‘Sitting Disease’ – Prolonged Sitting Shortens Your Life Span

Dr. Robert J. Woodbine November 2019 Health & Wellness Several studies and reports in the past ten years strongly suggest that prolonged sitting can negatively impact the quality and length of one’s life. Our modern sedentary lifestyles increase the risk of heart disease, obesity, cancer, and diabetes. Medical experts even have a name for this … Continue reading ‘Sitting Disease’ – Prolonged Sitting Shortens Your Life Span

Immune Strengthening Recipe

by Dr. Robert Woodbine Are you interested in understanding the factors that influence your immune system? A recently (July 2018) updated article written by Harvard Health Publishing entitled, “How to Boost Your Immune System” describes lifestyle habits, sleep, food, stress management, and other strategies that can optimize your ability to enhance and sustain health and well-being. While … Continue reading Immune Strengthening Recipe

The Basic Determinants of Health and Well-Being

© Dr. Robert J. Woodbine, N.D., M.Ac.O.M. Published: 9/25/2019 The era we live in is replete with easily accessible information; especially through the internet. It is a mixed blessing that on one hand democratizes our ability to be well-informed and not dependent and on the other hand can ‘burden’ us with the active responsibility of … Continue reading The Basic Determinants of Health and Well-Being

HEALTHY TRANSITIONS: AUTUMN’S CHALLENGES TO OUR RESPIRATORY HEALTH

a new column: for your wellnessby Dr. Robert Woodbine Dr. Robert Woodbine, "Doc Woodbine" has studied, practiced, and taught Chinese Qigong and Taijiquan since 1985. He has taught at St. Mary's since His passion is teaching others communal self-reliance and optimal well-being through Qigong and Taijiquan. For the past eleven years, he has hosted the … Continue reading HEALTHY TRANSITIONS: AUTUMN’S CHALLENGES TO OUR RESPIRATORY HEALTH