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Why Won’t Your Dentist Take Health Insurance?

Since the beginning of time, dentistry and medicine have been considered inherently distinct practices. But as we learn more about how diseases that start in our mouths can ravage the rest of our bodies, it’s a separation that’s increasingly hard to rationalize ... More

The History of Health and Medicine in America

As editor and publisher of The Saturday Evening Post magazine, Dr. Cory SerVaas brought a passion for health and prevention to the publication. A journalist and physician, Dr. Cory interviewed some of the world’s leading scientists, physicians, and researchers, translating complex material into easy-to-read and understand articles. You can read some of Dr. Cory fascinating […] ... More

Hormone Therapy Is Back

Remember when all menopausal women were taking hormones, and then suddenly none were? Today, a new consensus is emerging that for some, the benefits of the treatment may very well outweigh the risks. ... More

Why We Need Germs

In the modern effort to eradicate disease, we pop antibiotics like candy, apply hand sanitizers with abandon, and gargle mouthwash by the gallon. But this carpet-bombing of germs takes a huge toll on good microbes as well as bad. ... More
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Poo Fighters

Transplanting beneficial microorganisms from a healthy intestinal tract into an ailing one can work miracles. ... More
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Eat for Health

Your cholesterol may be creeping up, but research shows that eating foods fortified with plant sterols can help. ... More
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In Defense of Microbiomes

In this video, Jonathan Eisen explains why good microbes may actually be our first line of defense against infection, disease, and lasting medical conditions. ... More
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Placebo Power

As scientists find more medical conditions that respond to placebos just as well as to drugs and even surgery, they are gaining a healthy respect for the mind’s amazing ability to heal. ... More
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