Health Care across the world

Compare two Chinese videos, one taken from CNN, the other broadcast by China.  One buries us in information and makes us feel like we should all go around memorizing our cholesterol numbers.  The other gives us images of people taking care of themselves.  I notice the Chinese people are much thinner than Americans. http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMTgyNTkwMjA=.html Happy …

The answer as to why to choose alternative.

MSN just posted this story.  One of the wonderful things about skeptics is that they don't like the idea that modern medicine kills people.  But right in the article the hospitals did improvements that saved 122,000.  If you backtrack a few years, those people were dying from a lack of medical coordination.  MSN:  What Hospitals …

Raw food weight loss, English style.

How many stones do you weigh?  Pounds to stones, or if you know your weight only in stones and you want the pounds... well, they have all the converters at the same site.  Eating all raw just sounds a bit better when its done in England.  Here in Maine it's a real stretch during the winter months. 

The science of motivation-not what you’d expect

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Functional Medicine

Functional medicine is another term for what I do, and here's an M.D. giving a lengthy description of what it is.  Related Articles Depression Isn't A Prozac Deficiency: 6 Natural Reasons You Might Be Depressed (blisstree.com) What is the best way to convince a doctor to give you scripts for Ativan or Xanax for anxiety when they …

Heat Stroke

We need to take the time during hot spells to understand that, even though we are hydrating it is likely that a few days of hot weather will deplete our electrolytes. Be sure to replenish those electrolytes (sodium, potassium, and magnesium) with a large salad. For those who cannot stand veggies, how about a banana …

New website, new information

Check out http://www.maloneymedical.com for new information on ulcerative colitis on the What Do I Treat? page. Related Articles The Discovery Of Severe Accutane Side Effects Has Patients Seeking Legal Advice (ibdsymptoms.wordpress.com) Cat's out of the bag: PUMA contributes to ulcerative colitis (eurekalert.org) FDA Finds More Blood Cancer with TNF Blocker Drugs (nlm.nih.gov) Research links 29 …