When we think of “service dogs,” most of us think first of guide dogs for the blind.  But since 1990, when the Americans With Disabilities Act was signed into law, these canine caregivers have cheerfully taken on an ever-expanding role in human health and well-being and proven themselves to be invaluable in enhancing the lives of…

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Last week I went to see the doctor who “drove” the chemo part of my cancer treatment five years ago. I’m done with cancer and bragged about all the new things I was doing with my mind and body since I saw him last year—got SCUBA certified and dove the Great Barrier Reef with my…

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So, this girl ran into me a few months ago. Literally. I was sitting at a stoplight. She had been drinking and was currently texting while not stopping or even slowing down as she drove up behind me—you see the problem? Anyway, one crash later, my old, completely-paid-for, healthy van was a goner and I…

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Wow. At the recent Institute for Functional Medicine Annual Symposium, I heard a statistic- the average    American spends 27 minutes daily cooking. But- we watch food shows on TV that are 30 to 60 minutes long. We have allowed the preparation of our food to become an industrial process while we can watch someone else…

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How many of you already knew that the stuff that makes antibacterial soap antibacterial is a chemical called Triclosan?  Did you know that the FDA has taken a position that if a manufacturer doesn’t show that it’s more effective in reducing infection than regular soap, they shouldn’t put Triclosan into handsoaps in the first place?…

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One of the initiatives of our foundation has been to develop what is called an Imprint of Waterstreet Press Books, an epublishing company that prints paper books “on demand.” You will find more information about our endeavor on our HUN Books page. Today, on Mother’s Day, we proudly announce the release of our first book. Entitled “Breast…

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HealthyUNow is grateful to receive proceeds from the sale of this book in support of the work of our foundation. Dr. Buckley is well known for her knack of making complicated science understandable and palatable. Read this description from Amazon, and remember to buy it through our Fundinco portal! We have featured Dr. Buckley’s books on our Fundinco…

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So last week, right after Thanksgiving, one of my patient’s grandmas stared deeply into my eyes and said “I MISS stuffing!” To which I answered, “Me too.” That’s the short answer.  The longer answer is that for the first few years, we replaced bread stuffing in our turkey with a rice stuffing, and it worked…

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