ecosystem

You are an Ecosystem

You might not have thought of it before, but you are an ecosystem.  Ninety percent of the cells in your body are not human.  We share our bodies with 100 trillion  microbes, living on our tongues, teeth, and skin and in our intestine. While we have just over 20,000 human genes our microbes have eight…

Share Button
eating

Why diets fail

  Almost all diets work… at least for a little while. People on diets typically lose 5 to 10 percent of their starting weight in the first six months. However, at least one-third to two-thirds of people on diets regain more weight than they lost within four or five years, and the true number may…

Share Button
mouse

The problem is not the drug but the cage

  Because it’s a myth that drugs are addictive. Drugs are not by themselves addictive, because most people who try most drugs never become addicted. So the question is: why are some people vulnerable to getting addicted? Just like food is not addictive but to some people it is, shopping is not addictive but to…

Share Button
supra

Supranormal stimuli

The pornography of high speed internet is changing men, their brains, their moods and their sexuality. In Japan the country with the best high speed internet 36.1 percent of Japanese males, aged 16 to 19, had no interest in sex whatsoever — up from a 2008 record of 17.5 percent. We live in an era…

Share Button
cropped-image71.jpg

Road 2 Liberty Radio on WTBQ -podcast archive

Here you can listen to all our archived broadcasts of Road 2 Liberty Radio.   Subscribe in itunes

Share Button
4 horseman

Marriage and the 4 Horseman

Marriage can be a key factor in promoting health. UCLA Professor Robert Coombs found, “Virtually every study of mortality and marital status shows the married of both sexes have lower death rates, whether by accident, disease, or self-inflicted wounds, and this is found in every country that maintains accurate health statistics.” Men show the largest…

Share Button
stressed

Stressed Out

As I witness the epidemic of stress and stress related illness, I’ve often wondered why is this happening now in the midst of unprecedented material wealth. The epigenetic revolution is one of the most fascinating areas of science, and I believe provides an answer. We often hear the debate of nature vs nuture, genes vs…

Share Button
health

Our Flawed Healthcare System

It’s been over a year since my mother’s accident and the Australian government is still paying all the bills. All the time in the ICU, all the surgeries and still paying for recovery. Incredible that the US government spends more on health care per person than the Australian and for all that spending most people…

Share Button

Overdiagnosed

Excellently done medical documentary. There are so many drivers to do more testing and more treatment. Patient wishes, fear of lawsuit, monetary compensation. We do, do, do and spend, spend, spend and fight, fight, fight but perhaps we do too much. For all we spend America lags in health results. How can more testing and…

Share Button
Vaccine-pic1

Vaccinations

The medical establishment has lost considerable trust due to financial relations with the drug industry. However, on vaccinations the data has consistently shown no link between vaccinations and autism. The only exception is Wakefield’s data which has been shown to be fraudulent. http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/48/4/456.full. Thimerosol was removed from childhood vaccines in 1999, but autism continued to…

Share Button