Yolanda Whyte, MD, is a pediatrician from Atlanta, Georgia, who has given several speeches characterizing fluoride as a health risk to children, African-American and Hispanic communities, and people with diabetes and kidney disease.
Here is her lecture at Portland State University in February, 2013.
Today's guest, Dr. Gary Weiner, is a naturopathic physician, licensed acupuncturist, and founder of Pearl Natural Health in downtown Portland. He joins host Dr. David Naimon to discuss natural approaches to the inflammatory bowel diseases--ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease--as well as the results he's seen in the program he developed to treat inflammatory bowel disease patients in Portland.
So the Pope resigned on Monday -- the first time that's happened in about 600 years -- leaving the world's 1.2 million Catholics without a leader. We can only hope that his successor will support contraception and refuse to protect pedophiles. But we can, with some accuracy, predict that the new Pope will be male.
In the wake of the Holy Father's abdication, Abe and Joe examine the state of modern Christianity, and ask listeners whether patriarchal religion is a help or a hindrance in the 21st Century.
Filmmaker and clinical psychologist Jan Haaken discusses her film Mindzone:Therapists Behind the Front Lines, which launches Rethinking Psychiatry's Annual Film Festival on February 21st. The film follows a combat stress control unit to Afghanistan where therapists carry out their conflicting missions of both preventing psychiatric casualties and maintaining the fighting forces.
Thursday, Feb. 21st, 7 - 9 pm
First Unitarian Church, 1011 SW Twelfth, Portland, OR
Suggested Donation: $5-$15 (no-one turned away for lack of funds)
Host Jo Ann Hardesty speaks with pediatrician Dr. Yolanda Whyte about the latest scientific and health news regarding water fluoridation and the risks it would pose for Portland children. She will discuss the recent federal warnings against the use of fluoridated water to mix infant formula; African American and Latino children and exposure to fluoride; at-risk populations, such as diabetics and those suffering from kidney disease and exposure to fluoride; and more.