Don’t Blame Mom!

Don’t Blame Mom!

Sometimes my kids love to blame me for things, such as who got my mom’s baby blue eyes.  Luckily, these kinds of genetic traits don’t affect their health. If you have been tempted to blame your family for your health problems, I’m afraid I have some bad news: your...
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...