Monthly Archives: October 2018

Aspirin for people over 70? New science right here.

I know many people who take a daily aspirin in an effort to stay healthy.  I even know many doctors who recommend it.  But you may be surprised to know about what the actual medical science says about aspirin. Back … Continue reading

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Music and wellness

In this post I’m going to diverge slightly from my usual medical writing to talk about a different part of being healthy and well.  So I’m going to ask you to read an essay I wrote this past summer for … Continue reading

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OK what’s a hernia and how do you get rid of it

Anybody know what a hernia is and how to get rid of it?   Well, I’ll tell ya! Many think of hernia as something old men get.  Reminds me of a TV show that I watched repeatedly years ago.  The show … Continue reading

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