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Christina Lasich, MD

Christina Lasich, MD, Health Pro

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A specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Frequently Asked Questions about Noisy Joints

Crack, snap and pop; are those familiar sounds that you hear when you bend your knee, turn your head or move your arm? Noisy joints can be very distressing, especially when you are uncertain about the cause or the prognosis for these sounds. Hopefully these answers to the frequently asked questions regarding noisy joints will set your mind at... Read moreChevron
posted 08/13/2014, comments (0)|
Maryee

Maryee, Health Guide

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I am in my mid-40s, have kids, work full-time, & manage our home.

Addictive Additives in Food

We have a tremendous obesity problem in our country today, with one in every three adults being either overweight or obese. It seems odd to me that no other generation in our lifetime faced this in such incredible numbers. There has to be something to this that has come about in recent decades. It makes me think that with the introduction of... Read moreChevron
posted 07/28/2014, comments (0)|
The HealthGal

The HealthGal, Health Guide

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Physician Assistant/Health Coach/Nutritionist

Is Your Brother, Not Your Mother, Influencing Your Weight?

A recent study suggests that siblings may have a greater impact on your weight than your parents.  Previous studies suggest:   If mom is overweight during pregnancy, offspring may have a higher risk of developing obesity and other health issues. If both parents are overweight or obese, then offspring have a higher risk of developing... Read moreChevron
posted 07/22/2014, comments (0)|
Dr. Cindy Haines

Dr. Cindy Haines, Health Guide

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Fitness Expert

Vitamin D Is Having a Moment

Vitamin D is having a moment. Actually, it's been having a moment for quite a while now. As such, questions are emerging, as they tend to do with "medical miracle" darlings. One question I hear keeps coming up is about the appropriate dosing of vitamin D. Should everyone be taking it and, if so, at what dose?   There have been reams of... Read moreChevron
posted 06/16/2014, comments (0)|
HealthGal

Weighty headlines: breakfast, saturated fat, fasting

Recent headlines have highlighted new studies covering the weight sector, and showcased some new findings.  Here are just some of those recent headlines and studies:   Researchers report in the June 5th issue of the Cell Press journal, Cell Stem Cell, that a simple dietary approach – periodic fasting - may combat the... Read moreChevron
posted 06/08/2014, comments (0)|

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