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Health and Healing: Update on my Healing Journey

It has now been a little over 6 months since the original surgery. Slowly but surely I have gotten back to normal and regained my health and strength. About 6 weeks after the 2nd surgery to reattach my colon, I … Continue reading

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Health and Drugs: How Safe Are Drugs?

Last week’s post talked about the overall safety of natural supplements. Of course, as I said, not every supplement is safe for every person or in every circumstance so using wisdom, moderation and common sense is critical. I came across … Continue reading

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Health and Supplements: Are Natural Supplements Safe or Not

Many times when I see things written about supplements, the negative stated is that they are “unregulated” and can be hazardous to your health. Well, is that really true? I see commercials for drugs every single day and the list … Continue reading

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Health: Can You Trust Scientific, Medical Guidelines

Let me ask you a question. If you have a choice between two treatments – one that comes from a scientific, peer reviewed study and one that is recommended by a natural practitioner from personal experience with patients (or a … Continue reading

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Health: Why You Should Think Twice About Taking Tylenol

This post by Dr. Brownstein is one I think everyone should read because acetaminophen (Tylenol) is a drug most people have in their homes and take without a second thought. Last week I talked about antibiotics and exercising caution in … Continue reading

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Health: Why It is Critical to Ask the Right Questions

I want to share some information here that many may be unaware of. We tend to think of drugs like antibiotics as “safe” drugs. I learned that this is not always the case several years ago.  Several days after my … Continue reading

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Are You Getting More Than You Bargained For?

There are numerous over-the-counter medications that people routinely take, and give their children, without giving them a second thought, like cold meds, cough syrups and fever reducers. They’re sold over the counter, so they must be safe, right?  Maybe not. … Continue reading

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