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The Health Happens Podcast

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The Health Happens Podcast was born from a desire to take the formal-speak of medicine and make it into something more personal. And something more entertaining, because we can't help that we're so funny. So join us for a coffee, tea, or even a drink while we explore, discuss, and debate the facts (and feelings) of the hottest topics in health and medicine.

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At last, it's leaving potato salad in the Sun Season again! (Just kidding....don't do that please!) But how safe is that lunch meat salad you're eating? Or those eggs? Or even your super healthy leafy geens? Practically everyone has had food... more

Chinese medicine has been around for hundreds of years and used to treat ailments of all types. Can Chinese medicine show us other ways to view and treat some of the common infections we see? Chris says "You bet! That's why we're... more

Human Virome? Whats that you say? Is that even a real thing? Did you know the bacteria in your gut can be infected by viruses and that the foods you eat can change them? Weird. Check this one out to learn about the viruses that live... more

B12 - Should we all be taking this precious red vitamin every few months (or more often) to reach our fullest potential? Which of the four forms is best? And where should my numbers be on lab tests? In a feisty episode, Chris and Mike inject... more

Today! The #1 supplement (probably) in the world, the greasy champion of arteries and brains everywhere, Fish Oil! Okay, you have all heard the sales pitch before...But how good is it, really? Do we really need more omega-3s, or do we... more

Sure, everyone seems to have a bottle of these in their cupboard. And you have probably taken one at some point before. But what's in a multivitamin anyway? Do these things even do anything at all? If they do, who should take a multi... more

Calci…Umhh? Thats right...today we are talking about our good friend calcium. Its great for writing math problems on the board...but as it turns out, our bodies need it too. If it's good for our bones, shouldn't we all be taking it... more

Thyroid medication is the most common prescription in the US. Chris thinks this is insane and gets pretty worked up talking about it. Mike seems much cooler (metaphorically only). Why are so many people taking thyroid medication? Is it... more

Everyone knows cholesterol is a fiendish villian creeping your arteries waiting to take you down, right? Nothing good can possibly come from Cholesterol, right? But wait a minute? don't we need it for our sex hormones, Vitamin D synthesis,... more

Pain. We all get it, but what do we do about it? Treat it, tough through it, pop another Advil or other NDSAID? They help a lot of peopler, sure, but the can come with some pretty significant side effects. Today Chris and Mike talk about... more