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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for November 9, Part 1
November 11, 2019
Doctors argue for abandonment of daily savings time; Screen time causes discernible changes to white matter of kids’ brains, lowers test scores; Indoor plants no antidote to sick building syndrome; Breathalyzer tests yield unreliable results; Can thyroid surgery be avoided with pinpoint radiation? Does olive oil’s relatively low smoke point make it unsuitable for high-temperature cooking? Does cold wet weather affect our perception of pain? Is there really such a thing as “smoker’s face”? 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 9, Part 2

Doctors-in-training around the world receive scant nutrition instruction; As little as 15 minutes a day of walking could save billions in health care costs and productivity—but quality is more important than quantity; Is meat a source of deadly bacteria as vegetarian activists proclaim? Wild about saffron—it combats depression and neurodegenerative disease; When it comes to natural medicine, don’t rely on Wikipedia’s biased entries; Statins tied to risk of staph skin infections, and beta-blockers can exacerbate psoriasis. 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 1: CBD and Glaucoma
November 6, 2019
Better health outcomes reported with the Functional Medicine Care Model; I find no conclusions or clear opinion in your recent fish oil article. Would you please elaborate?; My dad takes CBD oil for anxiety and depression but he also has glaucoma. Should he stop taking it? Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 26, Part 1
October 28, 2019
The looming disaster of a broken medical system: burnout rampant among medical professionals and toll of waste approaches 1 trillion dollars; Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine gets high marks in landmark study; A caller’s wife faces a choice over treatment for osteoporosis; You’ve heard of the smart toilet—now they’re developing a smart bra; CBD for heart disease/for Parkinson’s; New study confirms low magnesium predicts heart risk; Depression—it’s an inflammatory disorder; Hospitals push new, more expensive 3D mammograms, despite scant evidence of superiority. 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 September 21, Part 1
September 23, 2019
Septuagenarian mom and dad set new record as oldest parents of twins—but both wind up in intensive care! DUH Story of the Week: Despite burden of diet-related disease, doctors still get scant training in nutrition; Can aphasia be reversed? What supplements to avoid with antibiotics? A mysterious case of fatigue—is it Lyme Disease or a virus? Swiss revolt over 5G EMF health risks; Nutritional Outrage of the Week: KFC chicken nugget sandwich served up on a glazed donut bun; Swedes send heart attack sufferers to “Heart School”—halving mortality; Candidates opine on Federal diet policy: Harris vs. Booker vs. Williamson. 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 August 17, Part 1
August 19, 2019
Chances are, your doctor is burnt out—here’s why; Alarming rise in consumption of caffeinated energy drinks; Ozone for the treatment of ovarian cancer; New medical device approved to treat ADHD; How to read a blood test; Poor sense of smell increases 10 year risk of dying by 50%; Urine tests may offer alternative to PAP smears for cervical cancer detection; Zero tolerance for alcohol in pregnancy; FBI raids offices of popular stool testing company. 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 1: Modern Medicine
August 14, 2019
Is modern medicine overrated?; I have osteopenia and shattered my tibia requiring a plate and screws. Am I good candidate for strontium?; About contrast dyes for MRI: Is it more likely to DIE from the DYE or to DIE from a misdiagnosis because we refused the DYE? Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for July 20, Part 1
July 22, 2019
Macular degeneration—what’s diet got to do with it? Impossible Burger developer has a vision: eliminate all meat from human diets; Peter Frampton’s career-ending muscle disorder; 1 in 8 nurses takes meds just to stay awake; The perils of hospital toilets. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Medical Myths and Outright Lies Told to Patients by Their Doctors, Part 1
June 11, 2019
In "Lies My Doctor Told Me," Dr. Ken Berry demolishes common health misconceptions. For over 10 years, while caring for more than 20,000 patients, Dr. Berry has been researching the medical myths and outright lies told to patients by their doctors. They range from unsubstantiated assumptions about cholesterol, saturated fat and salt, to rigid adherence to restrictive guidelines about hormone replacement and thyroid support. Dr. Ken Berry is a stalwart defender of the Paleo-Carnivore diet approach, and dismisses claims by vegan activists. Why is fake health news so prevalent? What can patients do to hold health professionals more accountable? Click HERE for part 2.



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Medical Myths and Outright Lies Told to Patients by Their Doctors, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Dr. Ken Berry, author of "Lies My Doctor Told Me." Click HERE for part 1.



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