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Olympic Medalist Steve Benjamin Appreciates Dr.Samadi’s Help On Becoming The US Sailing Rolex Yachtsman For 2015
Olympic Medalist Steve Benjamin Appreciates Dr.Samadi’s Help On Becoming The US Sailing Rolex Yachtsman For 2015

Steve Benjamin, a past Olympic medalist, and Annie Haeger, an Olympic hopeful, today were presented the US Sailinga Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the...

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The Importance Of Second Opinions
The Importance Of Second Opinions

Rita Wilson's breast cancer diagnosis highlighting issue
Watch Dr David Samadi and Marc Siegel talk about Breast Cancer and Cancer on Americas News Hq and Sunday Housecall.

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Angelina Jolie Knows Her Risk And Took Action
Angelina Jolie Knows Her Risk And Took Action

Actress has ovaries removed amid cancer fears
Watch Dr David Samadi talk about Cancer and Ovarian Cancer on Fox Friends.

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Breastfeeding: Should I Worry?
Breastfeeding: Should I Worry?

Dr. Samadi addresses the concerns of a new mother who has decided not to breastfeed her baby.  He states that there are a large number of health and developmental benefits to breastfeeding, and that when possible, it is encouraged.  Dr. Samadi and Dr. Siegel also discuss how new types of baby formula approximate breast milk well in terms of vitamins and nutrients.

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The Dangers of Testosterone Replacement Therapy
The Dangers of Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Dr. Samadi discusses the overabundance of new commercials and products targeting men with low testosterone, also called Low-T.  He states that men who are concerned about their testosterone levels should first be evaluated by their doctors to determine if their symptoms are caused by low testosterone, or if other factors could be at play.

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Lost weight, can't put it back on: Should I Worry?
Lost weight, can't put it back on: Should I Worry?

Robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. David Samadi addresses a viewer’s concern about rapid weight loss. There could be a number of reasons for weight loss, from a thyroid condition to cancer. The prostate cancer expert advises going to the doctor if concerned over weight loss.

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National Heart Awareness Month
National Heart Awareness Month

In honor of National Heart Awareness Month, men’s health expert Dr. David Samadi discusses risk factors for heart disease and how to detect symptoms of the condition. Dr. Samadi is a robotic prostate surgeon and urologist in New York.

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Deep vein thrombosis and blood clots: Should I Worry?
Deep vein thrombosis and blood clots: Should I Worry?

Dr. David B. Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in NY discusses the dangers of blood clots and what patients should being doing to take care of them and prevent complications.

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New warning about artificial sweeteners
New warning about artificial sweeteners

Robotic prostate surgeon and prostate cancer expert, David Samadi, MD, discusses a new finding about artificial sweeteners. The study found that the sweeteners negatively affect how the body metabolizes sugar and balances bacteria in the body system.

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Report: Lack of sleep affects memory
Report: Lack of sleep affects memory

Robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. David Samadi discusses the importance of sleep. In this discussion, he talk about how the proper amount of sleep with a regular schedule affects the whole body system.

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Rare virus infecting US children
Rare virus infecting US children

David B. Samadi, MD, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital responds to the recent outbreak of a virus affecting asthmatic children. Dr. Samadi suggests some sanitary practices.

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Colonoscopy coming up: Should I Worry?
Colonoscopy coming up: Should I Worry?

New York Urologist, Dr. David Samadi comments on the importance of having a colonoscopy in order to monitor the health of the colon. Dr. Samadi is a robotic prostate surgeon and expert on men's health.

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Scheduled for an out-patient procedure: Should I Worry?
Scheduled for an out-patient procedure: Should I Worry?

Robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. David Samadi addresses viewer's concerns over having an out-patient procedure, such as an endoscopy. The prostate cancer expert advises that while envy patient is different, there are some patients that may benefit from doing these procedures in a hospital.

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I'm diabetic, but love fruit: Should I Worry?
I'm diabetic, but love fruit: Should I Worry?

Robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. David Samadi addresses a viewer's concerns over consuming fruit with diabetes. The prostate cancer expert advises that the diabetic patient should be aware of the fruit that they are eating and the amount of sugar and those fruits.

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Pregnant women shouldn't eat tuna?
Pregnant women shouldn't eat tuna?

With a recent report advising pregnant women to not eat tuna fish, prostate cancer expert Dr. David Samadi describes the implication of these findings.

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I have strong nausea daily: Should I Worry?
I have strong nausea daily: Should I Worry?

Answering a viewer’s questions about daily nausea, David B. Samadi, MD, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital addresses the cause of the feeling. Dr. Samadi advises that if the nausea is caused by stomach acid, diet changes should be made before taking medication.

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New sleeping pill hailed as 'groundbreaking'
New sleeping pill hailed as 'groundbreaking'

Robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. David Samadi discusses a new sleeping pill that will be on the market soon. The prostate cancer expert talks about the dangers of taking sleeping pills and suggests other, natural sleep aids such as herbal supplements or lifestyle changes to aid in sleep.

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Study: Low-salt diet may do more harm than good
Study: Low-salt diet may do more harm than good

World-renowned robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. David Samadi discusses a new study suggesting that salt can be good for you. The prostate cancer expert advises to not listen to the study and to still limit your salt intake.

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New study on dangers of alcohol abuse
New study on dangers of alcohol abuse

In response to a new study that unveiled that alcohol abuse is on a rapid rise, Dr. David Samadi comments on the implications of this finding. The robotic prostate surgeon reminds viewers that while an occasional drink can have benefits, it is dangerous to consume large amounts of alcohol.

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Report: Fortified cereals may pose risk to kids
Report: Fortified cereals may pose risk to kids

A recent study has found that fortified cereals may be dangerous to children’s health. Robotic prostate surgeon and prostate cancer expert Dr. Samadi comments on the findings, noting that children are now getting too much vitamin A, niacin, and zinc, which could cause other health issues.

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Alarming increase in number of young people smoking hookah
Alarming increase in number of young people smoking hookah

In response to a recent finding that many young people are using hookahs, robotic prostate surgeon Dr. David Samadi discusses the practice. While many users of the hookah believe that it is safer than smoking cigarettes, Dr. Samadi warns that it is not.

