Forgotten Soldier Program

We in the United States have generations of soldiers who have returned from foreign lands where they have been put into situations that completely contradict our human nature, leaving scars physically, emotionally, and psychologically. These…

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Blood Work

One of the most frustrating things I see in my practice is how insurance companies are routinely skimping on blood work thereby short changing the consumer of good preventive health care. This area of medicine becomes another example of…
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7 Reasons To Avoid The Swine Flu Vaccination - Especially Children

The annual flu vaccine scare has reached a new level of  frenzy this year with the media and official fear blitz about the swine flu. The pressure to vaccinate has never been greater. Yet, while the issue is still the same - a flu shot - there…
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5 Reasons to Tax Sodas - Will San Francisco Take an Early Lead

New and compelling research no longer leaves doubt that sodas, both diet and regular, are a serious health risk, especially for children. The latest research is a large study by researchers at the University of California Los Angeles Center…
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Stay Healthy This Flu Season Without Vaccines

Back to school, a touch of cool to the evening air and we realize that autumn is on its way and another season of colds, flu and other winter ailments is knocking at our door. This year we have the additional awareness of an impending new flu…

Doctor, Heal Thyself

In this age of high tech medicine, highly specialized physicians and corporate managed medicine, we the patient are left to the mercy and wisdom of a specialist we just met and records that may or may not be following our care and then ultimately…

Taking Your Health Into Your Own Hands

As I thought about my first blog, the basics seemed a good place to start. This year there has been a great deal of focus on health care. As a health care practitioner I think there is no more important place to put ones energy than in to taking…