Does Donald Trump Have a Neurological Disorder?

Episode 148 of Heart Health Radio is one of our most fun. We actually don’t diagnose Donald Trump on the radio, but discuss whether it’s ethical to diagnose patients without examining them. Listen now. Links to the topics we discussed are below this post. We discussed an American Idol contestant who blames the show forContinue reading “Does Donald Trump Have a Neurological Disorder?”

Smoking and Vaping…from a Cardiologist Who Smokes

Dr. Franklin Wefald of Heart Health Radio is trying to quit smoking, and he suggests that vaping is a much better alternative. Dr. Wefald reacted to this story: LONDON (Reuters) – Chronic smokers who switched from tobacco cigarettes to e-cigarette vapes in a large randomized control trial saw a significant improvement in markers of heartContinue reading “Smoking and Vaping…from a Cardiologist Who Smokes”

Turmeric, Ginger and Milk Thistle…Oh My!

Dr. Franklin Wefald says it helps him reduce inflammation. From Heart Health Radio Episode 146: Fred: A few weeks ago you recommended turmeric for inflammation and I was just wondering how much and how often? Dave Alexander: Oh, turmeric. It’s not a medicine, it’s a supplement. Dr. Frank Wefald: Right, it’s a spice. You knowContinue reading “Turmeric, Ginger and Milk Thistle…Oh My!”

Fake News: Millenials Will Get Sick and Die Faster Than Boomers

In Episode 156 of Heart Health Radio, Dr. Franklin Wefald calls FAKE NEWS on a new study making the rounds: Men’s Health: Millenials are the largest, most educated, and most connected generation the world has ever seen. They’re also going to be sicker, skinter, and die younger than their parents (a.k.a Generation X) if aContinue reading “Fake News: Millenials Will Get Sick and Die Faster Than Boomers”

Episode 145: Jeffrey Epstein and the Death of Senator Kay Hagan

Dr. Wefald talks about the death of former Senator Kay Hagan from a tick bite. Also, this guy: No, Jeffrey Epstein was not on Heart Health Radio, in part because on August 10, 2019, he didn’t kill himself in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center. Well, that’s a popular theory, anyway. Dr. Wefald hasContinue reading “Episode 145: Jeffrey Epstein and the Death of Senator Kay Hagan”

A Vaccine for Breast Cancer is on the Way

…they’re not going to say anything unless they’ve got some really good evidence. — Dr Wefald Dr. Franklin Wefald reacted to this news from the Mayo Clinic: Could a vaccine one day be given to prevent breast cancer? That’s what a group of Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers are working to find out. “If we’reContinue reading “A Vaccine for Breast Cancer is on the Way”

Episode 143: The Mayo Clinic Has a Vaccine for Breast Cancer!

We also discussed the Scandinavian Diet. According to DR. Franklin Wefald, the diet isn’t much different from the “No-no” Diet, which involves cutting down on carbs and sugars. Stop eating so much potatoes, white flour, white rice and anything made with lots of sugar. Goodbye cake, hello, healthier you. Listen to the podcast for more,Continue reading “Episode 143: The Mayo Clinic Has a Vaccine for Breast Cancer!”

Episode 142: Dr. Macon Singletary and Sleep is Good

Dr. Macon Singletary of North Raleigh Periodontics was in-studio for segment one, and he and Dr. Wefald discussed changes in the body related to dental health. Here’s a study which links poor dental health to poor health all the way on the other side of the body: Poor Dental Health Linked to Colorectal Polyps WeContinue reading “Episode 142: Dr. Macon Singletary and Sleep is Good”

Want to Live Longer? Get a Dog.

On Dr. Wefald’s Health Minute a few months ago, he said exactly that. Now the American Heart Association agrees: Study Highlights: DALLAS, Oct. 8, 2019 – Dog ownership may be associated with longer life and better cardiovascular outcomes, especially for heart attack and stroke survivors who live alone, according to a new study and aContinue reading “Want to Live Longer? Get a Dog.”