• Breast Surgery: Less Surgery?

    September 18, 2018

    One study that demonstrated our ability to remove only the sentinel node (here we assume no known disease in the nodes) and not performing the more invasive axillary node dissection was the International Breast Cancer Study Group (IBCSG) 23-01 trial. This study now updates its findings.

  • Optimize Your Memory: Start Here

    September 16, 2018

    The very act of movement promotes brain health. You improve blood flow to the brain, metabolism, improve insulin sensitivity, challenge parts of your brain, and can even improve its function and structure.

  • Berry Good!

    September 15, 2018

    Today, we turn to some of the health benefits of selected superfoods, ones that have antioxidant powers beyond any other fruit or vegetable.

  • Breast Cancer Relapse: New Clues

    September 15, 2018

    Today, I wanted to chat less about wellness, and turn to breast cancer; more specifically, to a generally favorable type driven by estrogen. Why do some patients with this entity relapse, while most do not?

  • Love Books?

    September 13, 2018

    Tsundoku (積ん読) —a play on the words tsunde (“to stack things”), oku (“to leave for a while”) and doku (“to read”)—is recognizable to book hoarders worldwide.

  • THIS May Affect Your Blood Sugar

    September 9, 2018

    I’m not gonna lie: I have a bit of an obsession with sleep. So you can imagine my ears perking up as I learned of another benefit of getting adequate sleep: You may lower your risk of getting diabetes.