MedImpact, an independent, trend-focused pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), is the nation’s largest privately held PBM, serving health plans, self-funded employers and government entities. A letter from that company addressed to me about one of my patients included the above headline as a reason for denying coverage of drug therapy of Lyme disease beyond a dose […]
A young man showed up in the Emergency Department complaining of abdominal pain. He was somewhat heavy set, puffy like a Pillsbury Doughboy, and smelled strongly of tobacco smoke. We started to work him up to determine the cause of the abdominal pain – the pain was fairly high up in the abdomen, and he […]
Common knowledge has it that “having high cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease… High cholesterol can cause atherosclerosis, a dangerous accumulation of cholesterol and other deposits on the walls of your arteries… To help prevent high cholesterol, you can…eat a low-salt diet… ” These statements from the Mayo Clinic website are generally accepted […]
There have been over 850 comments submitted so far! We need your help to have over 1000 comments to make sure the FDA takes notice and understands we want continued access to homeopathy. A Citizens’ Petition was filed in July, 2018 by the Americans For Homeopathy Choice (AFHC) as a response to the FDA’s December, […]
If the common physician, scientist, and educated consumer were to believe Wikipedia, they would assume that there is absolutely no research that shows the efficacy of homeopathic medicines in the treatment of any ailment. Furthermore, they would conclude homeopathic medicines are so small in dose, there is literally “nothing” in a homeopathic medicine. And, if […]
A recent article in the free journal published by MedScape poses that question. My instinctive reaction was to pull back in alarm. “Profession” means an occupation which requires a certain number of years of training – generally in what is called “higher” education, distinguished from a “job” by the fact that a job pays money […]
Ultra-diluted Toxicodendron pubescens attenuates proinfammatory cytokines and ROSmediated neuropathic pain in rats
Despite the availability of multiple therapeutic agents, the search for novel pain management of neuropathic pain is still a challenge.Oxidative stress and inflammatory signaling are prominently involved in clinical manifestation of neuropathic pain. Toxicodendron pubescens, popularly known as Rhus Tox (RT) is recommended in alternative medicines as an anti-inflammatory and analgesic remedy. Earlier, we reported […]
Join us for an exciting lecture as Dr. Martha Grout and Debbie Noah talk about homeopathy’s role in integrative cancer treatment.
We are excited to have Dr. Joy Kong, MD present “How to Easily Incorporate Regenerative Medicine into Your Practice to Achieve Better Outcome for Patients” June 6, 6:30pm, PDT. This lecture is geared toward medical professionals and one may attend online.
We are super excited to congratulate Dr. Ruth Lim, MD, MD(H). Dr. Lim will receive an Honorary Degree and give the keynote address at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine’s Commencement.