Using Weight Loss to Give the Gift of Hearing

This past week I had the opportunity to meet with an inspiring pair of people. If you didn’t have time to catch the show, I was visited by Chef Kelle…

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Stress Affects Women’s Hearts Differently Than Men’s

We all handle stress in different ways. Some of us thrive under a pressing deadline while others crumble under the slightest indication of pressure. But our gender and age may…

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It’s Time to Get the Smoke Out of Your Life

I know you’ve heard me talk a lot about the evils of smoking on my show, and I want to assure you that I’m not trying to nag. I’ve watched…

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Bigger Than the Ice Bucket Challenge

It popped into our lives 90 days ago and grew like nothing I’d ever seen. Bigger than Shake Weight, and with more power than Psy’s “Gangnam Style,” the ALS Ice Bucket…

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You Wanted to Know: Pesky Skin Infections That Can Get You in Trouble

Every now and then, a patient will come through my office with a mild skin infection. Since they’re not coming to me about it, often it’s not bothering them too…

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You Wanted to Know: Dealing with Persistent Dandruff

There’s nothing more embarrassing than white flakes of dandruff in your hair or on your shoulders. The success of the many antidandruff shampoos available in pharmacies across the US shows…

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Why You Need a Cheerleader for Your Health Goals

Before I start with my post this week, I wanted to quickly thank all of those who tuned in to watch the first shows of the season so far this…

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Helpful Habits: Setting Yourself Up for Success

I talk to patients in my practice all the time about how hard it is to stay on top of your medications. Some are on multiple medications that they take…

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Act Fast to Save Yourself From a Stroke

During a stroke, every second that goes by is another second that your brain is being deprived of the nutrients and oxygen it badly needs to keep you functioning and…

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Massive Dose of Measles Virus Wipes Out Woman’s Cancer

One woman has been essentially cured of her multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer that affects bone marrow, after receiving an incredibly high dose of the measles virus. The…

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