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Our radio program Heartwise with Charles Mills is a thirty minute program in which we discuss a variety of health topics and answers questions that are sent in to our Ask The Doctor page. We explore the balance in healthcare and interview a variety of healers. To find additional stations worldwide where you can listen to Heartwise visit 3ABN Radio or Lifetalk Radio. Or if you’d prefer you can subscribe to our Podcast on Stitcher, available on IOS and Android mobile devices.

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  • Eating You Alive – Jacobs & Kennamer

Eating You Alive – Jacobs & Kennamer

The new documentary film “Eating You Alive” is making waves in the health promotion field. Producers Merrilee Jacobs and Paul Kennamer reveal its roots and growing impact. (www.eatingyoualive.com)

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  • Catching Obesity – Dr Michael Greger

Catching Obesity – Dr Michael Greger

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.” (www.nutritionfacts.org)

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  • Staying Independent – Dr James Marcum

Staying Independent – Dr James Marcum

We’re independent creatures by nature. Most of us like to take care of ourselves and not be a bother to anyone—especially our family. Cardiologist James Marcum shares how we can remain on our own for a long as possible.

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  • Mouth Health – Dr Ellie Campbell

Mouth Health – Dr Ellie Campbell

The inter-connectedness of the human body is just now beginning to be fully understood by the scientific community.  Board certified physician Ellie Campbell says that  no cardiovascular disease prevention program is complete without significant attention to oral health. (www.campbellfamilymedicine.com)

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  • Gender Identity Disorder – Denise Shick

Gender Identity Disorder – Denise Shick

There are many moral and spiritual issues surrounding the gay and lesbian reality of today’s world. However, there’s another issue often overlooked. Health. Author and counselor Denise Shick examines the sometimes devastating health challenges facing those with Gender Identity Disorder. (www.help4families.com)

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  • Digital Dangers – Dr Rose Gamblin

Digital Dangers – Dr Rose Gamblin

Ipods, Ipads, smart phones, laptops, tablets, WII-FI, streaming content. We’re drowning in a digital sea! Dr. Rose Gamblin insists that all of those zeros and ones blasting into our lives may not be in the best interest of our physical and mental health.

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  • Forks Over Knives Family – Dr Alona Pulde

Forks Over Knives Family – Dr Alona Pulde

The good folk at Forks Over Knives are turning their attention homeward with the release of “Forks Over Knives Family, every parent’s guide to raising healthy, happy kids on a whole-food, plant-based diet.” Physician Alona Pulde provides insights.

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  • New Trends – Dr James Marcum

New Trends – Dr James Marcum

First the bad news. Our hearts are in trouble. They’re stopping prematurely at an alarming rate. But, there’s good news. Modern medicine is on the job, coming up with new ways to keep us alive. Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, offers a peek at the new trends […]

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  • Blood Pressure Control – Dr David DeRose

Blood Pressure Control – Dr David DeRose

Blood pressure is essential to life. High blood pressure can end it. Dr. David DeRose shares insights from his new book “Thirty Days to Natural Blood Pressure Control.” (www.compasshealth.net)

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  • Smoke Signals – Laurent Huber

Smoke Signals – Laurent Huber

The far-reaching dangers of smoking have been known for decades. So, you’d think we’d know better than to light up. But listen to this: If left unchecked, tobacco will kill one billion people in the 21st century. Laurent Huber, executive director of Action on Smoking and Health provides insights. (www.ash.org)

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  • The Reason Why Part 2 – Dr James Marcum

The Reason Why Part 2 – Dr James Marcum

Welcome to part two of a compelling presentation that Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, offered at the Chattanooga First Seventh-day Adventist Church in Tennessee. Our actions make a huge and sometimes long-lasting difference when it comes to health. But there’s good news for even the sickest among […]

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  • The Reason Why Part 1 – Dr James Marcum

The Reason Why Part 1 – Dr James Marcum

Sometimes, when we’re sick, the best question to ask is: “Why am I sick?” Finding that answer often leads to healing. Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, recently addressed a large group of church goers in Tennessee on this topic. This is part 1 of that timely presentation. […]

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  • Food Desert – Audrey Morris

Food Desert – Audrey Morris

42.2 million Americans lived in food insecure households, including 13.1 million children. One West Virginia town is taking on that challenge. Audrey Morris, director of Starting Points of Morgan County reveals their battle plan.

