Three-quarters of patients today are cared for by a group of rotating “hospitalists”—not their own doctors. This system may be good for hospitals, but it is not providing the best quality of care for patients, according to a study by Harvard researchers. In this edition of the Bottom Line Advocator, Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner and Dr. David Sherer, discuss the pros and cons of hospitalist medicine.
Did you know that there actually is an opioid shortage? And no one is talking about it—until now. In this edition of the Bottom Line Advocator, Dr. David Sherer discusses with Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner how this shortage began… How everyone from cancer patients to people with chronic pain are now suffering…And what to expect going forward.
While there is a place for prednisone, the drug is being overprescribed at an alarming rate, putting patients at risk for dangerous side effects while rarely solving the underlying problem. In this edition of the Bottom Line Advocator, Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner and Dr. David Sherer shine a light on this frightening trend that no one seems to be talking about.
In this edition of The Bottom Line Advocator, Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner talks germs with Dr. Charles Gerba, the top expert in the field of “germology” who discloses the worst places that germs hide, many of them in plain site! (elevator buttons…ATM machines…ect.). Know where they are. Know how to kill them. Know how to protect yourself.
The incredible edible egg—much loved…much maligned. In this episode of The Bottom Line Advocator, Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner gets the “bottom line” on eggs from renowned naturopathic physician and self-acclaimed “Egg-spert” Dr. Andrew Rubman.
Western, or “allopathic,” medicine is defined as a system in which medical professionals treat symptoms and diseases using drugs, radiation or surgery. In short, we’re treating a lot of different ailments using a lot of isolated methods. But are we creating better health? There are those who question it, including both Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner and Dr. David Sherer. They discuss the debate in this edition of The Bottom Line Advocator.
In this edition of The Bottom Line Advocator, Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner talks to Dr. Jamison Starbuck about the many factors that leave kids vulnerable to illness and Dr. Jamison’s best “back to school” methods for keeping kids healthy during flu season.
Drugs prescribed for anxiety are a quick fix, but they do nothing to truly treat the root cause. Leading naturopathic physician Dr. Jamison Starbuck knows that the root often is low hormones…or low cholesterol! It’s easy to rebalance if you know where to look. She explains her methods to diagnose and treat this debilitating condition in this edition of The Bottom Line Advocator with Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner.
The link between dietary choices and eczema flare-ups is well-researched and well-documented, yet doctors don’t talk about it…and they don’t treat it. Bottom Line CEO Sarah Hiner discusses this outrageous oversight with Dr. Jamison Starbuck in this edition of The Bottom Line Advocator.
Plenty of questions arise as a result of an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Should you tell your loved one about his/her diagnosis?…When is the right time to put your loved one in a nursing home?…even Can a care-giving spouse date? Paula Spencer Scott, author and expert on dementia and family care, answers all those questions and many more in this edition of The Bottom Line Advocator.
Late-stage dementia is fraught with physical and emotional challenges for both patient and caregiver. In this edition of The Bottom Line Advocator, Paula Spencer Scott, author and expert on dementia and family care, helps family members navigate this painful time.
In this edition of Conversations with the Experts, Paula Spencer Scott, expert on Alzheimer’s and caregiving, explains how to identify and cope with these four personality types.
Becoming a caregiver to an ailing loved one is a life-changing task to take on, and understanding the emotions that come with it are crucial to maintaining a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. In this edition of The Bottom Line Advocator, Paula Spencer Scott discusses these emotions and, more importantly, addresses how to effectively deal with them.
In this episode of The Bottom Line Advocator, Emmy Award–nominated and nationally syndicated television personality Danny Lipford joins Bottom Line Inc president Sarah Hiner to discuss the age-old question of whether you should buy a new or an older home. What are the trade-offs? What are the benefits of each? And what should you beware of? Listen in as Danny breaks down the home-buying decision step by step.
Can’t remember names? You’re not alone. Dr. Cynthia Green explains what the problem is…and her best strategies for overcoming the problem. And, if all else fails, she also shares how she compensates when put on the spot and the name just won’t come out.
The technology driven office has placed time and task pressures on our brains. What can you do to meet the challenges and protect your brain? Dr. Cynthia Green explains.
Understanding and Appreciating the Benefits of the Aging Brain (We may forget things but actually can do many other things better)
As we age, our brains actually work better in many ways. What gets better? What gets a little worse? Dr. Cynthia Green shares her wisdom.
Misconceptions about natural medicine and naturopathic doctors are keeping many patients from getting the best overall health care possible. In this edition of The Bottom Line Advocator, Dr. Geo Espinosa gives the truth about their training, philosophy and expertise.
The pace of life is giving everyone “ADD” and ruining our ability to concentrate. In this edition of the Bottom Line Advocator, Dr. Cynthia Green talks about how to take control of your ability to pay attention and stay attentive
Far too many sufferers of erectile dysfunction are in their 40s…and a growing number are in their 20s! The cause? According to Dr. Geo Espinosa, it’s pornography. Learn what’s happening to the virility of our young men in this edition of the Bottom Line Advocator.