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Should Women Avoid Alcohol this Holiday Season?
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Should Women Avoid Alcohol this Holiday Season?

By Dr. Julie T. Chen, M.D. In the last week, I have had multiple female patients ask me about the recent study suggesting an association between alcohol and breast cancer. With the holiday season already in full swing and the alcohol flowing at numerous holiday parties, it would make sense […]

What is Metabolomics and How Might it Impact Our Health Care?
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What is Metabolomics and How Might it Impact Our Health Care?

By Dr. Julie T. Chen, M.D. Throughout my clinical practice years, I have always said to my patients that I don’t believe in cookie-cutter medicine. Every person and body is different and hence treatment regimens should be individually tailored to every patient. A recent study has made it easier for […]

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What Should I Do to Avoid Kidney Stones?

By Dr. Julie T. Chen For those of you who have had kidney stones, you know that having them can be one of the most painful experiences. Furthermore, more often than not, my patients come into my clinic with erroneous ideas about how to avoid them. So, I’m going to […]

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Can I Eat Chocolate Whenever I Want?

Integrative Medicine Perspective by Dr. Julie T. Chen, M.D. A recent study came out showing that chocolate is beneficial to our health. But the study didn’t quantify the amount or the types of chocolate we should be eating. I would like to clarify some of my thoughts on eating chocolate […]

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Encouraging Active Mommies-To-Be

By Dr. Julie I was recently doing a TV interview where they were asking me about healthy lifestyle practices for pregnant women. As I answered this question, I realized that this topic is indeed something that is not frequently discussed enough amongst women. Let’s face it…most of us either, have […]

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Should You Tell Your Doctor About The Herbs You’re Taking?”

By Dr. Julie T. Chen, M.D. As health care practitioners, most acupuncturists and physicians truly work with the same healing goals in mind. As such, healers, whether conventional or complementary, search for ways to help patients feel better and to recover from whatever ailments that plague them. So, why does […]

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