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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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  • Brains under Attack – Dr Norman McNulty

Brains under Attack – Dr Norman McNulty

It’s unpredictable, often disabling, and there doesn’t seem to be a cure. It disrupts the flow of information between the brain and the body. That’s one of the conditions that neurologist Norman McNulty examines on this revealing program.

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  • Colorectal Disease – Dr Eric Nelson

Colorectal Disease – Dr Eric Nelson

It’s a dirty job but someone has to do it. Eric Nelson is a colon and rectal surgeon practicing in Chattanooga, Tennessee and an expert in colorectal diseases of the most unpleasant and dangerous kind.

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  • Blues Busters – Dr James Marcum

Blues Busters – Dr James Marcum

How are you feeling today emotionally? If you say, “Meh,” you might want to listen carefully as Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries shares information about a potentially dangerous mental condition called depression.

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  • Surgery – Dr David King

Surgery – Dr David King

Surgery is sometimes necessary. But, there are practical things we can do to assist our surgeon as he or she works to take us safely through the often dangerous process. Dr. David King offers suggestions and a peek into the future.

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  • Preventive Medicine Mindset – Dr Michael Hollie

Preventive Medicine Mindset – Dr Michael Hollie

Where are the medical professionals who will step up to the plate with the necessary guidance for getting and staying well? Dr. Matthew Hollie promotes what he calls “the preventive medicine mindset.”

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  • Arsenic and Rice – Dr Michael Greger

Arsenic and Rice – Dr Michael Greger

Sometimes food can fool you. You think you’re eating healthfully, and then you discover a hidden secret of the unhealthy kind. Dr. Michael Greger shares both a warning and some encouragement concerning rice. (nutritionfacts.org)

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  • Walking with God – Dr James Marcum

Walking with God – Dr James Marcum

We all know we should, but many of us don’t. Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, talks about exercise and how to fit it in with our daily walk with God.

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  • Physical Therapy – Dr Christopher Stewart

Physical Therapy – Dr Christopher Stewart

We’ve got a problem. We all do a lot of sitting. Is it affecting our health? Dr. Christopher Stewart, program director of the physical therapist assistant program at Southern Adventist University near Chattanooga, Tennessee, shares insights and suggestion for keeping our posture proper and strong.

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  • Quitting Sugar – Christina Grenga

Quitting Sugar – Christina Grenga

“It’s just not fair,” some may say. “It’s important to me; to my happiness, my contentment, my sense of well-being?” This may be true. But it also may be contributing to your early demise. Christina Grenga, faith-based certified international health educator, reveals the troubling truth about processed sugar. (www.grengahealth.com)

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  • The Gift of Life – Aly Barraza

The Gift of Life – Aly Barraza

They want your blood—and for good reason. They’re desperate to give it someone who doesn’t have enough of their own. Aly Barraza, communication program director for the American Red Cross East Division, explains how the process works. (www.redcrossblood.org)

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  • The Respect Dare – Nina Roesner

The Respect Dare – Nina Roesner

Successful marriages require effort, understanding, and self-sacrifice—not exactly themes you’ll find depicted on the cover of romance novels. Nina Roesner, author of “The Respect Dare,” explains that there are steps we can all take to boost the chances for success of our relationships. (www.greaterimpact.org)

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  • Diastolic Dysfunction – Dr. James Marcum

Diastolic Dysfunction – Dr. James Marcum

Anytime a medical condition or diagnosis includes the word “dysfunction,” it’s time to talk to a professional. Dr. James Marcum, board-certified cardiologist and founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, examines “Diastolic Dysfunction” and demonstrates why we should care…or not.

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  • Deficiencies – Julieanna Hever

Deficiencies – Julieanna Hever

Our bodies, like automobiles, run on fuel. Just as there are certain things we wouldn’t pour into our car’s gas tank, there are certain substances we really shouldn’t pour into your stomachs. But you wouldn’t think so if you watched enough television or read enough magazine ads. Nutritionist Julieanna […]

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  • Forgiveness – June Hunt

Forgiveness – June Hunt

We all want it—even demand it—but often find it hard to give. True forgiveness is the only way to find peace of mind and heal the brokenness that many of us feel. June Hunt, biblical counselor, radio program host, author, and lecturer, shares insights. (www.hopefortheheart.org)

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  • Get the Lead Out – Dr Michael Greger

Get the Lead Out – Dr Michael Greger

The next time someone says to you, “Get the lead out!” thank him or her. Lead is a toxin that can do us a boatload of harm. Dr. Michael Greger examines lead as well as infertility, acne, and how the food industry is working hard to keep consumers confused. […]

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  • Statins – Dr James Marcum

Statins – Dr James Marcum

Wonder drugs were designed to work wonders, and many do. Trouble is, some wonder drugs have a bad habit of turning nasty over time. This includes one of the most popular drugs in history…statins. Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, explains.

