June 3, 2011

Finding Trustworthy Medical Information Online

Sometimes mass media medical reports feel just about this random. It seems like everyone is using Dr. Google to diagnose or treat their medical ailments; but, […]
May 21, 2011

How to Avoid Weight Gain When You Quit Smoking 

One of the most common reasons I hear from patients regarding why they don’t want to quit smoking is a fear of gaining weight.  Since cigarette […]
May 17, 2011

Antibiotics Are Not Always What You Need 

Antibiotic resistant bacteria are becoming a bigger and bigger problem worldwide. Most of you have heard about MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) but may not realize […]
May 12, 2011

Using  Yoga for a Healthy Heart 

Practicing yoga has already been shown to have a positive effect on the overall health of  patients with a variety of illnesses including anxiety, depression, cancer […]
April 2, 2011

Is Air Pollution Increasing Our Risk for Strokes?

In the March 23rd issue of JAMA, air pollution is highlighted as am emerging global risk factor for strokes. Air pollution exposure is already considered to have […]
February 14, 2011

How to Get the Most Out of Your Doctor Visit 

How often have you been to your doctor only to leave frustrated that you have not had the main reasons you were there addressed?  It’s a […]