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What Is Functional Medicine?
What is Functional Medicine? Simple: It’s true healthcare. It’s a distinct medical model that promotes wellness and helps both prevent and treat chronic disease. Find out how it differs from the conventional approach.
January 18, 2019
Life Expectancy in the U.S.: Why the Numbers Are Falling
How can you gauge the health and well-being of a population? Overall life expectancy is one key measure. However, life expectancy has been declining in the U.S. How we can turn the tide?
December 21, 2018
CT Scans and Cancer: What Are the Risks?
The doctor orders a CT scan for your recurring abdominal pain. When you ask about radiation, she assures you that the dose is low and that CTs are safe. But are they? Is there a...
October 25, 2018
RHR: A Three-Step Plan to Fix Conventional Healthcare
In today’s podcast interview, I discuss why conventional medicine has failed to address chronic disease and what we can do about it.
November 7, 2017
Has Ancestral Health Gone Mainstream?
Not long ago, the concept of “ancestral health” was met with complete skepticism. But a renewed interest in studying the health of modern hunter–gatherer tribes is signaling a change in conventional thinking.
September 5, 2017
RHR: Three Reasons Why Conventional Healthcare Is Destined to Fail
Healthcare continues to be a debate between political parties. But neither the politicians nor the media are acknowledging the real reasons that healthcare is floundering. How do we change this? Listen in to find out.
August 22, 2017
Two Reasons Conventional Medicine Will Never Solve Chronic Disease
Chronic disease is shortening our lifespan and threatening the health of future generations. Conventional medicine has failed to address it. I outline a new healthcare approach that would more effectively tackle the chronic disease challenge.
June 14, 2017
RHR: Dr. Mark Hyman on the Future of Medicine
Mark and I discuss the failures of conventional medicine, research that supports functional medicine and discovering the underlying roots of illness, and what the future holds for the delivery of care.
February 25, 2016
Pills or Paleo? Preventing and Reversing Acne and Other Skin Problems
Acne and skin problems may not be life-threatening, but they’re associated with depression, anxiety, and social isolation. Paleo offers a safe and effective way to prevent and even reverse them.
January 21, 2015