The Post Antibiotic Era? Why Antimicrobial Stewardship is Critical for the Future of Infectious Disease Prevention .

  Some clinical epidemiologists (myself included) have suggested that a general disregard exists in surveillance and monitoring when it comes to medical and health practitioner staff concerning follow-up with patients diagnosed with an infectious antigen, and moreover, the handling of disinfection of infected surfaces and garments. While there is a sense of protection due to …

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Autism: Can Computational Biology and Environmental Health Finally Provide Answers?

The Increasing Rate of Autism in America When I first studied psychology as an undergraduate student, the rate of autism in the United States was one in 10,000. Today it is about one in 55. And while some suspected that the rise in autism was due to changes in diagnostic standards, new findings point to …

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Water

"Cross the meadow and the stream and listen as the peaceful water brings peace upon your soul." ~ Maximillian Degenerez Recently I decided to get a new scale for the bathroom, and being easily impressed by technology, I selected one with several assessments aside from weight. This included measures for muscle weight, bone weight, BMI, …

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You say Potato, I say.. Sponge Cake?

Since starting this blog a few years back, I have had some interesting feedback on the diagnostics and research of the odd ailments and conditions, and yet, I’ve gotten more than a few questions that really defied an easy answer. Not surprisingly, these were not health or medically related. Here is a short post that …

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Dogma and the Triumph of Science in Medicine. At least for now.

Medicine has in its history a most frivolous period, wherein virtually anything that could be dreamed of for the treatment of disease was tried, and once fixated on as a cure, would be held fast for decades or even centuries before being given up as useless at best, and detrimental in general, most often based …

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