Thoughts on ADHD, Diagnosis & Controversy

What is ADHD? ADHD is an extremely common disorder that is characterized by difficulty paying attention, distractibility and hyperactivity. And some say it’s even more common than previously thought. For one, it’s now believed to be common in adults...
Are Cholesterol Target Levels Too Low?

Are Cholesterol Target Levels Too Low?

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the single biggest cause of health problems and death in the USA and the world. Statins offer a way to help treat CHD, but have become perhaps too heavily pushed. And the target level of cholesterol to reach may have been lowered too...

Do Vaccines Cause Autism?

Do Vaccines Cause Autism? There’s nothing more scary for parents than the thought that they might hurt their children. The controversy about vaccines and autism is frightening, but seems to have little scientific backing. It started in 1998. The Lancet reported...

20 Facts About Antidepressants

1) 1/10 people in America are currently taking an antidepressant (AD) 2) Michael Jackson was reportedly taking Zoloft and Paxil when he died.  Antidepressants have been shown to contribute to heart disease. 3) Luvox was being taken by a shooter in the Columbine High...