Woman’s Health

September 24, 2021

Less sugar linked to fewer heart disease events

Sugary foods and beverages are strongly associated with obesity and diseases such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease, the leading cause of death in the […]
September 23, 2021

Is the “quadpill” the future of blood pressure control?

One of the main barriers to blood pressure control is the failure of prescribers to add medications when the blood pressure is not controlled.
September 22, 2021

Diabetes Remission

In a recent consensus statement, diabetes experts defined what it means to become disease-free from Type 2 diabetes.
September 21, 2021

Reducing your and your kids’ risk of diabetes

If type 2 diabetes runs in your family, you may find yourself worrying about whether it will show up in you or your kids. And your […]
September 20, 2021

What’s the right amount of sleep?

Sleep duration is tied to early Alzheimer’s disease according to a recent large analysis by Stanford University researchers. The study involved 4,417 with normal cognitive scores at […]
September 17, 2021

Fertility rates, delayed marriage, and infertility

Ob-Gyn, Joe McIlhaney, MD, writing for the Institute of Family Studies comments on the trend for couples to delay marriage until they are older and the unintended consequences […]
September 16, 2021

How can Moms achieve balance between work and home?

Moms who work away from the home often find it difficult to achieve home-work balance. A pediatrician has some prescriptions to help.
September 15, 2021

Is melatonin a safe sleep aid?

Melatonin is increasingly used as a pharmacological sleep aid but questions have been raised about its impact on blood sugar.
October 10, 2009

How to Keep Normal Labor Normal – Part 5 – Professional Birth Attendants

This blog series is designed to help women who are developing a birth plan join together with like-minded birthing professionals so as to have a shorter […]
October 12, 2009

Reason One to Get the Swine Flu Vaccine – It’s Safe and Effective

Up to 1/3 of Americans who are asked say that they believe the Swine flu vaccine is not safe and/or it has not been tested enough. […]
October 12, 2009

Reason Two to Get the Swine Flu Vaccine – It Will Prevent Death

The good news about the Swine flu (2009 H1N1) epidemic is that, so far, it’s been very mild. Most of the patients I’m seeing in the […]
October 12, 2009

The Ten Commandments of Preventive Medicine – Part 8 – Alternative Medicine

In my latest book, 10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People, I teach people how to utilize these ten essentials that are necessary to live a happy and […]
October 17, 2009

How to Keep Normal Labor Normal – Part 6 – Pain Control

This blog series is designed to help women who are developing a birth plan join together with like-minded birthing professionals so as to have a shorter […]
October 17, 2009

The Dark Side of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the brilliant (and omnipresent) pink-ribbon campaign is once again raising huge amounts of money in the “race for the cure.” […]