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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 19, Part 1
October 21, 2019
1 in 5 Americans reports debilitating anxiety—magnesium offers natural alternative to medication; Some question “routine” colonoscopies; Do soy supplements prevent—or promote—breast cancer? NAC improves sperm quality; For best birth outcomes—avoid alcohol months before conception; Certain BP meds up risk for suicide; Which choline supplement is best vs. dementia? Mediterranean diet vs. skin cancer; Tomato phytonutrients counter UV skin damage. 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 19, Part 2

How the baby food industry hooks toddlers on sugar, salt and fat; “Fruit drinks” for kids often contain little or no fruit and are laden with sugar; Mushrooms vs. prostate cancer; Is it OK for kids to be raised vegan? Supplements vs. dementia; Common bladder medication linked to degenerative eye condition; Alpha lipoic acid and progesterone vs. retinitis pigmentosa; New drugs show promise against macular degeneration; Johnson & Johnson hit with record 8 billion dollar penalty for not revealing side effects of popular anti-psychotic. 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 October 12, Part 1
October 14, 2019
A small glass of juice or soda daily boosts cancer risks—REALLY? BigPharma stocks lead stock market to record high—yet studies show that more than half of pricey new drugs provide scant benefits; Advice for a listener with a newly-discovered high coronary calcium score; Eating more cholesterol might help repair brain lesions in MS. 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 October 12, Part 2

Why downloading Intelligent Medicine podcasts might slow or prevent age-related memory loss; Overkill: Unnecessary radiation for thyroid cancer and excess antibiotics for pneumonia; Nutritional Outrage of the Week: Ben & Jerry’s “vegan” Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough; Probiotics prevent ear infections in kids; The amazing benefits of “post-biotics”; Does a high C-Reactive Protein mean you need to take a statin? 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 5, Part 1
October 7, 2019
Which is worse: Sugar or sugar + fat? An about-face on fish oil supplements—they DO protect the heart; Researchers exonerate red meat—turns out the evidence against it is flimsy; How to counteract high LDL-P; Bernie Sanders’ heart procedure. 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 5, Part 2

Sugary beverages—even fruit juice and diet drinks—increase diabetes risk. A 71-year-old caller seeks answers for his progressive muscle loss; Teen diet may be key to prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease; High-dose vitamin D doesn’t prompt kidney stones, high blood calcium; Pistachios protect telomeres; Blueberries vs. metabolic syndrome; Bacopa for CFS; Want some plastic microparticles with that tea? 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 September 28, Part 1
September 30, 2019
Study claims the partisan political divide is taking its toll on the physical and mental well-being of Americans; Is NFL quarterback Cam Newton’s vegan diet impairing his performance and hampering his injury recovery? Vaping woes afflict hundreds—CDC suspects illicit prefilled THC cartridges, but Juul halts national ad campaign as local authorities rush to enact bans; Beth Shirley, Executive Director of the Berkeley Life Scientific Advisory Board, dishes on nitric oxide and its circulatory benefits. 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 28, Part 2

Lifetime dietary choline supplementation forestalls cognitive decline; Probiotics found to be cost-effective for reducing flu-like respiratory infections; Sulforaphane supplementation curbs prostate cancer aggressiveness, speeds detox of environmental pollutants; Xylitol nasal application eases weaning off addictive nose sprays; Could mitochondrial support offset the deleterious effects of chronic stress? “Fat genes” predispose to obesity—but fruit and vegetable consumption can partially forestall their effects; Alternatives to prostate biopsy for a caller with rising PSA; Is CBD compatible with anxiety meds? Matcha tea combats anxiety. 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 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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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for September 21, Part 2

Does egg consumption contribute to stroke risk? Vegans and vegetarians may have higher stroke risk; Hand sanitizers offer scant defense against flu; Curcumin for plantar fasciitis; Fluoride and decreased IQ; Horse chestnut for swollen legs; Overweight dogs have overweight masters; Instagram seeks to reign in edgy diet and cosmetic surgery posts to vulnerable youngsters; Eat more vegetables to bolster mental health; Legacy of 9/11 not just cancer, but also cardiovascular disease; Mushrooms shield against prostate cancer; Goop pays $ settlement over sketchy jade vaginal egg claims. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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