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Stunning new report on diabetes
Stunning new report on diabetes

With diabetes diagnoses on the rise, robotic prostate surgeon and NY urologist, Dr. Samadi comments on the condition and the national concern over the health condition. There are 29.1 million Americans with diabetes and 86 million Americans that are pre-diabetic.

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Cold symptoms lingering: Should I Worry?
Cold symptoms lingering: Should I Worry?

Dr. David Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery  discusses the differences between a cold and allergies.  With symptoms of both cold and allergies being shared often times it is difficult to know the difference. Dr. Samadi reminds viewers that it is the length of time that the symptoms have been present that make the difference.

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Report: Smoking is deadlier than 50 years ago
Report: Smoking is deadlier than 50 years ago

New York prostate surgeon David B. Samadi, MD, describes the addictiveness of cigarettes and the damage that it causes to your health.

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Dr. Oz scolded by Congress over weight-loss claims
Dr. Oz scolded by Congress over weight-loss claims

In response to the recent claims of Dr. Oz's that have come under scrutiny, Dr. Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, says that doctors on television need to be careful what they present. Dr. Samadi says that although Dr. Oz has good intentions when trying to help viewers lose weight, there is no magic pill when it comes to weight loss.

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Taking medication but not exercising: Should I Worry?
Taking medication but not exercising: Should I Worry?

When considering heart disease, exercise is an important component to prevention and management. Dr. David Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, comments on the opinion that heart disease is being overtreated with medication. Instead, the robotic prostate surgeon suggests making lifestyle changes in diet and exercise for the management of the disease.

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Health advice for aging fathers
Health advice for aging fathers

Prostate cancer expert David B. Samadi, MD offers tips for maintaining health while aging. To keep the mind, heart and bones healthy, Dr. Samadi says stay active both physically and mentally. He also recommends getting enough sleep as it helps maintains cognitive skills and taking vitamins B12.  

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I had bad sunburns as a child: Should I Worry?
I had bad sunburns as a child: Should I Worry?

Robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. David Samadi discusses viewer concerns over sunburn. In a study by Brown, it was found that having five or more blistering sunburns increased the chance of melanoma in adulthood by 80%. To prevent skin cancer, Dr. Samadi recommends always wearing sunscreen with SPF 50.

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Automotive accidents: How to stay safe, potential injuries
Automotive accidents: How to stay safe, potential injuries

Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC, Dr. Samadi discusses the procedures taken when responding to an automobile accident. For emergency responders, the most important measure taken is to ensure the airway of the passenger is open, spine stabilization, checking for whiplash, and assessing the rest of the body for injuries.

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I've been losing a lot of weight: Should I Worry?
I've been losing a lot of weight: Should I Worry?

Addressing a viewer's concerns over weight loss, prostate cancer expert David Samadi, MD, says that you should visit a doctor to determine the cause of the weight loss. There are many reasons a person could be experiencing rapid weight loss, and it is important to have a doctor's examination as cancer could be the cause of the weight loss.

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Should you go gluten free?
Should you go gluten free?

With the growing popularity of gluten-free diets, NY robotic surgeon Dr. David Samadi, answers questions about these diets changes. The prostate cancer expert advises that if a person does not have celiac disease, they should not remove gluten from their diet. Instead, consult with a physician about the diet that is right for you.

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I don't have a doctor: Should I Worry?
I don't have a doctor: Should I Worry?

Dr. David Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, discusses the importance of having a primary care physician. Dr. Samadi emphasizes that having a regular doctor is important for screening  purposes and continuity of care.

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US sunscreens not up to par?
US sunscreens not up to par?

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. Dr. Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC, talks about the importance of protecting skin from the sun.

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Food safety tips for Memorial Day
Food safety tips for Memorial Day

In light of the recall of 1.8 million pounds of ground beef, Dr. Samadi reminds viewers of proper food handling. When cooking with meat, the robotic prostate surgeon warns against cross-contamination and  advises to cook meat to the proper temperature.

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Swollen feet: Should I Worry?
Swollen feet: Should I Worry?

Addressing concerns over swollen feet, Dr. Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC, advises viewers to not ignore these symptoms. The robotic prostate surgeon urges people to see a doctor about this condition and to not self-diagnose.

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Drinking too much: Should I Worry?
Drinking too much: Should I Worry?

Robotic prostate surgeon, David B. Samadi, MD, discusses the dangers of heavy consumption of alcohol. The CDC recommends that women have no more than eight drinks per week, and men have no more than 15 per week.

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Low levels of Vitamin D linked to chronic pain in men
Low levels of Vitamin D linked to chronic pain in men

Prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi discusses the ways to get more vitamin D into your diet. A Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to several medical conditions, including prostate cancer, breast cancer, and now chronic pain. Many Americans are vitamin D deficient and need to increase intake through either supplements or certain foods.

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Swelling in my groin won't go away: Should I Worry?
Swelling in my groin won't go away: Should I Worry?

New York urologist and robotic prostate surgeon, David Samadi, MD, explains the implications of a swollen groin. For many that visit the prostate cancer expert, a swollen groin could mean a number of things including hernia, kidney stones, penile or testicular cancer, problems with the lymph nodes, or an STD infection. Dr. Samadi recommends visiting a doctor if groin pain does not go away.

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Potential breakthrough in the fight against depression
Potential breakthrough in the fight against depression

David B. Samadi, MD, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in NY, discusses a new study that may lead to an alternative treatment of depression. The study found that the natural hormone ghrelin, also known as the hunger hormone, could be used to help the body fight symptoms of depression.

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Earbuds and bacteria: Should I worry?
Earbuds and bacteria: Should I worry?

Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in NY, Dr. Samadi discusses the growth of bacteria on earbuds. Although the ear canal creates optimal conditions for bacteria growth, there is not a risk of infection while using earbuds. The robotic surgeon does advise to clean earbuds before use.

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Mouthwash linked to cancer risk? Should I Worry?
Mouthwash linked to cancer risk? Should I Worry?

Dr. David Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC, discusses a new study linking mouthwash to cancer. The prostate cancer expert explains that there is alcohol in mouthwash that is possibly causing oral cancer. Dr. Samadi reminds viewers good oral hygiene habits which include brushing and flossing are the best way to keep bacteria out of the mouth.

