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June 9, 2008

Brazilian Mom Wisely Rejects Doctors’ Advice to Abort

Citizen Link is reporting that a year and a half ago in Brazil, Cacilda Galante Ferreira gave birth to a girl, ignoring doctors’ advice to abort […]
June 9, 2008

Bad Bacteria Lurk in Rest Stop Bathrooms

WebMD Health News is reporting this study, which was presented this week at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. Researchers collected swab samples […]
June 9, 2008

Two Wonderful Stories on the Miracle of Prenatal Surgery

The Girl Who Was “Born” Twice CBS News reports the case of prenatal surgery done on a baby in the womb with a tumor growing on […]
June 9, 2008

Dueling Studies on Diabetes and “Tight Control” of Blood Sugar

Reuters is reporting the American Diabetes Association featuring dueling studies on the question of whether intensive blood sugar lowering in diabetics provides health benefits. (see also […]
June 9, 2008

Gum Disease May Make Diabetes Worse

WebMD Health News is reporting a summary of available research showing that taking care of your gums may be one of the best things you can […]
June 9, 2008

Low Vitamin D Levels Associated with Artery Disease

Reuters Health is reporting a study showing that people with low vitamin D levels may face an increased risk for peripheral artery disease (PAD). In participants […]
June 9, 2008

Should Recommendation for Heart CT Screening be Heeded?

Reuters News is reporting that a group of prominent cardiologists, dubbed the SHAPE Task Force, is recommending we doctors not only look at standard risk factors […]
June 6, 2008

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December 19, 2011

Keep Diabetes in Check During the Holidays

For those of you who are diabetics, holiday parties, desserts and buffets can throw your meal plan way off-track. Here are some tips from HealthDay News:
December 18, 2011

How to prevent holiday depression and stress

This last week, I saw three patients in the office all suffering from holiday depression. One was a grandmother who had suffered the tragic loss of […]
December 18, 2011

How to prevent injuries from holiday decorating

HealthDay News reminds us that decking the halls (and elsewhere) for the holidays may be getting more dangerous, according to a new government report. How can […]
December 18, 2011

Christmas Season Sale – My Autographed Books

What better gift could you give a reader than an autographed book? Well, the folks at my on-line book store have just slashed the prices of […]
December 15, 2011

Too much TV, too little exercise associated with depression

Want to prevent or reduce depression? There are two things you should consider: (1) dramatically reduce your TV time, and (2) increase your physical activity.
December 15, 2011

Sugar-free gum has NO effect on losing weight

Drats, I was hoping that studies would show that sugar-free gum helped in weight loss. But, the Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports that according […]
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