Former Shows & Episodes

Healthy Medicine Report

Nancy Lonsdorf MD

Healthy Medicine Report – Your Heart Speaks

Did you know that psychological stress is the biggest indicator of future heart problems?
That deeply-rooted social support can “immunize” against heart attacks? That feeling loved overpowers the negative effects or depression on the heart? Learn how you can in effect save someone’s life by showing you love them, and heal your own heart at the same time. Pioneering integrative cardiologist Mimi Guarneri, MD shares with us amazing stories of “mind over matter,” of how the heart speaks, and the importance for our health of attending to what our hearts are saying. Join us for this moving and important show!

Healthy Medicine Report – Is Meditation All Alike?

What is meditation to you? A quiet mind overlooking the ocean? Concentrating on a candle? Mindfully minding your breath or your thoughts? There may be as many meditation techniques as there are yoga studios, leaving us to wonder what it matters which type we do. Learn from brain research expert, Fred Travis, PhD, how meditation affects the brain, the 3 distinct types of meditation and what kind of benefits you can expect from each. You’ll feel more confident about embarking on or continuing meditation and will know better which type best fit your needs.

Healthy Medicine Report – Mind Over Heart Disease

Can we heal and prevent heart disease with our minds? Research over the past 25 years provides encouraging evidence that we can. While stress has a major impact on heart and artery health, over $20 million of NIH-funded research demonstrates that a simple meditation technique can cut the risk of death, strokes and heart attacks by nearly 50%.
You will learn how the Transcendental Meditation program can quell your stress response and reverse the health damages done while we’re in “fight or flight” mode. In addition, we’ll hear how Ayurvedic medicine, the sister health science of both yoga and Transcendental Meditation, describes three sub-types of heart disease, according to individual constitutional type, with specific diet, exercise and stress reduction approaches for each one. Apply it to yourself—and get unique insights for heart health after menopause—at www.TotalHeartHealth.info.

Healthy Medicine Report – GMO Foods Harm More than Your Health

GMO puts more at risk than your health. Learn the realities of the far-ranging effects of genetically-modified food on the environment, on farmers in developing nations, on our nation’s food security, on the preservation of pure and natural family heirloom seeds, on the critical biodiversity of crops and on the plight of the hungry of the world. Does GMO really make a better crop with a bigger yield as its promoters say? Or does it contribute to poverty and dependence in the developing world and ultimately, threaten to the security of our nation’s food supply?

Join our host and guest, John Fagan, Ph.D. (www.earthopensource.org) for an objective and clear look at this important topic for our health and for the future of safe food on our planet and on our plates. If you eat soy, corn, or anything pre-packaged, or you simply care about this planet, listen to this show for vital information you need to protect your health now and our future economic and national security.

Healthy Medicine Report – The Real Way to Prevent Breast Cancer

Breast cancer doesn’t “just happen.” In the past ten years, numerous causative factors have been identified that are fortunately largely under our control. Learn about the latest research on natural approaches from surgeon Christine Horner, M.D. and become your own best expert in keeping your breasts healthy.

For women already diagnosed with breast cancer, recent amazing research indicates that food itself can be powerful medicine for preventing cancer recurrence and extending lifespan.

Join us for a highly informative conversation with Dr. Christine Horner,surgeon, speaker and author of Waking the Warrior Goddess: Dr. Horner’s Program to Prevent and Fight Against Breast Cancer, who will share her wealth of information and practical guidance on how to keep your “girls” healthy by steering clear of these frequently overlooked diet and lifestyle habits.

Healthy Medicine Report – It’s Time to Transcend: How Find Your Inner Peace

Deep inside you is a silent reservoir of happiness and creativity waiting to be discovered, say ancient meditative traditions. Now Normal Rosenthal, M.D.—the renowned NIH scientist and clinical psychiatrist who defined Seasonal Affective Disorder, S.A.D, and brought bright light therapy to the world –is here to tell us his story of rediscovering what he refers to as the most powerful healing modality for the human psyche short of sunlight —“transcendence” as gained from the practice of Transcendental Meditation. Listen in for Dr. Rosenthal’s fascinating take on Transcendental Meditation along with his enlightening stories of self-actualization and relief from stress, incurable anger, anxiety and more.

Healthy Medicine Report – How to Heal Headaches Before They Start

Headaches can be prevented if you know why you have them in the first place. In this show you will learn the three main types of headaches and their causes, as well as practical tips for stopping headaches before they even start. Join our host and headache expert, neurologist Trupti Gokani, M.D. as they discuss and reveal the underlying, hidden causes of headaches, help you type your own, and discover new, effective ways to end the headache cycle, without drugs and their side-effects.

Healthy Medicine Report – Are GMO Foods Safe for Your Health?

You may think you know it’s “just tofu,” but regardless of what the label says, you may be eating an “imposter.” What makes a soybean a soybean? And what does it mean for our health when what we eat is not in fact tofu, but a look-alike substance that’s genetically different in unpredictable ways — no longer the same soy that Nature created over millions of years of evolution? Allergies, infertility and weakened immunity from eating genetically altered foods may be just the “tip of the soy-burger” of serious health hazards humanity will face now and in the future if genetically-modified food ingredients continue to pervade our food supply.

Join us for practical, targeted information, guidelines and more from this eye-opening conversation with John Fagan, Ph.D., world-renowned molecular biologist, researcher on GMO food safety and leader in the quest of raising public awareness on this vital health issue. Get the facts and important “take-home” points to protect yourself and those you care about from the many known and yet-to-be discovered risks of consuming genetically modified “Franken-foods.”

Healthy Medicine Report – The Real Way to Prevent Breast Cancer

Breast cancer doesn’t “just happen.” In the past ten years, numerous causative factors have been identified that are fortunately largely under our control. Learn about the latest research on natural approaches from surgeon Christine Horner, M.D. and become your own best expert in keeping your breasts healthy.

For women already diagnosed with breast cancer, recent amazing research indicates that food itself can be powerful medicine for preventing cancer recurrence and extending lifespan.
Join us for a highly informative conversation with Dr. Christine Horner, surgeon, speaker and author of Waking the Warrior Goddess: Dr. Horner’s Program to Prevent and Fight Against Breast Cancer, who will share her wealth of information and practical guidance on how to keep your “girls” healthy by steering clear of these frequently overlooked diet and lifestyle habits.