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Our mission here at Mercola.com is to transform the traditional medical paradigm in the United States into one in which the root cause of disease, rather than the symptoms, is treated.
Health freedom is one of the things we pursue through this site, mainly through our partnerships with different organizations working in issues such as labeling genetically engineered foods, removing fluoride in drinking water, abolishing mercury dental fillings, and promoting informed vaccine choices and consent.
Billions of dollars have been spent by this current system to "treat" the sick, but Americans are sicker than ever. The root cause of most chronic disease can be improved by making necessary dietary and lifestyle changes.
Here at Mercola.com, we believe in your body's unique ability to heal itself and maintain wellness. We provide the most up to date health news and information, free and available to help you take control of your health and live a long, healthy life, free from disease.
More than one million users subscribe to the free Mercola Natural Health e-Newsletter, which is released seven days a week. The site also caters to pet lovers and enthusiasts through the Mercola Healthy Pets e-Newsletter, helping them create abundant holistic health for their animal companions.
Founded in 1997, Mercola.com has become the world's #1 Natural Health website and one of the top 10 health websites.
Mercola.com has over one million newsletter subscribers, including tens of thousands of health professionals. The number is growing by an average of 1,000 subscribers a day, and Mercola.com has a subscriber in every country in the world. This daily newsletter caters to Web users who simply don't have the time to sift through hundreds of medical studies, and who want medical and dietary insights in an easy-to-understand, straightforward manner.
Mercola.com offers over 300,000 pages of FREE and original health information based on the expertise of leading health professionals in all fields, such as nutrition, exercise, health, stress management. Best of all, information on this site is offered free, and is untainted by corporate or outside influences.
Mercola.com receives 30 million page views each month – and the numbers are growing, with more and more people like you seeing truthful, reliable health advice.
Dr. Joseph Mercola is armed with more than twenty years of clinical experience, which he combined with his passion for technology to create Mercola.com. He has been interviewed by major media outlets and was even named the Ultimate Wellness Game Changer by the Huffington Post in November 2009. Read more about Dr. Mercola.
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About Dr. Mercola
Dr. Mercola finished his family practice residency in 1985 but was trained by the conventional model. In his first years of private practice, he treated many symptoms with prescription drugs and was actually a paid speaker for the drug companies.
But as he began to experience the failures of this model in his practice, he embraced natural medicine and has had an opportunity over the last thirty years to apply these time tested approaches successfully with thousands of patients in his clinic.
Over 15 years ago he founded Mercola.com to share his experiences with others. The site is the most visited natural health site in the world for the last seven years with nearly two million subscribers. He's also written two NY Times bestselling books, and has had frequent appearances on national media including the Dr. Oz show and major news channels.
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