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Intelligent Medicine Radio for March 11, Part 1: Inflammation
March 13, 2023
Daylight Savings Time—the medical rationale for keeping it or ditching it; Diabetes and arthritis—it’s a two-way street; Nutraceuticals that quench inflammation; Sketchy websites dispense obesity drugs as new side effects emerge; Curcumin may trim body fat; EAT Lancet diet plan for staving off climate change may skimp on key nutrients. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1: Daylight Savings Time
March 8, 2023
Daylight savings time is approaching; PFAS in plastic containers is getting into food; Are trihalomethanes in your pasta?; Is the benefit of taking Ozempic worth it for weight loss when I have diarrhea every day as a side effect? Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for February 11, Part 2: The Real Nursing Home Scandal
February 13, 2023
“De-prescribing”—is it time to take a stand against unnecessary polypharmacy? Lion’s mane mushrooms support memory by enhancing nerve growth; A caller with asthma complains of susceptibility to viruses—is her immune system at fault? The real nursing home scandal—many facilities fail to prioritize vitamin D supplementation; Ultra-processed foods hike risk for cancer; Bariatric surgery may fend off obesity-related diseases—but young patients found to have increased risk of suicide; Exposure to plastic ingredient phthalate heightens diabetes risk; A novel herbal combination shows promise against ulcerative colitis/Crohn’s; Screen time increases adolescents’ body mass index—even exercise does little to counteract weight gain. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: Which is the best form of exercise?
January 4, 2023
Do you think taking Boniva for osteoporosis is a good idea for someone with hiatal hernia?; China's covid lockdowns and their consequences; Is the ingestion of marijuana healthy for our populace?; Why are we seeing such an increase in infertility?; Which is the best form of exercise? Click HERE for part 1.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio for December 10, Part 1: Viagra for Alzheimer’s—REALLY?
December 12, 2022
Fauci plans exit—did he do a good job? Collateral damage from Covid lockdowns—rate of Type 2 diabetes soars in kids; Viagra for Alzheimer’s—REALLY? After Covid platelets can plummet; News addiction can undermine mental and physical health; Moderna sues Pfizer over mRNA vax technology; White House fast tracks new Omicron booster—despite scant evidence. New study casts doubt on Ivermectin efficacy. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for December 3, Part 1: Regular Sauna Use Confers Anti-Aging Benefits
December 5, 2022
Seen on Twitter: Covid really WORSE the 2nd time around? Regular sauna use confers anti-aging benefits; Do elderly persons with borderline thyroid need to be medicated? Can Adderal use lead to schizophrenia? The danger that lurks in your dishwasher; Could unexplained blood pressure surges be related to GI reflux? 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 November 26, Part 2: Joint Health
November 28, 2022
Facebook shadow-bans Intelligent Medicine content; Pomegranate extract improves joint health; “Chemical imbalance”—long a rationale for prescribing antidepressants—may be made-up narrative; Sexual side effects of SSRIs may persist after discontinuation; Natural support for Barrett’s esophagus; Heart health poor for most US children. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio for November 19, Part 1: B Vitamins vs. Covid
November 21, 2022
Adderal shortage leaves ADHD sufferers high and dry as over-diagnoses stoked by social media, lax e-prescribing; Are online pharmaceutical drugs damaged by temperature extremes in mail transit? A case of unexplained dizziness and shortness of breath; B vitamins vs. Covid; CBD for sleep and stress support. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Leyla Weighs In: Prescription Drugs and Nutrition Depletion, Second in a Series
November 18, 2022
Do the prescription drugs you take deplete your nutrition status? Plus, popular athletic clothing brands have high levels of the hormone-disrupting chemical BPA.



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Leyla Weighs In: Prescription Drugs and Nutrient Depletion
November 11, 2022
Do the prescription drugs you take deplete your nutrition status? First in a series.



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