The Call for Preventive Medicine

Originally posted 16 January 2009 In the ongoing debates about US health care reform, you hear an increasing number of calls for a shift from crisis-based medicine to preventive medicine. (We noted the dental version of it earlier this week in our comment on the recent Lancet editorial on the topic.) The basic idea is …

Where is the Care in Conventional Health Care? (Guest Post)

My entire orientation to health and well being is from a holistic perspective, so it astounds me to see the majority of our population allowing themselves to be “treated” by a system run by insurance companies and pharmaceutical giants. These industry giants dictate scientific study and treatments geared toward the ultimate goal of selling us …

How to Fix Our Failing Health Care System?

Note: Dr. Grant’s regular Friday wellness column will return next week.   This week, we’re pleased to run the article “How to Fix Our Failing Health Care System?” by holistic dentist Dr. Steven Green. Part 1, “The Great American Drug Culture,” is available here, along with biographical info about Dr. Green. Part 2, “Some Unsettling …

Some Unsettling Truths About Western Medicine’s Drug “Cures”

This week, we’re pleased to run the article “How to Fix Our Failing Health Care System?” by holistic dentist Dr. Steven Green. Part 1, “The Great American Drug Culture,” is available here, along with biographical info about Dr. Green.   How to Fix Our Failing Health Care System? Part 2: Some Unsettling Truths About Western …

The Great American Drug Culture

This week, we’re pleased to run the article “How to Fix Our Failing Health Care System?” by holistic dentist Dr. Steven Green, starting with today’s installment, “The Great American Drug Culture.” Besides providing general dental and health care, Dr. Green has been treating functional somatic facial syndromes involving fatigue, pain, inflammation and spasm for more …

Big Food, Big Pharma, Big Psych: Recent Articles Worth Checking Out

How You Shop for Food Just about any advice column you see on the subject of shopping for a healthy diet includes some form of the dictum, “Make a list and keep to it. Have a plan!” The idea is, of course, to avoid impulse buys of attractive and tempting but highly processed, junky foods. …

The Call for Preventive Medicine

In the ongoing debates about US health care reform, you hear an increasing number of calls for a shift from crisis-based medicine to preventive medicine. (We noted the dental version of it earlier this week in our comment on the recent Lancet editorial on the topic.) The basic idea is that if we can help …