David L. Katz, MD, MPH

David L. Katz, MD, MPH, preventive medicine specialist and cofounder and director of Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center and founder and president of True Health Initiative, New Haven, Connecticut. He is author of several books on nutrition, including Disease-Proof: The Remarkable Truth About What Makes Us Well. DavidKatzMD.com

Blood Pressure

Postprandial Hypotension: When Eating Makes You Dizzy

Feeling faint or dizzy after eating might be caused by postprandial hypotension, a common condition among older adults. Here’s what you can do about it.

Diet & Nutrition

The Healthiest Way to Eat Red Meat

Red meat is in, but is it healthy? It can be, if you know which meat to eat and how much. Here’s how to be a healthier red meat eater.


5 DIY Tests That Could Save Your Life

Try these easy self-checks of your heart, lungs, hearing and more… If you're conscientious about your health, you probably see…


Simple Ways to Cut Your Disease Risk by 80%

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The Best Thing I Did in 2012 That You Can Do in 2013

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Losing Weight

Weight Loss in a Bottle?

Until this past July, it had been more than a decade since the FDA had approved a weight-loss drug. Previous…