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…
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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