my last blog concerning the genetic disorder called familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), I mentioned an invasive treatment called LDL apheresis as a potential therapy when medications do not reach target goals.  Apheresis is a procedure in which whole blood... Read moreChevron

posted 02/04/2009, comments (0)|
Dr. Larry Weinrauch

Dr. Larry Weinrauch, Health Guide

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Cardiovascular Internist

Alcohol Consumption and Heart Disease Prevention: How Much is Enough?

The newspapers these days seem to be full of studies that tell us that alcohol may be good for certain things (like preventing heart disease and stroke) while telling us that it's bad for other things (like the liver and memory). I am often asked by my patients, their... Read moreChevron

posted 08/25/2008, comments (0)|