Category Archives: wellness

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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A Facelift Diary

How is it that cosmetic surgery, especially facelifts, get such a bad rap? It’s another F-word. We immediately consider the person vacuous, self-centered, lacking in social conscience,  and reckless with money.  In some cases, that may be true, but not … Continue reading

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Be Still My Heart

It’s a freaky feeling when your heart, which has been rhythmically doing a sedate cha-cha for 60 years, suddenly decides it wants to give hip-hop a try. I am all for change, but make no mistake about it—I am a … Continue reading

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