A Case for Prevention

Cheeseburgers at a White House picnic in 2018. Alex Edelman/Getty Images A recent article in the New York Times talks about the health care debate and how we should be doing prevention with a healthy diet to reduce health care spending.  It makes a wonderful point: we have a great sick care system in the US but we need to focus on health care and prevention.  I highly recommend reading this editorial - even if it's simply to better communicate why you choose to proactively manage your health...
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The three-phased approach to complementary cancer care

My three-phased approach to a healthy garden (also a great way to understand complementary cancer care). Phase 1 - Identify factors that allowed cancer to grow in the first place. Cancer is a multifactorial disease. I see some common threads. I liken the body to a garden and cancer cells as weeds in the garden. We are all making some weeds every day; the question is, why is the garden letting the weeds take over to form tumors? At Journey to Wellness, we treat the multiple facto...
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Your Health is your Choice

How long do we have to keep our heads in the sand about our lack of healthcare in this country? I confess right up front, I am a Naturopathic physician and although I try to work within the system, it is difficult to keep quiet with the most recent news that the new estimate on Medicare pharmaceutical benefits is now 720 billion for a 9-year period. Yes, billion, with a B, dollars. It was bad enough when it was 400 billion. Some of the most recent drugs approved to be paid for by this plan are...
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