The Cutting Edge: Attacking Heart Disease. YOUNG with Heart Disease. Drew and Megan

Drew Logan - Cardiac Arrest DefibrillatorOne in three Americans will die of heart disease, and some deaths strike unsuspecting, otherwise healthy young adults, who thought they would be around for the next 30, 40, 50 years. This is one issue examined by the medical special Cutting Edge: Attacking Heart Disease produced by Gannett Broadcasting airing across the country. Hosted by Julie Nelson, this special is an in depth report exploring prevention, revolutionary discoveries and advancements in the treatment of heart disease. In this segment, we learn that not all heart disease is caused by a unhealthy lifestyle. That young, relatively healthy people who, because they would be considered “low risk,” may have underlying heart disease that go undetected, risking their lives. We meet two such young people and how they are maintaining a good quality of live with new detection approaches and innovative treatments. Continue reading “The Cutting Edge: Attacking Heart Disease. YOUNG with Heart Disease. Drew and Megan”

Cutting Edge: Attacking Heart Disease. Heart Surgery. Minimally Invasive Procedures.

Aortic Valve ReplacementWith over a third of Americans afflicted with cardiovascular diseases of some kind, many of us may be on the verge of needing some type of heart surgery or may know someone who may be needing heart surgery. Cutting Edge: Attacking Heart Disease, is a medical special report produced by Gannett Broadcasting, airing across America that explores new and innovative, procedures and treatments that are helping us fight heart disease. One area of rapid advancement is minimally invasive heart surgery procedures that are taking the place of open heart surgery. These new techniques have less scaring and faster recovery rates. With host Julie Nelson and leading cardiology surgeons from major medical centers, we learn why these minimally invasive techniques are considered cutting edge. Continue reading “Cutting Edge: Attacking Heart Disease. Heart Surgery. Minimally Invasive Procedures.”

New Study: Too Much Red Meat May Shorten Your Life

Red Meat Mar 13, 2012 – The morning news programs were all a buzz about the new study regarding red meat.

NBC’s Today Show reported that the “Archives of Internal Medicine” has published a study in which researchers say that people who ate a serving of red meat every day, that’s including beef, pork, or lamb, had a 13% higher risk of death than those who ate very little meat.  And those who ate processed meats were 20% more likely to die from cancer and heart disease.  Continue reading “New Study: Too Much Red Meat May Shorten Your Life”

Oprah: Dr. Oz on Aging. How Frank Reversed His Diabetes and Avoided Open Heart Surgery

Sep 5, 2011 – NBC is airing reruns of the Oprah Shows called Best Of Oprah and certainly some of our bests are when Dr. Oz  came to visit imparting medical advice with charm and enthusiasm. This airing was devoted to aging. Dr. Oz together with Dr. Michael Roizen shared some success stories of patients who followed their anti-aging plan as laid out in their best selling book YOU: Staying Young. The Owners Manual for Extending Your Warranty. One such story is that of Frank and Elaine. They so improved their health that Frank saved himself at the brink of needing open heart surgery. Continue reading “Oprah: Dr. Oz on Aging. How Frank Reversed His Diabetes and Avoided Open Heart Surgery”

Dr. Fuhrman: How to Reverse Heart Disease, How to Reverse Diabetes, How to Reverse Cancer

Dr. Fuhrman's 3 Steps to Incredible Health“Common ailments afflicting Americans, disease and illness is not a natural consequence of aging.  And they are not predominantly genetic.  We are in control of those things”

Dr. Joel Fuhrman MD, board certified family physician, New York Times best-selling author, and widely published nutritional researcher, explains how weight loss, disease reversal and prevention can be successfully achieved through nutritional and natural methods.  On his PBS Special “Three Steps To Incredible Health” which recently aired on WEDU Tampa, FL, Dr. Fuhrman says his passion and life work of nutritional science is fueled by 25 years of watching people regain their health and earn incredible health after suffering for so long.

Dr. Fuhrman has also appeared on The Dr. Oz Show.  Dr. Mehmet Oz, M.D says of Dr Fuhrman’s plan “A medical breakthrough. If you give this diet your complete commitment, there is no question in my mind that it will work for you.” Continue reading “Dr. Fuhrman: How to Reverse Heart Disease, How to Reverse Diabetes, How to Reverse Cancer”

Dr. Joel Fuhrman: Reverse Heart Disease, Reverse Diabetes, Naturally with Micronutrients

Micronutrients“As a physician it’s incredibly rewarding to use nutrition as the primary therapy.”

