Tag Archives: Green Medicine

Safe Medicine Program Upheld in Federal Court

Tuesday September 30th, 2014: A federal appeals court rejected a challenge by the pharmaceutical industry to Alameda County Safe Medicine Disposal Ordinance, the first in the nation to require drug manufacturers to pay disposal costs for consumers’ unused medications. The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said the county’s measure treats all […]

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Me and My Microbiome

As modern technological innovations are the direct outcome of scientific research, scientists can no longer afford to stand aloof from social problems….The scientist has convinced society that his efforts deserve to be generously supported because he has become one of its most effective servants. As a penalty for his dependence on public support and for […]

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The Alameda County Safe Drug Disposal Assessment

Through his work with Teleosis Institute, Dr. kreisberg helped launch the Alameda County Medication Disposal Initiative, in partnership with Supervisor Nate Miley and the Alameda County Senior Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Workgroup. This initiative aimed to develop safe, convenient and environmentally responsible medicine disposal sites throughout Alameda County. In August, Dr. Kreisberg completed an […]

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Spending Too Much Time on the Health Care System

Physician Paul Schattauer, a family physician in a Oak Park Illinois was becoming increasingly frustrated with the pressures of standard medicine. “That system was forcing me to see more patients in less time. I was losing my focus on the health of patients and spending more time on the health of the system that was […]

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