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Report: Marinating meat with beer reduces cancer risk
Report: Marinating meat with beer reduces cancer risk

David B. Samadi, MD, robotic prostate surgeon talks about a recent study stating marinating beef in beer before grilling could reduce the risk of cancer. Dr. Samadi explains that cooking the meat at a high temperature with charcoal increases the chances of contaminating the meat with carcinogens. Instead, the prostate cancer expert recommends cooking beef over low heat and for a longer period of time.

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Report: Eczema a lifelong illness
Report: Eczema a lifelong illness

Although many believe eczema is a childhood ailment, it is a chronic condition that continues into adulthood. Dr. Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, talks about the condition. For those suffering from eczema, Dr. Samadi suggests making diet changes, staying away from irritants, and keeping the skin hydrated.

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Dr. Siegel's pharmacy do's and don'ts
Dr. Siegel's pharmacy do's and don'ts

Dr. David B. Samadi, prostate cancer expert and robotic surgeon weighs in on the issue of prescription drugs, the over prescribing of them, and self medicating among the population. The robotic prostate surgeon urges people to talk to their pharmacist when taking medications.

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2014 allergy season expected to be harsh
2014 allergy season expected to be harsh

As Spring begins, preparations for the allergy season ahead are already being made. David B. Samadi, MD, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, discusses the impact of the winter precipitation on allergy season and caring for allergy symptoms.

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I’ve been constipated for a week: Should I Worry?
I’ve been constipated for a week: Should I Worry?

Dr. Samadi, NY urologist and robotic prostate surgeon, addresses a viewer's concern over constipation. When dealing with this ailment, Dr. Samadi advises to consider dehydration, fiber intake and disease.

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Dentists worried about anti-fluoride trend
Dentists worried about anti-fluoride trend

With the growing trend moving away from flouride intake, many dentists and doctors, including urologist and robotic prostate surgeon David Samadi, MD, are concerned about the implications of removing this mineral. Fluoride is beneficial to the teeth as it helps protect against cavities.

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Sleep loss can lead to brain damage
Sleep loss can lead to brain damage

New York prostate cancer surgeon, David B. Samadi, MD describes the importance of getting 7 uninterrupted hours of sleep a night. Hormonal changes are known to be caused by a lack of sleep. Dr. Samadi emphasizes good sleep habits, including sleeping in a dark room, going to sleep at the same time each night, and getting a consistent amount of sleep each night.

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Waking up at night to urinate: Should I Worry?
Waking up at night to urinate: Should I Worry?

Dr. David Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, answers questions about frequent urination at night. The prostate specialist advises men to see their urologist if they wake up more than once at night to urinate. An enlarged prostate could be the cause of frequent urination.

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Busting the myth of 'women's diseases'
Busting the myth of 'women's diseases'

Although it may not seem likely, men also suffer from “women's diseases” such as osteoporosis and breast cancer. Dr. Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, speaks about the importance of visiting the doctor for men and being aware of all the health issues that can arrive in both sexes.

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Can certain foods cure headaches?
Can certain foods cure headaches?

Certain foods are known triggers of migraine headaches. Dr. Samadi, robotic prostate surgeon and NY urologist, explains that certain vitamins and supplements, including CoQ10, magnesium and riboflavin, can cure headaches.

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High-protein diet warning
High-protein diet warning

David B. Samadi, MD, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC, discusses the dangers of eating too much protein. While protein is good for your health, too much animal protein introduces too much fat into the diet. The robotic prostate surgeon recommends the consumption of plant protein and fish.

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High blood pressure: Should I Worry?
High blood pressure: Should I Worry?

New York robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. David Samadi, discusses the importance of monitoring blood pressure, knowing your numbers, and the dangers of not managing this “silent killer.” When considering blood pressure, Dr. Samadi insists on looking at all factors, including genetics, ethnicity, lifestyle and diet.

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Report: Doctors' stethoscopes are germ-ridden
Report: Doctors' stethoscopes are germ-ridden

After a recent report stating that stethoscopes carry more bacteria than a physician's hand, Dr. Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, discusses hygiene in the hospital.

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Report: Tylenol linked to ADHD
Report: Tylenol linked to ADHD

A new study has linked the use of acetaminophen during pregnancy to ADHD in children. Dr. Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, advises pregnant women to not take medications without consulting a doctor. Dr. Samadi says to take this type of medication to reduce a fever, which can be very dangerous during pregnancy, but to not take it for headache or pain as it can affect the baby's development.

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The truth about pink eye
The truth about pink eye

David B Samadi, MD, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC, speaks about Bob Costa's eye infection while covering the Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The robotic prostate surgeon discusses types of eye infections, treatment, and how to prevent infection.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder on the rise?
Seasonal Affective Disorder on the rise?

As we are experiencing one of the harshest winters in a long time, robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. Samadi, brings awareness to seasonal depression. Winter conditions can lead to depression as it can cause unbalanced hormones, lowered seratonin levels, and vitamin D deficiencies.

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Recurring nosebleeds: Should I Worry?
Recurring nosebleeds: Should I Worry?

Answering a viewer's question, David B. Samadi, MD, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC,gives advice on how to treat a nosebleed. He also describes when a patient should see a doctor and when concern is needed.

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I only drink distilled water: Should I worry?
I only drink distilled water: Should I worry?

According to New York robotic prostate surgeon, David Samadi, MD, the type of water to drink is tap water used with a carbon-activated filter. Dr. Samadi says that although distilled water has contaminants removed, too many minerals are also removed. Go to water.epa.gov to check the water quality in your area.

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The real face of heroin addiction
The real face of heroin addiction

In the last five years, heroine use has increased by 80%. Dr. David Samadi, Chairman of Urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, comments on this change in the profile of an addict. For many heroine users today, the addiction starts with prescription pain killers with the dependency growing and then driving the user to heroine, a cheaper and highly addictive alternative. Dr. Samadi discusses the importance of talking to your children about addiction and the over prescribing of these gateway drugs.

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I don't brush my teeth everyday: Should I worry?
I don't brush my teeth everyday: Should I worry?

David B. Samadi, MD, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, emphasizes the importance of healthy oral hygiene habits. Due to bacteria that enters the body through bacteria in plaque, there is a higher incidence of heart disease in people with gum disease.

