Not Now Honey—Here, Have Some Salt.: Salt and Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

If you want to kill your love life, keep eating salt if you’re a man or feeding your significant other salt if you’re in a relationship with a man. Who knew that adding salt to your food is also a killer in the bedroom, at least when it comes to performance? Not me. At least […]

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Thank you, Karrass for No Longer Promoting Smoking

What a pleasant surprise—a fortune cookie replacing a cigar-wielding woman celebrating her success in negotiation. How about that! You may recall my blog post and press release anguishing over the previous ad by Karrass that showed a woman with a cigar in hand. I was literally ecstatic when I opened a current in-flight magazine during […]

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Salt-induced Pot Holes in your Arteries

A recent return to New York City after a few decades gave me an idea about how to explain why cholesterol builds in your arteries. This blog will make even more sense if you take a moment to read prior blogs on this subject. Back in the late 1970s when I was training in general […]

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Give Thanks for Your Heart Health

You haven’t heard from me in a while because I’ve been busy finishing my new book Salt: Black America’s Silent Killer. I hadn’t planned to write an entire book on this topic, but the more I researched, the more appalled I became. Not only are Black Americans are two to six times more likely to […]

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My Arteries Are Rusting on the Inside like My Car Is Rusting on the Outside

You wouldn’t think that rust spots on your car and fat in your arteries would have anything in common, especially since you can see rust spots all too readily and you can’t see the fat build up in your arteries at all. Allow me to explain their shared traits by telling you a story. My […]

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