I’ve had a wonderfully interesting ride here in China these last seven years, but having a book published is definitely one of the highlights. So I’m thrilled to announce that next month I will have my first book published, in Chinese.… Read the rest
I’ve blogged a couple of times about this, and now a trio of studies seriously underscores what I previously mentioned: a multivitamin is a waste of money for the vast majority of people taking them. Including myself.
I actually had stopped taking them a couple of years ago but recently restarted — not for any particularly good reason, I admit.… Read the rest
It’s cold and flu season yet again, and time to review the simple steps can we all take to avoid these inevitable illnesses. This year’s flu season is a bit more newsworthy than usual as H7N9 bird flu continues to pose a potential threat.… Read the rest
Do most of us need an annual health check at the doctor’s office? You may think this to be a very silly question, especially coming from me a family doctor who constantly discusses preventive medicine in my articles. I love to see my patients every year just to check in and make sure they are living a healthy lifestyle, as well as to offer a “medical tune up.” Most of my colleagues as well as patients also seem to feel that their annual health checks are helpful.… Read the rest