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{This post was originally published in 2015. I'm still asking "Why?"} If you’re not finished asking ‘why’, then you’re not finished! I’m sure you remember the times when you heard a child ask the first ‘why?’ The parent pauses and gives a quick answer. A
KenJaques 14.11.2022 0 61

{Editor's note: this post was originally written in 2014 and is being shared on this new platform as it seems particularly relevant.} Over the past few days I’ve been inundated with the word “power” and messages to “accept your power”. Call it synchronici
KenJaques 07.11.2022 0 91

Preamble: I was part of a discussion last week where the opening tweet to a thread labeled (mis-labeled?) a group of people as TROLLS. Needless to say, the reaction predictably triggered an immediate, vitriolic response. That is not the intent of this blog
KenJaques 12.06.2022 0 269

Social media is a powder keg, just waiting to explode. Lockdowns. Vaccine mandates. Masks on kids. Firing and loss of privileges for medical professionals. On all of these topics, there is actually some reasonable discussion happening, and the science is e
KenJaques 07.12.2021 0 735

I got called out today. I needed it. I accepted it. And I hope I can be better for it. I was challenged to “Remember why you started - to improve healthcare and empower people to live life to the fullest.” And further, “you didn’t start to get in a Twi
KenJaques 21.10.2021 0 686

{This article was originally posted at www.kenjaques.com on May 24, 2013. Gratefully, a number of other candidates for the Lemming Hall of Fame have been identified.} A crazy thought came into my mind this week about the similarities between lemmings and
KenJaques 13.10.2021 0 424

Patients deserve the best and safest care. That's it. That's all. I have been on twitter for over 10 years. And my message hasn't really changed much. But I have grown immensely. When I was diagnosed with RA (rheumatoid arthritis) in 2008, I wasn't really
KenJaques 23.06.2021 0 1617

Arguably my biggest beef with Debunkers is the use of broad brush and deflection tactics to attempt to discredit something much bigger than what they're targeting. The area I see this the most is Integrative Medicine (IM). I am a proponent of IM as are man
KenJaques 23.03.2021 0 1179

In my last blog I asked the question “Do you have a voice”? In this one I ask a related question “How BIG is your voice?” Have you ever had a situation where you’ve heard someone say something, or maybe you read something in a book, a newspaper, a blog, o
KenJaques 03.03.2021 0 650

Like many folks, I am very concerned with the prevalence of chronic disease and mental illness within our communities. For quite some time I have been actively promoting a focused shift toward prevention and recovery, both inside and outside of Medicine. T
KenJaques 12.01.2021 0 1540