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Human Nature And Urgency

Human Nature And Urgency

For those of you that lived through the oil embargo in the late 1970’s, watching the lines of cars waiting to fill up their tanks at the gas stations brought back some old, not so good memories.  Back in President Carter’s day, the lack of oil was the issue as we...

Slowing It Down

Slowing It Down

I had a patient once tell me, as we were lamenting our quick time was flying by:  “Life is like a roll of toilet paper…the closer we get to the end of it, the faster it seems to go.”  I laughed because the analogy was so very true.  T times, the days...

Trouble With The Curve

Trouble With The Curve

One of my favorite movie actors is Clint Eastwood.  He is almost 91 years old now but he stayed quite active and productive as an actor and director through his 80’s.  One of his later movies was “Trouble With The Curve” co-starring Amy Adams.  In the...

The Pleasure and Reward System

The Pleasure and Reward System

Way back in the 1950’s, scientists performed an experiment in rats that identified certain areas of the brain as the “pleasure and reward” regions.  In the study, the rats had electrodes implanted in certain parts of their brains and then had the ability to press...

Does Weight Impact Smell?

Does Weight Impact Smell?

                     During the Covid pandemic we have heard lots about the sensations of taste and smell.    For those that contracted the virus, you may have experienced either for a short period of time or longer, the loss of either/both of these...

Health, Wealth and Happiness

Health, Wealth and Happiness

I read the stories online this week about the divorce of Bill and Melinda Gates.  With a worth of over $100 billion dollars, countless accolades for all of the good work their foundation have done and having the opportunity to own/do anything/meet anyone they...

The Importance Of Planning

The Importance Of Planning

We all love vacations.  Taking a break from the vigorous work routine, heading to a resort, beach, mountains or other wonderful venue, not having to deal with traffic and the other frustrations of our daily lives….these, and many more positive aspects of...

Make Your Own Kind Of Music

Make Your Own Kind Of Music

One of the many lessons I have learned in my 40 years of being a doctor:  People are very different in many different ways.  From the medical aspect, it is amazing how different can be when it comes to such things: The speed of healingThe interplay of...

The Importance Of Portions

The Importance Of Portions

Historically, we have almost been taught that losing weight is a matter of “calories in/calories expended”, so the formula to losing/controlling weight is “eat less and exercise more”.  Then Dr. Atkins came along with his very famous “Atkins Diet”, and basically,...