Mini-Medical School #3 Nutrition and Cancer Stephanie Taylor MD PhD August 2, 2014 “Eat as if your life mattered”-Rachel Naomi Remen MD A definition of Cancer: A cell becomes a cancer when it shows unregulated cell growth and the ability to colonize other tissues. Thinking about the causes of Cancer: Cancer risk increases in several […]
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There is a great deal of political “conversation” about Obamacare and we at Woman”s Wellspring have hosted two seminars on the topic. Reliable information is essential, but I know you will like these Letters on Obamacare which were gratefully sent to the White House and passed on through www.whitehouse.gov. Their email is copied below.
Mini-Medical School #4, August 3, 2013 Herbs for Aging by Michele C. Kennedy (Summary by Dr. Stephanie Taylor) Michele gave an authoritative tour de force of plant medicine from both the Chinese and Western Medical Traditions. Michele is a highly skilled herbalist with more than twenty years of teaching experience.
Our second Mini-Medical School was a rousing and informative investigation into the world of organic and fermented food. Dr. Taylor gave a short talk on organics and the health benefits of fermented foods. Kathryn Lukas, owner of Farmhouse Culture, shared a history of sauerkraut and offered a demonstration of kraut preparation and a tasting. For […]
Welcome to 2013, described by some of our best philosophers as “The Great Turning”. This is a time of great change but also great opportunity for creativity. A Womanswellspring is changing as well. We are successful as an independent women’s wellness center. In order to continue to advance and improve, there will be some changes in the […]
The recent publication of a study suggesting that mammography is over detecting breast cancer is very confusing to women. The conclusion from the study is that small, localized breast cancers probably never spread, and should not be treated. Unfortunately, we do not have the tools to reliably determine which breast cancers are well behaved and which […]
I sometimes hear this question when someone is frustrated by the financial barriers to health care. I believe that applying a business model to healthcare is unwise and dangerous. Essential human services do not perform well as for profit businesses. If profit is the goal, people get crushed in the rush to improve the bottom line and […]
The Supreme Court decision this week on the Affordable Care Act makes it even more important to control health insurance rates. Health insurance in California is the only insurance type that is free of rate regulation by the Insurance Commissioner. The ballot petition to give the California Insurance Commissioner the power to approve or disapprove health […]
Our Tenth Tai Chi for Health Workshop took place June 11-17, 2012 in Memphis, Tennessee. We had 172 participants taking week long trainings in many Tai Chi forms including the Sun 73 , Yang 24 and 40 Form, Combined 42 Form, Chen Styles, fan and sword forms as well as push hands. It was an outstanding […]