Ohio medical examiner rejects death certificate for woman who died in Cincinnati hotel

CINCINNATI — A Cincinnati medical examiner rejected a death certificate Wednesday that said the 28-year-old woman who had died in a hotel room in August 2014 died of a brain aneurysm, an unusual diagnosis in a case that drew international attention and drew sharp criticism from her family.In rejecting the death certificate, Cincinnati Medical Examiner Edmond Aguilar said the patient’s […]

Why is dietitians losing the battle against obesity?

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) chief commissioner Scott Gottlieb has suggested that dietitators should be given more responsibility to assess patients for possible medical issues that could be linked to obesity.Speaking at the International Association of Dietitians annual conference in London, Gottliebe said he expected the industry to be more responsive to medical needs and be more aware of what […]

How to eat healthier in Miami

In Miami, the foodie community is divided over the healthiest and most expensive restaurants.What is your diet and how should you eat it?A few days ago, I visited the restaurant “Dietitians,” where I found myself seated at the bar next to two young men who had just been diagnosed with breast cancer.They were a bit nervous, but I made a […]

How to test for a ‘dietitian’s illness’: How to find out if you’re getting sick

Health care workers have a problem, and the answer isn’t just “diet.”The American College of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (ACGHE) reports that nearly 30 percent of the nearly 800,000 registered dietitians in the United States are currently diagnosed with some sort of illness, including some type of chronic illness.ACGHE also estimates that the number of dietiters who have died over the […]