Patrick Hanaway, MD, Webinar: Seeing The Whole Person

                Dear Friends, This is a wonderful opportunity to hear Patrick (my beloved husband) teaching on Functional Medicine – Seeing The Whole Person. I hope this gives you a better context for the kind of medicine our physicians offer at Family to Family and a better sense of the […]

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Food Sensitivities & Elimination Diet Workshop with Susan Bradt, MD

 

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Natural Ways To Prevent and Treat Influenza

by Mark Hoch, M.D. Let’s look at natural ways to prevent and treat influenza and viral respiratory infections. Prevention: To keep your immune system strong eat a healthy diet, get regular exercise, proper rest with some relaxation time every day and adequate sleep (most people need about 8 hours). Organic, local, fresh food is optimal […]

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Blossoming in Functional Medicine

By Lisa Lichtig, M.D.   –   Functional Medicine is uniquely suited to address many of the primary drivers of chronic illness including  the complex daily interactions among an individual’s genetics, environment, and lifestyle choices. This approach is systems-based, integrative, and patient-centered. Functional medicine makes listening to the patient a priority.  This approach helps clinicians understand where […]

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Seasonal Allergies got you down? Try these tips for natural relief…

by Susan Bradt, M.D. – Spring and summer are a beautiful time here in the mountains to enjoy hikes, picnics in the park and soak up the sunshine. If you suffer from allergies though, the season can also come with sniffling, congestion, puffy eyes, sinus pain and sometimes a general state of fatigue and misery. […]

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Catching Babies: An Update from Dr. Lisa

By Lisa Lichtig, M.D. I want to let you know about a big transition in my work-life. It is with profound gratitude, excitement and also sadness that after 28 years of helping bring life into the world, I am ready to move on from “catching babies”.                   […]

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What To Do For The Stomach Flu

By Susan Bradt, M.D. Acute gastroenteritis (AKA the stomach flu or stomach bug) is a very common infection in childhood. It is most typically caused by a contagious virus and can result in diarrhea alone or vomiting plus diarrhea. The symptoms can last anywhere from 24 hrs to longer than 2 weeks and the symptoms […]

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Vitamin D: The Sunshine Hormone by Dr. Mark Hoch

Here is some practical information about “vitamin D” because you may be hearing some of the buzz about it in the media. Actually, it has been known for some time that vitamin D is very important to many aspects of our health, not just our bones.  Technically, vitamin D is not really a vitamin because […]

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Natural Methods for Restful Sleep

by Mark Hoch, M.D. Sleep is an important part of healthy life.   During sleep our bodies use the healthy nutrition we have taken in throughout the day to rebuild themselves; injured tissues are repaired, bones, tendons and connective tissues are remodeled and strengthened, and our organs get a chance to rest or do their […]

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Poison Ivy: Dispelling the Myth and Calming the Itch by Dr. Susan Bradt

It’s spring!  We are all enjoying the beautiful weather, hiking, gardening and spending time outdoors.  It is also the time of year when poison ivy and poison oak are growing abundant and strong.   The doctors at Family to Family have seen an increase in the past few weeks of patients with poison ivy rashes.  We want to […]

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When & How to Treat A Child’s Fever – Fever With A Purpose

As many of the families in my practice know, I do not recommend treating a child’s mild or moderate fever with medications such as Tylenol and Ibuprofen. While it can sometimes be scary, it is important to remember that the fever can be quite purposeful and very important in allowing your child to recover easier […]

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