Health Maintenance


Wide Use of Antibiotics Allows C. Diff to Flourish

red5standingby / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND NY Times — Jacob Epstein, a healthy 88-year old resident of Florida, died in May following a fracture of his arm. He was given an antibiotic in the hospital after his procedure which led to an intestinal infection that caused his death. The antibiotics given by the hospital interrupted […]

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Summer 2015 News from Dr. Elmaleh

Ben124. / Foter / CC BY Dear Patient, I hope this finds you and your family to be well, and I hope that you are enjoying the long summer days. My staff and I have updated our website and we are excited about the new changes. Our blog is now integrated into the website, and […]

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Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Disease in Two Big Studies

MikeBehnken / Foter / CC BY NY Times- According to two recent studies, an individual’s blood level of vitamin D is a good indicator of overall health with low levels being linked to various illnesses such as heart disease and cancer.  Obtained through sun exposure and from certain foods such as fish and eggs, vitamin […]

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The Morality of Meditation

adwriter / Foter / CC BY-NC NY Times – Scientific evidence of the practical benefits of meditation has been increasing its awareness and popularity as a practicing tool to improve one’s mind. Meditation is now widely known to enhance creativity, memory, and scores on standardized intelligence tests. But does meditation fulfill its originally intended effect — […]

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The Joy of Old Age. (No Kidding.)

Dietmar Temps / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA NY Times – Oliver Sacks, 80 years old, a professor of neurology at the N.Y.U. School of Medicine and the author of many publications, including the most recent one, “Hallucinations“, recounts in this opinion article the miracles of old age and how grateful you become of the years you still have to achieve […]

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Dr. Elmaleh discusses Homeopathic Medicine on The Lisa Oz Show

As mentioned before in a previous post, Dr. Elmaleh made a guest appearance on an episode of The Lisa Oz Show that premiered last week on the Veria Living Channel.  Along with Lisa Oz, wife of Dr. Oz, and Longevity Expert, Dr. Mao Shing, the panelists discussed the uses and benefits of alternative medicine and […]

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Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

How Sleep Loss Adds to Weight Gain

Petteri Sulonen / Foter / CC BY NY Times – Losing sleep tends to make people eat more and gain weight, and now a new study suggests that one reason may be the impact that sleep deprivation has on the brain. A sleepy brain appears to not only respond more strongly to junk food, but also has […]

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No Benefit Seen in Sharp Limits on Salt in Diet

spoony mushroom / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA NY Times – Despite many years of warnings against a high sodium intake, a recent report indicates that there is no benefit from limiting salt intake. Click on this link to view full article

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It’s Not Too Late to Become a Yoga Believer

Nney / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA NY Times – Scientific studies have demonstrated that regular yoga practice can lower blood pressure and improve blood sugar, blood cholesterol, and fibrinogen, which is involved in making blood clots. Yoga can also help to increase antioxidants in the blood. Click on this link to view full article

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