A few weeks ago, when interviewing ecological medicine pioneer Dr. Damien Downing for our company’s Get Well online intensive on gut healing, I was completely floored by the implications of something he said.
I was reading a book of essays by the late David Foster Wallace this week, and aside from marveling over his prose style, what mainly stuck in my mind was that this was a guy with a substantial set of balls for writing what he did in Gourmet magazine a number of years ago.
I was born with slightly weird hips, possibly exacerbated by falling off a ladder at the age of 21, but it seems to run in my family. My father had them, my aunt had them, my brother had them. My mother was the one who first noticed it. ‘You walk like a McTaggart,’ she once […]
During this extraordinarily dark time, where governments around the world have removed many basic human liberties for many of us – our right to visit family and friends, to travel, to work and earn money, to eat out, visit a cultural or sporting event, to disagree with government policy via protest, to even get a […]
This week, the UK Parliament voted by an overwhelming majority to renew the Coronavirus Act, giving the government wartime powers to pass laws without going through Parliament – or indeed allowing any sort of independent debate.
Today, on the one-year anniversary of the passage of the Coronavirus Act, a British law granting the UK government emergency powers to handle the Covid-19 pandemic, a team of 41 highly qualified doctors, scientists, economists, psychologists, public health experts and other academics dubbing themselves HART (Health Advisory & Recovery Team) sent a 55-page document to […]
Paradigm-shifting new scientific research has now verified what I’ve long seen in my work: that most of the benefit you get from a drug or a placebo has to do with just the thought about getting medicine, and not the drug itself.