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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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I feel weak and tired all the time so I must have anemia, right Chris and Mike? Join the fellas for an uproarious discussion about the incredibly common condition Anemia in all its forms. They will discuss:iron supplementation, Vitamin B12 and... more

This week, Chris and Mike discuss food additives. What do all those long words on the ingredient list really mean? How much of them are we actually consuming? Are they bad for us? Are "natural" additives better for you? Topics include:... more

Joined today by obesity and over-eating specialist Dr. Glenn Livingston, our show looks at behaviour modification, why it works and doesn't. Dr. Glenn shares his own personal story including his own struggles with overeating, his... more

In today's unbelievable episode, Michael and Chris discuss EMF (electromagnetic frequencies) and how they may or may not be impacting our health. What are EMFs? Where do they come from and how can we avoid them? What do they... more

Are these guys drinking today? Probably not, but they are talking about drinking, and looking into the possible benefits of alcohol consumption. Are there any? Is there any way to justify one of humankind's favourite things? And does alcohol... more

Should we all do a round of chelation therapy? What is that, anyway? In today’s show Mike brings Chris up to speed on heavy metal removal and the potential uses of chelation therapy for vascular diseases while Chris tries his best not to... more

Bad news for mercury, lead, arsenic and cadmium: turns out they are really, really not good for you. Bad news for us: we are all exposed, and at least one member of this podcast team thinks humankind is doomed for all time (try to... more

Are Mike and Chris psychics (probably), or are there objective ways to observe and understand the signs we see on the surface? Although they take us through what these signs mean for your health, most importantly, they tell us how use... more

This week, the honey-tongued Mike and Choco-frosted Chris de-sugar coat Type 2 Diabetes for us. The causes, complications and natural approaches to managing this extremely common and costly disease. Can we treat it? And... more

What would happen if Mike and Chris went head to head? In their first official debate, the boys will discuss the merits of a Sugar Tax (Sugary Drinks Tax). Mike uses lawyer as a verb and lawyers Chris good. But, as expected, in the... more