Apr 20

Prostate cancer is hard to detect. Current testing only helps detect 70 percent of tumors. New tests may help raise that percentage. Listen in for more info.

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Mar 30

Colon cancer is a leading cause of death, yet it is extremely preventable. If you are over fifty it is recommended that you get checked out.

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Mar 28

Routine mammograms recommendations are different depending on who you talk to. Listen in to see what the differences are, and which ones are best for you.

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Mar 15

Does geographical location correlate with the type of cancer treatment? A recent study shows that they do. Listen in for more information.

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Jan 27

Can the comparative length of your fingers predict disease risk? Heart disease and stroke have been assessed before. This new study looks at prostate cancer risk.

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Jan 25

People tend to ignore their own coughing if they feel relatively healthy. But a persistent, nagging cough could be a sign of serious medical issues. Listen now to learn more.

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Jan 14

Women certainly see the doctor more often than men. But men die sooner. Why are some researchers saying that men are the weaker sex? Listen now!

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Jan 12

The diabetes drug Metformin or Glucophage has been shown to reduce cancer rates by as much as 30%. Great news considering how cheap this drug is. But let’s not put everyone on it quite yet. Listen now.

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Jan 06

BPAFound in everything from baby bottles to contact lenses, tooth sealants to soda can linings, Bisphenol A or BPA is a chemical component of plastics… used to make them more resilient. The chemical is a recognized hormone disruptor, and specifically appears to disrupt estrogen pathways in the body. Recent studies have raised concerns about a potential link between BPA and cancers of the prostate and breast, as well as obesity.

Today, Dr Jim speaks with Dr. Retha Newbold, developmental reproductive biologist for the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences regarding her concerns for human risk with BPA exposure.

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Nov 12

Brain TumorMuch has been made about the potential link between cellphones and brain tumors. Of 19 scientific studies on the subject, 4 show a very weak association. Most scientists believe that the potential for harm is extremely low. But with nearly everyone talking on a cell phone these days, we thought we’d go to the source. This episode Dr Jim interviews Dr Otis Brawley from the American Cancer Society. Their mission is to prevent cancer. Are they sounding the alarm on cell phones? Listen now to learn more…

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