You’ve heard this all your life…”you are what you eat”. But often, we get confused about what we should be eating. While there is a lot of information available to us about healthy nutrition, it’s good to start with a few sound principals. As a rule, people of all ages, who wish to be healthy […]
When a new patient comes to my clinic, I ask them to list all their medications, including any over-the-counter medications, herbal and vitamin supplements they may be taking. Often times, they don’t know. While I understand that it’s sometimes difficult to remember everything, I cannot tell you how important it is to your health and […]
Our family has seen a lot of death. My father when I was 16, two of my sisters before age 40, multiple aunts, uncles, cousins, Mom’s second husband, and several pets. For years, Mom and I talked about what she wanted at end of life. I was her Power of Attorney for both health care […]
Sometimes you just gotta laugh at yourself and enjoy.
Binge drinking has become nearly synonymous with college students. But turns out, a study released a couple of years ago shows a significant, worrisome level of binge drinking among those age 50 to 64 as well. Working with the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, Duke University researchers report that 22% of men and […]