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Don’t Raise Your Glass, It May be Toxic

Toxins are linked to many health concerns. One of the things I test for in my patients is the presence of toxins. When toxins like lead or cadmium are found […]

Is Stress Contagious?

Do you know of someone who stresses you out? Someone who sucks the air out of the room? Studies have shown that stress and emotions are contagious. If that isn’t […]

How Gut Microbes Shape the Brain

Evidence of the association between the gut microbiome (the microorganisms living in the intestines, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa) and the brain, keeps getting stronger. Several studies have shown […]

‘Tis The Season To Prevent Or Treat The Flu

Public health experts say the flu season came early this year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning that influenza activity has been increasing since November. […]
Brain Distraction

Focusing With Age

As we age our cognitive control and the brain’s ability to focus diminishes. It’s been assumed that this is a handicap natural to old age. But this is not true. […]

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This

The Dalai Lama says sleep is the best meditation. That’s probably because sleep is also the best tool for cleansing the brain of neurotoxins. According to the National Sleep Foundation […]
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Banning America’s Peskiest Herbicide: Atrazine

The battle over the use of atrazine is largely contained between the Midwest farmers versus the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). But its impact is sending ripples throughout our environment and […]
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Clear Gut Vision

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the industrialized world, affecting over 10 million people in North America. There are two basic types of macular degeneration: […]
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Alzheimer’s Disease & Antibiotics – An Unexpected Ray of Hope

Antibiotics are great for fighting off infections caused by bacteria, fungi and certain parasites. But antibiotics may also help treat Alzheimer’s disease… Research from the University of British Columbia has […]