New Rules for Mammograms, Other Tests

By Admin on Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 in News No Comments

How many times in your adult life have you had this bizarre dream? You dream you have overslept, and realize that you have missed your final exam in a key college course. Of course, you’ve been out of college for 10, 20 years or longer, so the dream makes no sense. According to, many […]

Early Diagnosis Key in Treating Dementia

By Admin on Sunday, August 17th, 2014 in News No Comments

Every 67 seconds on average, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s Disease. That depressing statistic comes courtesy of the Alzheimer’s Association, which has plenty of other alarming stats on hand. More than 5 million Americans are living with this dread neurological disease, and roughly 500,000 people die every year from Alzheimer’s. That makes it […]

Are You a Heavy Drinker? The Answer Might Surprise You

By Admin on Friday, July 25th, 2014 in News No Comments

Does this sound like you? Once or twice a week you finish work and head to a local bar to meet friends for dinner and two or three drinks. Other nights you just go home and have a couple of cocktails before dinner. Nothing wrong with two or three drinks every day after work, right? […]

Feel Like a Soda, Think Again!

By Admin on Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 in News No Comments

If you’ve been quenching your thirst for the universal solvent with sodas, you probably have a little reason to worry. However, the larger contention ought to be raised against those sodas marketed with the label of ‘diet’, since, as you will see, they come with many side effects, some of which can be dangerous for […]

GMO Foods Affect Us More Than Imagined

By Admin on Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 in News No Comments

The inclusion of genetically modified (GM) plants in the human diet has raised concerns about the transfer of transgenes from GM plants to humans. Contrary to the claims by biotech giants such as Monsanto, a report in PLOS One shows that meal-derived DNA fragments are large enough to carry complete genes as they enter the […]

Obesity & Inactivity Cause Cancer Deaths

By Admin on Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 in News No Comments

Report to the nation finds continuing declines in cancer death rates since the early 1990s; Feature highlights cancers associated with excess weight and lack of sufficient physical activity. Death rates from all cancers combined for men, women, and children continued to decline in the United States between 2004 and 2008, according to the Annual Report […]

New Ideas to Boost Your Brain

By Admin on Sunday, December 15th, 2013 in News No Comments

How many times have you seen this happen: After a lifetime of hard work, an older friend or relative retires, with plans to travel and spend time with family. And then it suddenly hits — a diagnosis of early dementia. It’s one of life’s sad facts that our most vital organ often suffers as we […]

Green Tea: The Magic Drink For Health

By Admin on Saturday, November 9th, 2013 in News No Comments

There are so many basic lifestyle changes that can yield great health benefits for most people; walk 30 minutes a day most days of the week, eliminate junk food from your diet, eat less processed foods and more fresh fruits and vegetables. And my triathlon-competing, ultra-fit friends and patients who see this lifestyle as a […]

A Flu Shot Could Prevent a Heart Attack

By Admin on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 in News No Comments

By their very definition, flu shots are designed to immunize people against the flu. But a growing body of research suggests they might help prevent another deadly condition — a heart attack. The latest research, from Australia, found that hospital patients who had not received a flu vaccination were roughly twice as likely to have […]

A New Approach to Prostate Cancer

By Admin on Monday, September 2nd, 2013 in News No Comments

It’s been 20 years since the FDA approved prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests as an aid in diagnosing prostate cancer. Hailed at the time as a revolutionary breakthrough in the fight against cancer, more than 1 billion PSA tests have been performed in the past 20 years. But in the last few years there’s been a […]


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