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Health Articles by Dr. Lavine

The new wave prescription drug crisis?

While opioid prescriptions are decreasing, the use of gabapentin and related drugs is increasing. These drugs have their dangers too.

How to live healthily in a world where others don’t – Guest Article

Harper Reid offers tips to establish solid health habits that place your needs first.

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) overdose

Acetaminophen overdosing presents a significant risk to the public.
Grip strength is an important component of health

Grip strength is an important component of health

Grip strength is an important health measure that's usually left off of the general physical exam

The cleaning products you use around the house can be toxic

Our compulsive need for cleanliness carries with it many health risks, beginning with the toxic nature of many of the cleaning products we use in our homes on a daily basis.

Not everybody likes to get their neck cracked

There are alternatives to get the job done for a patient who doesn't like getting his or her neck cracked.

This kind of brain training actually slows cognitive decline

Training to boost processing speed has been shown to prevent cognitive decline.
Probiotics for depression

Probiotics for depression

Probiotics may be effective for depression.

I’ve witnessed the entire cycle of the opioid epidemic

Throughout my career I've witnessed the entire arc of the opioid crisis.

Nordic hamstring exercises and why you need them

Eccentric training of the hamstrings with Nordic hamstring curls reduces the incidence of hamstring injuries.

Is meat good for you? It depends…..

Grass fed beef has a far higher nutrient content than corn fed.

Why I am a chiropractor

The field of chiropractic embodies the important trends emerging in scientific health care.

Benefits and risks of antidepressant medication

Antidepressant drugs cause a dangerous 33% increase in mortality. Safer alternatives exist.

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.

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