Have You Tried Box Breathing?

Breathing is universal, habitual and nearly always automatic. When you get stressed, your breathing pattern and rate change. This often results in more chest breathing in response to a “fight or flight” situation, a response triggered by the autonomic nervous system.1 In April 2019, a headline in The New York Times announced, “Americans Are Among […]

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Blood Pressure Meds May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

A new study suggests that two types of blood pressure drugs might do double-duty, helping blood pressure and keeping colon cancer away, too.

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How You Can Stop Overeating and Be More Mindful at Meals

Do you ever find yourself feeling a little too full, or eating when you’re not really hungry, but at the same time, you’re struggling to stop overeating?  Overeating is really common and there are a few reasons why that’s so! Sometimes it could be because there was a special event like at a wedding when […]

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Right Kind of Stress Can Make You Resilient to COVID-19

Siim Land has written an excellent book called “Metabolic Autophagy: Practice Intermittent Fasting and Resistance Training to Build Muscle and Promote Longevity.”1 It’s a valuable synergetic companion to “Fat for Fuel,” as it delves into some areas I did not cover. It compiles and presents all the basic science you need to know in a […]

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Belly Fat Can Lead to an Attack of Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis is inflammation in the pancreas, a gland that is located in the upper abdomen. The pancreas produces enzymes that help digestion and hormones that help regulate the way your body processes sugar (glucose), according to the Mayo Clinic.

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Radiology Must Adapt to New Pandemic

Radiologists face a familiar dilemma with COVID-19, choosing between overcalling or undercalling, and both errors are costly.

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CDC, FDA Move to Expand and Expedite Coronavirus Testing

The White House Coronavirus Task Force appeared at a press briefing March 2 to provide updates about testing strategies and public health coordination to address the current outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19.

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