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FDA probes testosterone treatments
FDA probes testosterone treatments

Chairman of Urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York and robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. Samadi discusses the use of testosterone treatments. Dr. Samadi advises men to visit a urologist to have their prostate examined and a PSA test before starting testosterone treatments.

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Are e-cigarettes risk free?
Are e-cigarettes risk free?

With the growing popularity of e-cigarettes, robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. David Samadi disagrees that these are a healthy alternative to smoking. E-cigarettes are not regulated by the FDA and there are varying amounts of nicotine and chemicals in them. As they are appealing to the teenagers, the robotic surgeon believes that they are reintroducing smoking to the younger generation.

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Another norovirus outbreak: Are cruises safe?
Another norovirus outbreak: Are cruises safe?

Amid reports of another cruise ship returning early due to a norovirus outbreak on board, Dr. David Samadi, NY robotic prostate surgeon, discusses the event. In the U.S there are 20 million people a year that are infected with the norovirus bug. The virus is very contagious and can live on many surfaces. The prostate cancer expert comments on the actions of the cruise ship crew and treatment of the virus.

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Can changes to food labels help fight obesity?
Can changes to food labels help fight obesity?

New York robotic prostate surgeon, David B. Samadi, MD discusses changes to food nutrition label that the FDA has proposed. In terms of general health and wellness, the world renowned robotic surgeon says that a color coding system for food could be effective, but people need to be very aware of their diet to make changes to their health and weight.

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Smart, healthy meal alternatives
Smart, healthy meal alternatives

New York Urologist and robotic surgeon Dr. David Samadi talks about eating healthy. To begin to make changes to your diet, the doctor suggests swapping unhealthy items with healthy food choices.

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When your doc's directions differ from the FDA
When your doc's directions differ from the FDA

David B. Samadi, MD, robotic prostate surgeon, talks about the use of over-the-counter medications for certain conditions, such as heartburn and acid reflux. When taking medications, it is always best to consult with your doctor to ensure the proper care and treatment of symptoms.

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Heavy drinking more toxic for men than women?
Heavy drinking more toxic for men than women?

World-renowned robotic surgeon, Dr. David Samadi, describes the dangers of heavy drinking. Among the many dangers of alcohol consumption is damage to the brain. Heavy drinking over a prolonged period of time will damage brain function and interfere with a person's ability to communicate.

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FDA asks doctors to cut down on acetaminophen
FDA asks doctors to cut down on acetaminophen

Dr. Samadi, NYC robotic prostate surgeon, warns people of the dangers of taking acetaminophen. This common pain killer can cause liver damage or liver failure as it can easily accumulate in the body system. The doctor warns of the especially high risk of liver damage when consuming alcohol with acetaminophen in the system.

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New warning about over-the-counter laxatives
New warning about over-the-counter laxatives

David B. Samadi, MD, Chairman of Urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, discusses the use of over-the-counter laxatives and the dangers of taking this medication. It is recommended that these are taken once a day for three days. Dr. Samadi urges people to read the instructions on over-the-counter laxatives and to see a doctor to find the underlying cause of constipation symptoms.

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50 years of tobacco control
50 years of tobacco control

On the 50th anniversary of the Surgeon General warning the American public of the dangers of smoking cigarettes, Dr. David Samadi, urologist and robotic surgeon, discusses the impact of this. The doctor discusses the dangers of smoking, including the risk of lung cancer along with cancer of the bladder and kidneys. Dr. Samadi also urges people to use the smoking hotline 1-800 QUIT NOW, if they or someone they know is looking to quit smoking.

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Critics pan 'Paleo diet'?
Critics pan 'Paleo diet'?

Dr. David Samadi, New York robotic prostate surgeon, discusses the fad diet known as the “Paleo Diet.” Although there are some beneficial healthy eating habits that are a part of this plan, Dr. Samadi concludes that this diet is too fatty and that there is not one diet that is good for every person. The doctors suggests that a person visit a dietician to establish an individualized diet plan to get the best diet results.

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New weapon in war against infectious disease
New weapon in war against infectious disease

New York urologist and robotic surgeon, Dr. David Samadi discusses the benefits of a new test still in the trial stages that will test whether an illness is caused by a bacteria or virus. This new test will test a patient's blood sample and give results in about one hour, an advantage over the current 12-hour waiting period for similar testing.

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Staying safe in freezing temperatures
Staying safe in freezing temperatures

With the cold weather the nation has been experiencing, David Samadi, MD, Chairman of Urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC, warns viewers of the dangers of these frigid temperatures. Among the dangers of being exposed to such cold temperatures are frostbite and hypothermia. Warning signs and treatment are also reviewed.

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Vaccines without needles?
Vaccines without needles?

In light of testing a needle-free vaccine, Dr. Samadi, NY robotic prostate surgeon, highlights the advantages that a vaccine without a needle could have. The new vaccines would be administered through a patch, which will better preserve vaccines and be less painful for patients.

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Impact of energy drinks on the heart
Impact of energy drinks on the heart

In light of a new study on the effects of energy drinks on the heart, Dr. David Samadi, Chairman of Urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, discusses the findings. Energy drinks are not regulated by the FDA, which has lead to a wide variety of unregulated caffeine amounts in each drink. The effect of increased heart rate caused by this high amount of caffeine can actually damage the heart.

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FDA seeks to eliminate trans fats
FDA seeks to eliminate trans fats

With growing national awareness of the negative effects of trans fats, the FDA is looking to eliminate the ingredient from foods. Dr. Samadi, New York urologist and robotic surgeon, talks about achieving a healthier population by eliminating trans fats and thus reducing heart disease.

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What does the spleen do?
What does the spleen do?

Dr. David Samadi, Chairman of Urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, describes the spleen's function in the body. The necessity of the organ is discusses along with the dangers of a ruptured spleen.

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Dick Cheney opens up about heart surgery
Dick Cheney opens up about heart surgery

After the recent release of the former Vice President's book about his experience with heart disease and heart surgery, Dr. Samadi, world-renown robotic surgeon, discusses heart disease. Dr. Samadi addresses the influence certain factors, such as family history and smoking, has on the likelihood of having heart disease. Also on topic is the role technology plays in health care.

