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Could the Flu Shot Make You Depressed?

Did your doctor or friendly pharmacist tell you that the flu vaccine could put your mental health at risk?

According to the latest research, the notoriously ineffective,1 2 3 illness-inducing,4 5...

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Right Timing: Why It Pays to Wait

Waiting sucks.

That’s why we have instant coffee, quick dry nail polish, and Amazon Prime. We have industrialized an entire culture around the premise that waiting is an unnecessary...

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Four Simple Gut - Healing Recipes

“The most powerful path to our brain—and peace of mind—is through our gut.”

Today, millions of people have gut dysbiosis that leads to poor digestion and mood as well as a...

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HIV and Pregnancy: Pharma Abusing Women?

Editorial note: As a physician trained to regard informed consent around pharmaceuticals, I believe there can never be too much information provided to women who must make decisions about exposing...

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Tamiflu and Abnormal Behavior

It’s a particularly nasty flu season, right – what should we do??

Last week, a student in my daughter’s elementary school died. An apparently healthy, active, and vital 10-year...

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Recent Study Confirms That Antidepressants Increase Suicide Risk

Robin Williams, Chris Cornell, and Chester Bennington all revealed details of their struggles with depression and anxiety before they made the tragic decisions to end their lives. You’re...

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All in the Family: 4 Steps Toward Healing Adverse Childhood Experiences

Ever have an extreme reaction to someone’s behavior? Like your husband is eating crackers, and just the sound of his chewing made you want to strangle him?

We all have different buttons to...

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4 Toxic Ingredients to Avoid in Your Personal Care Products

The Post-Industrial Legacy

Here is an uncomfortable fact: as inhabitants of an industrialized nation, we have an average of 700 synthetic chemicals in our bodies. Right. Now.

That may seem hard to...

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When to Let Go of Your Health Goals
 

“I’ve tried every supplement, I’ve been watching my diet like a hawk to see what the problem food is, and I feel like I’ve done everything to get rid of this gas...

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Reexamining Schizophrenia as a Brain Disease

For over one hundred and fifty years, psychiatry has promoted the idea that what is called schizophrenia is a progressive, deteriorative disease of the brain, and that science is on the horizon of...

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My New Year's Resolution

As a relative newbie to this whole “spiritual awakening” thing, I have spent much of the past several years motivated by the carrot of victory. Of course, my opponent is no longer...

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Natural Healing for Children: Qigong

Our mettle is never more tested than through our children’s health.

In fact, maternal and pediatric medicine is predicated on fear. That innate and primal, mama bear, I’ll do...

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