After winning an honorary Academy Award at the age of 6 and earning $3 million before puberty, Shirley Temple grew up to be a level-headed adult. When her cancerous left breast was removed in 1972, at a time when operations for cancer were shrouded in secrecy, she held a news conference in her hospital room to speak out about her mastectomy and to urge women … Continue reading

Sherpaa, in just a few short months, will be open for business in San Francisco. I’m going to be in SF February 10 – 16 meeting with practicing doctors in the city and surrounding areas. Here’s how Sherpaa works with doctors: First, Sherpaa hires a small group of doctors to work full time for us. Our doctors solve medical issues 70% of the time by … Continue reading

I really, really hate going to the doctor. As a doctor, you know exactly what you should be afraid of having. You’ve seen it all happen to other people. Personally, when something new and weird happens to me my fears always irrationally gravitate toward the following three things: Cancer of any kind (despite the fact that there are almost zero cases of cancer in my … Continue reading

When tragedies like these deaths happen to celebrities, they should be a wake-up call for the rest of us. If someone who has everything going for them can be so horribly enslaved to what they know could kill them, imagine what it’s like for the average addict. Addiction is bigger than class, race, religion, or any other factor that one might hope would reduce its … Continue reading