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Health Articles by Dr. Lavine

The Art of Teaching Dance – Part 2

Part Two of an interview with Laura Donnelly, Alexander Teacher and Assistant Professor of Dance at Kansas State University.

Why People Skip the Medication They’re Supposed to Take

Up to one-third of patients fail to fill their prescriptions and about three-quarters fall short of taking their medication as directed. Why? And what should policy-makers do about it?

The Danger of Dehydration in the Elderly

Know the signs of dehydration in the elderly, the common causes, and the simple steps to fix the problem.
Laura Donnelly and the art of teaching dance

Laura Donnelly and the art of teaching dance

An interview with Laura Donnelly, Assistant Professor of Dance at Kansas State University, and teacher of the Alexander Technique.

What Works Best to Treat Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome?

A survey performed in 2003 asked people with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity what treatments worked best.
Avoid bench press injuries

Avoid bench press injuries

Learn to avoid bench press injuries with advice from T-Nation.

Recipe for Pepper Soup

Delicious, simple recipe for pepper soup.

Summer Reading – Guest Post by Teresa Knipper

This guest article by Teresa Knipper expresses her passion for the beauty of the natural world.

Eight Best Ways to Detox Your Life

We live in an increasingly toxic world. Discover the important steps you can take to safeguard your health.

Scientists Claim: Antibiotics Make You Fat

Scientists are discovering the many benefits we get from our symbiotic relationship with the bacteria that live in our digestive tract. Now it appears that gut bacteria play a role in regulating appetite and satiety. And that antibiotic use, which wipes out beneficial colonies of bacteria, can contribute to obesity.

The Fourth Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.

The FDA tracks adverse drug reactions in the United States and ranks them as the 4th leading cause of death.
Toxic Chemicals in Cosmetics

Toxic Chemicals in Cosmetics

The manufacturers of cosmetics and skin care products use a variety of potentially harmful chemicals in their products, run inadequate safety tests, label them in confusing ways, and then unleash them on unsuspecting consumers. Protect your health by getting to the bottom of the confusion.

What Is Postherpetic Neuralgia?

Learn the causes and treatment options for postherpetic neuralgia, a painful, long term condition that can arise when you're recovering from a bout of shingles.
When bending backward hurts

When bending backward hurts

Learn the simple steps to control the pain of lumbar facet syndrome.

How a Foot Adjustment Helps Your Brain Work Better

A simple adjustment can help your foot recover from an injury. But the effects of an adjustment go beyond that - correcting imbalances of the joints of the feet can improve the way your brain controls posture and movement.

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