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Monday, December 6, 2021

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Mutations of the Omicron Variant

Dr. Gabe Mirkin analyzes the latest news on the Omicron Variant and information on what you can do to protect yourself.

Many common drugs can raise blood pressure

Did you know that many common drugs can raise blood pressure? Dr. Gabe Mirkin has a list, that also includes caffeine and alcohol.

Alcohol does not prevent heart disease

Dr. Gabe Mirkin warns that if you believe that moderate drinking helps to prevent heart attacks, think again.

Are electric blankets safe?

There has been some thought that electromagnetic waves from electric blankets can be harmful to humans. Dr. Gabe Mirkin looks at the research.

Decontaminate your face mask in your oven

Did you know you can decontaminate your face mask in your oven? Dr. Gabe Mirkin offers a healthy tip.

Why calorie counting doesn’t work

Dr. Gabe Mirkin argues that counting calories doesn't work when you try to lose weight. He explains why.

Clark Gable was walking time bomb due to risky health choices

Clark Gable had just about every known lifestyle risk factor for the heart attack that killed him at the very young age of 59. Dr. Gabe Mirkin looks back on the life of the famous actor.

New guidelines on aspirin for heart attack prevention

Dr. Gabe Mirkin writes that using aspirin for occasional pain relief can be safe, but taking aspirin regularly is likely to make you bleed easily.

Death of Colin Powell sends a message to all unvaccinated people

Dr. Gabe Mirkin warns that the Death of Colin Powell sends a message to all unvaccinated people.

Protect yourself by getting a flu vaccine

The best way to protect against flu and its potentially serious complications is with a flu vaccine.

Why Rugiet is the Best Way to Treat E.D.

When you’re seeking treatment for E.D., the options can seem overwhelming. Rugiet Ready is a milestone in the evolution of E.D. treatment.

You are unlikely to get COVID-19 from contaminated surfaces

A study from Canada found that your chances of getting COVID-19 from surfaces at the grocery store are very low.

Overdiagnosis of chronic kidney disease

Dr. Gabe Mirkin cautions that older people may be diagnosed with chronic kidney disease because of their results on a routine blood test.

How to prevent wear-and-tear injuries

If you think that football is the sport with the most injuries, you would be wrong. Dr. Gabe Mirkin will reveal the form of exercise that produces the most injuries.

Ask Yourself – If You Didn’t Have Knee Pain, Would You Even Be Looking for a Doctor?

If you are a candidate for AROmotion's FDA-approved micro-procedure, it can stop the nerve pain, promote healing of the cavities, and save your natural joint.

The latest news on COVID-19 booster shots

Dr. Gabe Mirkin offers the latest news on COVID-19 booster shots.

Vodka has evolved: Meet the world’s first “functional spirit”

When the cocktail hour rolls around, is vodka your drink of choice? If so, you’re in luck. Believe it or not, there’s a smarter way to drink this beloved beverage.

Walk faster and you’ll live longer

Dr. Gabe Mirkin writes that many studies show that the faster you walk, the longer you live.

Johnny Cash broke all the rules

Johnny Cash broke almost every rule for living a healthful life: he smoked heavily, drank alcohol to excess, took excessive amounts of illicit and prescription drugs, was overweight, did not exercise and ate an unhealthful diet. Dr. Gabe Mirkin looks back on the life of the Man in Black.

Impotence often precedes a heart attack

Dr. Gabe Mirkin writes that impotence often precedes a heart attack by three to five years .

COVID-19 now deadliest pandemic in U.S. history

Dr. Gabe Mirkin reports that as of September 20, 2021, more than 673,000 people have died in the United States from COVID-19, making this the deadliest pandemic in U.S. history and surpassing the number of U.S. deaths in the 1918-1919 flu pandemic.

Turmeric and other anti-inflammatory spices

Turmeric is anti-inflammatory, as are many other spices such as cinnamon or ginger. Dr. Gabe Mirkin shares his wife Diana's recipes which include turmeric.

Are plant-based meats more healthful than animal meats?

Are plant-based meats more healthful than animal meats? Dr. Gabe Mirkin takes a look at this food trend.

Extract Wellness offers beginner’s guide to getting started with CBD

Have questions about CBD? What product, how much do I take, how much is it – Where do I begin? Extract Wellness has answers for you.