Something You Should Know about Health Facts

Medical Miracles

September 11, 2014


Interview with Dr. Edward Creagan, author of the book How Not to Be My Patient: A Physician's Secrets for Staying Healthy and Surviving Any Diagnosis




Mike Carruthers: 
There are a lot of people walking around today who really should be dead.


Edward T. Creagan, M.D.:
I have a formal presentation on miracles and I have the Cat scans and I have the MR scans and I have the pathology report. Patients who should have died twenty-five years ago continue to live meaningful productive and creative lives.

Dr. Edward T. Creagan

Back Trouble

September 2, 2014


Interview with Dr. Jack Stern, author of the book Ending Back Pain: 5 Powerful Steps to Diagnose, Understand, and Treat Your Ailing Back




Mike Carruthers:
Back pain is one of the biggest reasons people go to the doctor.


Dr. Jack Stern:
80-85% of Americans during their lifetimes go see a physician or healthcare provider because of back pain of significant severity.

Dr. Jack Stern


August 28, 2014


Interview with Dr. Osama Hamdy, author of the book The Diabetes Breakthrough: Based on a Scientifically Proven Plan to Lose Weight and Cut Medications 




Mike Carruthers:
About a hundred million Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes which can lead to serious complications.


Dr. Osama Hamdy:
The commonest complication in type II diabetes is coronary artery disease.  That’s why 65-80% of people with type II diabetes die from heart attacks.

Dr. Osama Hamdy

Preventing Dementia

August 15, 2014


Interview with Dr. Gary Small, author of the book The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life



Mike Carruthers:
If you want to reduce your chances of ever getting Alzheimer's disease, there are some things you can do.


Dr. Gary Small:
Four areas of our life where we can have an effect on our risk for Alzheimer's disease, mental activity, physical conditioning, stress reduction and healthy diet.

Dr. Gary Small

Taking Care Of Your Eyes

August 11, 2014


Interview with Martin Sussman, President of Cambridge Institute For Better Vision




Mike Carruthers:
Your eyes work hard every day and there are some simple things you can do to keep your eyeballs in tip-top shape.


Martin Sussman:
One of those visual hygiene tips it to always remember to shift your focus. When we read or use a computer we have to focus our eyes at the same distance sometimes hour after hour.

Martin Sussman

The Color Of Food

August 8, 2014


Interview with Dr. David Heber, author of the book  What Color Is Your Diet?




Mike Carruthers:
You've heard it a million times we should all be eating more fruits and vegetables.

Dr. David Heber:

Most Americans eat three servings a day of fruits and vegetables two of those are french fries and iceberg lettuce and the third one is ketchup.

Dr. David Heber

What's In Your Genes

July 17, 2014


Interview with Philip Reilly, author of the book Is It in Your Genes?: The Influence of Genes on Common Disorders and Diseases that Affect You and Your Family (Handbooks)




Mike Carruthers:
Your genes play an important role in determining what diseases you likely will get and what diseases you likely won’t get.


Philip Reilly:
After all, we know that heavy smoking causes lung cancer, but only 10% of heavy smokers get lung cancer. Why is that?

Philip Reilly

Taking Better Care Of Your Skin

July 2, 2014


Interview with Dr. Ava Shamban, author of the book Heal Your Skin: The Breakthrough Plan for Renewal




Mike Carruthers:
We all know it’s important to take care of our skin and yet…


Dr. Ava Shamban:
Somehow people go to sleep with their makeup on, people don’t wear sunscreen, they think it’s OK to fry themselves, they don’t understand how important their skin is both to their looks and to the health of their body.

Dr. Ava Shamban


June 27, 2014


Interview with Dr. David Buchholz, author of the book Heal Your Headache




Mike Carruthers:
You very likely have suffered from headaches.


David Buchholz, M.D.:
The figures say that about 45 million Americans have enough headaches to be labeled as headache sufferers.

Dr David Buchholz

Interesting Mechanics Of The Human Body

June 2, 2014


Interview with Dr. Beth Ann Ditkoff, author of the book Why Don't Your Eyelashes Grow?: Curious Questions Kids Ask About the Human Body




Mike Carruthers:
Have you ever wondered why your eyelashes don't grow?


Beth Ann Ditkoff, M.D.:
They actually do grow - the hair on your head and your eyelashes go through a growth cycle. So that's a cycle of growth followed by a transition to resting period and then after resting, the hair falls out.

Dr. Beth Ann Ditkoff

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