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Dr. Andrew Lange
Dr. Andrew Lange served as Chair of the Department of Homeopathic Medicine and Supervising Clinical Physician at Bastyr University in Seattle. He is the author of Getting at the Root: Treating the Deepest Source of Disease. He is the Medical Director for Ehap Labs and Medica Health. Andrew lives in Boulder, Colorado. For more information go to

Entries by Dr. Andrew Lange

If Songbirds Are Dying From Mercury Poisoning, Are We Next?

(6) Comments | Posted February 21, 2012 | 1:01 PM

Mercury pollution -- nothing to worry about if I don't live in the rural Northeast and don't eat tons of fish, right?

Guess again, says a new report done by the Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) in conjunction with The Nature Conservancy. The report, "Hidden Risk," details...

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Health News Week In Review

(0) Comments | Posted July 12, 2011 | 5:56 PM

Week of June 10, 2011

This week we look at bacteria resistant to antibiotics and how you can protect yourself, AIDS at 30 years, changing brain cells into heart cells and why athletes may need more Vitamin D.

WHO has identified antimicrobial resistance to antibiotics as one of the three...

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What an Addict or Alcoholic Really Needs

(3) Comments | Posted September 20, 2010 | 6:00 AM

September is National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month. I know this is not one of those subjects that just fit into a simple medical answer. Addictions fill a hole in the person. That hole could be filled by many other addictive behaviors: smoking, eating, gambling, work, almost...

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The Biggest Quack School in Natural Medicine Closes

(0) Comments | Posted July 12, 2010 | 3:00 PM

Clayton College of Natural Health, a Birmingham-based, unaccredited Internet correspondence school that has faced criticism over its academic standards, is preparing to cease operations.

The Clayton school for years has been a classic diploma mill operation, offering doctorates and other degrees to students of natural health care, without providing clinical...

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How to Get a Sexually Transmitted Disease Without Having Sex

(14) Comments | Posted June 28, 2010 | 12:23 PM

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be transmitted without sex, that is, without intercourse. Even grandma kissing you at Christmas might pass on cold sores (a herpes virus). Chlymidia is a common STD and most people have never heard of it. Venereal diseases are often undiagnosed or hidden by symptoms that...

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What to Do About Arthritis, Part 2: Some Things You May Not Know About Treatment

(10) Comments | Posted June 3, 2010 | 8:00 AM

Most of the articles you might have read on arthritis try to recommend treatments rather than what you can do to effect your body. Both Orthodox and Alternative treatments have shown success in treating the symptoms of arthritis, that is in the relief of symptoms. It is more important to...

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What to Do if You Have Arthritis, Part One

(8) Comments | Posted April 27, 2010 | 8:50 AM

Arthritis is a common term for inflammation of joints, however many diseases can cause arthritis. Causes of arthritis can range from osteoarthritis, which is caused by deterioration of the cartilage that usually protects the bones from rubbing against each other, to rheumatoid arthritis, which is an autoimmune disorder where the...

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How Thyroid Medications Can Destroy Your Thyroid

(0) Comments | Posted December 8, 2009 | 2:00 PM

Many people with thyroid disease have trouble getting well. The majority of hypothyroid disease is actually an autoimmune disease called Hashimoto thyroiditis. As an autoimmune disease Hashimoto thyroiditis attacks the cells of the thyroid slowly destroying its ability to function. Unfortunately, even when the disease is diagnosed correctly, the common...

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Art For Peace In Afghanistan

(2) Comments | Posted December 7, 2009 | 12:18 PM

I have only one word for the foreign policy of our government, Baksheesh. Baksheesh is a term used to describe tipping, charitable giving, and certain forms of political corruption and bribery in the Middle East. Our most gullible policies are based on the ideas that we can win wars by...

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Recovery For Introverts

(84) Comments | Posted November 9, 2009 | 1:12 PM

I went to see the Red Book of C.G. Jung, the father of analytical psychology, at the Rubin Museum in New York this week. The Red Book is Jung's personal copy of paintings and hand written observations bound in a large red leather book. Until recently almost no one was...

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Bob Dylan's Secrets of Anti-Aging

(117) Comments | Posted November 2, 2009 | 9:23 AM

I have a bumper sticker that says, "He not busy being born is busy dying." It's from a song of Bob Dylan's called, It's Alright Ma, I'm Only Bleeding. It reminds me, or those behind me, to remember why we're living, why we're here. By having a mission in life,...

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Is Breathing Deeply Really Good For Your Health?

(9) Comments | Posted October 23, 2009 | 5:16 PM

Is breathing deeply really good for your health?

One of the major misconceptions of breathing is that we need to get fresh air. Many methods of relaxation teach us to breath deeply, exhaling "stale" air. The Lamaze method of breathing for women while undergoing labor has taught us to breathe...

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