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The end of summer is a good time for thinking about your skin. September is a good time to stop using sunscreen, if you use it at all, and if you live north of Mexico. Thirty minutes of midsummer, mid-day sun is weakly equaled by several hours in... [read more]
You surely don’t need to be a research scientist to see the flaws in the utterly ridiculous study whose findings that recently made the news.  Researchers in Canada surveyed over 1200 middle aged men and women in a vascular prevention clinic where... [read more]
It was the last leg of the race.  The finish line, with all the rest and reprieve it had to offer, was minutes away.  My body felt tired, my muscles exhausted from the last 49 miles and hours of sweat and adrenaline. I rounded the corner where the... [read more]
Many people think that yoga is synonymous to stretching. The truth is that yoga goes far beyond increasing flexibility. In fact, it could be the secret weapon you need to improve your performance!"Yoga" is a Sanskrit word meaning "to yoke or to... [read more]
Did you know 68% of Americans are either classified as obese or overweight?As unreal as this may seem, it is true! After watching Weight of the Nation on HBO, it seems much more real than I could ever imagine! More than half of the population is... [read more]
Research is currently being published in a peer-reviewed journal demonstrating a measurable physiological effect in response to blinded administration of homeopathic remedies. As if homeopathic remedies are not sufficiently subtle when taken orally... [read more]
Kristin and I used to run together at least once a week. It started when we both fought fire, and we ran or worked out together every day. That summer we ran in the rain, water sloshing into our mesh running shoes. On hot summer days, we ducked... [read more]
One issue I can never understand about my friends is their sleeping habits.I must get 8 hours of sleep, or the following day is going to be incredibly rough. More than likely I will be feeling grouchy, rushed, and have absolutely no energy. I start... [read more]
It is easy to think that if you train harder, longer and more frequently you will get stronger, faster, etc. The truth is, that training hard day after day puts your body in a constant state of stress and breakdown. Over training is actually worse... [read more]
What I publish on DrDeborahMD embodies what I think of as Sensible Medicine. We offer you a partnership in health, similar to what I offer patients at my medical practice. Similar to most doctors, I perform a wide variety of jobs around the office... [read more]

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