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Asprin … To Take or Not To Take

Today I take on aspirin. Why not? I have already talked about the overuse of statin drugs, the crazy dietary recommendations including salt

And They’re Off!

Maybe it’s just me but I think you should practice what you preach. Can you really take advice on weight loss from

Salt of the Earth

Having written about cholesterol and saturated fats I now turn the Eye of Sauron towards another perennial topic which is sodium restriction. Excessive

Medical Mythbusters

Sometimes that’s how I feel. I am by no means a lone voice crying out in the woods in talking about the

Chronic Care Management (CCM) You Want It & You Want It Now!

I have written separately about the way that Medicare and other insurance companies are going to change the way they reimburse doctors. The

Chasing Longevity

Some pundits opine that with advances in medicine the average life span can be extended to 120 . After all ,wasn’t the average

Bring On the Death Panels

One of the things I hear patients talk about when they mention Obamacare is the “death panels”..as they sneer these words they look

Lets Roll…

I am wincing as I type this….no, not from my painful turn of prose..I took a beating in the dojo where I attempt


Well, It’s February and that means Valentine’s Day  is around the corner. Hopefully you are not expecting “that column” The one where I

GET OUT! Is it Christmas time already?

GET OUT! Is it Christmas time already? It’s a wonderful time of the year but it’s very stressful for a lot of people.