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.
Recently on Heartwise Radio
Why are doctors’ offices and hospital parking lots so full these days? The answer may be a close as your dinner plate. Amy-Lee Goodman, co-author of the new book, “The Meaty Truth,” shines a bright light on diet and makes some surprising connections between what we eat and how […]
What happens when a doctor can’t heal himself? Some years ago, OB-GYN physician, Dr. William Rawls, began searching for answers for what was making his life almost unlivable. What he discovered set him on a new course and can provide us with valuable insights into our own health and […]
Psychiatry done right can be a life saver. Psychiatry done wrong can be deadly. The new book, “Psychiatry Under the Influence,” reveals the dark underbelly of this institution—a world where patient care is sacrificed on the altar of greed and profit—where science plays second fiddle to institutional and political […]
We think we’ve found the one sure bet for a healthy meal at our favorite restaurant: a big salad! Cameron wells, registered dietitian at the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine, suggests caution. Sometimes, salads can be even more unhealthy than the rest of the meal. You just have to […]
How do we protect the health of our hearts? Good question—one that needs answering because heart disease is our number one killer. The secret is hidden in an underutilized yet completely available resource. Plants! Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum explains.
Anthony Masiello knows what it’s like to be dangerously obese. He also knows what it takes to reverse that condition and regain a normal life—all thanks to the work and wisdom of Dr. Joel Fuhrman. (www.drfuhrman.com)
What’s for supper? Registered dietitian, author, and television personality Julianna Hever suggests that, when it comes to health-promoting plants, the secret is in the color. (www.plantbaseddietitian.com)
If we know so much about the human brain and have so many powerful medicines to deal with any damaging emotion that may arise, why is mental illness skyrocketing around the world? Award-winning Journalist Robert Whitaker addresses this conundrum and reveals some alarming evidence. (www.robertwhitaker.org)
It’s got to be one of the most misunderstood beans on earth. Some say it’s great. Others warn of dire consequences if it’s included in the diet. What’s the truth? Dr. James Marcum weighs in with the evidence concerning soy.
Cholesterol buildup in our arteries can lead to our quick and permanent death. What triggers the event? Seems cholesterol is a double-edged sword… literally. Dr. Michael Greger examines this and other little known facts about health and well-being. (www.nutritionfacts.org)
Thanks to an overabundance of processed foods, most of us don’t know how to cook. Because of this, we’re missing the powerful, regenerative properties offered by whole-foods. Chef Del Sroufe comes to our rescue with a new cookbook and practical suggestions for turning meal time into healing time. (www.chefdelsroufe.com)
How did the scientific community come to realize the incredible power of plants to heal the human body and mind? It took decades and some very dedicated people who were not afraid to buck tradition. Dr. Hans Diehl, founder of the Complete Health Improvement Program shares insights into this […]
When it comes to sound nutrition, there’s a new kid on the block. Actually, it’s an old kid that scientists are just beginning to recognize. Dr. Marcum introduces us to probiotics and the powerful way they can impact our health.
Dreena Burton has written a cookbook with a twist. Each and every recipe included has been thoroughly tested by her three daughters ages 14, 10, and 5. You know they have to be good! Dreena invites you to make yours a plant-powered family and shares how to do it. […]
We’re all burdened by societal pressures, financial crises, wars, bullying, broken families, or out of control depression. For some, the “permanent solution to a temporary problem” seems the only way out. Dr. McDowell offers workable alternatives. (www.AdeleRyanMcDowell.com)
Child-raising has always been a challenge. Today that task seems monumental. LaShawn Wells is daddy to three daughters. He’s written a book called “The 7 Principles of Faith-Based Parenting” and offers suggestions for successfully raising children in a world gone mad. (www.rightchoicecoaching.com)
Cheri Peters spent her teenage years living on the streets of Los Angeles. If you think that’s romantic, think again. However, as you’ll soon discover, God isn’t deterred by streets or the people who call them home. Sometimes, when we’re at our worst, God does His best work. (www.truestep.org)
Life can be a challenge. We certainly don’t need to add health issues to our daily existence. But, how do we live well in an unwell world? Heartwise founder/director Dr. James Marcum shares tips and guidelines for keeping our minds and bodies in tip-top shape.
