The Farr Institute is here to help consumers make better decisions by publishing research on direct to consumer health services—this research aims to improve public knowledge and address some of the greatest challenges that we face as a society today. Our journal publishes not only product data but also reviews, critical comment, news and analysis.
The Farr Institute aims to provide people with the essential knowledge they need to improve their health, reduce doctor visits, and improve their mental well-being. To do this, our team is committed to maintaining higher standards for online health information, by combing data from our surveys in the field, informatics, and medical journals.
We don’t just share or publish articles – we report on trends, collaborate with institutions, and collect the most important news information from reliable and objective sources. We want to empower people to enhance their own self-care, work with their doctors for preventive care, and improve public health throughout the world.
In addition to reviews, we provide clinical research, biological informatics, and population statistics for organizations, practices, and patients alike.
All medical content is for educational purposes only, and is not meant to replace the opinion of a medical professional. The best way to approach healthcare is to read up on the symptoms and condition and then report to your family doctor what you’ve learned. Together, you can consult on a treatment plan that will
We are committed to giving consumers the tools, knowledge, and resources they need to make informed choices when buying consumer health products and services.
By analyzing data from multiple sources and collaborating with global health institutions, we can enhance the care of patients and public health. We produce clinical, biological, and population research for public benefit.
Kimberly Langdon M.D. is a retired, board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist with 19-years of clinical experience. She graduated from The Ohio State University College of Medicine, earning Honors in many rotations. She secured one of five positions in their highly-ranked OB/GYN residency program. During her career, she delivered over 2000 babies and specialized in minimally invasive procedures, menopause, endometriosis, menstrual disorders, and polycystic ovarian syndrome. After clinical practice, she founded a medical device company to commercialize her six patented medical devices for both life-threatening and non-life-threatening conditions. She is a prolific medical writer and featured healthcare expert.
Daniel Boyer is a practicing Doctor of medicine with a focus on medical research. He specializes in molecular biology, histology, pharmacology, embryology, pathology, pediatrics, internal medicine, surgery, gynecology and obstetrics.
Kire Stojkovski is a practicing medical doctor whose work has been published in some of the most respected medical journals and cited hundreds of times. He has certifications in physiotherapy and is the sports doctor for three young football teams in his home state. In 2019 he was a part of a training course for Traditional Chinese Medicine in Beijing, People’s Republic of China. Kire is currently pursuing a PhD in oncology.
Shannon Ancrum is a freelance writer specializing in content related to the healthcare and holistic wellness industry. When she’s not traveling the world, you can find her crafting compelling blogs and articles for alternative health and wellness businesses. She’s gifted at unraveling complex medical jargon and making it crystal-clear for the mere mortal.
Ethan is a self-published author under the name E.L. Haines. His latest book, Carried Away, is a pandemic thriller based on the global response to COVID-19 in 2020. Ethan is a passionate researcher with a special interest in medical literature, which almost always finds its way into his fiction books. He also doubles as a medical journalist, tracking the latest developments in the health field for FARR.
Jonathan is a health and fitness writer specializing in product reviews. He has a solid background in analytical chemistry, which allows him to break down products into their basic chemical compositions. His favorite pastime is to analyze the ingredient lists of popular health products, determining if they have the chemical composition to produce the results they claim
Nadine has been writing for over six years, but she knew very early on that medical research was her calling. She is a fitness expert with a love for yoga and keto diets. When she is not writing or debunking claims made by popular OTC supplements, she’s travelling the world and learning new food and exercise disciplines.
Hannah is a fitness enthusiast who has to know all the ingredients before she can put anything into her body. She prides herself in her obsession of research and can be found researching the most recent studies before she makes her next health or food decision. Hannah is also a respected personal trainer, which explains her love for the weight loss and nutrition niches.
John Joshua has worked as an investigative medical writer for over five years, which has seen him featured in a number of popular health publications. He specializes in investigative research and debunking health claims made by popular OTC drugs. When he’s not writing, he’s probably obsessing over the latest medical trend.
Emily is a health enthusiast who obsesses over the ingredients in her packaged products. When she’s not writing, she’s giving unsolicited nutrition advice at dinner parties. She has been writing for over five years which have seen her work published and cited multiple times. In another life, she would have been a doctor, so now she just works with them.