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Swine Flu: Media, Medicine & Natural Health Perspectives

By Edward Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. The Swine Flu outbreak of Spring 2009 created a media circus and nightly news horror movie with all of us as supporting actors (without pay). The Plot: A new molecule of mass destruction is released from our neighbor to the South, comprised of a deadly mix of bird, human, and swine flu, and the phenomenon is … Read More

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Women and Hormones: Mid-Life Endocrine Balance

By Jodi Friedlander, M.S., N.C. Reproductive hormone imbalance, especially in women, is a widespread phenomenon, deeply impacting the quality of life for those affected. It often begins before puberty and continues on through and beyond menopause. Symptoms vary widely in type, number, and severity and tend to increase as women approach mid-life.

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Restoring America’s Health: Recommendations for the Obama Health Reform Team

By Ed Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. The U.S. health system’s current focus on disease management (>96% of health care costs) offers little opportunity for health promotion (< 4 % of health care cost) programs. Major medical care tends to treat an individual’s illness post-diagnosis, without investing in either wellness care or disease prevention. Our goal is … Read More

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Women's Eating Habits and Health Concerns

By Edward Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. Despite the fact that two out of three health care dollars are spent on women, they are still not being listened to. Women’s wisdom is generally ignored by mainstream health practitioners. Women’s body knowledge is dismissed as “neurotic,” “hypochondriac,” or “hysterical.” The medical establishment is so dominated by men’s thinking … Read More

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Cool Inflammation: Say No to NSAIDS

By Edward Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D, N.C.Share Guide, Nov/Dec 2008 (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) Common prescription and over-the-counter pain relievers such as Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Vioxx®, and Celebrex® may work for the short-term but are not as safe as you might think! NSAID-associated health issues are estimated to result in 103,000 hospitalizations and 16,500 deaths per year.

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America's Drinking Problem

By Jodi Friedlander, N.C. and Edward Bauman, M.Ed, Ph.D. Filthy water cannot be washed. ~African Proverb My fellow Americans, we have a problem, a drinking problem – but rather than getting high as a result, we’re sometimes getting sick. Sometimes we’re even getting conned. Turn on your kitchen water faucet, or purchase a leading brand … Read More

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Eating To Win

By Jodi Friedlander, M.S. and Edward Bauman, M.Ed, Ph.D. While watching the 2008 Olympics recently, did you wonder what those world-class athletes were eating? Just as top-tier athletes need trainers, coaches, psychologists, and health advisors, so too does the weekend athlete, who trains intermittently and may be unaware of the toll that strenuous exercise can … Read More

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Diabetes and Sugar Substitutes

By Jodi Friedlander N.C. Recent research studies, and much clinical and anecdotal evidence, suggest sugar substitutes—including aspartame and Splenda®—are contributing to weight gain and diabetes. This is in addition to the many other side effects connected with them.

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Optimal Nutrition for Cancer Control

By Edward Bauman, M.Ed, Ph.D. Consensus is emerging in the scientific and medical literature that what we eat or fail to eat is an important contributor to the incidence and prevalence of cancer. Many foods, herbs and nutritional factors have been identified as being cancer protective. Find out how you can help protect yourself and … Read More

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Fatal Attraction: Toxicity and Obesity

By Edward Bauman, M.Ed, Ph.D. Our environment is getting more and more toxic every day. Meanwhile obesity is becoming a worldwide epidemic. Is there a connection? Read more: Fatal Attraction: Toxicity and Obesity

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