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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…

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.

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...

Cardiovascular Disease

Who Really Benefits from Low-Dose Aspirin?

Aspirin is widely taken—sometimes without a doctor’s advice—for heart health, preventing stroke and cancer. But its risks often outweigh the benefits.

COVID-19

What You Need to Know About the COVID Vaccines—Sarah Hiner Talks to Dr. Max Gomez of CBS-TV NY

The development of COVID vaccines is bringing us all hope, but there still are many important questions about the safety and efficacy of vaccines.

Flu

Flu Protection During the COVID-19 Pandemic

While you’re worrying about COVID-19, don’t forget that flu season is just ahead. Many of these precautions will help you avoid both.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Beware of Atrial Fibrillation After Any Surgery

A new study shows that an irregular heartbeat (Afib) can develop following any type of surgery, not just cardiac. Steps to protect yourself or a loved one from this dangerous risk.

Common Threads

REAL Social Responsibility

If you really want to be socially responsible, lose weight, eat healthy, strengthen your immune system and talk to your doctor about taking zinc and vitamin D.

Pain Relief

5 Weak Body Points Everyone Needs to Strengthen—Sarah Hiner Talks to Mitchell Yass, DPT, Creator of The Yass Method to Diagnose and Treat the Causes of Chronic Pain

Here are the five specific muscles that lead to most chronic pain—and the simple exercises that can provide relief.