Omnivore’s Dilemma

Recently I saw a patient at our office for her annual exam. We were going over her labs and I was surprised to find that she brought her cholesterol down by 40 points. I asked, “How did you do that? I haven’t prescribed you any cholesterol medications?”...

For Earth Day

I am your mother I created you Be good to me Don’t trash me Don’t waste me To greed One bird, one jellyfish One ocean between can swallow you whole For Earth Day April 22nd, I suggest two things, one, we all turn our phones off for the day and two, we...

Mindfulness for healthy aging

Huffington post called 2014 the year of meditation. After my 2 year stint as medical director of Google Los Angeles, I walked away with a very important book by Chade-Meng Tan, Search Inside Yourself. I learned about mindfulness through the practice of meditation and...