Fact Checking the News

Why we should NOT hate taking medicines

Michael E. Makover, MD FACP, Chief Medical Officer JIBEI

Many people very understandably hate to take medicines. It is a lot of bother, they can be expensive, and there is always that worry that they might do something bad to you. Taking medicines says to you that there is something wrong with you – who likes to feel that way? Besides, it seems so unnatural. 

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The great fat revolution that isn’t

Michael E. Makover, MD FACP, Chief Medical Officer JIBEI

Recent books and headlines shout the supposed great news – fat is good for you! Butter is back! Eat all the saturated fat you want! Do not eat carbohydrates! Unfortunately, that is dangerously wrong. Beware of the fat pushers.

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