Author: Eric Fiorillo

December 15, 2012 Eric Fiorillo No comments exist

Soothe Your Stomach with this Vegetable Good news for people who get indigestion. And just in time for the holidays…Research has found that one of the oldest cultivated plants can help relieve symptoms of indigestion and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). German researchers tested this plant extract.1 They gave 129 subjects this extract twice a day….

December 15, 2012 Eric Fiorillo No comments exist

On Nutrition: Getting Your Zzzzs Barbara QuinnThe Monterey County Herald, Calif. 12-14-12 It’s a condition of our modern lifestyle, researchers say. We spend long hours in front of computers and televisions. We work early in the morning and late at night. We get jet lag. And we can’t figure out why we can’t lose weight….

December 14, 2012 Eric Fiorillo No comments exist

Treating frailty for what it is – a medical condition Marlene 12-13-12 As a medical resident 30 years ago, Ava Kaufman remembers puzzling over some of the elderly patients who came to the primary-care practice at George Washington University Hospital. They weren’t really ill, at least not with any identifiable diseases. But they weren’t…