Author Matt Rushford, DC Articles

The DeLee Protocols: The Pathologization of Childbirth

In 1900, 95 percent of all U.S. women gave birth at home. By 1955, 95 percent of all births occurred in hospitals. This staggering transition was powerfully driven by the systemic reframing, or “pathologization,” of pregnancy and birth by a man nam...

An Inconvenient Cancer Truth

Cancer is a term that inspires a broad range of feelings: from fear, anger, and helplessness to curiosity and determination. Cancer, as a force, has given rise to a massive infrastructure of cultural and clinical responses, and many of these are...

The Body Has a Mind of Its Own

I noticed this phrase recently in a book by Dr. Deepak Chopra. The body has a mind of its own. What a wonderful image! It immediately conveys a sense of reassurance, of innate self-sufficiency. Many of us were taught from an early age, by inference...

Also labeled: Inspirational, Issue #12