Statins Shown to Extend Life by Mere Days

by Dr. Joseph Mercola September 11, 2019 STORY AT-A-GLANCE A 2015 systematic review of statin trials found that in primary prevention trials, the median postponement of death was just 3.2 days. In secondary prevention trials, death was postponed 4.1 days A 2018 review presents substantial evidence that total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol levels are not 

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Low Cholesterol May Raise Your Alzheimer’s Risk

Written by Dr. Joseph Mercola  May 09, 2019 STORY AT-A-GLANCE Cholesterol is found in your bloodstream and cells, and is necessary for the production of cell membranes. Cholesterol also plays an important role in the formation of memories and is vital for healthy neurological function Higher cholesterol levels are associated with better brain health; low 

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Why Herd Immunity Is a Hoax

Written by Dr. Joseph Mercola  March 12, 2019 STORY AT-A-GLANCE Amazon has removed at least five vaccine documentaries from its streaming Prime Video platform, all of which questioned the safety of vaccines. Pinterest has also responded to calls for censorship and now blocks all vaccine related searches According to the herd immunity theory, once a 

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Is the Flu Vaccine Really ‘Working Well’ This Year?

Written by Joseph Mercola  March 06, 2019 STORY AT-A-GLANCE According to interim estimates, the overall adjusted effectiveness of the 2018-19 flu vaccine against all influenza virus infection associated with acute respiratory illness (ARI) needing medical attention was 47 percent Among adults over 50, the vaccine had a mere 24 percent effectiveness against all influenza types, 

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Acupuncture Beats Injected Morphine for Pain: Groundbreaking Study

November 15, 2018 by Edward Morgan Written By: Sayer Ji An amazing new study has found that acupuncture, the ancient practice of using needles to stimulate bodily self healing, is more effective than intravenous morphine for pain.  A truly groundbreaking study published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicinetitled, “Acupuncture vs intravenous morphine in the management of 

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Why Your Doctor is Wrong About Cholesterol

Written by Dr. Joseph Mercola   December 12, 2018 STORY AT-A-GLANCE Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in nearly every cell of your body and is essential to good health. It plays a role in hormone production, digestion, the manufacture of vitamin D following sun exposure, and helps protect your cell membranes The most concerning risk 

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How To Grow Honeysuckle

  How to Grow Honeysuckle Written by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked STORY AT-A-GLANCE Honeysuckle (Lonicera) can be grown as decorative shrubs or vines. The flowers make a delightful tea with antiviral benefits Climbing varieties flower in the summer, while shrubby varieties flower in late winter, spring and/or summer The plants are heat-tolerant, rarely prone to 

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Questionable Tactics Used in Vaccine Safety Testing

Story at-a-glance By Dr. Mercola In December 2017, Slate magazine published an astonishing article about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil, revealing how the safety trials for this controversial vaccine actually “weren’t designed to properly assess safety.”1 Gardasil is supposed to prevent infection by certain strains of HPV virus, which in rare cases may cause 

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Quercetin — A Far Better Flu Remedy Than Tamiflu

Story at-a-glance Your immune system is your first-line defense against all types of infections, be they bacterial or viral, so the most effective way to prevent infectious illness — including influenza — is a robust immune system Quercetin, a plant flavonol found naturally in apples, plums, red grapes, green tea, elder flower and onions, packs 

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Nelson Medicine now available at the Clinic.

There are many key philosophies behind Nelson Medicine.  The first is responsibility.  The patient is encouraged to accept responsibility for their body and any disease or discomfort.  The disease might have been caused by someone else or some outside imposition, but healing can only take place inside the body.  Obsessing on someone else or blaming 

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Coconut Oil Unhealthy? Behind the Headlines

Is Coconut Oil Still Healthy? The Truth Behind The Recent Headlines. You may or may not have seen the American Heart Association’s (AHA) latest report, but I’m sure you’ve probably seen the social media frenzy that followed their statements on coconut oil. An article by USA Today with the headline “Coconut Oil Isn’t Healthy, It’s 

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A Novel Treatment Alternative for Depression

Story at-a-glance Curcumin may be helpful against depression, especially atypical depression. No significant difference in efficacy between high and low dosages were found Two active components in saffron, crocin and safranal, also have antidepressant effects, and at least three studies have found saffron is as effective as generic Prozac One of the mechanisms behind curcumin’s 

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Vegetable oils, (Francis) Bacon, Bing Crosby, and the American Heart Association – By Gary Taubes

Vegetable oils, (Francis) Bacon, Bing Crosby, and the American Heart Association June 17, 2017 Larry Husten at CardioBrief asked me for a comment on the American Heart Association’s Presidential Advisory on Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease, which was published yesterday. I got carried away in my response and Larry asked if he could publish it 

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