Category Archives: Tips from Healthy Matters radio broadcast

Aspirin for people over 70? New science right here.

I know many people who take a daily aspirin in an effort to stay healthy.  I even know many doctors who recommend it.  But you may be surprised to know about what the actual medical science says about aspirin. Back … Continue reading

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Alicia’s incredible story. Read this post, save a life.

Be brave.  That is Alicia’s message. This is undoubtedly the most powerful story we’ve yet told in 10 years of Healthy Matters broadcasts. If you missed last week’s show, you missed a doozy of a personal story.  Alicia Bravo is … Continue reading

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Register here for live audience show “Decade with Dave”

It’s coming fast and seats are almost full!  But, dear friends, you still can RSVP for our live audience Healthy Matters radio broadcast on June 10, 2018 at 7:30 am.  The show will be done “on location” at Hennepin Healthcare’s … Continue reading

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Menopause

Our Healthy Matters show last week focused on menopause. We billed the show as being about “Women’s Health” and as we all know, women’s health is more than menopause.  But I had an expert in the studio and there is … Continue reading

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Quick tips: shingles, dementia & depression, high blood pressure medications

Since you asked . . . here’s another “Quick tips” post from last week’s Healthy Matters broadcast.    I have included links to point you toward reliable information if you want to learn more.  The Internet is full of not-so-reliable … Continue reading

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“Decade with Dave” and Here 4 Health series

Hi, friends!  See that sign in the picture?  Those signs are all over the campus at Hennepin Healthcare.  Let’s just say my co-workers have shown no mercy in teasing me about them. But hey – we have something to celebrate!  I’m … Continue reading

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Women’s heart health: your questions answered

Think men and women are just the same?  No, I didn’t think so.  But when it comes to heart disease, much of what the medical community talks about is focused on men’s heart health.  So on the Healthy Matters radio … Continue reading

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Quick tips: Shingles and pnuemonia shots, blocked coronaries, antibiotics for dental work, HIV test

Hey, friends!  Here’s another “Quick tips” post in which I answer a few of the questions posed by listeners to a recent Healthy Matters radio broadcast.  As is often the case, I can’t get to all the questions, but this week’s grab … Continue reading

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Quick tips: tremors, blood pressure, constipation

Hey, everybody. Some of my most popular posts are these Quick Tips in which I do relatively brief answers to health topics raised by listeners to the Healthy Matters radio broadcasts. This time, I’ll cover these three topics from actual listener questions. … Continue reading

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Learning about depression with psychiatrist Eduardo Colón

Hey, everybody.   Check out this fact:  about 16 million people in the United States will experience an episode of depression every year.  That’s about 7% of the population.  By some estimates, depression is in the top 3 causes of disability (source:  … Continue reading

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