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September 27, 2010

Generics As Good As Costly Blood Pressure Meds, Study Finds

A new study is reporting what I’ve been telling my patients for years: generic blood pressure medications are as good as the far more costly brand […]
September 27, 2010

A Good Doctor’s Visit Starts With a Little Homework

In my newest health book, 10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People: Becoming and staying highly healthy, I discuss the essential of being your own healthcare quarterback. […]
September 24, 2010

Reminder: Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet This Weekend

Americans are being encouraged to gather expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs from their medicine cabinets this Saturday and take them to one of the more […]
September 24, 2010

Got a Tattoo? Then Be Sure to Get a Hepatitis C Test!

The global fad for tattoos, particularly among young people, is growing — and along with it the risk of acquiring hepatitis C, according to a multinational […]
September 24, 2010

ED Supplement Causes “Worrisome” Heartbeat Changes

Enzyte, a popular dietary supplement marketed for “male enhancement,” causes electrical abnormalities in the heart that could be potentially fatal in some people, new research suggests. Doctors […]
September 24, 2010

Male Enhancement Supplement Has Undeclared Prescription ED Drug

Makers of a supplement marketed as a male sexual enhancement product issued a voluntary recall of the product after an FDA analysis found undeclared traces of […]
September 22, 2010

A Toolkit For Banishing Bullies

For years I’ve been a medical consultant for HealthTeacher.com. Recently they published a very helpful article on “Banishing Bullies.” I hope that readers who are parents, […]
September 22, 2010

Rules for Preventing Bullying

For years I’ve been a medical consultant for HealthTeacher.com. Recently they published a very helpful article on “Banishing Bullies.” I thought that this section of the […]
March 30, 2010

Vitamin D Supplementation Helps Prevent Falls in Older Adults

Each year, one third of adults 65 years and older have at least one fall. And, 9% of those falls require an emergency department visit and […]
April 2, 2010

10 Best Foods for Your Heart

As we head into the Easter weekend, I wanted to offer you some blogs on healthier nutrition choices. Here are ten choices that you can make […]
April 2, 2010

10 Easy Food Swaps Cut Cholesterol, Not Taste

Holiday weekends are not necessarily the easiest time to cut unhealthy and saturated fats. But, according to this practical article from Health.com, it couldn’t be easier […]
April 2, 2010

8 Easter Treats Under 80 Calories

Want to enjoy an Easter treat or two, while keeping rein on those calories? It’s hard to resist that innocent-looking chocolate bunny or all those pastel-colored sugary […]
April 2, 2010

How to Make Chocolate a Healthy Indulgence

The benefits of being a chocolate lover From Health magazine This ultimate feel-good food keeps your heart healthy, mood up, and body in great shape. Find […]
April 2, 2010

Largest Study to Date Links Chocolate to Lower Blood Pressure and Cardiovascular Risk

Just in the nick of time — before the Easter chocolate consumption begins, comes a study letting us know that a small amount of that dark […]
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