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The practice of ultrasound during pregnancy is highly controversial with authorities acknowledging that there are clear hazards as found in animal and cell studies. Nevertheless, the routine practice continues with multiple scans encouraged in most prenatal settings even with low risk pregnancies because ultrasound hazards have supposedly not been confirmed by human studies. In addition, Western medical …

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Any woman who has had to take off her clothes in a doctor’s office for a physical knows that this is a very vulnerable and sensitive time, particularly if the doctor doing the examination is a man! Certainly, any male doctor with even a shred of bedside manner would know that this is not the …

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Butterscotch is a delicious whole food confectionary that gained widespread popularity starting around the mid-1800’s as a flavoring for puddings, cookies, and other desserts like ice cream. Unfortunately, because one of the main ingredients of authentic butterscotch is, of course, butter, its popularity declined precipitously and in lockstep with other full fat foods as the hysterical …

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Gout is an ancient affliction of mankind with documented cases dating back at least five centuries. Despite its persistence throughout history, there are many misconceptions about this painful condition, so much so that people prone to gout may tend to reject a nutrient dense, traditional diet which includes full-fat grassfed dairy and other rich foods thinking that …

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I watched most of the Republican debate last night as I know many of you did too (in case you’re wondering, I am an Independent).  I was primarily interested to hear what Carly Fiorina had to say, as I have been a fan of hers for a very long time – as far back as …

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If you’ve ever visited an osteopathic doctor (DO), chiropractor, biological dentist or other type of practitioner within the alternative health community, you may have experienced the holistic protocol known as kinesiology. Kinesiology or biomechanics at its most basic level is the study of body movement. When used as a method of diagnosis and treatment, however, …

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It is well known scientific fact that any individual vaccinated with live virus vaccines such as polio, MMR (measles, mumps and rubella), rotavirus, chicken pox, shingles and influenza can shed the virus for many weeks or months afterwards with the very real potential to infect the vaccinated and unvaccinated alike. One of the most shocking …