• Pilates: More for the Core?>

    Pilates: More for the Core

    by Berkeley Wellness

    This movement-based exercise technique was originally developed for dancers nearly a century ago. Pilates not only increases core strength and stability but also range of motion, flexibility, and muscle balance.

  • Mercury in Dental Amalgam?>
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    Mercury in Dental Amalgam

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    Dental amalgam is a mixture of copper, silver, tin and zinc with mercury added for strength and durability. This last component never ceases to raise concerns about consumer health.

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    Fish Oil for Arthritis?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    For 20 years research has been accumulating about omega-3 (fish oil) supplements as a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, with mostly promising results. Late last year perhaps the best study yet on the subject was published.