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Health Honeymooners

Ralph Cramden was the quintessential sucker. The Honeymooner’s character, brought indelibly to life by Jackie Gleason, was the inspiration for Fred Flintstone- another sucker- just as Ralph’s long-suffering wife, Alice, was the inspiration for Wilma.

By | June 7th, 2013|Categories: Blog, DNSFP, Dr. Katz Blog|0 Comments

coQ and A

A study just reported at the Heart Failure 2013 Congress in Lisbon, Portugal indicates that co-enzyme Q10 (co-Q10) is effective in congestive heart failure, improving both function and survival. Over a span of decades, very few medications have been identified that work well to treat CHF...

By | May 31st, 2013|Categories: Blog, DNSFP, Dr. Katz Blog|0 Comments

Fixing Obesity

I spoke last week at a symposium on nutrition and public health at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Among others on the panel with me was Richard Starmann, the former head of Corporate Communications for McDonald’s...

By | May 17th, 2013|Categories: Blog, DNSFP, Dr. Katz Blog|0 Comments

All for One

I am recently back from my most recent visit to Mindstream Academy, a boarding school that preferentially addresses the needs of middle and high-school students with severe obesity and related health problems.

By | May 10th, 2013|Categories: Blog, DNSFP, Dr. Katz Blog|0 Comments