Sara Kates-Chinoy

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One In Five Children Deficient in Healthy Fats, Leading to High Cholesterol, Effectively Addressed by Northwest Primary Care Clinic Grain Integrative Health

2017-09-24T13:41:30+00:00

Written by: In response to recent articles written about a clinical research study performed by pediatric cardiologists in Texas, studying over 12,700 children, it was found that one in five children between the ages of 6-12 has elevated cholesterol levels and therefore the early stages of cardiovascular [...]

Northwest Primary Care Clinic Launches a 2016 Back to Basics Health Renewal Program

2017-09-24T13:42:04+00:00

Written by: New Year’s resolutions can bring self-deprecation and self-denial, often seeming to be barely manageable without support. Dr. Oltman at Grain Integrative Health notes “Resolutions commonly revolve around losing weight, eating healthier, exercising more, improving relationships, and overall increasing vitality. This makes sense, because everyone [...]

Year of the Sheep – Gently Embracing Service

2017-09-24T13:43:38+00:00

Written by: By Christopher Miller, LAc Last year, did you gallop away with the Yang Wood Horse and ride into the potential of accomplishing big goals and expansive ideas? Or did you get trampled by the adolescent hooves of impatience, fall off the saddle and get dragged along [...]

New Research on the Importance of Choline in Pregnancy

2017-09-24T13:45:08+00:00

Written by: Choline is a vitamin critical for cell membrane and neurological health.  Recent studies have shown that mothers who consumed choline during pregnancy conferred multiple beneficial effects to their babies.   Women eating a vegan diet may also be at higher risk of deficiency as egg yolks are one of [...]

The Difference Between the V’s

2017-09-24T14:00:14+00:00

Written by: There is a lot of overlap (and confusion!) between three similar female conditions: Vaginismus, Vulvar Vestibulitis Syndrome, and Vulvodynia. This understandable confusion comes from more than just the similarity between their names; these conditions are often found together, and sometimes the terms are used [...]

The Difference Between the V’s

2017-09-25T08:55:25+00:00

Written by: There is a lot of overlap (and confusion!) between three similar female conditions: Vaginismus, Vulvar Vestibulitis Syndrome, and Vulvodynia. This understandable confusion comes from more than just the similarity between their names; these conditions are often found together, and sometimes the terms are used interchangeably. [...]

Natural Radiation Protection

2011-07-31T16:18:54+00:00

After the recent nuclear accident in Japan, many people began searching for clear guidelines about how to protect ourselves from radiation. The risk of airborne radiation reaching the United States has been declared "low" by the National Cancer Institute; all the same, it never hurts to know the best preventative measures. The most common medical [...]