Archive for June 2011

Host Dr. Eugene Zampieron, ND, AHG,, interviews Dr. Matthew Perchemlides (Dr. "Perch"). Dr. Perch, a licensed Naturopathic Physician, completed his training at the University Of Bridgeport College Of Naturopathic Medicine (UBCNM). , a four-year CNME accredited Naturopathic Medical School. Before pursuing Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. Perch earned a degree in nursing from Boston College Connell School of Nursing and, while there, traveled to Cuba to research healthcare policy with an emphasis in Pediatric asthma. Dr. Perch completed an acute care medical rotation in a hospital-based setting. Dr. Perch joins us from today from Cancer Centers of America- a unique oncology setting which offers patients an integrative approach care which includes MD's , Naturopathic Doctors and is supported by a full cast of complimentary services including dieticians, psychologists and acupuncturists. Contact:

Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD RN,, interviews Philippa J. Cheetham, M.D. Dr. Cheetham is a Board certified Urological Surgeon at the Department of Uro-oncology at Columbia University Medical Center and is associated with Columbia’s Center for Holistic Urology. Before arriving at Columbia, Dr Cheetham enjoyed a highly celebrated career, graduating with honors from the University of Bristol Medical School, UK, and receiving a prestigious academic research fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, in the Department of Pharmacology at Oxford University. Along with a strong basis in conventional medical training in urology, Dr. Cheetham also has a keen interest in holistic and natural therapies for urological conditions. Dr. Cheetham co-authored three books including, The Patient’s Guide to AHCC- The Clinically Proven Nutrient supported by 25 Clinical Studies, and has also contributed chapters to the "ABC of Urology" textbook, published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, and is a TV medical correspondent for Fox news. On todays show, we will focus on THE SOCIETY OF INTEGRATIVE UROLOGY, SIU a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing urologic care by incorporating research, education and clinical practice of complementary and integrative therapies for urologic conditions for men and women, and the role of The Center for Holistic Urology (CHU) at Columbia University Medical Center

Host Dr. Eugene Zampieron, ND, AHG, , interviews Claudia Welch, MSOM. Claudia lectures and teaches internationally on both Asian and Ayurvedic medicines, which she has studied for more than twenty-five years. In her new book, Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life: Achieving Optimal Health and Wellness through Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, and Western Science, author Claudia Welch explores the counterbalancing effects of sex and stress hormones, and outlines easy-to-follow strategies for self care to help women combat stress-induced medical problems ranging from painful periods, mood swings, fatigue, and insomnia to infertility, uterine fibroids, hot flashes, heart disease, and osteoporosis.

Using Eastern insights to complement Western strategies, Welch offers holistic yet practical advice for achieving optimal hormonal health. Contact:

Book Topic: YOUR BONES: How You Can Prevent Osteoporosis & Have Strong Bones for Life- Naturally

Host Ellen Kamhi PhD RN,, interviews Lara Pizzorno, MA, LMT. Lara is the managing editor for Longevity Medicine Review and senior medical editor for SaluGenecists, Inc. She is co-author of Natural Medicine Instructions for Patients, co-author of The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, and editor of The World's Healthiest Foods: Essential Guide for the Healthiest Way of Eating. In addition to reviewing the latest in longevity research for clinicians, Lara summarizes health and nutrition research for the Textbook of Natural Medicine e-dition, The World's Healthiest Foods, and Dr. Pizzorno's blog as WebMD's Integrative Medicine & Wellness Expert. On today's show, Lara discusses how you can prevent osteoporosis and support Bone Health for life!

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