Koren Wellness Articles

Coronavirus: We Should Have Learned by Now

April 2, 2020 | 14 Comments

And late-breaking coronavirus news (as of March 31st) Both NY and CA report that the number of new cases of coronavirus is dropping. But even more is dropping—a March 30th paper published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases estimates a 0.66% death rate [WHO said it would be 3.4% and that set off the panic]. (1)…

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Corona Fiasco: Can We All Go Out and Play Now?

March 30, 2020 | 26 Comments

The big corona fiasco “Computer modeling” is a fancy way of saying we put data in the computer and it gave us answers based on certain assumptions. Computers have made lots of predictions: the earth will freeze into a new ice age; the earth will heat up and our cities will be under water; AIDS…

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Corona Virus: Going, Going, Gone!

March 24, 2020 | 43 Comments

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed—and hence clamorous to be led to safety—by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. H.L. Mencken  Science is the belief in the ignorance of the experts. Richard P. Feynman, Physicist & Educator Corona virus hysteria is very powerful!…

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Corona Alert: The Martians are Coming!

March 16, 2020 | 10 Comments

Corona alert! The Martians are coming! Our current corona hysteria reminds me of an event that occurred in the not-so-distant past. The novel The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells (first serialized in 1897) described a Martian invasion of the earth. The police, the army and the air force were powerless before their powerful…

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The Allergies and Asthma Explosion: Cause and Cure: Part 1

Allergies and asthma: from rare to epidemic. Why? When I was a kid, allergies — the overreaction to a food, cats or other things — were rare. I’d sometimes hear about someone who was allergic to strawberries or had “hay fever.” Remember when stewardesses (flight attendants) gave out peanuts on airplanes? Now they don’t; someone…

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The Real Measles Outbreak

Measles is a mild and mostly harmless condition that leaves a stronger, healthier child in its wake. Most adults born before 1965 got measles naturally and have lifelong immunity, a stronger immune system and protection from cancer, heart disease and other conditions as a result (more on that below). Serious problems from natural measles are…

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Vaccine Research: Let’s Make Believe You Own a Drug Company

Vaccine research: let’s perform a little thought experiment. Don’t worry, it won’t hurt and you’ll be back before morning. Let’s make believe you own a drug company. You’ve got a new vaccine and you’d like to market it. The potential profits are enormous but first you need to show that it is safe. Why? Because…

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Striking A Nerve

Finding chiropractic It was in the late 40’s when my mother and grandmother first met Dr. Friedland, Doctor of Chiropractic. They were shopping in a department store in Brooklyn. Suddenly my mother stopped, unable to move. A massive headache came out of nowhere. Her eyes were closed, she couldn’t move, wracked in pain. “My daughter…

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Processed Food: For Mental Health?

Do Kellogg’s® Corn Flakes prevent masturbation? Processed food, especially corn flakes, were developed by health reformers for very specific purposes. Intrigued? Read on. Processed food: The origins of an early breakfast food John Harvey Kellogg, MD was the director of the Battle Creek Sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan. It was originally founded by members of the…

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Back Surgery, Discs and Medical Bias

Back Surgery, Discs & Medical Bias: In Bed with My Patient Back surgery? The call I got a call from someone who sounded terrible. “Doctor Koren, I’m in agony. A few days ago, I was out golfing with my family and something went out in my back. I’ve been in bed for days. Yesterday I was…

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The Top Ten Mistakes Most “Anti-vaxxers” Make

Someone asked in an online discussion group, “What mistakes do anti-vaxxers make?” I’m sure the below answers I gave to that obviously leading question were not expected. So, for your review, here are, in my humble opinion, the top ten mistakes most anti-vaxxers make. 10. Anti-vaxxers often fail to point out that deaths from childhood…

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Stroke Takes Luke Perry Suddenly

Actor Luke Perry, 52, died after a massive stroke, on March 4, 2019. He was a star in the shows Beverly Hills 90210 and Riverdale and left behind a grieving family and many saddened fans. Why would such a relatively young person have a deadly stroke? Were there any warning signs? Could it have been…

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A Breakthrough in Locating Secret Stress: The Discovery of Koren Specific Technique (KST)

Discovering KST: I had no intention of doing this I was doing pretty well in my profession. In addition to a successful practice, I revolutionized chiropractic patient education when I created Koren Publications. Finally, the chiropractic profession had scientifically-referenced, easy-to-read and attractive patient literature. The profession loved it – over 100 million brochures, booklets, posters…

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Is Alex Trebek in Jeopardy?

Alex Trebek, 78, is the popular host of Jeopardy. With over 10 million viewers Jeopardy is one of the most successful game shows of all time. But most important right now, Mr. Trebek isn’t hosting a game; his life is in danger. On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, Mr. Trebek revealed that he’s been diagnosed with…

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