Dr. Padma Garvey

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Dark chocolate and spelt flour pancakes

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Dealing with acid reflux without medications

Fivethirtyeight.com has a great article on mammograms and breast cancer screening




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Here's a great tip: one cup of bran every morning for breakfast with almond milk and fruit will keep you full and energized.

Could yoga and blueberries really help prevent aging and cancer?  The Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2009 was awarded to researchers that seem to think so..

Puberty, Menstruation, and Menopause


Defining what's normal

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A recent New York Times article concluded that children who drink 6-8 ounces of sugary juice a day are not at increased risk for obesity.




When I was a kid, we would use our grape jelly jars as drinking glasses. Everyone I knew did this. The jars were a perfect 8 ounce glass. What strikes me is how small those glasses were compared to beverage glasses used by most of us now at home or when we go out. A recent New York Times article discussed how children who drink 6-8 ounces of sugary fruit juice a day are not at increased risk for obesity. The problem is that our serving sizes are much more than that. It is easier to count to ZERO and avoid things like sugary fruit juice rather than keeping track of consumption all day long.


Whether or not you get any test deserves a discussion about the risks and benefits of the test.