As we enter this summer season, terrorism, rumor of war, wicked weather, and the human tragedy of a migration of women and children on our southern border come blaring their bad news at us. The pain is not distant as the anxiety tax has moved into our pocketbooks through spikes in food and fuel prices.
Join us for the next event in our weekly Hope and Health series. Find out how to Eat More and Weigh Less! Wednesday, June 25, 6:30-8:00 at the Sligo Church, 7700 Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912 (Use the Greenwood Avenue entrance please) Cecelia Hall-Carrington, MD, a Baltimore pediatrician, will talk about how to Eat More… Read More
Did you know that your environment and what you eat can affect your genetic expression, and even that of your descendents? This also means that what your grandparents ate and experienced may affect you today. The reason is found in the epigenome*, in other words “above the gene.” “It is like the software to DNA’s… Read More
Join us for the next event in our weekly Hope and Health series. Find out how rest can help your cells re-build and sleep can help you heal. Wednesday, June 18, 6:30-8:00 at the Sligo Church, 7700 Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912 Resetting Your Life by Stephen Sharp, MD, neurologist for the Wounded Warriors at… Read More
Find out how overeating affects our normal digestion which in turn contributes to one of the fastest growing causes of cancer.
Some questions that were answered at our last Hope and Health event: Q: Please review the calculation for your Maximum Heart Rate (MHR). A: To determine the heart rate you should not exceed (your Maximum Heart Rate MHR), subtract you age from 220. If you are 50 years-old your MHR is 220-50 or 170. During… Read More
It was a day in November 1952, having arrived back in South Lancaster, Massachusetts from California to be inducted into the US Army. I borrowed my father’s car to drive down Main Street to see what had happened in that town since I had left it two years earlier. In 1950, four of us teenagers… Read More
Lifestyle Turn-Around If we really want to reduce our medicines, reduce the time in the doctor’s office, or just plain reduce, maybe we need a little life-style quiz: What’s your favorite answer to these important life-style questions? How much time do I exercise outdoors? How much time do I spend in the sunshine? Do I… Read More