Choosing Wellness

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN The human body is a nonspecific sounding board for the daily assault of environmental irritants and toxins. These include live pathogens, chemical substances and physical influences. As they build up, our immune systems can wear down. True healing requires us to care for the complex and dynamic matrix of …

Integrative Medicine Is Healthcare Reform

Guest post by Michael Bauerschmidt, M.D.; Director, Full Potential Health, Fort Lauderdale, FL:   Our current model of healthcare is based on Pasteur’s germ theory. His remarkable achievements in identifying causative microorganisms as the basis for infectious disease form the bedrock upon which modern Western allopathic medicine was built. But what is allopathic medicine? According …

Natural & Traditional Medicine to Be Included in Healthcare Legislaton?

Interesting development in the national healthcare reform project, via the Boston Globe: Naturopathic doctors, herbal healers, mind-body specialists, and acupuncturists often have been scorned by the US medical establishment, but growing numbers of Americans are seeking such care, and now an influential group of US senators believes the time has come to embrace an array …