Posts by Michelle Ramirez

Emotion versus logic in medicine

It’s 9:30 am on a Wednesday, I get on the elevator and I hear a man, in his 40’s, having a conversation on his cell. He says: “He had a brain bleed yesterday and they had to put a breathing tube in, they don’t know how much damage his brain has suffered at this point.”…

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The 5 health benefits of drinking coffee

I had first published a blog post on this topic last year, however, given all the recent talk about coffee and cancer, I thought it best to update and address the issue. As you may be aware, recently a California judge ruled for the placement of warnings by coffee sellers about a potential cancer-causing chemical…

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The secret to starting a new healthy habit

Ahhhh change. It comes so hard to all of us! Forming a new healthy habit can be as elusive as that pot of gold at the end of a rainbow . Of course, there is much variability. Some behaviors are easier than others and healthy habit formation just comes easier to some of us. In fact, there is…

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