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fake food

Food that isn’t

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 /

Hippocrates said ‘let food be medicine’ and for generations it was or at least it was food. Now, however, food is neither medicine nor food, but a product like any other, to be bought and sold with marketing acumen. With … Read More


Two Steps Forward One Step Back: Diary of Gardasil Injury in Japan

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 /

Momoka received her first dose of the HPV vaccine, Gardasil, in March of 2012. Prior to the vaccine she had mild asthma but was otherwise healthy and active. She was a vocalist and a bass guitarist in the high school … Read More

Angela A Stanton

The Anatomy of a Migraine

Monday, November 17th, 2014 /

What is the anatomy of a migraine? Do migraines have an anatomy, a location map, in the same way heart disease does? Sure, migraine happens in the brain and we feel the pain in our head if there is pain … Read More

Debra Anderson

Warning to Floxies: Beware of New Med for Psoriatic Arthritis

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 /

My husband suffered from a mild adverse reaction to fluoroquinolone antibiotics three years ago. He went on to develop psoriatic arthritis from his floxing approximately one year later. Psoriatic arthritis is a painful skin and joint inflammatory condition. He avoided … Read More

HPV Vaccine Injury in Japan

Listening to the Body: Healing Post Cervarix

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 /

This is a story about Yumi, who is now in her first year of university. She had her first dose of the HPV vaccine, Cervarix in October 2011, when she was 16 years old. Prior to the HPV vaccine, Yumi was … Read More

Sue Ryan June 2013

Improving Male and Female Fertility with Vitamin D

Monday, November 10th, 2014 /

Vitamin D is essential to a healthy life, at any stage, yet its effectiveness is often overlooked by practitioners treating parents who are trying to conceive. The overwhelming majority of infertility cases are treated with drugs or surgical procedures, and … Read More

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The Instant Menstrual Cycle

Friday, November 7th, 2014 /

My uterus decided to end her 6-month vacation yesterday. This is nothing new; I’ve never had regular periods and have tried nearly everything to make my body function on a regular schedule, but it just doesn’t cooperate. Synthetic hormones prescribed … Read More

Introducing Heal with Friends

Inaugural Heal with Friends Podcast: Interview with Dr. Philippa Bridge-Cook

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 /

We’ve been busy this month at Lucine Health Sciences and Hormones Matter launching our new sister site Heal with Friends. Today, we are pleased to announce another venture to move health and health research forward: the Heal with Friends podcast, to … Read More

Angela A Stanton

Dehydration and Salt Deficiency Trigger Migraines

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 /

I had migraines for well over 20 years. I am not alone; about 12% of the US population has migraines. Initially, I thought I had headaches but my “headaches” were accompanied by symptoms that are not normally part of headaches: … Read More