Archive for April 2011

The Case Against President Obama’s Health Care Reform


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This is a primer for nonlawyers compiled by Robert E. Levy:

The Case Against President Obama’s Health Care Reform

7 Anti-Aging Secrets for Staying Young & Living Longer:


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Best of health,
Cynthia Shelby-Lane, MD

What the Heck is Earthing?

As a doctor, I rarely go Earthing. Or fishing or running. I just don’t get out often enough to have that kind of fun. I do get close to meditating, especially after a rough day in the hood. And, I’m usually dancing between patients in one practice, or laughing with others in another, who just need extra time to explain their situation. I’m not complaining, because no one said the practice of medicine would be easy. So when my colleague, Dr. Stephen Sinatra, told me about Earthing, my first comment was “Steve has left the planet.”

But, after a great conversation with Dr. Sinatra, cardiologist, on Conversations with Dr. Shelby-Lane, and of course, walking barefooted on the beach in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, I GOT it. Continue reading ‘What the Heck is Earthing?’ »

Women & Heart Attack Risk


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7 Anti-Aging Secrets for Staying Young & Living Longer:


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Are Your Major Hormones in Balance? Insulin and Cortisol Balance

Many people do not realize the connection between hormones and between hormones and diet.  There are definite links between having balanced hormones and diet. One of the key links is the connection between insulin and cortisol.

Many people have gotten into some very bad habits that caused their diets to go off kilter. Back in the 1990s, people developed a fear of ingesting fat.  As a result, they turned to low-fat foods, in addition to things such as refined carbohydrates and simple sugars. This trend caused a major problem; and, it actually created a situation in which their bodies had to use a lot of insulin to balance all the sugar they were putting into their bloodstreams. It eventually got to the point where their bodies weren’t listening to the insulin and in fact became insulin resistant.  This is an ongoing problem. The effect:  The Obesity Epidemic. Continue reading ‘Are Your Major Hormones in Balance? Insulin and Cortisol Balance’ »