An amazing thing happened today. I actually found a moment to read through some of my friends and colleagues blogs, after months of adjusting to life with two children. While we don’t have it down pat yet, we are getting there and enjoying every minute of it. AsRead More >
Peer Reviewed Journals
Cholesterol Drugs Help 1 out of 100 Users
Just another reason why people should question what they are told by commercials and the pharmaceutical companies that produce them. Not only do the statin drugs prescribed to lower “bad” cholesterol have serious side effects, the drugs may only have an effect in 1 out of 100 users.Read More >
Which drug can cause Spontaneous Tedon Rupture?
I have finally found a bit of time to update the blog. I was off to a torrid pace but the duty of work and family must take priority over my blog. However, it has given me a chance to take some notes on some interesting things IRead More >
Drugs to Prevent Bone Loss Have Serious Side Effects
If you are a regular reader of this blog, it will come as no surprise that I have distrust for most drugs. It is my opinion, as with other chiropractors, that the healthiest body functions without drugs and surgery. A prime example of this are drugs that wereRead More >
American Heart Association Damages Reputation
There is nothing more important than having a solid reputation when it comes to building a solid friendship, business, or professional practice involved in health care. It is vital that the recommendations and opinions from a trusted source do not become clouded by inconsistencies and conflicts of interest.Read More >
Alzheimers Prevention Trial Suspends Use of NSAIDs
Many thanks to chiropractor, Dr. Terry Ronberg, D.C., for his blog post on the suspension of NSAIDs by a long term study for Alzheimer’s prevention. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that research investigators suspended, until further notice, the use of two drugs, naproxen (220 mg twiceRead More >
So…You’re saying Kickbacks are Wrong?
There seem to be many gray areas in business these days, and a spotlight continues to be shone on the pharmaceutical industry. I am not seeing this in the mainstream papers or media, which seem to be bereft with salacious news about Chiropractors selling steroids to hockey players.Read More >
Gardasil Now Targeting Boys
It looks like the makers of Gardasil are trying to double its market. A full court press media campaign is beginning, to try and convince us there is data that supports an increase in cancer due to the HPV virus, which is linked to sexual activity. However, insteadRead More >
Curious What the Markup for Pharamceutical Drugs Are?
After reading about the $80,000,000,000, 10 year drug pact that the gub’ment and BigPharma made in June 2009 for the proposed health care reform, I decided to look into the markup and percentage gains on commonly used medications. It was easier to find then I thought it wouldRead More >
Deadly Consequences of Common Medications
Big Pharma by the Numbers: Just Say Yes to Drugs
For as much resistance much of the public gives the idea of seeing a chiropractor, the same cannot be said for their use of prescription drugs. Based on the numbers we are either sicker or healthier then ever. My money is on the former. The one thing youRead More >
Common Meds Increase Chance of Breast Cancer and Heart Disease.
One of the best things about being a chiropractor is the chance to express an conservative viewpoint and educated concern about prescription and over the counter medications. As our population continues to get bombarded with billion dollar ad campaigns for drugs we are told to ask our doctorRead More >
Who Wants Their Health Back?
One of the most common difficulties being a chiropractor is attempting to explain that the whole of the body is greater than the sum of its parts. Our bodies have been compartmentalized into specialties among medical professionals, and this can often create blinders for the doctor and theRead More >
Banned in 160 nations but safe for the U.S. food supply?
Nutrition is a key component to all health and wellness. I don’t think you need a chiropractor or medical doctor to tell us that. So why is there a continued war being waged against our food supply? As a Seattle chiropractor, I am often times preaching to choir,Read More >
Pharm Fail: Merck gives back 2 years of Vioxx profit to victims of the drug.
A patient once ask me, “Why do you care so much about pharmaceutical drugs? They have nothing to do with chiropractic.” It even sounded worse, as his voice sounded less curious, and more condescending. I was a little stunned, because I believe I care primarily as a human,Read More >