Archive for the ‘Public Education’ Category
This is extended three hour version of Global Medicine Review has Dr Kokayi speaking with the editor of the Townsend Newsletter, Dr Jonathan Collin. From what started as a simple newsletter to what Dr Kokayi has described as the most impressive periodical for both the lay and professional public who wish to take a good look at the full scope of alternative and complementary therapies and their usage in specific disease states, The Townsend letter always has something of interest. The Townsend letter comes out ten times a year and has regular columnists who address diagnostic, therapeutic, and disease focused topics.
After taking some time to introduce the group leaders for the community diabetes hypertension program Dr Kokayi interviews Dr Roberto Giraldo one of the major architects of the position that HIV is not the cause of AIDS. Dr Giraldo reviews some of the salient points of this position and also looks at the documented role of nutrients in the treatment of AIDS. Rather than arguing about the existence of HIV as the cause of AIDS Dr Giraldo and his colleagues are doing studies to show the role of anti oxidants in raising T cell counts.
Dr Majid Ali joins Dr Kokayi to speak about a community based initiative coming out of WBAI to help address the increasing incidence of hypertension and diabetes in the NY metropolitan area. The program will involve the selection of community folks who will receive additional training in the monitoring of hypertension and diabetes. They will tend meetings on a regular basis with people who are actively trying to address their diabetic and hypertensive situation. The training of the group leaders will be on May 4th and 11th , 2008
Dr Kokayi has the opportunity to interview authors of two new cutting edge books that rethink our approach to cancer and the so call war on cancer. The books offered are Cancer 101 Solutions to a Preventable epidemic by Liz Amstrong, Guy Dauncey and Anne Wordsworth and The Secret History of the War on Cancer, a fascinating narrative by Dr Devra Davis, who also wrote the forward to Cancer 101 Solutions. This three hour special addition of GMR examines the relationship or our fascination with our chemical and industrial products and our susceptibiity to cancer as well as efforts of industry and the corporate industrial complex to cover up the true causes of cancer in the West.
Queen Afua starts the New Year off discussing food and detoxification and her yearly “shut in” to begin the New Year. During this ” shut in” participants fast, do yoga, and are exposed to information and guidance to help them start the new year on the good foot. Queen Afua is the Queen of self care and shares some of her secrets as well as her vision for the City of Wellness.
Dr Gerald Deas, activist, poet, playwright, and physician joins Dr Kokayi to take a look at the direction of medicine. Dr Deas reflects on his long career and his style of practice…. with a long hx of making house calls. Dr Deas level of compassion and concern for his community are truly humbling and insightful.
Dr Kokayi interviews Craig Pepin Donat, author of the Big Fat Fitness Lie. Mr Donat has the inside scoop on physical fitness chains as well as some of the over the counter products that are sold to promote fitness. Mr Donat has spent many years in this industry and has important information for consumers who are looking to begin a physical fitness program.
In this show, Dr. Kokayi and his guests, Dr. Marcia Darling and Cara Paige talk about the social pros and cons and ethics of genetic technology. Dr. Darling goes on to discuss that public education in regards to genetic technology is key.Â Â In general there is a more in depth discussion about the introduction of this technology into society.
Faybiene Mirandaâ€™s Poem of the Week Title: Imagine a piece of him could become a piece of you
Â John Rennie , Editor and Chief of the Scientific American discusses various issues and policies that affect public health for today and tomorrowÂ ie. Â population growth, environmental policies, energy and food sources.
Faybiene Mirandaâ€™s Poem of the Week Title: This poem will not be turned into a script