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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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, […]
June 16, 2011

Avoiding NSAID’s? Here’s a list of what to avoid.

While NSAID’s (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are excellent anti-inflammatory pain medications, they can have severe adverse side effects.  Some of these include kidney failure, GI tract/stomach bleeding, […]