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IMMUNE HEALTH: AN OBJECTIVE ANALOGY

Do vaccinations (in general) stimulate the immune system to cause an immune response? The answer is YES (in most cases.) Does this provide the body a “heads up” against future exposure to these “germs?”  The answer is YES (in most cases.) Can we therefore conclude the vaccination program is beneficial and should be mandated for […]

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EXPLAINING IMMUNE FUNCTION: WITHOUT PUTTING YOU TO SLEEP!

Is it possible to explain immune function without causing narcolepsy? {sudden unintentional sleep} Well, here goes… The immune system acts like an army within our body that defends us from disease. It responds (under normal conditions) when the body detects a foreign unknown entity (ex virus, bacteria fungus, etc…) It creates cells that attack this […]

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The $2,000,000.00 Cost To A Family To Save A Child From A Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer is one of the most feared diagnoses anyone faces. This fear is exponentially compounded when a doctor informs a parent their child has this dreaded disease. We assume the health care system maintains the highest ethical and moral standards providing thorough evaluations and treatment recommendations based on their comprehensive evaluation practices. Have you ever […]

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Filling A Prescription

Doctors will prescribe (according to the 2012 CDC statistics) 2.3 billion DRUGS to their patients over one year. Over 67% of routine office visits will conclude with a prescription. The top three prescriptions are: Analgesics (pain medication) Antihyperlipidemic agents (cholesterol medications) Antidepressants There are plenty of cases where prescriptions are indicated and necessary, but are […]

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A DRUG FOR EVERY SYMPTOM

Even though I do not watch much television, I have recently noticed that advertisements for pharmaceutical drugs seem to be getting more air time than any other category of commercial (including beer and pizza!) Obviously the cost of airing these commercials are clearly offset by the profits generated as the consumer gains greater awareness of […]