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The health benefits of tea
The health benefits of tea

David B. Samadi, MD, New York robotic prostate surgeon, weighs in on the health benefits of drinking tea. While there are still studies being conducted, it has been found that the vitamins, flavanoids, and antioxidants in tea have positive effects on bone health, behavior, concentration, and can even reduce the risk of cancer, including prostate cancer.

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Foods to avoid with a gastric ulcer
Foods to avoid with a gastric ulcer

When diagnosed with an ulcer, diet plays a major role in care and treatment of the condition. Dr. Samadi, Chairman of Urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, explains the importance of staying healthy and making diet changes, such as avoiding acidic foods, to care for a gastric ulcer.

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FDA phasing out antibiotics in animal meat
FDA phasing out antibiotics in animal meat

NY urologist and robotic prostatectomy expert, David B. Samadi, MD talks about news regarding the FDA phasing out the use of antibiotics in meat. In the U.S., 80% of antibiotics are used on beef cows. Dr. Samadi discusses the long-term effects of this antibiotic usage.

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New treatments for common autoimmune diseases
New treatments for common autoimmune diseases

New York prostate surgeon and robotics expert, David B. Samadi, MD advocates for changes in diet and healthier eating in the long-term treatment of autoimmune diseases. Treatment of autoimmune diseases traditionally involved steroids to temporarily relieve symptoms, but new approaches to are looking to stop immune cells from attacking the body system.

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Meningitis outbreak hits second college campus
Meningitis outbreak hits second college campus

After a fourth case of meningitis has been reported on a second U.S. campus, David Samadi, MD discusses the situation and the health concerns of the public. Dr. Samadi advises college students and parents of college students to seek medical attention if headache, high fever, or stiff neck are experienced. Meningitis tends to spread among people in close contact, such as on a college campus, and can have very severe effects if not treated in its early stages.

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Cell phones: Should I worry?
Cell phones: Should I worry?

David B. Samadi, MD, comments on research about the health risks of cell phone usage and radio frequency waves. Some experts advise holding a cell phone at least two inches away from the head. Dr. Samadi suggests that texting may be a healthier option and that children should avoid cell phone use.

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How to recover from a Thanksgiving food binge
How to recover from a Thanksgiving food binge

Dr. David Samadi talks about how to get your body back on track after indulging in the holiday meal. Discussed is what to eat the next day and the benefit of going to the gym and drinking lots of water.

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Study: Sleep helps cure depression
Study: Sleep helps cure depression

David Samadi, MD, discusses the importance of sleep as a possible cure for depression. A new study found curing insomnia may help depression. Dr. Samadi speaks of how insomnia is now more identified as a disease, rather than a symptom. He talks about the dangers of not getting enough sleep on overall health. Also on topic is the possibility that if insomnia is cured then medication for depression may not have to be prescribed.

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Dramatic shift in fight against high cholesterol
Dramatic shift in fight against high cholesterol

David B. Samadi, MD, explains new guidelines for high cholesterol risk factors that now say use of cholesterol lower drugs, statins, should be determined based on heart disease risk factors. Roughly one in three American adults have high cholesterol. Increased exercise and diet improvements are suggested as the best starting point for managing cholesterol. Statin side effects are also discussed.

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Study: Vitamins don't prevent heart disease or cancer
Study: Vitamins don't prevent heart disease or cancer

David Samadi, MD, shares the results of 24 major studies indicating that vitamins do not help in the prevention of heart disease or cancer. He highlights vitamins that are still considered useful, such as Vitamin D and Calcium, which can help reduce the risk of colon cancer. Dr. Samadi also mentions vitamins to avoid, those shown to increase risk of prostate cancer and lung cancer. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/SamadiMD

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Matt Lauer and Al Roker undergo prostate exams
Matt Lauer and Al Roker undergo prostate exams

New York prostate cancer surgeon and robotics expert, David B. Samadi, MD, joins the Today Show’s Matt Lauer and Al Roker to discuss the importance of prostate cancer screening and the PSA test. Dr. Samadi, Lauer’s long-time urologist, performs prostate exams - DREs (digital rectal exams) - on Matt and Al, demonstrating how quick and painless the test really is. In just 34 seconds Dr. Samadi can detect any irregularities in the prostate. Learn more about prostate cancer screening with David B. Samadi, MD at http://www.roboticoncology.com/

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How an ordinary infection can turn deadly
How an ordinary infection can turn deadly

David B. Samadi, MD, discusses how untreated infections can ultimately spread to the blood. The risk of septic shock comes when the immune system kicks into overdrive and fights healthy cells and organs in addition to the infection. Early treatment is critical, stresses Dr. Samadi, as sepsis is deadly in 75 percent of cases.

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Should I worry about Daylight Saving Time?
Should I worry about Daylight Saving Time?

Dr. David Samadi answers viewer questions about the health risks of changing the clocks back one hour for Daylight Saving Time. In the fall, he says, there may actually be health benefits gained by an extra hour of sleep. The spring clock change is associated with greater health risks, including increased risk of migraines and even heart attack.

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FDA targeting prescription drug shortages
FDA targeting prescription drug shortages

The FDA recently highlighted a major shortage in prescriptions drugs. David B. Samadi, MD, reassures viewers that the FDA is pressuring drug manufacturers to increase production to meet demand. A new drug-sharing website is now available to hospitals in attempt to rectify regional drug shortages. Dr. Samadi strongly encourages patients not to purchase drugs online from overseas.

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Why are healthy kids dying from flu complications?
Why are healthy kids dying from flu complications?

Deadly flu complications in children are discussed in this segment. Dr. David Samadi talks about medical complications associated with the flu, such as pneumonia. The CDC recommends flu shots for everyone over the age of six months. Dr. Samadi clarifies that the flu shot is not a live virus vaccination, but the nasal spray is. You will not get the flu from the nasal spray, but you might experience minor symptoms. He also stresses that there is no data proving a connection between the flu shot and autism.

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Are almonds the perfect snack?
Are almonds the perfect snack?

A new study suggests that eating a handful of almonds may be the perfect snack. Dr. Samadi shares that almonds are an excellent source of protein, iron, calcium, phosphorus, and B vitamins. New research suggests that snacking on a handful of almonds each day could reduce risk of heart disease by 50% and even shrink belly fat.

