COVID-19: Vaccines, Why Two Doses?

by Dr Makini McGuire-Brown This is a really quick article just to explain why two doses of the first two COVID-19 vaccines are important and why we should not just take one and not go back for the follow up dose. If you get few side effects or no side effects, go get your secondContinue reading “COVID-19: Vaccines, Why Two Doses?”

Exercise: “The Cure” Part 5- How Much? What Type?

by Dr Makini McGuire-Brown The Exercise- “The Cure” series continues today! How much exercise should you do? What type of exercise should you do? Part 5 is also available on video here! Before we get into specifics there are a few important foundational points I want to get clear! Active is better than sedentary! JustContinue reading “Exercise: “The Cure” Part 5- How Much? What Type?”

COVID-19: Vaccines 101

by Dr Makini McGuire-Brown So we actually started this conversation a while ago in our previous vaccine article! I may repeat some things, but it’s worthwhile reading the first ““““““““one for a general understanding. This article is geared toward the specific COVID-19 vaccines on the horizon, specifically: How were they made so quickly How doContinue reading “COVID-19: Vaccines 101”

Exercise: “The Cure” Part 4- Exercise and High Cholesterol

by Dr Makini McGuire-Brown The Exercise- “The Cure” series continues today with a focus on the benefits of exercise for high cholesterol! If this is the first article you are reading in this series, thus far we’ve covered the overall benefits of exercise, then we focused on high blood pressure and diabetes. Catch up withContinue reading “Exercise: “The Cure” Part 4- Exercise and High Cholesterol”

Exercise: “The Cure” Part 3- Exercise and Diabetes

by Dr Makini McGuire-Brown Have you been keeping up with our Exercise: “The Cure” series?! If this is the first article of this series that you’re reading, this series is all about the numerous benefits of exercise particularly for preventing and treating lifestyle diseases. We reviewed the overall benefits in the first article and weContinue reading “Exercise: “The Cure” Part 3- Exercise and Diabetes”

Exercise: “The Cure” Part 2- Exercise and Hypertension

by Dr Makini McGuire-Brown This is part 2 of our Exercise: “The Cure” series in which we try to emphasise how important it is to exercise and how the positive effects of exercise are widespread particularly with respect to the benefits it offers in controlling and “curing” lifestyle diseases. In part 1 we did aContinue reading “Exercise: “The Cure” Part 2- Exercise and Hypertension”

Breast We Can!

by Dr Makini McGuire-Brown As we celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month I felt that it was important to do just that, celebrate! Celebrate the scientific progress, celebrate the survivors, celebrate the fighters and celebrate the lives of those who fought for as long as they could. This year I want to show how far we’veContinue reading “Breast We Can!”

Exercise: “The Cure” Lifestyle Disease Series Part 1

by Dr Makini McGuire-Brown It’s funny how people are always looking for a miracle remedy to “cure” something or everything. Funny because most illnesses unfortunately aren’t cured but controlled and also because there is one super control factor that is conveniently overlooked most times because of laziness! This article therefore is meant to be aContinue reading “Exercise: “The Cure” Lifestyle Disease Series Part 1”