From the monthly archives:

February 2009

Preventing Heart Disease and Cancer – Lifestyle Medicine – Dr. Ann Kulze

February 25, 2009

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Dr. Ann Kulze discusses powerful nutritional strategies for maximizing heart health and the most important lifestyle strategies for reducing cancer risk.
Dr. Ann is a nationally recognized expert and motivational speaker in the areas of nutrition, healthy lifestyles, and disease prevention. With her unique background and formal training in both [...]

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Stay Healthy, Live Longer – Dr. Davis Liu

February 25, 2009

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Dr. Davis Liu discusses the prevention and treatment of chronic disease using lifestyle medicine. He describes how to get the most out of your doctor visits, as well as important action steps to get healthy and stay healthy.
Also, Dr. Liu discusses U.S. health care policy, addressing issues of access, [...]

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Single-Payer Health Care – Medicare for All – Geri Jenkins

February 20, 2009

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Geri Jenkins, Co-President of the California Nurses Association, discusses Single Payer / Medicare for All – An Economic Stimulus Plan for the Nation. Ms. Jenkins describes how a single-payer system would create 2.8 million jobs and more than $300 billion in new revenues to the U.S. econnomy. A single-payer [...]

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Science Fiction and Fantasy – Ken Scholes – LAMENTATION

February 17, 2009

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Ken Scholes is the author of LAMENTATION, published by Tor Books in February 2009. LAMENTATION is the first in a five book series called The Psalms of Isaak. Ken Scholes was recently hailed by Booklist for his ‘rare gift for inventive storytelling that invites comparisons with the genre’s leading [...]

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Diabetes Prevention Program – Lifestyle Medicine – Dr. David Marrero

February 14, 2009

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Dr. David Marrero discusses the extent of diabetes in the U.S. and the symptoms and severity of the diisease. Dr. Marrero discusses the findings and implications of the Diabetes Prevention Program, the landmark clinical trial. The DPP demonstrated the significant impact of lifestyle modifications on reduction of risk for [...]

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Integrative Medicine and Cancer Treatment – Urban Zen Initiative at Beth Israel Medical Center

February 14, 2009

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Donna Karan, through her Urban Zen initiative, has teamed up with Dr. Woodson Merrell, Chairman of the Department of Integrative Medicine at Beth Israel, along with Beth Israel Medical Center’s Continuum Center for Health and Healing, to create an ‘Optimal Healing Environment’ for cancer treatment.
The Urban Zen Initiative at [...]

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HALO, GEARS OF WAR, MORTAL COILS – Eric Nylund, Writer and Story Consultant

February 12, 2009

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Eric Nylund, HALO and GEARS OF WAR writer and story consultant, discusses his new book, MORTAL COILS; his new comic mini-series, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA – The Cylon War; and his new graphic novel, HALO: Genesis. Eric provides tips on becoming a game developer and the path to becoming a successful [...]

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Heart Disease Prevention and the Mediterranean Diet – Dr. Michael Ozner

February 9, 2009

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Dr. Michael Ozner, author of The Miami Mediterranean Diet, discusses heart disease prevention. The Mediterranean diet helps reduce inflammation of blood vessels supplying the heart, greatly lowering the risk of a heart attack. Dr. Ozner also discusses his new book, The Great American Heart Hoax, and the juvenile obesity [...]

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Improving Chronic Illness Care – Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease – Dr. Edward Wagner

February 7, 2009

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a href=”http://www.centerforhealthstudies.org/maccoll/maccoll.html”>Dr. Edward Wagner discusses the chronic care model – powerful guidelines for improving chronic illness care. Dr. Wagner discusses redesigning the health care delivery system, creating a better-prepared practice team, and developing methods for increasing patients’ knowledge, skills, and confidence. Additionally, Dr. Wagner addresses high-quality cancer care and [...]

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National Health Care Reform – Dr. Ana Malinow

February 6, 2009

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a href=”http://www.bcm.edu/pediatrics/index.cfm?Realm=99992423&This_Template=Malinow”>Dr. Ana Malinow discusses health care reform, a single-payer health system, and making health care available and affordable for all Americans.
Dr. Malinow is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and full-time faculty at the Ben Taub General Hospital Pediatric Emergency and Ambulatory Center, located in [...]

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