Men’s Health

November 14, 2021

T minus 2 days until “The Best Gift”

Of my 40 books, this is perhaps the most heartfelt. I pray The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons will be a blessing […]
November 14, 2021

“The Ultimate Writer’s Conference” early bird pricing ends November 19

I invite you to join me for The ULTIMATE WRITER’S CONFERENCE, an unprecedented LIVE-STREAM event I’ll be MC’ing on March 12, 2022. At this fast-paced, interactive […]
November 13, 2021

T minus 3 days until “The Best Gift”

The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons is the sequel to my first book (The Best Medicine) about being a family physician […]
November 12, 2021

T minus 4 days until “The Best Gift”

Early readers have told me that this will be their favorite Christmas present to give to family and friends this year: The Best Gift: Tales of a […]
November 12, 2021

What doctors wish their patients knew about cutting down on screen

According to a report from the AMA, while the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for everyone, digital tools have allowed people to work remotely, participate in school from […]
November 11, 2021

Five days until the U.S. release of “The Best Gift”

The excitement is building for the November 16 release of my next book, The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons can be preordered […]
November 11, 2021

Remembering My Favorite Veteran on Veteran’s Day

I love what my friend, Congressman Doug Lamborn, wrote today about Veteran’s Day (and my hero, my dad):
November 11, 2021

Does a low carb diet worsen your cholesterol?

Going on a low-carb diet has long been a popular weight-loss strategy. But some doctors and nutrition experts have advised against doing so over fears that […]
June 10, 2010

Lack of sleep ‘linked to early death’

#mce_temp_url#Better Sleepers Are ‘Successful Agers’ In a number of my health books (including 10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People: Becoming and staying highly healthy, SuperSized Kids: […]
June 16, 2010

Statins can reduce sex drive

I have heard from male readers that when they began taking the cholesterol reducing statin medications (such as Crestor, Lipitor, lovastatin, simvastatin, etc.), they have experienced […]
June 16, 2010

Single Dose of Aspirin Effective in Relieving Migraine Pain

A single 1000-mg dose of aspirin is an effective treatment of acute migraine headaches for more than half of people who take it, and the addition […]
June 23, 2010

Study on link between cell phone use and brain cancer inconclusive

The AP reports that “a major international study into the link between cell phone use and two types of brain cancer has proved inconclusive, according to […]
June 25, 2010

Adults may need up to twice the amount of vitamin D than is typically recommended

Here’s news about a new guideline that will change something I do in practice. The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reported, “Older adults need up […]
June 25, 2010

How much vitamin D is too much?

Now that so many more people are taking vitamin D, some are asking how much vitamin D is too much. And, it’s important to note that […]