I know many people love drinking soda, especially when paired with a good burger and fries. Or you would never go near soda, but drink tons of fruit juice, because 100% of fruit juice is “better for you.”  But much like everything in life, too much of a good thing is rarely good, and that… [Read More]

[Edible Fungi Chart from The New Student’s Reference Work, 1914. Source: Wikimedia Commons] I love mushrooms. They are one of the most underrated foods, in my opinion. Mushrooms are flavorful and versatile. They can be grilled, sautéed, roasted, and eaten raw.  And on the nutritional side, they are packed with many vital nutrients. This is… [Read More]

Waking up to use the bathroom—a condition called nocturia—becomes a nightly ritual for many men as they age. But there is something that can help: strength training.  Hear me out.   Nocturia occurs when the body produces too much urine at night—often about 20 to 30 percent of what a person produces during a regular… [Read More]

Active surveillance (AS) continues to be one of the more popular options for managing prostate cancer. Statistics in JAMA found that the number of men with low-risk prostate cancer who chose AS over other treatments rose from 14.5 percent to 42.1 percent between 2010 and 2015. Yet, some men may not take full advantage of its benefits.… [Read More]

The inability to function sexually can be embarrassing to a man. No question. There are many stigmas tied to a man’s manliness and his ability to rise to the occasion. While sexual function is important for the quality of life, erectile dysfunction can be a signed of a more deadly problem, like a heart attack The… [Read More]

[Image from Time magazine article] As a native New Yorker, I hold a heavy heart every September 11 for the thousands who died and the thousands who survived. But I have a special connection for the heroic first responders and recovery workers who helped during the aftermath, like firefighters, police officers, and medical personnel.  Not… [Read More]

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