Category Archives: Industrial Medicine

Dr. Verigin’s Comment: The Ravages of Modern Medicine

Part 2 of a series in Biosis, our office’s quarterly newsletter By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about. – Wayne Dyer We must learn to rethink … Continue reading

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Eminently Quotable: H. Gilbert Welch

Dr. Welch is a professor of medicine at Dartmouth (and author of the excellent book Overdiagnosed) who was recently asked to comment on Mark Cuban’s suggestion that anyone who can afford it should get quarterly bloodwork to track their health … Continue reading

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Dentistry Shouldn’t Be “Just Another Profession”

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN Last September, I was pleased and honored to be asked to present a 20 minute speech to the International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine on how my colleague Ed Arana and I got … Continue reading

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Eminently Quotable: Mahatma Gandhi

We have got into the habit of calling in a doctor for the most trivial diseases. Where there is no regular doctor available, we take the advice of mere quacks. We labour under the fatal delusion that no disease can … Continue reading

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Eminently Quotable: Ivan Illich

And for an excellent, thought-provoking discussion of the health care business (and the politics around that business) in the US, check out Terry Gross’s recent interview with Steven Brill on Fresh Air.

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Dr. Glidden on the Healthcare System Status Quo

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Recommended Reading: Our Weird Faith in Pills

There’s a fascinating read in the latest Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine exploring our society’s beliefs about pharmaceutical drugs and how those beliefs can distract and detract from health and well-being. Though it sometimes gets a little “academic” – … Continue reading

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