Alternative Medicine

November 12, 2021

T minus 4 days until “The Best Gift”

Early readers have told me that this will be their favorite Christmas present to give to family and friends this year: The Best Gift: Tales of a […]
November 12, 2021

What doctors wish their patients knew about cutting down on screen

According to a report from the AMA, while the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for everyone, digital tools have allowed people to work remotely, participate in school from […]
November 11, 2021

Five days until the U.S. release of “The Best Gift”

The excitement is building for the November 16 release of my next book, The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons can be preordered […]
November 11, 2021

Remembering My Favorite Veteran on Veteran’s Day

I love what my friend, Congressman Doug Lamborn, wrote today about Veteran’s Day (and my hero, my dad):
November 11, 2021

Does a low carb diet worsen your cholesterol?

Going on a low-carb diet has long been a popular weight-loss strategy. But some doctors and nutrition experts have advised against doing so over fears that […]
November 10, 2021

T minus 6 days until “The Best Gift”

Less than one week to the national release of The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons. But you can preorder your copy […]
November 10, 2021

Good news on teens and vaping

Teen use of electronic cigarettes fell sharply in 2021, the second consecutive year of big declines, according to the government’s annual National Youth Tobacco Survey.
November 9, 2021

“The Best Gift” releases in just one week. I’m excited!

I’m so excited that my 39th book, The Best Gift: Tales of a Small-Town Doctor Learning Life’s Greatest Lessons releases in just one week. Early readers say […]
September 7, 2011

Report: Colon cleansing lacks evidence to support its use

In my best-selling book, Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook, in the chapter on “Colonics,” co-author Donal O’Mathuna, PhD, and I conclude: “There is no scientific basis […]
October 4, 2011

Can cocoa products reduce blood pressure or heart disease?

CocoaVia and Cirku are new supplements used for high blood pressure and cardiovascular health according to the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database (NMCD). These products are flavored powders […]
October 12, 2011

Only 3 of 10 supplements for sexual dysfunction pass quality testing

Only three out of ten supplements selected for testing that are for sexual enhancement passed ConsumerLab.com’s latest quality testing.  
October 16, 2011

Study finds chondroitin improves pain and function in patients with arthritis

A prescription-grade formulation of chondroitin sulfate (Condrosulf) helped improve pain and function in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand, according to a single-center randomized study of […]
October 18, 2011

FDA increasing scrutiny of sexual enhancement supplements

Walk into almost any convenience store or gas station and you’ll find pills that promise better sex. Some of these supplements that promise a libido boost have […]
October 19, 2011

Probiotics may be an effective remedy for colds

As we head into the cough and cold season, I thought this post might be of interest. Especially since acute upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs or […]