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The farce of the facility fee; why you just paid much more to see your doctor.

The farce of the facility fee; why you just paid much more to see your doctor. Healthcare costs are rediculous, with patients being made responsible for high deductibles before their insurance pays anything. Seeing your primary care doctor is usually an affordable thing to do, especially as many of them are forced to compete with the walk-in clinics that seem to be proliferating everywhere. Wall Street is even getting into the game aggregating money to buy practices and then charging outrageous fees for ER visits since they now own the group that supplies the doctors who work in many hospitals. Read More »

If you want smarter children, eat fish while you are pregnant and have them eat it too according to the NY Times.

If you want smarter children, eat fish while you are pregnant and have them eat it too according to the NY Times. We know that fish can help us stay healthier.   Omega 3’s are common in certain fishes such as salmon and can help reduce inflammation as well as improve your cardiovascular health. According to a new article published by the NY Times, eating seafood while you are pregnant is now associated with improved tests of mental skills in children. This is based on an analysis published in the journal PLEFA that included 29 studies with 102,944 mother-child pairs, and Read More »

Stay safe while running at night with these helpful tips from the NY Times.

Stay safe while running at night with these helpful tips from the NY Times. It is marathon season and many of our patients who are training for these events are running at night when they get home or early in the morning while it is still dark outside. Many runners are on the road alongside the morning or evening traffic and can get injured if a car does not see them at the side of the road. There are many things a runner can do to assure visibility including reflective shirts and even lights.  The NY Times just offered some Read More »

Avoiding red meat and processed foods may have been bad advice according to this article from the NY Times.

Avoiding red meat and processed foods may have been bad advice according to the NY Times. There have been many articles written about healthcare policy and recommendations for the food pyramid, which were not about health at all.   You may also be aware of the recommendations that we avoid red meat and processed meats due to concerns about these foods that are linked to heart disease, cancer, and other ills. The NY Times recently reported that that information that was widely disseminated is not backed by good scientific evidence. Apparently, any health benefits from avoiding many of these foods are Read More »

We are now distributors of Healthy Path CBD. Here’s what you need to know.

We are now distributors of Healthy Path CBD. Here’s what you need to know. CBD has become popular because of its abilities in reducing symptoms such as Chronic Pain Arthritis. Stress Anxiety Insomnia Inflammation Is CBD a miracle drug? Not exactly, however, it has gained popularity partly because of marijuana which is now becoming more popular as it becomes legalized and its medicinal properties are recognized by the medical community. Health Path CBD oil is actually harvested from the hemp plant which is in the marijuana family.  Unlike marijuana which has THC, the component that makes you feel high, hemp Read More »