David talks with George Kent, an emeritus professor at the Universityh of Hawai’i, who has long studied and advocated the human right to food. According to him, this includes the right of infants to breastfeed, and his new books, “Governments Push Infant Formula” and “Caring About Hunger” discuss this issues. How is that a man becomes an advocate for breastfeeding, how do governments overtly, covertly and accidentally promote formula over breastfeeding?
For nearly 100 years, there has been a serious war going on between the proponents ofallopathic (conventional) medicine and those who support natural or functional medicine. Functional medicine in the form of herbal,1,2 Ayurvedic, and Chinese medicine was dominant around the world for hundreds of years. 3-5 Then, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the germ theory 6,7 of disease began to take …
On “The Gary Null Show” today, Gary discussed these important topics to help his audience to grow mentally and physically:
How important is our relationship with silence?
“Less meat, less heat”: China’s plan to drop meat consumption gets praise
Arnold Schwarzenegger and James Cameron urge people to eat less meat
Eat less meat to avoid dangerous global warming, scientists say
Breastfeeding cuts moms’ heart risk
Gary goes to a break and plays this track: Natalie Cole – This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)
Gary read these great articles and add his opinion to the topic:
On “Islamic” and “Islamist terrorism”
This was not about Islam: Getting it wrong about the Orlando massacre
Do you have a pediatrician you love? Do you even know what that could look like? In the current polarized medical climate, finding a like-minded — or even open minded — pediatrician is not always easy.
But… there was one pediatrician who was willing to swim against the tide — loudly and proudly — even back in the 1970s. In this episode, homebirth midwife Sally Mendelsohn and Dr. Maya discuss Dr. Robert Mendelsohn’s “renegade” ideas, including his books How To Raise a Healthy Child In Spite of Your Doctor and Confessions of a Medical Heretic.
How did Dr. Mendelsohn start on his visionary path and how was it received by the medical establishment?
What were his thoughts about birth, ultrasound, breastfeeding, and vaccination?
What, if any, practices and attitudes have changed since he wrote his books?
Robert Mendelsohn, MD (1926-1988) was one of the first outspoken, renegade pediatricians. A graduate of University of Chicago for both his undergraduate studies as well as medical school, he went on to write numerous books including How to Raise a Healthy Child in Spite of Your Doctor, Confessions of a Medical Heretic, Male Practice: How Doctors Manipulate Women, and more. He was selected by President Johnson to lead Project Head Start’s Medical Consultation Service. He publicly questioned the mainstream attitudes about medication, parenting, birthing, ultrasound, immunizations, hospitalization and surgery. He appeared on over 500 television and radio talk shows.
A recent review published in the journal Archives of Disease In Childhood titled, “Marketing breast milk substitutes: problems and perils throughout the world,” revealed a disturbing statistic: Currently, suboptimal breastfeeding is associated with over a million deaths each year and 10% of the global disease burden in children The review also highlighted an embarrassing fact of US history: On 21 …
Today, the latest in health and healing, including poor sleep and Alzheimer’s, healing benefits of turmeric, and breastfeeding may lower the risk of leukemia in children. Also, evidence on ineffectiveness of chemotherapy. Finland is the poster child for why the euro doesn’t work. Plus, information on the placebo effect. And much more!
I witnessed the power of breast milk — as a magic health elixir and apparent social lubricant — earlier this month when my friend, while playing with her young son, was approached by a stranger and asked if she was breast-feeding. It went something like this: “Hey, this is a crazy question, but are you breastfeeding?” “I am.” “Can I …