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A Manifesto for Medical Practice with Wes Rocki

submitted by: admin on 10/19/2019
Today's medicine is fear based and geared to one size fits all. The new medicine is based on self healing, identifying the underlying psychospiritual roots of illness, and looking at the whole person. In his Manifesto for a New Medicine, Dr. Rocki shares his ideas about what needs to change in today's health care to provide health and vitality.              

A Return To Healing Chapter 4: How Well Is America's Health Care System Working?

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Half of all Americans have a chronic disease, we cannot sustain the cost of health care, and the safety of medical practice has been called into question. Profit, not service, has become the metric for success. Corporate America now controls health care.         A Return to Healing: Chapter 5  

A Return To Healing Chapter 5: The Karma of Big Pharma: Questioning the Drug Industry

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Big Pharma ties to Congress, physicians, and medical institutions. The FDA controls the way medicine is practiced. Big Pharma's advertising is a story of perfection in sales success. Direct to consumer ads, bribes to Congress, funding of research and of medical education, and even of the FDA are ways Big Pharma control the way medicine is practiced. It's...

A Return To Healing Chapter 9: The Imperative of Health Care Reform

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
The catastrophe of health care cost is sustained by Big Pharma and the insurance industry. Shifting to wellness and prevention and health care for every American is sensible but challenging because the powerful financial tentacles of big business.. True health care reform requires medical freedom and a model where service becomes the metric for success, not return...

Acid Indigestion and its Treatment

submitted by: admin on 05/07/2015
  Heartburn caused by acid indigestion and hiatal hernias is reviewed. The pros and cons of using antacids and drugs that block acid production are discussed.            

Adverse Medical Events Outside the Hospital

submitted by: admin on 11/24/2019
Most clinical trials assessing adverse medical events (AMEs) have focused on inpatient care. Now there's a study looking at AMEs in private practice and it shows that the numbers are about the same. Most AMEs are from surgeries, diagnostic testing, and treatment errors. Every year there are about 11,000 paid malpractice suits that represent the tip of the...

Americans Are Struggling with Life

submitted by: admin on 11/22/2019
Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki discuss many of the challenges we face in the US that cause stress, anxiety and depression. Life in the fast track with materialistic rather than service oriented values often lead to confusion and frustration regarding what life's purpose is. We have lost our sense of what life is about and generally aimlessly pursue goals that are...

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.        

Autosuggestion and Guided Imagery with Jean Luc Mommaertz, MD

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Autosuggestion is different from guided imagery or hypnosis. It is a form of making choices oneself rather than from the hypnotherapist.          

Ayurveda with Vijaya Stallings, PhD

submitted by: admin on 05/29/2024
The principles of Ayurveda are reviewed and the scope of its practice reviewed. Body types, diet and personality characteristics are explored. Ayurveda is more than a health care discipline, it is a lifestyle practice.

Back Pain: Initial Treatment

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Back pain is very common and there are many styles of practice that can help get rid of it. It pays to consider a wide range of therapies before choosing a treatment, especially if there is a serious disability. Initial treatment can include ice, DMSO, arnica, arnica, acupuncture, massage, Alexander, Feldenkrais, infrared light therapy are all approaches that...

Balancing FDA Power

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
The FDA does not have sufficient funds to police Big Pharma adequately. In fact, a significant amount of FDA funding comes from the drug industry in the form of fast tracked drug programs. Congress is the culprit.          

Body Mind Connections with Ofer Erez

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Body, mind, emotion, and spirit are perspectives of the whole person. Yet it is possible to separate the functions of each of these perspectives and look at a cooperation between the various "parts." Overriding certain actions is a choice that can stop certain processes from happening that can be valuable for us. There are differences between...

Can the Government Keep a Close Watch on Insurance?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
During the early post-health care reform era, HHS claimed to be keeping a close watch on insurance companies to make sure they comply with their new regulations. There is great reason to doubt that this will be so easy in view of how insurance companies had such a powerful influence in protecting their interests.    

Can You Trust Medical Journal Articles?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Medical journals are not as scientific as you'd hope. Profit confounds service and journals are a business. Conflicts of interest result in publication of low quality articles for economic or political reasons.      

Cancer Breakthrough? Liver Nutrient Selectively Kills Cancer Cells

submitted by: admin on 06/24/2016
  Lithocholic acid (LCA) is a liver bile acid that has the ability to selectively kill cancer cells while not affecting normal cells. It works by causing cancer cell mitochondria to self-destruct. LCA also activates the vitamin D receptor site. It prevents whole tumor growth and slows down the development of metastases. In tests it has been shown to...

Caring for the Dying

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Dealing with death and dying is a very important issue. For some this is an overwhelming problem and for others it can be a time to make peace with what is happening. We need to come to terms with our situation and make important decisions about how we're going to deal with many challenging issues. Dying people need help with psychospiritual issues as well...

Choosing the Right Treatment

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Choosing the right treatment when you're challenged by serious illness is often not easy. We tend to trust our physician because we don't know medicine, but how do you know that your doctor knows enough to make the best decision? It points out the importance of getting opinions from more than one health care practitioner and from doing research on the...

Conflicts During Dying

submitted by: admin on 05/29/2024
Dealing with death and dying is a very important issue. For some this is an overwhelming problem and for others it can be a time to make peace with what is happening. We need to come to terms with our situation and make important decisions about how we're going to deal with many challenging issues. Dying people need help with psychospiritual issues as...

Congress Cuts Medicare Benefits: Is This the Change We Need?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
President Barack Obama's campaign for presidency tag like was that he'd bring us "The Change We Need." He promised there would be no cuts in health care and that we would provide health insurance coverage for millions of more Americans. However, now that the US budget is a huge challenge, he's signed legislation that can cut up to 2% per...

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