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My Long First Date with Death

My Long First Date with Death

  My Long First Date with Death By: Erin Stair MD, MPH Still crusty-eyed, I sluggishly walk into the New York City hospital’s musty surgical on-call room. It’s 6 AM and still dark out. To lighten the mood, I start joking with the other medical students, identically dressed in loose-fitting, light-blue scrubs. All of us would […]

Evidence for the Keto Diet

Evidence for The Keto Diet

    What is the evidence for the Keto diet? Do the risks outweigh the benefits? The Keto diet is incredibly popular. Passionate followers say they feel significantly better on the Keto diet, lose weight and even have better lab values. I have a few friends ( and readers of the Blooming Wellness blog) who […]

Survive a Nuclear Bomb: How to Do It with Dr. Andrew Karam

How to survive a nuclear bomb

    How to survive a nuclear bomb, a conversation with world-wide nuclear radiation expert Dr. Andrew Karam; A new episode of my Causes or Cures Podcast. Most people think that it’s impossible to survive a nuclear bomb. It is if you’re stuck in the fallout plume or come outside before it’s safe and get […]

Alkaline Water and its Health Claims

The Faulty Health Claims of Alkaline Water

  Unless you’ve never set foot into a natural health store, you’ve heard of alkaline water and its health claims. Alkaline water, or high pH water,  is a very popular wellness product and one you’ll see in natural stores across the country. Along with alkaline water, the alkaline diet is also very popular, with many […]

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