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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for March 23, Part 2
March 25, 2019
EBT heart scan with calcium scoring for early detection of heart disease; That health app you’re using may sell your private medical info to shady 3rd parties; Sorry, cannabis is bad for teenagers’ brains; Breast implants under federal review over cancer, autoimmune concerns; Nuts support cognitive health; Natural solutions for GAD (generalized anxiety disorder); Just telling patients to “lose weight and exercise” doesn’t work; Reused cooking oil—used to make restaurant fried foods—found to be potent breast cancer promoter. 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: Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
March 13, 2019
Is there a natural way to eradicate jock itch without taking drugs like Fluconazole?; Smoking cessation did not lead to IBS but to asthma when I quit smoking in 1977. Smoking cessation can lead to bleeding gums since the oral cavity is an extension to the intestinal tract; What do various coated tongues mean and how do you treat them?; Why are physicians so uninformed about Sjogren's disease? Would hyaluronic acid be helpful for those with Sjogren's?; I have Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and doctor's don't know how to help me! Click HERE for part 1.



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Q&A with Leyla — Part 1
January 16, 2019
The benefits of a "Dry January." NYC to undertake a study to determine if sugary drinks are as bad as cigarettes. Can you explain why some people sleep better on an empty stomach and others can't sleep unless they have a bedtime snack? Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for January 5, Part 2
January 7, 2019
A “Dry January” may be the secret to better sleep, improved well-being, and weight loss; A caller seeks advice on her thyroid blood tests; New study exonerates eggs as contributor to diabetes; CV Sciences, makers of Plus CBD Oil, receives top industry award; Cranberry proanthocyanidins protect against esophageal cancer; The benefits of intermittent fasting; Smoking pot damages sperm; Soy sauce colon cleanse leaves UK woman brain dead; Breathalyzer tests show potential for early diagnosis of cancer; Sulforaphane shows potential to help weight loss, ward off diabetes; Opioids show scant benefits for long-term pain relief. 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 December 22, Part 1
December 24, 2018
Christmas cards glorify holiday drinking—even as legendary reveler Keith Richards embraces sobriety; Vitamin B3 for skin cancer prevention; Diet matters in autoimmunity—the secret may be a certain type of fiber; A simple obesity fix—remove sweets from checkout aisles; Get adequate sleep to forestall junk food cravings; Is nutritional yeast OK for people with Candida? Fixing trigger finger; CT scan reveals “severe coronary artery calcification”—what to do? 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 November 17, Part 1
November 19, 2018
Low carb diets shown to be best for losing weight and controlling insulin, appetite; Gluten avoidance—even without celiac disease—improves GI symptoms and promotes weight loss; Correct strategy for addressing dysbiosis with antimicrobials; A caller reports great results with natural strategies for ulcerative colitis for her 18 yr old, but now wants acne advice. Darkness, cold weather, prompt booze cravings; A caller with heart enlargement and mitral valve regurgitation; Natural support for concussions; Pycnogenol for prostate enlargement. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Leyla Weighs In: The Dangerous Effects of Caffeine
November 9, 2018
Nutritionist Leyla Muedin weighs in on the dangerous effects of caffeine.



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Leyla Weighs In: What is the best diet to help someone quit smoking?
July 6, 2018
A listener asks: "My sister recently had a severe asthma attack with some pneumonia and is currently taking a lot of medication. Are there any nutrients she can take to mitigate the side effects and improve the function of her lungs?" Plus, what is the best diet to help someone quit smoking?



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2
March 14, 2018
More on CBD and marijuana; Help! I have an overactive bladder and low urinary flow; Despite a healthy diet, I still struggle with SAD food triggers and my cravings are intensifying. Could it be due to nutrient deficiencies?; I'm a 61-year-old female with low blood pressure. Should I be concerned? Click HERE for part 1.



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Kids’ Exposure to Electronic Media, Part 1
February 6, 2018
A conversation with the “Mediatrician”, Dr. Michael Rich, a pediatrician whose practice and research center around kids’ exposure to electronic media. He recently supported a stockholder initiative to persuade Apple to offer more options for parents to shape their children’s media exposure. Are the big social media companies compromising our children’s well-being for the sake of more ad clicks? What are the health consequences—physical and mental—of kids’ heavy use of social media? How does it contribute to obesity? To depression and suicidality? To poor school performance? To sleep deprivation? Why prohibition is not the answer; Is there such a thing as “internet addiction”? Should kids below a certain age have zero screen time? Dr. Rich offers tips to parents and grandparents via his column “Ask the Mediatrician” at the website of his Center on Media and Child Health at http://cmch.tv/parents/askthemediatrician/. Click HERE for part 2.



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