The mission of truPhys is to construct a bridge between the common public and health information published in well-ranked, peer reviewed scientific journals, with the foundational intention to educate.

Stop Blaming Autism on Vaccines Already!

I recently read an article in the Washington Post discussing how Republican frontrunner Donald Trump still believes that vaccinations are to blame for autism in children. Why this is even a topic of his campaign I am not sure, but it is and that is a fact.  And, at the…

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Ulnar Neuropathy and Cycling

Have you ever suffered from a loss of feeling in part of your hand after an extended bike ride? Not only is it uncomfortable, but the use of your fingers decreases the longer you continue, which can make shifting and braking difficult.  You may be suffering from a condition known as ulnar neuropathy (also…

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The History of Chest Pain – A Diagnosis of the Breast

While attending a conference for the American Heart Association in March, I had an interesting conversation with my doctoral mentor, Dr. Siddhartha Angadi. I am always in awe of his knowledge, as he’s only 35 years old and has a deep understanding of cardiovascular physiology – one to be revered…

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Gluten Sensitivity… Are You for Real?!

If you’re not aware (and I don’t know how you couldn’t be), there has been a huge boom in the gluten-free market: books, celebrities, you name it. And the food products… some marked-up more than 300 percent. According to a recent article published by Dr.’s Glenn Gaesser and Siddhartha Angadi…

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Healthcare “Reform” Act

As a simple, and somewhat ignorant statement, I would say I, and many others for the same reasons, support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or simply ACA). This is based on the idea (or ideal) that everyone deserves medical coverage, and without diving into reputable literature, on the…

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Social Media and Healthcare: A Storm?

Social media is the most modern form of mass communication. It’s quick, it’s personal, it can be superficial or deep. It delivers the news, however uncanny or serious is up to the author and seeker. You could consider it a platform to replace town hall meetings, public debates of various…

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We Can’t All Go to Fancy Yoga Classes

Yesterday, I was pretty excited/surprised to hear that TIME picked up an article Dr. Siddhartha Angadi and I co-wrote in 2015. (WOAH… TIME! WHAT?!) The original article was written for Zocalo Public Square, a non-profit, intellectual “Ideas Exchange” that blends journalism and live events. They solicited our expertise as contribution…

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