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January 6, 2022

Children who sleep better tend to have healthier weight

Children who sleep longer are more likely to have lower BMI and waist circumference, and longer sleep duration and less variability in sleep patterns are associated […]
January 5, 2022

Don’t miss this documentary: Plantwise

As long as we’re on the topic of eating better in 2022, I highly recommend you take the time, along with the ones you love, to […]
January 4, 2022

6 foods to eat to live better and longer

A new health mantra is that you are what you eat. Cardiologists are now saying your heart is what you eat. Neurologists and neuroscientists are saying […]
January 3, 2022

Why ivermectin still should not be used to prevent or treat COVID-19

I’ve written before about the truth behind all the rumors and myths surrounding using Ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID. But many questions still arise about […]
January 1, 2022

Monthly Family Update – January 2022

Here are the contents of this month’s newsletter: Last Day of Patient Care My Heart Catherization Book(s) Report (At First Light, The Best Gift, The Natural […]
December 31, 2021

New Year’s Resolutions – Part 3

My last two blogs have been about how to make your New Year’s resolution stick. But let’s step away from you and look at your family.
December 30, 2021

New Year’s Resolutions – Part 2

Are you forging ahead with a list of New Year’s resolutions? What will increase your chances for success?
December 29, 2021

New Year’s Resolutions – Part 1

Have you started thinking about New Year’s resolutions? In some cases, holding off on a resolution may improve your chance of success.
June 7, 2010

Tests of Protein Powders and Drinks Show Some Lead Contamination

New tests by one of my favorite natural medicine web sites, ConsumerLab.com, found most protein powders, shakes and drinks to meet their nutrient claims, but two […]
July 9, 2010

GAO study reveals contaminants in herbal supplements

Today I’m in Orlando, Florida, where I’ll be speaking to the Florida Academy of Family Physicians on this exact issue. And, I find that most of […]
September 1, 2010

My Recommendations for Glucosamine, Chondroitin, and SAMe for Osteoarthritis

Several readers have requested that I post the advice that I both use in practice and teach other healthcare professionals when it comes to a topic […]
September 17, 2010

U.S. Dietary Supplements Often Contaminated: Consumer Reports

Many popular dietary supplements contain ingredients that may cause cancer, heart problems, liver or kidney damage, but U.S. stores sell them anyway and Americans spend millions […]
November 3, 2010

ConsumerLab.com Finds Quality Problems with Nearly 30% of Fish Oil Supplements Reviewed; “Fishy” Claims Identified

Fish, krill, and algal oil supplements now account for approximately $1 billion in sales in the U.S. To help consumers choose among products, ConsumerLab.com selected 24 […]
January 5, 2011

Less Than 25% of Valerian Herbal Sleep Supplements Pass Tests For Quality

Long-time readers of this blog know of my admiration for ConsumerLab.com, a leading provider of consumer information and independent evaluations of natural medications (herbs, vitamins and […]