Sugar Addiction: Recovery from the Greatest Dietary Crisis of All Time
Julia Ross, MA, MFT, NNTS, CEO, Recovery Systems; Author, The Diet Cure and The Mood Cure
We have recently become aware of the appalling costs, to both adults and children, of our current intake of refined sugars. Sugar addiction, the dynamic that propels this dietary disaster, has been one of Ross’ primary areas of focus since 1983. Read more »
Clint Werner, Author, Marijuana Gateway to Health: How Cannabis Protects Us from Cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease
If using marijuana can reduce our chances for developing a variety of cancers as well as dementia from Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases, asks Werner, why is it still illegal? Sixteen states have approved the use of marijuana for medical purposes, but the federal government continues to battle these efforts, claiming that there is no evidence that marijuana is safe or effective. Read more »
Nancy Novack, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist; Founder, Nancy’s List
Novack offered the Bay Area community an opportunity to serve and support the many who are living with cancer, and those who love and care for them. The mission of Nancy’s List is, “No one will ever go through cancer alone.” For children, Novak designs events and adventures for the youngsters to enjoy memorable experiences with family and friends. The children make healing connections, find strength, community, and courage. Read more »
Dr. Joseph B. Martin: Where Have All the Doctors Gone?
Joseph B. Martin, M.D., Ph.D., Former Chancellor of UCSF and Former Dean of Harvard Medical School; Author, Alfalfa to Ivy: Memoir of a Harvard Medical School Dean Susan Desmond-Hellmann, M.D., M.P.H., UCSF Chancellor; Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Distinguished Professor – Moderator Read more »
Avoiding Over-Treatment: Practical Steps for Laymen
Mark Houston, MD; Author, What Your Doctor May not Tell You About Hypertension and What Your Doctor May not Tell You About Heart Disease Pamela Smith, MD, MPH; Director, Center for Healthy Living and Longevity; International Speaker; Author, HRT: The Answers and Vitamins Hype or Hope Richard Smayda, DO, Journalist; Co-Author,The Healing Nutrients Within and journal articles
The paradigm of Western medicine focuses on disease mana
We live in an evidence-based medicine world. Healy sees increasing signs of a mismatch between what is passing as evidence and the real data from studies. As a result, patients and doctors are both increasingly invisible in the clinical encounter, and doctors are losing the ability to care for patients.