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A Hearty Valentine’s Wish

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it is spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.” Carl Sandburg Another Valentine’s Day, our holiday that symbolizes love, is here again.

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Echinacea. . . “Gesundheit!”

“As a cure for the cold, take your toddy to bed, put one bowler hat at the foot, and drink until you see two.” Sir Robert Lockhart (1886–1970) British author and diplomat Though a hot toddy has frequently been suggested as a home remedy for colds, alcohol

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Consider the Alternatives

“The road to health is through moderation, harmony, a sound mind, in a sound body.” Hippocrates 160–177 B.C. If you have used at least one alternative therapy since 1997, you have plenty of company. Studies indicate that in 1997 alone, at least half of Americans included alternative

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My Philosophy

(Latin: doceō, I teach) I learned in medical school that the word, doctor, comes from the Latin word for teacher. I hold that thought closely... read more

Hinesights on Health

These are articles I wrote while in private practice in the early 2000’s. These many years later, I still have folks who ask for links, so I’ve kept them active... read more