In the world of health and wellbeing, hearsay and speculation often drive our actions. Dr. Michael Greger wants us to know the facts—the nutrition facts that can alter our health for the good. No more hearsay. No more speculation. Just healing science. (www.nutritionfacts.org)
It’s a program that combines scientific information with social interaction, allowing participants to choose their level of health. The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) is making a difference in people’s lives every day. Dr. Hans Diehl is its founder. (www.chiphealth.com)
A few short decades ago, German-born epidemiologist Hans Diehl decided that sickness was more than the result of out-of-control genetics or environmental issues. His discoveries led him to create a health education program that’s impacting lives worldwide. (www.chiphealth.com)
They’re hidden inside of us, holding us up, forming the structure that shapes the way we move and look. But we can harm them in some rather surprising ways. Dr. James Marcum talks about bones and what we need to do to keep them healthy and strong.
There’s little doubt that a whole-food, plant exclusive diet is optimum for the human body. But how about the furry, wiggly, sleep-at-the-end-of-your-bed bodies belonging to our favorite four-legged friends? Experienced veterinarian Lorelei Wakefield offers insights and ideas into keeping our dogs and cats healthy. www.animalconsultants.org
On July 3, 2012, Laurie Minner’s husband, Ray, dropped dead. No warning. No pain. No good-byes. How does a wife survive such a tragedy? Laurie offers insights into living through grief and finding her way back from death’s dark door.
A newly released film is set to shake up the world of health and wellness. Son of “The China Study” author T. Colin Campbell, Nelson Campbell explains the incredible impact creating the movie had on the people involved. www.plantpurenation.com
Suzanna McGee, former Ms. Natural Olympia body-building champion, and presently a competitive tennis player, performance coach and injury prevention specialists shares insights from her new book “The Athlete’s Simple Guide to a Plant-Based Lifestyle.”
There are times in life when being safe, careful, and in control come apart at the seams. Like it or not, you’re going to need a handy first aid kit. Dr. James Marcum offers suggestions for what it should contain.
Longtime Australian organic farmer and president of the International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements Andre Leu pulls back the curtain to reveal hidden truths concerning the “safe” pesticides we put on our plants and in our bodies. (ifoam.org)
Fear has had a new name these days. That name is “Ebola” and many people around the world are running scared—and for good reason. Ebola is deadly. However, Dr. David DeRose has written a book on the topic and offers some insights and good news concerning this dreaded condition. […]
A new museum is taking root in Washington, D.C. But this one is different. Its main focus is not science, geography, art, or culture. It’s an entire museum dedicated to one book – the Bible! Cary Summers, COO of the museum, shares details and offers an invitation. (museumofthebible.org)
Modern medicine is pretty amazing sometimes, and nowhere is this more obvious than what doctors can do in and around the human heart. Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum shares some of the many advances taking place in this arena.
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. (www.drfuhrman.com)
Although modern medicine dominates most cultures, there’s a revival of traditional, plant-based healing in many countries. This revival is being led mostly by women. Author Holly Bellebuono shares what she discovered while traveling the world. (www.vineyardherbs.com)
Hospitals are designed to help cure sickness. Unfortunately, some medical facilities are allowing and promoting the very things that are making us sick. Dr. Michael Greger offers insights and suggestions. (www.nutritionfacts.org)
Heartwise founder/director Dr. James Marcum identifies unique challenges facing women today when it comes to their hearts. Prevention is key.
A lot has been written about Alzheimer’s disease. Stefania Silvestri offers a unique perspective of what happens when dementia strikes, not an elderly person near the end of life, but an individual in the prime of life—her father. The book, “Beside the Mountain” reveals her agonizing journey. (www.stefania-silvestri.com)
Naturopathic doctor Connie Sanchez says that many of today’s chronic diseases are the result of living out of harmony with the irrefutable and unchanging laws of nature. Thankfully, there’s hope for even the toughest cases. (www.veganND.com)
Sometimes the comforting beat, beat, beat of the human heart malfunctions. Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum dissects atrial fibrillation and shares some proven ways to calm the wayward heart. (www.heartwiseministires.org)
Ready, writing, and arithmetic. These have long been the main focus of early childhood education. Today, science is discovering another essential element for learning. Food. Jill Eckart, nutrition program manager at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine explains. (www.pcrm.org)