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Healthy Medicine #148: Science, Sense and Cancer

Dr Zieve talks with Daniel Weber, PhD, MSc about our emerging understanding of how cancer works and what causes it.

Daniel Weber, PhD, MSc is visiting Professor at Tianjin University, where he lectures post-graduate students and is doing research. He is the author of many books and published articles on integrative medicine. CEO of Panaxea International, Daniel travels extensively, lecturing on modern botanical medicine. He is deeply committed to research and evidence -based medicine, and works to promote integrative clinics. He is Vice-Chair Oncology; World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies and editor of the Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine. Daniel founded the Association of Integrative Oncology and Chinese Medicine and is currently its president. Read more at danielweberinternational.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #147: State of Integrative Medicine

Dr Zieve talks with Donald Abrams, MD about the current state of integrative medicine in the U.S.

Donald Abrams, MD is Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California San Francisco and Chief of Hematology/Oncology at San Francisco General Hospital. He provides Integrative Oncology consultations at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. He provides consultation to people living with and beyond cancer at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. He has co-edited an Oxford University Press textbook in Integrative Oncology with Andrew Weil, MD. Read more at www.osher.ucsf.edu.

 

Healthy Medicine #146: Dying Well

Dr Zieve talks with Ira Byock, MD about end-of-life and palliative care, focusing on strategies for emotional care for both the dying and those left behind.

Ira Byock MD is the Director of Palliative Medicine at DartmouthñHitchcock Medical Center, Chair of Palliative Medicine and Professor in the Departments of Anesthesiology, and Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School. His books Dying Well (1997) and The Four Things That Matter Most (2004) are used extensively in the counseling of patients and families dealing with advanced illness.

 

Healthy Medicine #145: GMO Foods

Dr Zieve talks with Lesley McKeown of GMO-Free Prescott about how genetic modification has changed our food supply, and how GM foods are affecting our health.

Lesley McKeown is the vice-chair of GMO-Free Prescott, a nonprofit organization promoting grassroots effort to encourage informed and nourishing food options and choices through education and public awareness. read more at gmofreeprescottaz.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #144: Beyond the Magic Bullet

Dr Zieve discusses the "cocktail" approach to cancer treatment with Raymond Chang, MD, author of Beyond the Magic Bullet, the Anti-Cancer Cocktail.

Dr Raymond Chang MD FACP is an internationally respected physician-researcher uniquely trained in contemporary Western medicine and traditional Eastern medicine, and an acknowledged pioneer in the field of alternative and complementary therapy programs for cancer, infertility and other complex medical problems. He is a former Associate Attending in the Department of Medicine at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center as well as an Associate Member of the Sloan-Kettering Institute, and has been on the faculty of Weill Cornell School of Medicine since 1986. Read more at meridianmedical.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #143: New Thinking on Weight Control

Dr Zieve talks with author Kristin Wartman about how much obesity could be caused by malnutrition and her article "the Obesity Paradox." Commentator Martha Rosenberg weighs in on drugs with her article "New Weight-Loss Drugs Could Be America's Next health-Care Disaster."

Kristin Wartman is a food writer living in Brooklyn, NY, focusing on the intersections of food, health, politics, and culture. Her writing regularly appears in The Huffington Post, Civil Eats, and Grist. Sheís also written for The Atlantic, Tikkun Magazine, Critical Quarterly, and The New Labor Forum. Read more at kristinwartman.com.

Martha Rosenberg is a health reporter and commentator whose work has appeared in Consumers Digest, the Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, New Orleans Times-Picayune, Los Angeles Times, Providence Journal and Newsday. She serves as editorial cartoonist at the Evanston Roundtable. Her book Born With A Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks and Hacks Pimp The Public Health was published by Prometheus Books in 2012. Read more at opednews.com/martha.

 

Healthy Medicine #142: Do You Have a Junk Food Deficiency?

Dr Zieve talks with author and commentator Marta Rosenberg about how advertising is affecting our health choices and her new book, Born With A Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks and Hacks Pimp The Public Health.

Martha Rosenberg is a health reporter and commentator whose work has appeared in Consumers Digest, the Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, New Orleans Times-Picayune, Los Angeles Times, Providence Journal and Newsday. She serves as editorial cartoonist at the Evanston Roundtable. Her book Born With A Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks and Hacks Pimp The Public Health was published by Prometheus Books in 2012. Read more at opednews.com/martha.

 

Healthy Medicine #141: Laughter Yoga

Dr Zieve talks with Jeffrey Briar about the effects of laughter and playfulness on health, and how to make laughter a regular practice.

Jeffrey Briar is the director of the Laughter Yoga Institute, based in Laguna Beach, CA, and one of the leading American disciples of Dr. Madan Kataria, the world-renowned exponent of Hasya (Laughter) Yoga. He is also the founder of the first Laughter Club in the world outside India to meet seven days a week. The Laguna Laughter Club has had more than 20,000 participants, and has been featured extensively in both local and international press. Mr. Briar is probably the most experienced Laughter Exercise Leader in the world outside Asia. Read more at lyinstitute.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #140: Inflammation and Nutrition

Dr Zieve discusses inflammation and the effects of food with Bharat Aggarwal, PhD, author of "Healing Spices."

Dr. Bharat B Aggarwal is a Ransom Horne, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research, Professor of Cancer Medicine, Professor of Immunology, Professor of Biochemistry and Professor of Experimental Therapeutics, and Chief, Cytokine Research Section, in the Department of Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. He investigates the role of inflammatory pathways for the prevention and therapy of cancer. His group has identified over 50 compounds from dietary sources and traditional medicine that interrupt these cell-signaling pathways; have been tested in various animal models and some are in clinical trials. Dr. Aggarwal has received numerous awards including World Congress Science Prize from Oxygen Club of California 2010, Excellence in Research Award of McCormick Research Institute from the American Association of Nutrition, 2008, Outstanding Scientist Award from the American Association of Indian Scientists in Cancer Research, 2006, Ranbaxy Award for Outstanding Scientist of the year, 2004. Read more at curcuminresearch.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #139: The Diet Cure

Dr Zieve talks with researcher, clinician and author Julia Ross about why we stay fat, strategies for weight control and her book, The Diet Cure.

Julia Ross MA is a pioneer in the field of nutrition, appetite, and mood, and a specialist in the treatment of eating disorders and addictions. In 1988 she founded The Recovery Systems Clinic in Mill Valley, CA, an outpatient program with a special focus on treating people with carbohydrate addictions, blood sugar problems, and dieting disorders. Ross is a popular and compelling speaker on nutrient therapy and biochemical rebalancing.

Her best-selling book The Diet Cure has sold well over 100,000 copies in the U.S, Australia, and Europe. Read more at dietcure.com

 

Healthy Medicine #138: Male Hormones

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Jason Miller about men's health, hormones and andropause.

Jason Miller LAc MAcOM practices acupuncture and oriental medicine at the Jade Mountain Medical Clinic in Ashland, OR, and teaches through practitioner consults, writing, and lectures around the US on botanical medicine, traditional Chinese medicine and chronic disease. Read more at jademountainmedicine.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #137: Beyond Antibiotics

Dr Zieve talks with Michael Schmidt, PhD, author of Beyond Antibiotics, about the shift from overprescription of antibiotics to a new focus on balancing our internal flora and maintaining good immune function.

Michael A. Schmidt, Ph.D. has spent some 20 years in the field of molecular medicine, metabolic modeling, physiologic monitoring, and pattern recognition related to human performance. He is on the faculty of the University of South Florida College Medicine, where he lectures on molecular medicine, neuroplasticity, metabolic networks, systems theory, and clinical chemistry. Dr. Schmidt collaborates in primary research on human pathogens with the Infectious Disease Research Center at Colorado State University. This work is focused on microbial threats, such as MRSA, Dengue Fever, and others. He is also a Principal Investigator on a series of human performance studies at NASA Ames Research Center. In collaboration with scientists from the Southwest Research Institute, he is currently working to develop some of the early human attended biomedical experiments that will be launched by Virgin Galactic and XCOR, as part of the commercial suborbital space program. Dr. Schmidt is the author of a book on human host defenses, entitled Beyond Antibiotics: Strategies for Living in a World of Emerging Infections and Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria. He is a member of the Society for Neuroscience, the Metabolomics Society, and the Epigenetics Society, and the founder of Sovaris Aerospace. Read more at sovarisaerospace.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #136: Overtreated

Dr Zieve talks with writer Shannon Brownlee about how systemic problems with our health-care system are causing poor outcomes for many Americans.

Shannon Brownlee MS is acting director of the New America Health Policy Program at dartmouth College. A nationally known writer and essayist whose work has appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, New York Times Magazine, The New Republic, Slate, Time, and Washington Monthly among many other publications, she is best known for her groundbreaking work on avoidable health care, the patchy quality of medical evidence, and the implications for health-care policy. Her book, Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine is Making Us Sicker and Poorer, was named the best economics book of 2007 by New York Times economics correspondent David Leonhardt. Brownleeís current research and writing focus on issues surrounding delivery system reform, clinical evidence, and health care costs.

 

Healthy Medicine #135: Inflammation

Dr Zieve talks with Sunil Pai, MD, director of the Sanjevani Integrative Medicine Health & Lifestyle Center in Albuquerque, about the many faces and functions of inflammation in the body, what it means to our health, and ways to reduce it.

Sunil Pai MD is board-certified in both Family Practice and Holistic Integrative Medicine in New Mexico, the first physician in the state to graduate as a Fellow of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona, directed by Dr. Andrew Weil. He is the first physician in New Mexico certified by Dr. Deepak Chopra as a Primordial Sound Meditation Instructor, and a Creating Health (Ayurveda Lifestyle) Instructor. He is certified from the Institute of Functional Medicine as well as the first physician in New Mexico to be certified in Medical Acupuncture and Scalp Acupuncture through the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr Pai is also certified in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University and the T. Colin Campbell Foundation. Dr. Pai is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and active in publishing and lecturing in the field of Integrative Medicine, conducting seminars and workshops on various health topics. His book Inflammation Nation describes the importance of natural anti-inflammatories nd their health benefits. Read more at sanjevani.net.

