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“Sherlock Holmes” Will Diagnose You Now

“Sherlock Holmes” Will Diagnose You Now

The intense, questioning, never giving up way Sherlock Holmes goes after the bad guy is the same way we doctors go after your diagnosis. And the reasoning is simple. The diagnosis is what it’s all about in the medical world. Even though it’s simply a label, it decides everything. It places you and your symptoms into a group that doctors have seen before. It allows doctors, based on what‘s happened... »

DCoC Podcast: Heart Health

DCoC Podcast: Heart Health

February is Heart Health Month – I explain what a heart attack is and tell you the story of how heart attacks have been managed from President Eisenhower — his wife was told to “cuddle him” — up to Vice President Cheney’s recent high-tech heart transplant. Click to Listen »

DCoC Podcast: News Digest for the Week of February 16

DCoC Podcast: News Digest for the Week of February 16

“Benzos,” benzodiazepines, are prescribed by the gallon but do they work? And even if they do, are they safe to use? Herd immunity – what is it, do we need it? Obesity – genetic or not? If it is, what is does it mean? Smoking: New research says smoking kills in many ways besides lung cancer and heart attacks. I don’t spend long on this because who doesn’t know s... »

DCoC Video: Vaccines

DCoC Video: Vaccines

Is Jenny McCarthy right about vaccines? Does fear, when confronted by the reality of disease, make the ‘stupid’ change their minds and do the right thing when it comes to vaccines? Hint – yes!!! DCoC’s take on why you and your kids should be vaccinated. »

Can You Die of a Broken Heart?

Can You Die of a Broken Heart?

Can you die of a broken heart? The short answer is yes, but man is it rare and it’s all got to do with hormones. But let’s start here; remember the first time you were in love? I mean puppy love. Remember how physical it was? Your heart’s all a flutter. Butterflies in your stomach. Sometimes you couldn’t even talk when you were near “the great one” because you were in such a tizzy. And then the in... »

DCoC After Dark Video: Can You Die of a Broken Heart?

DCoC After Dark Video: Can You Die of a Broken Heart?

Is love an addiction? Can you die of a broken heart? These questions and the meaning of life, well, maybe not the meaning of life, are answered in DCoC’s Valentine’s video and, oh, it will make you SMILE…promise. »

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