Focusing on the Positives

    Focusing on the Positives

    In July, I wrote an article on COVID-19 and the re-opening of America. Many parts of America are open for a return to life. It is now September and the media is still focused on COVID-19.  As an active clinician, I am challenged to sort through the myriad of...
    COVID-19: How can we safely re-open?

    COVID-19: How can we safely re-open?

    Thus far COVID-19 has dominated the health news in 2020. The entire media is focused on this. The storylines have covered the gamut. As a front line provider, I have been and will be, living the story. I forecast the COVID -19 virus will dominate the health news for a...
    Understanding the big picture

    Understanding the big picture

    A recent report by the National Cancer Institute, and reported in USA Today, has stated that cancer death rates have been falling for at least 25 years. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in America behind cardiovascular disease. This sounds like good news,...
    We do not know

    We do not know

    This last month there have been quite a few articles in the media regarding artificial sweetener. Much of the information has been on the negative side. Some has been defending the artificial substances. I have an opinion for what it is worth. The opinion is, I do not...

    DNA Study Announced

    The U. S government is currently seeking one million people from all walks of life willing to share their DNA, environment, and health habits with researchers. The goal is to evaluate how lifestyle changes our genes. This ambitious 1.45 billion dollar study by the NIH...

    New Hypertension Guidelines

    Dr. Paul Whelton and a large number of experts in hypertension have recently published new guidelines for the treatment and prevention of hypertension. These guidelines have been published in many scientific journals and the media has covered this release extensively....