 

Healthy Medicine #134: Addiction Medicine

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Jeremy Dubin, author of "YOURecovery,The Integrative Expert Guide to Recovery From Addiction," about misuse of prescription drugs and new approaches in prevention of and recovery from addiction.

As a pioneer, lecturer and teacher in the field of Addiction Medicine, Jeremy Dubin, DO, ASAM, ABIHMstarted one of the first outpatient treatment centers in the country that incorporated holistic integrative strategies with conventional medical therapies, incorporating integrated tracks for patients with co-occurring chronic pain and psychiatric conditions. He pursues effective healing strategies that proactively confront the challenges of addiction. Read more at yourecovery.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #133: What's in the Food?

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Tim Crews about genetically engineered foods and challeneges in modern farming.

Tim Crews PhD is a Professor of Environmental Studies and Director of the Agroecology program at Prescott College in Arizona. Read more at prescott.edu.

 

Healthy Medicine #132: Women's Health

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Tori Hudson about women's health issues and her book, "Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine."

Tori Hudson, Naturopathic Physician, is a national lecturer, contributor to many magazines, books, author, educator and researcher, and Program Director and Director of Research for the Institute of Women’s Health and Integrative Medicine. Read more at drtorihudson.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #131: Obesogens

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Kristen Wartman about a new way of looking at obesity and her article, "What's Really Making Us Fat."

Kristin Wartman is a Certified Nutrition Educator and food writer living in Brooklyn NY, focusing on the intersections of food, health, politics, and culture. Read more at kristinwartman.wordpress.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #130: End of Life

Dr Zieve discusses death and dying with Dr Betsy MacGregor, who specializes in end-of-life care and research.

Betsy MacGregor, MD, is a physician, integrative medicine consultant, researcher, and educator on death and dying, a former Director of Adolescent Medicine at Beth Isreal Medical Center, and cofounder of Enso House, an end-of-life residence on Whidbey Island in Washington State. Read more at ensohouse.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #129: Naturopathic Perspectives

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Kenneth Proefrock about naturopathic perspectives on joint problems, our internal ecology and how our social and family circles help support our health.

Kenneth Proefrock NMD operates a busy naturopathic medical practice in Sun City, Arizona. He serves as vice-president for the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners and chairs the biochemistry portion of the Naturopathic Physician's Licensing Exam. He is sole owner and formulator for Vital Force Naturopathic Compounding, which provides consulting services and a wide variety of unique and effective compounds for other Naturopathic Physicians and their patients. He speaks at conferences across the country sharing his perspective on Botanical Medicine and the modern practice of Naturopathic Medicine. Most recently he founded the Arizona Stem Cell Center and has developed a novel technique for transplanting autologous, adipose-derived stem cells.

 

Healthy Medicine #128:The Insulin Connection

Dr Zieve discusses metabolic syndrome, obesity and the effects of insulin with Dr Barry Boyd, author of The Cancer Recovery Plan.

Barry Boyd MD is a practicing medical oncologist and founder of the Integrative Medicine Program at Greenwich Hospital–Yale Health Systems, where he is currently the director of nutritional oncology. He is an assistant clinical professor, the director of curriculum in nutrition, and the director of curriculum of integrative medicine at Yale School of Medicine and an affiliate member of the Yale Cancer Center. He was also the associate clinical director of the Weill Cornell Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

 

Healthy Medicine #127: Psychiatric Drugs

Dr Zieve talks with psychologist Dr Sarah Edmonds about psychiatric drugs, overprescription and risks in the treatment of psychological and emotional problems. Homeopathic practitioner Dona Lozito follows up with the homeopathic approach to mental health.

Sarah Edmonds PhD is a licensed psychologist specializing in the use of nonviolent communication in therapy, relationships and parenting, early trauma, coherence therapy, schizophrenia, and informing others about the dangers of psychiatric medications. Read more at prescottpsychologist.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #126: Themes for Good Health

Dr Zieve reviews themes that have come up many times on the show, including the differences and symmetries between allopathic and integrative medicine, energy and attitude, and taking responsibility as our own primary health care provider.

 

Healthy Medicine #125: Optimal Nutrition

Dr Zieve talks nutrition and health with distinguished integrative practitioner Dr Nalini Chilkov.

Dr. Nalini Chilkov, L.Ac.O.M.D. combines her diverse training in Traditional Oriental Medicine, Modern Biomedicine and Cell Biology with 30 years in private practice. Dr. Chilkov primarily serves patients with cancer and complex, chronic illnesses alongside her Optimal Health and Wellness practice. She is a respected expert in Collaborative Integrative Cancer Care. She has been a lecturer at the School of Medicine at UCLA and UC Irvine in California as well as many schools of Traditional Oriental and Naturopathic Medicine over her long career, and is a regular contributor to the Health Living Section of Huffington Post. Read more at doctornalini.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #124: Sacred Economics

Dr Zieve talks with educator and writer Charles Eisenstein about healthier economic thinking and his book, Sacred Economics -- Money, Gift and Society in the Age of Transition

Charles Eisenstein is a member of the faculty of the Health Arts and Sciences program at Goddard College in Vermont and the author of The Ascent of Humanity. He frequently speaks on money-related topics and on topics of civilization, transition, consciousness, technology, and transformation. Read more at sacred-economics.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #123: Natural Eye Care

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Marc Grossman about the underlying causes of eye and vision problems, how to correct many of them, and an holistic approach to taking better care of our eyes.

Optometrist Dr. Marc Grossman is the author of five books on natural eye care and lectures nationally and internationally on holistic eye care. He is a co-founder of Natural Eye Care, Inc. Read more at naturaleyecare.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #122: Cannabis in Medical Practice

Dr Zieve discusses the medical use of cannabis with oncologist Dr Donald Abrams, author with Andrew Weil, MD of Integrative Oncology.

Donald Abrams MD is Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California San Francisco and Chief of Hematology/Oncology at San Francisco General Hospital. He provides Integrative Oncology consultations at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. He provides consultation to people living with and beyond cancer at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. He has co-edited an Oxford University Press textbook in Integrative Oncology with Andrew Weil, MD. Read more at osher.ucsf.edu.

 

Healthy Medicine #121: The Heart Speaks

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Mimi Guarneri of the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine about new directions in hear health annd her new book, The Heart Speaks.

Mimi Guarneri is the founder and medical director of the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, an associate clinical professor at the University of California San Diego, and president of the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine. She is the author of The Heart Speaks, a poignant collection of stories from heart patients who have benefited from integrative medicine approaches. Read more at mimiguarnerimd.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #120: Poise

Dr Zieve talks with Gary Stokes, author of Poise, A Warrior's Guide, about ways to access our highest potentials.

Gary Stokes is a writer, researcher and life coach based in Prescott AZ. His book Poise, A Warrior's Guide disscusses paths to achieving the highest state of conscioussness. Read more at warriorpublishers.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #119: Stress and Health

Dr Zieve talks about stress and health with Donnie Yance about stress and how it interacts with our physical, mental and emotional health.

Donald Yance, Jr., CN, RH (AHG) SFO, founder of the Centre for Natural Healing, is an internationally known herbalist and nutritionist. His wholistic therapeutic methodology is rooted in American Eclectic herbal tradition, constitutional energetics and contemporary clinical nutrition, continuously honed by the latest scientific research at molecular, cellular and genomic levels. Donnie has authored two books, Herbal Medicine, Healing and Cancer (1999 McGraw Hill Publishing), and the just-released Thriving Beyond Surviving: Elite Herbs and Natural Compounds for Mastering Stress and Aging. He has been involved in authoring and co-authoring dozens of articles that have appeared in national industry publications and medical journals. He is an editorial board member for Integrative Cancer Therapies and an advisory board member of the Martha Stewart Center for Living at Mount Sinai. Donnie is also the founder, president and formulator of Natura Health Products. Read more at mederifoundation.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #118: The Diet Cure

Dr Zieve talks with best-selling author and nutritional psychotherapist Julia Ross about the benefits of amino acid therapy in addressing food-addiciton and mood problems.

Julia Ross is a pioneer in the field of nutritional psychotherapy and a specialist in the treatment of eating disorders and addictions. She has founded and directed six successful recovery programs since 1980 in the San Francisco Bay area. Ross is a popular and compelling speaker who has made hundreds of presentations to introduce the public to the extraordinary benefits of nutrient therapy and biochemical rebalancing. Ross' best-selling book, The Diet Cure, has sold over 150,000 copies in the US UK and Australia. Her second book, The Mood Cure, was released in paperback in 2004 and became a finalist for the Books for a Better Life Award. Her work has been featured in Psychology Today, San Francisco Examiner Magazine, and Alternative Medicine and Natural Health. Julia holds an M.A. in Clinical Psychology and is the executive director of The Recovery Systems Clinic in Mill Valley, California. Read more at thedietcure.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #117: Healthier Schools and Playgrounds

Dr Zieve discusses how to be aware of and eliminate toxic factors in our home and school environments with Patti Wood, founder and Executive Director of the nonprofit Grassroots Environmental Education.

Patricia Wood is a visiting scholar at Adelphi University, where she lectures on environmental exposures and related health issues in the School of Nursing. She also works with the Environmental Health Division of the New York State Department of Health, producing public information materials, and was recently appointed to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Sustainability and Green Procurement. Ms. Wood is the co-producer of the documentary film “Our Children at Risk,” which explores the latest scientific research linking environmental toxins to children's health problems, and the author of “The ChildSafe Guidelines” and “The ChildSafe School,” which promote and provide a framework for a comprehensive approach to reducing environmental toxins in schools, as well as "Helping to Heal," a book for parents of children with life-threatening illnesses. Read more at grassrootsinfo.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #116: Homeopathy and the Subtle Self

Dr Zieve talks with homeopathic practitioner Donna Lozito about how homeopathy treats the whole person and addresses the issues that underly many ailments. In the third part, psychotherapist Eve Greenberg provides her experience as a homeopathic patient.

