Is there any difference between generic and name brand medicine?


There are many questions surrounding generic drugs today. Are they really the same? Do they perform as well as the name brand? If so, why are they cheaper? Here are a few common questions about generic drugs to help you decide whether they are right for you and your family members. What are generics? When […]

Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk


Are you stuck behind a computer most of the day? Research shows that sitting for long periods of time increases your risk for developing heart disease, diabetes, obesity and high blood pressure. What’s even scarier is that even if you exercise regularly, a desk job minimizes the health benefits of your workouts. Break Up Sitting […]

Sometimes Things Don’t Go Exactly As Planned


This isn’t going as well as I had hoped. I still weigh the same. I just can’t do it. I don’t have enough willpower. It’s too hard to be healthy during this time of year. Maybe later this spring I can try again. If any of these phrases sound familiar to you, know that you’re […]

Oh my gosh, it’s Valentine’s Day, and I think I’m broken in the bedroom


Jack is a 48-year-old man who came to me to discuss problems in the bedroom. He loves his wife and thinks she’s very attractive, but lately he just tends to avoid situations that may result in intimacy. After going through the usual list of questions, I asked him about his erections. He admitted to me […]

Five Tips to a Healthy Mardi Gras (Without Ruining the Fun)


Carnival season, and especially Mardi Gras itself, can be about indulgence — eating, drinking and partying to excess before the restrictive nature of Lent begins. There’s not much about the Carnival season that naturally coincides with healthy living, but that doesn’t mean some slight adjustments can’t be for the better. Use these five tips to […]