The skeptical cardiologist wrote about “Hot Dogs, Brats, Music, Nitrates and Your Risk of Cardiovascular Death” 6 years ago but that article did not approach the virality of a recent
For far too long, many patients have undergone a cardiac test that carries grave risks with the misunderstanding that they are getting the definitive assessment of their coronary arteries. Chances
In the last few weeks the skeptical cardiologist has had a run on patients with premature atrial contractions (PACs). I’ve discussed in detail premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) here and here.
A recent Marion Nestle post, Industry-funded studies of the week: Yogurt highlights three papers which strongly support the health benefits of consuming full fat dairy-in particular yogurt. Nestle does a
The skeptical cardiologist admits to being a coffee snob and addict. For the last 10 years, I’ve been using the Chemex system to brew my morning cup of Java. Once
The skeptical cardiologist wrote a post extolling the virtues of egg nog back in 2013. Today I’m reposting it and wishing all my readers and patients a great Christmas and
(This post was updated 11/28/2022) Most Americans take it for granted that if they want to lower their risk of heart disease they should switch from eating red meat to
Anthony C. Pearson M.D., F.A.C.C. is a cardiologist, musician, writer and a regular columnist at MedPage Today