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Dispatches from an Unconventional Doctor
Chris Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D.
Do women take longer than men to eliminate drugs? A new study suggests they do, which could explain their heightened risk for side effects.
How often do young adults have sex, how many sexual partners per year do they have, and has the trend been going up or down over the years? A new study reveals all.
We all think we are doing a great job protecting ourselves, yet, here are 5 common mistakes many of us make.
A common test could have uncommon importance for COVID-19 prognosis and treatment.
Was there already a man sick with COVID-19 in a French hospital in December 2019, and if so, what can we learn from that?
How can we turn a coronavirus quarantine into a meaningful and happy time?
Learn how to be your own medic using four lifesaving tools.
A group of 400 French dermatologists has alerted the public to a potentially new early sign of COVID-19.
What a little village in Italy did to successfully fight against coronavirus COVID-19 and how applying those lessons could save thousands of American lives
Are you taking enough precautions when you shop? Here are practical medical guidelines
Simple ABCD's to reduce your risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection you may not have heard yet.
What are the newly discovered properties of the virus and what can we do to defeat it?
What happens when we apply quantum physics theories to our own emotions? Can they show us the way out of sadness and depression?
Want to meet Mr. Perfect? Let’s transport ourselves in the future and imagine how your romantic date will start with 14 impressive innovations seen at the Las Vegas CES 2020.
Could our gut bacteria have healing properties to treat obesity or mental disorders?
Three lessons learned from Michael’s fight against colon cancer could help save your life or the life of a loved one.
The puzzling story of why animals were dying in Yellowstone National Park can apply to politics, health, and relationships.
Can you guess which common five medications bring people to the ER the most frequently with life threatening problems? What should people do differently?
The new NOVA classification of foods can help you lose weight in a simple and healthy way.
Interviews of men and women near the epicenter of the Ridgecrest earthquakes: What was the impact of the quakes on their relationships?
How I finally got to my destination and what happened taking care of a 27,105 person refugee camp.
My unforgettable experience working in a civil war zone, in charge of a 27,105 person refugee camp: I thought I was safe but I really was not…
Stories about past-life experiences can reveal the possible source of today’s anxiety
A medical insider tells you what your doctor won’t
There are real consequences for ourselves and our children when we label real news as “fake news."
7 puzzling reasons why the Ebola virus multiplied in the past and may continue to spread in the future.
An interview with a woman who never takes "no" for answer: from her dream as a little girl in Turkey to her passion for harvesting energy from the body and her new research at MIT.
It's amazing what can happen when you make friends with death.
Are you depressed or happy? This exercise when walking in nature uncovers secrets buried in your unconscious, helps you know yourself & your partner better and can improve health .
An experiment with a "super smeller" offers surprising findings about our sense of smell.
Chris Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D., is a physician and writer specializing in holistic, integrative, and mind-body medicine and the author of “The Listening Cure,” 2017 (SelectBooks).