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Regulatory Capture in the Age of Covid
Regulatory Capture in the Age of Covid
Our healthcare system is broken, a fact nobody would have disputed in pre-COVID times. Regulatory capture is a reality, and the pharmaceutical industry is fraught with examples. Yet ...
05-20-2022
Using the Latest Tests, Treatments to Treat Chronic Illness
Using the Latest Tests, Treatments to Treat Chronic Illness
Dr. David Minkoff is a pioneer in natural medicine, with an active practice in Clearwater, Florida. In this interview, we dive deep into some of his best strategies ...
05-20-2022
When Parents and School Boards Clash Over Children’s Health
When Parents and School Boards Clash Over Children’s Health
Many U.S. parents are no longer silent about the policies of the schools their children attend, and they are increasingly organizing and speaking out at school board meetings. ...
05-19-2022
The Baby Formula Shortage Is Serious
The Baby Formula Shortage Is Serious
Commentary Before I had kids, I thought that breastfeeding was the most natural thing in the world and that it was something that mothers just instantly knew how ...
05-12-2022
Addressing Addiction, Australia Reconsiders Opioid Pain Relief Treatment
Addressing Addiction, Australia Reconsiders Opioid Pain Relief Treatment
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) is encouraging Australia's healthcare professionals to reconsider opioid treatment as it is currently administered. At least one ...
05-11-2022
The Misinformation of Medical Misinformation
The Misinformation of Medical Misinformation
I, like most OB-GYN physicians nationwide, received a very strange email from the Office of the Surgeon General through the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. “The Office ...
05-10-2022
How Your Sense of Free Will Affects Your Health
How Your Sense of Free Will Affects Your Health
Do you feel that you have control over the events in your life? Or do you feel that you're buffeted by forces beyond your control? If you believe ...
05-9-2022
When Gender Surgery Goes Wrong
When Gender Surgery Goes Wrong
About 9,000 transgender surgeries are performed a year in the United States as government and private insurance increasingly cover them. Globally, the sex reassignment surgery market is projected ...
05-7-2022
The Triumph of Natural Immunity
The Triumph of Natural Immunity
Commentary A new CDC study shows that around 75 percent of American children have already had COVID. That means they have strong natural immunity that protects them from COVID ...
05-7-2022
Become a Hospital Prepper
Become a Hospital Prepper
I was working the night shift when I received a call from someone in the emergency room. “I’m going to need you to come down to see a ...
05-6-2022
Compassion: The Essence of Good Medicine
Compassion: The Essence of Good Medicine
We all get way too many emails and texts that make us want to turn off our devices. I don’t need to know about the latest discount for ...
05-5-2022
The Problematic Overprescription of Psychiatric Drugs
The Problematic Overprescription of Psychiatric Drugs
The use of antidepressants and antipsychotics has skyrocketed among children, adults, and the elderly—a trend seen long before the COVID-19 pandemic. One in six Americans now takes a ...
05-4-2022
Common Courtesy: Bedside Manners Refresher
Common Courtesy: Bedside Manners Refresher
“In this room sits a remarkable woman…” starts the 1954 documentary on Helen Keller. “She does not see the room, or the book she’s reading. She sees nothing. ...
05-1-2022
CDC Finds No COVID-19 Vaccine Link in Mysterious Child Hepatitis Cases
CDC Finds No COVID-19 Vaccine Link in Mysterious Child Hepatitis Cases
A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) appeared to rule out COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccines as factors in the mysterious cases of hepatitis among ...
04-29-2022
The Breaking Point
The Breaking Point
My story isn’t unique. I’m one of many millions of Americans that bought into an unproven theory that depression and anxiety are caused by unbalanced brain chemistry. After ...
04-29-2022
American Families Concerned About Vaccine Safety
American Families Concerned About Vaccine Safety
“If I had a baby today, I wouldn’t give my child a single vaccine,” a lawyer named Nancy James confided in me this week. Nancy (not her real ...
04-29-2022
Why the Law Forbids the Medicinal Use of Natural Substances
Why the Law Forbids the Medicinal Use of Natural Substances
According to the FDA's legal definition, a drug is anything that "diagnoses, cures, mitigates, treats, or prevents a disease" The problem with this definition is that there are ...
04-26-2022
Glaring Problems in Our Health Care System
Glaring Problems in Our Health Care System
The number of COVID deaths in the United States dwarfs that of any other country. According to Statista.com, as of April 11, well over 1 million Americans have ...
04-23-2022
DOJ Appeals Court Decision Lifting Mask Mandate, Experts Say Move Could Backfire
DOJ Appeals Court Decision Lifting Mask Mandate, Experts Say Move Could Backfire
The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday appealed Monday’s ruling by a federal judge in Florida that struck down the Biden administration’s mask mandate for public transport. Legal ...
04-22-2022
Black Rain: What Happens to My Emergency Room in a Nuclear War
Black Rain: What Happens to My Emergency Room in a Nuclear War
I remember visiting Hiroshima, in 1985. I went with a doctor buddy of mine. It was a strange and yet fascinating place. Our guide was a lovely Japanese ...
04-13-2022
The Illusion of Evidence-Based Medicine
The Illusion of Evidence-Based Medicine
In 1990, a paradigm shift occurred in the development of new medicines and treatments. An idea so big, that it was supposed to encompass the whole of medicine. ...
04-10-2022
The Power of Multiple Opinions
The Power of Multiple Opinions
We were on a three-hour road trip. My husband, Scott, was “driving” a self-driving car, our friend Tommy sat in the passenger seat, and I was in the ...
04-5-2022
The Sordid Past and Brighter Future of Brain Surgery
The Sordid Past and Brighter Future of Brain Surgery
PT is a 78-year-old man who developed debilitating essential tremors in which his arms and hands would constantly shake. It got to the point where he couldn't write ...
04-4-2022
Cataracts: Causes, Costs, and Possible Cures
Cataracts: Causes, Costs, and Possible Cures
Cataracts, the progressive clouding of the eye’s outer lens, are the leading cause of blindness worldwide, according to the World Health Organization’s 2019 World Report on Vision. Their ...
04-1-2022