Tuesday, December 21, 2010

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.