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Obama Backtracks on Smog Prevention

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
Despite Obama's promise to clean up our air, he has backtracked on legislation supporting lowering the levels of smog in our air. He has bowed to power plants and factories such as Dow Chemical by stating that it would cost thousands of jobs and $90 billion dollars in the bottom line for these polluting corporations. The cost is our health. There will be...

Obama Pulls Plug on Long Term Home Health Care

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
The obama administration pulled the plug on long term home health care, which was part of the Affordable Health Care Act. The program was deemed to be unaffordable because it would increase health care costs. The Affordable Health Care Act is slowly disintegrating and the Republicans and corporate America are loving it. It is hard to believe that before the...

Obama's Health Care Summit Feb.25, 2010

submitted by: admin on 04/28/2017
The purpose and agenda for this historic debate is reviewed and discussed. President Obama's effort to win bipartisan support in an open meeting on C-Span is presented.

Obama's Selection for HHS

submitted by: admin on 04/28/2017
Whoever heads up HHS should be an experienced MD who knows about health care. Lifestyle needs to be promoted, not more disease care. Promoting wellness is critical to cut costs and turn to wellnes and prevention. There are no qualified candidates that are being considered.

Obama/McCain Health Care Positions, Jan-2009

submitted by: admin on 04/28/2017
McCain is supporting big business and Obama is supporting health care for everyone through a single payer system. Today's system is not economically sustainable and is not preventive or based on self-care.

Obamacare and New Legislation Are Based on the Wrong Diagnosis

submitted by: admin on 04/28/2017
"A Return to Healing" Blog:  Thu, 10/08/2009 - 12:41 — BBelitsos Not too surprisingly, the Senate Finance Committee’s pro-corporate health-care reform bill received a financial thumbs up this week (on October 7) from the Congressional Budget Office. The committee's unambitious proposal insures another 29 million Americans—while leaving...

Obamacare and the Future of Health Care in America

submitted by: admin on 10/15/2013
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a step in the right direction by providing healthcare for the poor, but it is a far cry from the Universal Healthcare that was supposed to be part of The Change We Need. It will benefit the very poor by making it easier to qualify for Medicaid (MediCal in California) because it is now possible to qualify...

Obesity and Cognitive Function in Teens

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
  A study by NYU Med School researchers and published in the August 2012 issue of Pediatrics showed that the metabolic syndrome in adolescents is associated with cognitive and brain impairments. These students had lower scores in math, reading, spelling, attention span, and mental flexibility. The impairments were generally more severe than in adults...

Obesity Genes Influence Food Choices

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
An article published in the May of 2012 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that people with variation in certain obesity genes tend to eat more meals and snacks, consume more calories, and often choose high fat, sugary foods. It may be possible to minimize this genetic risk by changing one's eating patterns through conscious eating.              

Obesity: Can it Be Caused by Viral Infections?

submitted by: admin on 04/28/2017
A common viruses stimulate stem cells to turn into fat cells! This causes obesity in animal studies. Now Big Pharma is looking at vaccines; don’t hold your breath! The workup for obesity is getting even more complex.

Obesity: The Many Causes

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
There are many causes for obesity and there's now an epidemic. The causes include hormone imbalances, emotional issues, lack of exercise, stress, insomnia, supersizing foods and microbe imbalances in the GI tract.          

Obesity: What is the Cause? With Julie Motz

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
  Why do we eat when we're not hungry? Our earliest frustration was not being fed when hungry. It is a life and death issue for an infant. This old memory persists and when we're threatened food is still the solution.

Occupy Wall Street Requires Both Revolution and Evolution

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
Occupy Wall Street is growing and global. The poor and middle classes are beyond outrage and are creating a revolution. The major issues are how do we take back democracy and how do we share the wealth of the land. The 1% is not happy with what they have and it is not enough that we no longer have a voice, that unemployment is devastatingly serious, that we have...

Occupy Wall Street: Effects on Health Care

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
Occupy Wall Street is now a global movement to stop the greed of corporate America that is oppressing 99% of the middle class and poor. The effects of this greed on health care are reviewed as Dr. Len points out that even though there are 30 million more Americans who'll quality for Medicaid, that the quality and extent of services are being soundly compromised....

October 19, 2012 Prescriptions for Health Show: C-Diff

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October 19, 2012 Prescriptions for Health Show: Can You Kiss Cancer Away?

submitted by: admin on 04/28/2017
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October 19, 2012 Prescriptions for Health Show: Does Taking a Nap Make You Lazy?

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October 19, 2012 Prescriptions for Health Show: What Can be Done for Ringing in Your Ears?

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October 19, 2012 Prescriptions for Health Show: Why Americans are not Filling their Prescriptions

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Ofer Erez

submitted by: admin on 04/28/2017
Ofer Erez Movement Specialist, SugiTouch™, Sugi Fitness™ Background Ofer Erez has dedicated his life to learning about and teaching health, fitness and movement in the wisest, safest, most natural, and most useful ways possible. Throughout the last two decades, Ofer has taught hundreds of students the Sugi techniques for better workouts...