Drugs Fund Patient Advocacy Groups

April 23, 2018

It seems that drug companies have maneuvered their way around the illegality of giving doctors gifts and trips to promote drugs by funding patient advocacy groups with a higher price tag than directly lobbying congress. Years ago, I was asked to be on the board of a newly developed patient advocacy group sponsored by a […]

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Conspiracy of Silence on Physician Suicide

April 18, 2018

A commentary on Medscape broke the “Conspiracy of Silence on Physician Suicide.” Dr. George Lundberg confirms that “Physician burnout is rampant. Physicians seeking early retirement seem epidemic. Psychiatric drug use by medical students and young physicians is rife. Enough American physicians to fill the graduating classes of two medium-sized medical schools are lost annually to suicide.” […]

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Three Antihypertensives Instead of Magnesium

April 15, 2018

The heading of a Medscape report on a blood pressure trial touted that “Triple Low-Dose Combo Pill a Success in Hypertension.” This report was presented with great fanfare at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2018 Annual Scientific Session. What was all the hoopla about? What did using three drugs prove? In a nutshell it proved that […]

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Feel the Hunger!

April 11, 2018

Several people who read my Completement Now! module called “Liver Snacking” told me that they never thought of extending the time between their meals. One gentleman said that he’d never truly experienced hunger in his life because he ate and snacked his way through the day. I’m not talking about snacking on the organ itself (especially […]

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Hooked on Vitamins

April 8, 2018

My friend, Dr. Andrew Saul was on my radio show Monday Apr 2, 2018. You can find the archive of the show on Achieve Radio or the Dr. Carolyn Dean Live website. Andrew is the editor-in-chief of the Orthomolecular News Service and he announced, on April 5, 2018, to our 40-person Medical Review Board that “The NY Times is out with […]

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Calcium Without Magnesium Hurts The Heart

April 4, 2018

My new best friend Dr. James J DiNicolantonio, who wrote The Salt Fix, has been popping up all over the place. And he does seem to be a friend of magnesium. His latest paper is called “Decreased Magnesium Status May Mediate the Increased Cardiovascular Risk Associated with Calcium Supplementation.” A translation of that title reads: Taking calcium supplements without magnesium […]

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6 Tsp of Sugar a Day for Kids

April 1, 2018

A Medscape article in Aug 2016 titled AHA Says Cap Added Sugars for Kids at 6 Teaspoons a Day finally has the AHA taking a stand on sugar. Now why would the American Heart Association be concerned about sugar? I answer this question in my blog A Sugar-Free Half Century. In it I describe how the sugar industry has […]

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Do Statin Research for Your Doctor

March 28, 2018

John said he was getting very frustrated dealing with allopathic doctors in his Medicare group who won’t lower or stop his statin meds at his request. He did find a young pharmacist who is willing at least to listen to him. So, he wanted to present some information and studies to her relating to the […]

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The Failure of the Flu Vaccine

March 25, 2018

How To Build A Better Flu Vaccine is the title of an article on one of the many news sites on the Internet. My answer is – please don’t bother. In my blog Flu Vaccines Don’t Work I reported that the effectiveness of the flu vaccine was somewhere between 4-6%! In fact, every year the flu vaccine turns […]

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Vitamin D & Calcium Fail to Reduce Fractures

March 21, 2018

The Natural Medicine Journal reviewed a JAMA paper that analyzed 33 randomized clinical trials on the effects of Vit D and calcium on fractures. The results were quite surprising to a public that’s been lead to believe that Vit D is the next best thing to sliced bread. Oh, wait, bread is also out of favor now […]

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