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The Science of Happy

We all want lots of things. A new car, a great marriage, our kids to be successful, our grass to not die in the 100-degree heat… but what is really at the core of all of these wants? Happiness. A new car will make us happy. Our kids’ success will make us happy. Our grass […]


Omega-3 ranks among the most important essential nutrients out there today. Here’s a short list of omega-3 benefits: 1. Omega-3 benefits your heart health: An Italian study of 11,324 heart attack survivors found that patients supplementing with fish oils markedly reduced their risk of another heart attack, stroke, or death. In a separate study, American medical researchers […]

Why Normal Magnesium Levels are Important

Findings derived from the Nurses’ Health Study suggest a protective effect for magnesium against the risk of ischemic stroke in women. The study, described in the October 2014 issue of the American Heart Association journal Stroke, included 459 Nurses’ Health Study participants who experienced an ischemic stroke and an equal number of control subjects. Subjects whose magnesium lev...

Research Based Tips to Increase and Maintain Brain Function

Last week, Lumosity, a popular “brain training” game found on phones and tablets everywhere, was fined $2,000,000 by the FTC over its claims of helping users excel at work and school and reduce or delay “cognitive impairment associated with age and other serious health conditions.” Lumosity has settled this fine and changed their marketing language […]

Free Health and Wellness Seminar with Dr. Russo

Dr. Russo will host two free seminars on Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, fitness, nutrition, general health and wellness on Tuesday, January 19th at 12:00pm and 5:30pm at the Charles Mack Center in Mooresville, NC. These seminars are both first come – first serve and interested attendees are encouraged to RSVP at 704.727.5360 prior to the […]

Dr. Russo Appears on Health Talk Radio Show with Fred Lowry

During the first week of January, 2016, Dr. Russo of Carolina HealthSpan Institute, Lake Norman appeared on a radio show called Health Talk with Fred Lowry to discuss Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, the common misconceptions and positives to our approach to therapy for hormone imbalance, post-partum and preventive medicine. Dr. Russo will be doing a […]

More Great Results Supporting the Benefits of Testosterone Therapy

  A significant reduction in fat mass Increases in lean body mass Improvements in fasting blood glucose Improvements in insulin sensitivity Reductions in total cholesterol and triglyceride levels   These are just a sample of the clinically significant effects noted from a recent meta-analysis of over 5000 males age 60 or older on Testosterone therapy. […]

“Concussion” Story Plays Out in a New Way in Charlotte

Monday night on Charlotte’s Fox46, reporter Logan Sherrill debuted Part-Two of their two part series on concussions. Part-One spoke specifically to NFL Hall of Fame Offensive Lineman Joe DeLamielleure’s history with repeated head injuries and his reaction to the upcoming “Concussion” movie staring Will Smith. Part-Two focused specifically on a treatment option we offer at [...

Bacon Causes Cancer!?

Bacon causes cancer!?  This is terrible news!  The World Health Organization (WHO) released a report this week concluding that eating processed meat like hot dogs, ham and bacon raises the risk of colon cancer and that consuming other red meats “probably” raises the risk as well.   Bad news for meat lovers?  Not necessarily.  Experts […]