Edited from an article by John Battelle Recently a huge scandal was exposed; one involving the deaths of more than 200,000 citizens of the United States over the past seventeen years, hundreds of billions of dollars, Big Pharma, the corruption of Congress, and the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency). A joint investigation between 60 Minutes and … Continue reading The Opioid Crisis: Major Investigation Exposes Inhuman Greed & Corruption
“The amount of opioids prescribed in the U.S. is still too high, with too many opioid prescriptions for too many days at too high a dosage,” said the CDC’s acting director, Dr. Anne Schuchat. Researchers said they did not yet have data for 2016 or 2017. In 2016 alone, more than 42,000 people in the … Continue reading Amount Of Opioids Prescribed In U.S. Has Been Falling Since 2010 – But Still NOT Enough
Amid the ongoing opioid crisis in Butler and the entire country, controversy rages over the use of naloxone amid reports of multiple overdoses and multiple doses of Narcan. Narcan has not put a dent in the crisis and has not changed addiction levels. The problem is also rife among veterans.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_re6AX3Mi4s Dr. Heitler discusses a treatment for situational depression (even when we don't know it is situational!) WITHOUT psychopharmacology. Instead, she offers three prescriptions without pills, outlining these prescriptions using an example from her practice. She shows how investigating what makes us angry or upset can help us to re-empower … Continue reading Lift Depression with These 3 Prescriptions – Without Pills – Dr Heitler
One-third of cases of dementia worldwide could potentially be prevented through better management of lifestyle factors such as smoking, hypertension, depression, and hearing loss over the course of a lifetime, according to a new report. Across the globe, about 47 million people were living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia in 2015. That number is projected to triple … Continue reading One-third of dementia cases could be prevented, report says
by Nicole Fisher (Forbes) [There is something seriously wrong with this picture. As a society, we need to investigate this far more deeply. -- GV] Since the end of World War I, Americans have celebrated those who served our country. Each Veterans Day there are countless parades, events, speeches and even store discounts for those … Continue reading The Facts That Matter Most This Veterans Day
Self-esteem is necessary to succeed in life. Cultivate it in your children and in yourself. Approve of yourself, be your own best friend, nurture your inner child; and forgive yourself. You are and have been doing the best you could with what you knew at the time. If you now know better, you can now change … Continue reading Self-Esteem is Very Important