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Lower Parkinson’s Risk with Peppers and Tomatoes

Michael Omidi, MD looks at the benefits that naturally occurring nicotine in peppers and tomatoes can have on the risk of Parkinson’s. Studies have shown that those who use tobacco may have a lower risk of contracting Parkinson’s disease later in their lives. These studies strongly suggest that the lowered risk is a result of [...]

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Don’t Let Fear Of Weight Gain Stop You From Quitting Smoking

The benefits to quitting smoking far outweigh any potential weight gained in the process. Michael Omidi, MD examines the benefits of quitting smoking and how putting on a few extra pounds is worth it. A common concern among smokers contemplating giving up the habit is the amount of weight that they may gain in the [...]

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Michael Omidi, MD Looks at Added Sugars and Obesity

Michael Omidi, MD discusses a new petition to limit the amount of added sugars in beverages. Do added sugars deserve all of the blame that they receive for obesity? The consumer group Center for Science in the Public Interest recently submitted a petition to the FDA asking them to not only identify a safe level [...]

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Michael Omidi, MD on New Benefits of Vegetarian Diet

Michael Omidi, MD discusses the new benefits of maintaining a vegetarian diet. According to new studies from Oxford University a vegetarian diet may help to reduce heart disease.  While many choose a vegetarian or vegan diet because of their beliefs relating to animal cruelty, the majority of people now choose a vegetarian diet due to [...]

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Dr. Michael Omidi, MD Looks at Disparity in Breast Cancer Survival

Previous studies have shown that there is a significant racial disparity when it comes to survival through breast cancer, but here Dr. Michael Omidi, MD discusses the most up to date information regarding this serious issue. This is Dr. Michael Omidi, MD and as Breast Cancer Awareness month ends I wanted to briefly discuss this finding [...]

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Michael Omidi Talks About the Sex-Trafficking Epidemic

Michael Omidi, M.D. from No More Poverty here to alert you to the fact that, worldwide, nearly 30 million people are living in slavery. As disgraceful as this is, even more disgraceful is the fact that modern-day slavery is largely fueled by poverty, which is something that we all can and must address. A recent [...]

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Michael Omidi, MD Reviews Man Changing Cancer Care

Michael Omidi, MD has just learned of one young man’s struggle against cancer and the ripple effect it may have on cancer care. Many doctors, including Michael Omidi, MD, see the potential to change cancer care thanks to one brave young man. One young man, aged 24, has unfortunately had to endure more than 350 [...]

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