An interview with Jill Simons, a certified colon hydrotherapist, who works at All’s Well that End’s Well in Northeast Portland. She discusses the health benefits of colonics and their role in detoxification.
Charles McGee II and Amanda Lawrence from the Josiah Hill Clinicjoin us in the KBOO Studio to talk about the importance of being tested for lead levels in the blood, even for adults. Most of the emphasis around lead has centered around lead exposure to children because their growing metabolisms are more easily damaged. However, the effects of lead poisoning on adults is no less serious.
This week on Voices from the Edge, Jo Ann and Dave looked at the good and bad news of the week. Topics discussed included: federal funds being made available to Oregon to address budget shortfalls and whether those dollars will reach the people who really are in need; the impact of the new president of the Portland Police Association; shortcomings and risks with new assistance being offered to homeowners facing foreclosure; and missed economic development opportunities in emerging technologies.
Dr. Barbara MacDonald, author of The Breast Cancer Companion, discusses why integrative healthcare, naturopathic and conventional medicine together, is so important for the treatment of breast cancer. She discusses the benefits and challenges in using herbs and nutritional supplements along with chemotherapy and radiation, strategies to prevent a recurrence, and the philosophy of holistic cancer care.
Oregon House District 43 is one of the most diverse in the state. It also faces some of the biggest challenges: high unemployment, high rates of police misconduct, high displacement from gentrification.
This week Dave and Jo Ann talked with State Rep. Lew Frederick about what role the state can play in addressing some of these problems.