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Friday, June 25, 2010

HMR #55 Creating a Positive Future with Bruce Lipton

Dr Zieve talks with Dr. Bruce Lipton about genetics, stress, the no-cebo effect and how everyone is a "cultural creative."

Bruce H. Lipton, PhD is an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit. His pioneering research in cell biology and quantum physics led to better understanding of how cells "think" and presaged the modern science of epigenetics. Read more at www.brucelipton.com�

HMR #54 Environment-Savvy Living

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Bill Chameides of Duke University about environmental awareness, seeking positive solutions and strategies for health in a hazardous world.

Dr Bill Chameides is Dean and Nicholas Professor of the Environment at Duke University, with more than 30 years in academia as a professor, researcher, teacher and mentor. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, a fellow of the American Geophysical Union, and a recipient of the American Geophysical Unionís MacElwane Award. He has served on numerous national and international committees and task forces, including three years as chief scientist of the Environmental Defense Fund, and in recognition was named a National Associate of the National Academies for "extraordinary service." In November 2008 Bill was appointed vice chair of the Committee on Americaís Climate Choices [http://americasclimatechoices.org/], commissioned by Congress to develop a multi-decadal roadmap for Americaís response to climate change. Read more at thegreengrok.com

HMR #53 Humanizing Ourselves

Dr Zieve talks with author and healer Dr Carl Hammerschlag about the mind-body connection and a deeper approach to health care.

Carl A. Hammerschlag MD is a master storyteller and internationally recognized author, physician, speaker and healer. A Yale-trained psychiatrist; he has spent more than twenty years working with Native Americans. He is an expert on how to survive in rapidly changing cultures. Now one of the worlds leading proponents of Psychoneuroimmunology (mind-body-spirit medicine), he is a faculty member at the University of Arizona Medical School. He is a faculty member at the Univ. of Arizona Medical School, and founder of the Turtle Island Project, a non-profit, multidisciplinary organization whose programs integrate the principles of mind/body/spirit medicine with Native American rituals and ceremonies. Read more at www.healingdoc.com

HMR #52 Brain Integration

Dr Zieve discusses problems related to attention, including attention deficit disorders and dyslexia, with Samati Lynn Keehan of Prescott AZ about the approach and results of a technique called Brain Integration.

Since 1988 Susan J McCrossin AP has been studying the links between learning difficulties and acupressure and developing a recolutionary comprehensive system dubbed CrossinologyÆ - Brain Integration Technique to improve learning ability, creativity, and physical coordination. Read more at crossinology.com.

HMR #51 Toxic Beauty

Dr Zieve talks with Dr Samuel Epstein of the Illinois School of Public Health about the unknown risks associated with cosmeceuticals and about his latest book, "Toxic Beauty."

Samuel S. Epstein, M.D. is an internationally recognized authority on avoidable causes of cancer, particularly unknowing exposures to industrial carcinogens in air, water, the workplace, and consumer products--food, cosmetics and toiletries, and household products including pesticides--besides carcinogenic prescription drugs. He is professor emeritus of Environmental and Occupational Medicine at the University of Illinois School of Public Health, and Chairman of the Cancer Prevention Coalition. He has published some 260 peer reviewed articles, and authored or co-authored 11 books including: the prize-winning 1978 The Politics of Cancer; the 1995 Safe Shopper's Bible; the 1998 Breast Cancer Prevention Program; the 1998 The Politics of Cancer, Revisited; the 2001 GOT (Genetically Engineered) MILK! The Monsanto rBGH/BST Milk Wars Handbook; the 2001 Unreasonable Risk. How to Avoid Cancer from Cosmetics and Personal Care Products: The Neways Story; the 2005 Cancer-Gate: How to Win the Losing Cancer War; the 2006 What's In Your Milk?; and the 2009 Toxic Beauty (with Randall Fitzgerald). Read more at preventcancer.com

HMR #50 Walking Barefoot on the Earth

Dr James Oschman talks with Dr Zieve about energy medicine, the physics of energy work and how free radicals work in the body.

James L. Oschman, Ph.D., President of Natureís Own Research Association has been studying the body and the scientific basis for complementary and alternative medicines since 1965, and publishing regularly on the science and experience of a variety of bodywork, energetic, and movement therapies. More recently he is also involved as a consultant in the design of medical devices, relying on his experience in biophysics and complementary medicine. Read more at energyresearch.us.

HMR #49 Leading from the Future

Dr. Zieve talks with Dr. Otto Scharmer of MIT about addressing crises by leading from the future, the importance of listening and how to listen, and the practical utility of opening up to possibility and connecting with out deeper selves.

Dr. C. Otto Scharmer is a Senior Lecturer at MIT, the founding chair of the Presencing Institute, and a founding member of the MIT Green Hub. Scharmer has consulted with global companies, international institutions, and governments in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. He has co-designed and delivered award-winning business leadership programs for client firms including Daimler, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Fujitsu, and Google. He also facilitates cross-sector programs for leaders in business, government, and civil society that focus on building peopleís collective capacity to achieve profound innovation and change.

Scharmer holds a Ph.D. in economics and management from Witten-Herdecke University in Germany. He introduced the theoretical framework and practice called ìpresencing? in his book Theory U: Leading from the Future as It Emerges (2007), and in Presence: An Exploration of Profound Change in People, Organizations, and Society (2005), co-authored with Peter Senge, Joseph Jaworski, and Betty Sue Flowers. With his colleagues, Scharmer has used presencing to facilitate profound innovation and change processes both within companies and across societal systems. More information about Scharmer and his work can be found at: www.presencing.com and ottoscharmer.com.

HMR #48 Children's Issues

Dr. Zieve talks with pediatric specialist Dr. Amy Derksen about the special needs of children in a discussion ranging from antibiotics to autism.

Amy Derksen ND is an expert in autonomic testing and autism practicing in Bellevue, WA.