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Leyla Weighs In
March 30, 2018
Saturated fat does not clog the arteries: Coronary Heart disease is a chronic inflammatory condition, the risk of which can be effectively reduced from healthy lifestyle interventions - British Medical Journal



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for March 17, Part 1
March 19, 2018
Cholesterol is important for the brain: Seniors with high cholesterol avoid cognitive decline, and eating more cholesterol might slow MS progression; Natural blood thinners—are they safe and effective? A listener concerned about increased cholesterol and arterial calcium—should she take a statin? Natural support for immunity with Kyo-Green and Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract Immune Formula 103. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Clinical Focus: Trump’s Physical, Part 1
January 30, 2018
What’s the truth about President Trump’s physical? Is he at death’s door, or is he in “excellent” health as claimed by his White House physician? How to interpret his cholesterol numbers? What do his coronary calcium scores tell us about his heart risk? How was his mental acuity evaluated? What other tests would have yielded more information? Can longevity be reduced to an equation? What other ineffable factors besides diet and exercise contribute to survival? How does Trump compare to previous presidents? What’s the biggest risk factor for a chief executive to die in office? Click HERE for part 2.



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Clinical Focus: Trump’s Physical, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his in-depth analysis of President Trump's physical examination. Click HERE for part 1.



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Challenging Cholesterol Phobia, Part 1
January 18, 2018
Dr. David Diamond, a Ph.D. biologist and Professor of Neuroscience, is an outspoken critic of modern medicine’s obsession with lowering cholesterol. His personal experience reversing his obesity and sky-high triglycerides with a low-carb, high-fat diet led him to challenge low-fat diet orthodoxy. He contends that many of the studies justifying widespread statin use are riven with “statistical deception.” In fact, he argues, high LDL cholesterol is only minimally associated with cardiovascular risk, and is a known survival factor in senior adults. Additionally, the significant side effects of cholesterol-lowering drugs have been minimized. Click HERE for part 2.



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Challenging Cholesterol Phobia, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Dr. David Diamond, a Ph.D. biologist and Professor of Neuroscience, who is an outspoken critic of modern medicine’s obsession with lowering cholesterol. Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for January 6, Part 2
January 8, 2018
Is loneliness the new smoking? A patient with fibromyalgia reports feeling better when she had the flu—why? California flu outbreak strains hospitals, depletes medication stores—are there natural alternatives? Is it true that EGCG from green tea is bad for the liver? Natural solutions for fatty liver disease; A patient intolerant to statins seeks help from supplements. 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 December 16, Part 1
December 18, 2017
Full-fat milk raises good HDL cholesterol without adverse consequences for LDL, triglycerides, insulin; Why then do U.S. Dietary Guidelines still recommend substituting low-fat dairy products? Red yeast rice for cholesterol; If you’re HIV+, marijuana may slow cognitive decline; What to do if you have trouble taking Strontium at bedtime as recommended for osteoporosis? What’s the difference between raw milk and processed milk? How can you forestall declining kidney function? Wine glasses are getting super-sized, encouraging increased alcohol consumption. 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 December 16, Part 2

Olive polyphenols forestall bone loss; If you have high cholesterol but your scan shows zero coronary artery plaque, do you still need a statin? Is Bergamot an alternative for lowering cholesterol? The latest edition of Doctors Behaving Badly; Why it’s important to balance your calcium/magnesium ratio; What’s the link between air pollution and juvenile delinquency? New evidence that Lyme bacteria resist antibiotics and hide from tests; Hot tea lowers eye pressure in glaucoma; More preemies seen when babies born within 1 kilometer of fracking sites; Family meals improve kids’ mental and physical health; Does ginkgo biloba improve outcomes for stroke sufferers? 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 21, Part 2
October 23, 2017
If you have high cholesterol and high triglycerides but have negative scans, do you need to be on a statin? A zero score on a coronary calcium scan guarantees you 15 years of trouble-free mileage; Can you exercise yourself to death? Teeth whiteners—are they safe? Are long-term disability policies worth it? Will Nexium undermine your response to the flu vaccine? Is it necessary to quit coffee after a heart attack? Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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