• Prevention Is the Best Treatment

    Prevention Is the Best Treatment0

    Society needs to think differently when it comes to health care. Most people wait to see a doctor when something bothers them. As the old adage goes: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This should be the new mantra. As a Family Physician for the past 23 years, I have grown

  • Ask Cynthia

    Ask Cynthia0

    My husband and I grew up in our faith and continue to teach our children how we learned to worship God. Our 14-year-old daughter recently informed me she doesn’t’t agree with our faith and wants to convert to another faith to worship God. I am not happy about it. I want her to share our

  • New FDA chin drug

    New FDA chin drug0

    Those who have dreamed of getting rid of a double chin but dreaded the idea of going under the knife now have a new option. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Kybella as a treatment for adults with moderate to severe chin fat. Kybella, manufactured by Westlake Village, Calif.-based Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc. contains

  • Get up and get going

    Get up and get going0

    Elisabeth doesn’t recall ever being happy. As a child, she learned to live with her depression, but she relied on a good connection with God and spiritual strength to get her through life. She would watch her siblings being happy and outgoing and found it hard to understand. Through her teenage years, she was always

  • Get help for your binge eating.

    Get help for your binge eating.0

    Nan was once one of the millions of Americans who struggle with the most common eating disorder: binge eating disorder. A recent Harvard study found that approximately 7 million people have the disorder, which affects 3.5 percent of women and 2 percent of men. “I couldn’t stop eating. I started eating compulsively when I was

  • Take steps to make outdoor exercise more tolerable this summer

    Take steps to make outdoor exercise more tolerable this summer0

    Make no mistake about it: We weathered a big storm last month, and summer is back with a vengeance. Having lived and marathon trained in Houston for the last four summers in a row, I can attest to the fact that it’s still challenging to acclimate to it every year. Here are some tips to