Notice To Patients Regarding The Open Payments Database.
Dec 15, 2022
The Open Payments database is a federal tool used to search payments made by drug and device companies to physicians and teaching hospitals. It can be found at https://openpaymentsdata.cms.gov.”
Mini-Medical School #2 April 2020-Home Remedies
Apr 19, 2020
Our recent Mini-Medical School on Home Remedies was our first as an online meeting. It is available here as an audio file. Dr. Taylor discussed natural approaches to enhance immunity,...
Mini-Medical School 2020 April Skype Instructions
Mar 28, 2020
Before you can attend our conference, I need to add you to our group list (Mini-Medical School 2020).
Mini-Med #1 2020- Maintaining Cognitive Reserve, Part 2
Feb 02, 2020
There have been several stories in the local newspapers about the Blue Zone initiative for Monterey County.
Mini-Med #6, Preventing Cognitive Decline, Part One
Dec 08, 2019
The term Epigenetics means a change in the expression of the DNA, often due to changes in the environment of the organism.
Important Stuff Newsletter September 2019
Sep 14, 2019
The Next Mini-Medical School, October 5, 2019, will be on Energy Medicine. Summary: Energy Medicine has been used worldwide for thousands of years. All the Asian medical practices understand life energy, which is variously called Prana or Qi/Ki.
Mini-Med 2019 #4- Advanced Nutrition
Sep 09, 2019
This is a massive topic, but we will start with the familiar and countable, and then review a small sample of the many nutrients that missed being on the label.
Mini-Med #3 2019
Jun 04, 2019
Stress Survey Results. Clearly, responses to stress cannot be crafted without a clear understanding of the current stressors. The results of the Stress Survey were overwhelming and incredibly heartwarming.
Mini-Med #2 2019
May 25, 2019
Supplements are an addition that adds to or compliments something when added. For our purposes, we will discuss vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements.
Mini-Med 2019 Feb
Feb 14, 2019
What the insurance policy covers-specifics are in the contract and are not negotiable. Medications, radiology and procedures are often covered but may need special permissions before coverage is activated.
Mini-Medical School #6 2018
Dec 30, 2018
Although an apparently civilized society, we often know remarkably little about our family history. The availability of affordable genetic testing has opened a new area of personal discovery.
Mini-Med #3-Wheat Of Our Ancestors
Jul 27, 2018
Celiac disease is an absolute gluten intolerance. It is cause by an immune reaction to wheat proteins, ....
Simples-Home Herbal Remedies
May 04, 2018
“Simples” are defined as the use of a single herb or plant in a medicinal way. The use of simples pre-dates the written record and continues in wide use today.
Mini-Medical School 2018 #1-The Precision Medicine Initiative
Feb 11, 2018
The Precision Medicine Initiative is a National US research program that is different than anything we have seen before.
Mini-Medical School #6- Fitness For 2018
Dec 03, 2017
Fitness historically referred to the ability to complete a task. What we now mean by “fitness” has no formal definition and it is highly context dependent.
Mini-Medical School #5 October 2017-Cognitive Health
Nov 27, 2017
Knitting, crochet and quilting: Our mission is to use knitting and other therapeutic creative activities to improve wellbeing generally, but also to complement medical treatments in the self-management of long-term health conditions.
Food As Medicine-Mini-Med #4 2017
Aug 13, 2017
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his (her) patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.” Thomas Edison
Whole Foods: The Re-discovery Of Nature Mini-Med 2017 #3
Jun 01, 2017
Rather than focusing on more product for less price, we must focus on replenishing the soil.
Mindfulness: Practical Applications
Apr 12, 2017
Mindfulness is attending to the present. There is nothing foreign, difficult or exotic about mindfulness.
Mini-Med #1 2017-Navigating the Healthcare System
Feb 06, 2017
Navigating the Health Care System with Stephanie Taylor MD PhD. Introduction: The basis of integrative health is the harmonious union of mind, body and spirit.
Mini-Med 2016 #6- Weight Gain And Obesogens
Dec 30, 2016
The holiday season is a very special time of the year and there are very special foods associated with holiday celebrations.
Sleep Mini-Med #5 2016
Nov 26, 2016
More than twenty years ago Dr. William Dement gave a Community Hospital Grand Rounds on Sleep Medicine. Dr. Dement is one of the founders of the field.
Maintaining Your Cognitive Edge
Aug 09, 2016
“I have reached an age when, if someone tells me to wear socks, I don’t have to.” Albert Einstein (1879-1955). Healthy aging is the most popular topic in the Mini-Medical School Series, and for good reasons.
Mini-Medical School 2 For 2016 Medicinal Spices
Apr 26, 2016
Definition of a spice: A spice is “edible, aromatic and dried”. Our second Mini-Medical School focused on another aspect of healing with whole foods, namely Spices! These rare and tasty items were revered as medicines in the not too distant past.
Feb 15, 2016
Who are the Microbiome? Currently, all the bacteria that live on and within you. Very soon, this definition will also include viruses and parasites. As of 2016, 10,000 bacteria types have been identified comprising eight million genes.
Genetics For You!
Dec 20, 2015
History of genetics: Many of you are familiar with Gregor Mendel, who lived in the mid-19th century. He was an Augustinian friar who did significant genetic research.
Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines
Nov 28, 2015
Are you confused about the conflicting recommendations for breast cancer screening? Here is a quick summary of the issues.
