Dr. Kara's Health Insights

‘Tis the season to be jolly. Or is it? Maybe you’re caught up in the hustle and bustle. The plane tickets and road trips. The Black Friday sales and the Thanksgiving dinners. The music, the discounts, the decorations… Life tends...
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Gut health matters. More and more doctors, scientists, and researchers are agreeing that the condition of your gut can affect your brain, mood, and the rest of your body – for better or for worse (1). Evidence suggests that probiotics...
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Thanksgiving wouldn’t be quite the same without the classic pumpkin pie. Whether you enjoy it warm, room temperature, or even cold, it’s one of those foods that can help bring people together. Some of the ingredients in an original pumpkin...
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“A woman’s place is in the kitchen.” How many times have you heard that before? Society has come a long way. Now, both men and women enjoy the pleasure and responsibility of seeing the kitchen as their domain, especially if...
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You walk into your doctor’s office for a routine checkup. They run some blood tests, and come to find out you’re in the red zone for developing diabetes. You’re considered “prediabetic”, and you had no idea.  That happens to be...
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