Health Specialties: Heart Disease

Preparing for Flu Season 2014-2015

As winter approaches, it’s time to begin thinking about getting your flu vaccine. As you know, I am not a big fan of medical interventions but the flu vaccine is one of those interventions that provide great benefit with little risk. I recommend that all my patients get a flu... Read more

Saturated Fats and Heart Disease… What Gives?

Saturated Fats are BAD FOR YOU… or are they? We have been admonished repeatedly for decades by doctors, the American Heart Association, the press, your family and friends for eating saturated fats. But a recent study by Rajiv Chowdhury that reviewed 80 previous studies suggests that saturated fat may not change... Read more

Fueling for Fitness

(This will not require you to drink raw eggs, like Rocky) If our bodies are machines, learning to run them properly rests upon how we are fueled. Like a new, luxury sports car, we may have the capability of 300 horsepower but not if leaded standard gasoline is selected at... Read more

Exercise: From distracted to focused and recharged

Go ahead and congratulate yourself for your last workout … In the middle of a hectic lifestyle, it’s too easy to shelve a crucial sweat-session. What you likely already know is that exercise will increase your energy levels, lower your stress hormones, and provide a healthy perspective on those mounting... Read more