Archive | July, 2012

Food for thought – for men only!

Most men I know dread a trip to the grocery store.  They usually end up aimlessly wandering the aisles looking for items on their list from coffee to cucumbers. Now, the perfect solution – A MAN AISLE!!  The clever grocery owner of Westside Market in New York, 43 year old Ian Joskowitz, a man of […]

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Of Mice and Men

What is it about a mouse that provokes fear in the house? The classic story “Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse” is considered a comforting bedtime tale even though the house had a mouse! Walt Disney’s beloved Mickey has been entertaining generations […]

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La Bella Figura and La Bella Uscita

For over the last 30 years I have worked with Italians, mostly males, on both sides of the Atlantic.  They were all highly successful in the Italian pharmaceutical industry. One constant theme of theirs was the importance of la bella figura. One would guess they were dreaming about Sophia Loren and other voluptuous beauties for […]

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Response to Carolyn from MyHeartSisters.org

NOTE: We encourage you to read the substantial comment left by Carolyn Thomas, who writes over at http://www.myheartsisters.org. The comment was written on Dr. DeFelice’s previous post on the cardiovascular promise of vitamin E. The note below is in response to her remarks. Dear Mrs. Thomas, The nutrition world is confusing and for a number of reasons, […]

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Eggcentric or Not? For the Love of Grandchildren!

I gave birth to my only son when I was 39 years old. I had been listening to the proverbial biological ticking clock but not paying much attention as I was enjoying my career. When my son was about 8 years old he asked me, “Mom, shouldn’t I be older or you be younger?” Most […]

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Why aren’t Hypertensive patients mad?

Renal Denervation: Exciting Promise for the Treatment of Drug- Resistant Hypertension. Why Aren’t Hypertensive Patients Mad? Another Reason for the Doctornaut Act Currently, in the United States alone there are approximately 76 million  hypertensive patients, about 9 million of whom are resistant to drug therapy making them highly vulnerable to heart attacks, strokes and heart […]

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Not in the Mood? It Could be Just a Headache, PMS or You May Have FSD!

In Monday’s New York Times Health Section, Abby Ellin wrote an article, More Women Look Over the Counter for a Libido Fix, that caught my eye, or perhaps my libido. At first I thought it might be tied into the Shades of Grey erotic trilogy, but I was wrong! I learned that the DSM-V, the […]

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The Invasion of Snitches, Squealers and Whistleblowers

The Invasion of Snitches, Squealers and Whistleblowers:  The Age of Informers Is Upon Us — Time to Draw the Line and Rein Them In! Not too long ago I saw the provocative movie, The Scent of a Woman, starring Al Pacino, as a blind veteran, and a student who was under tremendous pressure to “snitch” on […]

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