Environmental-Health

On this episode of Wellness For Life Radio:

Dr. Alex Spira

Lung Health

      Breathe Easy - Everything You Need to Know about Lung Health - Dr. Alex Spira
Dr. Alex Spira

A graduate of Harvard University, Dr. Alex Spira earned his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. He then went on to complete his internship and residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and he completed his medical oncology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. During his training, Dr. Spira was granted many awards and honors, and he completed several specialized fellowship programs. Among these honors were the National Institutes of Health Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship (1990-1997), Merck Corporation Scholarship (1995-1995), Pediatric AIDS Foundation Fellowship (1993-1995) and Harvard University Scholarship (1987-1990). Dr. Spira has also received his PhD from the New York University School of Arts and Sciences.

Throughout his career, Dr. Spira has received multiple honors, including Top Doctor in Northern Virginia Magazine and Washingtonian magazine for multiple years. In 2014, he received the prestigious Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctor award. In his spare time, Dr. Spira enjoys spending time with his family, coaching children’s sports, cycling, and cheering on his favorite New York sports teams.

 


Dr. David Andrews

Chemicals and Toxicity – What You Need to Know

      Chemicals and Toxins Lurking in Your Kitchen - Dr. David Andrews
EWG-Dr. David AndrewsDr. Andrews is using his background in chemistry and nanotechnology research to investigate environmental health issues. His work focuses on finding ways to change national environmental regulations and government policies to protect public health. During his five years at EWG he has developed comprehensive knowledge of the regulatory processes affecting industrial chemicals, consumer products, cosmetics and nanomaterials. David has conducted more than 100 media interviews on various public health issues and frequently deals with federal agencies and legislative offices. His recent work has included collaborating on designing and building EWG’s consumer databases, highlighting the overuse of confidentiality claims submitted to EPA and organizing a conference for a federal initiative to set priorities for nanotechnology research. He holds a B.A. in chemistry from Wesleyan University (Connecticut) and a Ph.D. in chemistry from Northwestern. He has authored more than 10 scientific publications and holds a patent on quantum interference devices. Learn more here: http://www.ewg.org/


Dr. Gary Kaplan

Environmental Health – How the Environment is Impacting Our Health

      Scary Connection Between Toxins and Disease Dr. Gary Kaplan
      The Environment is Becoming a 'Pain' - Dr. Gary Kaplan
Dr. Gary Kaplan

Dr. Gary Kaplan, D.O., a pioneer of integrative medicine, is one of just 19 physicians board certified in both family medicine and pain medicine and practices in McLean, VA. A clinical associate professor at Georgetown University and director of the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine, he has also served as a consultant to the NIH and, in October 2013, was appointed to the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Advisory Committee at Health and Human Services. He has discussed his work on Good Morning America, NPR, NBC News, as well as in The New York Times, The Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal. He resides in Falls Church, VA. Learn more here: www.KaplanClinic.com


Nature's Secrets with Dr. Susanne Bennett

 

Nature’s Secrets with Dr. Susanne Bennett:

The Fungus Among Us!

Today on Nature’s Secrets Dr. Susanne will discuss “the fungus among us,” whether it’s inside our body or outside, and how we can get rid of it naturally!

      Nature's Secrets - Fungus Among Us
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