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Can Pharma Improve on Nature? HPV Vaccine vs Natural Infection

Behind every vaccine is an assumption. That HPV causes cervical cancer, that cervical cancer causes death, and that a vaccine can effectively interfere with this linear relationship is the...

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Two Foods That May Sabotage Your Brain

Could there be a food-based cure for schizophrenia, bipolar, and depressive disorders? It is my firm conviction that diet - both what it may be deficient in as well as its potential toxicity - can...

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What is Functional Medicine?

I was honored to participate in NYC’s first Functional Forum event, where I had 12 minutes to express my thoughts and feelings about the “future of medicine”. I spoke about...

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Thinking About an Epidural?

I recently explored the lesser known risks of epidural analgesia on The Healthy Home Economist.

In this way, a natural birth is an opportunity for redefinition and reconnection to one’s most...

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Toxic Breastmilk

Here are some of the problems with environmental toxins:

  • They affect different people differently and at varying levels of exposure
  • They persist in the environment long after their initial...
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Where do Vaccines Fit into a Paleo Lifestyle?

Co-written with Sayer Ji, Founder, GreenMedInfo.com

Paleo-oriented researchers, foodies, and clinicians seek to honor a wisdom in evolution that has been forsaken in the modern food era.

The...

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3 Ways Sugar Is Ruining Your Mental Health

I’m a very visual person. When I meet a patient who presents with complaints of irritability, anxiety, foggy thinking, fatigue, and insomnia, I visualize something that looks like a concert...

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Medicating Children with Scott Shannon, MD, on Fearless Medicine Radio

I had the pleasure of interviewing Scott Shannon, MD, a holistic psychiatrist on the topic ‘Medicating Children’ on Fearless Medicine radio.

Our nation’s children are in crisis....

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What Causes Postpartum Depression?

What is Postpartum Depression?

It depends who you ask. If you ask me, I’m likely to describe a number of potential contributors that can ultimately be tagged with the impressionist...

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Breastfeeding and Postpartum Depression: Use One to Prevent the Other

I recently discussed, on The Healthy Home Economist, an important new paper, and the first of its kind to explore the relationship between breastfeeding and postpartum depression. Here was the...

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Hungry all the Time? Paleo Solution

So much about the Paleo diet makes intuitive sense, given its primary reliance on vegetables, natural fats, and animal protein, but quantification of its effects on the body is always welcome.

In...

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Meditation: Evidence Based Psychiatric Treatment, on Mercola.com

Do you want to powerfully influence your gene expression for the best? Do you want to train your nervous system to maintain a default state of relaxation? Do you want an evidence-based treatment...

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