Category Archives: Your Heart, Your Health

Blood Test For Heart Disease

  Question: Dear Dr. Dan, Last month the FDA approved the “Plac Test”. It’s a blood test to help predict heart disease risk. How will this blood test be [..]

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5 Ways to Ensure a Heart Attack

Want a Heart Attack? People often ask me about the ways to avoid a heart attack. Fortunately, there are many lifestyle habits and medicines to help you to [..]

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Why I Love My Job

At 5 o’clock this morning I lay peacefully asleep…then BAM!  The shockingly loud phone ringing…blasts in my ear!  It’s the emergency room – a 50-year-old woman has arrived [..]

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Cholesterol Medicines? Why me?

Over the years there have been many breakthroughs in health care. Antibiotics changed the course of medicine and human history by making many infections treatable. The same must [..]

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Are you an Athlete? Your Heart Rate and Health.

Last week I saw a new patient twice in my office – a seemingly very healthy woman in her 30’s. She was referred to me by her family physician [..]

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