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Health Articles by Dr. Lavine

Why Roundup is dangerous to your health

The active ingredient in Roundup, glycophosphate, damages your enzymes and contributes to chronic disease

Weight training and bone density

Weight training is an essential part of a program to maintain muscle mass and prevent fragility fractures.

Humans strive for social status above all else. Why?

Humans strive for social status as a way to improve their health.
Today’s health tip: breathe out!

Today’s health tip: breathe out!

Simply prolonging the exhale phase of breath has many health benefits similar to the benefits of mindfulness meditation.

Who’s an insignificant speck of dust?

Spiritual wisdom from an old Jewish tale

Hospital consolidation is bad for your health

Consolidation of health care into large hospital chains is bad for the nation's health.

Secret to chronic happiness

Kaiser Health News is a great source of information, particularly about the politics and economics of health.

Use these 10 strategies to give your life an energy boost

Ten ways to boost your energy

Latest research reveals even more questions about the medical model

Four recent studies suggest caution in accepting certain aspects of the medical model.
Running biomechanics and the “preferred path” theory

Running biomechanics and the “preferred path” theory

The preferred path model of running biomechanics points to a new way to help runners improve speed and prevent injury.

America’s other drug epidemic – seniors in the hospital

The shocking epidemic of over-medication of seniors.

This quick enjoyment of life quiz predicts your longevity

A sense of enjoyment of life makes a large difference in longevity.

It’s more fundamental to health than good nutrition

Gut health is fundamental to good health.

Altered Sense of Humor an Early Warning Sign of Dementia

Those with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia often lose their taste for absurdist or satirical humor.

Running is healthy for your knees

Scientists now believe that running helps prevent knee arthritis, not cause it.

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