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9x05 has written 6 posts for Dr. Joie Life Change Medicine

Public Health Pyramid Revised: More “Realistic” Public Health Interventions

DrJoieLifeChangeMedicine.com Health Library June 9, 2014 Public Health Pyramid Revised: More “Realistic” Public Health Interventions By Joie Meissner, ND   The basic concept of a public health pyramid supposes that there are societal interventions which have relative value as far as their health promoting effects and for which efforts directed at improvements in these interventions … Continue reading

Position Statement on I-522, Washington State’s GMO Labeling Initiative

Joie Meissner ND We as consumers have the right to know what’s in our food. It is unfortunate that in order to prevent any potential drop in their corporate profits, large companies have pooled their extensive financial resources in an attempt to confuse the public about the labeling issue. View Huff Post Poster I think … Continue reading

Unraveling the Crisis in American Health Care: Part 1 of a 3-Part Series (Full Length Version)

April 30, 2013 DrJoieLifeChangeMedicine.com HEALTH LIBRARY   Unraveling the Crisis in American Health Care Joie Meissner, ND   The lack of access to affordable healthcare in is a national problem of massive proportion. 50.7 million Americans do not have medical insurance and millions more have insurance that is inadequate. [1] Mammoth numbers of medical bankruptcies … Continue reading

Universal Single-Payer: A Health Care Plan that Curbs Obscene Costs and Eliminates Cherry Picking and Lemon Dropping- Part 2 of a 3-Part Series (Full Length Version)

April 30, 2013 DrJoieLifeChangeMedicine.com HEALTH LIBRARY   Universal Single-Payer: A Health Care Plan that Curbs Obscene Costs and Eliminates Cherry Picking and Lemon Dropping Joie Meissner, ND     Firstintroduced to the House of Representatives in 2003, H.R. 676, the national version of the single-payer health care plan, is very much like Medicare. One entity … Continue reading

Universal Single-Payer Health Care’s Envisaged Intersection with Natural Medicine: Part 3 of a 3-Part Series (Full Length Version)

October 31, 2013 DrJoieLifeChangeMedicine.com HEALTH LIBRARY Universal Single-Payer Health Care’s Envisaged Intersection with Natural Medicine: Part 3 of a 3-Part Series Joie Meissner, ND   There are certain commonalities that are relevant to single-payer plans to state and nationally proposed plans.  Of interest to natural medicine enthusiasts are those features of single-payer health care that … Continue reading

Joie Meissner Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine

Philosophy of Care As a naturopathic physician, I respect our connections to the interdependent web of life. I strive to provide the best healthcare possible to my patients as well as to help create a healthy planet in which all may thrive. I value the power of scientific methodology and I recognize the limitations in … Continue reading