What the Top 10 Causes of Death Say About the Usual Ideas of Illness & Health

Posted on Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Earlier this summer, the Department of Health and Human Services released their latest rankings of the top 10 causes of death here in the US. Unsurprisingly, heart disease and cancer once again appeared in the top two spots, accounting for 44.3% of all deaths in 2017. In fact, the whole list was pretty familiar, though […]


Use Probiotics Wisely

Posted on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

One of the blessings of having access to as much health information as we have today is also its curse. On the one hand, you’re able to take charge of your health and well-being like never before. On the other, without an in-depth, big-picture understanding, you can wind up making things worse. Case in point? […]


It’s Not Just Vaccines

Posted on Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

There’s a certain type of meme we’ve been seeing a lot more of lately, as the conflict between vaccine proponents and those who favor vaccine choice keeps growing ever more heated: While we certainly question the “wisdom” of current vaccine practices and believe it wiser to focus on building physical resilience naturally by nurturing the […]


Vaping Is “Healthier” Than Smoking?: A Look at the Evidence

Posted on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

You hear lots about the damage that smoking can do to your health, but many people still don’t realize how brutal it can be on your teeth, as well. It’s the number one risk factor for gum disease. Ultimately, this makes it one of the leading causes of tooth loss, as well. For gum disease […]


Root Canal Teeth & the Need for a Terrain-Based Approach

Posted on Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Last year, Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings defended the company’s choice to renew the controversial series 13 Reasons Why. “13 Reasons Why has been enormously popular and successful. It’s engaging content,” [CEO Reed] Hastings said during the company’s annual shareholder meeting. “It is controversial. But nobody has to watch it.” Now it seems the […]


You’ve Seen Root Cause. Now What?

Posted on Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Root Cause is a powerful film that’s raising awareness about the problems root canal-treated teeth can be. But we’re also seeing a lot of viewers jumping to the conclusion that they must have their root canal teeth removed immediately, either to regain their health or prevent chronic health problems down the line. Will dentists jump […]


The Trouble with Implants, Mixed Metals Edition

Posted on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

No one would be surprised if you missed this oh-so-important celebrity item amidst news about the Kavanaugh hearings, midterm elections, and the MLB postseason (Go Braves!): Dave Grohl, frontman for the Foo Fighters, had some dental work done. As Alternative Nation reported, discogrohl has posted the first photo of Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl’s teeth, […]


KTH Flashback: A Closer Look at the Biological Terrain (a/k/a the Extracellular Matrix)

Posted on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Originally posted March 28, 2018; updated Health and illness are driven by the condition of the body’s internal environment or biological terrain. But what is the terrain, exactly? What is it made of? What happens there? How can we support its optimal function – and thus our optimal health? In the webinar below, naturopath Dr. […]


From Holistic Dentistry to Biological

Posted on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Google Alerts occasionally delivers articles that make us smile – like this recent piece on “one of the latest fads in dentistry.” The “fad” in question? Holistic dentistry. In fact, holistic dentistry has been around since at least the early 1970s – a time when more dentists began to question things like the wisdom of […]



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