Jewish Journal

  • Many with Prostate Cancer Do Not Benefit From Surgery

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    July 20, 2012 | 11:14 am

    My regular readers know that prostate cancer has been a controversial topic recently. The controversy centers around our ignorance of whether treating early prostate cancer helps patients, and by extension, whether early diagnosis is helpful. In May I wrote about the US Preventive... read on

  • Are You Obese?

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    July 13, 2012 | 11:11 am

    Americans are getting heavier and have been doing so for decades. One in three adults in the US is obese. Overweight and obese people are more likely to develop diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and other serious health problems. What can be done?

    Last month the US... read on