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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1: Traveling During the COVID-19 Crisis
May 13, 2020
Are children getting COVID-19 with different symptoms?; My husband and I urgently want to get back home to NY from Florida. How should we travel? Plane, train, or drive with an overnight hotel. Click HERE for part 2.



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COVID-19 Special: The Unprecedented Challenges our Front Line Healthcare Professionals are Experiencing, Part 1
April 5, 2020
A Stanford University MD who helps doctors deal with stress weighs in on the Coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Greg Hammer is author of "GAIN without Pain: The Happiness Handbook for Health Care Professionals." What unprecedented challenges are frontline health professionals experiencing amid the current crisis? But weren’t they already poised for burnout even before COVID-19 arrived? How does stress undermine our health during the current lockdown? What lessons can we apply from "GAIN Without Pain" to cultivate resilience during the enforced lockdown? As a pediatric intensive care physician, Dr. Hammer offers advice on how to keep kids calm during the quarantine. Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for March 14, Part 2
March 16, 2020
Balance of Nature, maker of “fruit and veggie pills,” receives strong warnings from the FDA—re: their audacious claims that their products cure various serious diseases, as well as quality control issues; Keeping your brain healthy—with a low-Glycemic Index diet, Mediterranean style foods, and avoidance of trans-fats; U.S. healthcare system wastes nearly a trillion dollars in avoidable costs; Scared to deliver your baby in the hospital amid the current Coronavirus epidemic? New study confirms that home births safe for low-risk pregnancies; Beer before wine, or wine before beer—which minimizes the risk of a hangover? Taking probiotics can reduce impact of viral diseases, reducing costs associated with downtime and hospitalization for upper respiratory infections. Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for March 7, Part 1
March 9, 2020
Coronavirus update: Botched initial Chinese containment efforts; Natural products disappear from store shelves; Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture on the front lines; A new drug that may hold promise; Thousands die of the flu—are we overreacting to Coronavirus? AHCC to ward off Coronavirus; Kids consume more calories in post-activity snacks than they burn during physical activity; Is Daylight Savings time bad for our health? Does breastfeeding shield kids from allergies and asthma? 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 February 29, Part 2
March 2, 2020
Leading presidential candidates are all 70 plus—are they fit for Presidency? What critical information is missing from Bernie Sanders‘ health disclosure? Caller with polyps asks for advice on preventing colon cancer; Is too much B12 bad for you? Protocol for reversing Barrett’s esophagus; Keto diet vs. polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS); Lavender products might induce premature breast development in young girls and boys; Work stress prompts back pain; Mom’s Vitamin D deficiency hikes kids’ risk for ADHD; Mushroom compound protects against pregnancy hypertension. 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 February 15, Part 1
February 17, 2020
Coronavirus update: Is there a threat of a widespread global pandemic involving the West? Are men more at risk than women? Chinese researcher registers intravenous vitamin C trial; Saunas confer protection against pneumonia; How does one know how well their immune system is functioning? Forget 10,000 steps a day—you can’t walk away from a bad diet; New “smart diaper” harnesses RFID transmitter to notify caregiver when it’s wet; What are the benefits of French Grape Seed Extract? 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 February 1, Part 2
February 3, 2020
Does AHCC work for kids? Is there such a thing as an allergy to vitamin C? Pregnant women who consume artificial sweeteners give birth to heavier babies; We’re running out of antibiotics to treat ordinary strep throat; Resistance training is the key to healthy aging; Berberine vs. colon cancer; Cocoa’s performance-enhancing effects; Seniors who consume mushrooms suffer less cognitive decline. 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 January 11, Part 2
January 13, 2020
Benefits/risks of kale-broccoli smoothies; Is a vegetarian diet suitable for kids? Eating out—even if only once a week—puts the pounds on; Tea drinkers live longer; Diets high in carotenoids protect against skin cancer; Don Imus survived prostate cancer for ten years, foregoing conventional treatment, leveraging diet, supplements, exercise; Exercise helps spare brain’s gray matter; Delta flight attendants sue over health problems linked to ”toxic” uniforms. 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 January 4, Part 2
January 6, 2020
Collagen supplements—hype or hope for skin health? Personal care products hasten puberty in young girls; A rancher defends responsible use of antibiotics in livestock; Heartburn drugs found to prompt allergies; Moon landing pioneer Neil Armstrong survived space travel, Korean War jet combat, experimental supersonic rocket plane trials—yet newly-released records show he succumbed to avoidable heart surgery errors; Children who drank whole—not reduced-fat—milk 40% less likely to suffer obesity; Your aromatherapy oil diffuser may be making your pet sick; Fish oil supplements found not to increase of surgical bleeding. 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 December 28, Part 2
December 30, 2019
High-intensity interval training restores memory in seniors; Can alcohol trigger arthritis? Omega 3 consumption counteracts genetic susceptibility to obesity; Meshima mushroom demonstrates strong activity vs. breast cancer; Aged Garlic Extract shown to promote micro-circulation, may speed wound healing in diabetics; What is giant cell arteritis? Amazon lax on counterfeit supplements offered by shady 3rd party vendors; Proximity to fast food eateries tracks with kids’ obesity in NYC boroughs; Exposure to chemicals in plastic fosters children’s weight gain. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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