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RadioMD's "talking" Health A-Z. Melanie Cole, MS. interviews 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.

RadioMD's "talking" Health A-Z. Melanie Cole, MS. interviews 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.
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RadioMD's "talking" Health A-Z. Melanie Cole, MS. interviews 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.

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Episodes

Why Are So Many Veterans Taking Their Own Lives?

4/13/2015
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During the time of a recent study published in The Annals of Epidemiology, there was at least one veteran who committed suicide each day.Putting your own life at risk for the freedom and protection of millions of other lives is one of the most selfless and courageous gestures a person could make. However, it seems like every day there's an article featuring yet another veteran who has taken his or her life after returning home from overseas. Does this mean there's a flaw within America's...

Duration:00:09:42

Why Are So Many Veterans Taking Their Own Lives?

4/13/2015
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During the time of a recent study published in The Annals of Epidemiology, there was at least one veteran who committed suicide each day.Putting your own life at risk for the freedom and protection of millions of other lives is one of the most selfless and courageous gestures a person could make. However, it seems like every day there's an article featuring yet another veteran who has taken his or her life after returning home from overseas. Does this mean there's a flaw within America's...

Duration:00:09:42

Gambling Addiction: How to Spot the Warning Signs

3/9/2015
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A whopping 88 percent of U.S. adults have gambled at some point in their life; but when does it turn into a problem?According to the National Council on Problem Gambling, approximately three million American adults have a gambling addiction. Damon Dye, EdD, sheds some light on what gambling addiction really is and what you can do to help yourself or a loved one who’s addicted. A gambling addiction is similar to drug or alcohol addiction, because biochemical changes happen in the brain that...

Duration:00:09:43

Eat Better & Live Longer: Improve Your Heart Health in Just 8 Weeks

2/23/2015
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Heart disease is the number-one killer for both men and women but can be highly preventable.Even with the progression of understanding heart disease, it's still the number-one killer among men and women. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), about 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year. That's one in every four deaths. The good news is, heart disease can be prevented. Depending on whether your doctor has encouraged new and healthy behaviors, or...

Duration:00:09:42

Eat Better & Live Longer: Improve Your Heart Health in Just 8 Weeks

2/23/2015
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Heart disease is the number-one killer for both men and women but can be highly preventable.Even with the progression of understanding heart disease, it's still the number-one killer among men and women. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), about 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year. That's one in every four deaths. The good news is, heart disease can be prevented. Depending on whether your doctor has encouraged new and healthy behaviors, or if...

Duration:00:09:42

5 Ways to Reinvigorate Your Love Life

2/16/2015
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When was the last time you tried something new with your partner?Being in a loving relationship can be such an euphoric time. As you grow into your relationship, everything new can be exciting, and before you even realize it, you're head over heels. However, depending on how long you've been with your partner, you might find that life has thrown just about every curveball at your relationship; you have a demanding job, you're involved in social clubs, you may have a kid (or two)... all...

Duration:00:09:42

5 Ways to Reinvigorate Your Love Life

2/16/2015
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When was the last time you tried something new with your partner?Being in a loving relationship can be such an euphoric time. As you grow into your relationship, everything new can be exciting, and before you even realize it, you're head over heels. However, depending on how long you've been with your partner, you might find that life has thrown just about every curveball at your relationship; you have a demanding job, you're involved in social clubs, you may have a kid (or two)... all...

Duration:00:09:42

Dry, Itchy & Uncomfortable Down There: Do You Have a Yeast Infection?

11/17/2014
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Three out of four women experience a yeast infection at some point in their lives.If you've ever experienced a yeast infection, you know how uncomfortable the symptoms are. You may also remember how embarrassed you may have felt, and that you didn't want to discuss it with anyone... even your doctor. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 75 percent of all adult women have had at least one yeast infection at some point. A yeast infection is a type...

Duration:00:09:42

Trick or Trouble: Life-Saving Advice for Your Pets this Halloween

10/27/2014
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Halloween can be fun and exciting for you and your children, but can cause stress and anxiety for your pets.Halloween can be a fun and exciting time for your family. You may also think to include your cat or dog in the Halloween dress-up and trick-or-treat rituals. Or, if you're in charge of candy distribution this year, you may think strangers in costumes constantly ringing the doorbell won't be a problem for your companion. However, without following safety precautions, your playful...

Duration:00:09:42

Periodontal Disease: Do You Need Gum Graft Surgery?

10/27/2014
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Gum graft surgery is a procedure where tissue is taken from the roof of your mouth and used to help treat your infected gums.Maintaining dental hygiene is crucial for your overall health. Not only do you depend on your mouth for breathing, but it's also the opening where food enters and digests into your intestines. When your mouth isn't taken care of, you could increase your risk of developing several oral infections and diseases. For instance, periodontal disease happens when plaque...