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  • Passionate Parenting – Dr Stuart Eldridge

Passionate Parenting – Dr Stuart Eldridge

Sometimes doctors need doctors, especially when it comes to health professionals who have made a career out of caring for children. Stuart Eldridge, board certified pediatrician, shares what he has learned.

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  • Let’s Move – Dr Angeline David

Let’s Move – Dr Angeline David

We’re not moving! We’ve become a world of sitters, texters, and social mediaers instead of a world of walkers, climbers, and get-up-and-goers. One church denomination is trying to help. Dr. Angeline David explains.

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  • Nerve Pain – Dr James Marcum

Nerve Pain – Dr James Marcum

Neuropathy is a very special kind of pain that can rob us of quality of life and, in some cases, life itself. What can we do against this internal enemy? Dr. James Marcum, founder director of Heartwise Ministries, offers insights.

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  • Learning Disorders – Dr Rose Gamblin

Learning Disorders – Dr Rose Gamblin

Learning is supposed to be an adventure. But for many young people, learning has become an impossible challenge. Rose Gamblin holds a Ph.D. with a special education endorsement and shares insights and hope when it comes to learning disabilities.

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  • Beat Stress – Percy McCray

Beat Stress – Percy McCray

For more than twenty years, Percy McCray has been ministering to cancer patients at Cancer Treatment Centers of America. In that capacity, he reports that each and every person with whom he interacts is dealing with a pretty big load of stress, and understandably so. Drawing on years of […]

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  • Faith Therapy – Percy McCray

Faith Therapy – Percy McCray

There are many treatments for cancer these days. At the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, patients discover an additional therapy few facilities offer. Faith. Reverend Percy McCray Jr. is a fully ordained minister, a member of the United States Chaplains Association, and a board member of Gulfstream Goodwill in […]

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  • Who Knew – Dr Michael Greger

Who Knew – Dr Michael Greger

Visiting Dr. Michael Greger’s Web site often fills visitors with wonder and amazement. “Who Knew?” many exclaim. Who knew there was a link between peppers and Parkinson’s Disease. Who knew just how effective apple cider vinegar is to weight loss? Who knew that eating beans can help slow a […]

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  • Joint Pain – Dr James Marcum

Joint Pain – Dr James Marcum

Sometimes it hurts when we don’t move. Sometimes it hurts when we move. This moving pain is often centered around our joints and can make our lives miserable. Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, offers insights into how to live as pain-free as possible.

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  • Farmers Market – Local Farmers

Farmers Market – Local Farmers

“Heartwise” host Charles Mills visits a local farmer’s market to see why, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the number of such community gatherings has grown in popularity over the past twenty years.

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  • A History of Healing – Michael Austin

A History of Healing – Michael Austin

Healthcare and hospitals have played an important role in the history of the Christian church. Why has physical healing walked hand-in-hand with spiritual outreach around the world? Church historian Michael Austin reveals the inspiring history of healing. (www.christianhistoryinstitute.org)

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  • Time to Play – Angela Hanscom

Time to Play – Angela Hanscom

“Today it’s rare to find children rolling down grassy hills or climbing trees just for fun. We’ve taken away merry-go-rounds and teeter-totters to keep them safe.” This quote by pediatric occupational therapist Angela Hanscom sets the stage for why teachers and doctors are reporting an alarming increase in sensory […]

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  • Muscle Pain – Dr. James Marcum

Muscle Pain – Dr. James Marcum

No one gets up in the morning and says, “I hope I have more pain today. I just can’t get enough of it.” Pain is something we try very hard to avoid. Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, reveals how to protect and heal hurting muscles.

