And vs. But

When you see those ads on television for medications, they do a great job of painting a pretty picture. They involve bright colors, happy people, and convey the idea that if you take that drug, your problems will be solved. But with each ad comes the lowering of the narrator’s voice as he or she…

Why I Do This…

I have been writing articles every week in the local paper for over fifteen years. I’ve written almost 1,000 articles. And I started posting them on this website a few years ago.  I’m often asked how I come up with new information each week. It’s easy! I see hundreds of patients every week, which means…

The Practice of Happiness

Everybody just wants to be happy. With all the advances we’ve seen in the past one hundred years, you would think we would be the happiest bunch of people in history. But we’re not! So why aren’t we? Hearing about a recent suicide really got me thinking about our difficult search for happiness. We should…

Friday’s Findings: 07.02.2021

1.  Quote I love… “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” – Maya Angelou 2.  Powerful word I just learned… Ecocide… “Unlawful or wanton acts committed with knowledge that there is a substantial likelihood of severe and either widespread or long-term damage to the environment being caused…

The Breakthrough Myth

With all of the research being done, money being spent, and knowledge we are gaining, it only makes sense that we are on the verge of a major breakthrough in regards to our health and longevity, right? There is always hype around new breakthroughs, whether it’s a new workout program, dietary supplement, medicine or medical…

Friday’s Findings: 06.18.2021

1.  Word you should know… Iatrogenesis… the causation of a disease, a harmful complication, or other ill effect by any medical activity, including diagnosis, intervention, error, or negligence.(Wikipedia) Iatrogenesis is injury, harm, or death that was caused by the medical care given. It is estimated that these medical errors result in as many as 225,000 deaths per year in…