Patrick Hanaway, MD, Webinar: Seeing The Whole Person

                Dear Friends, This is a wonderful opportunity to hear Patrick (my beloved husband) teaching on Functional Medicine – Seeing The Whole Person. I hope this gives you a better context for the kind of medicine our physicians offer at Family to Family and a better sense of the […]

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Food Sensitivities & Elimination Diet Workshop with Susan Bradt, MD

 

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Natural Ways To Prevent and Treat Influenza

by Mark Hoch, M.D. Let’s look at natural ways to prevent and treat influenza and viral respiratory infections. Prevention: To keep your immune system strong eat a healthy diet, get regular exercise, proper rest with some relaxation time every day and adequate sleep (most people need about 8 hours). Organic, local, fresh food is optimal […]

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Blossoming in Functional Medicine

By Lisa Lichtig, M.D.   –   Functional Medicine is uniquely suited to address many of the primary drivers of chronic illness including  the complex daily interactions among an individual’s genetics, environment, and lifestyle choices. This approach is systems-based, integrative, and patient-centered. Functional medicine makes listening to the patient a priority.  This approach helps clinicians understand where […]

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Seasonal Allergies got you down? Try these tips for natural relief…

by Susan Bradt, M.D. – Spring and summer are a beautiful time here in the mountains to enjoy hikes, picnics in the park and soak up the sunshine. If you suffer from allergies though, the season can also come with sniffling, congestion, puffy eyes, sinus pain and sometimes a general state of fatigue and misery. […]

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What To Do For The Stomach Flu

By Susan Bradt, M.D. Acute gastroenteritis (AKA the stomach flu or stomach bug) is a very common infection in childhood. It is most typically caused by a contagious virus and can result in diarrhea alone or vomiting plus diarrhea. The symptoms can last anywhere from 24 hrs to longer than 2 weeks and the symptoms […]

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The Omics Revolution

This is a fascinating video clip featuring our very own Dr. Patrick Hanaway.  Dr. Hanaway is also the Chief Education Officer for the Institute of Functional Medicine.  In this clip, Dr. Hanaway discusses how genes are modified by environmental signals.  Enjoy!! Click to view video.    

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Safe & Effective Products

By Mark Hoch, M.D.   Your Health and Safety is #1 at Family to Family Below is a link to an important article on nutritional/herbal supplements. At Family to Family we know that all products are not created equal and all companies are not of equal integrity. As seen here (NY Times and also in the […]

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Influenza Update

By Dr. Susan Bradt This Year’s Flu It appears the flu season is hard upon us and it is not going to be a mild one this year. The influenza shot this year is also not well matched with the circulating strains so it is not offering as much protection in the community as it […]

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What’s All The Buzz About Honey Bees?

by Dr. Susan Bradt

These busy workers pollinate 80 percent of our flowering crops, which constitute 1/3 of everything we eat! Without them, we couldn’t grow the food we currently grow.

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Vitamin D: The Sunshine Hormone by Dr. Mark Hoch

Here is some practical information about “vitamin D” because you may be hearing some of the buzz about it in the media. Actually, it has been known for some time that vitamin D is very important to many aspects of our health, not just our bones.  Technically, vitamin D is not really a vitamin because […]

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Holistic Perspectives on Eczema: Calming the Itch and Addressing the Source by Dr. Susan Bradt

  I’ve seen many cases of childhood eczema recently so I’m sharing a  bit about this irritating and itchy rash including some tips on addressing its underlying causes.  Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, affects both children and adults and is characterized by an itchy red rash.  The rash comes and goes over time and […]

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Interview with Dr. Patrick Hanaway

Patrick Hanaway, MD, well-respected thought leader in Integrative Holistic Medicine around the world, is interviewed by  Clinical Nutritionist, Josh Gitalis. Dr. Hanaway brought forth many innovations in functional medicine testing while director at Genova Diagnostics. While he retired from that position in Spring 2012,  Patrick continues to improve healthcare and medical education as Curriculum Director […]

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