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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.

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 Sugary Drinks | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Sugary drinks do no favors for your child's health.Sweetened drinks contribute to childhood obesity and chronic diseases you would expect to see in a much older population. It’s very easy to slurp down a tasty beverage without thinking about the sugar that’s entering the system. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Fruity juices, sweetened tea, athletic beverages and sodas contain plenty of sugar and calories. It’s better to just encourage water consumption. In lieu of 100 percent fruit juices, give your child fruit so they get the benefit of fiber with natural sugars. Children should have eight ounces or fewer per week. Children under age two shouldn’t consume any sweetened beverages. Don’t stock your refrigerator or pantry with sugary drinks, so your child won’t consider them a regular option. Listen as Dr. Natalie Muth joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss how to keep your kids from drinking too many sugary drinks. Sponsor: Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30%

 EP 938B - All About the Immune System | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Matt Richtel discusses how the immune system affects us in life and death.Our immune system impacts every aspect of our lives, including sleep, mood, fitness, nutrition, brain function and aging. And yet, it's widely misunderstood. In his book, An Elegant Defense, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Matt Richtel discusses how the immune system affects us in life and death. Tune in to hear the inspiring story of how immunotherapy helped one cancer patient shrink a 15-pound tumor and dodge death. Plus, hear the latest scientific research on this critical part of our health and wellness. Bonus Study Suggests Eggs Raise Risk of Heart Disease and Early Death

 Encore Episode: Perimenopause: Adult Puberty | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

What's the deal with perimenopause?Menopause ends the female reproduction window. Perimenopause is like adult puberty, the transition from regular menstrual cycles to one year without periods. Perimenopause is tough to define. Symptoms can occur for three to five years or longer. Menopause occurs when the ovaries have fully retired. Heavy or light periods, irregular bleeding, vaginal dryness, hot flashes and night sweats may pop up as the ovaries wind down their work. Until the ovaries shut down completely, it’s going to be a bumpy ride. Progesterone may be prescribed by your provider to even things out. Some over the counter products like black cohosh may provide some relief from symptoms. Listen as Dr. Mary Jane Minkin joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss what to expect from perimenopause.

 Debunking Common Breast Cancer Myths | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Many people believe that family history and genetics determines who gets breast cancer. Actually, this isn’t true.Breast cancer is the number one killer of females ages 20 to 59. Many people believe that family history and genetics determines who gets breast cancer. Actually, this isn’t true. In fact, 87 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer don’t have a single first-degree relative with the disease. Dr. Kristi Funk joins Dr. Friedman to discuss preventative care and what to do after a diagnosis. Dr. Funk also busts many of today's most common breast cancer myths, including: Does hormone replacement therapy play a role in the cause of breast cancer? Will putting a cell phone in your bra cause breast cancer? Does consuming soy cause breast cancer? Are bio-identical hormones safe? What foods will help prevent breast cancer and which ones are linked to causing the disease? What is considered “public enemy #1” when it comes to the cause of breast health? Do EMF (electromagnetic fields) cause cancer? What are environmental toxins and how can you avoid them? What herbs are effective at helping reduce menopause symptoms? Does coffee or chocolate cause inflammation of the breasts? Angelina Jolie made the decision to have a preventative mastectomy after finding out she had the BRCA 1 gene mutation. What exactly is this gene and when should you be tested for it? Find out the answers to these questions and more.

 Children's Sleep Cycles | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Teach your child sleep habits that will last a lifetime.Sleep is important for your child’s physical and mental function. Parental attention to sleep wanes as children age. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Little ones need twelve to fourteen hours of sleep. Try to put your children on your schedule, having them wake when you do. Put them to bed earlier than you hit the sack. Older kids need parental monitoring to put devices away. Set a good example and turn off your phone. Store devices outside the bedroom for optimal sleep hygiene. Help them train their bodies for a regular bedtime and waking time. Encourage routines, like ten minutes of reading before bed. These triggers make late nights and time changes easier. Listen as Dr. Natasha Burgert joins Melanie Cole, MS, to share the importance of sleep as your child grows up. Sponsor: Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30%

 EP 937 News of the Week | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Every week, Dr. Roizen discusses the latest health headlines YOU need to know.In this episode, Dr. Roizen talks about the latest health headlines that YOU need to know. CBD oil is everywhere. Is it safe? Is it healthy? Air pollution is killing more people than smoking. Trans fat bans are good for the heart. Genes may explain why some women on the pill still get pregnant. Depression and suicide rates are rising sharply in young Americans... this is one reason why. Plus so much MORE... Bonus! Can the Flu Shot Really Save Your Life?

