Learning how to listen “the other way” has been one of the most valuable assets in my life. It has given me peace and fulfillment, guided me during challenging moments, taught me to see the healing way forward with my health. In my clinical practice, listening this “other way” has also been invaluable. Of course […]
Author Archive | Katie Blair
Proper Tick Removal
The CDC estimates that more than 300,000 people will get sick with lyme every year. The number of cases being reported to the CDC is steadily on the rise. Here is what you need to know to remove ticks properly if you are bitten. Removing ticks properly helps reduce the chances of them infecting you […]
Iowa Lyme Law – Act NOW!
Iowa Lyme Disease Legislation – IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED! Legislation has been filed in the Iowa House of Representatives to make it easier for licensed Iowa medical professionals to treat Lyme disease patients following International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) guidelines. This legislation has been developed in cooperation with the Iowa Board of Medicine (BOM), […]
Stink! A MUST see movie!
“STINK! opens with a foul smell and a pair of kids pajamas. And a single father trying to find out what that smell could possibly be. But instead of getting a straight answer, director Jon Whelan stumbles on an even bigger issue in America, which is that some products on our store shelves are not safe— […]
FREE online Autism Intensive!
I am so excited to announce the FREE online Autism Intensive that starts January 10, 2016! My own doctor and mentor (Dr. Norm Schwartz, MD) has been working on this project for the past 8 months interviewing leading experts on autism from around the country! The Autism Intensive Summit is an online free series of […]
DBQ Poison Free Parks
DBQ Poison Free Parks is a new group I’ve just created! It is designed to help people from the Dubuque area to connect and collaborate in efforts to get poisons like Roundup/Glyphosate banned from our city parks and public spaces. If you are on Facebook, please consider joining us! Click HERE to find us on […]
The Dangers of Lawn Chemicals, Part II
If you read my first posting on lawn chemicals and their link to cancer and disease but aren’t convinced that this is a real problem yet, here are more statistics for your consideration. All are sourced from this fully referenced fact sheet. Prevalence Suburban lawns and gardens receive more pesticide applications per acre (3.2-9.8 lbs) than agriculture […]
Mold – the missing piece to your health puzzle?
If you are struggling to get well despite eating well, making efforts to get good sleep, and following a well balanced health plan, you may need to consider that mold and mold toxins could be holding you back from the progress you are working for. Mold and mold toxins can create inflammation, disruption to a […]
The Unintended Consequences of Pesticides
Short and sweet, this video sums up the problem with the widespread use of lawn chemicals.
Your BIG impact on the world
Even the smallest things we say and do have a big impact… and can change the world….(and our own lives). If we think what we do is too insignificant and then don’t participate, we lose our opportunity to create a healthier, happier more peaceful world.