The journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) released a paper last week analyzing data from the Chinese equivalent to the CDC of over 72,314 corona-virus cases.

The figure as of February 11, 2020 is the largest sample in a study of this kind.

The observations t...

November 6, 2019

Why it works

Oil pulling is easy. Just take a tablespoon of coconut oil and swish it around in your mouth for five to twenty minutes. Doing so activates enzymes that have a powerful detoxifying effect on our entire system; they literally pull toxins, bacteria, fungus, a...

Don’t make snacks and lunches feel like homework – instead, let your kids help out and focus on the fun of creating meals. Studies have shown that kids perform better mentally and physically with proper nutrition. So to help support their learning and sports, try these...

One of the reasons inflammation occurs is from a rapid rise in blood sugar, which causes biochemical changes in the cell.

Staying away from sugar and high-glycemic (simple) carbohydrates, which the body rapidly converts to sugar, is one of the best ways to decrease infl...

August 12, 2019

Early one Saturday, I headed to a “sugar detox” seminar at my gym. I didn’t expect it to be a hot ticket, but when I opened the classroom door every seat was taken.

One was filled by “Grandma Teresa,” as she introduced herself, who had brought along her two granddaughte...

July 30, 2019

By raising questions and taking on a more active role in decision making, patients can do their part to avoid needless medications, tests, treatments or procedures, says neurosurgeon Christer Mjåset.

Oslo neurosurgeon Christer Mjåset, vice president of the Norwegian Med...

July 8, 2019

Q: “My parents are getting older and I want to do everything I can to help them prevent Alzheimer’s, considering both my grandmothers had this disease, and I am worried about getting it too.” writes this week’s house call. “What can we do to prevent dementia?”

A: The tr...

Improve your health with steps so simple you'll barely notice the effort.

In the warmer, longer, lazier days of summer, the living may not be easy, but your life probably feels less chaotic. Even adults tend to adopt a "school's out!" attitude in summer.

That's why this...

May 14, 2019

(Posted on Children are hitting puberty earlier during the last two decades than at any other point in human history. This unhealthily fast rate of physiological development is connected to hormone-disrupting chemicals in synthetic toothpastes and othe...

September 6, 2018

“Eat your greens!” Most of us have heard this phrase at one time or another. For people who eat a typical western diet, this could simply mean increasing the amount of lettuce in their sandwich from 1 to 2 leaves a day for example. However, it is not enough!

For example...

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