Monthly Archives: June 2017

Can you exercise your way to a lower weight?

Hey friends!  Back in April I had just returned from “doctor college” in San Diego and I intend to share bits of what I learned there.  Previous posts in this vein have been: Should you trust the latest “medical advance”? … Continue reading

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10 questions to ask your doctor: my interview in the Star Tribune

Hi, friends, I was recently interviewed by Allie Shah of the Minneapolis Star Tribune for an article titled “10 questions you should ask your doctor.”   As I mentioned on the Healthy Matters radio broadcast last Sunday, I am posting … Continue reading

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Cool event in Minnesota: “Science: Why Don’t Facts Seem to Matter?”

Hey, gang, just a quick post about an event I want you to know about.  It is called “Science in Society:  Why Don’t Facts Seem to Matter?” and it is happening this Thursday, June 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Falls: Humpty Dumpty was just like you and me

  Sobering facts about falls in the elderly: The leading cause of injury that leads to death in people over age 65 is falling. That means 27,000 older adults in the US will not survive a fall in a year. Nearly 1 in … Continue reading

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