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The Healing Power of Plants

Jim Duke, America's elder statesman of herbs and spices, is a dedicated and strong-willed scientist whose advocacy of natural healing methods has never diminished. Born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1929, Duke earned his doctorate in botany from the...

A Field Guide to Stress

Tom Ferguson, M.D. interviews Kenneth R. Pelletier Ph.D. about explains how a prolonged biological stress pattern leads to disease. He details how to break this pattern with various stress management options, rather than illness.

Self-Care In a Mexican Village

Tom Ferguson, M.D. interviews David Werner about the self-care network run by the farm people among the villages in western Mexico. These people with no formal medical training have learned how to handle preventive and curative medicine for their...

How Health Workers Can Promote Self-Care

Tom Ferguson, M.D. interviews John Travis, M.D. about his approach for self-care, once a specific organic illness is ruled out. He advocates that individuals are turned over to wellness educators, who act as consultants looking at life style choices...

Forging a Vision

Daniel Redwood, D.C. interviews Marilyn Ferguson about her great concern for the fate of our civilization and her deeply-ingrained sense of hope. Though a bit young for the role, she is becoming a kind of global village elder, assimilating a wide...

Making Kind Choices

Ingrid Newkirk is the cofounder and president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the world’s largest animal rights organization. Newkirk began PETA in 1980 to provide information on vegetarianism and consumer products produced...

Women’s Health

Christiane Northrup, M.D., is a board–certified obstetrician/gynecologist whose best selling books, Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause, have set the standard for women seeking a balanced and knowledgeable perspective on both...

Manifesto for a New Medicine

Daniel Redwood, D.C. interviews James Gordon, M.D. about the dramatic advances in public acceptance of alternative medicine in the past decade and how he first became involved with alternatives. Dr. Gordon offers inspiring stories of healing from...