NBC Nightly News: Can You Die Of A Broken Heart? They Say Yes!

Long Time Partners09-24-2012 Brian Williams of NBC’s Nightly News sadly reported an obituary in the New York Times announcing the death of the mother of Christie Brinkley at the age of 91.  The obituary said her mother’s heart never survived losing the love of her life, her husband who predeceased her by seven weeks.  Brian Williams said it’s very common after the death of a longtime spouse. But is sadness also a medical condition?  Can we really die of a broken heart?  NBC’s Chief Medical Editor, Dr. Nancy Snyderman helps us to understand.  Continue reading “NBC Nightly News: Can You Die Of A Broken Heart? They Say Yes!”

ABC World News: Testosterone. Fountain Of Youth or Danger To Your Health?

Men's Health Low T09-19-2012 ABC World News with Diane Sawyer reports that baby boomers are willing to do whatever it takes to stay young.  For boomer men, since 2006,  prescriptions of testosterone have doubled and they are expecting them to triple in the next five years.  You can see it in those ads for “a treatable condition called low testosterone or Low T” appealing to 70 million boomer men.  ABC’s Neal Karlinsky says ‘T’ is what is keeping older males competitive against their younger ambitious coworkers.  This boost of testosterone,  the illegal drug of choice among sports athletes, is now being touted by some as “the fountain of youth.”  Continue reading “ABC World News: Testosterone. Fountain Of Youth or Danger To Your Health?”

Oprah: Deepak Chopra. Good Thoughts Can Heal. Bad Thoughts May Kill!

Deepak Chopra 1993That’s seems to be the message from Dr. Deepak Chopra, World Renowned Physician, Spiritual and Alternative Medical Practitioner and Best Selling Author. He recently appeared on The Best of The Oprah Show that OWN Network broadcasted as part of Oprah Winfrey’s Award Winning Series, Super Soul Sunday. Though this episode originally aired in June of 1993, Deepak Chopra’s message is even more relevant today as America sees itself in the midst of a medical crisis of epidemic proportions with heart disease, cancers, diabetes, obesity, immune disorders, and Alzheimer’s. Can our personal thoughts and emotions be the answer to better health? Continue reading “Oprah: Deepak Chopra. Good Thoughts Can Heal. Bad Thoughts May Kill!”

Dr. Fuhrman: Immunity Solution. Nutritarian Prescription For Building a Strong Immune System.

MicronutrientsWhat the heck is a Nutritarian!?  Oh, that’s a term coined by Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Board Certified Family Physician and New York Times best-selling author whose life passion is helping people regain their health and vitality through nutritional and natural methods. In his new PBS Special, Immunity Solution, he tells us who he considers a Nutritarian and gives us his prescription to building a strong immune system that will fight autoimmune disease and cancer, without drugs and surgery. Continue reading “Dr. Fuhrman: Immunity Solution. Nutritarian Prescription For Building a Strong Immune System.”

Dr. Fuhrman: Immunity Solution. Prevent and Reverse Auto-Immune Disease and Cancers.

Dr Fuhrman - Immunity SolutionDr. Joel Fuhman, New York Times best-selling author, Nutritional Researcher and Board Certified Physician, is back with a new PBS Special, Immunity Solution. In this special he focuses how to build strong immune systems in order to prevent and fight the raising incidence of autoimmune illness. He tells us that there is modern nutritional scientific proof that disorders such as psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus,  even cancers and diabetes can be prevented and reversed without medications and surgeries.  When your immune system is working full force, you are not going to be at such risk for recurrent sinus infections, ear infections, bronchial infections, skin infections and digestion, headachesand allergies will improve also.  This program is full of eye opening information and great advise for those of us earnestly seeking to take control of our health and the health of our families. Continue reading “Dr. Fuhrman: Immunity Solution. Prevent and Reverse Auto-Immune Disease and Cancers.”

“Dr. Fuhrman: Immunity Solution. G-BOMBS! Superfoods That Can Heal and Prevent Disease.

BeansDr. Joel Fuhman, New York Times best-selling author,  Board Certified Physician and Nutritional Researcher says  “We have a real health care crisis in America and it is not going to be solved by politicians in Washington. We need a population that is fully educated on nutrition.  A population that is fully informed and knows how to protect themselves from disease.  We need a healthy population that requires little medical care.” That is the focus of his new PBS Special Immunity Solution, to help us throw away misconceptions that disease is inevitable or genetic. He wants us to know that we have the power to reverse illness and disease without medications and invasive surgeries. That through nutrition and Superfoods, G-Bombs!,  we can build a strong immune system that will remove toxins, repair itself and resist and fight disease. Continue reading ““Dr. Fuhrman: Immunity Solution. G-BOMBS! Superfoods That Can Heal and Prevent Disease.”

Dr. Oz: OMG! I Think It’s Broken!

Men's Health A man’s worse nightmare, a broken penis! Dr. Oz says it’s more common than you think and very dangerous!  Why does the penis break?  Dr. Oz explains that there are no bones in the penis.  The penis gets hard because there are chambers inside of the penis that become engorged with blood.  Certain positions or sudden movements can snap the connective tissue. When this happens the penis will suddenly lose the erection because the blood is now being leaked out through that snapped tissue. Continue reading “Dr. Oz: OMG! I Think It’s Broken!”

ABC World News: Cantaloupe Recall. Listeria Bacteria.

Cantaloupe Sep 16, 2011 – ABC’s World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer reported on the recall of cantaloupe because they might be contaminated with dangerous Listeria, which can cause muscle aches, fever, nausea, and can even bring on meningitis in the most serious cases.  22 have been reported infected and there are 2 deaths. As many as 4.5 million cantaloupes may be tainted. The FDA’s press announcement said the recall involves whole canteloupes from the Jensen Farms in Colorado shipped to at least 17 states, IL, WY, TN, UT, TX, CO, MN, KS, NM, NC, MO, NE, OK, AZ, NJ, NY, PA.  So what is Listeria and how can it contaminate a thick rind covered fruit? Continue reading “ABC World News: Cantaloupe Recall. Listeria Bacteria.”

NBC Nightly News: Over the Counter Painkillers May Cause Miscarriages

PregnantSep 6, 2011 – NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams reported tonight that over-the-counter pain killers like Motrin and Aleve may cause miscarriages. NBC’s Chief Science Correspondent, Robert Bazell reported that a new study out today from The University of Montreal in Canada shows why women who are pregnant or trying to conceive should be concerned.  Continue reading “NBC Nightly News: Over the Counter Painkillers May Cause Miscarriages”

Oprah: Dr. Oz’s Health Checklist. What shape should your poop be? and more..

ToiletNBC is airing reruns of the Oprah Shows called Best Of Oprah which is giving us a chance to revisit some of our favorite Oprah moments, guests and celebrities.  One of our favorites were the weekly visits from Dr. Oz before he launched his own show.  Some of his best medical advise to us came from these shows.  In this segment, in the form of an audience participation quiz, Dr. Oz answered a miscellaneous list of medical questions that will be helpful to know for all of us; from What shape should healthy poop be? to How many times should you have sex to live longer? Continue reading “Oprah: Dr. Oz’s Health Checklist. What shape should your poop be? and more..”