Q&A: Shingles and Cancer

Q&A: Shingles and Cancer

“I ended up contracting shingles, post bone marrow biopsy—an experience so painful I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy.” – p. 156, “From Doctor to Patient” Q: What is Shingles? A: Shingles is a viral infection that results in a painful burning rash and/or blisters on the skin. The rash typically starts on one side of the torso, occurring […]

The Pros of Probiotics

The Pros of Probiotics

You may have heard about probiotics in the media lately – promoting their immune boosting properties in the era of COVID-19. It’s true – probiotics are crucial for your immune health.  It’s important to note, though, that as of yet no scientific evidence shows a link between probiotics and COVID-19 prevention. The best way to prevent COVID-19 is still to stay […]

Regaining Control in Uncertain Times

Regaining Control in Uncertain Times

As a doctor and entrepreneur, I spent most of my life seeking control – obsessively studying, planning, and working to guarantee my success. That’s why I wanted to be an entrepreneur in the first place – I wanted to be my own boss, in charge of my own fate. Despite my success, in 2013, I would lose every semblance of […]

Top 3 Tips for Eating Well on a Busy Schedule

Top 3 Tips for Eating Well on a Busy Schedule

So, you’ve decided you want to eat healthier. Maybe you want to fit into those old pair of jeans, have more energy, or if you’re like me, you received a startling health diagnosis. No matter your “why,” eating healthy is a challenge – especially for busy people like you and me.  After I was first diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, one […]