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

Vitamin C

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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Do You C?

Ascorbic Acid, the scientific name for Vitamin C, was formally identified in lemons in 1928, but the symptoms of disease created by Vitamin C deficiency had been described for thousands of years previously. Aristotle, in 450 B.C. described a syndrome characterized by fatigue, gum inflammation, tooth decay,

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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