Monthly Archives: November 2014

What went wrong with low-fat?

As most of us now know, in the 1970s and 80s, The number of scientists and ensuing parade of well-intentioned government bodies jumped on the fast-moving bandwagon recommending a low-fat diet for all of us to prevent heart disease. Manufacturers of every type of food and snack complied, and in short order we found ourselves…
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Ebola Outbreak

The health and medical news lately has been pretty scary. Ebola, once thought of among Americans as an exotic and dangerous African disease, finally hit our own shore. Should we worry, and should we take any steps to protect ourselves? Several patients have asked for my advice on the subject, so here are a few…
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