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Before the Boiling Point – What Lab Tests Should Be

Before the Boiling Point – What Lab Tests Should Be

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are some lab numbers you need to know that your doctor is probably not testing you for. Medical school taught us to look for what I call “boiling points”. Imagine you put your hand in a pot of cold water on the stove and turn the burner on high. At some temperature, you’ll take […]

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Likely Problems with Men’s Prostate

Likely Problems with Men’s Prostate

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

The prostate gland is a walnut sized gland just behind the male bladder. Normally, it produces a fluid that serves as an incubator for sperm. Developmentally, the prostate contains cells that in the female make up the uterus. Both organs are estrogen and insulin sensitive. I’ll discuss the primary problems a man is likely to […]

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Prostate Cancer — Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Prostate Cancer — Diagnosis and Treatment Options

| June 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

I was forced to become an expert at cancer in general and prostate cancer in particular. I was diagnosed by local urologist Michael Wilkerson, M.D., at age 50. The danger of prostate cancer is determined by what is called a “Gleason score”. It’s similar to scales used with earthquakes and hurricanes and goes from 1 […]

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The Malignant Capitalism of Medicine

The Malignant Capitalism of Medicine

| June 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Americans should understand that a significant portion of the U.S. economy is based on what is erroneously called “health care”. This is a multi-billion-dollar industry that employs millions and rakes in billions for drug companies and device manufacturers. In a capitalistic society, most decisions will be based on the effect on capitalism. Medicine is a […]

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