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August 2017
Stone

The Medical Miracle Kidney Patients Count On

In Seattle, “old” people were turned away from this new and expensive treatment, and the young were evaluated by a jury selection as to whose life had more value and deserved to not suffer the consequences of renal disease. My compassionate mate refused to allow any panel of people to judge the value of living.

July 2017
Cohen
Dear Pharmacist

Burn Fat with 5 Thermogenic Foods

So next time you eat hot chili or salsa, or green curry… and feel yourself starting to get hot under the collar, remind yourself that you’re not being socially awkward, you’re being metabolically upregulated!

Slayback
A Healthy Age

Avoid That Nasty ‘Sickly Senior Status’ – Our Immune System Is the Key

But I’m no longer bragging. What in the heck happened to our immune systems this spring? What happens to senior immune systems in general?

Slayback
A Healthy Age

Look Younger Inside and Out

By sweating, exerting real effort, being breathless you’ve stressed your body, demanding it to respond with repair and growth.

Stone

Ban the Chicken Fat?

Stearic acid, found in cocoa butter, doesn't seem to raise cholesterol concentrations, unlike fats high in lauric, myristic, or palmitic acid.... Perhaps can we bite into a steak sandwich instead of broiled fillet of fish while scientists investigate why stearic acid doesn't seem to raise cholesterol levels?

June 2017
Cohen
Dear Pharmacist

Acid Blockers May Lead to Gluten Sensitivity

If your gut lining is damaged due to extended use or misuse of potent acid blockers, or gluten, then your brain chemicals are imbalanced. This leads to depression and anxiety.

Fowler
Eat Right Now

Chocolate-dipped Deception

One of the most disrespectful things you can do to your temple is feed it sugar. More than 8,000 scientific papers support the premise that sugar not only makes people fat but also sick. To place sweet poison into so many foods is like back-alley drug dealers spiking the punch so you'll want more. 

Handler
Leslie Goes Boom

The Stigma of Mental Illness – How Depressing

I know few people who haven’t either been touched by some type of mental illness personally or know a close friend or family member who has. Nevertheless, the stigma of having a mental illness remains socially poor.

May 2017
Cohen
Dear Pharmacist

Benzodiazepine Dangers and Lies

Benzodiazepines are among the most prescribed drugs for the elderly, and their side effects are associated with dizziness and drowsiness, and of course, the natural consequence to that, falling and hip fractures.

Fowler
Eat Right Now

Mellow Yellow: One Person's Weed – Another Person's Medicine

Dandelion greens, flower tops, and roots are a galaxy of medicinal stars – rich in folic acid, riboflavin, pyridoxine, niacin, vitamin E and powerful antioxidant vitamin C that are essential for optimum health.

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