Duration:00:09:42

Death With Dignity: Why Terminally Ill Patients Seek Aid in Dying

10/13/2014
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Medical aid in dying is a controversial topic. Should terminally ill patients be allowed to decide their death?If you've been told you have a terminal illness and your time is limited, your whole life can flash in front of you. It can also turn your world completely upside down. The journey ahead may be painful, uncertain, terrifying and extremely emotional. Trying to live a "normal" life may not be possible anymore. If you knew you were going to die a painful and slow death in the months...

Duration:00:09:42

Ebola Scare in the US: The Beginning of the End?

10/6/2014
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Is the U.S. really prepared if an Ebola outbreak was to occur?When the news first broke about a deadly virus in Western Africa in March, you might have paid little attention. Over the last few months, the virus has taken thousands of lives. But you still may not have felt threatened. Until now. Currently, five Ebola victims are in the United States for treatment. This may have caused you to question if you're truly safe. Who are these fateful five? The first to arrive were medical...

Duration:00:09:41

Ebola Scare in the US: The Beginning of the End?

10/6/2014
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Is the U.S. really prepared if an Ebola outbreak was to occur?When the news first broke about a deadly virus in Western Africa in March, you might have paid little attention. Over the last few months, the virus has taken thousands of lives. But you still may not have felt threatened. Until now. Currently, five Ebola victims are in the United States for treatment. This may have caused you to question if you're truly safe. Who are these fateful five? The first to arrive were medical...

Duration:00:09:41

How Marijuana Can Impact Your Quality of Sleep

9/29/2014
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Contrary to popular belief, marijuana can actually disrupt your sleep pattern and cause greater sleep problems to arise.According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, marijuana is the most common illicit drug used in the United States. In fact, usage among adolescents has been on the rise since 2007. Many states have legalized marijuana usage; but, do you really know what it's doing to your health? A study conducted by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of...

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9 Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

9/22/2014
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Your pet brings many other health benefits besides unconditional and loyal love.If you have a dog or cat, you may already know the wonderful perks of having a furry companion. The happy greeting as soon as you come home from work, the endless kisses, and the comfort of a snuggle can make you appreciate each day. Whether you're a cat or dog (or maybe small rodent or reptile) person, there are numerous health benefits to owning a pet. Your pet brings many other health benefits besides...

Duration:00:09:43

8 Biggest Retirement Mistakes & How to Prevent Them

9/22/2014
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What do you need to do to make sure you are able to retire?Have you dreamed of your retirement since you started your first day of work? Some days it can seem like your retirement is a far-fetched fantasy that you will never see. However, this does not mean you shouldn't know your options and begin planning for that day. Unfortunately, researching the options of retirement can be confusing, which can lead to unrealistic planning of your future. In fact, according to the Federal Reserve,...

Duration:00:09:44

How to Sleep Better When Traveling

9/15/2014
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What are some things you can do to help promote healthy sleep while you're away from home?When you have to travel for work, or if you're finally on your way to a vacation, one of the biggest concerns of your trip might be getting enough sleep. According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults need roughly seven to eight hours of sleep each night. But, long travel delays, uncomfortable seating in a plane, car or train, missing the comfort of your own bed, and crossing time zones that...

Duration:00:09:42

How to Sleep Better When Traveling

9/15/2014
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What are some things you can do to help promote healthy sleep while you're away from home?When you have to travel for work, or if you're finally on your way to a vacation, one of the biggest concerns of your trip might be getting enough sleep. According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults need roughly seven to eight hours of sleep each night. But, long travel delays, uncomfortable seating in a plane, car or train, missing the comfort of your own bed, and crossing time zones that cause...

Duration:00:09:42

When Do You Need CareFlight Air Responses?

9/15/2014
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If you have an emergency but cannot be reached by an ambulance, what are your options?What if you or a loved one had an emergency trauma but were out of reach of an ambulance? Are you able to be airlifted to the nearest hospital? CareFlight is a growing medical advancement that gives you quick and safe transportation 24 hours a day to the nearest hospital when you are unable to drive and don't have access to an ambulance. Miami Valley Hospital (MVH) started using CareFlight services in...

Duration:00:09:45

Disaster Prep in the Digital Age: Are You Ready?

9/8/2014
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September is National Preparedness Month. Do you know the tools you need if an emergency occurs?Throughout the years, there have been many notable tragedies all over the world that have left many without their homes, family members or resources to survive. It's hard to predict when a natural disaster will occur; but that doesn't mean you shouldn't be prepared for when it does. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security...

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