5 Health Benefits of Coffee

5 Health Benefits of Coffee

Coffee is one of the world’s most popular beverages. Thanks to its high levels of antioxidants and beneficial nutrients, it also seems to be quite healthy. Studies show that coffee drinkers have a much lower risk of several serious diseases. Here are the top 5 health...
Epigenetics and Your Family History

Epigenetics and Your Family History

I am 53 years young. My mom and dad are both alive and well. That makes me lucky. As Mother’s Day and Father’s Day season approaches, I wanted to share with you some latest thinking about a topic most of us take for granted: the concept in medicine of “family...
This Is How Vitamin D Kills Cancer

This Is How Vitamin D Kills Cancer

It’s important to know when to die. Especially if you are a cell. You’re going to learn a new word today, a word which I’m not sure you really need to remember, and you can’t really use at a cocktail party unless it’s a party full of cancer doctors or geneticists. The...
This Hormone Does Cause Cancer

This Hormone Does Cause Cancer

Last month I got a call no doctor wants to get. My patient Helen (never real names of my patients) told me she was diagnosed with breast cancer. It is possible to be lucky with cancer, and we think this is the case for her. Early stage, caught on a mammogram, but...
Your Brain Can Fix “Dis-ease”

Your Brain Can Fix “Dis-ease”

Many of us already know that stressful thought can harm our bodies and our health. What we haven’t fully wrapped our heads around yet is that the opposite is also true: as well as causing dis-ease, our thoughts can literally change the proteins made by our cells...