Prescription Drugs

Prescription Drugs Do More Harm Than Good

Aegrescit medendo: “The disease worsens with the treatment” from the Aeneid by Roman poet Virgil, 70–19 BC

As a conventionally trained physician, I recognize and appreciate the breakthrough medications that truly save lives and enhance health. However, far too

Health Benefits of Laughter

The Myriad Health Benefits of Laughter

Last year, we lost two of our most beloved comedians, Robin Williams and Joan Rivers. Who can forget Robin Williams’ improvisations and the characters he brought to life in Mork and Mindy, Mrs. Doubtfire, and Patch Adams,

Advantage of Medical Tourism

Taking Advantage of Medical Tourism

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a charming 2012 movie that features a diverse and eccentric group of older Brits living in a “retirement hotel” in India. One of the characters, played by Maggie Smith, initially goes to India for

Health Benefits of Chocolate

The Many Health Benefits of Chocolate

Valentine’s Day is synonymous with chocolate. Americans buy a billion dollars’ worth of candy for this holiday every year, and 75 percent of it is chocolate. Although this treat contains a lot of sugar, fat, and calories, the health benefits