Crack, snap and pop; are those familiar sounds that you hear when you bend your knee, turn your head or move your arm? Noisy joints can be very distressing, especially when you are uncertain about the cause or the prognosis for these sounds. Hopefully these answers to the frequently asked questions regarding noisy joints will set your mind at... Read more
We have a tremendous obesity problem in our country today, with one in every three adults being either overweight or obese. It seems odd to me that no other generation in our lifetime faced this in such incredible numbers. There has to be something to this that has come about in recent decades. It makes me think that with the introduction of... Read more
A recent study suggests that siblings may have a greater impact on your weight than your parents. Previous studies suggest:
- If mom is overweight... Read more
Vitamin D is having a moment. Actually, it's been having a moment for quite a while now. As such, questions are emerging, as they tend to do with "medical miracle" darlings. One question I hear keeps coming up is about the appropriate dosing of vitamin D. Should everyone be taking it and, if so, at what dose?
There have... Read more
Recent headlines have highlighted new studies covering the weight sector, and showcased some new findings. Here are just some of those recent headlines and studies:
Researchers report in the June 5th issue of the Cell Press journal,