Donna Lozito CCH is a Holistic Consultant specializing in Homeopathic Medicine. She has been featured in The New York Times, Good Day New York, Sally Jessie Raphael and many domestic and international radio shows. Read more at nationalcenterforhomeopathy.org or donnalozito.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #115: Gluten Sensitivity

Dr Zieve discusses the many expressions of gluten sensitivity with Dr Jim Roach.

Certified in family medicine and integrative holistic medicine, Jim Roach MD has sought additional training in botanical, nutritional, and anti-aging medicine, and focuses on integrative cancer care. He is the founder of the Midway Center for Integrative Medicine in Midway, KY. Read more at TheMidwayFoundation.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #114: The Mental Illness Epidemic

Dr Zieve explores the difference between normal emotional function and mental illness with Dr Carl Hammerschlag, author of "Kindling Spirit: Healing from Within," and gets tips on supplements for mental health from homeopath Donna Lozito.

Carl A. Hammerschlag MD, CPAE is a psychiatrist, author, and professional speaker, an authority and one of the worlds leading proponents of Psychoneuroimmunology (mind-body-spirit medicine), and a faculty member at the University of Arizona Medical School. He is a founder of the Turtle Island Project, a non-profit, multidisciplinary organization whose programs integrate the principles of mind/body/spirit medicine with Native American rituals and ceremonies. Read more at healingdoc.com. Donna Lozito CCH is a Holistic Consultant specializing in Homeopathic Medicine. She has been featured in The New York Times, Good Day New York, Sally Jessie Raphael and many domestic and international radio shows. Read more at nationalcenterforhomeopathy.org or donnalozito.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #113: Honest Medicine

Dr Zieve talks with author Julia Schopick about four lifesaving treatments that have been effectively treating people for decades, but, as outlined in her book "Honest Medicine," remain on the fringe of the medical mainstream.

Julia Schopick is a best-selling author and dynamic speaker to patients, parenting groups and doctors who want to become informed and empowered to make the best health choices for themselves, their patients and loved ones. Creator of the award-winning blog HonestMedicine.com, Julia’s writings on health and medical topics have been featured in American Medical News (AMA), Alternative & Complementary Therapies, British Medical Journal and the Chicago Sun-Times.

 

Healthy Medicine #112: How Mercury Works

Dr Zieve discusses the toxic effects of mercury and methods for detoxification with Dr Christopher Shade, director of research and testing firm Quicksilver Scientific.

Christopher Shade PhD founded the analytical laboratory Quicksilver Scientific in Lafayette, Colorado in 2005, specializing in mercury speciation analysis using a patented method called Liquid Chromatographic Mercury Speciation. Dr Shade also works as a reviewer for the technical journals Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry and the Journal of Environmental Quality. Read more at quicksilverscientific.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #111: The Science of Supplements

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Dwight McKee about how various supplements work in the body, possible conflicts with pharmaceuticals, and how supplements are tested.

Dwight McKee MD has been a member of the Internal Medicine staff at Scripps Clinic, and practiced medical oncology and hematology at the San Diego Cancer Center in Vista, CA. for three years, where he also served as medical director for the Sharp Hospice. He continues to serve as a consultant for the San Diego Cancer Research Center, and serves as Scientific Director of Life Plus International in Batesville, Arkansas. His experience in medical research, nutritional science, immunology, chemistry, oncology, and complementary medicine make him one of the most knowledgeable researchers and clinicians worldwide. Read more at dwightmckee.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #110: Homeopathy and the Brain

Dr Zieve discusses the use of homeopathic techniques in healing brain injuries Dr Larry Malerba and homeopath Donna Lozito, then talks about his own experience with recovery from a minor stroke.

Larry Malerba DO DHt is a practitioner, educator and leader in the field of holistic medicine for more than twenty years, a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York Medical College, and a regular contributor to The Huffington Post. With his wife Mary, an RN, he operates the Guilderland Homeopathic Clinic near Albany, New York. Read more at docmalerba.com. Donna Lozito CCH is a Holistic Consultant specializing in Homeopathic Medicine. She has been featured in The New York Times, Good Day New York, Sally Jessie Raphael and many domestic and international radio shows. Read more at nationalcenterforhomeopathy.org or donnalozito.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #109: Herbal Strategies

Dr Zieve explores the idea of treating the root causes of illness with colleague and herbalist Jason Miller of Jade Mountain Medicine.

Jason Miller, Lac, MAcOM, CH, CAK, specializes in the management of cancer, diabetes, and neuromuscular disorders, applying techniques and knowledge gained over years of study worldwide. He also serves as product specialist for Natura Health Products, Inc. where he offers consultations and technical support for Natura's professional clients. Jason is also a member of the Natura Board of Directors, and is on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Mederi Foundation. Read more at mederifoundation.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #108: Universal Medicines

Dr Zieve discusses the common critical deficiencies that often lead to health problems with writer and researcher Dr Mark Sircus, and how elementary substances like iodine, magnesium, sodium bicarbonate and clay can help.

Mark Sircus ODA, one of the most prolific writers in medicine, holds the honorary title of doctor of Oriental medicine and was one of the first nationally certified acupuncturists in the US. For many years he has been researching the human condition and the causes of disease. Recently his primary focus has been the study of environmental toxicity and iatrogenic diseases. He has written extensively on the poisons in the environment, our foods, medicines and dental practices. Dr. Sircus is the director of the International Medical Veritas Association (IMVA), which advocates for radical change in orthodox medicine. His work Natural Allopathic Medicine envisions a future for medicine that is rational, effective and safe, and free from the poisonous rein of pharmaceutical companies. He is currently working on a book titled Humane Pediatrics. Read more at www.imva.info.

 

Healthy Medicine #107: Pediatric Care

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Scott Shannon of the Wholeness Center about nutrition and psychiatric health in young people.

Integrative child and adolescent psychiatrist Scott Shannon MD is the founder of the Wholeness Center in Ft Collins CO and author of "Please Donít Label My Child" (Rodale Press, 2007). He is the current president of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. Read more at wholeness.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #106: Surviving and Thriving with Cancer

Dr Zieve interviews Glenn Sabin, who contracted leukemia while still in his 20s and took a proactive, integrative and remarkably successful approach to living with it.

Media and branding expert Glenn Sabin is a 20-year cancer ìthriverî who created a comprehensive, integrative oncology approach to managing his diseaseóa protocol he closely follows today. A staunch proponent and leader in the area of integrative medicine, Glenn is a board member of the Society for Integrative Oncology and has a special interest in evidence-based integrative cancer care. Read more at glennsabin.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #105: Natural Products and Cancer Research

Dr Zieve talks with Dr John Boik of New Earth Biomed on the challenges of undertaking cancer research outside the standard pharmaceutical approach, and what he's learning about how botanical compounds can work together to fight cancer.

John Boik PhD is a VIGRE postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Statistics at Stanford University. He has a Masters in Oriental Medicine from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland, moving on to a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, focusing on Biomathematics and Biostatistics. He subsequently worked in the Pharmaceutical Development Center of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Read more at newearthbiomed.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #104: Sleep Apnea

Dr Zieve discusses this common sleep disorder, its symptoms, dangers and treatment options with Dr Carolyn Dean and chiropracter Dr Scot Bennick.

Carolyn Dean MD ND is a clinical internist and contributor to Natural News (naturalnews.com). Scot Bennick DC is a chiropratic practitioner in Sedona AZ and developer of No-Snore Therapy, a safe, non-invasive, and natural treatment for sleep apnea.

 

 Healthy Medicine #103: Chemicals for Dinner

Dr Zieve talks with nutritionist Kristin Wartman about industrial vs. 'real' food and the intrusion of industrial chemicals in our diet, leading to a vast range of disorders, especially ADHD.

Food writer Kristin Wartman earned a Masters in Literature from UC Santa Cruz and is a Certified Nutrition Educator. She focuses on the intersections of food, health, politics, and culture, and is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post. Read more at kristinwartman.wordpress.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #102: Healthy Homes

Dr Zieve discusses how to make and keep our home environments healthy with environmental consultant Bruce Rundlett of Bio-Home Solutions.

Bruce Rundlett BBEC is an IBE Certified Building Biology Environmental Consultant serving the Southwest. Read more at bio-homesolutions.com.

Each week Healthy Medicine brings you an hour of intelligent, incisive professional-to-professional discussion on the many aspects of health and health care today, exploring new ways of looking at health, diagnosis and treatment as well as health-care economics and wellness. Host Dr Robert Zieve MD practices integrative medicine -- combining standard medical techniques with alternative disciplines new and old -- at Pine Tree Clinic in Prescott, Arizona. Read more at the Center for Healthy Medicine website, www.healthymedicine.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #101: A New Kind of Money

Dr Zieve explores new ways to store and trade value with Dr Edgar Cahn of Timebanks USA, who is working to create a new kind of money that values people's time and social involvement.

Dr. Edgar S. Cahn is the creator of Time Dollars and the founder of TimeBanks USA, as well as the co-founder of the National Legal Services Program and the Antioch School of Law (now the David A. Clarke School of Law). He is the author of "No More Throw Away People: The Co-Production Imperative," "Time Dollars" (co-author Jonathan Rowe, Rodale Press, 1992), "Our Brotherís Keeper: The Indian in White America," (1972) and "Hunger USA." Read more at timebanks.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #100: Homeopathy -- How it Works

Dr Zieve talks with homeopath Donna Lozito about cases and mechanisms in homeopathy, the differences between the classical and complex approaches, as well as her practice with animal communication.

