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Abundance with Phillip Scott

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Learning to live entitled is difficult for many of us who are raised to think that we are only entitled if we work hard. There is nothing wrong with working hard, but we have an inalienable right as a human being to partake in abundance.            

Alternative Health Care Legislation

submitted by: admin on 05/12/2015
MDs are now protected from Medical Board persecution by California State Law so long as there is no harm to patients and mainstream treatments are not with-held.          

Basic Fundamentals of Good Health with Russell Jaffe, MD

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
In today's health care system we wait until we get sick before we seek help. There are 3 core fundamentals: acid-base balance, hormonal balance, and gut transition time. Routine lab tests measure abnormalities that are far advanced. The wellness buffer is discussed. Lifestyle and purpose determine our level of wellness.            

Choosing the Right Treatment

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Choosing the right treatment when you're challenged by serious illness is often not easy. We tend to trust our physician because we don't know medicine, but how do you know that your doctor knows enough to make the best decision? It points out the importance of getting opinions from more than one health care practitioner and from doing research on the...

Do You Have the Right to Know if a Trainee is Doing Your Surgery?

submitted by: admin on 09/20/2013
  According to a study published in July 2012 Archives of Surgery, only about 25% of eye institutions had a policy of informing patients that residents would be involved in their surgery! The reasoning of these teaching facilities is that it is critical that residents learn how to do surgeries and that if patients were offered the choice of not having...

Medical Freedom: We Need it Now

submitted by: admin on 10/11/2013
Medical freedom is not a constitutional right. Should citizens have the right to determine their own medical choices?        

Should Patients Have Access to Their Medical Records?

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
Most patients want access to their medical records including the doctor's notes according to an article published in the December issue of Annals of Internal Medicine. In this study, called OpenNotes, 37,000 patients and 170 physicians were surveyed. Of the MDs 63 refused to participate and 80% of patients liked the idea of having access to their records....

Should Physician Assisted Suicide be Legalized?

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
  Oregon and Washington have legalized physician-assisted suicide and now Vermont is considering this option as well. Since 1998 in the state of Oregon there have been 1050 requests for doctor-assisted suicide and of those 673 have taken their lives. Both the patient's primary care physician and a consulting doctor must agree and patients must administer...