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Our radio program Heartwise, now in syndication, is a thirty minute program in which we discuss a variety of health topics and answer questions that are sent in to our Ask The Doctor page. We explore the balance in healthcare and interview a variety of healers. Listen to Heartwise on Lifetalk Radio, or subscribe to our Podcast on Stitcher available on IOS and Android mobile devices.

Recently on Heartwise Radio

  • Rewiring the Brain – Tammy Beasely

Rewiring the Brain – Tammy Beasely

For most, eating food is a natural, comfortable, enjoyable thing to do. But for others, food isn’t something to be savored. Nutritionist Tammy Beasely explores the dangers of eating disorders. (www.castlewoodtc.com)

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  • Malfunctioning Thyroid – Dr James Marcum

Malfunctioning Thyroid – Dr James Marcum

Our body’s inner workings run on chemistry and chemical reactions. If these reactions malfunction, the results aren’t pleasant. Dr. James Marcum reveals some dangers and solutions.

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  • Fast Food Genocide – Dr Joel Fuhrman

Fast Food Genocide – Dr Joel Fuhrman

The world’s growing obsession with fast, processed foods is killing more people than any war. Dr. Joel Fuhrman talks about his latest book and how we need to learn from the past and help shape the future for everyone in our community. (www.drfuhrman.com)

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  • Just Say No – Dr Michael Greger

Just Say No – Dr Michael Greger

There are items we may willingly be putting into our bodies that can do us some serious harm…and we may not know it. Dr. Michael Greger reveals some common—and sometimes not-so-common substances that we should seriously avoid. (www.nutritionfacts.org)

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  • Food Fight – Melainie Rogers

Food Fight – Melainie Rogers

We have met the enemy, and it is…food! Often, what we place in their stomachs is far from healthy. The reasons we do it can be unhealthy as well. Melainie Rogers, a certified eating disorder registered dietitian talks about food and motivation.

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  • Blood Under Pressure – Dr. James Marcum

Blood Under Pressure – Dr. James Marcum

If you think you’re under a lot of pressure, you’re right. Normal blood pressure in our bodies keeps things moving. Lack of pressure means we’re dead. But, too much pressure? Dr. James Marcum provides insights into how to keep this dangerous condition at bay.

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  • Caregiving – June Hunt

Caregiving – June Hunt

“I didn’t sign up for this!” These unspoken words are more than likely on the lips of many people who have found themselves playing the role of caregiver in the saga of their lives. Counselor June Hunt shares how we can transform that responsibility from prison to privilege.

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  • Employee Wellness – Susan Levin

Employee Wellness – Susan Levin

Adults in the United States spend more than half of their waking hours at work. But, workplaces aren’t always healthy places. This is made evident—in part—by the growing health crisis and escalating health care costs in this country. Susan Levin offers solutions. (www.pcrm.org)

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  • Beautiful Forgiveness – Yvonne Ortega

Beautiful Forgiveness – Yvonne Ortega

“As long as we have breath, there’s hope we can move from broken to beautiful.” This is the theme of a series of books written by Yvonne Ortega as she attempts to move us all from the first to the second. On this program, she examines the beauty of […]

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  • Dangerous Sleep – Dr James Marcum

Dangerous Sleep – Dr James Marcum

Sleep—that glorious, peaceful escape from the daily grind. We all need it. More to the point, we probably all need more of it. However, there is a medical condition that can turn sweet dreams into your worst nightmare. Dr. James Marcum wakes us up to the reality of dangerous […]

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  • Cancer Screening – Dr Michael Greger

Cancer Screening – Dr Michael Greger

To exam, or not to exam. That is the question when it comes to breast cancer. A growing number of health professionals are saying that mammograms—and even self exams—may not be the best idea.  Dr. Michael Greger suggests powerful alternatives. (www.nutritionfacts.org)

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  • Healing America – Nelson Campbell

Healing America – Nelson Campbell

The world population is sick. Very sick. But there’s good news. Someone is doing something about it. Filmmaker Nelson Campbell wants each of us to take part in the coming health revolution! (http://healingamericatogether.com)

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  • Beautiful Grief – Yvonne Ortega

Beautiful Grief – Yvonne Ortega

Death waits at the end of every human journey. But that fact doesn’t make the loss of someone we love any easier to bear. Or does it? Author and professional counselor Yvonne Ortega shares her experience of living with grief. (www.yvonneortega.com)

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  • Chronic Diseases – Dr James Marcum

Chronic Diseases – Dr James Marcum

If you’re a frequent listener to this program, you know we’ve identified two broad types of diseases that can mess up our lives—acute and chronic. Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, examines both in detail.

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  • Gut Reaction – Meghan Jardine

Gut Reaction – Meghan Jardine

You and I are only 10 percent human. The rest? Meghan Jardine of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine explains that our other 90 percent needs just as much attention as our human part. Ignoring either can create dangerous health issues. (pcrm.org) 

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  • Clean Protein – Kathy Freston

Clean Protein – Kathy Freston

We as a society just can’t leave well enough alone. We’re not satisfied to be overweight, under-energized, or to sit back and allow our planet to pay the price for a “well enough” way of eating. If that describes you, Kathy Freston says you just may be a “wellness […]

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  • Manly Depression – Dr Gary Lovejoy

Manly Depression – Dr Gary Lovejoy

We’ve all felt that nagging feeling that life isn’t exactly turning out as we wanted it to. We feel out of control, out of sorts, sometimes out of mind. But, according to Dr. Gary Lovejoy, we may need to shift our perspective to get us through.

