Meatless Monday Offers 10 Hot Tips For Tasty Summer Grilling That’ll Get You Fired Up For A Healthy BBQ Season

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy delicious, sizzling meals straight off the grill!  As you get set to fire up your BBQ, instead of the usual meat-focused fare, cook up some grilled veggies instead.  Giving up meat doesn’t mean having to give up smoky barbecue flavor.  Vegetables are amazing on the grill, plus meatless grilling is an easy way to add vitamin-packed, healthy seasonal produce to your diet, which can help reduce your risk of certain chronic diseases. [Read more...]

Understanding the New PSA Testing Guidelines

Recently the American Urological Association (AUA) announced new guidelines for prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing.  These guidelines were designed to help urologists, and ultimately patients, reduce prostate cancer mortality by making informed screening decisions.  These recommendations were based on comprehensive literature reviews and the strength of the existing evidence.  Here is what you need to [...]

High Soy Diet Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk

World-wide prostate cancer is the 4th most common cancer; however, the incidence of the disease varies markedly geographically. The United States has one of the highest rates of prostate cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, over 240,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year; this translates into over 2 million prostate cancer survivors [...]

Track And Trace: Improving the Safety of the Drug Distribution System

The United States has one of the safest and most closely monitored pharmaceutical supply chains in the world.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which reviews and approves all prescription drugs, is responsible for the security of our prescription drugs and has long been a vigilant watchdog over unsafe, diverted and counterfeit drugs.  Unfortunately, [...]

Dr. David Samadi on the Dangers of Excessive Weight

Being overweight poses a very real health risk and should be an issue taken seriously by everyone. As a general guideline a person’s waistline should be their height (in inches) divided by 2, and should be less than 35″ for women and 40″ for men. Visceral fat, the fat located deep inside the abdomen, can [...]

Using Sex as a Bribe? Women Do It—and So Do Men

We all know that women can and do sometimes use sex as a kind of bribe (not that anyone’s complaining). Researchers put the portion of women who’ve done it at 65%. The same research also found that 11% of men use the same technique to reward good behavior (again, you’re not going to find anyone [...]

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