If it seems like everyone these days is either sneezing or wheezing or toting an Epi-pen these days, the fact is, they are! Autoimmune and allergic disorders–including pollen and food allergies, asthma, multiple sclerosis, and Crohn’s disease–did increase alarmingly during the late 20th century. Moises Velasquez-Manoff shares the sobering details in his book, An Epidemic of Absence: A New Way of Understanding Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases.Continue Reading
By Tess Bonn Summer may be over, but plum season is in full swing. As it gets colder, you can take refuge in these sweet, tangy fruits full of antioxidants and Vitamin C. Whether you’re looking for a quick mid-week meal idea or a way to take advantage of your farmer's market bounty, these delicious plum dishes will keep you happy about the autumnal equinox.Continue Reading
It's late, you're starving, and the take-out menu beckons. Lucky for you, this waistline-friendly main course comes together in less than 15 minutes. From The Thyroid Solution Diet by Ridha Arem, M.D.Continue Reading
Muscles are the number one cause of back pain, so your doctor should take a thorough history of your pain and perform a physical examinationbefore scheduling an MRI, says Dr. Norman Marcus in End Back Pain Forever: A Groundbreaking Approach to Eliminate Your Suffering.Continue Reading
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