Blog Posts in 2019

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  • What is Evidence-Based Medicine in the Context of the Human Network?
    What is Evidence-Based Medicine in the Context of the Human Network?

    Wikipedia’s definition: “Evidence-based medicine is an approach to medical practice intended to optimize decision-making by emphasizing the use of evidence from well-designed and well-conducted ...

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  • Is “Alternative Medicine” Messy? Does It Need To Be “Cleaned Up”?
    Is “Alternative Medicine” Messy? Does It Need To Be “Cleaned Up”?

    A recent article on MedScape entitled “Cleaning Up Alternative Medicine's Mess” written by a retired endocrinologist, made me bristle, since my medical experience revolves around both conventional ...

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  • Demystifying Lyme Disease Symptoms and Treatments
    Demystifying Lyme Disease Symptoms and Treatments

    Demystifying Lyme Disease Symptoms and Treatments Every year, there are an estimated 325,000 cases of Lyme disease nationwide , and about 25% of them are children. This makes it an epidemic larger ...

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  • Cui Bono? Who Benefits From Our Microbiome? - Part II
    Cui Bono? Who Benefits From Our Microbiome? - Part II

    On the face of it, one would think that the bacteria in our bodies benefit far more from their association with us than we do from our association with them. We give them places to hide out, protected ...

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  • My Microbiome and Me: United we Stand, Divided we Fight
    My Microbiome and Me: United we Stand, Divided we Fight

    In this current climate of isolationist sentiment, both political and medical, it is difficult to conceive of the concept of friendly cooperation among all our parts. And yet we have always known that ...

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  • Avoiding Dementia, Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s
    Avoiding Dementia, Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s

    Martha M Grout, MD, MD(H ) The June 2019 Web-MD magazine , delivered to my office door, has an article entitled: Guarding the Mind: the latest research points to ways you can lower your odds of ...

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