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Over the last decade, I've read, studied, trained, and practiced my craft in the emergency department, dedicated to doing my best for each patient. I also realized that while I am a part of the medical care system, I am not actually part of a healthcare sy
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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 0 173

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
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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
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{Credit: This post was originally published on July 22, 2013 with the title "Starting a Wave to Heal Healthcare" on a personal web site -- republishing with permission}  Republishing with new title after feedback from a colleague suggesting that we'll "ne
KenJaques 13.10.2020 0 401

{Credit: This post was originally published on April 27, 2012 on a personal web site -- republishing with permission}   Are You Hitting “Snooze” On Your Alarm lock? I was conversing with someone this week that commented that a lot of people who are in o
KenJaques 15.09.2020 0 201

The herd is sick. This is a BIG PROBLEM. In a recent post from Dexter Shurney, President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM), he shared the following statistics: 6 in 10 Americans have a chronic disease 4 in 10 Americans have 2 or mor
KenJaques 03.06.2020 0 1211

There have been some interesting reactions to a couple of recent articles regarding misinformation and distrust, authored by Professor Timothy Caulfield here (Pseudoscience and Covid-19 ...) and here (now more than ever we must fight misinformation). All
KenJaques 30.04.2020 0 1138

Social media has become a haven for “anti-’s”. “anti” is a preposition that means “opposed to; against”; for example, someone labeled as an anti-vaxxer would be opposed to vaccination. The phrase “anti-vax” has been around for quite some time, and the jarg
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{Credit: This post was originally published on June 25, 2013 on a personal web site -- republishing with permission} I’ve found myself asking this question a lot lately. Do you ever stop and ask yourself this question? And if you don’t, then WHY NOT? Oop
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