Many professionals such as accountants or attorneys bill for their services by the hour. This ultimately encourages us to be efficient and come to a meeting prepared to keep the cost down. One profession that doesn’t work this way is the medical field. Although the meter isn’t running while you are seeing a physician, a […]
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Our microbiome: Understanding bacteria as friend not enemy
By Elizabeth Lindsey, M.D.
There is one word that probably isn’t in your health and wellness vocabulary but will be soon: microbiome. The New England Journal of Medicine defines the human microbiome as the collection of all genomes of microbes – or microscopic living organisms – in the ecosystem that is our body. The majority of these colonize in […]