Head shot of Dr. David L. Katz on the right and book cover, "How to Eat" on the left.

The Latest Column by Dr. Katz

Legs and feet of a dark-skinned person in black flip flops seen dangling over a cliff with water below.

Note: For those so inclined, I meander through this same, general content expanse in video commentary here.

I will start by laying my cards on the table. I think the prior administration here in the U.S. egregiously bungled pandemic management from the start because of ignorance and arrogance, a wanton disregard for the wellbeing of anyone other than themselves, and a general disdain for science.

For more information about Coronavirus and Covid-19, visit Dr. Katz’ Coronavirus Information and Resources page.

Closeup image of a Coronavirus molecule

David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM is a specialist in Preventive Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine, with particular expertise in nutrition.

He earned his BA at Dartmouth College (1984); his MD at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1988); and his MPH from the Yale University School of Public Health (1993).  He completed sequential residency training and board certification in Internal Medicine (1991) and Preventive Medicine/Public Health (1993).

Katz is the founder and former director of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center (1998-2019); Past President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine; President and Founder of the non-profit True Health Initiative; and Founder and CEO of Diet ID, Inc. He is a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine; the American College of Physicians; the American College of Lifestyle Medicine; and Morse College, Yale University.

Read more…

Dr. David L. Katz's Twitter avatar
Dr. David L. Katz
@DrDavidKatz

Global heating linked to early birth and damage to babies’ health, scientists find t.co/BscnBZFHHG

WWF's Twitter avatar
WWF
@WWF

Call on world leaders to start negotiations of a global #PlasticsTreaty: t.co/b6QppXnrln #WWFUntangled

Retweeted by Dr. David L. Katz
WWF's Twitter avatar
WWF
@WWF

You can find it on the highest peaks and in the deepest seas. In your home. In your food. And, yes, even in your bo… t.co/t8HsX4WuCz

Retweeted by Dr. David L. Katz
Dr. David L. Katz's Twitter avatar
Dr. David L. Katz
@DrDavidKatz

A Vivid View of Extreme Weather: Temperature Records in the U.S. in 2021 t.co/PUZZtnmIGj

Dr. David L. Katz's Twitter avatar
Dr. David L. Katz
@DrDavidKatz

Efficacy and safety of current treatment interventions for patients with severe COVID-19 infection: A network meta-… t.co/yOxZaEDMO6