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Heart palpitations: When should you worry?
Heart palpitations: When should you worry?

David Samadi, MD explains the causes of heart palpitations. Stress, coffee, and dehydration are leading causes of heart palpitations, and are not typically cause for alarm. You should discuss heart palpitations with your doctor and explain how and when they occur. More than six heart palpitations per minute warrants a call to your doctor.

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Researchers raise concerns about BPA and breast cancer
Researchers raise concerns about BPA and breast cancer

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In this segment Dr. Samadi discusses the connection between BPA found in plastic bottles and breast cancer. The FDA is now regulating the absence of BPA in baby bottles and baby products.

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Salmonella outbreak sickens nearly 300
Salmonella outbreak sickens nearly 300

David Samadi, MD talks about the recent salmonella outbreak that has affected more than 300 people across 20 plus states. Patients must be cautious about dehydration following a salmonella infection. A salmonella infection can take 2-3 days to result in symptoms and often goes away on its own.

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Feeling chilly? Is it the weather, hypothyroidism or both?
Feeling chilly? Is it the weather, hypothyroidism or both?

Feeling cold when those around you are warm could be a sign of hypothyroidism. Women, especially those over 60, are most likely to have hypothyroidism. Thyroid hormones can easily be tested, explains Dr. Samadi. Medication and diet can be used to manage thyroid conditions.

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Bottom's up? Beer may be good for you
Bottom's up? Beer may be good for you

A new report suggests beer may actually be good for your health. The high silicon content in beer can help bone growth. Beer may also lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and possibly certain cancers. Fiber and antioxidants in beer are also beneficial. Dr. Samadi explains that one 12 oz. can of beer, no more than five days per week, may provide some health benefits.

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Study: Breastfeeding concerns common for new moms
Study: Breastfeeding concerns common for new moms

Dr. Samadi discusses recent statistics about breastfeeding among new moms. In the U.S., only 16 percent of U.S. babies are exclusively breastfed for the first six months. Dr. Samadi highlights the health benefits of breast milk, particularly in the first few days of a baby’s life.

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Report: Blueberries, red grapes boost immune system
Report: Blueberries, red grapes boost immune system

Dr. Samadi encourages viewers to eat more blueberries and red grapes by sharing their many health benefits. Blueberries help with urinary tract infections (UTIs), boosting immunity, digestion, memory, and even reducing belly fat.

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Study questions brain benefit of omega-3s
Study questions brain benefit of omega-3s

Dr. Samadi shares a recent study that found omega-3s, the acids found in fatty fishes and nuts, do not boost brain function later in life. They can help reduce inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis and can also help with depression. A separate study showed high doses of omega-3 fatty acid can increase a man’s risk of prostate cancer by as much as 70 percent.

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'Tis the season for fall allergies
'Tis the season for fall allergies

Fall allergies are primarily caused by mold and ragweed that is loaded with pollen. It’s also possible for environmental allergies triggered by ragweed to cause temporary food allergies. Dr. Samadi explains how histamines trigger allergic reactions, plus some tips for reducing exposure.

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Myths around breakfast and weight
Myths around breakfast and weight

A new study indicates that eating breakfast may not help you lose weight. Dr. Samadi clarifies that the body needs a complete breakfast to prevent sugar drops and carbohydrate consumption later in the day. He recommends coffee, antioxidants, berries, fiber, fruit, oatmeal, and other healthy choices.

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CDC: One in four deaths from heart disease could be avoided
CDC: One in four deaths from heart disease could be avoided

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America and a new study suggests it could be preventable. Dr. Samadi shares the seven secret codes to improving your lifestyle for heart health: A – plenty of Activity, B – control Blood pressure, C – monitor Cholesterol, D – healthy Diet, E – End smoking, F – fat and obesity prevention, and G – reduce Glucose level and sugar consumption.

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Dangers lurking in your lipstick?
Dangers lurking in your lipstick?

Dr. Samadi talks about the prevalence of metals in lipstick formulas, including cadmium, cobalt, aluminum, copper, nickel, and chromium. Many of these metals are linked to dangerous health conditions such as heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and cancers. Those who reapply lipstick 10-15 times per day may be at risk, but a moderate 3-4 times per day is believed to be safe.

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Managing irritable bowel syndrome
Managing irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects 35 million Americans and is the most common gastrointestinal issue. IBS symptoms are discussed, as well as treatment for irritable bowel syndrome. Stress, dairy, and fatty foods are named as triggers for IBS. Dr. Samadi explains the difference between IBS and inflammatory bowel diseases such as chrohn’s disease and ulcerative bowel disease.

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Obesity more deadly than first thought?
Obesity more deadly than first thought?

Dr. Samadi discusses new research indicating that obesity and associated secondary problems account for 18% of all deaths. Obesity is defined in this segment, as well as the dangers of excess belly fat.  

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Heart disease without a history?
Heart disease without a history?

Dr. Samadi discusses heart disease, the number one killer in men and women, and George W. Bush’s recent heart surgery. Angioplasty and cardiac stents are used to treat blocked arteries in the heart. The Mediterranean diet and regular exercise can help improve heart health, but may not prevent the need for a stent. Those with cardiac risk factors and highly active lifestyles should undergo stress tests to monitor heart wellness.

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Fruit and vegetable prescription program helps fight obesity
Fruit and vegetable prescription program helps fight obesity

Doctors prescribing 'health bucks' to help families buy produce. The prescription is based on specific needs of each patient and includes customized diet that helps to develop healthy lifestyle and prevent diseases.

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Shocking study on steroid use among US teenagers
Shocking study on steroid use among US teenagers

In light of Alex Rodriguez’s steroid scandal, Dr. Samadi discusses shocking findings that nearly 2 million teens have used anabolic steroids. Steroids affect muscles, the heart, risk of liver cancer, fertility, and even male and female characteristics.

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Cold sores: prevention and treatment
Cold sores: prevention and treatment

Dr. Samadi explains the incurable herpes simplex 1 virus that causes painful cold sores. He advises using Zovirax cream as soon as you sense the onset of a cold sore. He also encourages eating yogurt and other foods rich in Lichen. Lichen tablets are also available. Avoid chocolate, cocoa, and rice during an outbreak.

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Can you stabilize wild swings in blood pressure?
Can you stabilize wild swings in blood pressure?