Donna Lozito CCH is a Holistic Consultant specializing in Homeopathic Medicine and Animal Communication. After completing her certification program at the School of Homeopathy New York, she traveled to India to study with Frederick Schroyens & Farouk Master. She has been featured in The New York Times, Good Day New York, Sally Jessie Raphael and many domestic and international radio shows. Read more at nationalcenterforhomeopathy.org or donnalozito.com.

 

 Healthy Medicine #99: Hospice Care

Dr Zieve discusses the burgeoning field of end-of-life care with Rev Amy Zietlow, COO of Hospice of Baton Rouge, LA. Read more at www.hospicebr.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #98: Are Smart Meters Hazardous?

Dr Zieve talks with Elizabeth Kelley of the Electromagnetic Safety Alliance about "smart" electric meters and radio-frequency exposure.

Elizabeth Kelley MA, founder of Electromagnetic Safety Alliance, Inc., has been actively engaged in international efforts to address the potential harmful effects of electromagnetic fields from a health and public policy perspective for over 14 years. She formerly directed the International Commission for Electromagnetic Safety (ICEMS), a scientific organization headquartered in Italy, and was a public-policy analyst for the US Department of Health and Human Services in Washington DC.

 

Healthy Medicine #97: The Fourfold Path to Healing

Dr Zieve interviews Dr Tom Cowan on his book The Fourfold Path to Healing, a comprehensive view of medicine and a holistic approach to healing that integrates the four aspects of our bodies: the Physical, the Life-Force, the Emotional and the Mental.

Tom Cowan MD has served as vice president of the Physicians Association for Anthroposophical Medicine and is a founding board member of the Weston A. Price Foundation. He is the principal author of The Fourfold Path to Healing, published in 2004 by New Trends Publishing. He writes the ìAsk the Doctorî column in Wise Traditions in Food, Farming and the Healing Arts, the foundationís quarterly magazine, and lectures throughout North America. He practices medicine in San Francisco. Read more at fourfoldhealing.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #96: Power Up Your Brain

Dr Zieve talks with Dr David Perlmutter about his book Power Up Your Brain: The Neuroscience Of Enlightenment, exploring nutrition and brain health, and new angles on herpes and Alzheimer's, gut health and MS, and hyperbaric oxygen.

Neurologist David Perlmutter MD, FACN, ABIHM is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition and recognized internationally as a leader in the field of nutritional influences in neurological disorders. He directs the Perlmutter Health Center and the Perlmutter Hyperbaric Center in Naples, FL. Read more at drperlmutter.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #95: Holistic Veterinary Care

Dr Zieve explores the rapidly growing field of holistic veterinary care with practicing vet Dr Todd Metcalf.

Todd Metcalf DVM has over 25 years of experience in conventional medicine and surgery and a decade of work in natural therapies, and he focuses on veterinary acupuncture and herbs, gentle manipulations, and natural supplements in the care of patients in his
holisitic practice Harmony Veterinary Care in Prescott AZ. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncturists. Read more at harmonyvetcare.com

 

Healthy Medicine #94: More Faith, Hope and Healing

Dr Zieve talks again with surgeon and author Dr Bernie Seigel about how learning to live well keeps us healthier.

In 1978 Bernie Seigel MD began talking about patient empowerment and the choice to live fully and die in peace. He embraces a philosophy of living and dying that stands at the forefront of the medical ethics and spiritual issues our society grapples with today. He continues to assist in the breaking of new ground in the field of healing and personally struggling to live the message of kindness and love. His latest book, Faith, Hope & Healing, shares the stories of survivors and his reflections on what they teach us. Read more at www.BernieSiegelMD.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #93: Ideal Medical Care

How would you design your health-care system from scratch? Dr Zieve talks with Dr Pamela Wible about how she's helping communities do just that.

Pamela Wible MD is a family physician and nationally recognized innovator in patient-centered care, the first physician to engage a community in defining ideal care and designing its own clinic. Her community-driven model has sparked a movement. A sought-after speaker, Dr. Wible is also co-author of the award-winning anthology Goddess Shift: Women Leading for a Change (Elite Books, 2010) with Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey among other visionary women, and is featured in Optimism: Cultivating the Magic Quality that Can Extend Your Lifespan, Boost Your Energy and Make You Happy Now (Elite Books, May 2011) with co-authors Mehmet Oz, Deepak Chopra, Wayne Dyer and other famed leaders. Read more at www.idealmedicalcare.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #92: Green Medicine

Dr Zieve discusses the synthesis of the world's ancient and modern healing traditions with Dr Larry Malerba, author of Green Medicine: Challenging the Assumptions of Conventional Health Care.

Larry Malerba DO DHt is a practitioner, educator and leader in the field of holistic medicine for more than twenty years, a Clinical Assistant Professor at New York Medical College, and a regular contributor to The Huffington Post. With his wife Mary, an RN, he operates the Guilderland Homeopathic Clinic near Albany, New York. Read more at docmalerba.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #91: The Myth of Alzheimer's

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Peter Whithouse about his book (with Dr Daniel George) The Myth of Alzheimer's -- What You Aren't Being Told About Today's Most Dreaded Diagnosis.

Peter Whitehouse, MD, PhD (Psychology) and MA (Bioethics) is a geriatric neurologist, cognitive neuroscientist and bioethicist, a professor at Case Western Reserve University and one of the world's best-known Alzheimer's experts. His pioneering, internationally recognized work led to an understanding of how the brain is affected by what we usually call Alzheimer's disease. His most recent work includes ethics, integrative health care, and quality of life. Read more at www.themythofalzheimers.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #90: David Freedman, Wrong: Why Experts Keep Failing Us

Dr Zieve talks with journalist David Freedman about his new book Wrong: Why experts keep failing us -- and how to know when not to trust them.

David Freedman has authored three books and his journalism is carried in Inc. Magazine, The Atlantic, Scientific American, The New York Times, Discover, and Technology Review. Read more at www.freedman.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #89: Recall Healing

Dr Zieve discusses how resolving subconscious emotional conflicts can relieve chronic conditions with Dr Gilbert Renaud, author of Recall Healing: Unlocking the Secrets of Illness.

Gilbert Renaud PhD is a naturopath with over 28 years as a professional in the field of holistic health, and has been consulting on the practices of Recall Healing/Total Biology and Biological Deprogramming in Vancouver BC for a decade, organizing workshops and lectures to build understanding of these concepts in North America and Europe. Read more at recallhealing.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #88: Is Cannabis a Medicine?

Dr Zieve explores how cannabis can be used in health care with Dr Julie Holland, editor of The Pot Book, A Complete Guide to Cannabis.

Julie Holland is a psychiatrist specializing in psychopharmacology, with a private practice in New York City. She majored in the Biological Basis of Behavior at the University of Pennsylvania and received her M.D. in 1992 from Temple University School of Medicine. At Mount Sinai Medical Center, she completed a residency program in psychiatry, where she created a research project that treated schizophrenics with a new medication. In 1994 she received the Outstanding Resident Award from the National Institute of Mental Health. From 1996 until 2005 she worked weekends running Bellevue Hospital's psychiatric emergency room, and she's penned an autobiography of this time, Weekends at Bellevue: Nine Years on the Night Shift at the Psych ER.

 

Healthy Medicine #87: Where Are All the Family Doctors?

Dr Zieve talks with Drs Stephan Schwartz and Dick Thom about America's critical shortage of family doctors, its causes and possible solutions.

Stephan A. Schwartz is the Senior Samueli Fellow for Brain, Mind and Healing of the Samueli Institute, and a Research Associate of the Cognitive Sciences Laboratory of the Laboratories for Fundamental Research. He is the columnist for the journal Explore, and editor of the daily web publication Schwartzreport.net in both of which covers trends that are affecting the future. He also writes regularly for The Huffington Post. Read more at www.stephanaschwartz.com. Dickson Thom DDS ND teaches doctors on both medical principles and proven business principles as a full-time professor, lectures extensively and has written and collaborated on many articles dealing with energy medicines and nutrition. More at hbbhealth.net.

Healthy Medicine #86: Earthing

Dr Zieve explores the science of grounding the body electrically to the earth and its possible health effects with Martin Zucker and Dr Steven Sinatra, co-authors with Clinton Ober of Earthing: The Most Important Health Discovery Ever?

Read more about Earthing at earthinginstitute.net.

Healthy Medicine #85: Faith, Hope and Healing

Dr Zieve talks with surgeon and author Dr Bernie Seigel about how learning to live well keeps us healthier.

In 1978 Bernie Seigel MD began talking about patient empowerment and the choice to live fully and die in peace. He embraces a philosophy of living and dying that stands at the forefront of the medical ethics and spiritual issues our society grapples with today. He continues to assist in the breaking of new ground in the field of healing and personally struggling to live the message of kindness and love.
He is a prolific writer. His latest book, Faith, Hope & Healing, shares the stories of survivors and his reflections on what they teach us. Read more at www.BernieSiegelMD.com.

Healthy Medicine #84: Breast Cancer and Genetic Factors

Dr Zieve discusses the genetic factors in breast cancer and the decisions women face in responding to elevated risk with researcher and author Dina Roth Port and oncologist Dr Dwight McKee.

Journalist, and author Dina Roth Port is a former health editor for Glamour magazine. Previvors: Facing the Breast Cancer Gene and Making Life-Changing Decisions is her first book. Read more at previvors.com.

Dwight McKee MD has been a member of the Internal Medicine staff at Scripps Clinic, and practiced medical oncology and hematology at the San Diego Cancer Center in Vista, CA. for 3 years, where he also served as medical director for the Sharp Hospice. He continues to serve as a consultant for the San Diego Cancer Research Center, and serves as Scientific Director of Life Plus International in Batesville, Arkansas. His experience in medical research, nutritional science, immunology, chemistry, oncology, and complementary medicine make him one of the most knowledgeable researchers and clinicians worldwide.

