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Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

This year, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I want to go back to basics. When I was in my OB/GYN residency in the early 1990’s, we lamented that “only” about 15% of menopausal women were...

Ethix and Beyond Fistula

Ethix and Beyond Fistula

https://youtu.be/hsTJhHGsHh8 Over 2 Trillions of dollars are spent every day. What could this world look like if part of the money spent on credit card payments every day went to non-profit groups...

My Weight Loss Story

My Weight Loss Story

I specialize in helping people have more energy and less weight. https://youtu.be/pEsIOAA5KM8 Did you know that even modest weight loss can improve or prevent the health problems associated with...

Face masks are not political

Face masks are not political

There's a wrong way to be independent Not a lot of people know I used to be a registered Republican. Yup. When I was in medical school at UC Irvine in the late 1980’s, I realized that in Orange...

Take Killer Mike’s challenge

Take Killer Mike’s challenge

"White people, learn from Jane Elliott" "A riot is the language of the unheard." - Martin Luther King, Jr. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTL-NcNC9TQ I take work breaks by watching Trevor Noah or...

Stay Safe From Coronavirus

Stay Safe From Coronavirus

I recorded this short video to share some thoughts to try to temper the fear that is building up around Covid-19. I am also concerned, but I'm aware of how much we can do to keep ourselves healthy...

Love, Sweet Love!

Love, Sweet Love!

“Looooove is a many splendored thing…” Then why are so many of us so bad at it? It's estimated that half of all people who get married in the U.S. will end up divorcing. How can this be? Webinar on...

Lifespan Vs Healthspan

Lifespan Vs Healthspan

“Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.” - John Lennon It’s January when most people make new plans – or re-commit to old plans – about their health. Last month I went to...

PNP Sandwich

PNP Sandwich

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsCkOPxYYHI&feature=youtu.be “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”— Jack Kornfield Who is your harshest critic? I criticize myself...

Fragility of Life & Sukkot

Fragility of Life & Sukkot

My marriage survived putting up our sukkah ... 🙂 https://youtu.be/fEV6qhyMB0k Happy World Menopause Day! Happy Sukkot! We are now in the time of year of a lot of Jewish holidays. The Jewish...

True Risk of Breast Cancer

True Risk of Breast Cancer

Have you heard that the average woman’s risk of breast cancer is 1 in 8? This is the risk as understood by most doctors and that I have often quoted to others.

The Village Clinic – Safari Doctors

The Village Clinic – Safari Doctors

https://youtu.be/TBRAPZ05FC0 It was a blessing and privilege for me to help Safari Doctors on Pate Island, Lamu archipelago, Kenya in July 2019 I wish you could have been there. The clinic looked...

5 Tips to Stay Healthy During Summer

5 Tips to Stay Healthy During Summer

Summer can either be a time to work on your health or to let it go completely. Because I like happy mediums, here are my thoughts on how to strike a balance. Tip #1 – Get some extra sleep. Many of...

Help me name the baby

Help me name the baby

Don’t worry, I’m not having a real baby! That factory closed a while ago ☺ [Click here if you want to skip to the 2-question survey on which book title is better!] My first "baby" My first “baby”...

Dr. Liz Lyster at Her Office

Dr. Liz Lyster

Dr. Liz Lyster, Midlife Health Expert, writes advice articles to help women and men feel their best so they can do their best.