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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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 Encore Episode: Lies My Doctor Told Me: Medical Myths That Can Harm Your Health | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Dr. Ken Berry joins Dr. Friedman to explain why your doctor is wrong about common medical myths.Does your doctor still recommend that you avoid foods that raise your cholesterol and instead eat a lot of whole grains? Or, maybe your physician has told you to exercise more so you'll lose some weight -- and drink skim milk because it's "less fattening." If you have high blood pressure, is your doctor recommending you cut back on salt? Dr. Ken Berry joins Dr. Friedman to explain why your doc is wrong about these common medical myths and many more. He also shares insights from his book, Lies My Doctor Told Me Second Edition: Medical Myths That Can Harm Your Health.

 Encore Episode: Preventing Suicide | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Watch for warning signs to help prevent suicide.Pediatric suicide is a difficult topic but parents may be able to help children who are at risk. Bullying is rampant in pre-teens and teens. In the age of social media, bullying doesn't stop once the school day is done. Find out how much time your child is spending online. Those who are already prone to anxiety and depression are at greater risk for self-harm and suicide. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) lead to higher potential for depression. Feeling unworthy, lonely or trapped can trigger suicidal thoughts. Call 1.800.273.TALK (8255) or text TALK to 741741 if you or someone you know seems to be at risk. Listen as Dr. Cora Breuner joins Melanie Cole, MS to discuss suicide risk.

 EP 992 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. How can you safely grocery shop during the COVID-19 crisis? Getting back pain while working at home? Ergonomic expert weighs in. Biggest risk factors for hospitalization from the coronavirus is obesity. Blood pressure spikes during the evening pose this risk. If someone is violating social distancing rules, what should you do? Ask grandma and grandchildren to dance to heighten bonding. PLUS so much more...   Want better health and nutrition? Now you can get personalized supplement recommendations and custom vitamin packs delivered to your door! Go to PersonaNutrition.com/Roizen and take your free assessment and get 50% off your order today. - sponsor  

 EP 992B - New Technology Provides Antiviral Protection for High-Touch Surfaces | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Biological warfare technology born at West Texas A&M University has been re-adapted and deployed across campus to protect door handles from viruses and bacteria.Biological warfare technology born at West Texas A&M University, that was originally developed to protect soldiers from anthrax, has been re-adapted and deployed across campus to protect door handles from viruses and bacteria. Doors across West Texas A&M University soon will receive Copper Clean stickers over handles and push plates. The stickers -- essentially a highly engineered copper-alloy foil with an adhesive backing -- are the newest product developed by Engineering Dean Emily Hunt and a group of ambitious graduate engineering students working to commercialize patents they have obtained for West Texas A&M University and The Texas A&M University System. Along with standard infection control practices, these stickers will help alleviate the microbial burden on these high-touch surfaces across campus. Dr. Hunt joins Dr. Roizen to explain the technology and how it works. Want better health and nutrition? Now you can get personalized supplement recommendations and custom vitamin packs delivered to your door! Go to PersonaNutrition.com/Roizen and take your free assessment and get 50% off your order today. - sponsor   Bonus How to Navigate Major Change During The Pandemic

 Importance of Self-Talk in Difficult Times | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

A lot of individuals struggle with negative self-talk -- which can have a severe impact on one's mental health.During this uncertain time, many people are overcome by negative emotions. Fear, anxiety, doubt... these all creep into our minds multiple times throughout the day. Even when the pandemic eases, a lot of individuals struggle with negative self-talk -- which can have a severe impact on one's mental health. Shad Helmstetter, PhD, is the founder of the Self Talk Institute, joins Dr. Friedman to explain how to most of our negative thinking has been programmed from birth, and how to reverse those thoughts and essentially erase a negative mentality.  Listen in to learn how you can make positive, life-changing transformations.

 Encore Episode: What Does Social Distancing Really Mean? Can Kids Have "Safe" Play Dates? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

It's critical for the health of your family, your community, and the world for us to remain steadfast with social distancing and self-isolation.By this time in the COVID-19 pandemic, your kids might be going a little stir crazy... or a lot.  Social distancing was designed to reduce the risk of the virus to thrive. But your kids, especially the little ones, don't understand why they can't have a play date or go to the playground. Older kids are also trying to find ways to sneak out of the house to meet up with their friends. It's critical for the health of your family, your community, and the world for us to remain steadfast with social distancing and self-isolation.  Jennifer Variste, MD, joins Melanie Cole, MS, to explain what exactly social distancing is, why it's so important, and what kids can do during this time.

 EP 991 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. 8 foods that can support your immune system. High-fiber food linked to lower breast cancer risk. New insight into Alzheimer's. Most of the nation's teens (75%) aren't even getting the minimum of exercise recommended per day. How to stay on track at work during the pandemic (and beyond). PLUS so much more...   Want better health and nutrition? Now you can get personalized supplement recommendations and custom vitamin packs delivered to your door! Go to PersonaNutrition.com/Roizen and take your free assessment and get 50% off your order today. - sponsor  

 EP 991B - Pancreatic Cancer: New "Time Machine" Science | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

A pancreatic cancer “time machine” engineered by Purdue University researchers has revealed that the disease is even more unpredictable than previously thought.Pancreatic cancer has one of the worst survival rates among cancers. Patients can expect as low as a nine percent chance to live for at least five years after being diagnosed. Going back in time to observe how cells with key gene mutations interact and become invasive would help researchers better understand how the cancer starts and identify it sooner. A pancreatic cancer “time machine” engineered by Purdue University researchers has revealed that the disease is even more unpredictable than previously thought: Cancer cells promote each other’s invasiveness when they grow together. Bumsoo Han, PhD, joins Dr. Roizen to explain more about this science.  Want better health and nutrition? Now you can get personalized supplement recommendations and custom vitamin packs delivered to your door! Go to PersonaNutrition.com/Roizen and take your free assessment and get 50% off your order today. - sponsor   Bonus Is Being a Couch Potato Bad for Your Brain?

