February 13, 2014
I was discussing the underlying causes of Alzheimer’s disease with a colleague today, while at RoxSpa Newport Beach, and came across this article, also posted today, making the association between the pesticide DDT and the production of amyloid plaques in Alzheimer’s patients. Though DDT was banned from use in the US in 1972, other countries continue to use it and consequently the chemical still finds its way into our cells. I’ve taught physicians about the association between DDT and breast cancer in continuing medical education lectures through the American College for Advancement in Medicine and the American Nutraceutical Association over the years but this is the first reference I’ve seen making a possible connection to this pesticide’s detrimental effects on the brain. Read more here.
April 19, 2012
Join PharmCon’s pharmaceutical webinar series on “Innovative Strategies for Optimizing Thyroid Function” on April 23rd at 10:30 AM EST with Dr. Gina Cushman, NMD, PhD, founder of HealthBridge Management LLC and HealthBridge Medical Center in Newport Beach, CA.
Dr. Cushman will be discussing the benefits and appropriate use of the various thyroid medications available to healthcare practitioners, and a new approach to the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid-related imbalance.
AMA and ACPE approved for 1.25 live pharmaceutical continuing medical education credits. Cost is free to members (nominal $50 annual fee for unlimited access to live CMEs) and $30 to non-members.
March 12, 2012
(Newport Beach, CA) – Due to overwhelming demand and positive feedback from the global healthcare profession, Gina Cushman, NMD, PhD has been invited by PharmCon to deliver a fourth presentation on thyroid health on Monday, April 23rd at 10:30 AM EST. PharmCon is the leading provider of live online continuing education to the healthcare profession through its principal operating division – FreeCE, with over 250,000 registered users. PharmCon offers healthcare professionals the flexibility and convenience of completing an education program from virtually anywhere.
Feedback from physicians and pharmacists attending Dr. Cushman’s January 2012 lecture included, “Best program I have EVER attended!”; “What a blessing to have well informed practitioners!!! We need help informing the MD population!”; “Excellent presentation”; “Very effective explanation and treatments”; and “Awesome presentation!!! One of the best!!”
The presentation offering 1.25 hours of LIVE pharmaceutical CE credit hours runs from 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM Eastern on http://www.FreeCe.com. Cost to participate is free to PharmCon members or $30 per person.