Something You Should Know about Health Facts


Simple Tips For Healthy Living

November 21, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Alan Bonsteel, author of the book Stay Young, Start Now: A Family Doctor's Guide to More Energy, Less Stress and Better Sex

 

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Mike Carruthers: 
Even though we know what it takes to get fit and stay healthy, too many of us just don't do it.

Dr. Alan Bonsteel:
We're putting on weight, and the numbers on weight these days-the numbers on people who are above "ideal weight" are really pretty scary. They're going up and up, and just no indication that that curve is dropping off any.
 

 

The Importance Of Face-To-Face Communication

November 17, 2014

 

Interview with Susan Pinker, author of the book The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter

 

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Mike Carruthers:
So much of our communication today is electronic yet face-to-face contact turns out to be very important.

 

Susan Pinker:
Because interacting face to face releases a whole cascade of biochemical events that essentially provides biological resilience not only now but into the future.
 


Susan Pinker

Skin Care Tips

November 7, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Audrey Kunin, author of the book The DERMAdoctor Skinstruction Manual: The Smart Guide to Healthy, Beautiful Skin and Looking Good at Any Age

 

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Mike Carruthers:
When your lips get chapped you should not use the same product to heal chapped lips as you use to prevent chapped lips. 

 

Audrey Kunin M.D.: 
Most people turn to a wax based type of stick. And wax will help prevent lips from drying out but they're not so great at helping heal them.
 


Dr. Audrey Kunin

Taking Care Of Your Eyes

October 28, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Neal Adams, author of the book Healthy Vision: Prevent and Reverse Eye Disease through Better Nutrition

 

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Mike Carruthers:
In addition to all the things exercise is good for it also turns out, according to a new study, to be good for your eyes.

 

Dr. Neal Adams:
In fact this study showed that physical activity over a 20 year period decreased your risk of having poor vision by a whopping 60%.
 


Dr. Neal Adams

Do You Really Need An Annual Physical?

October 16, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Davis Liu, author of the book The Thrifty Patient: Vital Insider Tips for Saving Money and Staying Healthy

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Going for your annual physical is it really necessary?

 

Dr. Davis Liu:
A recent article, as recent as 2007 said this, 2002 said this – there’s no medical evidence that saves lives and it makes sense.
 


Dr. Davis Liu

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

 

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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

 

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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

Diabetes

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 

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

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