Author - Dr. Charles H. Booras, MD

Special interest in Wellness and Preventive Medicine, Primary and Secondary prevention of Cardiovascular disease (Heart attack and Stroke), Cholesterol problems, Type 2 Diabetes, Depression, and Patient Education.


How Far Can You Trust Generics

Half of all drug prescriptions filled these days are generics, and most large insurers, as well as Medicare and Medicaid, favor them because they're cheaper...


Home Remedies

Some home remedies are so bizarre that scientific research will probably never be done. Here are a few remedies that are supported by some scientific evidence...



Many researchers today are convinced that the aging process and disease occurs when certain substances, known as “free radicals”, are generated by...


Vitamins And Health

A vitamin is defined as “any of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism and health, found in natural foodstuffs...

Mental Fitness

General Guidelines for Coping

Up to 80% of ALL health problems can be caused or aggravated by stress! Think about that for a second. Stress accounts for 8 out of every 10 health problems...


Poison Ivy Dermatitis

“Leaves Of Three, Let It Be” Summer is here and it's time to spend some quality time outside. Whether you are hiking or working in your garden, you...

Mental Fitness


Phobias occur in several forms. A specific phobia is a fear of a particular object or situation. Social phobia is a fear of being painfully embarrassed in a...

Mental Fitness

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is much more than the normal anxiety people experience day to day. It's chronic and exaggerated worry and tension, even...

Mental Fitness

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is characterized by anxious thoughts or rituals you feel you can't control. If you have OCD, as it's called, you may be plagued...