How a Health Counselor in Los Angeles Can Change Your Life

Are you tired of not feeling your best each day?  Have you made efforts in the past to lose weight and lead a healthier lifestyle, but somehow none of your efforts have ever taken hold? Perhaps, like the former me, you lost weight then regained it plus 5 pounds.  Yo-yo dieting and struggling with weight,…

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THE PNPROGRAM: VACATION EDITION

I left L.A. on May 17th, joining friends in Rome, then to London to visit my daughter, Jennifer. After enjoying London and a cycling trip to the Cotswolds, my husband returned to the States (somebody has to work!) while my daughter and I went on our adventure. We traveled to Paris, then to Lyon (where…

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FDA ADVISORY PANEL BACKS APPROVAL OF NEW DRUG TO FIGHT HEART ATTACKS

Nothing sadder than the promotion of yet another drug to decrease cholesterol. This new “statin” drug is an injectable one. How many lives will it save compared to the amount of money it will generate for the manufacturer? The job of a physician is to prevent, reverse, and heal the patient of disease; not mask…

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TIS THE SEASON TO VACATION

Summer and warm weather usually includes vacation plans. A chance to see new sites, explore other cultures, relax, and of course eat! For many, vacation signals an opportunity to ‘indulge’ in food and drink. “I don’t care, I’m going on vacation and I going to splurge;” “I’m going to treat myself. I work hard, I…

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SHAME ON TOM FRIEDEN!!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching its 2015 “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign with a series of powerful new ads featuring former smokers who suffer from smoking-related illnesses, including vision loss and colorectal cancer. Beginning March 30, these ads will run for 20 weeks on television, radio, billboards, online, and in theaters,…

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THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK FOUNDATION

Last week my husband and I attended a very intimate party with a performance by Michael Feinstein. The talented singer, song writer and pianist is also the founder of the Great American Songbook Foundation located in Carmel, Indiana. The foundation celebrates American composers and the fabulous music they created. At the event, Michael introduced two…

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THE TRUTH BEHIND DIET SODA

The March 30, 2015 issue of Time Magazine features a story, “The Skinny on Diet Soda” written by Mandy Oaklander. The essence of the article is that diet soda makes you fat. That is something I knew ten years ago. Diet soda makes you gain weight and it is bad for your overall health. I…

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