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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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  • 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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  • 229, Cheating Death Again – Dr Caldwell Esselstyn

229, Cheating Death Again – Dr Caldwell Esselstyn

His 1985 study changed the way we think of combating heart disease. Now, he’s done it again, with more participants and even greater results. Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, famed surgeon of the Cleveland Clinic, shares his latest findings and offers hope for every heart.

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  • 228, Food Rx – Dr Michael Greger

228, Food Rx – Dr Michael Greger

Using food as medicine is a much underutilized method of bringing healing to mind and body. Science is proving again and again that what grows in farmers fields is often just as powerful as what waits on pharmacy shelves. Dr. Michael Greger explains. (www.nutritionfacts.org)

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  • 227, The Journey Home – Chaplain Bob Mills

227, The Journey Home – Chaplain Bob Mills

Today’s wars are far different than they used to be: different technology, different methods, different mindsets. Yet people are basically the same as they’ve been for centuries. What happens when today’s young person comes face to face with today’s wars. Bob Mills, Navy Chaplain, reveals the challenges that must […]

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  • 167, The Color of Health – Kim Anderson

167, The Color of Health – Kim Anderson

African American infant mortality rates are twice that of Whites. Such women, even with graduate degrees, face an even greater risk of delivering preterm, low birth-weight babies than White women who don’t finish high school. Why? Kim Anderson, CEO of Families First in Atlanta, Georgia, provides some chilling answers.

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  • 161, Chronic Illness – Richard Cheu

161, Chronic Illness – Richard Cheu

Chronic Illness is never a welcome guest in any life. It’s a bothersome visitor that just won’t leave. Former neurophysiologist and ordained chaplain Richard Cheu provides compelling counsel for dealing with the pains that stay. (www.chroniclivingwell.com)

 

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  • 226, The Perfect World – Dr Janice Stranger

226, The Perfect World – Dr Janice Stranger

If you long for a perfect planet, a perfect home, and a perfect self, the answer may be waiting at your local grocery store. What we eat impacts all three in some very profound and far-reaching ways. Wellness guru Janice Stanger, Ph.D. offers the perfect formula for making the […]

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  • 225, I Surrender – Dr Judith Orloff

225, I Surrender – Dr Judith Orloff

Stressed out, exhausted, and unhealthy? Psychiatrist Dr. Judith Orloff suggests some ways to “let go” of what may be keeping us down. Sometimes, she says, we need to surrender for better health. (www.drjudithorloff.com)

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  • 224, Bones – Dr Scott Nelson

224, Bones – Dr Scott Nelson

Dr. Scott Nelson, orthopedic surgeon based in Loma Linda, California, talks about some amazing, cutting-edge procedures to help those with injury or genetic challenges walk correctly again.

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  • 223, Happiness – Dr. James Marcum

223, Happiness – Dr. James Marcum

Have you ever had a doctor prescribe happiness to you? There are scientifically-sound reasons why he or she should, and why we should immediately fill that prescription. Dr. James Marcum explains. (heartwiseministries.org)

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  • 221, Love Your Body – Talia Fuhrman

221, Love Your Body – Talia Fuhrman

Talia Fuhrman, daughter of well-respected physician and nutritionist Dr. Joel Fuhrman, talks about her new book and how we can all learn to love our body by caring for it correctly. (taliafuhrman.com)

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  • 219, Where’s the Truth – Dr James Marcum

219, Where’s the Truth – Dr James Marcum

Everyone wants to make you healthy these days. Everyone has a plan, a product, or a procedure guaranteed to–choose one–make you thinner, smarter, hairier, faster, more restful, more attractive, longer lived, able to sleep, able to stay awake, able to think, and even able to fight cancer. What works? […]

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  • 218, Working For Scale – Linda Spangle

218, Working For Scale – Linda Spangle

Registered nurse and expert weight-management coach Linda Spangle helps us become friends once again with our bathroom scale by understanding what the numbers really mean. (www.WeightLossJoy.com)

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  • 217, The New Medicine – T. Colin Campbell

217, The New Medicine – T. Colin Campbell

The author of the ground-breaking “The China Study, Dr. T. Colin Campbell wades into the often confusing world of nutritional science to discover what he calls “the health care doctors forgot.” (www.nutritionstudies.org)

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  • 216, Meditation

216, Meditation

Meditation is not a word often uttered in Christian circles, and for good reason. Like most gifts of Divine origin, the devil has turned it into an inner-looking tool with the sole purpose of getting to know self. But, God invites us to get to know Him. Pastor Conrad […]

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  • 215, Caring for Feet

215, Caring for Feet

They help us get around and not fall over when we stand still. They’re good for kicking, running, and climbing so we need to take good care of them. Dr. James Marcum talks about keeping our feet as healthy as the rest of our body.

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