The Science Behind Happiness and Its Impact on Health

The expression "Don't Worry, Be Happy" became a common phrase after it was made popular through the 1980s song of the same name; and it’s good advice. Years of studies suggest that happiness can improve quality of life because happy people tend to have better jobs, excel at work and be more...
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Understanding Nuts and Seeds

In light of the recently published STALL (Statins and Almonds to Lower Lipoproteins) trial, I would like to use this forum to discuss some of the health benefits of nuts and seeds. The results of this study are important as they suggested that regularly consuming almonds help reduce the amount...
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Resolve to Consume More Olive Oil

Now that it's late February, many New Year’s resolutions have probably fallen by the wayside. However, I hope that everyone can remain committed to just a few small changes throughout 2016 which may improve your health, wellbeing and life expectancy. For instance, this year, resolve to break...
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Study of 95,000 MDVIP Patients Confirms Better Screening Tool to Identify Cardiovascular Risk

The impressive findings of a peer-reviewed collaboration between MDVIP and Cleveland HeartLab were as striking as the study process itself utilizing one of the largest patient screening data sets of its kind. Based on results from laboratory panels of more than 95,000 MDVIP patients, researchers...
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