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Women's health needs are often overlooked

Women Are Less Satisfied with Health Care Than Men – Why?

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 /

The New York Times reported that women are less satisfied with their health care than men, citing a study from Health Services Research. Researchers could see an overall difference between men’s and women’s views, but these differences were even more … Read More

Chandler Marrs

Navigating Health – A Video Talk about Endocrine Disruptors, Epigenetics and Energetics

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 /

Last summer I was privileged to give a talk at a midwifery conference in Wisconsin, hosted by the wonderful people at Southwest Technical College and organized by my good friend Cynthia Caillagh. The title of the talk was Endocrine Disruptors, … Read More

PTSD in vets

PTSD and Violence: Some Thoughts from a Veteran

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 /

Recently, Hormones Matter published a piece about Helping a Loved One Suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. The author offers some good advice in the piece, but I am somewhat concerned with the accidental implications of one section of the article. … Read More

Brooke Keefer

Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction (SOD): An Unrecognized Women’s Health Condition

Monday, January 26th, 2015 /

I have Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction or SOD, a female-dominant health condition that caused me to give up a successful career as a not-for-profit director, lobbyist, and advocate. I could not parent and spent a year vomiting, in severe pain, … Read More

Heal with Friends Podcast

Heal with Friends Podcast #3: Injured by Antibiotics

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 /

It is with great pleasure that I announce our third Heal with Friends Podcast hosted on Fearless Parent Radio. (If you haven’t checked them out yet, do so now. They have fantastic podcasts.) For this podcast, I interviewed one of … Read More

Derrick Lonsdale, MD

SIDS and Vaccination

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 /

Posted on Child Health and Safety on January 13, 2015 was an announcement that vaccines had been proven to cause sudden death in children (SIDS). The announcement indicated that death in 67 cases was only explicable as caused by vaccines. … Read More

Angela A Stanton

Sweet Death by Sugar

Monday, January 19th, 2015 /

We all know that sugar is bad for us but we cannot resist it. Why not? Expert Robert Lustig MD, reasoned on 60-Minutes that for humans in nature all sweet tasting things are edible and not poisonous. There are no … Read More

Chandler Marrs

Lupron, Estradiol and the Mitochondria: A Pathway to Adverse Reactions

Friday, January 16th, 2015 /

Leuprolide, more commonly known as Lupron, is the GnRH agonist prescribed for endometriosis, uterine fibroids, cysts, undiagnosed pelvic pain, precocious puberty, during infertility treatments, to treat some cancers, and a host of other off-label uses. It induces a chemical castration in … Read More

Chris Kapsa

Patients Come For Care. Not Hospitalists.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 /

The professor squinted through cigarillo smoke rings. She listened as fourth-year nursing students discussed ways to help Cambodian refugee families be more independent in their new American home. “This independence drivel is bull s**t. People come for care. Dammit, care … Read More