Category Archives: Prevention

A new “vital sign” in the field of medicine?

Could what we eat be more important to our health than not smoking? The CDC estimates that poor diet is as harmful to health as is smoking. Yet, while smoking status is routinely assessed at every patient visit, evaluation of … Continue reading

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When you hear “alternative” medicine, what comes to mind?

For most, it’s some kind of “kooky” avoidance of “real” medicine… Until they get their own tragic diagnosis of disease—like Sharlene in the video below. For most, it’s something that you seek out after you’ve been diagnosed with a serious … Continue reading

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Cancer survivors are on the rise. Is that good news?

And what about prevention? The American Cancer Society reported this week that the number of Americans with a history of cancer will rise by a third over the next decade, hitting some 18 million by 2022. What is the definition … Continue reading

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Preventive Care—what does that term mean to you?

Why not start with some hardball preventive information? The kind of information that has been proven to reverse chronic disease. I’m talking about the information people need to take charge of their health. We need to talk about the food. … Continue reading

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Are you a colonoscopy customer?

Not me; I just said NO—to this $60 billion business. Last week, the New York Times published an article about the “major colonoscopy bills” that people are facing these days. In an article of well over one thousand words (See … Continue reading

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PSA testing; latest news may open door to “real” prevention.

This news was called a huge “game-changer” by Brian Williams on the NBC Nightly News on May 21, 2012. Along with Robert Bazell, they talked about this highly controversial finding by the U.S. Preventive Task Force. From the New York … Continue reading

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Early Detection; then slash, burn and poison…

There has to be a better way—and there is! Since Richard Nixon declared war on cancer back in 1971, a huge cancer business has gotten much bigger. In the past 41 years, the watchword of the day has become “early … Continue reading

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