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Dr. Zorba Paster        

Physician and Radio Show Host

Dr. Paster is a public radio show host, broadcast journalist, author, university professor and practicing family physician.

Dr. Paster has been answering callers medical questions on health, fitness, and nutrition on national public radio nationwide for the last 20 years.

For the past two decades he has been a medical consultant and commentator for CBS news in Madison, Wisconsin. His two hour PBS Pledge special How to Live a Long Sweet Life was a national success.

He has authored two books The Longevity CodeYour Personal Prescription for a Longer, Sweeter Life, published by Crown and Heart Healthy (Low-fat, Guilt-free & Tasty) Recipes from the Kitchen of Zorba Paster and edits Top Health, a newsletter read by two million people monthly.

Additionally Dr. Paster is Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Practice at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He is also a principal investigator for research at the Dean Foundation.

He has lectured extensively nationally and internationally on health and wellness topics as well as medically related issues on fitness and aging, pain and depression.

Recently he has been working with the Tibetan government in exile and Johns Hopkins International to develop a comprehensive TB eradication program for the Tibetan diaspora.

Dr. Paster received his medical degree from the University of Illinois Medical School in Chicago. He completed his family medicine training at the Dalhousie University. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice and a father of four.


Dr. Zorba Paster: Jury still out on e-cigs ability to help smokers quit

Dr. Zorba Paster have been anti-electronic cigarettes for quite some time for lots of reasons. He's worried about the chemicals in them. Some studies have shown they contain heavy-metal toxins. He's worried that they’re a gateway to tobacco use because many teenagers have embraced them. We need stronger laws nationwide to keep e-cigs out of their hands.

Zorba Paster: It's Time To Talk About Depression

A Recent Study Showed Many Clinicians Are Not Taking Action On Depression.

Dr. Zorba Paster: Learning about a mistake helps with healing, closure

Having a child is a glorious time, a happy time – that is, when everything goes right with the pregnancy and delivery.

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