Living Well

Plant Your Way to Happiness

It’s time to get your hands dirty.

As the weather gets warmer, I love to go out in the garden. I typically plant some fresh vegetables and herbs like tomatoes, oregano, and basil. I also love to add a few handfuls of wildflowers in places that need a little color and calming. May is the ideal time to start planting.

How to Succeed By Really Trying

Doc’s note: The key to keeping your mind sharp is learning. But procrastination – thanks to a lot of modern distractions – keeps many of us from succeeding.

In today’s essay, Whitney Tilson discusses three of the biggest distractions today, and how to stay on the path of learning and success.

Four Ways to Jump-Start Your Body’s ‘Youthful Energy’

I know better than to believe stories I hear at dinner parties.

I’m only human, and I still get excited when I hear that I can “triple my money by Christmas” or about a new pill that “gives you all the benefit of drinking wine without the calories”… But I’ve heard enough of these stories to know how they end. The promises never pan out.

This Epidemic Is Your Fault… But It Doesn’t Have to Be

There’s an epidemic sweeping the country.

I’ve warned you about it before, but it’s an ongoing problem that is only going to get worse.

‘Shame on You, Dr. Eifrig’

You’ll have to try harder to shame me than this…

Shame on Dr. Eifrig for his invest-in-cannabis-industry recommendations.

Do This Every Night to Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

I’ve been saying it for years…

Inflammation is the root cause of many diseases. It increases your risk of heart disease, certain cancers, diabetes, and it accelerates aging. Now there’s another connection…

You’re Not Ready for an Emergency

Last week, a historic “bomb cyclone” hit much of the U.S.

This storm brought blizzards, flooding, and tornadoes causing power outages, evacuations, and several states to declare a state of emergency.

This Rare and Deadly Cancer Is Becoming More Common

It’s a question plenty of TV lovers are now asking: What is pancreatic cancer?

That’s because earlier this month, host of the popular game show Jeopardy! Alex Trebek, announced that he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

What to Know About Your Robot Surgeon

Bridge toll collectors, cashiers, some fast-food employees, and even an entire hotel staff…

These are just a few jobs that robots and automation have taken over. But some folks would have you believe the next job to disappear will be your surgeon’s.

Two Lifestyle Tips to Lower Your Cholesterol

I’m known for taking on some of the most controversial positions in traditional medicine. I’ve argued against low-salt diets, the overuse of supplements, and warned about the dangers of some generic drugs.

But one of the most important topics is… cholesterol.