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Colon Cancer Month

By |March 30th, 2016|

Over the last ten years, the incidence of colorectal (colon) cancer decreased by 30 percent. Although there’s been great success in decreasing the incidence of this form of cancer, it’s still estimated that roughly 26,000 men and 24,000 women will die of this disease within the next year. To build on the momentum of the [...]

Can a “Broken Heart” Really Lead to a Broken Heart?

By |February 11th, 2016|

Broken heart syndrome (Takotsubo cardiomyopathy) is a condition which predominantly affects women and can affect healthy individuals of any age without any risk factors. The symptoms can mimic those of a heart attack and may include chest pain and shortness of breath. Healthy individuals can be affected as can those with risk factors for coronary [...]

2016 New Year’s Resolutions

By |January 4th, 2016|

Getting a Jump on Your 2016 New Year’s Resolutions (Honolulu, HI) December 22, 2015 – How many times have you made New Year’s resolutions only to hopelessly abandon them two weeks into the new year? Nearly half of all Americans usually make a New Year’s resolution but only a mere 8 percent are actually successful [...]

Food Secrets to Boost Your Mood

By |May 23rd, 2012|

Can what you eat cause depression? According to a recent study released in Spain, the answer is yes. This study, which closely followed the lifestyle and diet of more than 12,000 people over 6 years, added further support to claims that junk food may be linked to depression. When the study began, none of the [...]

Tips for Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

By |April 4th, 2012|

What is the Metabolic Syndrome? It is estimated that one in three Americans may be at risk for the “metabolic syndrome” (also known as Syndrome X and Insulin Resistance Syndrome). Syndrome X is a cluster of conditions that places one at increased risk for Type 2 Diabetes, coronary artery disease, heart attack, stroke, and liver [...]

Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder

By |March 13th, 2012|

Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder, one of the most common circadian rhythm disorders, affects an estimated 15% of adolescents and adults. What is Delayed Sleep Phase disorder? Delayed sleep phase disorder is a condition in which the onset of sleep is delayed by 2-3 hours each night. For instance, if the normal bedtime were 10 o’clock, [...]