The New Polio? AFM (Acute Flaccid Myelitis)

Quick, what looks like polio, can be mistaken for polio, but gets almost zero press? Why, it’s AFM, or acute flaccid myelitis. Briefly, children coming down with a stomach bug can become paralyzed. Yep, paralyzed. So why aren’t we more upset? Because public health officials tell us it’s very rare. How rare? We’re not sure, …

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To The Chronic Lyme Woman Who Walked Out at the Common Ground Fair, Answers To The Quiz.

I had a great lecture at the Common Ground Fair yesterday on living with Chronic Lyme. It was packed, and I kept talking with people for an hour after the lecture ended. But the person I wish I could have talked to was the young woman who got up ten minutes into the talk declaring, …

Are Lectins Bad For You?

As a vegan, one of the few criticisms you don't regularly hear is that all those nuts and seeds are destroying your health.  Vegans are pasty, uptight, annoyingly righteous and smug, sure. But most people grudgingly admit your diet choices are likely more healthy than drive through food. Not Dr. Steven Gundry. He believes you're …