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Michael Hunter, MD
First Name
Michael
Last Name
Hunter
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I received an undergraduate degree from Harvard, a medical degree from Yale, and trained in radiation oncology at the University of Pennsylvania. I practice radiation oncology in the Seattle area.
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United States
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MD
University Attended
Harvard
Graduated Year
1985-11-01
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Wellness Cancer
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8 hours ago no Comment

PLATELETS COUNTS APPEAR TO BE DIRECTLY involved with cancer, suggests a growing body of laboratory research. A new study now shows elevated platelet levels associated with certain cancers. Today, we take a brief look at how researchers in Ontario (Canada) are opening the door to using a simple blood test to help determine the cancer risk […]

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GETTING MORE SLEEP HAS SIGNIFICANT benefits. You already know this subjectively; get a good night’s sleep, and you will likely have more energy, emotional control, and a better sense of well-being. However, a new study from economists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) reminds us that we may be thinking about sleep too simplistically. Sleep volume, by […]

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“I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?”― Ernest Hemingway THE BENEFITS OF SLEEP are numerous. Like eating or getting physical activity, sleep is essential for optimal health. Deep sleep is the restorative phase; we need it to feel at our best each day. Let’s briefly look at […]

22 hours ago no Comment

HOW CAN YOU USE LIFESTYLE TO improve your cardiovascular health? In the United States, heart disease is the leading cause of death, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Moreover, a 2021 study found that four out of ten adults between the ages of 50 and 64 without a heart-disease diagnosis still had early signs of atherosclerosis (colloquially known as hardening […]

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“It is likely that vitamin D supplementation does not provide major health benefits, especially in populations where the vitamin D situation is already good at the start of the trial.” This statement is the provocative observation of Dr. Jyrki Virtanen, a co-principal investigator of a recent study examining the effects of vitamin D supplementation in Finland. Do […]

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RESEARCHERS ARE CLOSER TO UNDERSTANDING why some people lose their smell sense after contracting Covid-19. Researchers recently identified a genetic risk factor associated with smell loss, taking us much closer to much-needed treatment for those who suffer from the condition. Approximately six months after experiencing a Covid-19 infection, upwards of 1.6 million people in the USA still have […]

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IT’S ONLY AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY, but a recent examination of 90,000 healthcare professionals in the United States suggests that consuming even a tiny amount of olive oil is associated with reduced early mortality. Publishing in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, researchers report the results of their evaluation of whether olive oil consumption is associated […]

5 days ago no Comment

DO YOU DRINK COFFEE? IF YES, you may have a significantly lower probability of developing type 2 diabetes. Coffee consumption is inversely associated with the risk of type 2 diabetes in a dose-response manner: The more you drink, the lower the risk. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease associated with high rates of health problems […]

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LEGENDARY TENNIS PLAYER CHRIS EVERT is sharing information about her recent cancer diagnosis. Here is a tweet from her: Evert shared more details about her journey in the cancer realm, co-authoring an article with sports journalist Chris McKendry. It is a story of early detection, surgery, and chemotherapy for cancer that began in the tennis great’s fallopian tube. Today, we look […]

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NEW RESEARCH ADDS TO A GROWING body of evidence regarding how you can use exercise to improve your cognition. Here are the positive results, as published in the International Journal of Psychophysiology: Twenty minutes of physical activity on a treadmill improved attention, action monitoring, and inhibitory control (more on that in a bit). The benefits accrued to […]

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