Category - Dr. Joseph Mercola

Born and raised in the inner city of Chicago, IL, Dr. Joseph Mercola is an osteopathic physician trained in both traditional and natural medicine. Board-certified in family medicine, Dr. Mercola served as the chairman of the family medicine department at St. Alexius Medical Center for five years, and in 2012 was granted fellowship status by the American College of Nutrition (ACN). While in practice in the late 80s, Dr. Mercola realized the drugs he was prescribing to chronically ill patients were not working. By the early 90s, he began exploring the world of natural medicine, and in 1997 Dr. Mercola founded www.Mercola.com, which is now routinely among the top 10 health sites on the internet. His passion is to transform the traditional medical paradigm in the United States. You can follow Dr. Mercola online at Mercola.com and Facebook.com/doctor.health

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

October 4th, 2018 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World With an estimated 11 million Americans abusing prescription opioid medications, opioid overdose is now the leading cause...

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How Curcumin Targets Cancer

September 24th, 2018 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World Turmeric, a yellow curry spice used in Indian cuisine, has a long history of medicinal use in traditional Chinese...

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New Splenda Studies Confirm Its Dangers

September 11th, 2018 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World Sucralose (sold under the brand name Splenda) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1998 as a...

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The Corporate Takeover of Organic Food

August 23rd, 2018 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Contributing writer for Wake Up World Why did the Organic Trade Association, which says its mission is to promote and protect organic, support measures against...

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