Applying Science to Restore Function

Does football cause brain damage?

According to new research by Boston University’s School of Medicine, ninety-nine percent (110 out of 111) of former NFL football players who donated their brains to be studied turned out to have the devastating disorder called Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).

Research also showed these additional statistics regarding CTE at other levels besides the NFL.

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Is My Cellphone Giving Me Cancer?

According to the National Cancer Institute they probably don’t give us cancer. Cell phone usage has greatly increased over the years and people are concerned because of the radiofrequency energy they emit. This is in the form of non-ionizing radiation. This type of radiation has not been shown to cause cancer.

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Back to the Future of Your Health

This could be the healthiest year of your life or a challenging one. No one knows what the future holds but you hold the power of optimal outcomes when you choose your healthcare team. Do you have the best healthcare providers working hard for you? If not, I would consider stacking your team with the best. Your life and the quality of it depends on your ability to make some simple decisions.

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What is with the Grapefruit Warning on my Medication Bottle?

When we start taking a medication, it is common to take a shortcut and not read the full label or the paper that shows the list of side effects. Most people are worn out after jumping through all the hoops at the doctor’s office and pharmacy and just hurry up and take their new pills. This is something you do not want to do when it comes to those that contain a grapefruit or grapefruit juice warning.

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