Health

Natural Healing Secrets for Women

Why I Chose to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

As a naturopathic doctor who prizes a holistic, natural approach to health, it may seem surprising that I’ve chosen to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Let me explain…

COVID-19

The Vital Vitamin D/COVID-19 Connection—Sarah Hiner Talks to Michael F. Holick, MD, PhD, Author of The Vitamin D Solution

Vitamin D—a simple, everyday and inexpensive vitamin supplement—could significantly reduce your risk of getting and dying from COVID.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Take the Pain Out of Immunization Shots

There are proven ways to give vaccinations that are virtually painless. And less pain is what a fatigued and scared populace needs now, don't you think?

COVID-19

Help for Lingering COVID-19 Symptoms

The effects of COVID-19 may not end when your body clears the virus. What to do about fatigue, insomnia, digestive issues, breathlessness, coughing.

Pain Relief

The Best Self-Massage Tools to Relieve Muscle Pain Head to Toe

Self-massage is a safe, soothing and convenient nondrug way to relieve muscle pain, dissolve trigger points and return range of motion. What to buy…

Supplements

Resveratrol Supplements Improve Menopause Symptoms and Quality of Life

A two-year study on this grape-derived supplement in post-menopausal women finds that these supplements reduced aches and pains, less hot flashes, better sleep and more.

Losing Weight

Winter Weight Gain—Sarah Hiner Talks to Lisa Young, PhD, RDN, CDN, author of Finally Full, Finally Slim

The COVID-19 lockdowns have made overeating a national pastime. Learn what fuels winter weight gain and how to protect your body from the damage it can cause.

Nature Doc's Patient Diary

Did My Baby Get Hurt When She Fell?

When a 7-month-old took a spill off an airline seat, mom and flight crew were concerned for her safety. How Dr. Rubman examined her to assess the situation.

Brain Health

The Impact of COVID Lockdowns On Our Brains—Sarah Hiner Talks to Wendy Suzuki, PhD, Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology at New York University’s Center for Neural Science

Lack of stimulation, loneliness and increased anxiety due the COVID lockdowns are taxing our brains, but thinking skills from long-term harm.

Back or Neck Pain

How to Sit Comfortably at Home—and Save Your Back

Don’t leave good ergonomics behind when you’re not at work. How to sit properly on chairs, couches and in bed to support your back and avoid pain.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

What Exactly Do We Mean By a “Vaccine”?

The news is full of stories about the new vaccines against COVID-19: who is producing it, safety, effectiveness, etc. But few people fully understand what vaccination actually mean...

Vitamins & Minerals

Vitamin D May Save You From COVID-19

While scientists have feverishly investigated the best ways to reduce risk for COVID-19, the public has received scant information about a potentially powerful protector—maintain...

COVID-19

The COVID-19 Lifecycle: Understanding the Spikes—Sarah Hiner Talks to Greg Nigh, ND, LAc, Naturopathic Physician and Licensed Acupuncturist.

Does the gold-standard test for diagnosing COVID-19 give misleading results? The more you understand, the less frightening the media reports can be.

Nature Doc's Patient Diary

Can You Be Immune to Lyme Disease?

Tony was frequently bitten by ticks but never came down with Lyme disease. Could he be brewing a silent infection? Here’s what we figured out…

Liver

Gut Bacteria Predict Liver Disease

Bacteria that live in your gut predict a common liver disease. These bacteria could be a quick, inexpensive way to diagnose non-alcoholic fatty liver disease‑and prevent cirrhosi...