Category: Health Care

Creating Health: Interview with Christiane Northrup, M.D.

FROM THE ARCHIVES: One benefit of this website is that it allows for some more interesting older essays, interviews, and other projects I have worked on to be occasionally resurrected for a current audience. This interview with best-selling author Christiane Northrup, M.D., is from Chicago’s Conscious Choice magazine (September 1998). Here she explores some of her

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‘Mad As Hell Doctors’ Signal New Era of Healthcare Activism

Here’s a story I wrote in 2009 for Common Dreams on the fine work of a group of Oregon doctors who support single-payer health care. I’m reposting it along with a few other articles I’ve written on the health care topic in recent years. Unfortunately, the issues and problems discussed here remain relevant, despite passage of the Affordable Care

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Healing Consequences of Early Emotional Trauma—Naturally

THOUGHTS ON ACUPUNCTURE, BODYWORK, AND HEALING EMOTIONAL TRAUMA There’s an old Cheech and Chong comedy routine called “Acupuncture” that features Tommy Chong as a traditional Chinese acupuncturist treating new patient Cheech Martin. The latter complains of chronic headache. He’s tried everything from hypnosis to yoga, standing on his head to Quaaludes and cocaine, he tells

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