Conrad Vigo

Most people suffer from the occasional upper respiratory infection. Typically, these can be treated with antibiotics and the patient will recover in a few days. For 58-year-old Conrad Vigo, a life-long asthmatic, a sinus infection would forever change his life. Two-and-a-half years ago, Conrad acquire an acute sinus infection. This led to a respiratory distress […]

Lifestyle Strategies for Cancer Care

Lifestyle Strategies for Cancer Care Mark Pettus MD August 2014 Advances in the treatment of cancer are one of the great success stories of the last generation. Cancer has shifted profoundly from an historical “dark and doom” diagnostic category to one that most survive with as a “chronic disease”. It is also widely recognized that […]

Dominic Cumo

Dominic Cumo is an inspiration. Dominic, now ten years old, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) from birth. He is in fact the youngest person to ever be diagnosed with ALS and was not initially expected to live more than four years. That seems like a pretty harsh and unfair hand to be dealt […]

What are GMOs?

As you’ve explored nutrition options for yourself or a loved one, you may have come across the term GMO. GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organism. In food, this means a plant or animal that has resulted from genetic modification – gene-splicing done in the interest of making a food larger, more flavorful and above all, […]