Weekly Emails


Easter Island, inflammation, and ask me anything

The implications of the story are frightening, but kudos to the correspondent and photographer that put this story together.

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1 in 10 people lack access to clean water

There are a lot of things that I find “unacceptable” on a daily basis, but situations like this help put things in perspective.

Weekly Emails

A doctor with 1 million patients

I can only say that there may be no person—let alone doctor—that I hold in higher regard.


Statins, Lp(a), and upcoming podcast guests

In other words, statins are not addressing the associated risk in patients with an elevated Lp(a), and this population represents about 25% of those with previous CVD or an indication for statins.


AMA, Alzheimer’s, podcast rec, and NAD rec

Spoiler alert: Not sure taking NAD precursors orally is doing much beyond enriching the companies that make them.


Alzheimer’s prevention and the most important thing

So ironically, while Marks applies these insights to financial investments, many of the same principles apply to the way we should treat our health.

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This Bud’s for you? Don’t mix alcohol with epidemiology

“It all comes down to the way we used to study drinking,” the article starts.


Boston: Pearl Jam, Seyfried, Sinclair, and more

Definitely shared the sentiment with Eddie Vedder when he said he didn’t remember Boston being so tropical.


The importance of sleep

If I had to choose one to save, it would be sleep. Not even close.

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My visit to prison and is a “low-carb” diet going to shorten your life?

Well, you can pretty much set your calendar to it. Another scare from the folks in observational epidemiology land.

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