From the monthly archives:

July 2017

The state of your gut biome is responsible for many aspects of health, and changing it may be as simple as changing your diet. But our understanding of it is only growing more complicated; as we understand more, there’s more to unravel, and we realize we understand less than we thought. A new study has […]

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Beware Whooping Cough

July 28, 2017

It’s not just measles that’s making a comeback, there’s a higher number of whooping cough (AKA pertussis) cases this year, too. While measles is spreading mostly due to vaccinations, whooping cough is a little less straightforward. Measles is spreading out of pockets of people who aren’t vaccinated, and into those who are (vaccination provides protection […]

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If you’ve been playing hard this summer, then you might be feeling the wear and tear. Running, biking, hiking, and even golfing can leave you feeling rundown in your joints. Aching joints can really impact quality of life. Give them extra support so you can make it through the end of the season and beyond. […]

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It was a mild winter, so ticks (and mosquitoes) are in abundance. Not just ticks, but the mice and deer that spread them are booming. In past years, ticks carrying Lyme Disease reached over half of US counties, this year will likely push that percentage higher. For some, it can take a month or two […]

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To maintain herd immunity against measles, we need a 95% vaccination rate. Currently, we’re only at about 93%, and those who are opting out (as opposed to those who have to skip due to being immune compromised) tend to be clustered, which has lead to hot spots of measles outbreaks. Measles is highly contagious, and […]

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