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Are Colonoscopies Effective?

submitted by: admin on 05/16/2015
Most of us assume the colonoscopy is a routine screening test we all need at age 50. However, the data is controversial and it can be argued that for people who are asymptomatic that there's no benefit when complications are considered.          

Are We Drug Guinea Pigs?

submitted by: admin on 05/26/2015
Taking a new drug is not always a good idea because they have not been around long enough to learn all their dangers. It is the effectiveness of big pharma's advertising, especially DTC ads, that entice us to try a new drug. When considering a new drug, keep in mind that you have to add up the percentages of all side effects to determine their true incidence.            

Artficial Sweeteners

submitted by: admin on 10/26/2015
lArtificial sweeteners have not been proven to help with weight loss. In fact, there is some evidence suggesting the opposite. Most artificial sweeteners have worrisome side effects and some are toxic. Stevia is a safe alternative.            

Aspirin and Proton Pump Inhibitor Combinations

submitted by: admin on 10/26/2015
When you cannot tolerate aspirin should you just add one of the "purple pills?" The dangers of proton pump inhibitors are described.              

Breast Cancer Risks and Detection

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki review factors that increase risk for and methods of screening for breast cancer. They cover mammograms, ultrasounds, manual examination, MRIs, and breast thermography.    

Colonoscopy: Do You Need One?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Dr. Len discusses the pros and cons for a routine colonoscopy for colon cancer screening. In asymptomatic people without a family history of cancer, the risks of doing a colonoscopy may exceed the benefits. Bowel perforations and severe GI bleeding are complications in 1 in 200 tests. Other screening tests are reviewed too.        

Cough and Cold Medications for Children

submitted by: admin on 05/21/2019
There is little evidence showing that any over the counter cough and cold medications change the course of a cold. Yet there are clear dangers related to them and the FDA is at last looking at this issue. The topic is reviewed.

Do Americans Over Rely on Vitamins and Supplements?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
We tend to ignore lifestyle and look to drugs and supplements to make up for it. A healthy lifestyle is by far the most powerful basis for good health. Some supplements actually increase the risk of diseases and examples are given. The situation in pregnancy is discussed. Situations where we're under physical or mental stress our needs go up are discussed;...

Do You Need A Flu Shot?

submitted by: admin on 11/05/2014
Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki review the history of the swine flu and the politics leading to its being defined a pandemic. You will learn the inside story of the collusion and corruption from the WHO, CDC, and White House. The lack of good science is revealed.      

Does Aspirin Save Lives?

submitted by: admin on 02/18/2015
Despite a lot of excitement about aspirin, scientists can't seem to agree on whether it helps healthy people live longer and suffer from fewer heart attacks and strokes. Published studies in the mainstream medical journals on the same nine studies included in a metaanalysis differ. The study published by the Bayer Aspirin people showed a benefit. The study...

Drug Free Treatments for Headache's

submitted by: admin on 04/18/2015
  Drugs are not necessary very often to relieve headaches, yet that is the approach taken by conventional medicine. Chiropractic adjustment of the neck is effective, especially if there is misalignment. Treating the triggers of headache can relieve the pain within minutes using infrared light treatments. There are a wide range of disciplines, especially...

Getting Younger and Healthier with Age with Sherrill Sellman, ND

submitted by: admin on 09/22/2013
Antiaging hormones are overdone. The HRT story is a wake-up call. Bioidentical hormone treatment is not a panacea, in fact, it is untested. Indigenous perspectives are worth noting.                

GMO Foods are a Global Experiment

submitted by: admin on 09/22/2013
Genetically engineered foods and animals are now widespread in supermarkets. We are swapping genes between the animal and plant kingdom with reckless abandon. Their safety is untested and we're conducting a global experiment that is risky. Novel changes created by modifying genes has advantages but also consequences. It also has potential impacts on the environment...

Heavy Metal Detoxification with Catherine Fehrmann, MD

submitted by: admin on 09/24/2013
Amalgam removal is very complex and should be supervised by an expert in detoxification. Dr. Catherine Fehrmann explains aspects of how this can be diagnosed and treated safely and efficiently.

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and Beyond Mammography

submitted by: admin on 09/24/2013
The Women's Health Initiative documented that instead of preventing breast cancer, heart attacks, and strokes that it did just the opposite. The story behind the creation of HRT is shocking and Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki share it. The financial greed of big pharma is exposed. Yet women need help with their symptoms of menopause that make their quality of...

How Much Calcium Does Your Body Need?

submitted by: admin on 06/28/2014
Increasing daily calcium does not reduce the risk of fractures beyond a certain amount, which is 750 mg per day. Most MDs in the US overdose supplementation, thinking that more is better to prevent or stop the progression of low bone mass...osteopenia and osteoporosis. Studies on more than 60,000 women showed that women had the lowest risk of having a fracture...

Indigestion

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Indigestion usually results from a weak gut lining caused by drugs such as aspirin, steroids and NSAIDs, and physical or emotional stress, depression. Treatment with drugs is dangerous and addicting.          

Influenza and the Bird Flu

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
The ABCs of influenza viruses are and how they are defined are reviewed; where the bird flu virus fits in discussed. Shift and drift and the potential danger of this virus are explained.        

Influenza Vaccines

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
This show provides an overview of flu vaccines and questions the lack of science justifying their usage. The CDC's position is not science based and its recommendations are unjustified.        

Influenza Viruses (2007)

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
The difference between influenza virus types and their immunology are reviewed. How widespread and serious is influenza? What is the Bird Flu?