Category Archives: Heart Disease

I dreamed I discussed personal accountability in healthcare with Joe Biden!

My dream last night featured Vice President Joe Biden.  In the dream, I met him in an office setting, and we had an extended discussion about how to inject some accountability into individual health care. Healthcare isn’t really about insurance companies, … Continue reading

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why you should love cold water swimming!

I am a veteran of many cold water swims.  Starting with deep ocean swims in California’s cold Pacific ocean.  We often swam in 64-66 degree water because that ocean stays cold even in the summer. Growing up with a swimming … Continue reading

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Meet Dr. Esselstyn and his amazing diet for preventing heart attacks

It’s almost the last day of February – Heart Month — and last time I checked (5 minutes ago)  cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States; with one in every three deaths is from heart … Continue reading

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