Archive for October 2017

Vitamins you Need to Survive the Concrete Jungle
 
Ellen Kamhi, PhD RN, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Dr. Kecia Gather, MD. Dr. Gaither, MD is a double board-certified physician in OB-GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine and Director of Perinatal Services at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the Bronx. For multiple years, Gaither has been named America’s Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist by the Consumer Research Council. She received her bachelor’s of science degree in biology from Barnard College and her medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center in Syracuse and her Masters of Public Health degree in Health Policy and Management from Columbia University. With more than 20 years of professional experience, driven by her mission to
provide exemplary prenatal care to all women regardless of circumstance, Gaither positively impacts the lives of thousands of women by delivering valuable information on a spectrum of women’s health issues through media
appearances, seminars and as a sought after contributor to The Huffington Post, Thrive Global and U.S. News & WorldReport. Additionally, she has been published by multiple scientific journals and is a reviewer for WebMD.
 
 Dr. Gaither points out that city life can be very demanding, and that certain nutrient deficiencies can be more common among city dwellers and can lead to an increase in depression, colds and flu, preterm births, cardiovascular issues, anemia or even brittle hair and dry skin. She suggests testing for nutrient levels, including Vitamin D and Omega 3, should be within standards of practice.
CONTACT:  Dr. Kecia Gaither at:
Website: www.keciagaither.com
Twitter: @KeciaGaitherMD
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 Challenges of Aging in Modern Times
Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, www.naturalnurse.com discusses healthy aging with Dr. Adonis Maiquez. Dr. Adonis is a board certified functional medicine doctor and Medical Director at the prestigious Carillon Miami Wellness Resort. He began his career as a Neurosurgeon specialized in the pituitary gland which controls hormone production and uses his knowledge in the application of hormone therapy for Healthy Aging.  He is a member of the International Hormone Society skilled at using bio-identical hormones to restore body chemistry affected by menopause and an active member of the Institute for Functional Medicine.
Dr. Maiquez is known as Miami’s leading expert on Healthy Aging and has helped hundreds of patients to feel their best through his philosophy of modern medicine. He believes in the importance of treating the root cause of disease and not just prescribing medication to take care of the symptoms. The modern world is filled with pollutants, food additives, stress, and lack of physical activity that contribute to a decline in overall health. It is his life’s mission to help people everywhere to achieve healthy aging addressing the body, mind and spirit. His book is called: “MODERN MEDICINE FOR MODERN TIMES.”
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 How to approach longevity
 
Dr. Bosiljevac graduated from Emporia State University with
a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, and went onto the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Graduating in the top ten percent
of his class with his MD in 1975. He was selected
for membership in the honorary society Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Bosiljevac is board certified in general surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). In 2009, he achieved his  PhD in Natural Medicine , and began a wellness practice  with an emphasis on prolonging health and longevity. Dr. Bosiljevac has been certified in age-management medicine and works with Cenegenics Medical and Research Institute. He is also a member of the American College of Advancement in Medicine (ACAM) and certified in chelation medicine. He is the author of SURVIVING CANCER, The Use of Complimentary and Alternative Methods in the Treatment of Breast Cancer.
 
Contact:  Web: http://cenegenics-drbosiljevac.com/
                E-mail: drbosiljevac15@gmail.com
                      Phone: (620) 381-7399620-343-7043
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The Power of Nutrients- Should you be popping those pills? 

Ellen Kamhi, PHD, RN, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Karen Howard , Executive Director of the Organic and Natural Health Association. Karen  is a visionary and results-focused leader who has spent more than 30 years working
with Congress, state legislatures and healthcare organizations to develop innovative healthcare policy and programs. She has held a variety of executive positions, including serving as professional staff for a Congressional committee, and has policy expertise in the diverse areas of integrative and complementary medicine, managed care, healthcare technology and mental health. An advocate at heart, she has worked to strategically advance the mission and vision of organizations through effective advocacy and strong collaboration. Prior to Organic & Natural Health, Howard served as executive director for both the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and the Association of
Accredited Naturopathic Medical Schools. During her nearly 10-year tenure at AANP, she built a sustainable infrastructure, significantly improved financial performance, established a strong federal presence and supported multiple state association advocacy efforts for licensure. Also during this time, the naturopathic medicine profession established itself as a key component of comprehensive
healthcare for the future.
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