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Jun, 29
2012
Michael Smith Blog - Know The Cause On the way home from school the other day, I saw a bumper sticker on a car that said "I push policy" or something to that effect. Next to the phrase was a little pink ribbon and the name Komen.  

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Jun, 29
2012

The Importance of Planning

Michael Smith Blog - Know The Cause

We've all been there. 

There is a point where feeling bad feels normal. You constantly feel fatigued, unmotivated. You watch your muscle tone soften and feel your jeans tighten along your torso, your thighs, and your calves. Your skin tone is pallor, and you can't even focus on the simplest tasks, let alone your German homework (personal anecdote!).

 

 

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Jun, 28
2012

Mental Problems - Innate or Ingested?

Michael Smith Blog - Know The Cause The New York Daily News reports this story; a young man stabs a child 5 times before being detained. The attack was premeditated. The perpetrator is currently under psychiatric surveillance, and while 23 year old Evan Sachs has no criminal record, he is on five different medications.

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Jun, 28
2012

Supplements - What is the Source?

Michael Smith Blog - Know The Cause The other day, I picked up a dietary supplement from a chain drugstore touting itself as an "effervescent health formula." (Side note, the author had to look up the definition of effervescent.) It was accompanied by the FDA disclaimer found on most supplements, stating that, "This product has neither been evaluated nor tested by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose or treat any disease." 

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Jun, 28
2012

Old Adages and Nutritional Wisdom

Michael Smith Blog - Know The Cause Happy Halloween everyone! I thought I'd give you a break from dispensing candy to trick-or-treaters and give you some Phase 1 food for thought. (Hmmm… that sounds like it could become a regular column title. I'll have to see if Doug has trademarked it yet…) 

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