 EP 937B - Best Foods for a More Satisfying Love Life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Learn which foods and nutrients are best to boost blood flow in both men and women.If the sparks are starting to fade between you and your partner, simply head to the kitchen! In her book, Clean Eating, Dirty Sex, author Lisa Davis provides healthy recipes, lifestyle tips and personal anecdotes to help readers improve all aspects of their physical, emotional and sexual health. Tune in to learn which foods and nutrients are best to boost blood flow in both men and women. Plus, discover the telltale signs of poor communication, and how you can change it to strengthen your relationship. Bonus 7 Ways to Stay Germ-Free at the Gym

 Cultured Cuisine: Blending America in the Kitchen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Celebrate the joys of diverse cultures through Americanized food.Different cultures contribute to our culinary melting pot. The flavors of American foods alter with these new contributions, influencing generations to come. What was once known as “foreign” food eventually becomes adopted and Americanized. It’s inevitable that food changes as it mixes with American cultures. Lack of unique ingredients and brushing up against other cultures gives food a new identity. Americans are spoiled, as we can enjoy a panoply of flavors every day. The strength of our country is in our differences and should be celebrated. Be adventurous and try something new. Listen as Chef Edward Lee joins Melanie Cole, MS, to share how Americanized foods are worthy of celebration.

 Food Pharmacology: Addressing Thyroid Disease | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

More than 35 million Americans currently suffer from Hashimoto’s—making it the country’s fastest-growing autoimmune disease."Food is one of the most powerful tools in your healing journey.” - Dr. Izabella Wentz As a young woman, Dr. Wentz was diagnosed with Hashimoto's disease, which affects the thyroid gland and causes the body to attack its own cells. She is not alone. More than 35 million Americans currently suffer from Hashimoto’s—making it the country’s fastest-growing autoimmune disease. Many individuals with or without a formal diagnosis suffer daily symptoms, including chronic cough, acid reflux, irritable bowel syndrome, allergies, persistent pain, hair loss, brain fog, and forgetfulness. Unfortunately, many people do go undiagnosed (or misdiagnosed), compounding the symptoms and leading to the destruction of the thyroid gland. Dr. Wentz's book, Hashimoto’s Food Pharmacology, combines her revolutionary and proven approach to reversing thyroid symptoms with delicious, easy-to-use recipes that delight the taste buds while they heal the body. Listen as Dr. Wentz joins Dr. Friedman to discuss the damage Hashimoto's can do to one's body--and how you can use nutrition to mitigate the illness.

 Encore Episode: Addressing Ear Infections | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

No need to panic. Find out how your pediatrician treats ear infections.Ear infections are a pervasive problem, especially for young children. Untreated ear infections can cause a lot of discomfort but are not a reason to panic. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Ear infections often result from a cold when the eustachian tubes don’t properly drain excess fluids. Pediatricians look for fluid and inflammation before prescribing antibiotics. Some ear irritation comes from a virus or a little extra fluid, requiring a wait of 48 hours to issue the correct treatment. Outer ear infections are often treated with ear drop antibiotics. Inner ear infections typically require oral antibiotics. Anti-inflammatory medication can relieve some symptoms as the antibiotics treat the underlying condition. Listen as Dr. Naveen Mehrotra joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss how to address your child’s ear infection. Sponsor: Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30%