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  • Totally Modern Medicine – Dr James Marcum

Totally Modern Medicine – Dr James Marcum

Diet, exercise, nutrition, and all of the other “Biblical Prescriptions” are important. But, if we ever need to walk through the doors of a hospital, it’s nice to know that science has been busy. Dr. James Marcum, founder director of Heartwise Ministries explains.

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  • What Works Best – Dr. Hans Diehl

What Works Best – Dr. Hans Diehl

You want to be healthy. You’re willing to make the necessary sacrifices to accomplish your goal. But, what sacrifices work and which ones don’t? Dr. Hans Diehl, founder of the Complete Health Improvement Program, provides timely insights into the journey. (chiphealth.com)

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  • Childhood Abuse – Dr Gregory Jantz

Childhood Abuse – Dr Gregory Jantz

It leaves scars that can last a lifetime, and it’s on the rise. Around 2000 children each year die in their homes from it. Dr. Gregory Jantz, founder of The Center, A Place of HOPE, shares insights from his latest book on child abuse and healing its health-destroying scars. […]

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  • Annual Checkups – Dr Michael Greger

Annual Checkups – Dr Michael Greger

Many suggest that a healthy lifestyle requires an annual physical exam and checkup. Is this the best route to take according to the latest studies? Dr. Michael Greger is the driving force behind nutritionfacts.org, specializing in nutrition, food safety, and public health. (nutritionfacts.org)

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  • New Stent Study – Dr James Marcum

New Stent Study – Dr James Marcum

We hear about them from time to time; perhaps even have one or more implanted in our chest. They’ve almost become synonymous with modern life. What if we need one? Cardiologist James Marcum, founder director of Heartwise Ministries, has some good news concerning stents.

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  • The Gift of Health – Dr Janice Stanger

The Gift of Health – Dr Janice Stanger

Whenever Christmas rolls around, people go out of their way, slogging through snow and ice, fighting crowds, enduring the bombardment of advertising and promotion, to find the perfect gift. Author and educator Dr. Janice Stanger suggests the gift that keeps on giving—health.

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  • Pedal Power – Abeles

Pedal Power – Abeles

Ann and Fred Abeles eagerly faced their retirement, but were disappointed with the directions they took. Then they hit the road on two wheels and life became a journey worth taking, moving forward under pedal power.

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  • Anxious Minds – Randy Fishell

Anxious Minds – Randy Fishell

Mental health is as under attack these days as physical well-being. Randy Fishell, long-time editor of Guide magazine, has written a book about his on-going battle with anxiety disorders. His is a journey of hope. (www.ananxiouskindofmind.com)

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  • Anemia – James L. Marcum, M.D.

Anemia – James L. Marcum, M.D.

There are certain things in life we can’t do without. Oxygen, water, love, and blood. Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, examines that last item carefully.

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  • One Man’s Journey – Edwin Gibb

One Man’s Journey – Edwin Gibb

Seventeen years is a long time to battle any disease. Just ask Edwin Gibb. He watched his wife struggle with one that’s particularly tragic – Alzheimer’s. His story of resilience and love inspires and motivates all who hear it.

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  • Sexual Abuse – Sarah McDugal

Sexual Abuse – Sarah McDugal

An epidemic of sexual abuse is impacting society worldwide. Sarah McDugal, author of “One Face,” wades into the sexual abuse culture looking for a way out.
www.sarahmcdugal.com
www.thehopeofsurvivers.com
www.facebook.com/groups/bucketbrigadeabuse/

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  • Rest for the Weary – Dr James Marcum

Rest for the Weary – Dr James Marcum

We’re exhausted from a hard day at work, slip into our pjs, fall into bed, bring the covers up to our chins, sigh, and then wait. And wait. And wait. Nothing. Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, helps us find rest for our weary selves.

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  • Kids Bible Study – Melissa Bradshaw

Kids Bible Study – Melissa Bradshaw

Melissa Bradshaw from the It Is Written telecast has developed avenues for getting children interested and involved in Bible Study. The results can be life-changing for both young and old. (www.itiswritten.com)

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  • Tech Savvy Parenting – Brian Housman

Tech Savvy Parenting – Brian Housman

Today, the average teenager sends 3,339 text messages each month and spends 97 minutes a day playing video games. Add social networking, video watching, and emailing and the results can be damaging to mental and physical health. Brain Housman applies 20 years of experience to helping families make better […]

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  • King Broccoli – Dr Michael Greger

King Broccoli – Dr Michael Greger

It looks so innocent sitting there among the other vegetables in the produce section. But that simple, unassuming plant may help heal your child of autism. Dr. Michael Greger weighs in on this and other contemporary health topics. (www.nutritionfacts.org)

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  • Healthy Kids – Dr Rachel Nelson

Healthy Kids – Dr Rachel Nelson

Pediatrician Dr. Rachel Nelson offers five powerful health tips for parents and their young ones to follow to help them reach their full potential.

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  • The Power of Awe – Dr James Marcum

The Power of Awe – Dr James Marcum

Have you ever witness anything that left you speechless—in a good way? Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, says that what you felt at that moment was actually healing to both your mind and body.

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  • Lessons on Grief – Sharon Brown Keith

Lessons on Grief – Sharon Brown Keith

There’s something uniquely sad about losing a parent. They may be old and infirmed, but when the moment of separation comes, most people feel a loss unlike any other. Christian author Sharon Brown Keith offers insights and hope from her own painful experience.

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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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