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RadioMD’s “talking” Health A-Z Interviews with experts in the world of health, including world-renowned physicians, authors and celebrities in every area of health, wellness, fitness and medicine. Learn the best ways to stay fit, stay healthy and stay well.

    Colleges & Universities In The Time of COVID

    Colleges & Universities In The Time of COVID

    Today's episode is a bit personal for our host Melanie, as she kept her son home this semester instead of sending him back to college. He is miserable, but she thinks she made the best decision!Today's episode is a bit personal for our host Melanie, as she kept her son home this semester instead of sending him back to college. He is miserable, but she thinks she made the best decision!  Well, we're going to talk all about colleges in the time of COVID with Dr. Yolanda “Linda” Reid Chassiakos, the Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, and the Director and Medical Chief of Staff at the Klotz Student Health Center, at California State University Northridge. She discusses with Melanie what we've seen so far with colleges reopening and reclosing again, how peer pressure can be used in a positive way, and how to move forward with a college-age child.

    What Will Happen To Halloween During COVID?

    What Will Happen To Halloween During COVID?

    Halloween is just a week away now, have you finalized your plans for this year? Halloween 2020 will be one to remember with the COVID-19 still raging on.Halloween is just a week away now, have you finalized your plans for this year? Halloween 2020 will be one to remember with the COVID-19 still raging on.  So how will Halloween change this year, is trick or treating safe? Can we still have costume parties? What should you do if you are hitting the streets Halloween night? We are joined once again today by Dr. Shelly Vaziri Flais - she is a practicing pediatrician, mom of 4, AAP author, and Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. And she will be giving us some tips to navigate this year's spooky season. 

    EP 1,014B - Wearables for People with Diabetes

    EP 1,014B - Wearables for People with Diabetes

    If you or someone you know has diabetes, you know your blood sugar levels tend to change throughout the day. Even when you monitor your glucose often enough, you are getting only a small portion of the whole picture. If you or someone you know has diabetes, you know your blood sugar levels tend to change throughout the day. Even when you monitor your glucose often enough, you are getting only a small portion of the whole picture. Fortunately, a technological advancement known as continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) is now changing that. Dr. Marwan Hamaty an endocrinologist at the Cleveland Clinic with a specialty in diabetes, having practiced since 1998. And he joins us today to talk about the benefits of wearable devices for those with diabetes, different types and calibrations, and managing your glucose levels. Want better health and nutrition? Now you can get personalized supplement recommendations and custom vitamin packs delivered to your door! Go to PersonaNutrition.com/Roizen and take your free assessment and get 50% off your order today. - sponsor   Bonus How Your Diet Affects Your Risk for Cancer

    EP 1,014 News of the Week

    EP 1,014 News of the Week

    Every week, Dr. Roizen discusses the latest health headlines YOU need to know.In this episode, Dr. Roizen talks about the latest health headlines that YOU need to know. Turmeric may ease knee arthritis pain Why avocados are healthy Flaxseed: little seed big benefits Smoking ups your risk for brain bleeds Parkinson's ups the risk for dangerous falls Why blueberries and coffee are so good for you PLUS so much more...   Want better health and nutrition? Now you can get personalized supplement recommendations and custom vitamin packs delivered to your door! Go to PersonaNutrition.com/Roizen and take your free assessment and get 50% off your order today. - sponsor  

    If You're Gluten Free, You May Not Have to Be

    If You're Gluten Free, You May Not Have to Be

    Although eliminating wheat and dairy from your diet may help ease your symptoms, it is a temporary solution.In his book, Eat Wheat, Dr. John Douillard, a former NBA nutrition expert and creator of LifeSpa.com, addresses the underlying cause of the gluten-free epidemic.Dr. Douillard explains that after 3.4 million years of eating wheat and only 500,000 years of hunting meat, humans are actually genetically better equipped to eat wheat than meat.He also discusses how a breakdown in digestion has damaged the intestinal wall and leaked undigested foods and environmental toxins into the body’s lymphatic system, causing “grain brain” symptoms and food allergies.Although eliminating wheat and dairy from your diet may help your symptoms, it is a temporary solution. Eat Wheat addresses the root cause: the inability to digest well and break down harmful pollutants and toxins that can lead to more serious health concerns.Listen as Dr. Douillard joins Dr. Friedman to share his research and why you might be able to add wheat back into your diet.

    Digital Media and Virtual Schooling

    Digital Media and Virtual Schooling

    It is an especially difficult time to be a parent, with all of the different forms of schooling going on during the pandemic. Whether you're homeschooling, helping with virtual lessons, or sending your kid to physical classrooms, learning is not what it used to be.It is an especially difficult time to be a parent, with all of the different forms of schooling going on during the pandemic. Whether you're homeschooling, helping with virtual lessons, or sending your kid to physical classrooms, learning is not what it used to be. Helping us navigate through all of these options today is Dr. Dipesh Navsaria, he is a pediatrician and spokesperson for AAP, as well as an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He tells Melanie how to best help your child with this challenging start to the school year, how to keep your kids from doing school in bed, and a reminder that teachers are learning to deal with all of this as well.

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