What is your toxic load?

What is your toxic load? My friend and colleague Dr. Tasneem Bhatia heads up the Atlanta Center for Holistic and Integrative Medicine and recently posted a survey to assess one’s “toxic load” at http://doctortaz.com/toxic/what-is-your-toxic-load/...

Exercise, weight control reduce risk of breast cancer

Exercise, weight control reduce risk of breast cancer Modifiable Risk Factors. That is what physical activity and maintaining a healthy weight are called when it comes to the risk of breast cancer. I think it is important that we emphasize to women (and men) that they...

The Obesity-Cancer Challenge

The Obesity-Cancer Challenge Wonderful to see a leading institution like MDACC focused on the link between obesity and cancer. As oncologists, we need the public to understand that obesity, like smoking, increases your risk for...

The importance of Palliative Care

Recently the media has focused on Nelson Mandela’s illness with reporting on the need for palliative care. Nelson Mandela’s Illness Puts Spotlight on Palliative Care I couldn’t agree more. As physicians, we need to do a better job educating the...