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Quandary About Fats in the Diet

1 May 2024

The human body is the most complex machine on the face of the Earth. Like any machine, it requires an input of fuel to function along with a variety of chemicals for proper maintenance. In this...

We can (mostly) stop worrying about triglycerides

13 Jan 2023

This article was originally posted in the Montreal Gazette.

Do the holidays cause heart attacks?

23 Dec 2021

This article was first published in The Skeptical Inquirer

The Kiss of Death- Almost

4 Aug 2021

An Italian lady showed up at a clinic complaining of generalized itching and swelling of her lips about 30 minutes after making love with her husband. The reaction disappeared after treatment with...

The Truth about Vitamin D and COVID-19

16 Mar 2021

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

Statins Have a Proven Track Record

25 Nov 2020

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

Can Avocados Lower My Cholesterol?

12 Feb 2020

There aren’t many well-done nutrition studies. Many studies are observational and rely on questionnaires to figure out what people eat. There are very few randomized trials because these are hard...

The "Polypill" and Cardiovascular Disease

25 Oct 2019

The idea of a polypill was first proposed nearly 20 years ago and the idea was a simple one. Make one pill that contained a baby aspirin, a cholesterol medication, and blood pressure pills. Rather...


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