Can Bacteria Make You Fat?

The problems of keeping things in the family

Health Insurance—Insuring Insecurity

Corruption breeds cynicism—welcome to health insurance

The Power of Ideology

Some ideologies are better than others

Cancer and Luck

If much of cancer is a matter of luck, how can we justify refusal of treatment?

Colds - A New Approach to Treatment

Medical care does not do much to stop or treat colds. The Regeneration Health approach can change that around.

Taking the Bugs Out

The UN suggests insects should become a new, major human food force. But are bugs truly better than Burger King?

Hiding the Facts

When the truth doesn't sell, don't sell the truth.

Money Will Buy You Health Care—It Won't Buy You Health

For our health care system to start to work we need new definitions of health.

The Suffering Sperm

Global sperm counts are said to be decreasing. But are they really? And if they are, what does that mean for health?

Why People Don't Sweat

To get Americans to move, physical activity needs to become fun.

Organic Vs. Regular Food—What's Best to Eat?

The food information wars are just beginning.

Meet Dr. Medicine

What do doctors really think of medical care?

Gimme the Pill!

Just about every day I’m in the office patients come to me clutching a new pill bottle.

Smoking Is My Retirement Plan

Most people have a retirement plan — but many smokers have a novel one.

What Can I Do to Prevent Colds?

What if people could prevent most colds—all by themselves? The trick is to understand normal body regeneration.

Lie to Me, Please Lie to Me

Why do we like pie in the sky, beautiful lies so much?

Weight: Why Simple Answers Won't (Can't) Work

If we know simple answers don't work, why do we keep trying them?

Doctor Versus Patient

Chronic pain is very difficult to treat. It's harder when doctors and patients have entirely different expectations - and don't understand each other.

Does Personality Change Longevity?

Is aging about attitude? Or does aging change attitude and personality?

Fear and Loathing in the Waiting Room

Testing, screening, prodding and poking - is it all worth it? Or is it worse than useless?

Do We Ingest Information Just Like Food?

Is information something the body takes in just like food? Can what we know about nutrition and eating help change the way we learn and think? Sure it can.

Where Does the Money Go? Paying for Prevention

When money is tight, you put it where it makes the biggest difference. Health is about far more than health care - but the goal of health care should be health. That means physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being - for all of us, not just one patient at a time.

Regenerating Yourself—Using the Right Information

Physics is now an information science—what happened to medicine and psychology?

Killing the Athletes

In sports as in war, there's a difference between soldiers and civilians. There are too many preventable injuries in professional sports—and way too many with amateurs. Change the rules and you can decrease the bad results—for professionals and the rest of us.

So What's Your Definition of Health?

Absence of disease is a narrow, even impoverished definition of health. Health is about well-being—of individuals and populations. And health should be the goal of health care.