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Poop: The Cure of the Future?
Human stool transplants have been found to cure up to 90 percent of patients who have had multiple episodes of C. difficile. It this the cure of the future?
December 7, 2012
Do You Need a Health Detective?
I specialize in working with people struggling with complex, chronic illness that haven't been able to find help anywhere else.
October 30, 2010
The Myth of Evidence-Based Medicine
The claim that mainstream medicine is based on the latest scientific evidence, is... well... not supported by the evidence.
June 17, 2010
Chinese Medicine Demystified (Part VI): 5 Ways Acupuncture Can Help You Where Drugs and Surgery Can’t
Five reasons acupuncture beats western medicine as a primary healthcare modality.
March 16, 2010
Chinese Medicine Demystified (Part V): A Closer Look at How Acupuncture Relieves Pain
Research continues to shed light on how acupuncture relieves chronic pain and inflammation without significant side effects or risks.
March 14, 2010
Chinese Medicine Demystified (Part IV): How Acupuncture Works
Modern research demonstrates that acupuncture can relieve pain, reduce inflammation and restore homeostasis. In this article I'll explain how it works.
March 11, 2010
Chinese Medicine Demystified (Part III): The “Energy Meridian” Model Debunked
Historical evidence and modern research indicate that the Chinese medicine has nothing to do with magic energy flowing through invisible meridians.
March 8, 2010
Chinese Medicine Demystified (Part II): Origins of the “Energy Meridian” Myth
The idea that Chinese medicine is a psychic, metaphysical medicine is based on gross mistranslations of classical Chinese medical texts.
March 5, 2010
Chinese Medicine Demystified (Part I): A Case of Mistaken Identity
Most of what we've been told in the west about how Chinese medicine works isn't accurate.
March 4, 2010