Dr. Weeks’ Comment: Depression is more than a deficiency of synthetic patented SSRI medications.  Don’t forget the lifestyle opportunities – exercise, while more challenging than polling a pill, is also more rewarding on many levels. Nutrition is a fundamental pillar…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  Statins are prescribed as cholesterol-lowering agents whose main mechanism of action is anti-inflammatory.  They are a multibillion industry. There are many critics of statins (see the BusinessWeek article re statins: ” Lipitor in the dog house”) but prescribing…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment: This systemic abuse is so tragic and must be corrected.  Informed Consent is the foundation of civilized medical care and especially when kids’ lives are at stake, honesty and careful clarification are expected from humane doctors. This abuse…

Dr. Weeks’ Comment:  Metformin is becoming recognized as an aid to patients who are fighting cancer  and Berberine, a naturally occurring substance in plants (an isoquinoline alkaloid, to be precise!) acts a lot like the synthetic drug Metformin/Glucophage in lowering…