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Truth To Power – 10.06.17

The Disturbing Autism and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Connection   Charles Ortleb, the author of Truth to Power, interviews Dr. Michael J. Goldberg, the author of The Myth of Autism. Goldberg is the President of the Neuro-Immune Dysfunction Syndromes (NIDS) Medical Advisory Board and has been on the clinical teaching staff at both UCLA and Cedars-Sinai Hospitals. Dr. Goldberg has challenged the conventional wisdom about …

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Managing menopause Passport to Wellness

Given its informal title “the change of life,” it’s no surprise that menopause, just like any other change, can cause anxiety. However, menopause – the time in a women’s life when menstruation stops – doesn’t have to be a time that women anticipate with dismay. Menopause, which happens because the ovaries stop producing the hormones estrogen and progesterone, can occur …

Big Pharma Promises Men Endless Youth With Drug That May Cause Clots, Heart Problems, Suicide By Martha Rosenberg

Recently, an editorial in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society cited “disease-mongering” of testosterone to men for conditions for which it is not approved. Increasingly low libido, obesity and other age-related changes are attributed to “Low T” or low testosterone. This spring, I interviewed a coauthor of the editorial, Thomas Perls, a professor of medicine and director of the New England …

How Sexism Affects Women’s Health Every Day By Soraya Chemaly

Even when girls and women say, out loud, that they are experiencing pain, people, including medical professionals, are more likely to minimize or dismiss what they say. I had a headache that lasted for years. It was there when I woke up and there when I went to sleep. I got so used to it that one day, when my …

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Powassan Virus: ‘Ticks Now Carrying Virus Worse than Lyme Disease’ – Robert Harrington

For anyone who has suffered from Lyme disease, such as NaturalSociety’s Anthony Gucciardi (who overcame it), they know just how painful and intractable it can be. Not only has it been difficult to convince the medical establishment to diagnose it, but Lyme disease can be extremely challenging to successfully treat. But it seems there is another tick-borne virus that is catching the …

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UH Study Links Facebook Use to Depressive Symptoms

The social media site, Facebook, can be an effective tool for connecting with new and old friends. However, some users may find themselves spending quite a bit of time viewing Facebook and may inevitably begin comparing what’s happening in their lives to the activities and accomplishments of their friends. According to University of Houston (UH) researcher Mai-Ly Steers, this kind …

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Have You Fallen for These Big Pharma Tricks?

Long before the Internet and direct to consumer advertising, the medical profession tried to reassure people about their health concerns. Sure fatigue and headaches could be a symptom of a brain tumor; sure a cough could be a symptom of lung cancer–but most doctors tried to assuage not sow fear. Remember “take two aspirins and call me in the morning”? …