Who wants a colonoscopy?

If you are over 40 years old, you may want to consider it.  The Journal of the National Cancer Institute recently published a study last month “Colorectal Cancer Incidence Patterns in the United States, 1974–2013” showing that our risk of colorectal cancer is now back...

The “C” Word Event: In the Media

Word is getting out about the free program and documentary viewing of The “C” Word this Wednesday, June 28th. Dr. Gullett was recently featured on WTVC’s This ‘N That with James Howard, as well as WRCB’s 3 Plus You, to discuss the event. She...
WTH Okinawa?

WTH Okinawa?

Seriously, what happened? We loved you. Okinawa had earned the respect of doctors, researchers and health experts all over the world. All of us who work every day to improve the general population’s health. We wanted to be Okinawan. We needed Okinawa to show us the...

Mmmm…Dark Chocolate

I eat it every day. I justify the cost by reminding myself of the health benefits. High quality dark chocolate (> 60% cacao) with minimal sugar can be an expensive habit. A dark chocolate bar can run from $3-9 but it’s a lot cheaper than being on a statin or having...

Is There A “Natural Cure” for Cancer?

Depends on what you consider “natural”. I support Integrative Oncology: using state-of-the-art chemo/radiation/surgery to cure cancer while integrating complementary treatments such as acupuncture, nutrition, massage, mind-body techniques to manage side effects. I am...

8 Behaviors That Increase Your Risk of Disease

Data from the 2010 World Economic Forum and presented in the AON Hewitt 2012 Health Care Survey. Reviewed on the  Enabling Healthy Decisions Blog by George Van Antwerp If you want to improve your health, a good place to start are the 8 behaviors listed on the left in...