By Mike DuBose In our last article, we defined trauma and examined how many of us (or someone you know) are haunted by past tragedies. We learned that trauma has endless categories and how it impacts people differently throughout their lives. Sadly, as I researched the American staggering trauma statistics,Continue Reading

By Mike DuBose The Wall Street Journal reports major car manufacturers have reduced their inventory to dealers 50-70% due to computer chip shortages, changing the automobile industry drastically! Most dealerships have limited new inventory and are selling cars thousands above MSRP! In fact, dealers in NC and SC didn’t haveContinue Reading

Part 3—The Old Testament and The Apocrypha By Mike DuBose The Old Testament, which comprised 39 books, experienced vigorous debate over 1,500 years. It guided the Jewish faith (called Judaism) which outlined ways people should behave and treat one another, worship and moral standards, and ethical guidelines. Both today’s JewsContinue Reading

Part 2—Preparing to See Your Doctor By Mike DuBose and Surb Guram, MD Experts have differing opinions on how often you should see your primary doctor, especially when you are well and symptom-free. We recommend one annual wellness exam with blood analysis, preferably by an internist. Separate visits to theContinue Reading

What the CDC is Not Telling Us By Mike DuBose I didn’t plan to write about COVID-19 again. But, then Columbia native and former neighbor, Dr. Cary Washington, became infected with the coronavirus and died, 30 days after being fully inoculated. WIS-TV and USA Today featured his unexpected death questioning:Continue Reading

By Mike DuBose with Surb Guram, MD Harvard University Medical School reported in July 2021 that one-half of all Americans aged 45 and older take low-dose “baby aspirin” (81 MG) to prevent heart attacks, strokes, and other diseases. And many do so without their doctor’s recommendation or knowing the dangers.Continue Reading

By Mike DuBose with Surb Guram, MD Surprisingly, aspirin has been consumed by humans for thousands of years. Ancient Egyptians used willow bark that contained salicin (a primary ingredient in aspirin) as an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever. The Greek physician Hippocrates prescribed willow leaf tea to help women with theContinue Reading