Global Health Topics

Contaminants in Spirulina and Chlorella Supplements

Contaminants in Spirulina and Chlorella Supplements

Contaminants in Spirulina and Chlorella Supplements, plus others: In one of my recent Causes or Cures podcast, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Piotr Rzymski, a researcher with the Department of Environmental Medicine at Poznan University of Medical Sciences on popular, commercial microalgal supplements, particularly Spirulina and Chlorella.  While he studies supplement ingredients in […]

What is EMF Hypersensitivity? One Woman’s Story

EMF Hypersensitivity

    By: Erin Stair, MD, MPH In previous blogs and podcasts, I featured doctors who had studied the potential health effects of Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs). They were concerned with exposure from EMF-emitting devices, such as our smartphones, laptops, I-pads, wireless headphones and other wireless devices. I’ve interviewed Dr. Fiorella Belpoggi, who conducted one of […]

Ban Live Meat Markets and Aggressively Address the Driving Factors of Emerging Infectious Diseases

Emerging Infectious Diseases

It’s time. There has to be a much stronger international effort to ban live meat markets and come down harder on the illegal wildlife trade. It didn’t happen after SARS, but it needs to happen now. Turning a blind eye to them is the equivalent of playing an international game of Russian Roulette. Both are […]

COVID-19: Why We Can’t Only Shut Down Cities Like NYC

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  By Erin Stair MD, MPH Most of America has been ordered to shut down as we brace for the uphill battle against COVID-19. Yet, despite overwhelming consensus from the medical and public health community, there has been shouts to open up America, restart our economy and allow people to work. There has been a lot […]

Anecdo or Anecdon’t? Traditional Science vs Anecdotal Evidence in The Age of the Coronavirus

Anecdotal Evidence for the Coronavirus

By Erin Stair, MD, MPH As COVID-19 takes over our entire lives, one thing is evident: No one definitively knows how to treat it. This makes sense, because it’s a new infectious disease; the new kid on the block who everyone is desperately trying to understand. Treatment is supportive, essentially keeping fevers from getting too […]

The Art of Social Distancing in the Throes of COVID-19

The Art of Social Distancing in the Throes of COVID-19

Nothing has brought the United States to its knees faster than a microscopic strand of genetic material that had its start in a small town in China and has since captured the world. A serial attacker that indiscriminately invades bodies, kills people, holds people hostage in their homes, shuts down cities, destroys world markets, overwhelms […]

Grain-Free Diet for Dogs & Vaccine Protocols, with Veterinarian, Dr. Jean Dodds

Grain Free Diet in Dogs

  I’m really excited to have had Dr. Jean Dodds on my latest Causes or Cures podcast to discuss the grain-free diet for dogs and its link to heart issues. That’s the second part of the podcast. In the first half of the podcast, she discusses her recommended vaccine protocol for dogs and cats. I […]

Wireless Technology and Health Issues

Ways to Reduce Your EMF Radiation Exposure

  Wireless Technology and Health Issues By: Erin Stair, MD, MPH  I never paid attention to the issue of cell phones and cancer  or ANY wireless technology leading to any serious health issue. Like the majority of the population, I used my cell phone and wireless headphones throughout the day, sometimes falling asleep with one […]

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