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30 percent of female physicians report sexual harassment

In a survey of high-achieving physician-scientists, nearly a third of women reported experiencing sexual harassment. “This is a sobering reminder that our society has a long way to go before we achieve gender equity,” says study author Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D.Phil., associate professor and deputy chair of radiation oncology at the University of Michigan Medical School. Researchers surveyed 1,066 men …

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Will Organic Cattle Be Pumped Full of GMO Vaccines?

We must act to maintain the integrity of organic standards! Action Alert!  The semiannual meeting of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) will take place April 25–27 in Washington, DC. Because the NOSB makes decisions that, in large part, determine the future of organic foods (it’s the advisory board for the National Organic Program, or NOP), ANH-USA has been engaged with …

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MAYO CLINIC – Physicians and burnout: It’s getting worse

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Burnout among U.S. physicians is getting worse. An update from a three-year study evaluating burnout and work-life balance shows that American physicians are worse off today than they were three years earlier. These dimensions remained largely unchanged among U.S. workers in general, resulting in a widening gap between physicians and workers in other fields. The study conducted …

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Eve Fairbanks – Hillary Clinton: Wiki Woman

Back when we got basic information from encyclopedias instead of Wikipedia, politicians were at the mercy of the encyclopedia-writers’ particular biases. Take the 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica. Apparently controlled by smug British nationalists, it described the important Irish leader Charles Stewart Parnell as “not over-scrupulous,” “repellent,” “powerful for evil,” and, owing to the “mental affliction of his ancestors,” …

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Lewis Mehl-Madrona – The difficulty of practicing narrative medicine

Recently I received an email from a woman who spent a month in my family medicine office in 1985 as a medical student. She told me a story. She asked if I remembered a couple who were having twins then. They were in their twenties and healthy. She reminded me about how I had done hypnosis with the woman to …

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The Natural Nurse And Dr. Z – 09.01.15

Host, Dr. Eugene Zamperion, ND, AHG, www.drznaturally.com, interviews Dr. Virender Sodhi, MD, ND. , to continue their discussion with a focus on Ayurvedic Herbal Medicine. Dr. Virender Sodhi was the first physician to combine a degree in Ayurvedic and Naturopathic medicine in the United States. He received his degree from the Dayanand Ayurvedic Medical College in India and was then chosen to share Ayurveda with Western society as part of a cultural exchange program. Upon his arrival into the United States, Dr. Sodhi enrolled at Bastyr University, where he received his doctorate degree in Naturopathic Medicine (ND), and joined the faculty to teach Ayurvedic sciences. He is a visiting professor at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Scottsdale, Arizona, School of Pharmacy University of Washington and Des Moines University Iowa. Dr. Sodhi has been featured on radio and television programs across the country, and presents at conferences internationally. Dr. Sodhi sits on the Panel of Experts with Dr. Andrew Wile for Natural Health Magazine, is a featured expert in Alternative Medicine, The Definitive Guide, and is featured in The Textbook of Natural Medicine . He has also written for many other publications. He is currently busy attending to patients from all over the world at the Ayurvedic Naturopathic Medical Clinic in Bellevue, Washington . He envisioned Ayush Herbs along with his three brothers, which has become an international company. Contact: www.ayurvedicscience.com 425-453-8022 www.ayush.com 800-925-1371

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Gary Kohls – Roll Up Your Sleeves Folks: 271 New Vaccines in Big Pharma’s Pipeline

As of 2013, Big Pharma has had plans for the development of 271 new vaccines covering an array of diseases.  Into Whose Bodies Will They be Injected? “No vaccine manufacturer shall be liable…for damages arising from a vaccine-related injury or death.” – President Ronald Wilson Reagan, as he signed The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA) of 1986, absolving drug companies from all medico-legal liability when children die, become …

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Offit Jumps Shark, Orders Starbucks, Plays Armchair Psychologist in Support of Oregon Bill

Senate Bill 442, since defeated in Oregon, had some high-powered supporters. Oregon activists recently unearthed the testimony of Dr. Paul Offit, a resident of Pennsylvania, who put together an extraordinary letter. It’s worth noting that Paul Offit is one of the primary architects of the thinking and logic behind the nationwide attempts to end vaccine exemptions, its remarkable to see …

Pediatricians face increasing pressure to delay vaccinations

AURORA, Colo. (March 2, 2015) – Pediatricians are facing increasing pressure from some parents who want to spread out the recommended vaccine schedule for their children by postponing vaccines, pointing to a need for improved programs that support timely vaccinations, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the Anschutz Medical Campus. …