Women, Heart Fat, and Longevity

Women, Heart Fat, and Longevity

Dr. Andrew Rudin, MD, has already written at length about the issues that plague women regarding keeping their hearts healthy and properly detecting and diagnosing a heart attack. Recently, though, studies have begun to demonstrate that there are even more risks for...
Are Soda Taxes Worth It?

Are Soda Taxes Worth It?

Health Taxes: Is the Cost Worth It? Citizens of Philadelphia protested in outrage when the city council decided in a 13-4 vote to enact a tax on sweetened beverages throughout the city. Every ounce of sweetened beverage now bears a 1.5 cent tax. The city’s reasoning...
Plants not Pills for Heart Health

Plants not Pills for Heart Health

We’ve all seen the ads for wonder pills that have all the minerals of dozens of fruits and vegetables or smoothies that “count” as three days’ worth of an alphabet soup of vitamins. While these claims are factually accurate, the research is clear: it’s better for your...