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My name is Paul Chatlin. I was born in Detroit, Michigan and have lived in West Bloomfield, Michigan since 1971. I am 57 years old. In May of 2013, I was diagnosed with heart disease. One of my arteries was 100% blocked and two others were 65% blocked. I had leaky valves and an enlarged heart, […]
Preventing and Treating Myopia (Nearsightedness) With Corneal Refractive Therapy – A Nonsurgical Alternative to Lasik
Myopia, or nearsightedness, affects billions of people worldwide. Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT) is a viable option to prevent and treat myopia.
Cancer – the word actually comes from the Greek word karkinos, a word used to describe carcinoma tumors by the famous physician Hippocrates (460-370 B.C.).1 Cancer is arguably the most terrifying diagnosis anyone can receive from his or her physician. It’s also the second leading cause of death in the United States and around the […]
The main objective of this article was to help you understand what osteoporosis is, what the diagnosis and screening guidelines are in osteoporosis, and where these recommendations come from.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common degenerative joint diseases worldwide, affecting approximately 27 million adults alone in the United States.1 Although not as disabling as rheumatoid arthritis, it is seven times more frequent in occurrence in the population. It is also one of the oldest recorded diseases in human history, showing up in […]
The summer edition of Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet on $5 a Day is a great way to pack an array of nutritious, healthy foods with a sufficient amount of calories to keep you going during your busy summer days. The recipes are purposefully created for the warmer weather and include a variety of summertime favorites like dips, burgers, salads, and wraps.
Popular consensus in our culture glorifies fish and seafood as health-promoting foods. They are not.
I wanted to take time today to highlight one particular class of antibiotics that I think warrants caution before being used. This would be the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics—Levaquin (levofloxacin), Cipro (ciprofloxacin), and Avelox (moxifloxacin).
My Mission To You
My mission is to provide reliable, high-quality, evidenced-based health and wellness information to enrich the lives of both patients and medical professionals alike, with an emphasis on the powers of plant-based nutrition and lifestyle medicine in the prevention and reversal of our most common chronic diseases.
— Dustin Rudolph, PharmD, BCPS