Articles written by me on Self-care and Palliative Medicine
On Self-Care & Palliative Medicine

Echinacea

The Cold Facts

The season of colds, and sniffles and flu is in full swing. Each year, from September until March there’s a significant increase in the number of patients who call about fevers, cough, stuffy heads and congestion. So. let’s talk about colds this week–what causes them, and how

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Echinacea. . . “Gesundheit!”

“As a cure for the cold, take your toddy to bed, put one bowler hat at the foot, and drink until you see two.” Sir Robert Lockhart (1886–1970) British author and diplomat Though a hot toddy has frequently been suggested as a home remedy for colds, alcohol

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My Philosophy

(Latin: doceō, I teach) I learned in medical school that the word, doctor, comes from the Latin word for teacher. I hold that thought closely... read more

Hinesights on Health

These are articles I wrote while in private practice in the early 2000’s. These many years later, I still have folks who ask for links, so I’ve kept them active... read more