Think Away Your Chronic Pain

Think Away Your Chronic Pain

In his book, The Divided Mind, John Sarno describes the case of a young engineer who was suffering from severe back and leg pain for over eight months. He had tried conventional treatments, but to no avail. His MRI showed a herniated disk for which he had been advised...

Preventing Motion Sickness

Why it occurs and how you can prevent it Motion sickness is a common ailment caused by exposure to certain types of motion. Such motion may be experienced during an amusement park ride, an ocean cruise, or a car ride on a winding road. Although individual...
Why Do We Have Allergies?

Why Do We Have Allergies?

There are few references to hay fever in any medical literature before the 19th century. The first clear description of a case of hay fever was documented by Dr. John Bostock of London in 1819. In the early 20th century, hay fever, also called “seasonal allergic...
The Hidden Dangers of Over-Vaccination

The Hidden Dangers of Over-Vaccination

A child born in America today, who follows the officially recommended schedule of vaccinations, will receive 38 doses of 14 different vaccines by age two and 70 doses of 16 different vaccines by age 18. This is more than twice the number of vaccine doses that were...
The Case Against Cancer Screening

The Case Against Cancer Screening

Here is an interesting question to flummox your statistically savvy friends. The PSA (prostate-specific antigen) test commonly used for prostate cancer screening has a sensitivity of 80% and a specificity of 60%, meaning that 80% of people with cancer will test...