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Health Policy & Politics

The Medicalization of Life. . .the saga continues

The Medicalization of Life. . .the saga continues

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…

Confusion in Health Literature

Confusion in Health Literature

(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…

NSAID Dangers in the News AGAIN!

NSAID Dangers in the News AGAIN!

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.…

Blog Posts

Blog Posts

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…