Some people run for office. Some run from the law. Still others run away from their past. Dr. Ruth Heidrick, an Ironman Triathlete years runs because she wants to be healthy and has formulated an exercise program that optimizes health and well-being.
Hearts love rhythm. They beat regularly day and night throughout our entire lives, keeping blood flowing and our bodies and minds operating at peek proficiency. However, occasionally hearts get out of sync—sometimes with dangerous results. Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum discusses the rhythm of life and what it sounds like when things go wrong.
Life on the road can be far from healthy. Quick stops and fast food seem to be the lot of hard-driving truckers. Bobby Anderson knew he was in trouble when it exhausted him just to walk around his rig. So, he made some changes. The results are nothing short of amazing. His Facebook friends now know him as “The Plant-Fueled Trucker.”
Get ready to treat your kids to some “thumbs-up, no yuck” foods made from recipes designed to turn boy and girls into great, healthy eaters. Registered dietician Stacey Antine has written a cookbook to help parents upgrade the way their kids fuel themselves.
According to the latest research, our most dreaded diseases may have met their match; not with some exciting new wonder drug, but by some very low-tech, easily available, and highly potent foods. Dr. Michael Greger identifies the most powerful pharmacy on earth.
The benefits of sunlight on the human body are well established. Exposure to the sun is essential for restoring, building, and maintaining optimum health. However, like everything else in life, there’s a downside. Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, offers much needed guidance.
In New York State, a not-for-profit organization is making inroads into the health of children attending school. What they’ve done and what they’ve learned can help make schoolchildren everywhere healthier and smarter. Amie Hamlin, executive director of The Coalition for Healthy School Food shares insights and suggestions.
Would you like to be immune to sickness? It’s possible…to a point says Dr. David Katz, author of the book “Disease-Proof.” Katz is founding director of the Yale University Prevention Research Center and advocates a proactive stance when facing down that which would kill us.
Where is the medical profession taking us these days? How can we best be prepared for the industry’s amazing strengths and dangerous weaknesses? Board certified OB-GYN physician Dr. William Rawls offers behind the scenes advice…and warnings.
If you want the best health under the sun, Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries offers just the right prescription.
When it's cold and flu season, we don't have to fall victim to each wandering bug or virus. Nutritarian and well-known physician Dr. Joel Fuhrman explains how we can fight back—and win—the cold wars.
Health-destroying sales receipts, cholesterol in children, Type 1 diabetes, and obesity-fighting dogs are the subjects of this discussion with Dr. Michael Greger, author of “How Not to Die.”
Poor people need good nutrition, too. This is one of the many messages promoted by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington, D.C. Mark Kennedy, vice president for legal affairs at PCRM examines SNAP, farm subsidies, and school lunches, looking for ways to enhance health across the nation.
Long nights. Short days. For many, this is a recipe for depression. Add to that New Year’s resolutions that have fallen by the wayside, and our mental health can take a hit. Dr. Gregory Jantz, founder director of the Center for Counseling and Health Resources in Seattle, shares practical tips for chasing away the winter blues. (aplaceofhope.com)
In a recent blog, Dr. John McDougall wrote: Big Pharma and Big Medicine have faced many huge challenges over the past years to keep their cash cows—people with type-2 diabetes—each forking over an average of $13,700 annually. This financially rewarding system works well until the blood-sugar-lowering medicines, along with the gadgets and tests they rely on, are proven to be useless and dangerous.