Healthy Medicine #83: Update on EM Fields

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Karl Maret about the latest scince on how environmental electromagnetic fields can affect our health and well-being.

Karl Maret, M.D. is a practicing physician in Santa Cruz, California. He is a leading international spokesperson in energy medicine, and President of the Dove Health Alliance. Read more at www.heartmindcommunications.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #81: Energize Your Life

Dr Zieve talks with Dr. Stephen Barrie about the common denominators in succesful self-care and dealing with chronic health problems, as well as new directions in laboratory testing.

Stephen Barrie ND is an international lecturer, writer and thought leader on making integrative medicine a valuable part of modern western healthcare. He founded the Great Smokies Diagnostic Laboratory, co-authored The 7-Day Detox Miracle and Energize Your Life, and has published frequently in medical journals such as The Lancet, Agents and Actions, and Medical Hypothesis. Read more at www.detoxologie.com.

Healthy Medicine #80: The Vitamin D Revolution

Dr Zieve talks with Dr. Soram Khalsa, author of The Vitamin D Revolution, about this vital hormone, how it works in the body and its importance in maintaining health.

Board certified in internal medicine, Soram Khalsa MD is is an associate physician in the Division of Internal Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Chairman of the Advisory Committee for the Environmental Medicine Center of Excellence at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Phoenix, Arizona. He is also a founding member of the American Holistic Medical Association, a member of the Bureau of Naturopathic Medicine Advisory Council for the State of California, and serves as Medical Director for the East-West Medical Research Institute. In his private medical practice, he integrates phytotherapeutics, homeopathy, acupuncture and environmental medicine with traditional internal medicine. Read more at www.drsoram.com and www.vitamindrevolution.com.

Healthy Medicine #79: The Drugs Are the Problem

Dr Zieve discusses how standard pharmacological treatment can lead to physical and mental illness with physician and educator Dr Gary Kohls, author of the recent article "Americaís mental illness epidemic: It turns out that the drugs are the problem."

Gary Kohls MD retired in 2008 from private independent practice. His special area of interest was in helping people recognize the connections between physical and emotional symptoms, psychological trauma, brain malnutrition and neurotransmitter/brain chemical depletions. His interest was in discovering the root causes of his patient's symptoms, working towards prevention and risk reduction. The toxicity and frequent loss of effectiveness of many anti-depressant drugs led him to new methods of treatment, including the use of more natural and well tolerated amino acids, prescribed on an individualized basis, which replenish the brain's natural anti-depressants. Dr. Kohls continues to present lectures and seminars to healthcare professionals and the general public, as well as editing the popular e-newsletter Preventive Psychiatry E-Newsletter (PPEN). Read more at mindbodymedicineduluth.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #77: Saying No to Conventional Cancer Treatment, part 2

Dr Zieve talks with Hollie and Patrick Quinn, authors of "You Did What? Saying No to Conventional Cancer Treatment," about Hollie's personal experience of taking responsibility and control over her condition and building an unconventional team to help her work through breast cancer. Part 2 of two.

From the book cover: "This is a story about a young woman with a very common but deadly illness who did a very uncommon thing when faced with that disease. She disagreed with her doctors, rejected their treatment advice, and chose her own path to getting well again. She did this in the face of paralyzing fears of dying and leaving behind a motherless daughter. She did this in the face of the daunting task of researching and choosing a better treatment. She did this in the face of the intense pressures of social conformity telling her to listen to her doctors. What she did was extraordinarily brave and forward-thinking. In effect, she forged a better path through a thicket of fear, complexity, and pressure. She forged this path with the help of her husband, working as a team and exhibiting unyielding togetherness. This book chronicles the journey they took together, back to health." Read more at youdidwhatbook.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #76: Saying No to Conventional Cancer Treatment, part 1

Dr Zieve talks with Hollie and Patrick Quinn, authors of "You Did What? Saying No to Conventional Cancer Treatment," about Hollie's personal experience of taking responsibility and control over her condition and building an unconventional team to help her work through breast cancer. Part 1 of two.

From the book cover: "This is a story about a young woman with a very common but deadly illness who did a very uncommon thing when faced with that disease. She disagreed with her doctors, rejected their treatment advice, and chose her own path to getting well again. She did this in the face of paralyzing fears of dying and leaving behind a motherless daughter. She did this in the face of the daunting task of researching and choosing a better treatment. She did this in the face of the intense pressures of social conformity telling her to listen to her doctors. What she did was extraordinarily brave and forward-thinking. In effect, she forged a better path through a thicket of fear, complexity, and pressure. She forged this path with the help of her husband, working as a team and exhibiting unyielding togetherness. This book chronicles the journey they took together, back to health." Read more at youdidwhatbook.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #75: Amygdala Retraining

Dr Zieve discusses retraining the brain and the pioneering approach of therapist Ashok Gupta to chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and other puzzling disorders.

Ashok Gupta, a researcher and therapist in the field of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS),  has dedicated ten years of his life to understanding and treating the condition. He suffered from ME/CFS himself and, having overcome his own problem, runs a clinic in Central London where he successfully treats patients with the condition. Read more at guptaprogramme.com

 

Healthy Medicine #74:Science vs Commerce in Pharmacology

Dr Zieve talks with Dr  Beatrice Golomb of UCSD medical school about the science of pharmaceutical studies and how conflicts of interest can bias your prescriptions, as well as her research on Gulf War Syndrome.

After receiving a bachelor's degree in physics summa cum laude at USC, Prof Golomb received her PhD and MD in 1988 and 1989 at UC San Diego. Following a medical residency and chief residency in Los Angeles, and a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholarship at UCLA/RAND, she joined UC San Diego in 1996, where she is currently Associate Professor of Medicine. She has studied illness in Persian Gulf War veterans, for which she received international attention first for her work at RAND and more recently for work by the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War veteran's illnesses, on which she has served as Scientific Director and now Chief Scientist. Her other main area of study has been the benefits and particularly the risks of cholesterol reduction. These areas have converged, leading to her interest in mitochondrial function and aging.

 

Healthy Medicine #73:Yoga and Your Health

Dr Zieve talks with writer, teacher and coach Wayne Lehrer about the purpose and practice of yoga and how it relates to health and well-being.

Artist, writer, inventor and educator Wayne Lehrer has taught hatha yoga for over 25 years. His book "The Prodigy Within: Discovering the Gift You Have to Give" offers principles for connecting with and manifesting one's own special gifts. Read more at theprodigywithin.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #72: Is Your House Making you Sick?

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Erica Elliott about the rapidly growing field of environmental medicine, the hidden hazards that can cause serious, complex and difficult-to-diagnose symptoms, as well as strategies for reducing the body's toxic load.

Erica Elliott MD is board-certified in both family practice and environmental medicine, practicing in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has more than two decades of experience in successfully treating people with complex and perplexing chronic ailments. Dr. Elliott has lectured extensively on nutrition, the role of hidden food allergens, environmental toxins, and detoxification with infra-red sauna. She is co-author of Prescriptions for a Healthy House, New Society Press, 2008. Read more at www.ericaelliottmd.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #71: Integrative Medicine as the New Mainstream

Dr Zieve Talks with Dr David Riley about how conventional medicine is integrating complementary and alternative therapies to maximize the healing response and looking at healing in new ways.

David Riley MD is the founder of the Integrative Medicine Institute, which conducts research on the effectiveness, safety, patient satisfaction, and costs of health services that integrate complementary and alternative therapies with conventional medicine. The goals of IMI are to help improve healthcare decisionmaking through research, analysis, and clinical practice, and combine the best of complementary and conventional medicine in a holistic and collaborative model of care for patients. Read more at integrativemed.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #70: Premonitions and Health

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Larry Dossey about his research into the surprisingly substantial role of hunches, intuition and "business sense" in our health, how we can exercise our natural intuitiveness, and his book, The Science of Premonitions.

Larry Dossey MD is an internationally influential advocate of the role of the mind in health and the role of spirituality in healthcare. Bringing the experience of a practicing internist and the soul of a poet to the discourse, Dr. Larry Dossey offers panoramic insight into the nature and the future of medicine. Read more at dosseydossey.com

 

Healthy Medicine #69: Building an Integrative Program

Dr Zieve discusses the integrative medicine program at the University of Minnesota and educating health-care consumers with Dr. Mary Jo Kreitzer, director of the UMinn Center for Spirituality and Healing, who advocates new models and bigger ideas for our health-care system.

Dr. Mary Jo Kreitzer PhD, RN is the founder and director of the Center for Spirituality and Healing at the University of Minnesota, with more than two decades of leadership and expertise to the field of integrative health and medicine. She is a principal researcher and a tenured professor in the School of Nursing, where she co-directs the Doctorate in Nursing Practice program in integrative health and healing. From 2004-2007 she served as vice-chair of the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine, and in 2008 was named by Minnesota Physician as one of the 100 most influential health-care leaders in the state. She testified before the US Senate on health-care reform in 2009. Read more at takingchargeofyourhealth.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #68: Teaching Integrative Medicine

Dr Zieve looks into the current state of integrative medicine in medical schools with Dr Tanya Edwards of the Cleveland Clinic and the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, exploring the expansion of professional interest in and acceptance of alternative disciplines.

For ten years Tanya Edwards MD has taught courses on complementary and alternative medicine at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, where she established the Area of Concentration for Alternative Medicine. For the past year she has been active in integrating complementary medical education into the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. As a family physician Dr Edwards sees patients at the Cleveland Clinic Independence Family Health Center. She provides integrative medicine consultations at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Integrative Medicine, which opened in 2004. She was recently elected Chair of the board of Mind Body Spirit Connected, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to educating Northeast Ohioans about integrative medicine. Read more at clevelandclinic.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #67: The Fourfold Path to Healing

Dr Zieve talks with Dr. Tom Cowan about the role of diet in healing and consistent health, and the Westin Price dietary approach, including some especially thought-provoking ideas about heart disease.

