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A Dysfunctional Side of Medicine

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Over the past decade there has been a 10 fold increase of the number of retractions and only a 44% increase in journal articles. Some retractions are from errors but many are from misconduct. At the heart of the problem is an economic incentive that fuels a hypercompetitive environment that fosters misconduct, sensationalism, and attempting to publish in high...

A Fervent Call for Sustainable Health Care

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
         " A Return to Healing" Blog:  Fri, 03/12/2010 - 22:23 — BBelitsos A great disappointment has descended upon the majority of Americans. Both the left and the right feel let down by the federal government’s strangely inadequate package of health care reforms that is about to be...

A Practical Clinical Guide to Understanding Dysbiosis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
This is an extensive review of how the ecosystem of the intestinal tract and affects its function and how it relates to immunity and permeability of the intestinal tract lining. It provides a scientific basis for natural and safe treatment of IBS and other bowel conditions using nutritional supplements such as probiotics, l-glutamine, quercetin, and UltraClear...

A Return To Healing Chapter 3: How Scientific is Scientific Medicine?

submitted by: admin on 03/27/2015
    Proclaiming to be scientific and being scientific are two different things. Medical research and practice have about 15% solid science. The model of practice is narrowly focused on pharmacology and technology that treats symptoms, not the cause of illness. We are at war with nature and fail to address the natural healing capacity of the...

A Return To Healing Chapter 6: Wellness, Prevention, and Healing: A New Direction for Medicine

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Shifting the model of health care from "disease" care to "health" care is necessary if we're going to enjoy good health. Preserving our level of wellness and detecting disease early are critical. Wellness includes body, mind, emotion, and spirit and an understanding of curing and healing. We need a new model: Health Medicine.         A...

A Return To Healing Chapter 7: The Birth of the Health Medicine Movement

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Awakening to the limitations of conventional medical practice led to a search for a new and better way to provide health care. The Health Medicine Forum was born and a new paradigm based on integrative, holistic, person-centered, preventive health care was developed. Vicki and I tell the story.         A Return to Healing:...

Alternative Medicine

submitted by: admin on 05/12/2015
Naturopaths were licensed and SB1691 passed in 2004 that gave physicians protection against trying CAM therapies so long as they don't dissuade patients from mainstream therapies and that they cause no harm; major steps forward.          

Alternative Medicine Goes Mainstream

submitted by: admin on 05/12/2015
Americans are now demanding complementary and alternative medicine. There has been an ever-growing trend for acupuncture, chiropractic, bodywork, and herbal medicines. Even medical schools are offering courses in CAM.          

Anticancer Foods

submitted by: admin on 05/13/2015
A healthy diet with plenty of fruits and veggies such as cruciferous veggies, spices, pomegranate, cranberry, etc. can help prevent or slow down the spread of cancer once it is there.        

App for Chinese Tongue Analysis is Here

submitted by: admin on 05/13/2015
Internet services are expanding at the speed of light. Now there is an "app" that takes a photo of your tongue and provides an analysis of your health! Your "zheng," or overall physical status, is determined and texted back to you. This provides an opportunity to test for an underlying disease process so you can deal with it. In conventional...

Applied Kinesiology with Marc Weill

submitted by: admin on 05/16/2015
It is difficult for MDs to open their minds to the field of applied kinesiology because they dont understand energy medicine. It works on babies and animals! Much of kinesiology is related to acupuncture and the meridians.          

Awakening to the New Medicine with Byron Belitsos

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Byron interviews Len Saputo about his militaristic medical treatment. 11% of medical students consider suicide. Creating a healing relationship is primary in medical practice. Keeping an open mind about other discipines is critical. The story of my wife's illness led to finding a solution outside of medicine that finally led me to an integrative approach.              

Barriers to New Breakthroughs

submitted by: admin on 03/25/2017
Whenever a new technology is invented, if it is good it will displace the old. This can have profound economic consequences that are abhorent to business-minded corporations. Conflicts of interest with the FDA are discussed.

Beverly Rubik, Ph.D. - Wellness Coach

submitted by: admin on 03/25/2017
    Beverly Rubik was born in Chicago and graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology with a B.S. in chemistry, summa cum laude. She earned her Ph.D. in biophysics from the University of California at Berkeley in l979 and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She conducted postdoctoral research and supervised graduate student research at Lawrence...

Beyond psychotherapy: Amazing applications of mind-body medicine

submitted by: admin on 03/25/2017
Beyond psychotherapy: Amazing applications of mind-body medicine There is an epidemic of anxiety and depression. Today's world is filled with emotional challenge. How many families do you know that aren't dysfunctional? And who do you know that has not spent time with a counselor, psychologist, or psychiatrist at some time in their life? In some circles it is...

Biofeedback as Mind Body Medicine with Eric Peper, PhD

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Biofeedback is a mirror that feeds back what the body is doing. We can use measurement tools to show us what is going on at all levels to provide awareness of what is happening and then learn from the patterns of our body function and then modify the way we respond through the use of imagery and thought. Some of its use is for pain of headaches, hypertension,...

Blending Mainstream and CAM Treatments with Marc Weill

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Mainstream and CAM independently work together, but there's little integration between the two. Generally, patients keep this a secret from the other group. Being a quarterback to guide the inclusion of whatever is needed works better.        

Breast Thermography: for the earliest cancer detection

submitted by: admin on 02/20/2015
  Health Medicine Center Services Breast Thermography — for the earliest cancer detection What You Should Know about Breast Thermography Also see: Breast Screening Preparation Beyond Mammography Breast thermography, or MammoTherms are an FDA-approved technology that provides very useful information that can...

Bringing Transparency to Big Pharmas Research

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  The European "FDA" or European Medicines Agency (EMA) is in the process of opening its drug industry's research to independent researchers  so they can test company claims and expose product deficiencies. This will bring long sought after transparency to Big Pharma's research and claims made on their behalf. Both the FDA and...

CAM is Coming Into the Mainstream

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Complementary, alternative, integrative, and mainstream medicine are defined. The Health Medicine Model is discussed and the difference from disease care and health care are also reviewed. We need CAM if medicine is going to advance.