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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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  • 264, Making Peace with Suicide – Dr. Adele Ryan McDowell

264, Making Peace with Suicide – Dr. Adele Ryan McDowell

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)

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  • 263, Faith Based Parenting – LaShawn Wells Jr

263, Faith Based Parenting – LaShawn Wells Jr

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)

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  • 262,  Street Smarts – Cheri Peters

262, Street Smarts – Cheri Peters

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)

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  • 261, Basic Health Tips – Dr James Marcum

261, Basic Health Tips – Dr James Marcum

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.

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  • 260, Reality Check – Dr Michael Greger

260, Reality Check – Dr Michael Greger

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)

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  • 259, Healthy By Choice Part 2 – Dr Hans Diehl

259, Healthy By Choice Part 2 – Dr Hans Diehl

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)

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  • 258, Healthy By Choice Part 1 – Dr Hans Diehl

258, Healthy By Choice Part 1 – Dr Hans Diehl

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)

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  • 257, Osteoporosis – Dr James Marcum

257, Osteoporosis – Dr James Marcum

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.

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  • 256, Pet Project – Dr Lorelei Wakefield

256, Pet Project – Dr Lorelei Wakefield

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

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  • 255, The Unique Journey – Laurie Minner

255, The Unique Journey – Laurie Minner

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.

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  • 254, Plant Pure Nation – Nelson Campbell

254, Plant Pure Nation – Nelson Campbell

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

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  • 253, Power Plants – Suzanna McGee

253, Power Plants – Suzanna McGee

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.”

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  • 252,  Your First Aid Kit – Dr James Marcum

252, Your First Aid Kit – Dr James Marcum

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.

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  • 251, Myths of Safe Pesticides – Andre Leu

251, Myths of Safe Pesticides – Andre Leu

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)

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  • 250, Evading Ebola – Dr David DeRose

250, Evading Ebola – Dr David DeRose

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. […]

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  • 249, Museum of the Bible – Cary Summers

249, Museum of the Bible – Cary Summers

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)

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  • 248, Stent and Bypass Surgery – Dr James Marcum

248, Stent and Bypass Surgery – Dr James Marcum

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.

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  • 247, Cold Wars – Dr Joel Fuhrman

247, Cold Wars – Dr Joel Fuhrman

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)

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  • 246, Women Healers – Holly Bellebuono

246, Women Healers – Holly Bellebuono

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)

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  • 245, Selling Sickness – Dr Michael Greger

245, Selling Sickness – Dr Michael Greger

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)

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  • 243, Beside the Mountain – Stefania Silvestri

243, Beside the Mountain – Stefania Silvestri

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)

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  • 242, Living in Harmony – Dr Connie Sanchez

242, Living in Harmony – Dr Connie Sanchez

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)

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  • 241, Atrial Fibrillation – Dr James Marcum

241, Atrial Fibrillation – Dr James Marcum

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)

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  • 190, Healthy School Lunches – Jill Eckart

190, Healthy School Lunches – Jill Eckart

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)

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  • 240, Nutrition and Cancer –- Cameron Wells RD

240, Nutrition and Cancer –- Cameron Wells RD

There’s a word we hope we never have to hear coming from the lips of our physician. That word is “cancer.” Registered dietician Cameron Wells, provides research-proven guidelines on how to keep that disease–and that word–from entering our lives. (www.pcrm.org)

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  • 239, Self Healing Part 2 -– Dr David Klein

239, Self Healing Part 2 -– Dr David Klein

The human body contains incredible self healing powers. Yet we as a modern society tend to get in the way of that process with everything we eat, drink, or do. Health counselor Dr. David Klein offers insights into how to work with ours bodies, not against them, as we […]

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  • 238, Self Healing Part 1-– Dr David Klein

238, Self Healing Part 1-– Dr David Klein

Colitis and Crohn’s Disease are killers. What are the causes? Genetics? Environment? Health counselor Dr. David Klein reviews the causes and cures of inflamed bowels and provides hope to those suffering from this debilitating condition.  http://www.colitisandcrohnscenter.com/

