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Non Surgical Solutions for Common Orthopedic Problems, Part 1
November 28, 2023
Everything you wanted to know about sports medicine and orthopedics, from injuries in teen athletes to joint replacements for seniors. Dr. Alan Reznik, author of "The Knee and Shoulder Handbook: The Keys to a Pain-Free and Active Life," shares his take on common orthopedic problems. What causes them? When joint replacement makes sense; Perils of reliance on MRIs alone; Platelet-rich plasma vs. stem cells; When knee pain is really about the hip; How to avoid an unnecessary surgery; Will Aaron Rogers play next season after his Achilles rupture? Click HERE for part 2.



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Non Surgical Solutions for Common Orthopedic Problems, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Dr. Alan Reznik, author of "The Knee and Shoulder Handbook: The Keys to a Pain-Free and Active Life." Click HERE for part 1.



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ENCORE: Why We Age and How to Stop It, Part 1
November 23, 2023
Anti-aging researcher Sandra Kaufman, MD, leveraged her extensive background in cellular biology to develop the Kauffman Protocol. She discusses why we age and how to stop it. Are there inherent limitations to human longevity or can we hack our biology to create super-centenarians? What are the “7 Tenets of Aging”? How can we harness our understanding of the mechanisms of senescence to create precision protocols that will extend life? Dr. Kaufman discusses the roles of pterostilbene, astaxanthin, carnosine, nicotinamide riboside, curcumin, EGCG, and metformin. She has created an app which allows people to customize a personalized anti-aging program addressing their aging vulnerabilities. Click HERE for part 2.



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ENCORE: Why We Age and How to Stop It, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with anti-aging researcher Sandra Kaufman, MD. Click HERE for part 1.



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ENCORE: How to Prevent Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease, Part 1
November 21, 2023
Psychopharmacologist Dr. Timothy Jennings shares a broad array of strategies for averting mental decline in his book, "The Aging Brain." To what extent is dementia pre-ordained by our genes? Can we overcome our genetic predispositions? What roles for exercise, sleep, stress reduction? What evidence supports lifetime learning? What medications rob memory? What type of diet has been shown to stave off brain deterioration? Are there “brain foods”? What supplements have memory protective effects? Does hormone replacement help? Is there scientific evidence to support the benefits of spirituality? Click HERE for part 2.



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ENCORE: How to Prevent Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Psychopharmacologist Dr. Timothy Jennings, "The Aging Brain." Click HERE for part 1.



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ENCORE: Big Chicken, Part 1
November 16, 2023
In "Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats," investigative journalist Maryn McKenna details how high-tech agriculture transformed the old-fashioned backyard chicken into a high-yielding commodity. The price was an epidemic of antibiotic-resistant infections that now pose a global health threat. Flavor was sacrificed on the altar of profits. Additionally, productivity took precedence over humane considerations. Is there hope that producers will change their ways? How can consumers make prudent choices? What are ways the public can make their voices heard at the checkout counter? Click HERE for part 2.



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ENCORE: Big Chicken, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with investigative journalist Maryn McKenna, author of "Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats." Click HERE for part 1.



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Transformational Hygiene Solutions with Nathan Jones
November 14, 2023
Wash your hands, brush your teeth, and wash your nose! Friend of the Pod Nate Jones, CEO of Xlear, Inc., is LIVE from Australia with an update on how important naturally cleansing and hydrating your sinus and nasal passages are to your family's health. Plus, he goes in-depth on a new FDA finding that a key ingredient in many over-the-counter cold and allergy medications doesn’t work to get rid of nasal congestion.



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The Science of Processed Food Addiction with Dr. Joan Ifland, Part 1
November 9, 2023
Food Addiction Counselor Dr. Joan Ifland, Ph.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.N., explains how diabetes drugs used for weight loss cripple the dopamine pathways in the brain -- which may not only injure the ability to experience pleasure in other areas of life but also leaves people without the skills to cope with food cravings once they stop taking the drug. The best way to increase health long term? Dr. Ifland recommends first getting into therapy or joining a supportive community to explore the underlying emotional, mental, and physical reasons for compulsive eating and processed food addiction. Click HERE for part 2.



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