Craig Stoltz

Health Writer

Craig Stoltz is a health journalist who wrote for HealthCentral in 2007 and 2008.

Latest by Craig Stoltz

"Fruity Vegetables" and Asthma

It’s rare that an inconclusive study with unique findings is worth paying attenton to–and perhaps acting on. A recent report in the journal Pediatric Allergy and Immunology is a rare exception. Let’s look. Bottom line first Kids who eat higher-than-u...

HDL: Harder to Control Than Thought

Most efforts to battle arterial clogging focus on lowering LDL, so called “bad” cholesterol. But higher levels of HDL, the good cholesterol, are also linked to better heart health. A new report shows that efforts to raise HDL with drugs have proven t...

Anxiety May Trigger IBS--but it's NOT "All in Your Head"

There’s a great new study in the August issue of Gut (the winner in my “favorite medical journal title” competition). It shows how anxiety, stress and other psychological factors can contribute to IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). But it’s vital not to ...

Choline: Remain Calm, Very Calm

Oh, no, here we go again: Another news report that could trigger flight from a category of foods due to alleged link to disease. The nutrient: Choline The claim: Raises colon cancer risk The advice: Remain calm, very calm Bottom line first There may ...