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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 9, Part 1
October 11, 2021
Vaccine efficacy wanes—in two months! Increases in Covid cases unrelated to levels of vaccination across 68 countries; Countries with higher % of obese suffer more Covid deaths; Number of states with obesity surged from 9 to 16 during pandemic; Were mask mandates effective at curbing Covid? Stem cells for rheumatoid arthritis? A caller with shoulder pain, swollen hands; Will new more effective vaccines supplant current Covid offerings in 2022? After Covid, and two Covid shots, do you still need a booster? Why antibody levels don’t clarify booster timing. 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 9, Part 2

The fragmentation of health care—why so many specialists? New Merck Covid pill curbs early disease but fails test in severely ill; Molnupiravir sells for 40 times what it costs to make, as government gears up to stockpile millions of doses; The “Goldilocks Effect” of iron when it comes to heart risk; When a Covid shot goes too deep into your shoulder joint; Subbing sugar with Splenda stokes appetite, undermines weight loss efforts; Vitamin C promotes “mental vitality” in young adults; Pregnenolone for brain and pain; Drugs improve bone density, but exercise boosts bone strength; Are NSAIDS a no-no before colonoscopy? 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: Extra-Strength Flu Shot?
September 22, 2021
I'm 65 now so should I request the extra-strength flu shot? What about pneumonia and shingles vaccines?; Would the amino acid L-lysine be effective in curing or preventing covid by inhibiting arginine which is needed for viruses to replicate?; My tap water is considered hard. What does this mean for my health? Is there any harm in drinking hard water?; Study: Comparing SARS-CoV-2 natural immunity to vaccine-induced immunity: reinfections versus breakthrough infections. Click HERE for part 1.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1: The Latest Vaccine Recommendations
August 19, 2021
The latest vaccine recommendations; You say that you can get Covid-19 twice but the PCR test can't distinguish it from other influenza viruses so how do we know?; You've discussed selection pressure on the covid virus by vaccines but then how do you explain the success of smallpox and polio vaccines? Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for June 19, Part 2
June 21, 2021
Beer compound protects against liver disease; Bleeding after menopause--is it a problem? The many possible causes of foot drop; Does spike protein persist in the body after vaccination? Saccharomyces boulardii fends off intestinal imbalance caused by antibiotics; Over-sensitive PCR test may exaggerate Covid prevalence; Pfizer jabs outperform Sinovac; Covid reinfection exceedingly rare after vaccination. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Natural Solutions for Issues That Originate in the Upper Airway Including Allergies, Colds, and the Flu, Part 1
May 18, 2021
90% of bacteria & viruses enter the body through the nose and nearly 75% of the visits to primary care physicians in the U.S. are related to upper respiratory issues. Dr. Lon Jones, an Osteopathic Physician, board-certified in Family Practice, with an MA in the history of science and ideas, is the primary developer of the nasal use of xylitol. Xylitol-based nasal sprays can be a part of a solution for all kinds of health issues that originate in the upper airway including allergies, colds, and the flu. The addition of xylitol to saline nasal sprays, neti pots, and positive pressure bottles has been shown to make them more effective at improving and maintaining upper respiratory health. Xylitol helps prevent the causes of sinus issues and upper respiratory discomfort by stimulating the body’s natural cleansing process to clear away contaminants and irritants in the nasal passages. Click HERE for part 2.



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Natural Solutions for Issues That Originate in the Upper Airway Including Allergies, Colds, and the Flu, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Dr. Lon Jones, an Osteopathic Physician, board-certified in Family Practice, with an MA in the history of science and ideas. Dr. Jones is the primary developer of the nasal use of xylitol. Click HERE for part 1.



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How to Create a Kitchen Pharmacy, Part 1
May 11, 2021
The current pandemic has prompted intense focus on immunity. Today’s guest, Marie Ruggles, focuses on natural support for resilience with her new book "Optimize Your Immune System." She is a Columbia-trained Registered Dietician and Clinical Nutritionist. Her goal is to empower consumers with simple economical tips on how to create a kitchen pharmacy. What are the 3 phases of immunity? What foods are immune superfoods? What foods are immunosuppressive? What herbs are beneficial? What are the basic supplements to bolster immunity? She maintains a list of actionable resources at her website MarieRuggles.com. Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for May 1, Part 2
May 3, 2021
New study shows use of certain supplements associated with better Covid outcomes—but a new bill bundled with the 1.9 trillion dollar Covid relief package empowers FTC to fine you if you make claims; Natural approaches for blood pressure control; How dangerous is a thyroid nodule? Eat more fat to boost testosterone; Loneliness hikes risk for cancer in men; Cardiorespiratory fitness curbs risk of serious Covid, pneumonia; Long Covid is prompting doctors to prescribe opiate pain medications and anxiety drugs, hiking risk of addiction for 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 February 6, Part 2
February 8, 2021
Tom Brady’s secret weapon—nutrition; How long does a Covid vaccine last? Zinc and vitamin D vs. Covid; Omega 3 blood levels predict better Covid outcomes; Vitamin K for Covid; Coconut oil speeds resolution of Covid symptoms; Can a Covid vaccine give you Covid, especially if you’ve reacted adversely to the flu shot in the past? Supplements for post-polio syndrome; Leading baby food manufacturers sold products with high levels of heavy metals. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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