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“Love Life”

I saw a very gracious, pleasant woman recently who was in her late sixties and appeared essentially healthy except for hearing loss. When I mentioned to her that the implant that would allow her to hear well again would most … Continue reading

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Full Speed Ahead on Cholesterol — You Can Have Your Lobster Now

Imagine that there was a trusted judge in your town who had been making important decisions for many decades. Let’s say for the sake of argument that he had sent a person to prison many decades ago, but just recently … Continue reading

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Processed “Food”

A few months ago, after advising a patient to stop eating processed food, he stopped me and asked me to define what processed food is. It’s such a simple question and is one that isn’t asked often enough. Processed “food” … Continue reading

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Self Defense

Last Summer I was walking out of a Starbucks and almost bumped in to a young man who stepped in front of me on the sidewalk. I never touched him but he became very agitated, and it was obvious by … Continue reading

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Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics

“Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics” is frequently attributed to Mark Twain but no one is completely sure where the phrase comes from. But the basic idea is this: that lying is one thing, telling a bad lie is another thing, … Continue reading

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Paleo Before Paleo

Diets come and go. Just in the last few years, it seems as though a new diet comes out every week. There is a diet which recommends, of all things, to eat a certain way based upon one’s blood type. … Continue reading

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