Podcasts

Integrative Medicine Research Series, Episode 4

by Natural Medicine Journal
08-05-2015 
Lorenzo Cohen's research at MD Anderson Cancer Center focuses on mind-body medicine with an emphasis on reducing risk of cancer and helping to prevent recurrence. In this interview, he discusses his current research, as well as challenges and future aspirations associated with integrated medicine specific to oncology.

Understanding the Business of Medicine

by Natural Medicine Journal
07-01-2015 
Healthcare professionals focus so much of their attention on being the best they can be, but sometimes that just isn’t enough to create a thriving medical practice. In this interview with 3 experts, listeners will learn about enhancing patient retention and optimizing clinic operations.

Integrative Medicine Research Series, Episode 3

by Natural Medicine Journal
06-23-2015 
In this interview, Dugald Seely, ND, founder and executive director of the Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre, describes the research projects presently underway at the center. He also describes the pragmatic research design that is presently helping to advance the field of integrative research and he discusses the future of integrative cancer research.

Integrative Medicine Research Series, Episode 2

by Natural Medicine Journal
05-21-2015 
Since its inception in 2002, the Helfgott Research Institute at National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, has been studying natural medicine the way it is practiced—using a whole-system, whole-person approach. Heather Zwickey, PhD, the institute's director, explains some of the challenges associated with that approach and also discusses exciting new areas of opportunity that exist for integrative medicine researchers.

Integrative Medicine Research Series, Episode 1

by Natural Medicine Journal
04-29-2015 
Jeffrey Dusek, PhD, director of research at Penny George Institute for Integrative Health, shares his insights about the innovations and challenges he sees in integrative medical research.

Taking Food Sensitivity Testing to the Next Level

by Natural Medicine Journal
04-01-2015 
In the first of 2 interviews, Dawna L. Jones, MD, FACOG, describes how she tests for food sensitivity in her clinical practice. She also discusses prevalence, symptomatology, and gives some advice on how to effectively diagnose food sensitivity issues. In the second interview, James White, chief executive officer of KBMO Diagnostics, describes how the FIT Test is different from other food sensitivity tests.

Taking Food Sensitivity Testing to the Next Level, Interview 1

by Natural Medicine Journal
04-01-2015 
Dawna L. Jones, MD, FACOG, describes how she tests for food sensitivity in her clinical practice. She also discusses prevalence, symptomatology, and gives some advice on how to effectively diagnose food sensitivity issues.

Taking Food Sensitivity Testing to the Next Level, Interview 2

by Natural Medicine Journal
04-01-2015 
James White, chief executive officer of KBMO Diagnostics, Duxbury, Massachusetts, describes how the FIT Test is different from other food sensitivity tests.

Integrative Cardiology in Practice

by Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO
03-04-2015 
In this interview, integrative cardiology expert Mark C. Houston, MD, offers insight into treating patients with hypertension, obesity, and coronary disease via the Mediterranean diet, supplementation, and holistic therapies.

Magnesium and Cardiovascular Disease

by Dennis Goodman, MD, FACC
02-25-2015 
In this video, Dennis Goodman, MD, FACC, discusses the importance of magnesium in treating patients with cardiovascular disease.

Research Update on the Antitumor Effects of Fermented Wheat Germ Extract

by Natural Medicine Journal
02-09-2015 
Respected naturopathic oncologist Michael Traub, ND, FABNO, provides an updated overview of fermented wheat germ extract. In addition to discussing specific research studies, Traub explains contraindications, dosage, and some of the pros and cons of this unique natural substance.

A Conversation With Daniel K. Church, PhD

by Karolyn A. Gazella
02-04-2015 
Daniel Church, PhD, has been president of Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington, since 2005. As he prepares for retirement at the end of this school year, he takes a candid look back and a thoughtful look forward as he comments about his tenure as president and the future of naturopathic medicine.

Annual Updates in Environmental Medicine

by Natural Medicine Journal
12-03-2014 
In this audio interview, Walter Crinnion, ND, discusses the SpiritMed Conference coming up in January 2015 and describes the connection between the environment and stem cells.

A Closer Look at the Nutritive Value of Hemp Hearts With Ashley Koff, RD

by Natural Medicine Journal
11-18-2014 
In this interview, registered dietician Ashley Koff, RD, compares and contrasts hemp hearts to other plant sources of protein and essential fatty acids. She also describes the therapeutic potential of hemp hearts and explains why they may be the preferred recommendation for many patients.

Exploring the Link Between Inflammation, Heart Disease, and Depression With Cardiology Expert, Decker Weiss, NMD, FASA

by Natural Medicine Journal
10-01-2014 
Decker Weiss, NMD, FASA, is recognized as a leading expert in the area of naturopathic cardiology. In this interview, he describes how inflammation can negatively affect not only cardiovascular health, but neurological health as well. He provides some foundational advice regarding lab tests and dietary supplements that he uses in his clinical practice.

Connecting Endocrinology and Naturopathic Medicine

by Jaclyn Chasse, ND
08-27-2014 
In this interview with Alan Christianson, ND, president of the Endocrine Association of Naturopathic Physicians, we discuss the organization’s locus as a collaborative forum for practitioners meeting the challenges of treating endocrine disorders with naturopathic medicine.

Managing Triple-negative Breast Cancer: An Interview With Adam Kerievsky, ND, LAc, FABNO

by Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO
08-13-2014 
In this interview with naturopathic oncology specialist Adam Kerievsky, ND, LAc, FABNO, we discuss the risk factors for triple-negative breast cancer, the treatment challenges it poses for practitioners, and complementary therapies that may benefit patients battling this cancer.

Expert Guidance on Restoring Patient Health

by Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO
08-06-2014 
Michael Friedman, ND, founder and executive director of the Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine (AARM), talks to Natural Medicine Journal about the history of this collaborative organization, its publication the Journal of Restorative Medicine, and its conference coming up in October 2014.

Treat the Patient, Not the Lab Test

by Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO
07-31-2014 
In this interview, Michael Friedman, ND, founder and executive director of the Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine discusses the challenges of treating patients with thyroid and adrenal dysfunction and why he believes a collaborative response provides patients with the best care.

Supporting the Pancreatic Cancer Patient: An Interview With Lucas A. Tims, ND, FABNO

by Natural Medicine Journal
07-01-2014 
In this interview, Lucas A. Tims, ND, FABNO, discusses how integrative medicine practitioners can improve the quality of life for patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.