7 Tips to Avoid Stress During the Holidays!

The holiday season can be a stressful and exciting time for many people. Crowded shopping malls, draining your bank account, frequent chats with your in-laws, and back-to-back parties that would ruin any diet may have you feeling not so wonderful at this most...

Can I Really Skip Getting Sick This Year?

It’s Cold and Flu Season! Everyone around you at the office or your kid’s school are dropping like flies, and you may be wondering, “How do I skip getting sick this season?”  Prevention is always best! Getting 8+ hours of sleep per night, eating a healthy diet, and...

Sedentariness

Sedentariness is common and getting worse. It is a serious risk factor for many diseases. I am often surprised by patients who think they are physically active who are in fact quite sedentary. This post is meant to review what counts as being sedentary and what counts...

Chemical-Free Lifestyle

In our modern world we are surrounded with synthetic chemicals that have essentially never been tested for safety in humans. We accept an enormous number of products and chemicals as normal yet they are practically unknown from an evolutionary perspective. Given the...

Vioxx Taken Off the Market

© Dr. Eric Yarnell, October 1, 2004.This article may be reprinted in any non-commercial forum as long as it is not altered in any way Merck’s voluntary removal of Vioxx (rofecoxib) reveals the serious problems with the pharmaceutical model of medicine and...