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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for June 8, Part 1
June 10, 2019
25 cups of coffee OK for heart—REALLY?? California legislature exempts coffee sellers from frivolous cancer lawsuits; Blueberries for heart protection; Stent vs. bypass vs. meds—which is best for heart blockage? Even schizophrenics may benefit from gluten elimination; Millenials on track for unprecedented rates of diabetes, depression and digestive disorders; Civil war plant medicines show potential to eradicate drug-resistant bacteria; Heartburn drugs linked to higher risk of early death. 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 June 8, Part 2

Chicken as bad as red meat when it comes to cholesterol—but does it matter? Decline in mitochondrial function might explain aging, memory loss; Should your daily goal really be 10,000 steps? Angels of death: German nurse, American doctor accused of killing scores of patients; Ironic origin of the meme “It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature”; Chinese doctors censured for altering DNA to produce HIV-proof babies; Excess Omega-3s in pregnancy may be harmful; Electronic medical records leave legacy of cost-overruns, dysfunction, medical errors, physician burnout. 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 June 1, Part 2
June 3, 2019
Don’t fall for those pervasive radio ads for fruit and veggie pills—here’s why; LED lights are long-lasting and energy-efficient—but can damage your retina. Stress and cardiovascular disease; Doctor care lapses with late-day appointments; New malware can alter CT scans and MRIs with fake cancers, or delete real cancers; Depressed patients may get a wake-up call from deliberate sleep deprivation. 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 May 25, Part 1
May 27, 2019
Agricultural revolution made hunter-gatherers’ lives harder—that’s progress?; New hi-tech toilet predicts heart failure; Doctors can’t figure out why this caller is losing weight; Scientists discover why coffee speeds intestinal transit; Is bio-identical hormone replacement therapy safe? Common food additive damages the gut, triggers disease; Why you’re three times more likely to have Parkinson’s Disease if you had your appendix out; Pet ownership linked to irritable bowel syndrome; The one-week cure for teenage insomnia. 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 May 25, Part 2

Early nicotine exposure predisposes brain to multiple addictions; Paleontologists recover ancient human DNA from 10,000-year-old chewing gum; What’s the relationship between sugar and atrial fibrillation? Older fathers put partners, offspring at risk; 3/4ths of food sold at NHS hospitals is unhealthy; Psych researchers advocate for exercise as a first line therapy for depression, schizophrenia; Dumb and dumber: IQ rates are dropping worldwide. 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 May 18, Part 1
May 20, 2019
DUH story of the decade: “Processed Foods Might Make You Fat”—REALLY?!; Caller complains: “My doctor told me my blood sugar was too low on my keto diet.” Study of studies shows authors “spin” results to exaggerate benefits of cardiovascular drugs; Air pollution harms not just the respiratory tract, but “may be damaging every organ in the body.” An interview with Dr. Matthew Roberts, Chief Scientific Officer of Chromadex, makers of TRU NIAGEN on the benefits of nicotinamide riboside. 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 May 18, Part 2

Psychobiotics: Leveraging diet and probiotics to alleviate anxiety; New doctors’ long hours and stressful working conditions found to age their DNA 6 times faster than normal; Atrantil for IBS relief; A caller wants to know if its necessary to take the Hep B shot; Widely used class of “safe” pesticides found to pose environmental hazards; Drinking too much fruit juice linked to premature death; Increase brain bleed hazard suggests routine use of aspirin may be too risky for some. 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 May 11, Part 1
May 13, 2019
Is the Keto craze crushing Weight Watchers stock value? Are statins mandatory after a stroke or TIA? Judge muzzles plaintiff’s attorney in landmark Roundup trial; Hospital patients demand quiet to facilitate recovery; Does your blood type predict how much grey matter your aging brain will retain? Mothers’ vitamin D levels predict their offsprings’ muscle strength; Solutions for winter allergies; Supplements for osteoporosis. 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 May 11, Part 2

Treatment for CFS and Fibromyalgia; Insurers contain costs by issuing blanket denials for necessary medical procedures; Will stool test kits supplant colonoscopy screening for colon cancer? Should negative media reports prompt consumers to shun probiotics? Is laser hair removal safe? Should all diabetics routinely be prescribed statins? Smoking in pregnancy triples kids’ risk ADHD. 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 May 4, Part 1
May 6, 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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