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  • 237, Milk, Bugs, and Things that Bind –- Dr Michael Greger

237, Milk, Bugs, and Things that Bind –- Dr Michael Greger

Constipation isn’t something talked about in polite company. But maybe it should be, because the inability to dispose of waste material can created a cascade of health problems. Clinical nutritionist Dr. Michael Greger provides timely tips for keeping things moving. (www.nutritionfacts.org)

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  • 189, As a Man Thinketh – Dr James Marcum

189, As a Man Thinketh – Dr James Marcum

The human mind and body are so interconnected that even our thoughts can affect our health— both in a good and bad way. How is this possible? Dr. James Marcum explains.

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  • 236, Alzheimer’s Prevention -– Dr Anne Bunner

236, Alzheimer’s Prevention -– Dr Anne Bunner

Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating progressive condition that robs people of their past and, ultimately, their present. And it’s on the rise. Is there anything we can do to help stem that terrible tide? Anne Bunner, Ph.D, provides insights and answers concerning the saddest disease on earth. (www.PCRM.org)

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  • 235, Plant-Powered –- Sharon Palmer

235, Plant-Powered –- Sharon Palmer

Many people say, “I’d rather die than change my diet.” More often than not, they get their wish. Sharon Palmer, author of “The Plant-Powered Diet” offers lively and practical suggestions for making the transition that can keep many of us from eating ourselves into an early grave. (www.sharonpalmer.com)

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  • 234, Hurting Hearts -– Cortney Needham

234, Hurting Hearts -– Cortney Needham

Sadness seems to be a necessary part of life. But there are certain sadnesses that many of us simply can’t face alone. Cortney Needham, associate chaplain at Florida Hospital, East Orlando, shares insight into how to deal with grief and the dark uncertainty it brings.

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  • 178,– Obesity Disease –- Dr James Marcum

178,– Obesity Disease –- Dr James Marcum

They’’ve gone and done it. The American Medical Association has officially recognized obesity as a disease. Is this really a good call? Dr. James Marcum weighs in on the pros and cons of the medical profession now telling us: “Not only are you fat, you’’re sick!”

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  • 233, Health Behind Bars Part 2 – Julianne Aranda

233, Health Behind Bars Part 2 – Julianne Aranda

Can lifestyle adjustments bring about changes in attitude and even violence levels within prison walls? At a unique medium-security facility in California, registered dietitian Julianne Aranda was part of an experiment to find the answer. The results were beyond enlightening.

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  • 232, Health Behind Bars Part 1 – Julianne Aranda

232, Health Behind Bars Part 1 – Julianne Aranda

Inmates at a unique medium-security prison in California discovered that lifestyle changes can affect crime rates both in and out of custody. Registered dietitian Julianne Aranda helped many learn that small changes in diet can bring about profound changes in attitude.

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  • 231, Mouth Health – Dr Gene Rathbun

231, Mouth Health – Dr Gene Rathbun

Our teeth, gums, and mouths are often overlooked when it comes to health—until something goes wrong. Periodontal disease is no laughing matter and prevention is the key.  Retired Loma Linda University professor Dr. Gene Rathbun shares some timely insights.

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  • 177, Screening – Dr James Marcum

177, Screening – Dr James Marcum

It’s important to protect ourselves from the diseases that stalk our lives today.  But how about tomorrow?  Is there anything we can do now to prevent what may happen later?  Dr. James Marcum outlines practical methods for screening our lives to assure future health.

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  • 230, Reading Writing and Nutrition – Colin Schwartz

230, Reading Writing and Nutrition – Colin Schwartz

What a child eats profoundly effects how well he or she thinks. This is being proven time and time again by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). Colin Schartz, director of government affairs for PCRM, shares the latest findings and methods for bringing health lunches into public schools. […]

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