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A Return To Healing Chapter 2: How I Became Part of the Problem: The Story of My Medical Training

submitted by: admin on 03/24/2015
  Medical training was nothing like I expected; in fact it was outright abusive. The emphasis on science and curing and lack of attention to healing which, coupled with a theme of competition at many levels, led to separation rather than a healthy community of healers. This brainwashing gradually led to my joining the principles of my profession and...

A Return To Healing Chapter 7: The Birth of the Health Medicine Movement

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Awakening to the limitations of conventional medical practice led to a search for a new and better way to provide health care. The Health Medicine Forum was born and a new paradigm based on integrative, holistic, person-centered, preventive health care was developed. Vicki and I tell the story.         A Return to Healing:...

Biennial Mammograms are Sufficient to Screen for Breast Cancer

submitted by: admin on 06/18/2016
  According to researchers at the University of California Medical Center, and published in the March issue of Internal Medicine, screening for breast cancer every two years is preferrable to yearly screens when doing mammograms. This was based on a study of 900,000 women. It appears that this applies to women from the age of 50-94. Mammograms picked...

Breast Cancer: How to Screen for it

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Screening for breast cancer is confusing and mammogams in younger women are simply not reliable. The screening tool that does work very well is breast thermography. The early work on this is reviewed.    

Do You Need a Colonoscopy?

submitted by: admin on 09/20/2013
  Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki discuss the pros and cons for a routine colonoscopy for colon cancer screening. In asymptomatic people without a family history of cancer, the risks of doing a colonoscopy may exceed the benefits. Bowel perforations and severe GI bleeding are complications in 1 in 200 tests. Other screening tests are reviewed too.        

Fewer Mammograms Needed for Low-Risk Women

submitted by: admin on 06/18/2016
Less frequent mammograms for wonem at low risk for breast cancer can be a cost effective way of saving lives. Women with no family history of breast cancer, no previous biopsy and breasts that are not dense need far fewer mammograms than women with these risk factors. For women under the age of 50 without these three risk factors, mammograms are not worthwhile....

Founding Health Medicine: The Story

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
Health Medicine is integrative, holistic, person-centered, preventive health care. It began in 1992, has been defined since then, and is now available in clinical practice in some areas. The history of the Health Medicine Forum and Healing Circles is shared.          

Health Medicine Overview

submitted by: admin on 09/23/2013
  Health Medicine is defined, its history reviewed, and its principles described. It has been brought into clinical practice at the Health Medicine Center.          

Health Reform, Over 50 Years With Lonnie Bristow, MD

submitted by: admin on 09/23/2013
Dr. Bristow is a former president of the national AMA and reviews the challenges he has faced in health care throughout his distinguished career. He also presents his ideas for solutions to what we're now facing in health care from the points of view of cost, availability of insurance, the epidemic of chronic diseases, and the safety of medications.            

Integral Healing with Elliott Dacher, MD

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Integral healing involves not only our self, but also how our health relates to our whole life story that includes our families, community, nation, planet, and universe. The composite of what makes a human being includes everything about us: our body, mind, emotion, spirit, and appreciates that we are inseparably connected to all that there is. Developing our...

Music, Crystal, and Energy Healing with Bradford Tilden

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
Music is potent healing modality that can be blended with other modalities. It stimulates the imagination, deepens the moment, and draws out aliveness. Brad is a pioneering conductor of sound, esoteric healing, and bodywork. He shares his grand vision of helping people discover their intended purpose. He supports transforming unhealthy thoughts to positive behavior.            

My Journey Through Breast Cancer: Part 1

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
When you're diagnosed with breast cancer it is very challenging to determine the best treatment and there is a great deal of fear involved in making decisions. Laura, one of Len Saputo, MD's medical patients, tells the story of what she'd do if she could deal with her cancer treatment over again.          

My Life Path with Scout Bartlett

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
Scout tells his personal life story and how he transcended from being an engineer to a medical intuitive. His stories are inspirational and most interesting.              

Photo-Oxidation with Robert Rowen, MD

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
In the preantibiotic era, a technology called photo-oxidation that uses UV light was used very effectively in treating severe, advanced infections. About 200 cc of blood are circulated through UV light and put back into the body to have its antimicrobial effect. The mechanism of action and data supporting its use are described. A miraculous treatment was lost.

Photonic Stimulation Part 1

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
There is an amazing new technology that has remarkable ability to relieve pain that uses near infrared light. Its mechanism of action, range of uses, and how it works is discussed.          

Photonic Stimulation with Maurice Bales

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
The inventor of the photon stimulator explains how infrared light works and shares some fascinating stories about patients who have been helped using it.        

Pioneers in Medicine with Jimmy Parker

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
Change often causes resistance for a lot of reasons. In medical practice there are both collegial and legal issues. The story of Dr. Len's transition in health care from disease care to health care and CAM is explored.            

Proactive Dentistry with Andrea Braun, DDS

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
Knowing what we are at risk for is the first step and good history starts the process. Looking at the whole person and tailoring treatment to their overall needs is the challenge.          

Qigong with Tom Rogers

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
  Tom Rogers, president of the Qigong Institute gives a wonderful interview describing what qigong is, how it works, and what it does. He reviews some of the scientific studies validating its value. He also explains that qigong is a moving meditation that pays attention to the breath. Tom relates to the emerging field of epigenetics that emphasizes how...

The Power of Story with Robert Moss

submitted by: admin on 12/16/2018
        The big story is connecting with the right person. Personal dreams are the gateway to access to the collective mind of community. Each of us have a special mission in this lifetime; we can find this through dreaming. We need to discover our sacred contract with God. People need purpose, but we often stay asleep. We must learn to...