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Burning Issues

With Spring now in full force in Middle Tennessee, more and more people are shedding layers of clothing to enjoy the warmth and sunshine. . .and summer is just around the corner. Most of us will be spending much more time outside and will be wearing fewer

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Chewing the Fat

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “You are what you eat”, and chewing the fat clearly impacts the cholesterol and triglyceride levels of most people. In the last twenty years, especially, people have become better educated about their cholesterol levels and the health impact of such levels.

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Well Heeled

It”s a beautiful morning. You bound out of bed–only to drop to your knees in pain. A vindictive spouse, an angry roommate, or an evil spirit has surely placed broken glass or nails on the floor beside your bed; the intense pain in your heels as your

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On Pins and Needles

Although Acupunture has been an established medical treatment in China for several thousand years, it has only been utilized as therapy in the United States in the last two centuries. We know that Bache (an American physician) used acupuncture in his practice in the 1820s. Subsequently, in

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The Fat of the Land

The National Institutes of Health estimate that over 97 million Americans (more than half of us) are overweight or obese. Sedentary lifestyles and the increase in fast-food/high fat diets are both key factors. Unfortunately, negative perceptions of “personal attractiveness” are not the only consequences of obesity. In

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