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Perception Drives Disease

Released around the turn of the century, The Matrix is still a hit movie with a mind-bending premise, which calls into question what we call “reality.” In what appears to be normal life in our modern world, a computer programmer finds a recurring program code which...

Don’t pass your stress to your children!

We have advanced far in medical research — so far that we think we’ve got biology mostly figured out. Certainly we know a lot more than previous generations, and the medicine of a century ago is considered the dark ages. With all this knowledge, our average lifespan...

Without Brain Health, You Don’t Have Cell Health

Leonard is driving to work along a familiar route. He is in the right lane, and sees a traffic light at a modest distance ahead just turning yellow, then red, and cars ahead of him are braking. While he is still moments away from reaching the light, it is obvious that...

Stress Isn’t So Bad — In Moderation

Joe leaned back in his recliner chair, reminiscing on his retirement party. His co-workers told him how much they appreciated his hard work over the years, and wished they could also leave the daily grind and retire. Joe told them of his plans to travel and just enjoy...

The Key to Chronic Disease

If you are assembling a jigsaw puzzle, but you are not looking at the picture on the box top to see how the final puzzle will look, you will find a number of pieces that don’t seem to fit anywhere. They don’t appear to belong to the portions you’ve assembled so far,...

Age Gracefully — and Slowly

Let’s start off with a simple truth: you are not getting any younger, which is a nice way of saying that you are aging. Not only that, but you are on a collision course where your body will eventually fail — no matter what you do, your declining body will eventually...

A Game Changer Technology

Genetic testing is becoming a vital part of medical science. For medicine, it takes much of the guesswork out of medical care. Specific genetic combinations stored in your DNA cause you to react somewhat differently to the environment around you than any other person...

Your Two Brains

When you talk with someone, how much of your communication comes from the actual words spoken? Social scientists agree that somewhere between 7% and 30% is communicated through the words themselves. A larger percentage is communicated by the tone of voice and the way...

It’s Your Brain, Not Cholesterol

Traffic has changed forever, thanks to communication. In the past, you would start on a road trip, not knowing what traffic jams you might encounter along the way. You might get some idea from local radio as to the state of the major arteries — traffic reports on the...

You are Constantly Reprogramming

There could hardly be greater differences between two U.S. presidents than we’ve seen with President Trump and President Biden. Their policies are almost polar opposites. They don’t appear to agree on any issue. Yet, there is one thing they both agree on with a lot of...