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Raw Milk Not So Healthy After All

Raw milk has made a comeback in recent years as advocates have claimed that the untreated milk is healthier, better tolerated, and has a better flavor than pasteurized milk. Some…

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Knowing Your Options When You’re Diagnosed

The time of diagnosis can be a terrifying one. As a cardiothoracic surgeon, I’ve had to deliver diagnoses that I know will change a person’s life forever. Some will need…

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Prepping Yourself for Spring Allergy Season

The weather is changing for the better outside, but not everyone is pleased. If you’re like millions of other Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies, the warming weather also signals…

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Why Checking Your Colon Could Save Your Life

When I talk to audience members, a lot of them comment on the props we use on the show and the sometime “gross” topics we talk about together. No doubt…

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Acetaminophen, Supplements Most Common Causes of Acute Liver Failure

You’ve probably heard a news piece or two on the dangers of new prescription drugs thought to cause liver damage and disease. But according to new research published this week,…

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Getting Ready to Spring Forward

While the weather hasn’t been that great in New York as of late, hints of spring are already upon us. The weather is starting to warm up and daylight savings…

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Why Eating Disorders Are Concerning No Matter Who You Are

Over the years that I’ve been doing the show, I’ve had a number of guests who have come to bravely share their struggles with eating disorders. I’ve always been struck…

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Surgical Treatments for Cervical Cancer Don’t Affect Fertility

Cervical cancer is one of the most common types of cancer among women in the U.S. The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that infects cells in the cervix and disrupts normal…

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Keeping Your Heart Healthy at Every Age

If you’ve been watching the show, you’ve heard me talking a lot about heart health lately. That’s because this month is American Heart Month, with the goal of raising awareness…

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Understanding the Measles Outbreak

As you’ve probably heard by now, an outbreak of the measles virus has spread to more than 120 people. Last year, measles cases hit 644 in 23 separate outbreaks across…

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