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Expert Opinions

Expert Opinions Last week, my uncle was admitted to a large teaching hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan for a blood clot in his leg, extending up into one of his pelvic veins. My cousin notified me of his admission. She asked my advice on what treatment would be appropriate for him. Sounds simple enough, right? Standard treatment for a blood clot should not be so difficult. Wrong! My uncle, as well as my brother, suffer from a rare illness called HHT: Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia... Read More
at Tuesday, May 29, 2018
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It's Complicated

It’s Complicated An established patient revealed she had visited a naturopathic physician as she explained the changes in her supplements and prescription medicines on her treatment record. She was surprised that I did not dismiss the ideas and constructs that her naturopath promoted. She believed the changes were necessary since her worldview of health held a special place for natural healing. In her mind, any natural medicine is better than anything synthetic. The patient’s... Read More
at Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Jobs I attended graduation at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville last week. My youngest child graduated with honors; his primary field of study was chemical and biomolecular engineering. I believe a successful parent is one whose children have good hygiene, stay out of jail, and find an opportunity to be authentic, as well as employed at the same time. He is two out of three at this point. I suspect he will find a job he wishes to pursue within a few short weeks. It appears that there... Read More
at Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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