An Alternative to Too Many Meds

Dear Readers, going forward for the next couple of months, I will mostly be posting great blogs by my colleagues from around the US and world. Enjoy this piece by Eric Nelson, my colleague in Northern California.   It’s called polypharmacy.  Put simply, it’s when someone uses more medication Continue Reading


Yes, there are a lot of steps from one Congressman’s office to another around Capital Hill in DC. Recently, I believe, I touched them all and wore off plenty of shoe-leather. There’s also, I’m finding, a lot of steps required in correcting misconceptions regarding     While in Senator Continue Reading

Allopathic Health Care

In my Monday blog, I argued that New Mexico's legislature needs to catch up with the real world of healthcare and alternative approaches to allopathic medicine. The work being done at  University of Florida, shared in the blog below, is one example of why I argue that a narrow focus on allopathic Continue Reading

The Great Healthcare Debate

Today’s guest posting is from Anna Bowness Park, from BC in Canada. She asks a telling question about the prevalent approach to health care: are we any healthier?  Jun.02, 2011 in by Anna Bowness Park By Anna Bowness-Park Committee on Publication for BC Over the last hundred years the debate Continue Reading