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Mark Pegram

California
I am educated as a mechanical engineer and currently engaged in representing packaging equipment companies to industry. I stumbled onto the understanding of vitamin D3 by making a 99% correlation between central air conditioning in homes and obesity in the US over the last two decades. In... Full Bio
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Celebrities with Back Pain by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As we consider the many people we know with back pain, this past weekend was particularly disturbing. Jason Dufner, Defending Champion, had to withdraw from the PGA Champi ... Read on »
Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical Science by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine We get so caught up in the advancement of science that we take everything that our doctor says he can do for us at face value. However, there is a large disconnect between ... Read on »
Vitamin D and Prevention of Chronic Diseases by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Below is a video about vitamin D that will change your life and possibly help you overcome serious diseases and medical conditions. This video is presented through the Uni ... Read on »
Pregnancy Not Included for Serum Vitamin D Testing by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force has an opportunity for Public Comment for vitamin D testing. In the draft proposal, pregnancy is not listed. Based on the work of ... Read on »
Healed from Chronic Pain Now Available by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine My book, “Healed from Chronic Pain” is now available at all e-book retailers.  Read on »
Supplements are useless if you want to die! by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Don’t take vitamins and minerals as they are a waste of time and money. You get enough nutrients through the food that you eat. This is repeated over and over again by the ... Read on »
Response to Attack on Evidenced Based Medicine for Vitamin D by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine June 1, 2014 Dr. Phillip Autier Research Director at IPRI International Prevention Research Institute Cours Lafayette 95 69006 Lyon, France Dear Dr. Autier, ... Read on »
Summer Fun in the Sun and Water by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine There is nothing better than to start the summer with a lot of time spent at your favorite water sport or play in the SUN. It is the continuation of lots of memories that ... Read on »
Vitamin D3 Significantly Reduces Asthma Flare-Ups by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In recent news headlines, there is the story of a published research paper for vitamin D3 and a steroid inhaler.  The headlines read like this one from MedNews: “Vitamin D ... Read on »
Iodine Mimics Ousted by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Fluorine and bromine are starting to be taken seriously as toxins in the body. Coca Cola recently announced that it would no longer use BVO, bromated vegetable oil, in its ... Read on »
Health or Health Insurance by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” – Benjamin Franklin “He that would live in peac ... Read on »
Health Insurance Companies Deliver Your Dollar by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine   Over the last year I have seen several commercials by health insurance companies saying that the issues in health cost are not their fault. I tend to agree with them ... Read on »
On Mother’s Day by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine My mother was a lovely beautiful woman who had nine children.  She worked both hard in the kitchen and hard in the fields.  She promoted the characteristics of comm ... Read on »
Arogance Intruding on Peace by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I was off to enjoy the afternoon at one of the local vineyards. We had taken a picnic as this particular vineyard had set up tables for just that purpose. After the tastin ... Read on »
Healed from Chronic Pain by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Okay, so I have finally done it. My book, Healed from Chronic Pain, is now available on Amazon as an e-book. It will be available in a few weeks form other major e-book re ... Read on »
Our Health Connection to the Sun Easily Explained by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Learn about vitamin D and its advantages in just five minutes. I think about the thousands of hours that I have spent on understanding the effectiveness of vitamin D; it m ... Read on »
VITAMIN D reduces 42 health problems by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Henry Lahore at VitaminDWiki list forty-two health problems as proven by Double-blind random-controlled-trials. Hypertension,  Cardiovascular,  Back Pain,  Diabetes,  ... Read on »
Time for Action to Help Relieve Pain by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I started to write this blog in 2009. That was five years after I had recovered from chronic severe back pain. I had written a non-published book at that time about the ex ... Read on »
Breast Cancer Survivor Takes on the Issues by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Carole Baggerly had her own experience with breast cancer. She then started to research the reason why. Her discovery; scientists have expressed the understanding that bre ... Read on »
Understanding out of Chaos by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Many Causes, One Disease, Many Cures Resolving Multiple Factors for Disease States “Double, double toil and trouble Fire burn, and cauldron bubble” Hamlet, Shakesp ... Read on »