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    Latest From Dr. Marcum’s Blog

    Understanding the big picture

    A recent report by the National Cancer Institute, and reported in USA Today, has stated that cancer death rates have been falling for at least 25 years. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in America behind cardiovascular disease. This sounds like good news,...

    We do not know

    This last month there have been quite a few articles in the media regarding artificial sweetener. Much of the information has been on the negative side. Some has been defending the artificial substances. I have an opinion for what it is worth. The opinion is, I do not...

    Heart and Mind – Dr James Marcum

    The human heart and the human mind are interconnected in some rather profound ways. Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum examines how our thoughts impact our health and vice-versa. Disease prevention is vital in all areas of the body.

    Heart Health Part 2 – Dr James Marcum

    Life is good. The future looks bright. Then suddenly, an elephant sits on your chest. Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum, answers important questions concerning heart disease; how to survive and, even more important, prevent it!

    Heart Health Part 1 – Dr James Marcum

    Clogged arteries in your body, just like clogged water pipes in your home, mean trouble. Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum, founder/director of Heartwise Ministries, answers listener’s questions about coronary disease and how to prevent it from developing in the first...

    Thrive in Midlife – Stephen Arterburn

    Who am I? Where am I going? What am I doing? What’s the meaning of life? If you’re an adult male over the age of thirty-five or forty, you may have asked yourself those very questions. Counselor Stephen Arterburn provides guidance through the midlife crises.

    Health FAQ – Dr James Marcum

    Cardiologist Dr. James Marcum addresses some of the questions listeners have posted on the heartwiseministsries.org Website; questions concerning taking supplements, dealing with atrial fibrillation, overcoming anxiety, and many others.

    Grass Roots Health – Kathleen Braun

    Sometimes, you just got to go home again. But that doesn’t mean you have to leave behind excellent sources of information and guidance when it comes to healthy living. Kathleen Braun explains. (filledwithplenty@gmail.com)

    Hearts of the Fathers – Charles Crismier

    “Fatherlessness now defines American life and culture.” Pastor, educator, attorney, and broadcaster Charles Crismier discusses the role fathers play in the well-being of their children. (www.saveus.org)

    Rewiring the Brain – Tammy Beasely

    For most, eating food is a natural, comfortable, enjoyable thing to do. But for others, food isn’t something to be savored. Nutritionist Tammy Beasely explores the dangers of eating disorders. (www.castlewoodtc.com)