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Dr. Galland Ranked No. 1 in 2014

We are excited to announce that Dr. Leo Galland’s article is the Top Read in 2014 at www.ihs.com, the flagship website for Integrative Health Symposium.  His article on Lyme disease got the most clicks and reads. 

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The Hidden Epidemic of Lyme Disease

Leo Gallandby Leo Galland M.D.

It is time we took a serious look at Lyme Disease.

If not treated early and appropriately, infection with Lyme can produce chronic disease that can cause severe pain, debilitating fatigue, reduced quality of life and neurological problems such as impaired memory and concentration.

The CDC now recognizes that more than 300,000 new infections occur every year in the U.S. Millions of Americans have been infected since Lyme disease was first described in the 1970’s. Continue reading

 

Rapid Interventions Key in Preventing Ebola Spread

As a second U.S. Ebola patient is revealed, the public is seriously concerned by the spread of the deadly disease on the U.S. soil.

However, new research on Ebola in Nigeria offers some comfort as it showed that quick and forceful control measures has made the country a Continue reading

 

Obesity Hits All Groups of Americans: Study

Obesity has become an epidemic in the U.S.. Unlike popular belief that it is the monopoly of certain ethnic groups or those poorly educated, obesity is actually hitting all groups of Americans, said a new report.

 

All Americans have been getting fatter at about the same rate for the past 25 Continue reading

 

China’s Growing Diabetes Epidemic

Nearly 12 percent of Chinese adults may have diabetes, according to a study appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

 

The study, based on a nationally representative sample of adults in China in 2010, also indicates the rate of prediabetes is about 50 percent.

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Alzheimer’s Prevention: Reducing Your Risk

Dr. David Perlmutter by Dr. David Perlmutter

Alzheimer's Prevention: Reducing Your Risk

Alzheimer’s disease might well be considered an epidemic. With more than 5.3 million Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and that number expected to double by 2030, it makes sense to ask ourselves what can be done to prevent this devastating disease.

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