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Evaluating thyroid nodules

Implications for thyroid removal are lifelong By David Dunaief, M.D. It is very interesting that the amount of coverage by the lay press concerning thyroid nodules does not reflect the number of people who actually have them. More than 50 percent of people have...

Preventing skin cancer

Diet choices and vitamin B3 have surprising effects By David Dunaief Warmer weather is finally upon us, we now have long, sunny days and, soon, the beach. However, longer sun exposure does increase the risk of skin cancer. Melanoma is the most serious skin cancer, but...

Diabetes myths and truths

Some surprising results about lifestyle By David Dunaief, M.D. Most of us know that type 2 diabetes is an epidemic in America and continues to grow. Type 2 diabetes was thought to be an adult-onset disease, but more and more children and adolescents are affected as...