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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 19, Part 1
October 21, 2019
1 in 5 Americans reports debilitating anxiety—magnesium offers natural alternative to medication; Some question “routine” colonoscopies; Do soy supplements prevent—or promote—breast cancer? NAC improves sperm quality; For best birth outcomes—avoid alcohol months before conception; Certain BP meds up risk for suicide; Which choline supplement is best vs. dementia? Mediterranean diet vs. skin cancer; Tomato phytonutrients counter UV skin damage. 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 19, Part 2

How the baby food industry hooks toddlers on sugar, salt and fat; “Fruit drinks” for kids often contain little or no fruit and are laden with sugar; Mushrooms vs. prostate cancer; Is it OK for kids to be raised vegan? Supplements vs. dementia; Common bladder medication linked to degenerative eye condition; Alpha lipoic acid and progesterone vs. retinitis pigmentosa; New drugs show promise against macular degeneration; Johnson & Johnson hit with record 8 billion dollar penalty for not revealing side effects of popular anti-psychotic. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 12, Part 1
October 14, 2019
A small glass of juice or soda daily boosts cancer risks—REALLY? BigPharma stocks lead stock market to record high—yet studies show that more than half of pricey new drugs provide scant benefits; Advice for a listener with a newly-discovered high coronary calcium score; Eating more cholesterol might help repair brain lesions in MS. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 12, Part 2

Why downloading Intelligent Medicine podcasts might slow or prevent age-related memory loss; Overkill: Unnecessary radiation for thyroid cancer and excess antibiotics for pneumonia; Nutritional Outrage of the Week: Ben & Jerry’s “vegan” Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough; Probiotics prevent ear infections in kids; The amazing benefits of “post-biotics”; Does a high C-Reactive Protein mean you need to take a statin? Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Heart Palpitations
October 9, 2019
I have a heterozygous PCSK9 mutation. Do you have any thoughts on the new PCSK9 inhibitors?; I get heart palpitations after I eat. My doctor told me to ignore it, but why does it happen after I eat?; My PSA went up to a 3.9 from 2.7 and I'm reluctant to have a biopsy. Are there any non-invasive tests that could give me a sense of how serious this is?; I have fungus infection in several toes and have tried everything for it. I've decided to take terbinafine but this can be hard on the liver. Are there any supplements to take to mitigate the dangers?; Do you agree with Beth Shirley from your recent podcast that arginine is not helpful for nitric oxide production? And what exactly is in Viagra that makes it so effective? Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for September 28, Part 2
September 30, 2019
Lifetime dietary choline supplementation forestalls cognitive decline; Probiotics found to be cost-effective for reducing flu-like respiratory infections; Sulforaphane supplementation curbs prostate cancer aggressiveness, speeds detox of environmental pollutants; Xylitol nasal application eases weaning off addictive nose sprays; Could mitochondrial support offset the deleterious effects of chronic stress? “Fat genes” predispose to obesity—but fruit and vegetable consumption can partially forestall their effects; Alternatives to prostate biopsy for a caller with rising PSA; Is CBD compatible with anxiety meds? Matcha tea combats anxiety. 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 21, Part 2
September 23, 2019
Does egg consumption contribute to stroke risk? Vegans and vegetarians may have higher stroke risk; Hand sanitizers offer scant defense against flu; Curcumin for plantar fasciitis; Fluoride and decreased IQ; Horse chestnut for swollen legs; Overweight dogs have overweight masters; Instagram seeks to reign in edgy diet and cosmetic surgery posts to vulnerable youngsters; Eat more vegetables to bolster mental health; Legacy of 9/11 not just cancer, but also cardiovascular disease; Mushrooms shield against prostate cancer; Goop pays $ settlement over sketchy jade vaginal egg claims. 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 14, Part 2
September 16, 2019
New test allows quick celiac diagnosis—without requiring lengthy gluten challenge; NSAIDS definitively linked to heart risk; For a modest fee, an Italian guide will help you experience the Neanderthal lifestyle; The MLB Paradox: Baseball players live longer! Supplements to prevent breast cancer recurrence; Should this X-ray make me worried? Electromagnetic fields curb aggressiveness of breast cancer; Electrical stimulation of ears may slow aging. 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 August 24, Part 2
August 26, 2019
How weird is direct-to-consumer drug advertising? How low can you go with cholesterol? Blood test reveals whether you’ll be dead in 10 years—REALLY? High fructose corn syrup is a calorie bomb—and it’s a Trojan Horse for toxic mercury; Is preparing broccoli and kale in a Vitamix blender as nutritious as just eating it? Do antibiotics hike your risk for colon cancer? If you’re diabetic, will fish oil supplements worsen your blood sugar? Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Surviving Cancer, Part 1
August 22, 2019
James Templeton, author of "I Used to Have Cancer: How I Found My Own Way Back to Health," was 30 when he was diagnosed with Stage 4 melanoma. Through ingenuity and determination, he beat the odds after receiving a dismal prognosis. James—whose life partner is the nutritionist and frequent Intelligent Medicine contributor Anne Louise Gittleman—describes his inspiring journey of hope and self-empowerment. Click HERE for part 2.



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