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  • Survival of the Firmest: Erectile Dysfunction and Death
    Survival of the Firmest: Erectile Dysfunction and Death
    Because penile arteries are only about half the size of the coronary arteries in the heart, erectile dysfunction can be a powerful predictor of cardiac events such as sudden death.
  • Blocking the First Step of Heart Disease
    Blocking the First Step of Heart Disease
    By preventing the buildup of cholesterol in our blood stream, we can prevent atherosclerosis in our coronary arteries, the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. This...
  • Arterial Acne
    Arterial Acne
    Atherosclerotic plaques in coronary arteries may be more aptly described as pimples, initiated by the infiltration of cholesterol into the lining of our arteries. The ending, should blood flow to our...
  • Hearts Shouldn’t Skip a Beet
    Hearts Shouldn’t Skip a Beet
    The nitrate in vegetables, which the body can turn into the vasodilator nitric oxide, may help explain the role dark green leafy vegetables play in the prevention and treatment of hypertension (high...
  • Atkins Diet: Trouble Keeping It Up
    Atkins Diet: Trouble Keeping It Up
    A case report in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly Journal of the American Dietetic Association) of a man who went on the Atkins diet, lost his ability to have an...
  • China Study on Sudden Cardiac Death
    China Study on Sudden Cardiac Death
    The China-Oxford-Cornell Diet and Health Project directed by T. Colin Campbell and colleagues showed that chronic diseases such as heart disease are not inevitable consequences of aging.
  • Our Number One Killer Can Be Stopped
    Our Number One Killer Can Be Stopped
    Dr. Dean Ornish proved decades ago that heart disease could be reversed solely with diet and lifestyle changes.
  • Resuscitating Medicare
    Resuscitating Medicare
    Medicare is now accepting for reimbursement the Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease and the Pritikin Program, which, on a personal note, is what inspired me to go into medicine.
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