Dr. Joel Fuhrman MD, board certified family physician, New York Times best-selling author, and widely published nutritional researcher, presented a health diet plan that may be the answer to America’s diabetes and heart disease epidemic. On a PBS Special “Three Steps To Incredible Health”, which recently aired on WEDU Tampa Bay, Florida,  Dr. Fuhrman says heart disease and diabetes are easy to prevent and reverse without drugs and surgery.  Dr. Mehmet Oz, M.D of The Dr. Oz Show says of Dr Fuhrman’s plan “A medical breakthrough. If you give this diet your complete commitment, there is no question in my mind that it will work for you.”

In this first step, Know the Power of Micronutrients,  Dr. Fuhrman explains what micronutrients are and why they have the power to reverse disease.
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Dr. Fuhrman: Stop Food Addiction, Lose Weight, True Hunger vs Toxic Hunger

Stop Food Addictions“Our bodies are precise computers directing us to the exact amount of calories that we need each day… If you have gained weight you would have eaten outside of the demands of true hunger.”

Dr. Joel Fuhrman MD,  widely published nutritional researcher, recently appeared on WEDU Tampa, which aired his PBS Special “Three Steps To Incredible Health”.  The special outlined his program on how to reverse disease and regain incredible health by eating a micronutrient rich diet. His plan is a result of Dr. Furhman’s life work of nutritional science and 25 years of watching people regain their health after suffering for so long.  Dr. Oz of the popular The Dr. Oz Show says of Dr Fuhrman’s plan “A medical breakthrough. If you give this diet your complete commitment, there is no question in my mind that it will work for you.”

In this second step, Eliminating Food Addictions,  Dr. Fuhrman gives an explanation that helps us understand the scientific reason why we overeat and have food addictions… and how to get rid of them! Continue reading “Dr. Fuhrman: Stop Food Addiction, Lose Weight, True Hunger vs Toxic Hunger”

Dr. Fuhrman: GOMBS Superfoods, Reverse Disease, Lower Cholesterol, Prevent Cancer

Mushrooms and Onions“A properly fueled body is a miraculous self-healing machine”

Dr. Joel Fuhrman MD, board certified family physician, New York Times best-selling author, and widely published nutritional researcher, explains how you can lower your cholesterol, reverse heart disease and diabetes, and lose weight through natural methods.   On his PBS Special “Three Steps To Incredible Health” which recently aired on WEDU Tampa, Dr. Fuhrman outlined the three steps of his diet plan of nutrient rich foods to achieve optimal health without drugs and surgery. Dr. Oz, of The Dr. Oz Show says of Dr Fuhrman’s plan “A medical breakthrough. If you give this diet your complete commitment, there is no question in my mind that it will work for you.”

In this third step, Super Foods for Health and Pleasure,  Dr. Fuhrman explains that a solution for preventing cancer is right in our grocery stores and kitchens in the form of the Superfoods he calls…GOMBS! Continue reading “Dr. Fuhrman: GOMBS Superfoods, Reverse Disease, Lower Cholesterol, Prevent Cancer”

Dr Oz: Add Years To Your Life With The Longevity Calculator

Dr Oz - Will you still be around for your children?How many of us think we will be around to see our children graduate, get married, and have granchildren? Meet Jay, a 43 year old father of two who thinks he will be around into his 80’s and 90’s and will see his kids through the highlights of their lives. Well, Dr. Oz wants us all to take the The Longevity Calculator Quiz, a tool used by Northwest Mutual Insurance Company that can predict what age you will die based on your current lifestyle. Dr. Oz thinks that real numbers will pull us away from the glitter that we use to cover up the realities of life. And what’s Jay’s reality? Continue reading “Dr Oz: Add Years To Your Life With The Longevity Calculator”

Dr Oz: Why Do More Women Die From Heart Disease Than Men?

Dr Oz - Why do more women than men die from heart disease?On a recent The Dr. Oz Show segment, it was revealed that the CDC (Center for Disease Control) shows that in the past 20 years more women than men die from heart disease and that more than 1 in 4 women will die from America’s number one killer, nearly triple the number from breast and lung cancer combined.  Yet, heart disease has been declining in men for more than 25 years.  Why is this so?  Dr. Noel Bairey Merz, Cardiologist & Director of Women’s Heart Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles has been researching that issue for the last 15 years. Together with Dr. Oz, they inform us of new risk factors specific to women that will hopefully help change those odds. Continue reading “Dr Oz: Why Do More Women Die From Heart Disease Than Men?”