American Exercise Habits Are Not Adding up

American Exercise Habits Are Not Adding up

An online survey conducted with 1,200 participants, between the ages of 24 and 44, who were questioned about their exercise habits revealed that almost 75 percent of them reported getting at least one workout a week into their schedules.  77 percent reported that they preferred to work out alone.  While the results of this survey […]

Bariatric Surgery on a Toddler?

Why I Think the Parents Did the Right Thing

Bariatric Surgery on a Toddler?

Many were shocked when they learned that a Saudi Arabian couple had had bariatric surgery performed on their morbidly obese two-and-a-half-year-old toddler, claiming that it was a sign of a medical system run amok.  How could any parent in good conscience subject their child to such a dangerous experiment with unknown consequences?   I disagree, […]

Obese Cancer Patients Not Getting Full Doses of Chemotherapy Drugs

Obese Cancer Patients Not Getting Full Doses of Chemotherapy Drugs

Obese cancer patients may not be getting adequate dosages of chemotherapy, which often leads to their having higher rates of their cancers recurring, and resultant deaths, according to experts. Their overall prognosis may not be as bright as that of patients who receive a full dose of cancer drugs. To help remedy this potentially life-shortening […]