My Podcast Interview on Travel Like a Boss.

Dr. Aleis Shields

Since moving to Chiang Mai, Thailand, Alexis and I have met a great group of expats. One of them is my good friend Johnny Thejen, who has a great podcast called Travel Like a Boss. Johnny has been traveling to Thailand for years and recently quit his job and set up an online business so…

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Give Me Fever

flu

“Give me a fever, and I can cure any disease.” Hippocrates “When a treatment is ineffective, its risks — if not zero — always will exceed its benefits.”  Dr. Michael Shannon,  Children’s Hospital Boston pediatrician and Harvard Medical School professor. I recently came across an article on a very popular health site and was struck…

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The Mighty Demodex

demodex mite

I was researching rosacea and acne treatments recently, and I came across some very compelling research done mostly in China by Dr. Zhao Zhongzhou, linking rosacea and acne to a microscopic mite called demodex.  So I started taking sebum samples from patients who were suffering from rosacea and acne and I found that in most…

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My Cholesterol Rant

Cholerterol Cartoon

Learn the truth about cholesterol and statin drugs.

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Platelet Rich Plasma in Portland

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) has been getting a lot of attention recently. Many professional including Tiger Woods, Minesota Twin’s All Star Pitcher Joe Nathan, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu and Portland’s own Trailblazer guard Brandon Roy recently underwent PRP therapy for various joint injuries. While traditionally used for wound healing PRP has more recently been…

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