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Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: The Latest on Fish Oils and Triglycerides

Did Granny pinch your nose and force you to swallow cod liver oil every morning? Chances are she thought it would protect you from rickets, a disease that makes children bow-legged. She was right – cod liver oil is rich in Vitamin D, which helps you absorb calcium and phosphorus from food, thereby keeping bones strong. I doubt, however, that Granny told you that cod liver oil also contains eicosapentaenic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) – two omega-3 fatty…


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Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: The Latest on Acupuncture for your Heart

Do you sometimes find yourself in a tug-of-war with your doctor over his prescription medications and your researched alternative remedies? Does he not understand why you want to do things naturally? When I look at medication lists these days, it’s…


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Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: The Latest on Heart Failure and Switching Your Drugs Around

Some time ago, my first patient of the week – let’s call him Mr. Jones – walked in for his twice-a-year appointment. He was fifty-three. He drove an electric BMW i3. He carried an Apple iPhone. There was some wrist…


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Ways to Detox After Cup Match

So you overdid it at Cup Match - we've all been there. Don't fret though, our tried and true methods of detoxing will help you feel better in no time.   1. Drink 2 Liters of Water Though there are…


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Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: Stopping Clots Before They Stop You!

Every morning when I pull into the parking lot at 27 Point Finger Road, I go through a little ritual. I turn off the radio, roll up the windows, and switch off the ignition. Then I check my look in…

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Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: The Latest on a Powerful Treatment to Reduce Heart Attacks and Strokes

Does heart disease run in your family? What if I told you there was a treatment that reduced your chances of having a heart attack by 36%? What if the same treatment alleviated depression and reduced your chances of dementia?…