All Things Relatable Podcast

All Things Relatable Podcast

I had a delightful conversation with the lovely Candace Dunaway on her podcast, All Things Relatable. This is a love letter to my profession, where we cover a lot of ground and arrive at  You Finished Treatment, Now What? A Field Guide for Cancer Survivors. The book...

Men! Go To the Damn Doctor!

Men! Go To the Damn Doctor!

After 36 years practicing as a licensed naturopathic doctor (ND), all I can say is, MEN! What’s the deal? I am not seeing you in my clinic nearly as much as I see women. I am not getting you in here for your annual exams. I am not having the chance to help you avoid...

Allergies are Ruining My Life!

Allergies are Ruining My Life!

We have more and more patients in our practice who are suffering with seasonal allergies for longer and longer periods of time. It’s hard to know if global warming is impacting this or if the general state of people’s immune systems is getting more and more out of...

Emerging Well from COVID-19. Build Back Better

Emerging Well from COVID-19. Build Back Better

There are so many ways that COVID-19 made and is still making us sick. For those who did not start out healthy when the pandemic caught us all by surprise, now is the time to adopt life-long habits that lead to better health. To borrow a line from the current...

Hypertension Drugs Recalled Due to Possible Carcinogenic Contaminant

Hypertension Drugs Recalled Due to Possible Carcinogenic Contaminant

This week Pfizer Inc. recalled a blood pressure drug when elevated levels of nitrosamine, a potential carcinogen, was found in some of its products. Several lots of Accuretic, Quinapril and Hydrochlorothiazide tablets were found to be impure. While nitrosamines are...

Food Matters: Mental Health and Our Kids

Food Matters: Mental Health and Our Kids

As a doctor who likes to keep up on research, I am sometimes struck by the kinds of things we are studying. Before naturopathic medical school, I had a paid internship in a research lab. My job was in part, to walk pregnant pygmy goats on a treadmill, I kid you not,...