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It takes two to tango

It takes two to tango

“Tango is the one place where we [women] let men think they are in charge…” …said the wise tango instructor as she took the women to one side to teach us our moves, while her husband took the men to...

Doctors should listen to their patients

Doctors should listen to their patients

“New research gives patients -- who often feel dismissed and forgotten -- evidence that their persistent symptoms are not just in their heads.” Last October, researchers at Rush University in...

WebMD Wrong About Resting Metabolism

WebMD Wrong About Resting Metabolism

I recently read an article in the January-February edition of the WebMD magazine entitled “Your Body’s Inner Engine.” The article itself is actually okay, discussing the impact of sleep, protein,...

Why I Don’t Take Insurance

Why I Don’t Take Insurance

I recently read an article written by a doctor who no longer loves being a doctor. His writing is OK but his story is a bit melodramatic. He talks about how his love for being a doctor got a little...

Watch out for Dr. Google!

Watch out for Dr. Google!

There was a long line of people waiting to get into Heaven. Jane was next in line to talk to St. Peter at the pearly gates, when suddenly a guy wearing a white lab coat and a stethoscope around his...

Sleep And Your Sex Life

Sleep And Your Sex Life

Sometimes doctors make me crazy. A few years back, I got frustrated reading studies that came up with very obvious conclusions. I got annoyed enough to create an anonymous blog called “No Duh,...

Health Benefits Of Sex

Health Benefits Of Sex

In addition to perpetuating the species, sex has quite a few health benefits. Sex protects our health. For both men and women, studies show that sexual activity has a protective effect on our...

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.