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Emotion versus logic in medicine: where do physicians draw the line?

Emotion versus logic in medicine: where do physicians draw the line?

Reflections on death, emotions and logic in medicine   It’s 9:30 am on a Wednesday, I get on the elevator and I hear a man, in his 40’s, having a conversation on his cell. He says: “He had a brain bleed yesterday and they had […]

With so many options, what are my favorite superfoods and why?

With so many options, what are my favorite superfoods and why?

Everyone is talking about their favorite superfoods   Superfoods. They seem to be in everyone’s vocabulary. For the last few years, it seems a new superfood comes along every few months.  Lately, I feel almost all fruits, vegetables and spices are a superfoods 😂! While […]

Ready to start a healthy habit? Here is how you can make it happen.

Ready to start a healthy habit? Here is how you can make it happen.

Making change happen   Ahhhh change. It comes so hard to all of us! Forming a new healthy habit can be as elusive as that pot of gold at the end of a rainbow 😉.   Of course, there is much variability. Some behaviors are […]

Confused by so many skin care options? Let’s talk about essential skin care.

Confused by so many skin care options? Let’s talk about essential skin care.

Essential skin care products   Time waits for no one. This includes our skin 😟. The beauty and skin care industry know this well. Hence, it is a billion-dollar monster that continues to grow in large part thanks to us gals 😬. With so many […]

Feel like days need more hours? You just need 24 hours to make it happen

Feel like days need more hours? You just need 24 hours to make it happen

So many plans, so little time It is a fact of life in modern society: busy lives. So many things to be done in the day. Personally, some days I wonder if everything will happen. We have SO many responsibilities! How can we make it […]

Smart sun protection: understanding the best sunscreen options

Smart sun protection: understanding the best sunscreen options

So many options, what should I choose?   Here in the Eastern hemisphere our days are getting longer and the sun is shining brighter, which means spring is in full swing! Before we know it, summer will be upon us. This typically brings questions about […]

What vitamins should I take? Looking at essential supplements

What vitamins should I take? Looking at essential supplements

What do I really need to take?   I am frequently asked about supplements: What vitamins should I take? What about other supplements? So, I thought it would be great to talk about supplements in this week’s post. What are the essential supplements we should […]

What is new with drinking coffee for good health?

What is new with drinking coffee for good health?

The pendulum swings back and forth in terms of potential health benefits with coffee drinking. Join us this week as we discuss the data behind coffee.

Respect antibiotics: use them judiciously so we can still wage war against bacteria

Respect antibiotics: use them judiciously so we can still wage war against bacteria

Fighting the good fight: respect antibiotics   This week let’s talk about a topic that is near and dear to my heart: antibiotics. As a physician who works with the sickest patients in the hospital, I consider antibiotics lifesaving therapy. I truly respect antibiotics. They […]

Time to shed your winter coat? Check out the best hair removal hack

Time to shed your winter coat? Check out the best hair removal hack

Say buh-bye to your razor   About 6 years ago I decided to invest on laser hair removal for my legs, underarms and bikini area. It was by far one of the best self-care decisions I have made. I no longer had to shave or […]