Optimal Health is Possible. It Begins with New Perspectives.
Christopher Cirino, DO, MPH
I began my career as a physician more than 20 years ago to provide quality, evidence-based care. My training was in infectious diseases and internal medicine, for which I am board-certified. In 2019, I formed Your Health Forum to "get the doctor and the patient out of the clinic" and to start collaborating on nurturing positive behaviors to protect against chronic diseases.
Becoming Tomorrow's Doctor is scheduled for publication on March 31, 2022. The website was created to highlight topics that current and future doctors will need to consider in their practice.
I recommend that calories counting not be used for the general population. While it has some value as a “currency” for communication, it is misleading and grossly oversimplifies metabolism. Instead, a natural food diet satisfies all concerns about calories, satiety, and nutritional needs.
Welcome to the Daily Apple, a new page on Your Health Forum that addresses questions that you may be curious about and are likely to come up in clinic visits. The goal is to answer questions in a useful format to allow quick learning and application in an […]
The WHO defined Health in 1948 as “…a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” I would like to propose a new approach to looking at health: Health is a flow state that affords creative propagation and physical and […]
Introduction: Behaviors are Conserved Behavior is a complex process and often defies our ability to understand it completely. When a patient comes into the office for a medical condition, behavior is not usually the first topic that comes up. Someone may come in for prescription renewal and check […]
by Julian Martin Dollente, RN Fact-checked and Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH THE PHILIPPINES, as a developing country, suffers from unemployment and the poor education of its citizens. Poverty is the fundamental cause of malnutrition. In 2018, an estimated 16.6 % of Filipinos, approximately 17.6 million […]