Colorectal cancer is preventable through early...

Colorectal cancer is far too common in the United States, but can be prevented through early screening. Why not learn more about screening options and...
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Do you know your risk of heart attack or stroke?

Everyone knows they should do certain things to prevent heart attack or stroke – eat a healthy diet, exercise, quit smoking and maintain healthy...
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Reroute your health destiny roadmap!

Which way are you headed?  In his book “Disease Proof,” David L. Katz, MD, the powerhouse Founder of the Yale Griffin Prevention Research Center, says...
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Hey guys – It’s time for a tune-up!

Hey guys: you are consistent when caring for your cars. You get the oil changed on time, rotate the tires, check the fluids, etc.    At least most of...
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An invitation to independence - my five-point plan...

I have to tell the truth.   I have to let women know that cigarettes are one of the most addictive legal substances on the market. The product is...
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Winter Blues? Get Out and Have some Fun!

Here we are in winter's icy grasp, with knee-deep snow drifts and wind whipping across the frozen tundra. Even the sun shines cold on our...
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Beware the flu!

Flu season is upon us.   Both Ohio and Indiana are reporting widespread levels of influenza-like illness. The Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC)...
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How to make the most of your next doctor visit

Have you ever walked out of a doctor's office having spent more time in the waiting room than in the exam room with the doctor, only to leave...
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Moderate your holiday indulgence for effective...

No one ever wrote a holiday song about moderation. It’s “Deck the Halls…” and “Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…” and “On the first day of...
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Helen - two years and 107 pounds later

When I started this blog, I promised that you would occasionally hear from my family. Perhaps you remember my wife's journey to lose weight and be...
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