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GMO Food and our Children
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The Founder of AllergyKids joins Deborah to discuss the link between childrens food allergies and genetically engineered food. Plus Dr. John Abramson talks about how drug companies are influencing students in out medical schools, and Deborah lets you know what you need to do to keep those bad bugs at bay.
Episode Segments:
Healthy Talk Radio: Allergy Kids
The Statistics are alarming. One out of every seventeen children under 3 has some type of food allergy. What is the correlation with the changes in the foods we eat? Robyn O'Brien, founder of Allergy Kids, joins Deborah to discuss the link between genetically engineered foods and allergies in our children.
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Healthy Talk Radio: Overdosed America
Dr. John Abramson, author of “Overdosed America” joins Deborah for a discussion about the recent revelation of the degree that drug companies are effecting educators in our medical schools.
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Healthy Talk Radio: Bad Bugs
We don’t have to be in the hospital anymore to acquire an infection that doesn’t respond to drugs, such as MRSA. So what do you need to know to keep those bad bugs at bay? Deborah has some answers.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
John Abramson
John Abramson, M.D., has worked as a family doctor in Appalachia and in Hamilton, Massachusetts, and has served as chairman of the department of family practice at Lahey Clinic. He was a Robert Wood Johnson fellow and is currently on the clinical faculty at Harvard Medical School, where he teaches primary care. He was twice voted “best doctor” in his area by readers of the local newspapers and three times selected by his peers as one of a handful of best family practitioners in Massachusetts. He is the author of the book "Overdosed America."

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Robyn O'Brien
Robyn O'Brien launched Allergy Kids on Mother's Day 2006 after her fourth child was diagnosed with food allergies. She is extremely proud that AllergyKids is the only food allergy organization whose medical advisors are NOT funded by the processed food corporations or the chemical corporations engineering proteins and allergens into our children's foods. Before moving to Colorado in 2000, Robyn lived in Houston, Texas and worked as an equity analyst for a team that managed $20 billion in assets. She received her MBA from Rice University on a full scholarship, graduating as the top woman in her class. Prior to business school, Robyn worked in advertising and marketing. Robyn was a Fulbright Fellow teaching in Paris, France and received her BA from Washington and Lee University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude.

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