• Breast Cancer Awareness

    Breasts, Sugar Cookies, and Cancer Centers

    Thursday, October 23, 2014

      As a radiation oncologist who specializes in breast cancer, the month of October is always a special time for me. For those of you who do not know, October is breast cancer awareness month. This annual campaign stands to promote awareness of breast cancer along with increasing the encouragement of women to take the […]

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  • FatsShutterStock

    The Ketogenic Diet and Cancer: Where We Stand

    Monday, October 20, 2014

      The ketogenic diet has recently taken off as a potential treatment option for many medical issues, including obesity, diabetes, and neurodegenerative disease.   The potent improvement in metabolic dysfunction in those who are overweight or have coronary artery disease and those with other metabolic health issues has been shown multiple times in many important […]

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  • DB

    Exercise: When Less is More

    Friday, October 17, 2014

      With summer behind us and the days shortening, daily activity and exercise become even more important. No longer does the weather and late sunsets welcome us outside, easily allowing us to engage in sports, activities, and exercise.   Motivation now takes over as the key to physical activity, especially during the cold winter months, […]

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  • Bone Broth

    Let Food Be Thy Medicine

    Wednesday, October 8, 2014

      My article this week focuses on one of my favorite and rarely discussed benefits of fat: conjugated linoleic acid.   For simplicity, we will call it CLA, and to stress its importance, one of the many studies looking to supplement it to fight cancer, diabetes, or obesity recently took place. It showed some potential […]

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  • Pololu Valley, Hawaii

    On-the-Go: Healthy Travel Tips

    Tuesday, October 7, 2014

      We have officially reached vacation season. Many vacationers are undergoing crash diets and exercise programs to shape up for the beach or a visit overseas. However, few think about methods to keep the weight off and stay healthy once they arrive at their destination.   Before setting off on a trip, everyone has an […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness
Oct
23

Breasts, Sugar Cookies, and Cancer Centers

  As a radiation oncologist who specializes in breast cancer, the month of October is always a special time for me. For those of you who do not know, October is breast cancer awareness month. This annual campaign stands to promote awareness of breast cancer along with increasing the encouragement of women to take the […]

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Oct
20

Podcast 75 – Breakfast of Champions

In Episode 75 Roger and Dr. Champ Discuss: Exercise: When less is more Bicycling policy is indirectly associated with being overweight and obese Is Madrid really banning cars in the city center? Are your friends and family helping to spread obesity? A massive study assessing this. Skipping Carbs Can Make You Faster It’s time to […]

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FatsShutterStock
Oct
20

The Ketogenic Diet and Cancer: Where We Stand

  The ketogenic diet has recently taken off as a potential treatment option for many medical issues, including obesity, diabetes, and neurodegenerative disease.   The potent improvement in metabolic dysfunction in those who are overweight or have coronary artery disease and those with other metabolic health issues has been shown multiple times in many important […]

Read More
DB
Oct
17

Exercise: When Less is More

  With summer behind us and the days shortening, daily activity and exercise become even more important. No longer does the weather and late sunsets welcome us outside, easily allowing us to engage in sports, activities, and exercise.   Motivation now takes over as the key to physical activity, especially during the cold winter months, […]

Read More
Bone Broth
Oct
8

Let Food Be Thy Medicine

  My article this week focuses on one of my favorite and rarely discussed benefits of fat: conjugated linoleic acid.   For simplicity, we will call it CLA, and to stress its importance, one of the many studies looking to supplement it to fight cancer, diabetes, or obesity recently took place. It showed some potential […]

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Quote
Oct
7

Hormesis: The “Healthy” Stress?

  For millions of years, humans have been surrounded by stressful and unfavorable events and times, ranging from plagues and droughts to periods of war and starvation.   Most would consider these events anything but good, and few would consider them beneficial in any way. But what if some so-called terrible, stressful events actually were […]

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Pololu Valley, Hawaii
Oct
7

On-the-Go: Healthy Travel Tips

  We have officially reached vacation season. Many vacationers are undergoing crash diets and exercise programs to shape up for the beach or a visit overseas. However, few think about methods to keep the weight off and stay healthy once they arrive at their destination.   Before setting off on a trip, everyone has an […]

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Sewickley Farmers' Market
Oct
7

Ten Reasons to Support Your Local Farmers

  As summer has come to a close and the vibrant hues of the autumn leaves are in full swing, we know winter is around the corner. Fall marks an enjoyable season for many people with the holidays approaching to give way to the New Year. For those with health and good food on our […]

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