About Me: Male, Jonesboro, ME, member since Apr 2014
I am a family physician with experience in rural health, academic medicine, emergency medicine, and travel health consulting. I have worked in a refugee camp, and was a nutritionist prior to attending medical school. I have traveled numerous times to the rainforests of
[More] Costa Rica, the Amazon, and even Borneo, and have developed educational materials which I provide to educators around the world.
"Thank you for your spot-on post. And just think of all the produce we import from countries that allow pesticides that we deem "too toxic" for use in the US! 70% of all apple juice we give our kids comes from China! And we wonder why the..."
"First - thyroid supplementation is for an underactive thyroid, bot an overactive thyroid. Both Armour Thyroid and levothyroxine are thyroid supplements - levothyroxine is T4, which is the form of hormone produced by the thyroid gland, an..."
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