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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for December 3, Part 2
December 4, 2016
I took an internet quiz and it told me I needed to go on statins--what's up with that? Irony alert: Big Mac inventor dies at 98 and world's oldest woman at 117 eats eggs and eschews fruits and vegetables; Could Candida prompt a vaccine reaction? What's the difference between Azulfidine and Lialda for ulcerative colitis? Go outside and play--it's good for your eyes; ketogenic diet for pain control; Scurvy, once thought to be an ancient disease, makes a comeback; Exercise may keep your brain from shrinking--but not if you use anabolic steroids. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for November 12, Part 1
November 14, 2016
Study calls into question sunscreen protection against melanoma; If you only have a certain time each week to exercise, is it better to have short sessions 5 days per week, or more intense workouts a couple of days per week? A listener asks why her husband experiences dizziness within an hour of eating breakfast? Sugary energy drinks and sleep deprivation—a vicious cycle? What, no antibiotics for diverticulitis? Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for November 5, Part 1
November 7, 2016
It's gonna be a stressful week: First the return to standard time, then the election. Tempers flare in the cardiac rehab unit; Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder; If I have aortic valve calcification, should I stop taking calcium? Could stem cells go rogue? How effective is Proscar for an enlarged prostate? Will lighter running shoes deliver better times for NY Marathon contestants? Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 22, Part 1
October 24, 2016
Dr. H shares observations on his recent trip to Belgium; Is there anything that can be done for advanced breast cancer? Why standard thyroid medications leave hypothyroidism sufferers feeling lousy; Are calcium supplements bad for the heart? Doctor training leaves MDs ignorant about benefits of diet, exercise; You don't need to be a triathlete to enjoy health benefits of exercise; Placebos effective even if subjects know they're taking a sugar pill; Low vitamin D in adolescents is common, and sets stage for middle-aged osteoporosis. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 22, Part 2

Mood changes after chemo; Could oxytocin offer hope for autism, pain, anxiety, wound healing, flagging libido? A caller with sleep apnea, interstitial cystitis, prostatitis and digestive problems; How much screen time for young kids? Is rugby safer than football? Exercise can fend off cognitive decline; Why new Medicare rules may prompt a mass exodus of doctors. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 8, Part 1
October 9, 2016
A listener reports "I've lost my sense of taste"--what to do? Overdiagnosis: Too many unnecessary PAP smears and colonoscopies? Ben Stiller offers himself up as poster boy for PSA testing--but is he right that the test "saved his life?" Sex before athletic competition? Breakfast before workouts? "My doctor told me to avoid "all supplements" when I take Coumadin; Yoga effective vs. Generalized Anxiety Disorder; Those "brain games" you've been hearing about fail to yield real-world cognitive benefits. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 8, Part 2

What are the limits of human longevity? A listener asks "What supplements can I take to promote exercise recovery?" Women who take birth control pills are more likely to be depressed, require more anti-depressants; Vitamin D during pregnancy reduces likelihood of ADHD in offspring; Controversial Qback Colin Kaepernick goes vegan; Caffeine wards off dementia in women. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for September 17, Part 1
September 19, 2016
Big Sugar hires Harvard scientists to minimize refined carbohydrate harms and blame fat and cholesterol instead; Will Hillary Clinton be "floxed"? "Obesity gene" doesn't impair weight loss efforts; Vegetarian Ayurvedic regime rapidly lowers cardio risk; Does milk increase cancer risk? 31 million older Americans don't get enough exercise; Dr. Tavis Piattoly explores the role of Omega 3 in sports nutrition. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2
September 14, 2016
One of the weight loss systems I hear advertised on the radio claims you have to balance your hormones in order to lose weight, what exactly does that mean? I’ve been making a few days’ worth of smoothies ahead of time but you don’t recommend this, why? How much carnitine should be taken and when to improve exercise stamina? What do you recommend regarding muscle recovery after exercise and to reduce soreness? Click HERE for part 1.



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Dr. Hoffman’s Triathlon Comeback, Part 1
August 23, 2016
On Sunday, August 14, Dr. Hoffman completed the Riverhead Rocks triathlon. Over a period of 25 years starting at the age of 38, he has completed over 15 Olympic distance competitions. What is a triathlon like? Why do it? What age-related factors winnow the field of senior triathletes? How did Dr. Hoffman stage a comeback after debilitating injuries sidelined him from competition for several years? How did chiropractic help? What role did the Whole 30 Diet play? What performance edge did nicotinamide riboside (Niacel) confer? What was it like to race in 90 degree high-humidity conditions? Click HERE for part 2.



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