by Dr. Roger Garcia The term wellness has become extremely popular in recent years.  We hear this word in conversations, at work or read it in newspapers, magazines and on the web.  It is connected to certain foods and vitamins, to laundry detergents and cosmetics.  The problem is that wellness means different

    I am so excited to let you know that I will be appearing live on XM Radio Channel 168 as a guest on: “David Essel Alive!” Talk Radio Show Saturday, August 18 at 6:30pm EST/ 3:30pm PST You can listen one of two ways: 1) If you DO HAVE XM

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Listen tonight at 630pm EST as I chat with wellness expert and radio host, Alex Lubarsky. Tune into 1240AM WGBB on your radio dial or visit the AM 1240′s website and click “Listen Live” at the top of the page.

Tune in tonight for another LIVE broadcast: Monday, May 7 from 7pm to 730pm EST. (Click here for local broadcast listings.) If you missed the live chat on April 30, you can hear my conversation with Ellen Kahmi, The Natural Nurse on her radio show. Click to hear the full broadcast! Catch me this Friday,

Over the last several months activists have been busy drudging up the cold, hard facts society must face – all the advancements made in technology and modern conveniences has contributed to an increase in dangerous environmental toxins. As a doctor, I have become increasingly aware of these additional threats to the health

A study published in the April 2011 issue of Science Translational Medicine concluded that poor sleep patterns lead to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.  Shift workers and pilots are among the most likely to suffer from these conditions, due to constant disturbances to the sleep/wake cycle. The

Ever wondered if sex had more benefits than procreation and just plain fun? Well, there are many reasons sex is good and good for you. Discover how a little time between the sheets can help you torch calories, sleep better and reduce stress on

Shocked and appalled. The flames continue to be fueled as outrage grows among the public and the medical community – Paula Deen endorsing diabetic medication – really!? (This story has resurfaced thanks to recent allegations of sexual harassment against her and her brother.) Sharing in my outrage, The Doctors  expressed their incredulous

Tip #9: Have more sex!  Check out why having more sex promotes health and all the ways you can make it your favorite anti-aging technique. Check MORE Magazine’s “Tips for Aging Gracefully“ slideshow.  

Eighty-one percent of American women swipe on lipstick before heading out the door, unknowingly subjecting their bodies to lead exposure. Recent findings by the FDA, to be published in the 2012 May/June issue of “The Journal of Cosmetic Science,” reveal that more than 400 lipsticks contain an average of 1.11 ppm (parts

Your sex life can take a nose dive upon the arrival of a new baby.  This can put a strain on many aspects of your life, including your relationship and personal well-being. That is why it is important to ensure that as new parents, you and your partner discover ways to harness

Last year, the United States Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare and Quality Research (AHRQ) launched a campaign that brought to light the health hazards men face when they skip their routine doctor visits. Today, Everyday Health continues to spread the word because this is a matter of life

The TLC hit show, “19 Kids and Counting,” relayed sad news to the media last Thursday – Michelle Duggar suffered a miscarriage of her 20th child in the second trimester. I feel a great amount of empathy for the Duggars. However, my advice for Michelle Duggar is to stop having children –

I’m always impressed by the amount of research done and level of understanding possessed by my patients. To be sure, most arrive to the office having done a considerable amount of reading and inquiry about his/her respective malady. It is not odd for clients to travel hours to an appointment, taking time

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