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Study: Swine Flu Combo Drug Treatments
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Study: Swine Flu Combo Drug Treatments

The flu season has arrived and H1N1 is in full bloom. Everywhere we turn, we hear about someone infected with “swine” flu.  Plus, the CDC is stating that the number of flu related hospitalizations and deaths is higher than normal for this time of year. Hopefully, you aren’t among those diagnosed with H1N1. If you […]

BH4BP #70 - Tai Chi: A Healthy Exercise for All Ages
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BH4BP #70 – Tai Chi: A Healthy Exercise for All Ages

Today’s show was inspired by a trip that I took to Beijing, China with David about 3 years ago. I was reminded of the trip a few days ago when I was looking through some of my photos and came across some of the many photos we took during that trip. It was a wonderful […]

Thanksgiving: Does Turkey Make You Sleepy?
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Thanksgiving: Does Turkey Make You Sleepy?

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and many Americans are looking forward to a feast.  There will be tables laden with turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, gravy, sweet potatoes, yams, mashed potatoes, bread, salads, vegetables, and various pies.  Sounds great, doesn’t it?  What most people are not looking forward to is the sleepiness that follows the […]

BHTV #20 – Cranberries, Not Just a Holiday Treat!
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BHTV #20 – Cranberries, Not Just a Holiday Treat!

Well, we’re past Halloween and that means that the Holiday season is officially underway!  Besides family gatherings, or maybe because of them, one of the most central fixtures of the holidays seems to be food.  While there are many foods that stand out during this season that I could talk about, there is one berry […]

Study: Do Copper or Magnets Relieve Arthritis?
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Study: Do Copper or Magnets Relieve Arthritis?

The osteoarthritis in Betty’s hands got worse every year.  Her hands had become so stiff and painful that picking up her cup of coffee in the morning was becoming difficult.  It was so bad that when a distributor came to her door selling magnetic bracelets to cure arthritis, she bought one without even questioning if […]

BH4BP #69 - Don't Downplay Depression
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BH4BP #69 – Don’t Downplay Depression

It is normal to occasionally feel sad or unhappy with a situation.  Life can be stressful and overwhelming at times and can lead people to feel sad.  Things like breakups, losing a job, getting a pay cut, having an argument with a friend or spouse are all examples of things that can bring on sadness, […]

Diabetes Awareness Month:  Exercise to Control Those Sugars!
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Diabetes Awareness Month: Exercise to Control Those Sugars!

Blair sighed as she closed the door behind her and dropped her keys on the hall table.  The news from the doctor had not been surprising, but it had not been what she had wanted to hear either.  Dr. Nguyen had come right out and said that if she didn’t change her sedentary lifestyle, she […]

BHTV #19 – Laughter Is Contagious, But In A Good Way!
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BHTV #19 – Laughter Is Contagious, But In A Good Way!

Since this show comes out 6 days before Halloween, I want to wish those of you that celebrate Halloween, an early Happy Halloween! To commemorate what I consider a fun occasion full of costumes, trick or treating and for those that enjoy it, scary movies; I’m dedicating this show to something fun, happy and pleasurable.  […]

Study: Coffee and Tea May Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
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Study: Coffee and Tea May Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Megan’s family has a history of type 2 diabetes.  Her mom, dad, older sister and aunt all have it and the doctors even said that the diabetes had contributed to both her father’s heart attack and her aunt’s nerve damage.  That was more than enough to scare Megan into learning as much about diabetes as […]

BH4BP #68 - The Facts About Tendinitis
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BH4BP #68 – The Facts About Tendinitis

You just started exercising and you felt great, so you dramatically increased the intensity and duration of your workout.  While doing that you felt a dull pain.  Over the next few days the pain recurred intermittently, but it wasn’t bad enough to interfere with your exercise.  So, you pushed on, ignoring the pain.  As time […]

If the Shoe Fits, Buy It: Choosing the Right Shoes
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If the Shoe Fits, Buy It: Choosing the Right Shoes

Paula had gained 20 pounds since she moved to San Diego 6 months ago.  She knew that she had to change something or her weight would get out of control.  Convinced that running would do the trick, she grabbed a pair of walking shoes out of her closet and started running for 20 to 30 […]

BHTV #18 - The Benefits of Rooibos Tea
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BHTV #18 – The Benefits of Rooibos Tea

I was introduced to rooibos 7 years ago when David and I were celebrating our first anniversary at a fine restaurant in Palo Alto, California.  After we finished our delicious meal, we decided to cap our celebration with some tea and a shared dessert.  Our server suggested that we try their loose leaf rooibos tea […]

Study: Olive Oil May Fight Alzheimer's
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Study: Olive Oil May Fight Alzheimer’s

Of the many words that we dread hearing, one of the most dreaded is Alzheimer’s. Many people fear losing themselves or their family members to this degenerative brain disease that not only makes us forget who we are and the names of our friends and family, but is also fatal.  Alzheimer’s disease is no joke.  […]

BH4BP #67 - Jet Lag: Keep the Jet, Lose the Lag
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BH4BP #67 – Jet Lag: Keep the Jet, Lose the Lag

Vacations can be a lot of fun, but if we have to fly long distances, the jet lag that comes along with the flight isn’t so fun.  So, today I decided to address jet lag and ways to prevent it prior to departure, during the flight and at your destination.  Because after all, we all […]

Garlic May Ward Off More Than Vampires
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Garlic May Ward Off More Than Vampires

There are many myths, legends and rumors that have surrounded garlic over the centuries.  Most people have heard the fantastical claim that garlic wards against evil, such as demons and vampires.  There are also those that believe that garlic brings good luck.  Even though garlic does not have those powers, it does have the power […]

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