People with depression are more likely to have a heart attack. Individuals who have a heart attack are very likely to become depressed. We are beginning…
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New US government regulations will reduce the amount of nicotine in cigarettes to make them less addictive. According to the CDC, smoking kills a half a…
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Keeping Drug Prices High with Kickbacks to Middlemen
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Map- Medical Debt by County
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“Primary care risk bearing groups have had a tough time of late. Once the darlings of investors, recently they seem to have become the ugly stepchild…
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In a review of the current evidence, the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation from this week found no value in vitamin, mineral, and…
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Dr James Sowers has had a great influence on my thinking. Check out this critical article on the metabolic syndrome and associated diseases. “In the…
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This diagram from this article was the first that showed me medications that protect cells and organs are better than those that merely lower the target…
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Yesterday, we discussed secondary aldosteronism caused by diuretic treatment. This is an extremely common problem. Hydrochlorothiazide is the 11th most…
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Treating high blood pressure or heart failure very often calls for using a diuretic or fluid pill. When we use a diuretic, we increase the levels of the…
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Most patients people develop type 2 diabetes because of food—not genetics, not lack of exercise—food. That is the main thing. Individuals who develop…
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Connecting the Dots
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