Army reservist Micah Johnson, 25, had a problem. He kept waking up in the night, dreaming about his buddies being blown up in combat. During the day he was fatigued, unable to focus, demotivated. The army doctor prescribed him the standard PTSD medication as a depression treatment. By the time Micah got back from Afghanistan, […]
The new glyphosate study is hard to swallow. Food toxicity is a tough topic to digest. To doubt your food provider is to subconsciously doubt your childhood caretaker. Deep in the emotional cortex, the family is the last refuge we can count on. This is why we refuse to believe in the possibility of the […]
There are very few topics more polarizing today than the vaccine controversy. For the majority of people, it is insane to believe that vaccines could somehow develop into a public hazard, given that they may have saved hundreds of millions of lives by bringing smallpox, diphtheria, tetanus, yellow fever, whooping cough, polio, and measles under control. To […]
Here we are ladies. Fooled by a deadly medical claim. Yet again. The BRCA genes are not the bad guys, after all. In fact, it now appears that genes have no effect on whether you will have breast cancer or not. None whatsoever. The Lancet Oncology study, a cohort study of female patients recruited from 127 hospitals in […]
I call him Edgar because he doesn’t like to be associated with our definition of parasites. The classic Greek nomer (‘para’ means beside, and ‘sitos’ means food) doesn’t explain his nature. Most people who hear the word, visualize a worm that hasn’t shaved for weeks, with tiny antennas, living in a cabin in your brain or colon, […]
We feel most attached to this thing called life when it’s about to be taken away, robbed, cheated, or destroyed. Then we try to cling to it, at whatever cost, in whatever manner, even if it means reconstructing the damn thing from scratch. That’s how Synthia was born. At age 20, three decades before he […]
Eating healthy is now a mental disorder with a fancy name — orthorexia, if you trust the American Psychiatric Association (APA). This condition is about to be categorized under the latest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), the bible of mental plagues. The number of mental disorders has almost tripled […]
Novel branch of medicine successfully identifies and addresses root cause of chronic ailments such as autoimmune disease for the first time.