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  • Myths of Aging – Dr Arlene Taylor

Myths of Aging – Dr Arlene Taylor

Growing old doesn’t have to be a time of uncertainty if we know truth from error concerning the process. Brain function specialist Dr. Arlene Taylor uncovers seven confusing myths about aging and shares how we can grow old gracefully…and fearlessly. (www.arlenetaylor.org)

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  • Smile Safe – Dr Joel Davis

Smile Safe – Dr Joel Davis

We have 32 of them–give or take–and they’re what make it possible for us to eat solid foods. But teeth are not to be taken for granted. Joel Davis, a dentist in Chattanooga, Tennessee, offers tips to help protect and nurture our teeth so they’ll last as long as […]

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  • YOGA – Michael Austin

YOGA – Michael Austin

“It’s only exercise. What’s the harm? You’re over-thinking this completely.” Church historian Michael Austin is a firm believer in that text found in Proverbs 16:25 that reads: “There is a way that seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.” (www.publishthegoodnews.com)

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  • Abdominal Pain – Dr James Marcum

Abdominal Pain – Dr James Marcum

Abdominal pain is quite common and can—as all pains–become debilitating. Dr. James Marcum, board-certified cardiologist and founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, reveals pathways to help mitigate and prevent the pain we’re in.

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  • Age-Proof Brain – Dr Arlene Taylor

Age-Proof Brain – Dr Arlene Taylor

Everyone grows old. But there are things we can do, starting today, to keep our minds and bodies in tip-top running order as the years pile up. Brain function specialist Dr. Arlene Taylor invites us all to “live by design” and age-proof our brains. (www.arlenetaylor.org)

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  • Pressing Pause – Karen Ehman

Pressing Pause – Karen Ehman

Dedicated parents put their own needs on hold as they work hard to ensure that little Johnny or Trisha are happy and cared for. But there’s a problem—especially for moms. A parent’s need for peace, quiet, and solitude doesn’t just go away. Karen Ehman shares how to “press pause” […]

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  • Whole Detox – Dr Deanna Minich

Whole Detox – Dr Deanna Minich

Our bodies must constantly deal with toxins—some made internally, most introduced from the outside. Getting rid of toxins would seem to be an easy challenge—and it is, for a healthy body. But most of us aren’t healthy, and those excess toxins can be very destructive. What are we supposed […]

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  • Mind Control – Michael Austin

Mind Control – Michael Austin

At age 59, Michael Austin discovered something that would change his life and set him on a new course. Prior to that, he was heavily involved in meditation and yoga, seemingly harmless pursuits. What he learned has become the cornerstone of his Christian witness.  (www.publishthegoodnews.com)

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  • Head Pain – Dr James Marcum

Head Pain – Dr James Marcum

The number one prescription and over-the-counter drug sold in America is pain medication. For many, life is just one annoying ouch after another, especially when it comes to the head. Truth be told, a lot of that pain is preventable. Dr. James Marcum provides guidance and good news.

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  • Anxiety Breakthrough – Peg Haust-Arliss

Anxiety Breakthrough – Peg Haust-Arliss

Many are prisoners of what Peg Haust-Arliss calls “Anxiety State Prison.” She should know. She used to be a full-time inmate there. But, thankfully, times have change for her and she wants everyone to know that escape is possible. As a licensed psychotherapist, Peg offers a practical plan. (www.feartofreedom.com)

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  • Age-Proof Brain – Dr Arlene Taylor

Age-Proof Brain – Dr Arlene Taylor

Everyone grows old. But there are things we can do, starting today, to keep our minds and bodies in tip-top running order as the years pile up. Brain function specialist Dr. Arlene Taylor invites us all to “live by design” and age-proof our brains. (www.arlenetaylor.org)

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  • Natural Cures – Dr Mark Stengler

Natural Cures – Dr Mark Stengler

In this world of “have an ill, take a pill, get a bill,” medical care, naturopathic physician Mark Stengler offers a long list of alternative ways to heal our ailments. He specializes in blending conventional and natural medicine to address everything from cardiovascular disease to cavities. (www.markstengler.com)

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  • Worshiping Through Pain – Chaplain Robert Mills

Worshiping Through Pain – Chaplain Robert Mills

God calls us to worship Him in all things. But there are times when the pains of life seemingly shut us away from our Heavenly Father. What can we do to reconnect? Navy Chaplain Robert Mills reveals how God longs to heal even the traumatized mind?

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  • Foot Pain – Dr James Marcum

Foot Pain – Dr James Marcum

Our feet are an often ignored appendage of our body. They’re just there, ready to take us from point A to point B. But, we stop ignoring them really fast when they start hurting. Dr. James Marcum talks about foot care.

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