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.

Women’s Health

Getting in the mood – fighting fertility stress

Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. Chloe Carmichael, Ph.D., will discuss fighting fertility stress.

Dr. Chloe Carmichael, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist practicing in New York City. She focuses on stress management, relationship issues, self esteem, and coaching. Dr. Carmichael is known nationwide for her online tools and support groups that help individuals and couples facing relationship stress, including fertility problems.

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Healing breast cancer naturally

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Véronique Desaulniers will discuss healing breast cancer naturally.

Dr. Véronique Desaulniers, better known as Dr. V, has maintained successful practices in the wellness field since 1979. Because of her passion for health and wellness, Dr. V undertook extensive studies in energy medicine, specializing in chiropractic, bio-energetics, Meridian Stress Analysis, homeopathy, and digital thermography. After 30 years in active practice, she decided to “retire” and devote her time to sharing her story and journey with breast cancer. Her experience led to the recently released book, Heal Breast Cancer Naturally: 7 Essential Steps to Beating Breast Cancer.

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Benefits of omega-3s through a woman’s life cycle

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Dr. Aimée Shunney will discuss the benefits of omega-3s through a woman’s life cycle.

Aimée Gould Shunney, ND, is in private practice in Santa Cruz, CA, where she blends conventional medical diagnosis and treatment with the use of natural therapeutics including dietary and lifestyle counseling, nutritional supplements, herbal medicine, homeopathy, and bio-identical hormones. Dr. Shunney is a dynamic educator, radio show host, and writer on a mission to empower people to take charge of their health with integrative medicine. She specializes in women’s health, functional endocrinology, and family medicine. As a Medical Advisor to Nordic Naturals, Dr. Shunney also enjoys extolling the virtues of fish oil to professional, retail, and consumer audiences across the country.

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How to thrive in the menopausal years

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Jennifer Johnson will discuss how to thrive in the menopausal years.

Jennifer Johnson, ND is associate dean for clinical education and a clinical associate professor at Bastyr University’s School of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Johnson has been involved in direct patient care in both private practice and teaching clinics. She offers care in general medicine with a specialty in comprehensive women’s healthcare. Offering care for women of all ages, she provides nutritional advice including weight management, treatment for hormonal and thyroid imbalances, and preconception care.

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Menopause and estrogen replacement

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Machelle Seibel will discuss menopause and estrogen replacement.

Mache Seibel, MD, is one of America’s leading health experts on women’s health and menopause, addressing stress and weight control in connection with menopause symptoms, and beyond. He spent nearly two decades on the Harvard Medical School faculty and has conducted many published clinical trials. Dr. Seibel is regularly interviewed by major print, radio and broadcast media on a wide variety of health issues.

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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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Nutrition controversies and news you can use

Dana Laake will be discussing “news you can use” and controversies related to health and nutrition.

Dana Laake is a licensed nutritionist who has been providing preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition services for over 25 years. Her practice includes 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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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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Hormones – how they affect, mood, weight gain and energy

Dr. Kevin Passero and his special guest Dr. Holly Lucille will be discussing hormones and how they affect, mood, weight gain and energy.
Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN, is a naturopathic physician, an expert on women’s health issues, and a member of the Enzymatic Therapy Scientific Advisory Board. In her private practice, Dr. Lucille makes use of her extensive education in various modalities including homeopathy, clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, body and energy work, and mind-body and lifestyle counseling.

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