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Doin’ the Skeleton Dance - for Heart Health of course!

Doin’ the Skeleton Dance - for Heart Health of course!

Like lung health, heart health is something we take for granted until something goes wrong.  Darcy suffered a heart attack a few years ago, which was connected to his sarcoidosis and like when you buy a new car and notice everyone else driving the same car - he now seems to know and chat with eve...
New Year’s tips for kicking the smoking habit

New Year’s tips for kicking the smoking habit

I was speaking to a friend who told me that giving up smoking saved her $500 a week.  I just about fell over - $500 extra dollars a week that’s a pretty good reason to kick the habit, imagine what that money could go towards instead.  A new kitchen, a new car, a family holiday, onto the mortgage,...
Co-morbidities – who came up with that word?

Co-morbidities – who came up with that word?

The reality is, is that many people suffer from more than one disease.  The medical term for this is “presenting with co-morbidities.”  The challenge of course, is that for someone presenting with co-morbidities, it feels a bit like dominoes – or as Darcy describes it, “cascade failure.”  One dis...
Plant medicine for human health – real, or a scam?

Plant medicine for human health – real, or a scam?

For those who question the efficacy of plant medicines, close to 50% of modern pharmaceuticals, approved in the past 30 years, originate from plants, or are analogues of plant compounds.  Further to that, 80% of these plant derived pharmaceuticals are related to their original ethnopharmacologica...