Sunday Radio Show: Health Issues Affecting Aging Boomers

Join us this Sunday as host Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Elizabeth Polis discuss common health issues affecting the aging boomer population.

Elizabeth Polis, PT, DPT is the owner and founder of Core Wellness & Physical Therapy. Elizabeth treats a vast range of orthopedic conditions utilizing a predominantly manual approach to rehabilitation. She has studied a diverse range of techniques including craniosacral therapy, muscle energy techniques, myofascial release, joint manipulation, strain counter-strain, and others. Elizabeth values the importance of one-on-one time between the patient and the therapist, and she is committed to giving each patient the focused attention they deserve to address their musculoskeletal impairments and to set wellness goals.

Tune in this Sunday from 10-11am on 1500 AM (WFED) or listen live on the web. Our shows are streamed everywhere.

Last week’s show was on health risks and diet prevention strategies, autism and Lyme disease. Click to Listen.

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Compounding Bill in Congress Needs Our Input – Please Take Action

For many people, compounded medicine has been a lifesaver. Compounding pharmacies provide relief to many who have tried traditional prescriptions without good results. If you are one of the millions of Americans who have benefited from compounded medicine, please take the time to read this short summary about the pending legislation. It describes the changes that will occur if this bill passes as it is currently written. Or click here to go straight to the petition called “Tell Your Senators: ‘Protect My Access to Compounded Medications!'”

Please share this with your friends – time is short. Thank you!


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Three Reasons Your Strawberries Should Be Organic


After a long winter of tasteless and overpriced fruit, it’s hard not to reach for that pint of strawberries as soon as they arrive in the grocery store. Even those of us who prioritize organic produce most of the time might buckle. But science says we should hold strong, and buy organic if we can. Among the “dirtiest” fruits, the USDA pesticide data program detected 54 different pesticide residues on conventional strawberries, many of which are known carcinogens, endocrine disruptors and neurotoxins. So what makes strawberries so bad?  Continue reading “Three Reasons Your Strawberries Should Be Organic”

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Sunday Radio Show: High Blood Pressure, Lyme Disease, Sauna Therapy

Join us this Sunday as host Dana Laake and her special guest, Jonny Bowden will be discussing high blood pressure as well as Lyme disease and the benefit of sauna therapy.

Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, is the co-author (with cardiologist Stephen Sinatra) of the best-selling book, The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won’t Prevent Heart Disease-and the Statin-Free Plan That Will. Known as “The Rogue Nutritionist”™ he was recently voted one of the 100 most influential people in health and fitness (by Dr. Jonny is a nationally known expert on weight loss and nutrition, a board-certified nutritionist, and the best-selling author of thirteen books on health. He’s a frequent guest on television and radio, and has appeared on the Dr. Oz Show, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, ABC, NBC, and CBS.

Tune in this Sunday from 10-11am on 1500 AM (WFED) or listen live on the web. Our shows are streamed everywhere.

Last week’s show was on vegetarian sources of omega-3 and how they compare to fish oil. Click here to listen.


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2013 EWG Safe Sunscreen List

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released the best and safest sunscreens for 2013. Click here to see if the sunscreen you are using makes the cut.

Village Green Apothecary carries effective sunscreens that are at the top of the list for safety and efficacy. Click here to purchase safe sunscreen for your entire family.


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    Dr. Neal Barnard
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May 2013