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
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.
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.