Tom Cowan MD has served as vice president of the Physicians Association for Anthroposophical Medicine and is a founding board member of the Weston A. Price Foundation. He is the principal author of the book The Fourfold Path to Healing, published in 2004 by New Trends Publishing. He writes the "Ask the Doctor" column in Wise Traditions in Food, Farming and the Healing Arts, the foundationís quarterly magazine, and has lectured throughout the United States and Canada. He currently practices medicine in San Francisco.read more at fourfoldhealing.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #66: Exercise Makes You Smarter

Dr Zieve talks with Harvard Medical School Professor John Ratey MD about using physical exercise to build and maintain a healthy brain and improve cognition.

John J Ratey MD is an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, research synthesist, speaker, and author, as well a clinical psychiatrist with a private practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has lectured and published 60 peer-reviewed articles on aggression, autism, ADHD, and other issues in neuropsychiatry.

Dr. Ratey authored A Userπs Guide to the Brain (2000) and co-authored Shadow Syndromes (1997) with Catherine Johnson PhD. Between 1994 and 2005 he co-authored the series Driven to Distraction (1994), Answers to Distraction (1995) and Delivered from Distraction (2005) with Edward Hallowell MD, all published by Pantheon/Random House. He has also edited several books, including The Neuropsychiatry of Personality Disorders (1994), published by Blackwell Scientific.

Most recently, Dr Ratey has penned Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain, published by Little Brown. In Spark Dr. Ratey guides readers to an understanding of neurobiology and inspires readers to reach for their full potential and embrace exercise, which is crucial for the peak performance of both brain and body. Read more at www.johnratey.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #65: Mindfulness and Health, Part 3

Dr Zieve continues his conversation with Dr Charles Gant, an MD, naturopath and integrative physician, about the four-part-brain, letting go of pain and how mindfulness practices can reduce stress and provide benefits for all sorts of health challenges, from cancer to addiction.

Dr. Charles Gant has practiced Integrative, Bomplementary/Alternative and Functional Medicine for over three decades, and teaches mindfulness-based meditation, incorporating Gestalt, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Transpersonal and other mindfulness-based psychotherapies into his medical practice. His doctoral research in the 1980s predicted that mindfulness-based therapies should evoke consistent neurophysiological changes in brain function (especially frontal lobes), which should be measurable with brain neuroimagery, and this has essentially been proven in the last decade in functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Positron Emission Tomography research. Dr. Gant is the Director of Integrative Medicine of the neuroimagery group, Brain Enhancement Solutions and Technologies Inc. (brainenhancement.net ), which applies quantum EEG neuroimagery to diagnose and treat brain disorders and clarify the effects of brain nutritional restoration, detoxification and neurotransmitter restoration. He is also medical director and CMO of Synaptic Connections (synapticconnections.org ), a research-focused, nonprofit neuroimagery group studying the effects of neurofeedback on brain disorders and how nutrition, detoxification and neurotransmitter balancing enhance brain function and improve outcomes for various neuropsychiatric disorders. He has written several books for general readers, including "End Your Addiction Now". Read more at charlesgantmd.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #64: Mindfulness and Health, Part 2

Dr Zieve discusses the larger concepts of mindfulness with therapist and "mindfulness student" Neil Pinholster, exploring the mind-body connection and ways to reroute neural pathways for healthier living.

Neil Pinholster has studied and practiced energy medicine since 1976. He has been studying since 1997 with the International School for Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy with added focus on non-cathartic shock and trauma release with Peter Levineís trauma-resolution methods. He has studied and taught in Peru with Don Theo Peredez. Neil maintains a private clinical practice and teaches in Prescott, Arizona.

 

Healthy Medicine #63: Mindfulness and Health

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Charles Gant, an MD, naturopath and integrative physician, about the four-part-brain, letting go of pain and how mindfulness practices can reduce stress and provide benefits for all sorts of health challenges, from cancer to addiction.

Dr. Charles Gant has practiced Integrative, Complementary/Alternative and Functional Medicine for over three decades, and teaches mindfulness-based meditation, incorporating Gestalt, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Transpersonal and other mindfulness-based psychotherapies into his medical practice. His doctoral research in the 1980s predicted that mindfulness-based therapies should evoke consistent neurophysiological changes in brain function (especially frontal lobes), which should be measurable with brain neuroimagery, and this has essentially been proven in the last decade in functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Positron Emission Tomography research. Dr. Gant is the Director of Integrative Medicine of the neuroimagery group, Brain Enhancement Solutions and Technologies Inc. (brainenhancement.net ), which applies quantum EEG neuroimagery to diagnose and treat brain disorders and clarify the effects of brain nutritional restoration, detoxification and neurotransmitter restoration. He is also medical director and CMO of Synaptic Connections (synapticconnections.org ), a research-focused, nonprofit neuroimagery group studying the effects of neurofeedback on brain disorders and how nutrition, detoxification and neurotransmitter balancing enhance brain function and improve outcomes for various neuropsychiatric disorders. He has written several books for general readers, including "End Your Addiction Now". Read more at charlesgantmd.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #62: Moving Toward Optimal Health

Dr. Dickson Thom DDS returns to Healthy Medicine to talk with Dr Zieve about daily practices and finding the right health-care partner for your optimal health.

Dr. Dickson Thom DDS, ND lectures extensively and has written and collaborated on many articles dealing with energy medicine and nutrition. He is the author of "Coping with Food Intolerances" and "Unda Numbers: An Energetic Journey to Homeostasis and Wellness.,"and he operates the Bamboo Clinic in Portland, OR. Read more at www.wholisticsolutions.net.

 

Healthy Medicine #61: Treating the System, Not the Symptom

Dr Zieve discusses the many aspects of functional medicine with Dr Mark Hyman MD, including why antidepressants don't work, the importance of Vitamin D and what he calls the "metabolic tune-up."

Bestselling author, lecturer, and practicing physician Mark A. Hyman MD is a leader in the emerging field of functional medicine, which moves beyond diagnosis-based medicine to incorporate new research that for the first time allows treatment of the underlying causes of disease. Read more at www.ultrawellness.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #60: Sick and Tired

Dr Zieve discusses some of the systemic problems with health-care today with Helene Jorgensen, author of "Sick and Tired: How the U.S. Health Care System Fails Its Patients"

In 2003 economist Helene Jorgensen was bitten by a tick and began a new, unpaid, and full-time jobósojourner through the US health care system. Her five-year odyssey reveals the many inefficiencies and irrationalities that both characterize the system and put lives at risk. In her new book, <i>Sick and Tired: How the U.S. Health Care System Fails Its Patients,</i> Jorgensen takes a closer look at institutional failures at every stage of the health care system, iand offers practical ideas for reform. read more at sickandtiredbook.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #59: Building Social Infrastructure

Dr Zieve talks with local community organizers about creating and maintaining organizations to support healthier communities.

Al Carter is an organizer for Americorps. He and Gary Stokes work with the Yavapai Community Collaborative, an organization working to "develop and support collaborative partnership opportunities that vitalize our communities." Read more at yavcc.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #58: My Stroke of Insight

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor talks with Dr Zieve about her experience with stroke, the importance of exercising our intuitive side, and her best-selling book, My Stroke of Insight.

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor is a respected and published neuroanatomist specializing in the postmortem investigation of the brain as it relates to schizophrenia and severe mental illness. In 1996 Dr. Taylor experienced a rare form of stroke and underwent major brain surgery to remove a golf-ball sized blood clot from the left hemisphere of her brain. As the swelling and trauma of the stroke placed pressure on her dominant left hemisphere, the functions of her right hemisphere blossomed. It took her eight years to rebuild her brain - from the inside out. Her book about her recovery and the insights she gained into the workings of her brain became a New York Times bestselling memoir, My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey. In May 2008, Time Magazine ranked Dr. Taylor among the 100 Most Influential People in the World. Currently she serves as President of the Greater Bloomington Affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Bloomington, Indiana. Read more at drjilltaylor.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #57: Natural Detoxification

Simple ways to reduce costs and promote health are the topic as Dr Zieve talks with registered nurse Andreanna Rainville about detoxification techniques and the importance of drinking water.

Andreanna Rainville RN is an instructor in the Institute of Neurobiology of the American Academy of Neural Therapy and the Klinghardt Academy of Neurobiology, and works as a full-time RN for Dr Dietrich Klinghardt, MD. With over 20 years of healthcare experience, she is certified in a broad variety of health disciplines and co-founder of FoodPharmacy, creators of Diet Therapy Software for healthcare professionals. Read more at nurseandi.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #56: Living in the EMF Cloud

Dr Zieve discusses the pervasiveness and effects of electromagnetic signals in our environment with researcher and activist Camilla Rees.

Camilla Rees MBA is a marketing communications consultant, environmental activist and radio host covering health topics and the green economy. She co-authored the book Public Health SOS: The Shadow Side of the Wireless Revolution. Read more at www.ElectromagneticHealth.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #55: Creating a Positive Future with Bruce Lipton

Dr Zieve talks with Dr. Bruce Lipton about genetics, stress, the no-cebo effect and how everyone is a "cultural creative."

Bruce H. Lipton, PhD is an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit. His pioneering research in cell biology and quantum physics led to better understanding of how cells "think" and presaged the modern science of epigenetics. Read more at www.brucelipton.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #54: Environment-Savvy Living
Dr Zieve talks with Dr Bill Chameides of Duke University about environmental awareness, seeking positive solutions and strategies for health in a hazardous world.

Dr Bill Chameides is Dean and Nicholas Professor of the Environment at Duke University, with more than 30 years in academia as a professor, researcher, teacher and mentor. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, a fellow of the American Geophysical Union, and a recipient of the American Geophysical Unionís MacElwane Award. He has served on numerous national and international committees and task forces, including three years as chief scientist of the Environmental Defense Fund, and in recognition was named a National Associate of the National Academies for "extraordinary service." In November 2008 Bill was appointed vice chair of the Committee on Americaís Climate Choices [http://americasclimatechoices.org/], commissioned by Congress to develop a multi-decadal roadmap for Americaís response to climate change. Read more at thegreengrok.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #53: Humanizing Ourselves
Dr Zieve talks with author and healer Dr Carl Hammerschlag about the mind-body connection and a deeper approach to health care.

