July 18, 2016

Post-graduate and continuing medical education in functional medicine has notoriously been described as 1) expensive, 2) inapplicable, and 3) self-congratulatory; each of these will be described: 

  1. Functional medicine CME is notoriously expensive: Doctors pay some of...

July 17, 2016

Immediate download: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01IFU4RQO/

Textbooks and video tutorialsInflammation Mastery, 4th Edition contains the updated version of most of the main protocols, bound together in a single volume of nearly 1200 pages. The work is also available as a...

Irresponsible use of hormones, poorly-structured research, and misrepresentation of functional medicine: critique of Cutshall, Bergstrom, Kalish’s “Evaluation of a functional medicine approach to treating fatigue, stress, and digestive issues in women” in Complement Th...

June 1, 2016

Problem for patients: Numerous studies have documented that patients with migraine have increased risk for stroke, cardiovascular disease and early death; these findings have again been confirmed in a recent study published in the British Medical Journal: Migraine and...

May 28, 2016

 

 Textbooks and video tutorialsInflammation Mastery, 4th Edition contains the updated version of most of the main protocols, bound together in a single volume of nearly 1200 pages. The work is also available as a two-volume set titled Textbook of Clinical Nutrition a...

May 24, 2016

Summary: Most of the time and effort and money invested in traveling to a conference has nothing to do with learning; we should consider the lack of learning efficiency, or learning inefficiency, and the massive costs in transportation, plus the residual carbon footpri...

May 19, 2016

Poisoning Our Brains with Pesticides: autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and dyslexia

 

Quote: "Boston, MA – Toxic chemicals may be triggering the recent increases in neurodevelopmental disabilities among children—such as autism, attention-deficit hyperact...

May 19, 2016

Original CME publication and validation in 2008: Monograph commissioned and accredited for continuing medical education (CME) by the Institute for Functional Medicine, titled "Musculoskeletal Pain: Expanded Clinical Strategies."

 

Updated in 2011 as "Fibromyalgia in a Nu...

May 19, 2016

Quote: "Case reports have described Parkinson disease in individuals exposed to OPs; to herbicides including glyphosate, paraquat, and diquat; and to fungicides including maneb and other dithiocarbamates. Higher concentrations of organochlorines, particularly dieldrin,...

May 11, 2016

Comment on: "Association of Environmental Toxins With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis" by Su et al in JAMA Neurolology May 09, 2016


Environmental toxins: Generally this term is and should be used to describe naturally-occurring substances that have major toxic effects, s...

April 28, 2016

 

 

Previous work: I accept credit for pioneering many important ideas and concepts in the study of microbial dysbiosis; I published these ideas in the first edition of my Integrative Rheumatology in 2006 and also in several articles around that same time, including “Nut...

April 25, 2016

History of previous work: Most people --especially clinicians and healthcare students-- who are familiar with my work know that most of my teaching originated from the work that I did when I started teaching Orthopedics and Rheumatology for the Naturopathic Medicine Pr...

April 9, 2016

"Professors should not teach simply to have their ideas accepted, but rather to have their ideas challenged.

 

In this dynamic, the teacher and students are kept alert and active, both progressing toward greater refinement. 

 

For this reason, better professors should alwa...

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