Dr. Samadi provides tips for monitoring blood pressure and assessing fluctuations in blood pressure. Managing blood pressure and taking medication properly are crucial to preventing stroke. Diet, stress, sleep issues, and other lifestyle factors can impact blood pressure, as well.

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Impact high heat can have on your health
Impact high heat can have on your health

Dr. Samadi discusses recent high temps and the impact of heat index on the body’s ability to sweat and stay cool. Avoid hyperthermia with air conditioning, cool showers, and plenty of ice water. Caution should be taken with the elderly and children. Dr. Samadi reminds that leaving children in the car is extremely dangerous.

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Report: Aspirin only effective for some patients
Report: Aspirin only effective for some patients

Nearly 60 million Americans take aspirin every day to prevent heart attack and stroke but a new study finds it may not fully effective for everyone. Are you part of the group that responds to aspirin or not? Is aspirin for everyone? Watch the video to learn more...

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Do trendy cleanses help or harm the body?
Do trendy cleanses help or harm the body?

New trend in the weight loss battle - does cleansing have medical benefits?
Is a well balanced diet based on fresh fruit and vegetables more beneficial than cleansing? Dr. Samadi suggests his own longevity formula. Watch the video to learn more...

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Study: High-carb meals may trigger cravings
Study: High-carb meals may trigger cravings

The primary function of carbohydrates, "carbs," is to provide energy for the brain and nervous system. Foods high in carbohydrates include white bread, pasta, white rice, cereals, and potatoes. Research finds that foods high in carbohydrates can make you feel hungry shortly after eating and create blood sugar swings, which lead to diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and other health complications.

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Study: Fish oil linked to prostate cancer
Study: Fish oil linked to prostate cancer

Millions of American men take fish oil dietary supplements that are abundant with Omega-3 to improve overall health, reduce cholesterol and heart disease risks, and other benefits. A new study links large fish oil consumption with an increased risk of developing lethal prostate cancer. Men that take fish oil supplements should consider it a medication and the daily dosage amounts should be discussed with a doctor. Normal fish oil dosages can improve a man's health; however, high dosages can lead to prostate cancer. Watch the video to learn more about safely incorporating fish oil with Omega-3 in your diet.

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Study: Severe concussions in teens more common
Study: Severe concussions in teens more common

Dr. Samadi discussion alarming new research showing 1 in 5 teens has suffered from a traumatic brain injury. Even more severe than concussions, these under-reported brain injuries can impact school performance and social interactions, and can even lead to increased use of drugs and alcohol.

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Panel urges all baby boomers to screen for Hepatitis C
Panel urges all baby boomers to screen for Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a silent killer and leading cause of liver disease. Dr. Samadi urges those born between 1945-1965, those who received a blood transfusion prior to 1992, and those who used injectable drugs to be screened for Hepatitis C. There is a cure for this disease, but untreated it accounts for 30% of liver transplants.

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How to stay safe during a heat wave
How to stay safe during a heat wave

With high temperatures across the country, Dr. Samadi shares tips for remaining healthy during heat waves. High humidity and high heat prevents the body from naturally cooling itself. Drink more water, take cool showers, dress very lightly, and avoid excessive exercise. Watch for dizziness, increased heart rate, and lack of concentration that can indicate dehydration.

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Is obesity a disease?
Is obesity a disease?

Dr. Samadi announces the news that obesity has officially been declared a disease. Obesity is an epidemic in the United States where 1 in 3 adults are considered overweight or obese. There is significant evidence linking obesity and belly fat to various types of cancer and other severe medical conditions.

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Catch a flight, catch a cold
Catch a flight, catch a cold

Dr. Samadi shares findings of a new study on in-flight medical emergencies. The good news is that 50% of flights were found to have a doctor on board and 20% had a nurse. Fainting is the most common issue, often due to low oxygen in the air and dehydration. Dr. Samadi encourages travelers to drink lots of water, not alcohol, and get up and move around during long flights.

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Memorial-Day-100K Mountain Bike Ride with Former President Bush
Memorial-Day-100K Mountain Bike Ride with Former President Bush

Former President George Bush sponsors annual 100k mountain bicycle ride on his ranch in Texas. The event consisting of a challenging mountain bicycle ride with President Bush and US war veterans is symbolic of the courage, spirit, and sacrifices made by people serving our nation.

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Exercise and Health
Exercise and Health

Dr Samadi world renowned prostate cancer surgeon joins the Fox News team to talk about the health benefits of regular exercise.  Exercising three times a week can have dramatic effects on your health such as strengthening your immune system and releasing hormones that you typically receive when eating chocolate.    

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The Good Fats
The Good Fats

With so many fad diets and cleanses on the market it's hard to understand the proper components of healthy eating, fortunately Dr David Samadi joins the Fox team to discuss the healthy fats we all love and you need.  Its not all burgers and fries, unsaturated fats in salmon, avocado and olive oil are all very good for your body's ability to absorb vitamins and cell division.        

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Alcohol Awareness Month
Alcohol Awareness Month

Dr Samadi joins the Fox News team to discuss the adverse affects of alcohol consumption and new research that suggest a possible cancer alcohol link.  3% of all cancer deaths may be related to alcohol consumption and alcohol is involved in 75% of domestic violence cases.  Dr Samadi urges you as always, to drink in moderation.    

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Heart Disease and High Blood Pressure
Heart Disease and High Blood Pressure

Nearly 30% of Americans are suffering from high blood pressure which can lead to heart attack and stroke.  Unhealthy lifestyles are primary responsible for this epidemic level of disease and very simple dietary choices can dramatically reduce your risk of serious complications.  

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Tips to Quit Smoking
Tips to Quit Smoking

Dr David Samadi appears on Fox News to discuss successful strategies for those who want to quit smoking.  20% of American adults are addicted to cigarettes and stopping now is the best way to avoid serious long term health issues such as cancer and high blood pressure.

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Hearing Loss Prevention
Hearing Loss Prevention

Dr Samadi appears on Fox News to discuss the causes of hearing loss and the various treatments available.  There are many preventative steps you can take to preserve the hearing you have and not exposing yourself to noise above 80 db is extremely beneficial.