Carl A. Hammerschlag MD is a master storyteller and internationally recognized author, physician, speaker and healer. A Yale-trained psychiatrist; he has spent more than twenty years working with Native Americans. He is an expert on how to survive in rapidly changing cultures. Now one of the worlds leading proponents of Psychoneuroimmunology (mind-body-spirit medicine), he is a faculty member at the University of Arizona Medical School. He is a faculty member at the Univ. of Arizona Medical School, and founder of the Turtle Island Project, a non-profit, multidisciplinary organization whose programs integrate the principles of mind/body/spirit medicine with Native American rituals and ceremonies. Read more at www.healingdoc.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #52: Brain Integration

Dr Zieve discusses problems related to attention, including attention deficit disorders and dyslexia, with Dr. Samati Lynn Keehan of Prescott AZ, focusing on a revolutionary, comprehensive system called Crossinologyís Brain Integration Technique.

Samati Lynn Keehan has a Ph.D. in Psychology and has taken over 100 clients through the BIT process. Her teacher, Susan McCrossin AP, along with a team of inventive scientists from around the world, developed the system in 1988. Read more at prescottbi.com and crossinology.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #51: Toxic Beauty
Dr Zieve talks with Dr Samuel Epstein of the Illinois School of Public Health about the unknown risks associated with cosmeceuticals and about his latest book, "Toxic Beauty."

Samuel S. Epstein, M.D. is an internationally recognized authority on avoidable causes of cancer, particularly unknowing exposures to industrial carcinogens in air, water, the workplace, and consumer products--food, cosmetics and toiletries, and household products including pesticides--besides carcinogenic prescription drugs. He is professor emeritus of Environmental and Occupational Medicine at the University of Illinois School of Public Health, and Chairman of the Cancer Prevention Coalition. He has published some 260 peer reviewed articles, and authored or co-authored 11 books including: the prize-winning 1978 The Politics of Cancer; the 1995 Safe Shopper's Bible; the 1998 Breast Cancer Prevention Program; the 1998 The Politics of Cancer, Revisited; the 2001 GOT (Genetically Engineered) MILK! The Monsanto rBGH/BST Milk Wars Handbook; the 2001 Unreasonable Risk. How to Avoid Cancer from Cosmetics and Personal Care Products: The Neways Story; the 2005 Cancer-Gate: How to Win the Losing Cancer War; the 2006 What's In Your Milk?; and the 2009 Toxic Beauty (with Randall Fitzgerald). Read more at preventcancer.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #50: Walking Barefoot on the Earth
Dr James Oschman talks with Dr Zieve about energy medicine, the physics of energy work and how free radicals work in the body.

James L. Oschman, Ph.D., President of Natureís Own Research Association has been studying the body and the scientific basis for complementary and alternative medicines since 1965, and publishing regularly on the science and experience of a variety of bodywork, energetic, and movement therapies. More recently he is also involved as a consultant in the design of medical devices, relying on his experience in biophysics and complementary medicine. Read more at energyresearch.us.

 

Healthy Medicine #49: Leading from the Future
Dr. Zieve talks with Dr. Otto Scharmer of MIT about addressing crises by leading from the future, the importance of listening and how to listen, and the practical utility of opening up to possibility and connecting with out deeper selves.

Dr. C. Otto Scharmer is a Senior Lecturer at MIT, the founding chair of the Presencing Institute, and a founding member of the MIT Green Hub. Scharmer has consulted with global companies, international institutions, and governments in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. He has co-designed and delivered award-winning business leadership programs for client firms including Daimler, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Fujitsu, and Google. He also facilitates cross-sector programs for leaders in business, government, and civil society that focus on building peopleís collective capacity to achieve profound innovation and change.

Scharmer holds a Ph.D. in economics and management from Witten-Herdecke University in Germany. He introduced the theoretical framework and practice called ìpresencing? in his book Theory U: Leading from the Future as It Emerges (2007), and in Presence: An Exploration of Profound Change in People, Organizations, and Society (2005), co-authored with Peter Senge, Joseph Jaworski, and Betty Sue Flowers. With his colleagues, Scharmer has used presencing to facilitate profound innovation and change processes both within companies and across societal systems. More information about Scharmer and his work can be found at: www.presencing.com and ottoscharmer.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #48: Children's Issues
Dr. Zieve talks with pediatric specialist Dr. Amy Derksen about the special needs of children in a discussion ranging from antibiotics to autism.

Amy Derksen ND is an expert in autonomic testing and autism practicing in Bellevue, WA.

 

Healthy Medicine #47: Integrative Oncology
Dr. Zieve discusses new directions in cancer care with Dr. Donald Abrams, Director of Integrative Oncology Research at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine.

Donald Abrams MD is the current Vice-President of the Society for Integrative Oncology, Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California San Francisco, Chief of Hematology/Oncology at San Francisco General Hospital and Director of Integrative Oncology Research at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. He is a member of the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center Executive Committee and co-chairs the Center's developing program in Symptom Management, Palliative Care and Survivorship. He co-edited the textbook Integrative Oncology with Dr. Andrew Weil, published by Oxford University Press. Read more at http://www.osher.ucsf.edu/bios/abrams.html.

 

Healthy Medicine #46: Living Lighter with Swami Beyondananda
Dr. Zieve talks with Steve Baehrman, aka cosmic comedian Swami Beyondananda, about how a lighter perspective can help us be healthier both in our selves and our society.

Steve Bhaerman is an internationally known author, humorist, and workshop leader. For many years he has written and performed as Swami Beyondananda, the ìCosmic Comic.î Swamiís comedy has been called ìirreverently upliftingî and has been described both as ìcomedy disguised as wisdomî and ìwisdom disguised as comedy.î As the Swami, Steve is the author of four books: Driving Your Own Karma, When You See a Sacred Cow, Milk It For All Itís Worth, Duck Soup for the Soul, and his latest, Swami for Precedent: A 7-Step Plan to Heal the Body Politic and Cure Electile Dysfunction. Along with his comedy performances, Swamiís nationally syndicated spoof advice column Ask the Swami have found a wide and appreciative audience. Most recently he collaborated with biologist Dr. Bruce Lipton to write Spontaneous Evolution, Our Positive Future and a Way to Get There From Here. Read more at www.wakeuplaughing.com.

 

Healthy Medicine #45: Integrative Dentistry
Dr. Dino Paulos joins Dr. Zieve to discuss dental health with an integrative perspective and how subtle dental problems can affect overall health.

Dino Paulos BS DMD practices in Victoria BC, specializing in biological and occlusive dentisry and pain management.

 

Healthy Medicine #44: A New Look at Heart Disease
Nationally known integrative physician assistant David Overton talks with Dr. Zieve about America's epidemic of cardiovascular disease, which cuts across all age groups, and how cholesterol can be an indicator of more subtle problems.

David Overton PA-C has more than 20 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant, licensed and Board Certified by the state of Washington, and works at the Natural Medicine & Family Practice in Olympia, WA, near Seattle. Read more at natmeds.net.

 

Healthy Medicine #43: Food and Health
Dr. Zieve talks with dietician and nutritionist Ana Maria Quispe of the
Organic Consumers Association and Via Organica
about strategies for economical organic eating, healthy aging, food value and organic farming.

Ana Maria Quispe is the staff nutritionist for Via Organica, a group affiliated with the Organic Farmers Association to teach Mexican farmers about organic agriculture. Read more at organicconsumers.org.

 

Healthy Medicine #42: Modern Homeopathy
Dr. Zieve talks with Dr. Todd Rowe, president and a founder of the American Medical College of Homeopathy, about training homeopathic doctors and how modern medicine is integrating homeopathy for a more comprehensive view of human health.

Healthy Medicine #41: Taking Charge
Dr. Zieve discusses ways of thinking outside the box and taking responsibility for our own health.

Healthy Medicine #40: The Stress Response
Dr. Zieve talks with international consultant and nutritionist Larry Wilson MD about understanding and rebalancing the stress response using hair analysis and other techniques.
Larry Wilson MD, FICB is founder of The Center for Development in Prescott Arizona. Read more at www.drlwilson.com

Healthy Medicine #39: Qigong
Dr. Zieve explores the effects of Qigong, an ancient Chinese meditative technique, with advanced Chi-lel Qigong instructor Daisy Lucas.

Daisy Lucas is an advanced Chi-lel Qigong instructor and author of At the Same Time, a memoir of her journey as a modern-day medicine woman, traveling globally, learning lessons for discovering the self emotionally, physically, mentally and spiritually, and becoming a vital and active spoke in the wheel of humanity (2008).

Healthy Medicine #38: The Profit Motive and Health
How does the profitmaking model affect our bodies and lives? Dr. Zieve discusses new thinking about food, economics and the profit motive.

Healthy Medicine #37: Collaborative Oncology
Dr. Zieve discusses collaborative oncology, the science of dealing sensibly and naturally with cancer, with integrative cancer specialist Dr. Dwight McKee.

Dwight McKee MD, is a nationally recognized integrative cancer specialist and consultant who has practiced medical oncology at the San Diego Cancer Center and is a consultant to the San Diego Cancer Research Institute, bringing a comprehensive perspective to the practice of Oncology and Hematology in the forefront of the application of integrative medicine to the field of cancer care. Read more at: www.dwightmckee.com

Healthy Medicine #36: Radiation Hormesis
Dr. Zieve talks with Jay Gutierrez about the use of natural, low-dose earth radiation in healing.

