No, you really can’t be fat and fit

Can you really be both fat and fit? We’ve had this discussion a few times — and we’re about to have it again. Because it’s at the epicenter of an ongoing saga in the medical community. And, well… I have some strong opinions about it. The answer is obvious to me. But it’s always good to […]

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What the new FDA director doesn’t know about dairy

I recently read some very jarring observations about the newly appointed director of the FDA, Dr. Scott Gottlieb. And needless to say, they’re worth sharing with anyone whoʼs concerned about the future of healthcare in this country. First off, we’re all aware by now that most of President Trumpʼs appointees have little to no translatable […]

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Conventional cancer treatments kill, too

Yesterday, I shared some big news that could rescue tens of thousands of women with early breast cancer from the ravages of chemotherapy. Now, you might think that the benefit here is self-explanatory. And it is — chemo has a long list of notorious side effects, from nausea and fatigue to immune depletion. But women […]

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Can early breast cancer patients pass on chemo?

Well, this was certainly a long time coming. (And quite frankly, way overdue, since it’s long been my recommendation to many of the women who come to my office.) At last, research has confirmed that most patients with the most common form of early breast cancer may not need post-surgery chemotherapy. Which is great news […]

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