Woman’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 […]
July 10, 2009

Caloric restriction may prevent disease, increase life span, researchers say

At least in rhesus monkeys. As long-time readers of this blog know, I usually don’t comment on animal studies. But, the likelihood of these data applying […]
July 15, 2009

Twelve Home Remedies for Migraine Headaches

I found this excellent article on home remedies for migraine headaches — which impact more women than men. Several of these I use in my practice. […]
July 20, 2009

Moderate Wine, Little Meat, Many Vegetables May Be Key Mediterranean Diet Items Linked to Longer Life

We know a Mediterranean diet is healthy and lengthens life. But, which items in this diet are most helpful? Well, finally, at study has teased out […]
July 22, 2009

Hormone therapy for menopause symptoms increases ovarian cancer risk. Should you worry?

I’ve received questions from women who are taking hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms who are wondering about a flurry of news reports this last week like […]
July 23, 2009

Since an unborn child cannot live independent of its mother, is it life?

Here the second part of a discussion I’m having with a family physician who is wrestling with extremely important questions about the value of the unborn […]
July 29, 2009

Does abstinence-based sex education work or not?

A friend, who is a family physician, recently wrote to me and said, of abstinence-based sex education, “It doesn’t work.” Is he right, or wrong? More […]