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  • Legal Prescriptions Part 2 – Mark Kennedy

Legal Prescriptions Part 2 – Mark Kennedy

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. […]

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  • Legal Prescriptions Part 1 – Mark Kennedy

Legal Prescriptions Part 1 – Mark Kennedy

The sole purpose of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington D.C. is to make us and our world healthier. Sometimes, to accomplish their goal, they have to take the government to court. Mark Kennedy, vice president for legal affairs at PCRM, talks animal welfare, Amtrak, and hotdogs. […]

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  • Eating Disorders – Melainie Rogers

Eating Disorders – Melainie Rogers

Sitting down to enjoy a meal is a pretty standard event each day. But there are those who view food from a unique perspective and that can be deadly. Melainie Rogers, director of the Balance eating disorder treatment center in New York City offers insights and guidance concerning eating […]

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  • Defeating Dementia – Dr James Marcum

Defeating Dementia – Dr James Marcum

It’s sad beyond comprehension. Someone we once knew is no longer the person we once knew. Something has happened to his or her ability to think and reason. They become strangers to us and to themselves. Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries shares how we all can lower […]

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  • Granting Serenity – Martha Carucci

Granting Serenity – Martha Carucci

Alcoholics aren’t found exclusively on city streets clutching brown paper bags. They just might be sitting next to you in church. But no matter where they are or how they look, they’ve got a problem—a life-threatening problem and need help. Martha Carucci, recovering alcoholic and author of “SobreTease” offers […]

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  • Dealing With Depression – Dr Gregory Jantz

Dealing With Depression – Dr Gregory Jantz

Most of us grin and bear it—this life we live. But there are some among us who look at life and decide that they’re simply not up to the task and find themselves sinking into deep depression. Dr Gregory Jantz, a certified eating disorder specialist, certified chemical dependency counselor, […]

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  • Setting Boundaries – Sarah McDugal

Setting Boundaries – Sarah McDugal

Sometimes things aren’t as they seem. This is especially true in the relationships we observe. Such was the case with author and leadership speaker Sarah McDugal. But she has taken her extreme heartbreak and betrayal and turned it into a powerful testimony for the sustaining and healing power that […]

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  • Diabetes Scams – Dr John McDougall

Diabetes Scams – Dr John McDougall

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 […]

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  • Angina – Dr James Marcum

Angina – Dr James Marcum

Sometimes, dangerous health conditions let you know that they exist only under certain circumstances. You think you’re fine. Then you do a particular action and, whoa, that doesn’t feel right. Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, discusses just such a condition.

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  • Lasting Love – Chuck Crismier

Lasting Love – Chuck Crismier

In our throw-away society, it’s easy to conclude that nothing lasts, especially love and marriage. Trial attorney and author Charles Crismier wants us to make an exception to that rule. His book, “Lasting Love: Enduring Secrets for Marital Success” helps readers make the right choices and create the best […]

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  • China Revisited – Dr T Colin Campbell

China Revisited – Dr T Colin Campbell

Many health promoters—as well as countless people who were once sick, overweight, and fighting life-threatening conditions—can trace their motivation and recovery to a single book. Over a decade ago, “The China Study” profoundly shook the medical profession. Its author, Dr. T. Colin Campbell, shares what readers will find in […]

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  • Heart and Soul – Jennifer Hewson

Heart and Soul – Jennifer Hewson

Jennifer Hewson is an adult nurse practitioner specializing in heart failure. But, what sets her apart is that she comes at patients with a keen interest, not only in their hearts, but also their souls.

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  • Blood Work – Dr James Marcum

Blood Work – Dr James Marcum

We’re always happy when we hear our doctor say, “Your blood work looks great!” What does that mean? How does blood work…work? Cardiologist James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, explains.

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  • One Face – Sarah McDugal

One Face – Sarah McDugal

Many of us hide behind not one but many masks. The results can be destructive in both the corporate and personal arenas. Strategist and leadership speaker Sarah McDugal weighs in on how to live with just one face and succeed on every level. (www.sarahmcdugal.com)

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  • China Revisited – Dr T Colin Campbell

China Revisited – Dr T Colin Campbell

Many health promoters—as well as countless people who were once sick, overweight, and fighting life-threatening conditions—can trace their motivation and recovery to a single book. Over a decade ago, “The China Study” profoundly shook the medical profession. Its author, Dr. T. Colin Campbell, shares what readers will find in […]

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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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