In 2012, I was shocked to learn that new guidelines issued by the the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists stated that women should wait three to five years between Pap smears, which are the primary method of screening for cervical cancer. Thanks to that recommendation, which has influenced insurance company policies, annual Pap tests are no longer the standard of care today—and I see that as a huge problem.
You’re probably aware of just how important your skin is to your appearance, but did you know that your skin is also a reflection of your overall health?
Learn how to get better skin and how to protect yourself and your loved ones from common skin health traps from the experts at the Glowing Skin Summit, which runs from April 27 – May 4, 2015.
My mom recently called with the news that she had gone to the hospital in the middle of the night. She had had chest pain and thought she was having a heart attack. By the next morning, she felt better and anticipated going home. At the end of my work day, she called and said they still hadn’t let her leave. It turns out they decided they should do an angiogram (cardiac catheterization) because my mom does have several risk factors for a heart problem, including age over 55yo, high blood pressure and diabetes.
One of the issues I’m most worried about as a hormone specialist is chemicals that can affect my patients’ hormone levels. I’ve already told you about how endocrine-disrupting chemicals can lower testosterone—but they can actually pose even more harm than … Continue reading
Dr. Jen Landa and Registered Dietitian, Pilates enthusiast, and author Lily Nichols joined hosts Jimmy Moore and Dietitian Cassie to talk about why diabetics tend to earn less money.
Check it out on the Low-Carb Conversations podcast.