The Importance of Healthy Kidneys

Bert Lance, who worked for Jimmy Carter in the Budget office, is credited with saying, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” as cited in the May 1977 issue of the magazine Nation’s Business. Sometimes…

Kidney Stones: The Basics

Ureterolithiasis, renal calculi, nephrolithiasis and kidney stone all mean the same thing: agony. The nurse told us the pain is equivalent to passing a five-pound canned ham through the southern…

Water Is Water. Period.

A topic of considerable debate in recent days is alkalized water. From a chemical point of view this raises both eyebrows and evokes a grin. A review of the meaning of pH might help to explain the…