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Summary: RadioMD’s “talking” Health A-Z Interviews with experts in the world of health, including world-renowned physicians, authors and celebrities in every area of health, wellness, fitness and medicine. Learn the best ways to stay fit, stay healthy and stay well.
Concrete steps you can take to promote positive and lasting life change.If you have the will to live more fully, you can find a way. Actress and author Mariel Hemingway teams up with boyfriend Bobby Williams, a nutrition expert and world-class adventurer, in the inspirational book, Running with Nature: Stepping Into the Life You Were Meant to Live. Together, this power couple explains how connecting to nature opens you to a more mindful, healthy life. Hemingway and Williams share their authentic approach, including concrete steps you can take to promote positive and lasting life change. If you're looking for more fulfillment through simplicity, adventure, stillness and laughter, this book is a must-read. Bonus! RealAge Tip Top Foods for Healthy Hair
Join Dr. Roizen and his expert guests for the latest health news, wellness advice and most up-to-date research from around the world.World-renowned physician, Dr. Michael Roizen, MD, continues to update your understanding of the meaning of health by providing an in-depth review of the most impactful health headlines. Joined by his co-host, Joe Galuski, they discuss the health news that matters most to you. The duo is later joined by actress and author Mariel Hemingway. Bonus! RealAge Tip Top Foods for Healthy Hair
If you’re having a heart attack, something as simple as ice may be the difference between life and death.Scientists are discovering how cooling the human body down several degrees can actually save lives. This isn’t the stuff of science fiction, but the result of many years of detailed research. In this segment, Dr. Mike explains how hypothermia is making a difference in the medical field. Who knows? It may actually save your life one day.
Obesity is now classified as a disease by the AMA. So, what’s their plan to treat and cure this dangerous epidemic?Obesity is now classified as a disease by the American Medical Association. If that's truly the case -- that obesity is a disease -- what is the AMA's plan to treat and cure this dangerous epidemic? Fortunately, doctors are becoming more and more aware of the problem. Dr. Charlie Seltzer is the only physician in the country board certified in Obesity Medicine. He joins Dr. Mike to discuss his approach for curing our country’s dangerous obesity epidemic. Both doctors will discuss the latest in nutritional counseling, medication, hormone replacement, exercise and supplement recommendations.
Antacid medications stop your body from performing its normal digestive processes and in the long run do more harm than good.Antacid therapies – particularly the proton-pump inhibitors – increase your risk of various gastrointestinal cancers and can lead to serious nutrient deficiencies and intestinal infections, among several other unpleasant side effects. Bottom line: antacids prevent your body from performing its normal digestive processes and in the long run do more harm than good. So, what are some viable alternatives? If you suffer from digestive distress will you deal with it your entire existence? Special guest, Dr. Michael Murray, joins Dr. Mike to shed some light on this topic.
Common sleeping pills don’t help you get sound, healing sleep...they just knock you out. There are safer, more effective alternatives.Most people don’t realize that sleeping pills disrupt healthy sleep cycles -- the “repair” mechanisms that help us feel rested, happy and ready to face the day. As powerful drugs that interfere with normal brain function, most sleeping pills are highly addictive, cause depression and may even increase your risk of death. Fortunately, there are safer and more effective alternatives. Join Dr. Mike and expert Dr. Michael Murray to learn more about how you can get the best sleep possible.
Men and women are created equal; but they sure do have differences. Most women could benefit from a little nutritional tailoring to their specific needs.So women, if you've ever tried to figure out which supplements are right for you, you can relax a little now. Why? Because this segment should remove a lot of the guesswork from the equation. Dr. Mike discusses why Maca, Saffron and Cruciferous Vegetable Extract are the three fundamental nutrients that nearly every woman should consider as part of her supplement regimen. Sorry, guys... this one is for the ladies!
Why are sales reps telling doctors what to do in surgery? Have physicians gotten so lazy that they gamble important decisions when it comes to your health?Why are sales reps telling doctors what to do in surgery? As physicians, have we gotten so lazy that we do not study products on our own to decide safety? Imagine this strange scenario: the doctor takes her coat off, enters the surgical ward, and is told what to do by a sales representative. Strange, indeed. But it IS happening. Find out how to make sure your doctor is the one dictating treatment and not a medical device rep or sales rep.
A new breakthrough in the diagnosis of cancer may be as close as the sugar bowl; but shouldn't that tell us something?A new breakthrough in the diagnosis of cancer may be as close as the sugar bowl; but shouldn't that tell us something? It is exciting that the new and latest technique for imaging cancer is neither radiation-based nor requires a toxic or allergenic injection. But why is this working, and could it give us an insight on treatment?
Cheap food in large qualities is not just bad for you; it may be destructive to the world.Cheap food in large qualities is not just bad for you; it may be destructive to the world. If you've ever uttered this phrase -- "I will have the 1-pound burger, with the giant fries, and a humungous soda please." -- you probably have also thought this -- "Sure, this food might not be good for me; but am I really hurting anyone else besides myself?" The answer is a big fat YES. Learn what harm our fast food, processed food tendencies are doing around the globe.
Are you as happy as you could be? Do you know what pure delight feels like? How can you bring more joy into your life?Are you as happy as you could be? Do you know what happiness is when you feel it? Have you ever experienced pure delight? Could you be happier? Is there a way to bring more joy into your life? Experts from many fields have put together a simple quiz to identify whether you are happy, trying to become happy, or are just fooling yourself. We help diagnose you in this simple happiness quiz.
Is the convenience of WiFi worth the risks? Find out what new research is suggesting about the safety and hazards of WiFi. WIFI is fun, easy, convenient and... dangerous? Sure, it makes your life ten times easier. But is the convenience of WiFi worth the risks? Scientists are re-investigating this convenient connection from a different light. Find out what they are saying about the safety and/or hazard of WiFi. It might be time to plug back in the hard way.
Learn how to prevent and stop tantrum behavior once and for all.Does you child throw tantrums? So many children do; it wouldn't be surprising if your kid was one of them! There are many reasons that they do it. It might be just communication frustration, or it could be something more. Whatever the reason, tantrums can be one of the most disturbing, frustrating, and tear-your-hair-out moments of parenting. So what is a parent to do? Join special guest, Dr. Melissa Arca, for her best advice on controlling the tantrum midstream... or better yet, stopping them before they start.
Computed tomography (CT) scans are increasingly used in children. But are there potential risks for your little ones? There has been a significant increase in the number of computed tomography (CT) scans being performed on children. But do parents really know the potential risks involved in the procedure? There are so many questions to consider before you allow this scan, and our special guest, Dr. Jack Percelay, is here to answer all of them. For instance, what kinds of injuries or emergencies are CT scans really used for in children? Is the increase in use due to parents requesting CT scans, or is it something the doctor recommends? Does fear of internal injury when your child gets a bump on the head cause you to pause at the thought of a CT scan? Don't miss this informative interview, especially if your little one is prone to bumps and bruises!
Exercising outside in the summer months can be fun and rewarding, but it can also be dangerous.Exercising outside in the summer months can be fun and rewarding. It can also be hot and potentially dangerous. There are many ways to workout outside but keep cool and get a great workout at the same time. Fitness expert and personal trainer, Neal Pire, shares the best ways to take your workout out of doors and still keep it cool, as well as important safety precautions for working out in the hot summer months.