Keng Lam, MD

Keng Lam graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a health educator for several years and co-founded the student health publication Sather Health. He obtained his MD degree in 2018 from the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and is currently a neurology resident at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center.


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    Be Well

    Trust That Health App?

    by Keng Lam, MD

    Mobile apps are gaining traction quickly, with some 40,000 health-related apps now available. But do these apps live up to their buzz and help your health?

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    Is Fluoride Safe?

    by Keng Lam, MD

    Researchers caused a stir when they suggested that fluoride—a chemical used in toothpaste and added to the public water supply in much of the U.S. to help prevent dental cavities—may impair brain development in children. But don't swear off tap water and toothpaste just yet: The overwhelming evidence shows that the benefits of fluoride far outweigh the risks, especially for kids.