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Dear Facebook: Please Stop Censoring Real Health Issues

Social media is nothing short of a miracle in my life for many reasons. Protecting important freedoms regarding it is important. 10 years ago I never would have believed I’d feel passionately about freedom of speech in social media. My cancer diagnosis and what I call my “emotional train wreck year” changed all that. Right […]

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Angelina’s Bold Decision, Why Dr. Bailey Agrees

In her New York Times op-ed, Angelina Jolie Pitt shared what she learned during her five days of waiting for critical cancer tests. She said, “The beautiful thing about such moments in life is that there is so much clarity. You know what you live for and what matters. It is polarizing, and it is peaceful.” In […]

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Seasonal Tea Recipe Everyone Will Love (Even Your Skin)

  Turmeric Turmeric is a spice that grows in India and other Asian areas and is primarily used to flavor curries. It has a distinctive gold color and tends to stain things easily (so much so it was used as a yellow dye for centuries), thanks to the antioxidant curcumin. If you haven’t heard of […]

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Secrets of Staying Healthy in Your 50s and Beyond

The older you are the higher the probability that you will suffer a health crisis. I know, I’m a doctor, I’m 56, and I just suffered a doozie of a health crisis. My advice for those of us who are over 50: create a foundation of good health and vitality to weather a health calamity when it […]

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Thriving Through the Holidays Despite Cancer

Holidays bring up emotions, both happy and sad ones. Holiday emotions are extra close to the surface when you have a life-threatening illness, like cancer. This is my first holiday season as a cancer survivor with last year being my first as a cancer patient. I’m now in that critical “watch and wait” three-year phase, […]

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Tips for Healthy Eating: How Healthy Eating Impacts Our Life

Holiday goodies are everywhere about now. Should I or shouldn’t I is always the question we have to grapple with when we face another tantalizing “dietary indiscretion.”   To help fortify our healthy eating resolve, here are three really motivating blog posts that I want to bring to your attention. They are also good reminders for us as we […]

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