Author Archives: Cathie Lippman, M.D.

About Cathie Lippman, M.D.

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Sugar: The Betrayer

I often post about the problems with eating sugar, especially white cane sugar used in processed foods.  Sugar is an addictive substance and can be very hard to stop cold turkey. Recently, two of my patients stopped eating sugar. To … Continue reading

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Epidemic! Are gut problems related to this?

Antimicrobial chemicals are used in consumer products to prevent bacterial overgrowth.  Triclosan is used in more than 2000 products such as toothpaste, cosmetics, kitchenware, toys and others.  A study with mice, reported in Science Translational Medicine and reported in the … Continue reading

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Ah Choo! Cough – Cough!

Even in Los Angeles, the evenings are relatively cooler. ‘Tis the season for colds, coughs, sniffles and flu.  Three people in the last 10 days have mentioned to me that they have had a cough that would not go away. … Continue reading

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Headline: Organic Food Linked to Less Cancer

My patients often tell me that organic food is too expensive so they prefer to buy the conventional kind.  A Los Angeles Times article dated October 28, 2018 reported a study of almost 70,000 French adults over an average of … Continue reading

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Why Do We Have Symptoms?

As that famous writer Anonymous said: “If you don’t take care of your body, where are you going to live?” Continue reading

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A Summer Caution

Ah, the days of summer and the enjoyment of a cool dip in the pool.  However, where are you swimming and what is in that pool or hot tub?  If it is a public swimming pool, you need to be … Continue reading

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What’s In My Personal Care Products?!!! part 2

Would you put a moisturizer on your face or body if you knew it was made with toxic ingredients? Of course not. Yet our cosmetics and personal care products are so under-regulated most of us do it unwittingly every day. … Continue reading

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