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
“Oh my aching back!” Chances are very good that we will speak those words (or think them) this very day. Why do so many of us experience back pain—sometimes chronically? Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, shares insights and solutions.
“Many people fly through life by the seat of their pants in a rather hit-‘n-miss style. When their efforts result in a miss, they may have difficulty figuring out how to prevent similar misses in the future. When their efforts are a hit, they may not know how to […]
Love; that crazy, insane, irrational, wonderful, confusing, and often temporary emotion that strikes without warning and is very hard to ignore. How we handle love—or what we think is love—can impact our health and well-being like nothing else on earth. It can be life changing, or sometimes, life destroying. […]
Growing up has never been easy—especially when it comes to staying healthy. It seems that every generation faces new and often mind-numbing obstacles to making it through the Wonder Years in one piece. Teacher, educational consultant, and author Dr. Rose Gamblin explores the special needs of growing minds.
There’s a lot going on behind our breastbone. Many important organs and muscles live there, allowing us to breath, circulate blood, and basically live. So, when that region of our bodies starts to hurt, we need to pay attention. Cardiologist and Heartwise Ministries founder/director Dr. James Marcum talks about […]
You check into a hospital for treatment of whatever ails you and you totally expect that healing essentials will be applied to your body. However, in many cases, the opposite is true—at least three times a day. Registered dietician Maggie Neola explains. (www.pcrm.org)
Dr. Michael Greger has made a life work out of finding the truth hidden within the hype and hope generated by marketing experts. He delivers his finding on his Web site nutritionfacts.org. His latest book, “How Not to Die,” has become a best-seller. On this program he shares insights […]
Children face many dangers when it comes to their health. Bad food, bad habits, and bad environment is always a concern. But are there also modern dangers when it comes to their education? Educator and counselor Dr. Rose Gamblin identifies some of the challenges and how best to address […]
Remember the 1960s television series “Lost in Space?” One of the characters, Doctor Zackary Smith, when confronted with a challenge or great disappoint, would mutter under his breath, “Oh the pain. The pain!” Apparently, a lot of people are muttering those words these days because the market for pain […]
The Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine has opened the doors of a new facility in Washington D.C. that practices what the organization preaches. Registered dietician Karen Smith reveals the medicinal power of plants to treat and heal a wide range of diseases. (www.pcrm.org)
Director of the movie “Plant Pure Nation” Nelson Campbell discusses how the release is changing lives and altering whole communities, thanks to grassroots movements designed to optimize health. (www.plantpurenation.com)
Celebrity couch and fitness adviser Lani Muelrath shares insights into how to tone bodies and flatten tummies using simple and quick exercises that can be done anywhere, anytime. (www.lanimuelrath.com)
Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum answers the most pressing questions posted on the Heartwise Ministries Website. (www.heartwiseministries.org)
It’s not only what we eat, it’s what we don’t eat that can make all the difference. This is the messaged heralded by physician and author Dr. John McDougall who runs a live-in health-restoring center in Santa Rosa, California. Through his Web site, books, and media appearances, he shares […]
Animals have long served as test subjects for many painful and dangerous diseases as well as their attempted cures. That is changing, thanks to the work of people like Dr. John Pippin from the Washington, D.C.-based Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine. Soon we can all say with pride, “No […]
Long nights. Short days. For many, this is a recipe for depression. Add to that New Year’s resolutions that have fallen by the wayside, and our mental health can take a hit. Dr. Gregory Jantz, founder director of the Center for Counseling and Health Resources in Seattle, shares practical […]
Many of us seem to have a death wish. But Dr. Michael Greger offers insights and hope. His new book How Not to Die pulls back the curtain separating hype from truth and shows us how to prolong life and reschedule our own demise. nutritionfacts.org
The Bible offers amazing insights into how the Creator designed us to live healthfully. His Biblical Prescriptions are just as valid and needed today as they were in the Garden of Eden. Dr. James Marcum, founder director of Heartwise Ministries, offers scientific evidence that proves that our Creator knew […]
Weight loss is a subject on the minds of most everyone these days and for good reason. Excess fat can create a long list of chronic diseases and debilitating conditions. But there’s hope. Susan Thompson, Ph.D, professor and assistant chair of the psychology department of Monroe Community College, talks […]
There’s a group of Bible-believing, Bible-preaching, and Bible-following Christians in this world who’ve been creating an interesting statistic for decades. Seems they live longer than most everybody else. The question is, WHY? Dr. Michael Orlich of Loma Linda University’s School of Public Health offers insights.
Merriment, fellowship, and food: major themes of the holidays. Eating this time of year can be quite a challenge if you want to guard yourself against overindulging with less than ideal food choices. Teacher, author, speaker, and mindful living expert Lani Muelrath offers suggestions for healthy holiday eating as […]
World class ultra-runner grew up enjoying the standard American diet. But then he discovered a way to eat that carried him to a whole new level of performance and he hasn’t looked back since. (www.scottjurek.com)
Hurting hearts often need more than modern medicine. They may need a modern God. Dr. Peter Landless considers building and maintaining optimum health more than a physical journey. He suggests that it’s a spiritual exercise as well.
The word “hormone” is usually connected with puberty, gender differences, or even night sweats. Naturopathic doctor Holly Lucille says that hormones of the right type in the right amounts has everything to do with digestion as well. (www.drhollylucille.com)
Some people run for office. Some run from the law. Still others run away from their past. Dr. Ruth Heidrich, an Ironman Triathlete years runs because she wants to be healthy and has formulated an exercise program that optimizes health and well-being. (www.ruthheidrich.com)
Hearts love rhythm. They beat regularly day and night throughout our entire lives, keeping blood flowing and our bodies and minds operating at peek proficiency. However, occasionally hearts get out of sync—sometimes with dangerous results. Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum discusses the rhythm of life and what it sounds like […]
Life on the road can be far from healthy. Quick stops and fast food seem to be the lot of hard-driving truckers. Bobby Anderson knew he was in trouble when it exhausted him just to walk around his rig. So, he made some changes. The results are nothing short […]
Get ready to treat your kids to some “thumbs-up, no yuck” foods made from recipes designed to turn boy and girls into great, healthy eaters. Registered dietitian Stacey Antine has written a cookbook to help parents upgrade the way their kids fuel themselves. (www.healthbarnusa.com)
According to the latest research, our most dreaded diseases may have met their match; not with some exciting new wonder drug, but by some very low-tech, easily available, and highly potent foods. Dr. Michael Greger identifies the most powerful pharmacy on earth. (www.nutritionfacts.org)
The benefits of sunlight on the human body are well established. Exposure to the sun is essential for restoring, building, and maintaining optimum health. However, like everything else in life, there’s a downside. Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, offers much-needed guidance.
In New York State, a not-for-profit organization is making inroads into the health of children attending school. What they’ve done and what they’ve learned can help make schoolchildren everywhere healthier and smarter. Amie Hamlin, executive director of The Coalition for Healthy School Food shares insights and suggestions. (www.healthyschoolfood.org)
Would you like to be immune to sickness? It’s possible…to a point says Dr. David Katz, author of the book “Disease-Proof.” Katz is founding director of the Yale University Prevention Research Center and advocates a proactive stance when facing down that which would kill us. (www.davidkatzmd.com)
Where is the medical profession taking us these days? How can we best be prepared for the industry’s amazing strengths and dangerous weaknesses? Board certified OB-GYN physician Dr. William Rawls offers behind the scenes advice…and warnings. (www.vitalplan.com)
If you want the best health under the sun, Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries offers just the right prescription.
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.