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Health Articles by Dr. Lavine
Sitting shrinks your brain

Sitting shrinks your brain

Science keeps demonstrating the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle. Add to the list of negative effects the shrinking of a key brain region involved with memory.
The chiropractic solution to the opioid epidemic

The chiropractic solution to the opioid epidemic

Using chiropractic in the VA system for patients with back pain led to a 49% reduction in opioid prescriptions.
Why sunscreen may actually do you more harm than good

Why sunscreen may actually do you more harm than good

Sunscreen blocks many of the health benefits of sun exposure.
Why is touch so important?

Why is touch so important?

Touch is important because it reduces stress and improves health.
Knee replacement surgery sometimes leads to long-term regrets

Knee replacement surgery sometimes leads to long-term regrets

The commonly prescribed procedure of knee replacement, though it helps many, also leads to chronic problems in a significant minority of cases.
Why is it important to be touched?

Why is it important to be touched?

A podcast on the TED Radio Hour on touch.
I asked one of the world’s experts on the chair

I asked one of the world’s experts on the chair

Professor Galen Cranz, authority on chairs and the seated position, offers recommendations on effective and comfortable work postures.
Guest article on Trigger Points

Guest article on Trigger Points

A guest article on the significance of myofascial trigger points and how to quiet them down.
Another reason bouncing back from an injury can be a challenge

Another reason bouncing back from an injury can be a challenge

Once you've injured your muscles or joints, it can be a challenge to return to full activity without further risk. ...
Protect your knees by walking fast. Five minutes will do it.

Protect your knees by walking fast. Five minutes will do it.

Humans are designed to move. But now we’re learning that we’re also designed to move fast. A team of ...
What’s wrong with whole wheat flour

What’s wrong with whole wheat flour

Well, first of all, it’s got gluten in it.  That’s a problem for a few people. But that’s not the focus of this ...
Why badminton is so good for you

Why badminton is so good for you

The social benefits of exercising with others lead to improved health.
Success with scoliosis

Success with scoliosis

Effective techniques for treating scoliosis in adults
Evidence-based medicine

Evidence-based medicine

Evidence-based medicine is just good healthcare practice.

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