Wednesday, January 18, 2012

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

Healthy Medicine #122: Cannabis in Medical Practice

Dr Zieve discusses the medical use of cannabis with oncologist Dr Donald Abrams, author with Dr 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

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

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

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

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

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-addiction 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