Health Advice
by Dr. Weiss


Health Advice by Dr. Weiss
  • Medical science and particularly medical imaging have progressed dramatically over our lifetimes. Common radiology diagnostic tests such as CT scans, MRIs, and ultrasounds were not readily available anywhere when I started practice in Naples forty years ago. Now, we routinely diagnose much earlier and more accurately than ever before while avoiding more invasive procedures such as exploratory surgery. Better diagnostic tests contribute to improved outcomes.
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  • Sep 13, 2017
    Is gene splicing in your future? Currently, mice are being cured of hemophilia and HIV; and geneticists are engineering pigs to make them suitable for human organ transplantation—all according to a recent Wall Street Journal article.
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  • Making the healthy choice the easy choice is the mantra of the Blue Zones Project in southwest Florida as well as in forty-five other communities across nine states, engaging 3.3 million Americans and growing. Adding economic benefits for participants, communities, and those entities paying for sickness—individuals, employers, insurers—is a perfect application of behavioral economics.
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  • Much has been written about how to succeed in life, business, school, and old age; as a couple or family; and in most every other environment and situation imaginable.
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  • Jun 26, 2017
    People who have a sense of purpose live seven years longer and are happier and more productive than those without a goal, according to Richard J. Leider, author of The Power of Purpose.
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