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Multivitamin

Why You Need a Multivitamin

For more than 35 years, I’ve specialized in helping people achieve optimal health through nutritional supplementation, dietary changes, and exercise. With the passing of time, however, I have become convinced that vitamin and mineral supplements may be the most …

Wound Healing

Wound Healing: What Works/What Doesn’t

Richard Knutson, MD, an orthopedic surgeon, was treating patients in the traction room at the hospital in Greenville, Mississippi. He was concerned because a number of them had serious bedsores, or pressure ulcers, which commonly develop in immobilized patients. Bedsores …

COPD

Real Help for COPD

More than 13 million people in this country have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and an equal number are affected but haven’t been diagnosed. This progressive disorder, which includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and a handful of …

ADHD medications

ADHD Medications = Bad News

David was in the first grade when he was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The father of this bright, high-spirited boy resisted the recommendation to medicate him, but one psychiatrist after another insisted this was the only way to go. …

Chelation

Help for Flint Water Crisis: Chelation Therapy

Two and a half years ago, Michigan state officials decided to cut costs by sourcing the City of Flint’s water supply from the Flint River rather than paying to pipe it in from Detroit. A few months later, the water …

eating healthy

Healthy Eating: One Day at a Time

A lot of people think they are eating a well-rounded, healthy diet. Truth is, most of us struggle with healthy eating. There are too many fad diets out there to name and getting the recommended amounts of protein, carbohydrates, and …

acupuncture

The Many Health Benefits of Acupuncture

If you’ve never had an acupuncture treatment, the thought of sticking needles into your body to relieve pain is a bit counterintuitive. But the health benefits of acupuncture have stood the test of time. After all, this ancient Chinese therapy …