Hormone Therapy for Weight Loss?

In episode 153 of Heart Health Radio we welcomed brand new Friend of the Show Denny Owens, the Executive Director of InShape Medical. He’s not a medical doctor, but works with a physician and physician assistant and nurses at InShape Medical to help folks lose weight and feel better. From the show: Dennis Owens: So,Continue reading “Hormone Therapy for Weight Loss?”

You Do Not Need a Daily Vitamin

Unless your doctor says so. Episode 152 of Heart Health Radio included a great conversation with Dr. Stephen Barrett of Quackwatch. His websites examine medical; fraud, bad medical advice and nutritional claims. Dr. Barrett is a retired psychiatrist and has co-authored a book on vitamin quackery. The full text of the book is here. FromContinue reading “You Do Not Need a Daily Vitamin”

What is the “No-No Diet?”

And How Can Just About Anybody Lose Weight? Dr. Franlin Wefald didn’t invent the “No-no Diet” but he did name it. Based upon years of helping people manage diabetes, heart conditions and obesity, Wefald figures if you can cut down on a short list of foods, you’ll be healthier and lose weight. But it’s stillContinue reading “What is the “No-No Diet?””

Episode 149: 70% of Blood Available for Transfusion Contains Xanax

…and lots of coffee, too. Story here. Seventy percent of people don’t really take Xanax, so why is so much blood tainted? Dr. Franklin Wefald suggests a reason for this. You might be someday getting two flu shots a year. Dr. Wefald is asking his doctor about it. Should you? Marc called about his cardiacContinue reading “Episode 149: 70% of Blood Available for Transfusion Contains Xanax”