Monthly Archives: September 2011

Statins? I’ll Pass, Thanks

A few weeks ago, I watched a tantalizingly titled CNN special, “The Last Heart Attack.” Dr. Sanjay Gupta visited several doctors known for helping heart patients regain good quality of life and avoid future cardiac episodes.  The experts were interspersed … Continue reading

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The Healing Power of the Pool

It’s 8:40 on a Saturday morning, and I’m late (again) for water aerobics. But no matter—I’m here, and that’s the important thing. I slide into my usual spot to join the mostly 70- and 80-somethings in jumping jacks, cross-country skiing, … Continue reading

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