05-06-2020 On this episode immunologist and integrative health expert Heather Zwickey, PhD, tackles tough questions about antibody testing concerns, why more men die than women, and what the risk is regarding animal transmission.
05-01-2020 Caring for a patient who is critically ill and dying poses communication challenges for everyone involved—patient, practitioners, and loved ones. How we communicate during this profound time in a person’s life can significantly impact end-of-life care. In this interview, health communications expert and researcher Carey Candrian, PhD, talks about the power of language and explains why it’s time to evaluate equity in hospice and palliative care.
04-14-2020 This update features information about recovery from Covid-19, antibody testing, how long the virus lives on surfaces, healthcare disparity that increases risk of death, and new information about air pollution and Covid-19.
04-06-2020 This podcast addresses new information regarding the loss of smell and taste as symptoms, as well as airborne spread of the virus. In addition to being editor-in-chief of the Natural Medicine Journal, Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO, has been seeing patients since earning her doctorate from the National University of Natural Medicine in 2000.
04-01-2020 According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, about 10 million Americans have osteoporosis and another 44 million have low bone density which places them at risk of developing osteoporosis. In this interview, bone health expert John Neustadt, ND, explains why a bone density scan is not the most clinically important endpoint and how to identify fracture risk in clinical practice.
04-01-2020 In this interview Heather Zwickey, PhD, provides an important update about Covid-19 for healthcare professionals. She discusses the concerning fact that people can be asymptomatic for a longer period of time than previously expected and that the viral shedding may take longer as well.
03-17-2020 There has been some misinformation circulating regarding Covid-19 and natural medicine. On this episode, critical questions regarding Covid-19 are answered by immunologist and integrative health expert Heather Zwickey, PhD.
03-04-2020 Compelling research now shows that brain activity in the frontal cortex is a key cause of insomnia and sleeplessness. In addition, research demonstrates that temperature can play a role in calming the frontal cortex to alleviate insomnia. In this interview, listeners will learn about a new medical device that helps treat insomnia by cooling the frontal cortex.
02-26-2020 The research regarding intermittent fasting has grown significantly over the past five years. Why is that? In this interview, integrative medical expert Ronald Hoffman, MD, describes the health benefits and provides advice about why and how to talk to patients about this way of eating.
02-19-2020 Immunologist and researcher Heather Zwickey, PhD, discusses the present coronavirus and how infectious diseases take hold. She also talks about how patients can reduce risk of coronavirus, as well as cold and flu.
02-12-2020 In this interview, kidney health expert Matthew Hand, DO, describes how an integrative approach can help improve outcomes and quality of life for patients with kidney disease and those who are at high risk.
02-05-2020 Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) is a hot topic in antiaging medicine. In this interview, Christopher Shade, PhD, describes the key pathways that NAD uses to exert its health-promoting and antiaging functions in the body.
01-22-2020 Kurt Beil, ND, LAc, MPH, specializes in the use of natural environments and urban green space as a key bridge to healing. In this podcast, he discusses how he utilizes the healing power of nature with his patients.
01-15-2020 In this interview, Anne McTiernan, MD, PhD, discusses the ongoing program with the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) that analyzes research associated with diet and lifestyle efforts to reduce cancer risk. Known as the Continuous Update Project (CUP), findings from this effort are used to form AICR's expert cancer prevention recommendations.
01-08-2020 Innovation is vital to the development and execution of new practices, techniques, and tools in healthcare. But with that innovation, ethical issues can arise. In this interview, seasoned healthcare expert and educator Howard Gershon describes some of the key concerns associated with innovation and medicine.
01-02-2020 In the United States cases of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continue to rise. In this podcast, pediatric expert Matthew Hand, DO, describes why an integrative approach makes sense. Hand, who is the section chief for pediatric nephrology at Children's Hospital at Dartmouth, discusses his focus on diet, lifestyle, and dietary supplements to treat these 2 conditions.
12-18-2019 In this interview, integrative optometrist Elise Brisco, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, CCH, discusses how vision can be impacted following a brain injury or brain surgery.
12-10-2019 In this interview, Esther M. Sternberg, MD, provides an overview of the research initiatives taking place at the University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine. She describes the center's 2-pronged approach to the use of wearable devices to track biomarkers in sweat and monitor the impact of built environments.
12-04-2019 In this interview, Robert MacCuspie, PhD, discusses the safety and efficacy of bioactive silver hydrosol, a special form of colloidal silver. MacCuspie also describes the various clinical applications, dosages, and how to best use this product in clinical practice.
11-21-2019 In early 2019 the Association of American Medical Colleges released its findings from the fifth annual study on physician supply and demand. They predict a shortage of nearly 122,000 physicians by 2032 with more than half coming from primary care. In this interview, Michelle Simon, PhD, ND, president and CEO of the Institute for Natural Medicine, discusses a potential solution that is gaining traction.