Archive for July 2012

Dr. Eugene Zampieron, ND, MH, and Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, get together as co-hosts on today’s show.  They will discuss their book,ARTHRITIS, The Alternative Medicine  Definitive Guide. They provide  in depth information on natural therapies that can be used to synergistically support healthy cartilage integrity, optimize cartilage matrix composition and support the maintenance and natural repair processes of connective tissue. These can decrease pain and inflammation by providing optimal support for maintaining healthy cytokine balance and leukotriene and prostaglandin metabolism. Learn what YOU can do to reduce inflammation and feel great!  Contact: 800-829-0918 ,

Host Dr. Eugene Zampieron, ND, MH, interviews Dr. Kara Fitzgerald. Dr. Fitzgerald  received her doctorate of naturopathic medicine from National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. She completed the first CNME-accredited post-doctorate position in nutritional biochemistry and laboratory science at Metametrix Clinical Laboratory under the direction of Richard Lord, Ph.D. Her residency was completed at ProgressiveMedicalCenter, a large, integrative medical practice in Atlanta, Georgia under the direction of Cheryl Burdette, ND and Susan Tanner, MD. Dr. Fitzgerald is lead author and editor (with J. Alexander Bralley, Ph.D.) of The Metametrix Institute’s Case Studies in Integrative and Functional Medicine, a contributing author to Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative and Functional Medicine and the Institute for Functional Medicine’s updatedTextbook for Functional Medicine. Dr. Fitzgerald is on faculty and a Curriculum Advisory Committee member at Institute for Functional Medicine. She is an adjunct faculty member at University of Bridgeport in the school of Human Nutrition and a member of The Institute for Therapeutic Discovery. She is on the editorial review board of Alternative Medicine Review. Dr. Fitzgerald regularly lectures internationally for several organizations. Formerly atAdvancedDiagnosticPainTreatmentCenter at Yale-New Haven, she is now in private practice in Sandy Hook, Connecticut. On today’s show she will discuss Case Studies in Integrative and Functional Medicine.  Contact:

Ellen Kamhi, PhD RN, interviews guest Dr. Heather Hausenblas.  Dr. Heather Hausenblas obtained her Doctorate from The University of Western Ontario in Canada. Since 1998 she has been a faculty member at the University of Florida.Dr. Hausenblas, PhD, is a nationally and internationally renowned physical activity and healthy aging expert, researcher, and author. Her research focuses on the psychological effects of health behaviors across the lifespan. In particular, Dr. Hausenblas examines how physical activity and diet (including supplementation) relate to healthy aging. More specifically, her research focuses on the effects of physical activity and diet on body composition, body image, mood, adherence, eating behaviors, quality of life, and excessive exercise. She has also applied theoretical models to examine the psychological effects of physical activity during pregnancy and postpartum and its relationship to the health of the entire family. Most recently she is examining the clinical effects of resveratrol and saffron supplementation on healthy aging. Contact:

Host Dr. Eugene Zampieron, ND, MH, interviews Dr. Ron Hunninghake. Dr Hunninghake is the Chief Medical Officer of the Riordan Clinic. He is a 1976 graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine.  Dr. Hunninghake trained alongside Dr. Hugh D. Riordan for 17 years.  He is current member of several Boards of Directors, including the International Schizophrenia Foundation, JapaneseCollege of Intravenous Therapies, Pure North S’Energy Foundation, and the Riordan Clinic.  Dr. Hunninghake is the 2011 recipient of the Orthomolecular Doctor of the Year award presented by the International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine, and lectures nationally and internationally on a range of topics, including IVC and Cancer.  Contact:

Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD RN,, interviews Dr. Christine Horner, MD. Christine Horner, MD is a nationally known surgeon, professional speaker and author of  Waking the Warrior Goddess: Dr. Christine Horner’s Program to Protect Against and Fight Breast Cancer-- She holds two board certifications: the National Board of Surgery, and the National Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Horner was recognized as a leader in her field shortly after starting her plastic and reconstructive surgery practice because she successfully ran a national campaign to pass laws requiring insurance companies to pay for breast reconstruction surgery following mastectomy.  Her campaign involved several meetings with President Clinton and other political figures. On today’s show, Dr Horner discusses the safety and efficacy of  mammography and other screening tests. Does mammography do more harm than good? Contact:

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