A Woman’s Wellspring Summer Reading List
Jun 26, 2015
If you are interested in some background material on the upcoming Mini-Medical Schools, I have included a short annotated bibliography.
Mini-Medical School 2015 #3
Jun 22, 2015
For our third Mini-Medical School of 2015, Cynthia Johnson, Medical Librarian for Natividad Medical Center spoke on searching the Internet for medical information.
May 09, 2015
Our special invited speaker for the second 2015 Mini-Medical School, Dr. Joanne Perron, presented a massive amount of evidence on environmental contaminants that affect human health as well as clear actions you can take to protect yourself and your family.
Mini-Medical School #6 2014
Dec 14, 2014
Sharon Farr was our most wonderful guest speaker for the final Mini-Med session of 2014.
Nutrition And Cancer Prevention
Sep 03, 2014
A definition of Cancer: A cell becomes a cancer when it shows unregulated cell growth and the ability to colonize other tissues.
Letters To The White House On Obamacare
Jan 12, 2014
There is a great deal of political “conversation” about Obamacare and we at Woman”s Wellspring have hosted two seminars on the topic.
Insurance Shopping Tips
Nov 07, 2013
We are getting many questions about the new Covered California website. Several of you have received notices that your insurance will be cancelled at the end of 2013 and you are starting to shop for a new policy.
Mini Medical School#4-Herbs
Sep 06, 2013
Michele gave an authoritative tour de force of plant medicine from both the Chinese and Western Medical Traditions. Michele is a highly skilled herbalist with more than twenty years of teaching experience.
April 2013 Mini-Medical School
Apr 16, 2013
Our second Mini-Medical School was a rousing and informative investigation into the world of organic and fermented food.
Womanswellspring News for 2013
Dec 12, 2012
Welcome to 2013, described by some of our best philosophers as “The Great Turning”.
Research-What’s a woman to think?
Nov 25, 2012
The recent publication of a study suggesting that mammography is over detecting breast cancer is very confusing to women.
Didn’t you take an oath?
Sep 05, 2012
I sometimes hear this question when someone is frustrated by the financial barriers to health care.
Health Insurance Rate Control
Jun 30, 2012
The Supreme Court decision this week on the Affordable Care Act makes it even more important to control health insurance rates.
Tenth Annual Tai Chi for Health Workshop
Jun 20, 2012
Our Tenth Tai Chi for Health Workshop took place June 11-17, 2012 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Mini-Medical Lecture May 2012
May 13, 2012
Our second Mini-Medical School was Saturday, May 19th at 12:30, at our usual location, Chautauqua Hall in Pacific Grove.
Critical Health Insurance Issues
Apr 13, 2012
Womanswellspring exited the insurance world January 1, 2010. We set fair rates for our services and patients pay at the time of service.
Mini Medical School March 2012
Mar 18, 2012
Our first Mini-Medical School of 2012 produced a lively discussion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Foods for the Wise
Feb 07, 2012
Good food is the foundation of health and we are blessed with a great diversity of foods here in Central California.
Joyous Indulgence For The Holidays
Nov 16, 2011
The Holiday Season can be filled with joy as family come together to celebrate another year. It is also a time of some worry, since holiday foods can add weight that will require a New Year’s Resolution!
Sep 13, 2011
We are offering our wonderful Didgeridoo Workshop and Concert again Sunday, September 25th, 2011.
Need some good news?
Jul 17, 2011
Have you thought about taking a news holiday just to give yourself a rest? There is plenty of distressing news every evening, but there are also a lot of very good things happening that are not reported.
Tai Chi News
May 26, 2011
Our week long Tai Chi Workshop will be held in Terre Haute, Indiana from June 13-18th, 2011.
Mothers Day Special Gift
Apr 20, 2011
Mother’s Day is May 8th, and as you would expect that is a major holiday in our office!
Radiation and Public Health
Mar 16, 2011
I know many of you are concerned about radiation leaking from the nuclear power plants in Japan. I would like to give you the best links to current and unbiased information.
Do you Didgeridoo?
Jan 28, 2011
An important part of sustaining community is the opportunity to gather in groups and do something fun.
MiniMedical School-1 2011
Jan 02, 2011
Our first Mini-Medical School lecture of 2011 will be Saturday, January 8th at 12:30. Location Chautauqua Hall in Pacific Grove.
Fall Tai Chi Classes
Aug 28, 2010
Please join us this Winter for six weeks of Tai Chi Classes: Starting January 8, 2011
Jul 25, 2010
The Gulf oil spill has focused our attention on the chemicals in our environment and the long term consequences of chemical exposures.
Jun 26, 2010
Should I still get a yearly mammogram and Pap smear? This question is frequently asked during the office day.
About Tai Chi
May 12, 2010
What is Tai Chi? Tai Chi is a martial art from China. Strictly translated, it is “The Supreme Ultimate”.
May 11, 2010
Please join us for six weeks Tai Chi Classes: Aug 14, 21, 28 Sept 18, 25 Oct 2.
May 11, 2010
The longer I practice medicine the more I understand that many of the common diseases are caused by poor nutrition. Since eating good food is delightful, why would this ever be a problem?
Vitamins & Minerals
May 07, 2010
Do you ever wonder what the best supplement is for you? The choices are overwhelming. There are so many claims and counter claims.
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