Do Multivitamins Really Work?

A recent editorial in The Annals of Internal Medicine lit my fuse! Guallar E, Stranges S, Mulrow C, et al.  Enough Is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements. Ann Intern Med. 2013;159(12):850-851. Why is it that conventional medicine is so fixated on dismissing nutrition that they will publish bad research to get…

THE GOOD FIGHT, Our Story of Cancer Survival

  Katherine and I are pleased to announce the long-awaited publication of our new book, The Good Fight; A Story of Cancer, Love, and Triumph! Told from alternating perspectives, it’s the story of our fight against a rare and usually fatal cancer. In the book we describe how we faced the devastating diagnosis, underwent a…

What’s Really Wrong with You

A patient of mine looked me in the eye one day and asked, “What is my diagnosis, anyway?” We had been working together for months, and she had already gone through several conflicting hypotheses about what was “really wrong” with her. Sometimes she believed her expectations were too high, yet other times was quite certain…