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Intelligent Medicine Radio for March 30, Part 2: New Blood Thinners
April 1, 2024
Kate Middleton’s cancer; Sen. Joe Lieberman’s death from a fall; New blood thinners may obviate bleeding risks; Reviewing Balance of Nature; Caller shares improvement in his bone density scores after following my advice; Low-carb Mediterranean diet boosts testosterone, improves sperm quality; Reusing deep-fried oil may cause neurological disorders. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio for March 23, Part 1: Post-Partum Depression
March 25, 2024
New drug to curb post-partum depression—but nutritional solutions abound; Calcium score 225–what to do? Should you peel fruits and vegetables to avoid exposure to harmful agricultural chemicals? Fish oil for high blood pressure? Best exercise for hypertension; Protests mount against university back-to-school Covid booster requirements; Italians say no to fake meat. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio for March 23, Part 2: Pacemakers

The plot against fish oil supplements; Top patient advocacy groups are rife with pharmaceutical influence; Why are urinary problems so prevalent after hysterectomy? Do anti-inflammatory supplements interfere with bone healing? Forestalling heart rhythm problems with exercise; Are pacemakers sometimes overkill for seniors? Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio for March 16, Part 1: Marijuana Harms
March 18, 2024
The history of sugar and how it transformed the world; Opposition to PFAs compounds mounts in face of rising health concerns; Fructose intolerance is way under-diagnosed as a cause of GI woes; Study confirms texting while walking increases fall risk (DUH!); American Lung Association issues warning about marijuana harms. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio for March 16, Part 2: Pickleball

Weight loss drugs demonstrate heart benefits—leading advocates to call for insurance coverage for up to 94 million Americans, as Congressional Black Caucus urges Medicare to allow eligibility; Cancer cases surge among young, with Covid lockdown cited as a reason for delayed diagnoses; Swedish study shows majority of pricey new breakthrough cancer drugs offer scant benefits; Annual mammograms for women over 70 often result in unnecessary biopsies, treatment; Pickleball becomes bonanza for orthopedists; Are probiotics called for in patients getting antibiotics for SIBO? What if you have familial hyperlipidemia but can’t tolerate cholesterol-lowering drugs? 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 March 9, Part 1: Does Motrin affect the liver?
March 11, 2024
As weight-loss meds surge in popularity, BigPharma builds pipeline of even more potent, pricey drugs—questions arise as to their sustainability, cost-effectiveness; 93 million Americans may be candidates for them, at an annual price tag of $600 billion; Tufts nutrition chief calls for 12-18 month limits on their use, conditioning their prescription on mandatory behavior modification for weight loss maintenance; German man opts for 217 Covid shots—researchers claim he’s still “fine”; Alpha lipoic acid for diabetic neuropathy; Does Motrin affect the liver? Consumer alert over “free” urinary catheter scams. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for March 9, Part 2: Yogurt as Hedge Against Type 2 Diabetes

NYU doctor dies of anaphylactic shock after deadly food allergens not disclosed at Disney eatery; Pharmaceutical company fined $264 million for lifesaving Epi-Pen price-gouging; Nasal spray alternative to injectable epinephrine canceled over efficacy concerns; How microbiome imbalances predict food allergy susceptibility; Alternatives to expensive creams for bothersome skin rashes; Is krill oil compatible with blood thinners like Eloquis? Continuous glucose monitors cleared for over-the-counter sale without prescription; Hawthorne for congestive heart failure; Can high-dose vitamin D forestall juvenile onset diabetes? Microplastics and heart disease; FDA issues “qualified health claim” for yogurt as hedge against Type 2 diabetes. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for March 2, Part 1: Diabetic Retinopathy
March 4, 2024
Obesity is malnutrition, too—for the first time in human history overweight has overtaken hunger, affecting 1 billion persons worldwide; Halting diabetic retinopathy; Regulate ultra-processed foods like cigarettes? Groin pain—is it simply a hernia—or something worse? Victory: FDA announces forever chemical ban for food wrappers; Is chiropractic the solution for thinning neck discs? Vitreomacular traction syndrome; Einstein mega-donor makes med school tuition-free. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for March 2, Part 2: Marijuana and Cardiovascular Risk

Does “free” medical care disincentivize personal responsibility for healthy lifestyle choices? Are melamine plates safe? It’s a “good year” for flu shot efficacy—at 40%? Covid self-quarantine guidelines rescinded as CDC exaggerates booster protection; Vitamin B3 in the cross-hairs—should you worry? Marijuana use linked to cardiovascular risk; CBD shows promise for marijuana use disorder; What gets in the way of some dieters weight loss efforts? Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for February 24, Part 1: CBD for Sleep
February 26, 2024
Pregnant women urged to avoid ultra-processed foods; Emulsifiers and cancer risk; The peril that lurks in Cheerios; Environmental toxins damage sperm; U.S. lags behind other nations in nutritional labeling of harmful foods; How the “Smart Choices” program became an epic fail; Maternal stress ups odds of offsprings’ ADHD; A simple maneuver relieves vertigo; The tyranny of evidence-based medicine; CBD for sleep. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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