 EP 936 News of the Week | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Every week, Dr. Roizen discusses the latest health headlines YOU need to know.In this episode, Dr. Roizen talks about the latest health headlines that YOU need to know. Want to shed fat and build muscle? These are the foods you should be eating. New link between sleep apnea and Alzheimer's. Why is my child such a poor eater? Dr. Roizen has the answer. It's not over yet! The flu is still spreading. "Catch-up sleep" on the weekend may be adding inches to your waistline. Plus so much MORE... Bonus! The Risk of UTIs Increases as You Age—Here’s Why

 EP 936B - The Fattest Cities in America | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Jill Gonzalez, an analyst at WalletHub, discusses the top 10 fattest cities in America, according to WalletHub research.Americans spend hundreds of billions of dollars on obesity-related medical treatment every year. Not only can being overweight hurt your health, but it can also hurt your bottom line. Jill Gonzalez, an analyst at WalletHub, discusses the top 10 fattest cities in America, according to WalletHub research. Learn if your city made the list, which unhealthy lifestyle factors can lead to obesity and the large- and small-scale solutions that can help you and your community lead healthier lives. Bonus 7 Ways to Stay Germ-Free at the Gym

 Encore Episode: Empty Nest Syndrome | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

It can be tough when your children move away. You're not alone.Parents can feel an emotional upheaval when their children venture off to find their fortunes. Empty nest syndrome is legitimate. From the moment the child is born, the focus of a parent becomes the best survival of that child. While watching out for the next milestone, personal activities and relationships can fall away. Start asking yourself what you’d like to be doing. What is fun for you? Re-engage with those things. Find time for yourself before your child leaves the nest so you can start to reclaim friendships and discover new interests for yourself. Listen as Samantha Lewis joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss how to prepare yourself for and survive empty nest syndrome.

 Sound the Alarm: Jay Leno Discusses "Bad" Cholesterol and Its Link to Heart Attack ... | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Jay Leno has teamed up with Amgen on Cholesterol 911, a national campaign that is aiming to raise awareness about high LDL-C, also known as “bad” cholesterol.Every 40 seconds someone in the U.S. has a heart attack or stroke. Lowering your LDL cholesterol (the "bad" cholesterol) is considered the most modifiable risk factor. However, many people do not understand the connection between having high levels of “bad” cholesterol and their risk of cardiovascular disease. With cholesterol, there’s no warning sign. You don’t feel it, but it could lead to a heart attack and hit you out of nowhere. Jay Leno has teamed up with Amgen on Cholesterol 911, a national campaign that is aiming to raise awareness of and sound the alarm on high LDL-C, also known as “bad” cholesterol and its link to heart attack and stroke. Jay is speaking publicly for the first time about his high LDL and urging patients with high bad cholesterol who are at increased risk for a heart attack or stroke to see the emergency in high bad cholesterol and to visit Cholesterol911.com to learn more about their risks and how to talk to their doctor about new treatment options. Listen as Jay joins Dr. Friedman to discuss more about the campaign and share his own efforts to lower his LDL-C. The two also chat about cars, Last Man Standing, The Tonight Show, Rodney Dangerfield and more.

 Encore Episode: Discipline: Improving Behavior without Spanking | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

When your child acts up, work to improve behavior without spanking.Parenting can test your patience, especially when your child misbehaves. The American Academy of Pediatrics advises against the use of spanking as a disciplinary tool. Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30% - sponsor Spanking or physical discipline can have long-lasting effects, increasing aggression in children. It doesn’t teach responsibility or self control, particularly when parents lose control to administer the spankings. Discipline That Works Model good behavior. Show how to be calm and respectful of others. Let them know expectations beforehand so they know the rules of the game. Explain how you expect them to behave in the store or at a restaurant before you even go out. Time-outs work best for kids two to five years old. Give one minute per year of age for them to think about what happened and remove them from the troublesome situation. Praise your child for good behavior. Natural consequences work well. “If you throw your snack onto the floor, it goes into the trash.” Use non-optimum behavior you see as a teaching opportunity. Listen as Dr. Jennifer Shu joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss how to help your child curb behavioral issues without spanking. Sponsor: Fight colds and flu with Hydralyte. Rapid and complete hydration, suitable for all ages and doctor recommended. Use code “hydrakid” to save 30%

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