Augusta Medical Examiner

The Internet's Most Salubrious Blog

August 5, 2016
by Dan Pearson
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Read all about it!

ShareWhat, you ask? All kinds of good stuff that encourages good health. And none of the weird stuff. Click away!

February 16, 2016
by Dan Pearson
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The growth is growing

ShareThis is interesting, and not really in a good way. Although the latest figures shown here (2011) are down from their peak about ten years earlier, they still show an increase in the average American’s diet of more than 750 … Continue reading

January 9, 2016
by Dan Pearson
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Issue #1! 2016 is official now!

ShareThe New Year wasn’t really the New Year until today. What’s different about today? The online edition of the Medical Examiner has arrived, chock full o’ salubrious reading, including the debut of our newest feature, The Advice Doctor. Check it … Continue reading

December 31, 2015
by Dan Pearson
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Music Therapy

ShareWe were going to cancel today’s session, but some of our patients would be in a world of hurt if they went two weeks without music therapy. This week the dosage is particularly potent, being an amalgamation (in other words, … Continue reading

July 28, 2014
by Dan Pearson
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I Love Monday

ShareI love honesty. It’s a great concept, and in nearly every situation too. (There are exceptions, such as the does-this-dress-make-me-look-fat exception.) A great place for honesty is in nutrition and health. Look at these cupcakes. They are honest. They fairly … Continue reading

Today’s PSA

April 2, 2013 by Dan Pearson | Comments Off on Today’s PSA

I saw this video yesterday, then woke up today to news of a shooting near the Kroc Center. As this amazing video would put it, burgers are killin’ more brothers than bullets. But bullets get the headlines. This is such a significant issue, illuminated by this video very creatively. It just gets better and better as it rolls along. I love it. We all need to be food fighters.

Teachers: this link to the video’s creators ( ) offers a curriculum guide (pdf) to use this information in the classroom.

And kid, please: Pick the carrot! Pick the carrot!

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January 8, 2013
by Dan Pearson
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PSA of the Week

ShareA very healthful message – salubrious, even – and a nice song by Jason Mraz to accompany the information. Remember: Koala bears may be cute and cuddly, but Cola bears are after your money, your teeth, your very health and … Continue reading