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Breastfeeding Is Best, Even When You Have MS

Bringing a newborn home from the hospital when you have multiple sclerosis adds a whole new dimension to common decisions like whether to breastfeed or bottle-feed your baby. The benefits of breastfeeding are well-known. However, the chance…

5 Things You Need to Know Before Botox

Since gaining FDA-approval in 2002, Botox has grown exponentially in popularity as a minimally invasive way to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and prevent underarm sweating. This simple, non-surgical injection is often used to temporarily…

How to Do A Self Breast Exam Correctly

While most patients know they should be familiar with changes in their breast tissue, many are afraid that they will “do it wrong” and avoid doing self-exams altogether! I’d like to share some useful tips about when and how to do a…

Be Skin Smart in the Sun

Skin cancer is now the most common form of cancer in the United States. Melanoma — the deadliest skin cancer — is on the rise among 15-to-29-year-olds. The main culprit for the increase in young people is indoor tanning. The good news is…

5 Healthy Foods You Think Are Unhealthy

When you envision foods that wreck your diet or sabotage your health, what pops into your mind? There’s a good chance the list of foods you imagine includes options that could actually help you reduce stress, prevent heart disease and ward…

7 Myths About Women’s Health

The best thing a woman can do when it comes to healthcare is to follow her intuition. If something doesn’t feel right about your health or your relationship with your healthcare provider, go with your gut, go with your heart. Seek a second…

23 Foods That Are Good For Your Skin

Sometimes my patients ask me what foods are good for their skin, to keep it firm and younger looking. I tell them whatever you eat that’s good for you is good for your skin. Your skin is a reflection of your overall health. If you’re…

How to Convert Calories to Weight Watchers Points

Weight Watchers is a weight loss program with a presence in all fifty states. Men and women enrolled in the program learn to moderate their food consumption, make better nutritional choices and keep track of and improve their daily…