 Clearing the Culinary Confusion: How to Eat for Optimal Health and Wellness | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

When it comes to nutrition, experts are constantly battling over what's truth and what's myth.Nutrition advice is often confusing. Plus, it's always changing. One day coffee is bad for you, the next it can extend your life. Experts are constantly battling over what's truth and what's myth. Dr. David Katz, along with his co-auther Mark Bittman, decided to clear the culinary confusion by writing their book, How to Eat: All Your Food and Diet Questions Answered. Dr. Katz joins Dr. Friedman to share some highlights from the book, which filters the science of diet and nutrition through a lens of common sense, delivering straightforward advice with a healthy dose of wit.

 How the COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts Kids with Special Healthcare Needs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

How are children with special healthcare needs uniquely impacted -- especially those who often receive important care during the school day?The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting everyone, in different ways. How are children with special healthcare needs uniquely impacted -- especially those who often receive important care during the school day? Dr. Lynn Davidson says that parents and family members are required to "get creative" in getting access to necessary therapies. She also advises that parents be okay with doing the best they can, given the circumstances. Some of that involves getting "back to basics;" things like using cooking lessons to teach measurements or flash cards for word development. Listen as Dr. Davidson joins host Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss how families can cope with the current situation. Additional Resources for Families of Children with Special Healthcare Needs American Academy of Pediatrics General COVID-19 resources: https://services.aap.org/en/pages/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-infections/ Information for Families (HealthyChildren.org): https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/chest-lungs/Pages/COVID-19-Information-for-Families-of-Children-and-Youth-with-Special-Health-Care-Needs.aspx Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Frequently Asked Questions about CYSHCN and COVID-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html?deliveryName=USCDC_1054-DM26731#Children-and-Youth-with-Special-Healthcare-Needs Information for People with Disabilities: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-with-disabilities.html Family Voices General COVID-19 Resources: https://familyvoices.org/coronavirus/ COVID-19 e-Blasts for Families: https://familyvoices.org/resource/resource-eblast-covid-19-series/ Autism Speaks COVID-19 Information and Resources for Families: https://www.autismspeaks.org/covid-19-information-and-resources-families Understood.org Coronavirus: Latest Updates and Tips https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/coronavirus-latest-updates School system websites Look at your school system websites, they have many resources for distance learning. 1. Reach out to your children’s teachers and therapists 2. School system websites for resources for distance learning (e.g. https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learn-at-home/information-on-remote-learning)

 EP 990 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. Do you really need to eat breakfast, in its traditional sense? Taking 10,000 steps per day reduces risk of mortality by over 60 percent. Too much salt impedes your white cells' ability to fight bacteria. Use of e-cigarettes is climbing -- but not by existing cigarette smokers. Diarrhea may be the first (and only) symptom of the COVID-19 virus. PLUS so much more...   Want better health and nutrition? Now you can get personalized supplement recommendations and custom vitamin packs delivered to your door! Go to PersonaNutrition.com/Roizen and take your free assessment and get 50% off your order today. - sponsor  

 EP 990B - How to Eat: Dr. Katz Answers Your Food & Diet Questions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

What should you really be eating?The number of diets out there can be dizzying. What should you really be eating? Dr. David Katz and coauthor Mark Bittman seek to provide that answer in their new book, How to Eat: All Your Food and Diet Questions Answered.  In the book, the duo shares their clear, no-nonsense perspective on food and diet, answering questions covering everything from basic nutrients to superfoods to fad diets. Listen as Dr. Katz joins Dr. Roizen to discuss insights from the book and some of the "hot button" foods that are constantly in debate. Want better health and nutrition? Now you can get personalized supplement recommendations and custom vitamin packs delivered to your door! Go to PersonaNutrition.com/Roizen and take your free assessment and get 50% off your order today. - sponsor   Bonus People Who Live the Longest Do This

 Change Your Habits to Become 1% Better Each Day | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

If you're having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn't you. The problem actually is your system.Do you need to "reboot" your system -- breaking those bad habits to create new ones? Order Carnivora: Nature’s Nutritional Powerhouse -sponsor If you're having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn't you. The problem actually is your system.  James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, has revealed habit-breaking strategies in his book, Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones.  Clear joins Dr. Friedman to provide insight into some of these strategies and how to transform your habits to achieve your goals -- whether that's to quit smoking, lose weight, improve your finances, or really any milestone you wish to accomplish.

 Encore Episode: Coronavirus: Screen Time Advice for Toddlers to Teens | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

For families with children at home, whether small children, school-aged kids, or even young adults home from college, these coronavirus times are especially challengingThe coronavirus is causing uncertainty among us all. It's been a total disruption of what we consider "normal." How long will the social-distancing and self-isolation last? One cannot tell -- meaning the disruption continues.  For families with children at home, whether small children, school-aged kids, or even young adults home from college, it can be even more challenging. How can you keep your kids busy and in continued health, despite the restrictions? Donald Shifrin, MD, provides some simple, effective tips for keeping everyone out of a place of fear and anxiety, as well as how to manage the amount of screen time your kids (and yourself) are getting during these home-bound times.

 EP 989 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. Heart drug combo lowers dementia risk by 20%. Stick to a routine when you're working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sleep is essential for staying healthy during the pandemic. How much distance is really required for optimal social distancing? How to best take care of yourself during the pandemic.  PLUS so much more...   Want better health and nutrition? Now you can get personalized supplement recommendations and custom vitamin packs delivered to your door! Go to PersonaNutrition.com/Roizen and take your free assessment and get 50% off your order today. - sponsor  

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