Is alcohol a friend or foe?

Is alcohol a friend or foe?

This topic can be like diving into the deep end of the pool. It can be a controversial topic, yet that’s not the reason I chose this topic. It’s because alcohol has come up unexpectedly in three separate conversations I’ve been involved in within the past 24 hours....

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Clinical trials and the FDA’s role

Clinical trials and the FDA’s role

We hear the term “clinical trials” quite regularly, but what do these entail and who decides whether these newly developed drugs make it to our pharmacies? What is a clinical trial? A clinical trial is essentially a “test drive” on real people who volunteer to...

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No matter the time, we are all connected

No matter the time, we are all connected

It’s easy to say we are all human, therefore, connected. But really – in sickness and health – even sans the wedding ceremony – we are! A young professional in Milan, Italy is struggling with mental health just like your friend in Spokane, Washington. The struggle to...

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Nutrition at the root of a healthy digestive system

Nutrition at the root of a healthy digestive system

If you are like me and have open ears and eyes to health facts and information from experts (with a readiness to leap forward), you may be asking, “Is there anything I can do to strengthen or protect my gastrointestinal tract?”  Whatever the reason may be – to fend...

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