Empowering Patients

By Craig Weiner, DC Having been a health care provider for nearly thirty years, the question of how to encourage patients to be more active on behalf of their own health and well-being has always both challenged and inspired me. I’ve had the blessing of having a relationship with my patients that is unique and heartfelt. For me, the patient/doctor ... Read More ►

The Harmonic Heart

Jennifer Lipski, RN How Embodying Love and Gratitude Can Change the World Our lifeblood circulates through our bodies via a profoundly powerful biomechanical pump known as the heart. The heart beat is created by electrochemical interactions between the heart and brain; as the dynamic conversation between these two entities changes, so does the rhythm and intensity of the beat. Research ... Read More ►

Whose Idea Is Your Child Thinking?

By Nancy Blanning The Effects of Media on Your Child’s Context for Life It is our fondest hope as parents and teachers that our children will be allowed to encounter the world directly through the freshness and unprejudiced vision of their own eyes, ears, and hands. I think of our grandson’s dedication to snail-watching last spring and summer. Nothing was ... Read More ►

New Revolution

An Interview with Nicanor Perlas In our Spring 2004 issue, we published the acceptance speech given by Nicanor Perlas in Stockholm, Sweden, subsequent to his receiving the Right Livelihood Award (also Known as the Alternative Nobel Prize) in 2003. Nicanor Perlas is President of the Center for Alternative Development Initiatives (CADI) in Manila, The Philippines. CADI (www.cadi.ph) is concerned with ... Read More ►

The Case for Vaccine Choice, Asking the Right Questions

by Joseph Cooney, MD I’ve had many conversations with parents regarding their concerns over the decision of whether or not to vaccinate their children. They are actually quite torn about it. On one hand, the medical world makes the argument that you are either crazy or selfish not to vaccinate. Vaccines help us avoid acute illness and, in doing so, ... Read More ►

The Case for Vaccine Choice, Asking the Right Questions

by Joseph Cooney, MD I’ve had many conversations with parents regarding their concerns over the decision of whether or not to vaccinate their children. They are actually quite torn about it. On one hand, the medical world makes the argument that you are either crazy or selfish not to vaccinate. Vaccines help us avoid acute illness and, in doing so, lower death ... Read More ►