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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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In a podcast that delivers some of our best laughs the year, Mike and Chris unpack some real and some semi-real listener questions. Like: Isn't Raw Food better? What causes blood in my stool? How many people were probed by... more

Are pets good for your health? Can keeping pets possibly be bad for you? Do the animals we love support our emotional health? Are pets a beneficial treatment for anxiety and depression? And did one of our hosts really just admit to having... more

For decades, we have been told that our genetic code holds the "blueprint" to our health and our lives, so "choose your parents wisely". However, we are now starting to find out that there is an extra layer of control over how genes are... more

ABO anybody? Antibody? This week Mike and Chris break down the Blood Type Diet as written in Dr. Peter D'Adamo's book "Eat Right For Your Blood Type". Can your blood type really influence how you accept and reject different foods? If... more

You down with OCP (Oral Oontraceptive Pill)? Yeah, you know me! Well, so are we, and today we talk about 16 Methods of Birth Control. Yes, there really are that many...I know, we were suprised too! We will discuss the various methods, their... more

Blood, stabbing, witches, grenades! In today's super-spooky Halloween episode, Mike and Chris finally settle the debate about Flu Shots, and inject listeners with facts and opinions. Few topics are discussed and debated as much as the flu... more

What happens when you deprive your body of glucose? Clearly, it doesnt just stop working and starve. Our bodies are inredibly intelligent and well adapted for survival. In these kinds of extreme circumstances, our biology has come up with... more

Doom, Death, total annihilation of the human species! Is the anitibiotic apocalypse sitting beside you on the subway hungrily waiting to take you down? And are there people feeding these things to our livestock? Today Chris and Mike will tell... more

Everybody has heard of acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine and maybe you have even tried it yourself. Although they are growing in popularity, do Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture have a place in our medical... more

We probably all know someone who avoids dairy and isn't lactose intolerant. Some people argue that humans arent designed to drink the milk of other animals; that it is unnatural and bad for us. Are they on to something? Is dairy really bad... more