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The Hottest Therapy for Health: Sauna
Posted in: Heart Doc VIP on April 19, 2019
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Maybe you enjoy time in a sauna but did you know that there was a large body of medical data indicating it may be extending your life? Lowering your blood pressure? Reducing inflammation? Strengthening your heart? And preventing pneumonia? Indeed, the health benefits of sauna have been studied and…

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Daily Health Snacks!
Posted in: Heart Doc VIP on April 12, 2019
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A new term has been introduced: exercise snacks. Don't reach for the almonds, go walk for 5 minutes or climb 2 flights of stairs. A bite sized fitness snack. Dr. Kahn reviews his health habits and many take under 10 minutes, little health snacks. What do you do?

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Can a Whole-Foods, Plant-Based Diet Provide Nutrition?
Posted in: Heart Doc VIP on April 5, 2019
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The number one question someone is asked that eats only plant foods is "Where do you get your protein"? The answer to this question has been addressed by many but how about carotenoids, omega-3, isoflavones, and fatty acids? A new study is described that provides support for the health of a plant…

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I Am Still Vegan
Posted in: Heart Doc VIP on March 29, 2019
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A recent turmoil has erupted because some young "vegan" YouTube stars have been seen eating fish and other animal foods. Can anyone persist on plants alone? Dr. Kahn has for 42 years and he is not quitting! Some of the benefits are discussed and some options to make your diet easier and more…

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The Top 10 Prevention Tips
Posted in: Heart Doc VIP on March 22, 2019
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The new ACC/AHA guidelines made headlines worldwide for 1 of 10 recommendations: Less use of 81mg aspirin. But what of the other 9 topics? This week Dr. Kahn reviews all 10 topics and why a lifelong effort to avoid heart disease is the key step. You will learn about diet, fitness, not smoking and…

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Meet Dr. Russell Jaffe
Posted in: Heart Doc VIP on March 15, 2019
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When the opportunity to interview one of the leaders in integrative and holistic medicine came up, Dr. Jaffe, Dr. Kahn packed his recorder and met in Philadelphia at a meeting they both were speaking at. Dr. Jaffe is a hero from his training at the NIH, to his research, to his establishing one of…

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Speaking Cardiology: The Words That Matter
Posted in: Heart Doc VIP on March 8, 2019
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Learning a few words of a foreign language can make a huge difference meeting new people or when traveling. Speaking a few words of medical, particularly heart medical, can make a big difference in your health. This week we dive into angina, edema, congestive heart failure, dyspnea and other…

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Heart Bones and Cancer Bones
Posted in: Heart Doc VIP on March 1, 2019
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It may not be fair to have to deal with both cancer and heart issues but it is common. Indeed, there is now a specialty called cardio-oncology that focuses on the best heart and cancer outcome. This is due in part to the frequency of heart disease and also some of the toxicity of cancer agents and…

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Fit For Life: Push Up Your Health
Posted in: Heart Doc VIP on February 22, 2019
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Do you need fitness equipment that costs thousands of dollars? It is nice if you have all of that but new data says the old fashioned push up can be one of the best ways to assess your health and perhaps one of the best exercises. This week we look at new data on fitness, pushups, exercising, and…

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Celebrating a Heart Hero and Be Your Own Heart Hero
Posted in: Heart Doc VIP on February 15, 2019
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Heart Month is about red hearts and valentines but it is also about getting real with the risks of heart disease. No-one knows that more than Victoria Dupuy after her 46 year old husband Dean died suddenly without warning of heart issues. She set up a charitable foundation to teach others to get…

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