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  • Archive for July, 2008

    Is the Car You’re About to Buy Toxic?

    Thursday, July 31st, 2008

    Healthycar.org just published its second annual consumers guide to car toxicity. They tested over 200 of the most popular cars and more than 60 child car seats. Not only are they ranking the cars on how toxic they are, they are also including fuel efficiency ratings to help you get both a low-toxin car and […]

    Doing Things the Right Way – Corporate Care

    Sunday, July 27th, 2008

    A company out of Lincoln, Nebraska, is doing things the right way according to this article from CNN. They try to create a corporate culture that cares about promoting healthy habits for their employees. Not only is it good for the people who work for them, it saves them a substantial amount of money. Promoting […]

    Boulderfest 2008 Presentation

    Sunday, July 20th, 2008

    If you go over to my other blog site, MarkSchauss.com, you can download a copy of the PowerPoint presentation I gave at the Boulderfest 2008 in Broomfield, Colorado this past weekend. It gave an overview of the different lab tests that give clinical relevance to a number of disorders from autism to asthma, from infertility […]

    Cholesterol Drugs for Children? You Must Be Kidding!

    Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

    When I first read the article at MSNBC, I checked my calendar to see if somehow it was April Fools Day and some one was playing a very bad joke on me. If there was ever a sign that personal responsibilty, parental control, and medical idiocy all joined forces at the same time, this is […]

    Placebo – Obecalp – A New Way to Treat Patients

    Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

    Coming soon to a store near you will be a cherry flavored placebo for children. According to the New York Times and reviews by Dr. Martin Stein, the placebo Obecalp will be available to give to kids (Obecalp spelled backwards is placebo). Turns out that 10-20% of children with ADHD react positively to placebos so this […]

    Trans Fats – Ban the Garbage

    Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

    Trans fats are about the most health damaging thing you can ingest short of poison. While it is coming out of a lot of foods, because of labeling laws, manufacturers can list 0 grams of trans fats but still have it in the food as long as it is less than .5 grams per serving. I […]