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It’s fascinating to look back at our ancestors to see how long they lived. Unbeknownst to many, the signers of The Declaration of Independence lived into their 70s, 80s and even 90s! This was at a time when dysentery, smallpox and Scarlet Fever killed many, before the discovery of antibiotics and vaccines. Are we really living longer today? If so, what is the quality of life for people beyond 50?
We have all heard about someone miraculously being cured of Stage IV cancer after every other treatment has failed; a lifelong smoker and bacon eater who lived to the ripe old age ninety-five, or the woman being told she would never have children only to achieve a healthy pregnancy, naturally in her mid-forties. This phenomena happens more than one would think. The cause and cure of many chronic diseases is beyond our genes and could be…Continue
More and more the masses are turning to a less invasive and more preventative form of healthcare. Chronic illness is the leading cause of death in the United States. The third leading cause of death is medical error. Therefore, it may be a good time to ask: Is today’s healthcare system truly healing us? The definition of health (the state of being free of illness or injury) may beg…Continue
Are we falling short of the lessons we could be learning in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic? Why are so many intelligent, sophisticated individuals running to the stores to hoard the last of the toilet paper or begging for scientists to come up with a vaccine? It seems as though we have lost sight in the power we have as individuals to heal. It is natural to be afraid and have our egos kick in when we feel our…Continue