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Alzheimer’s…the word alone is enough to scare most people over 50.  Whether it be because we know someone or some family that has been effected by this condition or whether we fear it for ourselves, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has become […]

Why is it so hard to believe that a specific food could be the cause of so many of your health problems?  This is the question I pose to patients day in and day out.  As a patient of an […]

“These days, our culture encourages patients to find a doctor who understands their needs best, and to seek out treatment that best suits them, health experts say.  “What we noticed in the last 10 or 15 years, is the patients […]

The motives of pharmaceutical companies have always been a polarizing debate amongst patients and physicians alike.  These massive institutions have the capacity to wield a tremendous amount of good with their mega-monster capabilities in research and development.  Of course with […]

The suffering caused by the terribly violent events in Tucson, Arizona bring into focus the desperate need of our society to focus on a solution to this type of behavior.  When we forget that we are all simply the same […]

On Jan 9, 2011, Erin commented on Unhealthy Doctors Don’t Make the Grade “Should patients expect their doctors to be living examples of their life’s work? ” I lose respect for people who are obviously lazy about their health, but […]

I am excited about launching a new website that our organization has been dreaming of for years now. In the process of developing the materials, I did a video blog on a topic that seems to get people passionate about […]

  It may come as no surprise that I consider myself a work in progress.  I am the kind of friend that wants to hear criticism and thoroughly enjoys being critiqued by those who know me well.  So naturally, during […]

My husband’s cousin is visiting from India and the topic of what I do always seems to get some good conversations and questions rolling.  Believe me, I know it’s not because of me.  It’s because the concept of being healthy […]

I was reading an article in the New York Times November 28, 2010 edition tonight and found a catchy title that obviously had me at ‘Junking.’  The title, “Junking Junk Food” did not prepare me, however, for the subject matter-  […]

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