Last year I was interviewed for the Cognidiet Healthy Lifestyle Show; the interview was aired...
Medicare Advantage plans sound good, but they limit which doctors and hospitals you can use and they lock you in, making it difficult to get out.
Evidence-based medicine is just good healthcare practice.
Humans strive for social status as a way to improve their health.
Kaiser Health News is a great source of information, particularly about the politics and economics of health.
The health breakthroughs we need don’t have to come from a high tech research lab. Four recent scientific articles underscore the value of common sense and public health approaches.
A future healthcare system which does not make more extensive use of chiropractic is insane.
Adam Frank’s editorial in the NY Times about the politicalization of science. Does it get you feeling outraged, too?
A good source for information about economic and political issues shaping our healthcare system.
Adverse events are so prevalent in the medical system that they comprise one of the leading causes of death in the United States.
Much has been written about the enormous costs and health risks associated with unnecessary MRI’s and CT scans. But there’s a third important reason to avoid these tests.
A large study by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Tennessee showed that patients who saw a chiropractor for low back pain saved 40% as compared to those who saw a medical doctor first.
Build your awareness of the social and political forces that make it challenging to stay healthy.
A doctor of chiropractic responds to an article about the “sickness cartel” – the alliance of drug companies, insurance companies, hospital systems,and medical organizations who have a vested interest in keeping you in fear of sickness.
If you’re trying to be healthy (and who isn’t?) you need to be aware of the alliance of large drug companies, insurance companies, hospital systems, medical organizations, and large food producers that profit from sickness.
Palpation is an under-appreciated aspect of medical diagnosis. Few medical doctors take the time to master it. But the art of palpation is alive and well in the world of chiropractic.
Doctors aren’t necessarily known for their own positive health habits. What if the value system that drives medical education went through a seismic shift to focus on the health awareness of doctors?
Some experts will tell you that “conventionally grown” produce is just as safe and nutritious as “organic” food. Maybe that’s true. But what effect does food labeling have on our consumer choices?