What heart patients can learn from cancer patients

by Carolyn Thomas  @HeartSisters

Cardiologist Dr. Richard Fogoros has issued this blunt warning to those at risk for developing heart disease:

“You need to change your life. If you don’t, you will suffer the consequences  – possibly decades earlier than is necessary.”

In his Heart Health Center column, he observed that most high-risk people end up making only half-hearted efforts to modify their heart attack riskAnd he blamed doctors for enabling this lack of personal accountability.  Continue reading “What heart patients can learn from cancer patients”

Seven tips from Dr. Oz to prevent a heart attack

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UPDATE: June 16, 2016:   This 2009 post has been removed after I decided that I cannot in good conscience help in any way to promote physicians who recommend goofy therapies, remedies or unfortunate “miracle in a bottle!” cures (what the watchdog site Respectful Insolence has aptly described as “ranging from fairly pedestrian to pure quackery”).

To find out what Dr. Oz “evidence” is really all about, watch his compelling skewering at the hands of the astute U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill.