OPS is a once-a-month feature here on the blog where I pass along the videos, pdfs, and other goodies I’ve run across that are too accessible, interesting, and powerful not to share. Consider it my curated list of nutrition and lifestyle tidbits most worth your time. Today, I’m sharing a brilliant TED talk. Take a … Continue reading Other People’s Stuff: What Happens When Antibiotics Stop Working
If you asked them, most doctors would tell you that they went into medicine to help people. To work with patients – not paperwork. But our modern medicine and insurance systems choke medical practices with mountains of forms, oceans of reports, and other administrative tripe. These bloated back-of-house systems aren’t some minor annoyance. Study after … Continue reading What is Membership Medicine?
The images above are from Supportal, a social media community that bills itself as being comprised of “people with their own mental health journeys” seeking to support one another along the (often long and difficult paths) to healing. The community’s goal was to highlight the enormous problems with the American medical system and how they … Continue reading The Cost of Healthy Food… in Perspective
As the weather changes, most of us can clearly see cold and flu season approaching in the hacks and sniffles of our coworkers, classmates, neighbors, and strangers. In response to this awareness, I recently saw a well-meaning poster on social media remind people that antibiotics don’t work on viruses or do anything to touch the common … Continue reading Antibiotics and Your Gut