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My Personal Perspective on Diet, Exercise and Weight Control

I am a 69-year-old physician who has been blessed with a great life so far. I intend to do my ...

The Car Maintenance Approach to Health

One analogy that I have found useful in thinking about your health is to treat your mind and body as ...

Tips on Taking Medications

I know many folks do not like taking medicines. For example, they do not like side effects or often have ...

Recognizing and dealing with a stroke quickly

Strokes are still very common and devastating. The important thing to know is the early warning signs, and to seek ...

Taking Medications to Treat High Blood Pressure

There are several types of medicines which can be used to treat high blood pressure, and your healthcare provider has ...

Understanding High Blood Pressure, a.k.a. Hypertension

There is a very good reason that high blood pressure is known as a “silent killer.” Blood pressure goes up ...

Non-Urgent Heart Disease Symptoms

Heart disease is still the #1 killer of Americans, despite improvements in prevention, detection, and treatment over the past few ...

Identifying Heart Disease & Urgent Symptoms

Heart disease is still the #1 killer of Americans, despite improvements in prevention, detection, and treatment over the past few ...

Carbohydrate Counting for Diabetes Blood Sugar Management

There is unfortunately no getting around the equation which says that the calories you hold onto in your body goes ...

How to Avoid Leg Clots When Sitting for Long Time Periods (e.g. Air or Car Travel).

If you are an adult, or a senior citizen (like me), you have to be careful about sitting for prolonged ...