James Gandolfini’s Killer has powerful accomplices: Misinformation and the status quo

This is a guest blog from Dr. Robert Emerick, the Founder, President and Interventional Cardiologist at Choice Cardiovascular, a direct practice (also called concierge medicine or boutique medicine).  Dr. Emerick’s website can be found at http://www.choicecardiovascular.com/. James Gandolfini, well known to many of us as the likeable, yet brutal and sociopathic, family man, modern-day don of…

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The importance of sleep in healthy aging

When I was a child, my then 26-year old aunt died, unexpectedly and suddenly.  She simply felt tired, lay down and never got up again.  My family was quite disbelieving that foul play hadn’t happened and so we did something most families don’t’ do when someone dies.  We had an autopsy performed.  When that didn’t…

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