Disease Treatments: Prescription Drugs or Naturopathic Solutions with Natural Medicine (Series)–Liver Disease

With society’s growing dependence on pharmaceuticals comes an increased chance of liver disease, as well. As Medscape reports, drugs account for 20-40% of all instances of fulminant hepatic failure. Three examples of drugs that were withdrawn for their severe liver effects are Bromfenac (Duract), Troglitazone (Rezulin), and Pemoline (Cylert). Duract was a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug […]

Women’s Health: Menopause: Symptoms Begin As Early As Your Late 30s

Calgary, AB) A recent article written by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD and William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR and titled Menopause Symptoms: Emotional, Physical, and Sexual was recently published and posted on the medical website Medicinenet.com. The article’s theme was menopausal symptoms. The article explained how some of the “symptoms of menopause can actually begin years before the menstrual period stop occurring.” […]

Drugs or Naturopathic Solutions with Natural Medicine (Series)–Pain  

We all know that chronic pain is a struggle–especially if we are the ones living with it. However, it may be more prevalent than originally believed. The statistics below show an epidemic of pain in North American culture. For severe chronic pain, opioids have become popular treatments. However, they are also highly addictive, which has […]

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Life Choice® an Environmentally Conscious Company

Corporate citizenship involves the social responsibility of businesses and the extent to which they meet legal, ethical and economic responsibilities, as established by stakeholders. The goal is to produce higher standards of living and quality of life for the communities that surround them and still maintain profitability for stakeholders. The demand for socially responsible corporations  continues to grow, […]

Disease Treatments: Prescription Drugs or Naturopathic Solutions with Natural Medicine (Series)–Depression

Last week, CTV shared the story of William Jamieson, a 23-year-old who had been battling severe depression since age 16. Jamieson struggled under multiple unsuccessful treatments until coming across the party drug ketamine. In the medical field, ketamine has been used to treat pain, and doctors are starting to try it for depression; however, this off-label […]

Burns: An Introductions to burns and how to treat them

Introduction to burns The skin has an important role to play in the fluid and temperature regulation of the body. If enough skin area is injured, the ability to maintain that control can be lost. The skin also acts as a protective barrier against the bacteria and viruses that inhabit the world outside the body. […]

Institutional Betrayal, Medical Mistakes

CTV recently shared the story of Allison Kooijman, who suffered from a life-altering misdiagnosis, unnecessary surgery, and no answers when it was all over. Kooijman was the victim of something called “institutional betrayal.” In short, institutional betrayal is when an institution someone trusted in does not prevent or address a negative experience, which compounds the victim’s […]