Health, Science & Environment

The Latest in Health and Medical News

Jul 5, 2012

11:00 On this hour of "All Sides," we'll give you all the updates on the latest in the world of health and medicine. Guest

  • Dr. John Swartzberg (Clinical Professor, Health and Medical Science, University of California Berkeley)

Read More Click here to visit the University of California Berkeley's Wellness Letter website.

11:00 Have you ever considered a vegan diet? Dr. Neal Barnard suggest that everyone try it, and his new books will tell you just how to kickstart a new diet to hit your weight loss goals. Guest

  • Dr. Neal Barnard (MD, clinical researcher and author)

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11:00 Over 65 percent of Americans are overweight or obese, and that number is continually rising. One doctor has created an easy program to help you live longer, reduce your need for medications, improve your overall health and enable you to lose weight. On this hour of "All Sides," Dr. Joel Fuhrman will discuss his steps for success. Guest

10:00 The Mayo Clinic Diet is a new science-based weight loss plan that emphasizes lifelong healthy habits. Join us on this hour of "All Sides" to discuss its requirements and benefits. Guest

11:00 “One hundred years ago, a baby had a 50 percent chance of dying,â€? Dr. Lawrence Dorr explained. “In 1900, the life expectancy was 47 years. Tuberculosis (TB) was the biggest killer of man through all history until 1950..." Today on the show, we'll hear about advances throughout medical history. Guest:

Drought Devastation

Jul 25, 2011

Bone-Dry conditions across nearly a third of the lower 48 states are leading some farmers to run their wells dry to irrigate fields...and forcing ranchers to sell off entire herds of cattle. From Florida to Arizona, a drought has reached historic levels in the U.S. We’re not alone. Around the globe, drought conditions are causing famine in the horn of Africa, in England and elsewhere. What causes drought and why does it persist? We'll discuss this and more today on All Sides with Ann Fisher. Guests:

Our ancient ancestors battled the elements, and were prey as well as predator. Before agriculture, they hunted and gathered their food from what roamed and grew wild. Their lives were short, but the types of food probably weren’t as much of a challenge as the shortage of food. And they didn’t appear to suffer from diabetes, obesity and other food related ailments.

Maintaining "Fluffy's" health can be an expensive task; especially when it's more than just fleas bothering your pet companion. Today we'll talk about answers to your pet ailment questions, and ways that might save you from expensive trips to the vet. Learn how to help your dog, cat, or other animal live a healthy and happy life. Thank you gifts for your donations:

As the cost of health care rises, people often look for more natural ways to maintain good health. We'll discuss  safe and effective therapies from complementary and alternative medicine strategies. Ways in which you can maintain health and wellness with natural-healing wisdom to help prevent against serious illness. Thank you gifts for your donations:

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