preventing skin cancer

January 4, 2022

6 foods to eat to live better and longer

A new health mantra is that you are what you eat. Cardiologists are now saying your heart is what you eat. Neurologists and neuroscientists are saying […]
January 3, 2022

Why ivermectin still should not be used to prevent or treat COVID-19

I’ve written before about the truth behind all the rumors and myths surrounding using Ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID. But many questions still arise about […]
January 1, 2022

Monthly Family Update – January 2022

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: Last Day of Patient Care My Heart Catherization Book(s) Report (At First Light, The Best Gift, The Natural […]
December 31, 2021

New Year’s Resolutions – Part 3

My last two blogs have been about how to make your New Year’s resolution stick. But let’s step away from you and look at your family.
December 30, 2021

New Year’s Resolutions – Part 2

Are you forging ahead with a list of New Year’s resolutions? What will increase your chances for success?
December 29, 2021

New Year’s Resolutions – Part 1

Have you started thinking about New Year’s resolutions? In some cases, holding off on a resolution may improve your chance of success.
December 28, 2021

Why diabetics should drink coffee

If you or a loved one has diabetes, you likely know that diabetes dramatically increases one’s risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death.
December 27, 2021

Pregnancy, smoking, and alcohol don’t mix

All the expectations, hopes, and dreams of the coming birth of a little baby can come crashing down when late in the pregnancy the baby stops […]
July 28, 2010

Indoor Tanning Poses Melanoma Risk; There Are NO Safe Devices

Indoor tanning increases the risk for melanoma and should be avoided, according to investigators of a new case–control study from the state of Minnesota.
April 8, 2011

Medical groups urge tanning ban for minors

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a new report urging a ban on allowing minors to use tanning beds.
May 26, 2011

AMA, other medical groups urge states to ban children under 18 from tanning salons

USA Today reports, “Since 1992, rates of melanoma – once considered an old person’s disease – have risen 3% a year in white women ages 15 […]
May 28, 2011

5 Skin Protection Tips For Memorial Day (and Summer)

The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has declared the Friday before Memorial Day, which kicks off the summer, a “Don’t Fry Day.” Here are five […]
July 5, 2011

New guidelines for sunscreen

The Food and Drug Administration’s long-awaited announcement of significant changes to sunscreen labeling was widely reported both by television and print media. The changes will empower us, […]
November 30, 2011

Tanning bed use linked to increased skin cancer risk

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports that “the more you use a tanning bed, the higher your risk of deadly skin cancers, according to research […]