Your Health

  • April Is National Minority Health Month!

    “Without health and long life, all else fails.” – Dr. Booker T. Washington   April is National Minority Health Month and the theme for 2018 is “Partnering for Health Equity.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides some great resources to help you learn more, and to help raise awareness, about health disparities that affect minorities in their article […]
  • Learn More About EVERMORE: Supporting Families Who Have Lost A Child

    It’s my pleasure to introduce you to a colleague and good friend, Joyal Mulheron, who has been working extremely hard to build EVERMORE, a non-profit organization helping people who have lost a child. Joyal is EVERMORE’s founder and her organization is “dedicated to improving life for bereaved families by fostering hope and solidarity through the sharing of stories and resources; […]
  • The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: Taking Care of Your Diabetes Means Taking Care of Your Heart!

    The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), recently printed an important article titled, “Taking Care of Your Diabetes Means Taking Care of Your Heart – Diabetes and Heart Disease”. It focuses on the healthcare facts regarding the serious concerns that individuals face who have diabetes and their greater chance of having heart disease and related heart problems. […]
  • I Hope You Enjoy My Podcast Interview With Leisa Peterson Of The Art Of Abundance!

    I was recently interviewed by the host of the Art of Abundance, Leisa Peterson, for a podcast regarding the fabulous book by Ilchi Lee, “I’ve Decided to Live to 120 Years — The Ancient Secret to Longevity, Vitality and Life Transformation”. Please listen to podcast interview, as we discuss a variety of topics including mindfulness and personal transformation.
  • Take A Look At The CDC’s “6 Things You Need to Know About This Flu Season”

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this season’s influenza activity has been extreme and most of the United States continues to experience intense and widespread flu activity. There have been record-breaking levels of influenza-like-illness and hospitalization rates recorded. The CDC’s article titled “6 Things You Need to Know About This Flu Season”, highlights some important facts […]
  • Take A Look At The National Academy Of Medicine’s Spotlight Video Series: “Communities Driving Health Equity”!

    Please take the time to watch the new documentary video series released by The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) on February 6, 2018, titled “Communities Driving Health Equity”, which spotlights local organizations across the U.S., which are advancing health equity for their communities by addressing the environmental, social, economic, and structural challenges that may impact residents’ health. As stated by NAM: […]
  • New NASEM Report Released: “Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative”

    I am excited to share a new Report from The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Committee on Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Drug Therapies, on which I was privileged to serve. Our Report titled, “Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative”, was released on November 30, 2017.  It was an honor to serve on this Committee, which worked diligently to […]
  • Ilchi Lee’s New Book: “I’ve Decided to Live 120 Years: The Ancient Secret to Longevity, Vitality, and Life Transformation”

    As a physician who is dedicated to enhancing the healthiness of all people, I am greatly appreciative of the vision, practical guidance, and empowerment offered by Ilchi Lee’s new book, I’ve Decided to Live 120 Years: The Ancient Secret to Longevity, Vitality, and Life Transformation. This book calls us to make a profoundly transformative decision to live 120 years. It […]
  • Just Released: NAM Discussion Paper “The ROI of Health and Well-Being: Business Investment in Healthier Communities”

    I am excited to share the release of the National Academy of Medicine’s discussion paper titled, “The ROI of Health and Well-Being: Business Investment in Healthier Communities”. I was pleased to serve on the Action Collaborative on Business Engagement in Building Healthier Communities of the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, along with the […]
  • I Urge Everyone To Use “My Family Health Portrait”

    The National Institute of Health’s National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), has teamed up with the U.S. Surgeon General to make available “The U.S. Surgeon General’s  Family History Initiative – My Family Health Portrait”. I urge you to open the My Family Health Portrait, and create your family health history. Also, I urge you to share this article with all of your […]