The country’s best known doctor and New Age guru, Dr. Mehmet Oz, may be in a battle for his professional life as a group of doctors pressure Columbia University Hospital to remove him from his prestigious position because of his endorsement of “quack treatments and cures in the interest of financial gain.”
LR writes: “Our 10 yr old grand daughter attends Catholic school and apparently the series Spirit Animal has been available for the students to peruse. She has purchased and is reading one of these books. Personally I feel she could be reading much more edifying literature and have expressed this to her parent. Can these books and games be dangerous and is there more I can or should do?”
MR writes: “I am careful to avoid yoga but these balance classes have been incorporated recently into our CURVES circuit. Originally, the gym manager said they were yoga. When I said I objected to yoga, she quickly changed her tune and called them “balance” classes. They seem to incorporate “tree poses” and other yoga like positions. I am wondering if you have heard about this, have some thoughts about this. All positions are standing but I am not comfortable if it is truly yoga. Any thoughts?”
LT writes: “I just spent the last half hour talking to my 18 year old son about lucid dreaming. For the past week, he has been consumed about it…reading articles, watching videos of people who are involved in lucid dreaming, etc. . . .
Pro-yoga folks around the world have taken a page out of Saul Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals and are now resorting to labels and slurs to marginalize yoga opponents and shut down debate.
AL asks: “Could you advise me if A.Vogel Bioforce products for flu and many other healings are ok for Catholics?”