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Doctors don’t go to medical school to become expert at interpreting statistics. Yet most of the articles that tell us how safe drugs might be rely on complex statistical analyses that go far beyond what I learned in my one credit course on Statistics for Medical Practitioners.
The prestigious New England Journal of Medicine, which has recently tarnished its reputation by refusing to publish articles unfavorable to popular prescription drugs, is barreling forward this week with its anti-natural, anti-health approach to medicine in asserting that vitamin D not be universally recommended for postmenopausal women with low levels of vitamin D, and stating that
The two big questions I’ve been getting about the flu this year are, Should I get the H1N1 vaccine? and Is the H1N1 flu as scary as people seem to be saying? Let’s start with the second question first. Is the N1H1 flu especially dangerous? The N1H1 swine flu virus is, like any other flu
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I went to medical school hoping to get to the root of what makes people sick and to learn how to truly cure. But in medical school, I was discouraged from that goal. I was taught, for instance, that low back pain was a by-product of walking upright, and that our lumbar spines were simply too weak for us to be using them for anything other than crawling around on all fours. I also heard over and over that cancer and other gene-mutation diseases were results of mistakes nature makes in duplicating our cellular DNA. I kept hearing that nature was flawed and human beings were an intelligent but physically weak species. by the time I graduated, I’d been indoctrinated with the idea that disease and sickness are inevitable side effects of living, nothing could prevent them, and technological fixes were our only options.