Monthly Archives: May 2014

THE HUMAN BODY USES ELECTRICAL IMPULSES TO CREATE DISEASE:

The idea that the nerves conduct electrical impulses that create disease would be considered nonsense if it weren’t for the work of Kevin Tracey a neurosurgeon. Dr Tracey’s experiments on the inflammatory reflex have proven that there is a close … Continue reading

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HEALTHCARE CO-OPERATIVES: BRING BACK THE OLD

About a decade ago, I was at a dinner for various  managers of co-operatives.  There was an old timer sitting next to me at dinner. He had been a farmer. When he found out that I was a medical doctor, … Continue reading

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FOOD PROPAGANDA MAKES US SICK:

Food politics and food propaganda is making us sick. From the early days of margarine in the 1950’s to the paleo diet of today, we are being lead by astray by food propaganda. An article by Margaret Wente (May 17 … Continue reading

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A HEALTHCARE SYSTEM GONE AWRY:

Controlling costs is essential for all healthcare systems.  How costs are controlled is key. Here is a case study of a healthcare system gone awry in its efforts to control costs. Case Study: Bill is a 69 year old Israeli … Continue reading

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DOCTORS AS COST GENERATORS: THE POWER OF THE SUB-TOTAL IN OUR EXPERIMENT OF N=1

Last week, I was walking down Howland Avenue in the Annex on a sunny spring day. There on the sidewalk were some books put there for strangers. So I glanced at the titles. One that struck me was ” Doctors’ … Continue reading

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