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Alix Patient Expert

Silicon Valley, California
I am the founding editor of Med Nauseam Blog, which features research supporting dietary and environmental causes of acquired illness. I also co-founded SpiroChicks Blog, a Lyme lifestyle blog. I'm a video correspondent for Natural News TV. I write for Technorati and Blog Critics. I give nutrition... Full Bio
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Michael Pollan to the President-Elect by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Michael Pollan has penned another hard-hitting missive about how food is destroying our health. The one-man food policy think-tank and author of such gems as The Omnivore ... Read on »
New Studies Confirm The Flu Shot Still Doesn't Work by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The flu shot has never worked. A Cochrane Group review of all flu shot studies showed that the shot won't prevent you from getting the flu, but if you do get it, you'll be si ... Read on »
New Studies Confirm The Flu Shot Still Doesn't Work by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The flu shot has never worked. A Cochrane Group review of all flu shot studies showed that the shot won't prevent you from getting the flu, but if you do get it, you'll be s ... Read on »
EWG's Bottled Water Study: Alarming Results and Breast Cancer Implications by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The Environmental Working Group published its study of bottled water. Among ten major brands plucked from retailers nationwide, EWG found thirty-eight different contaminants. ... Read on »
EWG's Bottled Water Study: Alarming Results and Breast Cancer Implications by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The Environmental Working Group published its study of bottled water. Among ten major brands plucked from retailers nationwide, EWG found thirty-eight different contaminants ... Read on »
High Tech Bummer: Wireless Dangers by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Dr. Mercola posted a great article today about cell phone dangers, especially in children. To me, this is one of the biggest wet blankets over my enthusiasm for all our high ... Read on »
High Tech Bummer: Wireless Dangers by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Dr. Mercola posted a great article today about cell phone dangers, especially in children. To me, this is one of the biggest wet blankets over my enthusiasm for all our high ... Read on »
Gardasil Dangers by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I've been working on a post about the dangers of Merck's Gardasil vaccine, but Dr. Mercola just released a beautiful analysis of the vaccine's efficacy and risks so I'll post ... Read on »
Gardasil Dangers by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I've been working on a post about the dangers of Merck's Gardasil vaccine, but Dr. Mercola just released a beautiful analysis of the vaccine's efficacy and risks so I'll pos ... Read on »
Flagorama! by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It appears that people who don't agree with opinions on Med Nauseum have flagged my blog as potential spam. I received a note from Blogger saying that their algorithms had fl ... Read on »
Flagorama! by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It appears that people who don't agree with opinions on Med Nauseum have flagged my blog as potential spam. I received a note from Blogger saying that their algorithms had f ... Read on »
Do You Like Med Nauseum's New Look? by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Let's hear from you in the comments. Read on »
Do You Like Med Nauseum's New Look? by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Let's hear from you in the comments. Read on »
Get Your Eight-year Old a Statin, Stat! by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I am outraged that pediatricians will now prescribe statin drugs to children as young as eight. When I first read this news, I thought it was a parody of American Academy o ... Read on »
Get Your Eight-year Old a Statin, Stat! by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I am outraged that pediatricians will now prescribe statin drugs to children as young as eight. When I first read this news, I thought it was a parody of American Academy of ... Read on »
Insomniac Book May Keep You Up, But You'll Sleep Better Afterwards by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Insomniac, a new book by Gayle Greene, who is both an insomnia sufferer and a professor, could become the "it" book for sufferers of insomnia. It is at once validating, infur ... Read on »
Insomniac Book May Keep You Up, But You'll Sleep Better Afterwards by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Insomniac, a new book by Gayle Greene, who is both an insomnia sufferer and a professor, could become the "it" book for sufferers of insomnia. It is at once validating, inf ... Read on »
Why Do Half of Americans Have Chronic Illness? by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new poll among 100,000 Americans has me thinking we are all a bunch of human guinea pigs. The new Gallup survey found that 51% of Americans struggle with chronic illness. T ... Read on »
Why Do Half of Americans Have Chronic Illness? by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A new poll among 100,000 Americans has me thinking we are all a bunch of human guinea pigs. The new Gallup survey found that 51% of Americans struggle with chronic illness. ... Read on »
Video: Cancer is a Fungus by Alix Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I kept deleting this link when it came up on my Yahoo Groups. Now that I finally watched it, I think you need to find forty-five minutes to view it, too. The author of T ... Read on »