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Recipes for a Holiday Meal

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Happy holidays everyone! I prepared this meal for eight as part of the fundraiser for The Laguna Foundation. It was a big hit and I’m sure your family and guests will enjoy this meal this holiday season. I served them in order, below, with lots of time in between courses for conversation. Plan for a… Read More

Your Healthy Winter Skin

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Your Healthy Winter Skin Wintertime is notorious for leaving people with dry, chapped skin, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some easy tips for healthier skin. In the nutrition world the mantra is: if all else fails, support your liver. Your liver, like your skin, is a detoxifying organ and the… Read More

Jaws: The Hidden Epidemic

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Another interesting program that I am chairing at The Commonwealth Club on Tuesday in San Francisco, based on the book Jaws by Sandra Kahn and the famed Paul Ehrlich. There is a serious hidden epidemic just now being discovered by the public health community. It’s most obvious symptom is the growing frequency of children with… Read More

Microsurgery Program at The Commonwealth Club

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Join me on Tuesday, November 6th at The Commonwealth Club for a fascinating program on Microsurgery. What is microsurgery?   Reconstruction of the mutilated hand, for example, restoring all fingers and thumbs with toe transplantation. Breast reconstruction after mastectomy can now preformed using only abdominal or thigh tissue, without the need for an implant. Facial… Read More

Suicide amongst Veterans

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We all know that suicide amongst our Veterans and Active Duty Service men and women is high, but here are the troubling statistics from the VA Suicide Data Report. I think many of you know I have taught and worked with Veterans, and that my son is a Veteran, and this report makes me so… Read More