Interviews with Experts & Guest Posts

Long COVID and Growth Hormone, The Link, with Dr. Randy Urban

Long COVID and Growth Hormone with Dr. Randy Urban

LONG COVID and Growth Hormone: What is the link? Right now, this remains a potential link and more research is required to clearly establish the relationship between growth hormone and LONG COVID. That said, when I stumbled across this story in my search for interesting podcast topics, I found it fascinating: particularly because it all […]

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Fasting-Mimicking Diet and Aging, a Podcast with Dr. Longo

Fasting-Mimicking Diet

What is the fasting-mimicking diet? That is the focus of a recent podcast I recorded, along with its link to lower biological age and disease risk. So far, this has become one of my more popular podcasts, and it makes sense: it seems everyone is interested in fasting and what may slow down the aging […]

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Nature’s Mental Health Benefits, Podcast with Dr. Jay Maddock

Nature's Mental Health Benefits

  On nature’s mental health benefits…does the environment we evolved with protect us from mental anguish? Science suggests it does. On a recent episode of Causes or Cures, I chatted with Dr. Jay Maddock about his research on the scientific link between nature and mental health benefits. The focus is on one of his recently […]

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Sleep and Type 2 Diabetes: A Podcast with Dr. Diana Noga

Sleep and Type 2 Diabetes

  Sleep and Type 2 Diabetes…what is the relationship? Given that we live in a fast-paced, sleep-deprived society where rates of  Diabetes are increasing in younger and younger people, the relationship between sleep and Type 2 Diabetes couldn’t be more relevant. On a recent episode of Causes or Cures, I chatted with Dr. Diana Noga […]

Vaccine for Cancer in Dogs in the Works, with Dr. Mark Mammula

Vaccine for cancer in dogs

A vaccine for cancer in dogs is in the works: check out episode 179 of Causes or Cures! A grim statistic I learned while recording this podcast was that once a dog turns 10, there’s a 1 out of 2 chance that the dog will get cancer. That’s insanely high but not surprising to me. […]

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Universal Antivenom: Using Tim Friede’s Blood to Make It

Venom Expert Tim Friede

Universal antivenom: Is it possible? One company is hoping to make it based entirely off of one man’s blood. Venom Expert Tim Friede recently joined the Causes or Cures Podcast to tell his fascinating story. In this episode of Causes or Cures, I chatted with venom expert Tim Friede about his twenty plus years’ “unusual” journey […]

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The Rapid Benefit of Quitting Smoking at Any Age, with Dr. Prabhat Jha

the rapid benefit of quitting smoking at any age

If you or a loved one is thinking about smoking, please send them this podcast episode, the Rapid Benefit of Quitting Smoking at Any Age. Folks who smoked like chimneys for years and think it’s too late to quit, THIS PODCAST IS FOR YOU. Trust me, if you are struggling to find the motivation to […]

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The Impact of Substance Use on Heart-Related Deaths, with Dr. Dmitry Abramov

The impact of substance use on heart-related deaths, with Dr. Dmitry Abramov

What is the impact of substance use on heart-related deaths? Dr. Dmitry Abramov joined me on a recent episode of Causes or Cures to talk about this. He and his team recently conducted research on this topic and published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. In the podcast, he explains how he did the […]

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People Hide They are Sick, Why? With Dr. Wilson Merrell

A health podcast hosted by Dr Eeks (63)

People hide they are sick, but why do they do it? In a recent episode of Causes or Cures, I chatted with Dr. Wilson Merrell about his recently published research on the percentage of people who hide they are sick with an infectious disease. In the podcast, he discusses who hides the fact that they […]

Fentanyl Causes a New Prenatal Syndrome, with Dr. Erica Fernandes

Fentanyl causes a new prenatal syndrome

Did you know fentanyl causes a new prenatal syndrome? That is what new research shows, and it adds to the despairing toll that fentanyl is taking on our country. When I was growing up, I never heard about fentanyl. Today, you hear about it all the time. I remember a recent, sad case of when […]

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Taxes on Sugar Sweetened Drinks: a Public Health win?

Taxes on Sugar Sweetened Drinks

What are your thoughts on taxes on sugar sweetened drinks? Some folks call it the sugar tax or the soda tax. People tend to have strong feelings about taxation, particularly about taxes that may interfere with personal choice. My guess is how you feel about taxation ties into your personal philosophy on what the role […]

Dr. Paul Sutter on Declining Trust in Science & Fraud

Dr. Paul Sutter

Dr. Paul Sutter joined me on an episode of Causes or Cures to talk about declining trust in science. Do you trust science? Why or why not? And think about what may happen if people don’t know who to trust when it comes to scientific information. You could turn that one scenario into its own […]

Dr. Melanie Jay: All about the New Weight Loss Drugs

Dr. Melanie Jay

  Dr. Melanie Jay, a NY-based obesity expert, joined me on the Causes or Cures podcast to talk all the details on the new and extremely popular weight loss drugs (Wegovy, Ozempic (Semaglutide), Manjaro (Tirzepatide), Zepbound). I did a lot of research in preparation for this podcast and relayed questions provided by my listeners. So […]

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