“Obesogens” and Toxicity: May Be Your Key To Shedding Weight

In a paper released by the United States Government in May 2010, The White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity published the article: “Solving the Problem of Childhood Obesity Within a Generation.” The scientists have coined a term obesogens as foreign chemicals that they believe promote weight gain. At our office we have long used […]

Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD

Many individuals returning home from military service have symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury.  According to a recent Newsweek article, 20% of our troops are vulnerable.  With 2.1 million service persons in Iraq & Afghanistan, the implication is 400,000 potential cases  of PTSD/TBS exist each year. What is puzzling to researchers […]

Happy Smokers? Think Again

In 2008 The National Institute of Health Interview Survey estimated 24.8 million men and 21.1 million women smoke.  That’s 20% of the population of our country that is unwilling and unable to choose a healthier lifestyle. The negative side-effects of choosing to smoke are: COPD or emphysema Heart disease Abdominal aneurysm Various forms of cancer: […]

Type II Diabetes: 1 Out of Every 3 Americans By 2050

What’s wrong with this picture?  We have the most resources, doctors, education and finances than any country on the planet.  Yet we are one of the sickest places to live.  Here’s some side effects (direct effects really, the side effect moniker is just a spin for4 the mentally feeble!) of a current Diabetic drug Victoza.  […]