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Medical Fact or Myth: From Miracle Drugs to Diets

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Six Week Ski Prep Program

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9 Health & Diet Tips

Health & Diet Tips By Alan Safdi, M.D., FACG Dr. Alan Safdi is past chairman of the Section of Gastroenterology at Deaconess Hospital and served as co-founder and president of the Ohio Gastroenterology and Liver Institute. Dr. Safdi is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, and is a Fellow of the American College of […]

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Health & Longevity: An Evaluation of Vitamins and Supplements

Vitamins and Supplements: Crucial or Superfluous? By Alan Safdi, M.D., FACG Dr. Alan Safdi is past chairman of the Section of Gastroenterology at Deaconess Hospital and served as co-founder and president of the Ohio Gastroenterology and Liver Institute. Dr. Safdi is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, and is a Fellow of the American […]

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Organic Diets: What You Need to Know

What Organic Foods are Worth Buying & Why By Alan Safdi, M.D., FACG Dr. Alan Safdi is past chairman of the Section of Gastroenterology at Deaconess Hospital and served as co-founder and president of the Ohio Gastroenterology and Liver Institute. Dr. Safdi is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, and is a Fellow of […]

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Postural Restoration®

What is Postural Restoration®? As an active individual, it’s likely that you’ve suffered from minor pains, strains, sore muscles or general body discomfort. This winter, we sat down with Jennifer Bullock to understand more about Postural Restoration® (PR), what it’s all about, and why we should care. Bullock graduated from the University of Texas Medical […]

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10 Tips for a Healthy & Longer Life

Living a Healthy Life By Alan Safdi, M.D., FACG We all want to live a long and healthy life. I started this article with a simple list but ended up with a long dissertation since I think it is very important to explain some of the science behind these recommendations. This is by no means an […]

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Ski Injuries

Everything You Need to Know if You Find Yourself Injured This Season Subconsciously, one of the reasons we love skiing so much is because we release endorphins while zooming around the mountain cruising groomers, crushing bumps and dominating the steeps. These morphine-like chemicals are released during strenuous exercise and trigger positive feelings. This same physical […]

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NSAIDs and Injury Recovery

Is Ibuprofen Your Best Bet for Injury and Inflammation Recovery? By Alan Safdi, M.D., FACG Dr. Alan Safdi is past chairman of the Section of Gastroenterology at Deaconess Hospital and served as co-founder and president of the Ohio Gastroenterology and Liver Institute. Dr. Safdi is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, and is a […]

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Easy Ways to Stay Healthy

The single most common resolution people give themselves is to get (or stay) healthy (read: Exercise more! Eat better! Lose weight!). Here, we look at a few good food and exercise habits to help you move forward as your best self – habits you should follow for life. 1. Choose a Mediterranean diet. It’s been […]

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