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Dr. E’s DO’s and DON’Ts: Tattoos

DrelogoIt used to be unusual to see a man or woman with a tattoo, but not anymore. In fact, $1.6 billion is spent in the U.S. each year on tattoos, and 45 million Americans have them. Of that amount, a whopping 40% are adults age 26-40. Back in July, we posted a blog on how tattoo ink can be mistaken for the spread of cancer to the lymph nodes. However, on the flip side, tattoo ink can also hide potentially problematic moles by making it hard to evaluate them. (more…)

Dr. E’s DOs and DON’Ts: School Lunches

DrelogoAs the new school year approaches and we’re bombarded with back-to-school sales and advertisements for everything from backpacks to paper clips, it’s time to focus on what your kids are going to be eating throughout their busy days. (more…)

Dr. E’s DOs and DON’Ts: “Dieting”

DrelogoFor some of us, the onset of summer brings a wave of anxiety about how we’ll look in shorts, sleeveless tops and….of course…..swimsuits. It’s hard to imagine being in a women’s clothing store without overhearing self-loathing comments such as, “I could never pull this off unless I lost 10 pounds”, or “I really need to go on a diet”. (more…)

DOs and DON’Ts: Pre-Surgery Prep

DrelogoWhen you’re about to undergo breast surgery, there are many things to think about and plan for. But it’s difficult to really consider all of the parts of one’s life that the surgery will affect. You think about the obvious things, (more…)

DOs and DON’Ts: A Strong Mother-Daughter Relationship Sets The Stage

DrelogoAs we celebrate our mothers this month, it’s hard to overstate the influence they have on the lives of their daughters. A strong and open relationship can nurture and empower a young girl and serve as a springboard to a healthy adulthood. But this can be tricky road to navigate, (more…)

DOs and DON’Ts—Feed Your Brain by Using Your Head

While yDrelogoou should focus on your diet as a means to keep your body healthy and well-functioning, it’s equally important to feed your brain–because what you eat can definitely affect cognitive function. The human brain accounts for 2% of your body weight and consumes about 20% of your daily calorie intake. While scientists haven’t yet figured out (more…)

DOs and DON’Ts: Healthy Eating Out

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For some of us, eating out is a luxury that we indulge in only occasionally. For others, it’s a way of life born of busy days and conflicting family schedules. Wherever you fall on that continuum, (more…)

DO’s and DON’Ts: Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping

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As grocery stores have become bigger—offering everything from breakfast cereal to printer cartridges– they have also become a bit overwhelming. When shopping for food, simpler is better. And simpler is usually healthier as well. Here are some tips for healthy grocery shopping:

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Stick to the perimeter of the store for the bulk of your purchases. That’s where you’ll find fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, dairy and breads. (more…)