Providing cutting edge news, education, and practical advice on nutrition, lifestyle, toxins and disease, hormone imbalances, nutrient deficiencies, genomics, inflammation, digestive health, and  more!

Join hosts Dana Laake and Dr. Kevin Passero for lively weekly discussions with health experts and
thought leaders in the fields of integrative, personalized, and functional medicine.

Children’s Health

Autism and exposure to Wi-Fi and EMFs, and brain health.

Special guest: Dr. Martha Herbert

Dr. Martha Herbert is a pediatric neurologist, brain researcher, writer, speaker and integrative systems thinker. She directs the Transcend Research Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital, which takes an integrated, multi-faceted approach to understanding autism and neurodevelopmental disorders. In addition, she co-directs the Body-Brain Resilience Center clinic and research center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, runs the Higher Synthesis Foundation, and is the author of The Autism Revolution: Whole Body Strategies for Making Life All It Can Be.

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News you can use: Nutrient recommendations and safety and controversies in health and diet.

Topic: News you can you: Nutrient recommendations and safety and controversies in health and diet.
Special guest: Dana Laake is a licensed nutritionist providing preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition services for over 25 years. Her practice includes the nutritional evaluation and treatment of the full spectrum of health issues affecting children and adults. Dana holds a Master’s degree in nutrition from the University of Maryland.

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Dangers of EMFs – The greater vulnerability of children and infants and toddlers

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Devra Davis will discuss electric and magnetic fields (EMFs) and the greater health risk to children, infants and toddlers.

Dr. Devra Davis founded the non-profit Environmental Health Trust in 2007 in Teton County, Wyoming, to provide basic research and education about environmental health hazards and promote constructive policies. Devra Davis’ career has spanned all areas of academia, public policy, and scientific research. She is the author of more than 190 scientific publications, editor of 11 books, and has written two best-selling books. Dr. Davis is one of the most vocal and credible voices warning about the dangers of cell phone radiation.

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The dangers of sunscreens and EMFs

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Elizabeth Plourde will discuss the dangers of sunscreens and electromagnetic field (EMF) radiation.

Elizabeth Plourde, CLS. NCMP, PhD, is a licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist with degrees in both biological science and psychology. Dr. Plourde uses her experience in her fields of study as well as her work in medical laboratories to focus attention on the hazards of sunscreen and how they are impacting our children and the environment. Dr. Plourde is a health educator and internationally known author. She has appeared on numerous network news programs and radio shows across the country.

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Outsmarting autism

Dana Laake and her special guest Patricia S. Lemer will discuss the management, healing and prevention of autism.

Patricia S. Lemer is a Licensed Professional Counselor and practiced as an educational diagnostician for over 40 years, advocating for families of children with special needs. She is passionate about determining underlying causes of developmental delays, not just treating symptoms. Ms. Lemer is a co-founder of Developmental Delay Resources (DDR) and Board Chair of Epidemic Answers. She is the author of Envisioning a Bright Future: Interventions that Work for Children and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Outsmarting Autism.

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Health controversies including environmental risk factors, autism, vaccinations, and fluoride.

Topic: Health controversies including Environmental risk factors, autism, vaccinations, and fluoride.
Special guest: Dana Laake is a licensed nutritionist providing preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition services for over 25 years.

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Preconception planning and care

Dana Laake and her special guest Hannah Bradford will talk about how to plan for a healthy pregnancy.

Hannah Bradford, MAc, LAc is an acupuncturist with training in nutrition, herbal medicine, and homeopathy. She is certified in Biological Medicine through the Paracelsus Klinik in Switzerland and has further training from the Klinghardt Academy in the United States. She is also an adjunct faculty member for alternative and complementary medicine in the School of Public Health at George Washington University and an instructor in nursing at Marymount University.

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The truth about the early years of parenting

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Peggy O’Mara will be discussing the truth about the early years of parenting.

Peggy O’Mara is the publisher and editor of Mothering Magazine. She has authored 4 books including Having a Baby Naturally: The Mothering Magazine Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth, and Natural Family Living: The Mothering Magazine Guide to Parenting. A dynamic speaker, she has lectured and conducted workshops on natural family topics in conjunction with organizations such as the Omega Institute, Esalen, La Leche League International, Lamaze International, and Bioneers.

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Ways to help women assure a natural childbirth

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Tania Howard will be discussing ways to help women assure a natural childbirth.

A native of New Jersey, Dr. Tania Howard decided to become a chiropractor at the age of 15, when she experienced a total metamorphosis in her health after seeking chiropractic care for an injury. She completed her doctorate at Life Chiropractic College in Atlanta, GA and has done extensive postgraduate work in the fields of peri-natal and pediatric chiropractic care. In private practice for over 20 years, she is the founder of Broadneck Family Chiropractic, where she practices with two partners who make it possible for her to take her healthy-living message “on the road” with her saucy lifestyle blog.

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Homeopathy for kids: bumps and bruises from school sports, cough, cold and flu, stress, sleep disorders growing pains, acne

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Christophe Merville, D. Pharm., will be discussing homeopathy for bumps and bruises from school sports, cough, cold and flu, stress and sleep disorders, growing pains in teenagers, and acne.

Since 1990, Christophe Merville has been the Director of Education and Pharmacy Development for Boiron, the world’s leading manufacturer of homeopathic medicines. Dr. Merville has created training programs, both online and in print, for pharmacists and retailers on homeopathy and medicine.

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