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Ask the Otolaryngologist

By Jeff Phillips, M.D. Dr. Jeff Phillips attended college at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he also completed his medical school training. He then completed his residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery) at Louisiana… read more

Cauliflower: Your Smoothie’s Secret Ingredient

Cauliflower rice, cauliflower mash, cauliflower pizza crust, cauliflower mac and cheese — there is cauliflower everything now! Cauliflower has risen to Kardashian-level fame over the last few years, and for good reason. According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), cruciferous… read more

Chockfull of Artichokes

As far as vegetables go, artichokes are certainly one of the more distinctive looking options. Artichokes owe their odd appearance to the fact that they (like capers) are actually flower buds! If your diet is lacking in fiber (like the… read more

What floating can do for your mind

Clearing the mind is said to have positive effects on your well-being. Restricted Environmental Stimulation Therapy (REST) is a process where relaxation and meditation is performed in an environment isolated from sight and sound. The floatation form of this therapy,… read more

A Second Chance at Life

For those waiting for an organ transplant, every single day matters. There are currently about 119,000 people in the United States on the registry waiting for an organ. Men and women of all ages, religions, races and socioeconomic statuses can only sit and… read more

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Workouts for the Week

30 Days of Exercises

Looking to get back on the right track as far as fitness is concerned? Rather than diving headfirst into a more advanced exercise routine that may leave you feeling intimidated, this month-long regimen starts off easier and gradually gets more… read more

Guide to Stationary Bikes

For many of us, making time to go for bike ride can be difficult or downright impossible. Sometimes working out at home is the ONLY option. Cycling has long been an effective means of burning calories while having fun. There… read more

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