The in-office test for PSA (prostate specific antigen) was approved by the FDA in January. But it will cause more harm than good. Risks vs Benefits succinctly explained.
A renowned medical research facility just lost $112 Million in fines due to research fraud. What do we do & who do we believe now? Ideas & ways to empower choice & knowledge.
When I read it in Scientific American, even I was shocked.
“It was a government agency (the FDA) picking. . .who it was going to talk to on a matter of public policy.” And you had to agree to NOT ask questions
The Medicalization of Life. . .The continuing saga Did you know that science doesn’t support and the U.S. Task Force on Preventative Medicine doesn’t recommend yearly physical exams for most people? Did you know that science doesn’t support & US Preventative Medicine Task Force doesn’t recommend the use of low dose aspirin to prevent a primary cardiovascular event in people under 50 or over 70? Further, they only recommend it[…]
(sorry if you opened an email sent yesterday that inadvertently published too soon) Ever feel confused about what to eat to maintain health? Who hasn’t? Ever wonder where some recommendations come from and who you should trust? I know, even as a lifetimes healthcare provider and proverbial health nut, sometimes I, myself have been confused. The thing is, there are standard and straightforward answer for much of this stuff. The[…]
As a chiropractor who has practiced for almost 25 years, I continue to be surprised (and a little disappointed) that more people don’t recognize the positive role that Chiropractic care can play in their children’s and in their own lives. Today, I hope to help you understand the value a little better. Thanks to the medical establishment,[…]
It never ceases to amaze me how governmental entities can make and then quickly reverse statements that have the potential to affect the lives and health of millions. This week the FDA quickly took back the statement made last month and said that Aleve was really no safer than any other NSAID (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Aleve (naproxen) is manufactured by Bayer. It’s competitors that were declared deadlier and than NOT any[…]
Intro to Healthy Diet Options What constitutes a healthy diet? There is much debate about the answer to this question. In the media, on the internet and among health professionals the answers vary widely. Yet when we look at the science, the answers are quite simple. People in the Western world are dying from an excess of rich foods. Heart disease, stroke and cancer account for more than half of[…]