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My goal is to educate the public on gastrointestinal health issues and to dispel the many myths related to digestion and nutrition. A secondary goal is to provide a perspective from a working physician on how science, politics and health needs combine to produce the practice of medicine in the United States today. My work also appears at (Web site for Gastroenterology Group of Naples)

  • Probiotics and Prebiotics Posted 7/5/2010 at 2:33 p.m. 0 comments

    What are probiotics and prebiotics? Are they beneficial for your health? Read on to lear more . . .

  • Colon Cancer: An Ounce of prevention . . . Posted 3/17/2010 at 7:30 a.m. 0 comments

    If you are 50 or older and have not yet been screened for colon cancer, you are taking a significant but unnecessary risk.

  • Prescription for Gastroesophageal Reflux Posted 3/7/2010 at 9:10 p.m. 1 comment

    Different foods, timing of meals, body position and rapidity of eating can all influence gastroesophageal reflux. By understanding these influences better decisions can be made to minimize gastroesophageal reflux.

  • You are what you eat! Posted 2/14/2010 at 2:38 p.m. 0 comments

    Certain foods have a direct effect on the GI tract; by appreciating this relationship better choices can be made to allow you to fully enjoy your eating experience.

  • Stress and the GI Tract Posted 2/1/2010 at 12:31 p.m. 1 comment

    Stress profoundly affects the GI Tract. Why does this occur and what you can do about it?

  • My credentials Posted 1/11/2010 at 11:48 a.m. 0 comments

    From St. Louis to Philadelphia and Washington and Naples