Healthcare is big business, and it’s dependent on a steady stream of money from patients. But what if we could…
You may have heard horror stories about people being awake during their surgery, unable to move or say anything. Yikes! Is this actually possible?
I recently wrote about how the fears of vulnerable women are exploited in direct to consumer advertising. Specifically, direct to…
My mom was just a kid when she lost her mom to breast cancer. This makes her justifiably terrified of…
Dear readers, The health gap has grown immensely this past year, and the shortcomings of our corporate-dominated healthcare system are…
COVID vaccine is here, but I struggled with the decision to get it. My risk-to-benefit analysis showed the COVID vaccine was worth it.
How many layers is your mask? Does it help limit droplet spread?
As we re-open, patients who have postponed elective surgery will have to decide when to move forward with scheduling surgery
“It is a misunderstanding to state that asymptomatic transmission globally is very rare” – the WHO has had to clarify its statements.
We cannot remain silent on the systematic racism that has allowed targeted advertising to deliberately push millions of black families into toxic lifestyles burdened with excess chronic disease. The lost decades of livelihood and health are insufferable and unacceptable. Black Lives Matter, and Black Health Matters, for us all.
In this difficult time for us all, I want to share a short poem by the 13th century Persian poet Sa’adi. His poem is universal and timeless. While our modern times have been relentlessly challenging, we may take comfort knowing that past societies have faced similar struggles.
You may have heard olive oil is “good for you”, but how can we practically use that information, particularly when we’re trying harder than ever to stay healthy during COVID-19?
We are no safer today when we leave our homes than before, but we
cannot stay in lockdown for years waiting on a COVID-19 treatment.
Improving our health is as important as ever during the COVID-19 crisis. It’s a valuable time to focus on our heart health to reduce COVID-19 risk factors.
So how do you stay safe during coronavirus? There is a lot you can do – and it involves small lifestyle changes that are done consistently.
Today is a day of gratitude to our mothers. Whether we can be with our mother or not (and many cannot), we should recognize the power of gratitude for our health. Particularly in the context of COVID-19.
COVID-19 is a saga – a story of danger, hardship, but also immense inspiration. Inspiration that can help us live healthier than before.
How long do we self isolate if we are sick? This is an important question because it determines how long we have to stay isolated in a room in our house to protect others!
Tapping into our inner healing potential is more important now than ever before with the COVID-19 crisis. Data from New York, California, and China show similar patterns about the importance of our lifestyle in improving our chances of survival from coronavirus infection.
This means remdesivir remains an investigation drug with no approved use, but because of the COVID-19 crisis, emergency use is being allowed to severely ill hospitalized patients.