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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for May 16, Part 1
May 18, 2020
Age is a risk factor for Covid-19, but regardless of your age, “metabolic fitness” confers resistance; A surprisingly tiny percentage of Americans meet the criteria for optimal metabolic fitness; Why are thousands of people signing up to be deliberately exposed to coronavirus? What’s the difference between vitamin D2 and vitamin D3? Why do men sometimes get breast cancer? Why are the homeless not dying in droves of Covid-19? 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 16, Part 2

Hydroxychloroquine: New studies yield conflicting results—whether you’re willing to take it may depend on your party affiliation; Why are men more likely to be hospitalized for Covid-19, and die disproportionately? Is there any danger from elderberry causing cytokine storm? Surprise results of a study showing health professionals don’t die of Covid-19 in greater numbers than general populace; 3 new studies show protective benefits of Aged Garlic Extract (Kyolic) in diabetics at risk of cardiovascular disease. 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 9, Part 1
May 11, 2020
Vitamin D and zinc cited in new studies as crucial to Coronavirus defense; Steam heat, not harsh disinfectants, appears best for N95 mask cleaning; “Turfing” patients promoted spread of coronavirus to vulnerable elderly in nursing homes; The role of nitric oxide in maintaining resistance to infections, pollutants. 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 9, Part 2

That “immunity passport” may be an elusive goal; Sobering facts about coronavirus tests; Is the emphasis on obesity as a “comorbidity” prompting fat-shaming? Will seniors and those with medical conditions be forced to stay at home for the sake of “risk stratification”? How commonly used acid blockers increase the risk of dementia; Is there a good supplement for seniors? For teenagers? Reversing age-related decline of kidney function; Oregano as a coronavirus preventive; The good news about asthma and Covid-19; Aged Garlic Extract scores in new studies demonstrating cardiovascular protection. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Continuing COVID-19 Coverage on the Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for May 2, Part 2
May 4, 2020
Vegan activists claim closure of meat plants will enhance the health of Americans; Is bathing in Epsom salts bad for renal failure? Are men with facial hair more likely to harbor coronavirus? Covid-19 linked to atypical strokes in young adults; Coronavirus pandemic may prove a boon to the supplement industry as Americans turn to self-care.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 April 25, Part 1
April 27, 2020
How did the coronavirus models go so wrong? Antibody tests reveal more of us have had the virus than we could’ve imagined; The surprising secret to coronavirus’ elusiveness. Covid-19 can truly be said to be lifestyle disease; Hydroxychloroquine—boon or bust? Ventilators save only 10% of critically ill Covid-19 patients; Are masks useless without protective eyewear? FBI raids clinic offering IV vitamin C as coronavirus treatment. 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 April 25, Part 2

There’s nothing magical about walking 10,000 steps; Could pain meds for sciatica relieve IBS symptoms? These athletes got electIve surgery—why couldn’t you? Help for a listener with chronic pain—medical marijuana to reduce dependency on opiates? Celery is a good source of luteolin—with powerful antiviral effects; Why French researchers are studying the nicotine patch as a coronavirus therapy; To get back to work and recreation, we’ll need a Manhattan Project-style initiative to retrofit our public spaces with the latest antiviral technology. 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 April 18, Part 1
April 20, 2020
A call to action: COVID-19 is truly a lifestyle disease. Americans are experiencing unprecedented levels of stress—what are some natural options for mood support? What happens when your elective surgery is delayed because of the lockdown? Optimizing metabolic fitness—are the stay-at-home orders interfering with the exercise we need to bolster our immune systems? Patients with no symptoms caused 44% of coronavirus cases; The nitric oxide connection to immunity. 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 April 18, Part 2

Demolishing a dozen viral myths about the coronavirus: gloves, bioweapon conspiracy theories, is Bill Gates to blame? Can supplements boost immunity to dangerous levels? Do you need to scrub your groceries? Will that takeout burrito give you COVID-19? What’s gloves got to do with it? Can flushing toilets spread contagion? The good news—many of us may already have been exposed; The bad news—we don’t know whether exposure confers immunity—or how long it’ll last. Those antibody tests—are they ready for primetime? Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Continuing COVID-19 Coverage on the Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for April 11, Part 1
April 13, 2020
Coronavirus update: We’re at the apex, and hopefully on the brink of the downhill slope of cases; Are scarce masks reusable? Can you sanitize them with sunlight, in the microwave, or with hydrogen peroxide? Press articles contemptuously dismiss diet and supplements as no way of “boosting immunity”—but strong evidence supports their benefits; The conundrum of high prevalence of serious COVID-19 among African Americans—could vitamin D deficiency be a factor? Why “metabolic fitness” counts—and the scary fact that only 12% of Americans have it; Why some states are making things worse by closing health food stores as “non-essential. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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