Dr Will Cole is a functional-medicine expert Dr Cole discovers and treats the underlying factors of chronic illnesses, breaking away from the limited approach of “standard care” which overly relies on drugs and hormones without getting to the root cause of illnesshe has trained in Functional Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, blood chemistry, neurology, and botanical medicine. Dr. Cole was named one of the top 50 functional-medicine and integrative doctors in the nation.
Andrew Marr, 34, a former US Army Green Beret Sergeant First Class serving in Iraq and Afghanistan from 2006 to 2014, found himself medically retired from service due to multiple traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) he accrued while in the line of duty. Years of booms and bangs working as an explosives/demolitions specialist took a toll on his health and his brain, affecting his mental well-being and making his transition back into civilian life difficult and almost a losing battle. After a plunge into darkness set in months after his return, Andrew, CEO, along with his brother, Adam, 32, cofounded the Warrior Angels Foundation” (WAF) to help fellow veterans receive the cutting edge treatment that helped Andrew get his life back.
Maia Szalavitz is one of the premier American journalists covering addiction and drugs. She writes for TIME.com, VICE, the New York Times, Scientific American Mind, Elle, Psychology Today and Marie Claire among others.She has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, Elle, Newsday, New York Magazine, New Scientist, Newsweek, Salon, Redbook, O: the Oprah Magazine, the New York Daily News, the Village Voice,Brill’s Content, Cerebrum and other major publications. She has appeared on Oprah, CNN, MSNBC and NPR. In this episode we spoke to Maia about addiction, and re-understanding ways in which we can treat it as an illness/disease. This is a great conversation on how we can better handle one of the most plaguing things in our culture, addiction.
Dennis Mckenna P.hD. has been doing research in the field of ethnopharmacology for over 30 years. He is a researcher, scientist, author, lecturer and founding board member of ethnopharmacology at the Hefter Research Institute. Dr. McKenna received his Master’s degree in botany at the University of Hawaii in 1979. He received his doctorate in botanical sciences in 1984 from the University of British Columbia, where he wrote his dissertation entitled: “Monoamine oxidase inhibitors in Amazonian hallucinogenic plants: ethnobotanical, phytochemical, and pharmacological investigations”. Dr. McKenna then received post-doctoral research fellowships in the Laboratory of Clinical Pharmacology, National Institute of Mental Health, and in the Department of Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine. Dennis and […]
This is our Episode with Aurianna Joy where we discuss her work with holistic treatments; we also get into her journey and battle with lyme disease. From Aurianna’s Blog: “I was born and raised in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, Washington and Oregon, until I was 12 when my family moved to the sunny state of Florida. In May 2012, I took a complete leap of faith, leaving everything I knew behind, to travel throughout Europe. After exploring for a few months, I ended up in Amsterdam where I lived for almost a year. In August 2013, I took another jump straight into the unknown and traveled to the […]
Paul A. Offit, MD is a Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In addition, Dr. Offit is the Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology and a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is a recipient of many awards including the J. Edmund Bradley Prize for Excellence in Pediatrics from the University of Maryland Medical School, the Young Investigator Award in Vaccine Development from the Infectious Disease Society of America, and a Research Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Offit has published more than 140 […]