A Better Alternative to Neosporin

A Better Alternative to Neosporin

Mothers, take note. When your child falls and scrapes her knee or bruises her arm, how do you console her? After hugging her and kissing the ‘ouchie’ away, do you take out the Neosporin, and put a band-aid on it? Do you really believe a petroleum based antibacterial...
The Role of Meat Consumption on the Water Crisis

The Role of Meat Consumption on the Water Crisis

by Stacy Matthews Branch When many of us think of a water crisis, we tend to think of desert conditions, scarce rainfall, or sanitations problems affecting the availability of clean, potable water. In states such as California with water scarcity issues, governments...
The Truth About Peanut Allergies

The Truth About Peanut Allergies

The peanut allergy has been one of the fastest growing and deadliest allergies in recent history. It is responsible for more deaths from anaphylaxis, than any other food allergy, with rates in children that have more than tripled in the United States from 1997 to...
Omega-3 Index and The Heart

Omega-3 Index and The Heart

by Nasimeh Yazdani, M.D The Omega-3 Index is the sum of 2 prominent long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acids (DHA) in red blood cell membranes and is expressed as a percentage of total erythrocyte fatty acids (FAs).  It has...
Concierge Medicine

Concierge Medicine

It’s that time of year again – Open enrollment! Everyone is starting to feel the effects of the Affordable Care Act and the impact it has had on the market. Since it’s inception there have been over 31 million people who have entered the marketplace. While it...