New York counties that banned trans fats in foods showed steeper declines in heart disease than those that didn’t have trans fat restrictions. Laws that restrict adding trans fats to foods have had immediate beneficial effects on heart health, new research has found. The Food and Drug Administration plans to restrict the use of trans […]

 By Antony S. Egnal, MD As I write this article, I reflect with sadness how the medical world around us has changed. The notion of a physician who’s supposed to be the patient’s most vocal advocate and make decisions in the patient’s best interest is being constantly and progressively eroded. Having grown up in South […]