Got a question for us? Drop your tricky, random, wacky or plain confusing health question into the Suggest-O-Matic, leave a comment, or tag your tweets with #wellwire and our team of experts will answer them in this weekly column. Q: More than ever my patients are asking about alternative hormone replacement. Many are concerned about developing reproductive and associated cancers or adding something seemingly un-natural to their bodies after never having used medication their entire lives. What course...
by on April 8th, 2010 at 08:04 am

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  • Q: What’s the Deal with Synthetic Hormones?
    Got a question for us? Drop your tricky, random, wacky or plain confusing health question into the Suggest-O-Matic, leave a comment, or tag your tweets with #wellwire and our team of experts will answer them in this weekly...
    by at April 8th, 2010 at 08:04 am
  • From Patient to Doctor, Defining Healing
    Cancer. ITP. Burst appendix. Hit and run. That was 1989, not my greatest year. A life-threatening illness, a rare bleeding disorder, a burst appendix and infection. Then, to add injury to injury, as I was walking across Melrose...
    by at April 7th, 2010 at 08:04 am
  • Understanding Radon
    Courtesy of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Radon is an odorless, colorless, tasteless gas formed from the natural breakdown of uranium. The gas is found naturally in certain soils around the United States. It enters...
    by at January 15th, 2010 at 08:01 am
  • 6 Great Reasons to Start a Garden
    My favorite seed catalog came in today’s mail: organic Floriani red flint corn, green meat radish, Bolivian rainbow pepper, purple bac choy, ruby streaks mustard. These are the reasons I started gardening–I was...
    by at December 17th, 2009 at 05:12 am
  • Hidden Benefits to Homemade Preserves
    The media has propelled estrogen-mimicking chemical bisphenol A (BPA) to the forefront of health news. It’s ubiquitous, and it’s likely in your body. The chemical, developed as an estrogen replacement, is commonly...
    by at December 16th, 2009 at 08:12 am
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    Tips to Beat the Holiday Blues
    It’s the “most wonderful time of the year” and depression is rampant. Between the early darkness, family drama and the financial stress that goes along with shopping season, many people find their mood taking a turn...
    by at December 2nd, 2009 at 09:12 am
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    Superfood of the Week: Cranberries
    Tis’ the season for giving thanks, huddling around an open fire and feasting with friends and family. This Thanksgiving, when you’re going back for more turkey, mashed potatoes and stuffing, don’t forget the...
    by at November 16th, 2009 at 08:11 am