Jay Gutierrez is a nationally recognized expert in radiation hormesis, the use of natural, low-dose earth radiation in healing. Read more at: radiationhormesis.com

Healthy Medicine #35: Indoor Environments
Dr. Zieve talks with Vicki Warren, executive director of the Institute for Bau-Biologie and Ecology, about healthy homes and workplaces.

Vicki Warren is executive director and consultant on indoor environmental issues at the nonprofit Institute for Bau-Biologie and Ecology (IBE), an educational institution that integrates technical knowledge, biological understanding and ecological sensitivity to help build healthy homes and workplaces. Read more at buildingbiology.net.

Healthy Medicine #34: Integrating the Integrative Approach
Dr. Brian M. Berman of the University of Maryland School of Medicine talks with Dr. Zieve about how conventional medicine is adopting the integrative approach.

Dr. Brian Berman is Professor of Family Medicine and the founder and Director of the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine, the first center for research, education and clinical care in complementary and integrative medicine based in a US academic health center. Read more at: www.compmed.umm.edu

Healthy Medicine #33: Health-Care Reform
D r. Zieve has a lively discussion with radio host and investigative reporter Stephen Lendman about health-care reform.

Stephen Lendman is an investigative reporter, regular contributor to the Centre for Research on Globalization, and radio host in Chicago. Visit his blog

Healthy Medicine #32: Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt
Dr. Zieve explores the five levels of life and how we integrate them for health with internationally respected teacher Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt.

Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, founder of the Klighardt Academy of Neurobiology in Boulder, Colorado, is an internationally respected teacher and practitioner well known for his work on Lyme disease and mercury toxicity, winner of the Physician of the Year award from the Global Foundation of Integrative Medicine in May 2007, and author of many standard texts and protocols. Visit: www.klinghardtneurobiology.com

Healthy Medicine #31: Weight Management
Dr. Zieve discusses weight management with Dr. Donnie Yance, Director of the Centre for Natural Healing in Ashland, OR.

Dr Donnie Yance is an internationally respected herbalist and nutritionist, Director of the Centre for Natural Healing in Ashland, OR, and developer of the Eclectic Triphasic Medical System (ETMS), an integrative approach to supporting effective wholistic healthcare, especially for those affected by cancer, heart disease, and other chronic health conditions. Visit: www.mederifoundation.org

Healthy Medicine #30: Family Systems Therapy
Dr Zieve talks with Mark Wolynn, director of The Hellinger Institute in Western PA and co-director of The Hellinger Learning Center in NYC, about how events in your family's past can cause health problems today.

Mark Wolynn is a family systems therapist, a medical hypnotherapist, a regression therapist, a mediator, a meditation instructor, and certified in several bodywork disciplines. His approach to healing is multidimensional, unique and deep. Visit: www.hellingerpa.com

Healthy Medicine #29: The Health-Care Crisis
Dr. Zieve talks with Dr. Steven Ross, Director of the World Research Foundation, our health care crisis and what you can do.

Steven Ross PhD is an internationally recognized researcher and lecturer on health-care issues, co-founder and Director of the World Research Foundation in Sedona AZ and author of "And Nothing Happened ...," a wide-ranging book on ways of healing without pharmaceuticals. Read more at wrf.org.

Healthy Medicine #28: Colon Health
Dr. Zieve talks with colon health specialist and international teacher Dr. Victoria Bowmann, author of "You Gotta Have Guts." Visit: myrealhealth.com

Healthy Medicine #27: Total Biology
Gilbert Renaud, a consultant and practitioner with over two decades of experience in holistic health, is an international teacher of "Total Biology," an effective approach to healing by exploring the psychological connections of physical disease. Visit: www.totalbiology.ca

Healthy Medicine #26: Dementia Care
Yvonne Napolitano of the Margaret T. Morris Center in Prescott AZ and Boyd Haylee, Proffessor Emeritus in Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Kentucky discuss Alzheimer's care and causes.

Healthy Medicine #25: Neural Therapy
Dr Zieve talks with Jeff Harris ND of Bester University about neural therapy, its mechanisms and effects on the human electrical system. Dr. Harris has a busy naturopathic practice in Seattle. His website is www.jeffharrisnd.com

Healthy Medicine #24: Lyme Disease
Steven Harrod Buhner, author of "Healing Lyme," is a master herbalist and psychotherapist in Silver City NM. His webite is www.gaianstudies.org

Healthy Medicine #23: Single-Payer II
Dr. David Himmelstein, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard School of Medicine, discusses single-payer health care and how it could work in the US.

Healthy Medicine #22: Single-Payer I
Dr Zieve discusses health-care policy and the single-payer idea with Stephen Lendman, a regular contributor to the Centre for Research on Globalization and radio host in Chicago.Visit his blog

Healthy Medicine #21: Sedating America's Children
Andrew Weiss, author of "The Wholesale Sedation of America's Children," earned a PhD in school-clinical psychology from Hofstra University, served on the faculty of Iona College, and has been a senior school administrator in Chappaqua, New York.

Healthy Medicine #20
Robert Resendes is Director of Yavapai County Community Health Services

Healthy Medicine #19
Nicholas Meyer, D.D.S, of Millenium Dental in Scottsdale, Az, is Co-founder of the Arizona Holistic Dental Association, President of the International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine, and Member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology.

Healthy Medicine #18
Alice Nixon is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice for over 20 years in Chicago.
Her modalities include EMDR, EFT, Sound Therapy, Vestibular Stimulation, Neurosensory Development, Strobic Colored Light Therapy and more.
Tony Cocilovo is a national speaker in color therapy and developer of the Photon Stimulator. He is an iridologist trained in Europe, and has been involved in color and light therapy for over 25 years. www.photonstimulator.com. Tony lives in Prescott, Az

Healthy Medicine #17
Jill Stansbury, N.D. Dr. Stansbury is chair of the Department of Botanical Medicine and Professor of Botanical Medicine at The National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon. She is author of the book Herbs for Healing

Healthy Medicine #16
Charles Eisenstein is the author of Ascent of Humanity. He speaks throughout the world at conferences addressing the future we need to create, and is a regular contributor to Reality Sandwhich. Web site: www.ascentofhumanity.com.

Healthy Medicine #15
Professor Boyd Haley, PhD, is Chair of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky. He is a recognized worldwide speaker and published researcher on the effects of thimerosal mercury and vaccines in autism and chronic neurological illnesses.

Healthy Medicine #14
Don Yance on Integrative Cancer Care
Practicing Clinical Herbologist and Certified Nutritionist
Director, the Centre for Natural Healing, Ashland, Oregon. Donnie teaches and works with progressive oncologists nationwide.
For more info, visit: www.centrehealing.com

Healthy Medicine #13
Amy Worthington is a writer, researcher, and activist, who has published some of most thorough research into the harmful effects of electromagnetic fields, including The Radiation Poisoning of America and Generation X-d Out. She lives and works in northern Idaho

Healthy Medicine #12
Amy Worthington is a writer, researcher, and activist, who has published some of most thorough research into the harmful effects of electromagnetic fields, including The Radiation Poisoning of America and Generation X-d Out. She lives and works in northern Idaho

Healthy Medicine #11
Paul Glover is the founder of Ithaca HOURS local currency, the Ithaca Health Alliance, author of several books, with over 35 years of community organizing on behalf of grassroots economic development. He is currently director of Philahealthia, a health care co-op. Learn more at his website, www.paulglover.org

 

Healthy Medicine #10
David Jernigan, D.C., is the author of the very important book, Beating Lyme Disease. He is the founder and director of the Hansa Center for Optimal Health in Witchita, Kansas.
He also the developer of the diagnostic and treatment technique Bio-Resonance Scanning

Healthy Medicine #9
David Jernigan, D.C., is the author of the very important book, Beating Lyme Disease. He is the founder and director of the Hansa Center for Optimal Health in Witchita, Kansas.
He also the developer of the diagnostic and treatment technique Bio-Resonance Scanning

Healthy Medicine #8
Karl Maret, M.D. is a practicing physician in Santa Cruz, California. He is a leading international spokesperson in energy medicine, and President of the Dove Health Alliance

Healthy Medicine #7
Mark Blumenthal onThe State of Herbs in Healthcare today
Founder and Director, The American Botanical Council, Austin Texas
Editor and Publisher, HerbalGram Magazine
Learn more at: http://content.herbalgram.org/iherb/herbalgram/
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Healthy Medicine #6
Dick Thom, D.O on Naturopathic Medicine and Health Care Reform, and Dentistry
Professor, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland, Oregon
Bamboo Clinic, Portland, Oregon
Learn more at: www.naturalchoicesclinic.com/drthom.html
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Healthy Medicine #5
Joseph Mercola, D.O on Vitamin D, Mammograms, and Health Care Reform
Founder and Director of the #1 visited alternative medicine website in the United States
NY Times Best -selling author: The No Grain Diet
Learn more at: www.mercola.com
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Healthy Medicine #4
Mark Schauss: Detoxification and Laboratory Testing
Internationally acclaimed expert in integrative medicine laboratory testing
Author of "Achieving Victory in a Toxic World"
Visit: www.toxicworldbook.com
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Healthy Medicine #3
W. Lee Cowden, M.D. on Integrative Cardiology
Internationally recognized speaker and author in Alternative and Energy Medicine
Board Certified Cardiologist
Learn more here: http://www.nuchoiceint.com/about/cowden.shtml
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Healthy Medicine #2
Don Yance on Integrative Cancer Care
Practicing Clinical Herbologist and Certified Nutritionist
Director, the Centre for Natural Healing, Ashland, Oregon. Donnie teaches and works with progressive oncologists nationwide.
For more info, visit: www.centrehealing.com
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Healthy Medicine #1
Patch Adams, M.D. on Health Care Reform
International speaker, activist, and author in health care reform
Humor in Medicine, Patch's work was the subject of movie "Patch Adams," with Robin Williams
For more info, visit:
Gesundheit Institute: a new model for health care
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