Sunday, November 23, 2014

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Melanie Thomassian

Melanie Thomassian, Health Pro

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Dietitian

Detox Diets: Are They A Good Idea?

With the start of 2012, you may have made a pledge to shed the extra pounds you've gain over the last year.

Recently, I've heard a lot of people saying they intend to go on a "detox diet," as soon as the New Year begins.

But, is that a wise move?

For the most part, the only thing detox products help you to... Read moreChevron

posted 12/31/2011, comments (0)|
Dr. William Davis

Dr. William Davis, Health Pro

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Heart Disease Specialist

What Does Xanthelasma Have to Do With Cholesterol?

"Xanthos" means "yellow" in Greek. Xenthelasma are indeed skin deposits of yellow-colored fatty material and debris, the remnants of inflammatory cells (macrophages) bloated with lipid material that confers the yellow color. LDL particles are trapped in tissues, in this case in the connective tissue of the eyelids. Interestingly, the LDL... Read moreChevron

posted 02/10/2011, comments (0)|
Lisa Nelson

Lisa Nelson, Health Pro

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Can You Be Overweight and Still Be Healthy?

About five years ago there was a lot of speculation about whether or not you could be overweight and still considered fit. I haven't heard as much about this lately, but came across a study conducted in the Netherlands which found some obese individuals to not be at increased... Read moreChevron

posted 06/24/2010, comments (0)|
Dr. Larry Weinrauch

Dr. Larry Weinrauch, Health Pro

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Cardiovascular Internist

Jaw Pain Could Be Sign of Serious Heart Condition

Can pain in the jaw or teeth be an indication of a heart attack? How do I tell if a pain in my arm or shoulder is due to a heart condition?

 

These questions are quite common and frequently asked, and not always easily or correctly answered in magazines and journals. In fact, pain caused by an inadequate supply of... Read moreChevron