MRSA in Athletes

DOES THE PERSON NEXT TO YOU HARBOR KILLER BACTERIA? MRSA has risen to the top of the headlines over the past few years as the latest super bug that will wipe us out as a species.  Thrown into the same category as flesh eating bacteria (necrotizing fascitis), Ebola, West Nile virus, HIV, swine flu, bird […]

To Wheat or Not to Wheat-THAT is the Question

Over the decades one macronutrient or other has gotten beat up: fats, carbs, proteins. Sometimes it’s components within these food groups: eggs, red meat, potato chips, etc… But rarely do we pay attention to anything beyond the hype.  Most of the controversy over foods that have been demonized has been taken out of context.  Except potato […]

Do Antacids Cause Allergies?

DO ULCER DRUGS CONTRIBUTE TO ALLERGIES? I’ve always had major issues with drugs that bring digestion to a screeching halt.  Now, if someone has a bleeding ulcer this class of drugs can save a life.  Short of that, stopping digestion is horrendously bad for your health.  I can tick off at least 10 processes that […]

The Western lifestyle is a major contributing factor to many chronic, degenerative diseases – (04-24-00)

The Western lifestyle is a major contributing factor to many chronic, degenerative diseases Africa Proposed as ‘Laboratory’ for Study of Prevalence of Childhood Asthma The experience in Africa seems to support the hypothesis that the trend toward urbanization is an important factor in the increasing prevalence of childhood asthma in the developed world, according to […]