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
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. Not 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.
Longtime Australian organic farmer and president of the International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements Andre Leu pulls back the curtain to reveal hidden truths concerning the “safe” pesticides we put on our plants and in our bodies. (ifoam.org)
Fear has had a new name these days. That name is “Ebola” and many people around the world are running scared—and for good reason. Ebola is deadly. However, Dr. David DeRose has written a book on the topic and offers some insights and good news concerning this dreaded condition. […]
A new museum is taking root in Washington, D.C. But this one is different. Its main focus is not science, geography, art, or culture. It’s an entire museum dedicated to one book – the Bible! Cary Summers, COO of the museum, shares details and offers an invitation. (museumofthebible.org)
Modern medicine is pretty amazing sometimes, and nowhere is this more obvious than what doctors can do in and around the human heart. Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum shares some of the many advances taking place in this arena.
When it’s cold and flu season, we don’t have to fall victim to each wandering bug or virus. Nutritarian and well-known physician Dr. Joel Fuhrman explains how we can fight back—and win—the cold wars. (www.drfuhrman.com)
Although modern medicine dominates most cultures, there’s a revival of traditional, plant-based healing in many countries. This revival is being led mostly by women. Author Holly Bellebuono shares what she discovered while traveling the world. (www.vineyardherbs.com)
Hospitals are designed to help cure sickness. Unfortunately, some medical facilities are allowing and promoting the very things that are making us sick. Dr. Michael Greger offers insights and suggestions. (www.nutritionfacts.org)
Heartwise founder/director Dr. James Marcum identifies unique challenges facing women today when it comes to their hearts. Prevention is key.
A lot has been written about Alzheimer’s disease. Stefania Silvestri offers a unique perspective of what happens when dementia strikes, not an elderly person near the end of life, but an individual in the prime of life—her father. The book, “Beside the Mountain” reveals her agonizing journey. (www.stefania-silvestri.com)
Naturopathic doctor Connie Sanchez says that many of today’s chronic diseases are the result of living out of harmony with the irrefutable and unchanging laws of nature. Thankfully, there’s hope for even the toughest cases. (www.veganND.com)
Sometimes the comforting beat, beat, beat of the human heart malfunctions. Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum dissects atrial fibrillation and shares some proven ways to calm the wayward heart. (www.heartwiseministires.org)
Ready, writing, and arithmetic. These have long been the main focus of early childhood education. Today, science is discovering another essential element for learning. Food. Jill Eckart, nutrition program manager at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine explains. (www.pcrm.org)
Theres a word we hope we never have to hear coming from the lips of our physician. That word is cancer. Registered dietician Cameron Wells, provides research-proven guidelines on how to keep that disease–and that word–from entering our lives. (www.pcrm.org)
The human body contains incredible self healing powers. Yet we as a modern society tend to get in the way of that process with everything we eat, drink, or do. Health counselor Dr. David Klein offers insights into how to work with ours bodies, not against them, as we […]
Colitis and Crohns Disease are killers. What are the causes? Genetics? Environment? Health counselor Dr. David Klein reviews the causes and cures of inflamed bowels and provides hope to those suffering from this debilitating condition. http://www.colitisandcrohnscenter.com/
Constipation isn’t something talked about in polite company. But maybe it should be, because the inability to dispose of waste material can created a cascade of health problems. Clinical nutritionist Dr. Michael Greger provides timely tips for keeping things moving. (www.nutritionfacts.org)
The human mind and body are so interconnected that even our thoughts can affect our health both in a good and bad way. How is this possible? Dr. James Marcum explains.
Alzheimers disease is a devastating progressive condition that robs people of their past and, ultimately, their present. And its on the rise. Is there anything we can do to help stem that terrible tide? Anne Bunner, Ph.D, provides insights and answers concerning the saddest disease on earth. (www.PCRM.org)
Many people say, Id 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)
Sadness seems to be a necessary part of life. But there are certain sadnesses that many of us simply cant 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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. […]
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.
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)
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 […]
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.
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)
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 […]
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)
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.