Stat!: Health Conditions Most Apt to Keep You from Work

Posted on Monday, October 20th, 2008

Top five health conditions causing people to miss work for 10 or more days each year: Heart disease Diabetes Depression High blood pressure Stress/anxiety Notably, these are overwhelmingly preventable conditions, brought on or aggravated by lifestyle choices. Could the bad economy spur more of us to make better health choices? There’s certainly financial incentive. After […]


Daydreaming and Other Things to Do…

Posted on Friday, October 17th, 2008

Lots of great articles out there that we’ve read over the past few weeks. Rather than recapping everything, we’ll just give you the links in this handy to-do list form. (Why a to-do list? Why not?!) Enjoy! TO DO Daydream Cultivate mindfulness Know the truth about Prozac Treat depression without drugs Learn to be happy […]


The Economy and Your Teeth

Posted on Monday, October 13th, 2008

Via the Seattle Post-Intelligencer: New research has found that when the economy is bad and you’re unemployed, you take it in the teeth, putting dental care at the bottom of your to-do list (even if you have dental insurance!). And that can drag down the rest of your body (not to mention your love life). […]


Gearing Up for the Journey to Enhanced Total Health

Posted on Friday, October 3rd, 2008

by Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Each year, more and more people contact our office already armed with the knowledge that if they truly want to gain complete wellness, they must consider the health status of their entire oral cavity – not just teeth, but the underlying bone and surrounding soft tissues. We hear this […]


Quick Links: Stress Effects, Incense & Cancer, Cavity Detection, How Words Wound, & Global Benefits of Going Local

Posted on Friday, August 29th, 2008

Chronic Stress Alters Our Genetic Immune Response (Science Daily) In a very promising preliminary study, Miller and colleagues found that the pattern of gene expression differed between caregivers of family members with cancer relative to a matched group of individuals who did not have this type of life stress…. Gregory Miller, Ph.D., corresponding author, explains…that, […]


Quick Links: BPA, Energy Drinks, Mercury Fillings, Rethinking “Healthy Weight” & More

Posted on Friday, August 15th, 2008

BPA Ban Under Consideration in California (NewsInferno) The Associated Press is reporting that in response to consumer concerns, California may be the first to implement statewide restrictions on Bisphenol A—BPA—an estrogen mimicking chemical that has been hotly debated in recent months over its presence in plastic baby bottles and infant formula cans. At least 11 […]



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