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Babies Being Fed Solids Too Early
Babies Being Fed Solids Too Early

A new warning from the CDC suggest that many mothers are introducing solid food into their children's diets too early.  While baby food is more expensive, it's also designed for growing bodies.  The immune system of a child is not fully developed and serving them solid food when the bacteria in their stomach is not fully developed may put them at risk.

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Spring Check-Ups
Spring Check-Ups

Dr Samadi appears on Fox and Friends to recommend springtime check-ups for cholesterol and blood pressure.  As always he stresses the importance of regularly tracking your health and maintaining healthy eating and exercise habits.

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Liposuction
Liposuction

Dr Samadi appears on Fox News to talk about the appropriate use of liposuction.  As always, Dr Samadi reminds viewers that the most important factor when considering a surgeon for a procedure is their experience.
  

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Dementia on the Rise
Dementia on the Rise

Dr Samadi joins the Fox News team to discuss the rising rates of dementia in the elderly.  With cognitive decline generally irreversible we need to deal with Alzheimer's in a preventative way.  Diet, exercise, and genetic disposition all play a role in an individuals potential for developing this terrible disease.  

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A Red Wine Miracle?
A Red Wine Miracle?

Dr Samadi joins the Fox News team to discuss new findings that suggest the compound resveratrol, found in red wine has anti aging properties.  Found in the skin of grapes, resveratrol activates an enzyme that assists with DNA repair and work is currently underway to develop a daily supplement.      

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Knowing Your Doctor
Knowing Your Doctor

Dr Samadi shares his thoughts on choosing the best physician for you.  Like any relationship communication is incredibly important.  Finding a doctor who listens and takes his time is a good measure of his or her professionalism.

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72 is the new 30
72 is the new 30

A new study out of Germany highlights the fact that humans are living longer and longer thanks to improved sanitation and medicine.  As always healthy habits such as a balanced diet and regular exercise can greatly improve your quality of life.

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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March is colon cancer awareness month, a simple colonoscopy can effectively screen for signs of the otherwise symptomless cancer.  

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The Mediterranean Diet
The Mediterranean Diet

Dr Samadi appears on Fox News to talk about a landmark study that shows a Mediterranean diet can lower the risk of heart disease by 30%.  Salmon, nuts, fruits and vegetables can be healthy alternatives to red meat, greatly reducing your risk of heart complication.

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Health Issues Linked to a Lack of Sleep
Health Issues Linked to a Lack of Sleep

Dr Samadi appears on Fox News to discuss the correlation between poor cardiovascular health and lack of sleep.  He reminds viewers that a regular schedule that includes between 6 and 8 hours of sleep is ideal.

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Concern Over Sports Hernias
Concern Over Sports Hernias

We're all urged to go out and get exercise over the weekend but sports hernias are a cause for growing concern.  A sports hernia is a tear in the muscle structure and surgery is the only option for treatment.

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Salt Consumption and Health
Salt Consumption and Health

A new observational study links salt consumption and health.  The average American consumes 3.6 grams of salt a day, the CDC recommends that we cut that down to 2 grams a day.

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Staying Healthy Over Vacation
Staying Healthy Over Vacation

Vacation can be relaxing this time of year but you don't want your time off to be spoiled by illness.  You can easily avoid common surface transmission with some of these simple tips.

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Troubling Alcohol Data
Troubling Alcohol Data

Dr Samadi shares some frightening alcohol statistics and gives valuable information for those who suffer form alcohol addiction.

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The Gluten Free Diet
The Gluten Free Diet

Dr Samadi appears on Fox News to talk about the new diet craze sweeping the nation.  Many tout the health benefits of going Gluten free but how true are these claims and how easy is it to completely cut gluten from you diet.

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How to Start the Day Right
How to Start the Day Right

Dr Samadi appears on Fox News to talk about the importance of healthy routines and the best way to maximize the efficiency of every morning.  

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Caffeine Consumption in Kids
Caffeine Consumption in Kids

Caffeine consumption in kids and teens in on the rise thanks to the growing popularity of energy drinks...

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Staying Healthy During the Big Game
Staying Healthy During the Big Game

With the Super Bowl Sunday Dr Samadi would like to remind avid fans that you can have fun and be healthy by exercising moderation...

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Fast Food Linked to Autism
Fast Food Linked to Autism

We all know the health benefits of fast food are limited but could it be linked to increased rates of asthma?  A new study shows asthma rates are roughly 20% higher in individuals who regularly consume fast food.

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Stress Relieving Food
Stress Relieving Food

Dr. Samadi appears on fox news to talk about the various stress relieving properties of your favorite dishes.  He goes on to offer helpful advice for indulging in your comfort food while remaining healthy.  

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Boosting Your Testosterone
Boosting Your Testosterone

Dr. Samadi appears on Fox News to talk about declining testosterone levels and different tactics for raising yours.  Exercise and healthy eating can make a wealth of difference when trying to minimize the natural decline of testosterone with age and in certain cases testosterone supplements can provide amazing results.

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The Health Benefits of Alcohol
The Health Benefits of Alcohol

Dr. Samadi joins Fox News to discuss the varying health benefits of different types of alcohol.  As always Dr Samadi stresses the importance of moderation, however certain studies do suggest that bourbon and tea can help you overcome a cold, wine can help curb the risk of cancer and beer has been associated with a higher resistance to certain viruses.  

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Predicting Obesity in Children
Predicting Obesity in Children

British researchers release new findings that highlight several risk factors for obesity in children.  Dr. Samadi discusses healthy lifestyle choices and the best way to interpret this new formula when making informed decisions regarding your children's health.

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Unemployment & Health
Unemployment & Health

Dr David Samadi appears on Fox News to talk about a shocking new study that draws a strong connection between unemployment and an elevated risk of heart attacks.  While a variety of factors contribute to this statistic there are steps you can take to minimize your risk factors.  

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Teens using Muscle Enhancers
Teens using Muscle Enhancers

Dr Samadi discusses a new survey that indicates a rising numbers of teens are using muscle enhancers.  He explores the health implications associated with this practice and concerns he has about teens worried only about looking fit.

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Flu Myths During Flu Season
Flu Myths During Flu Season

Dr David Samadi appears on Sunday Housecall and debunks some of the more common flu shot myths in an effort to educate people on the benefits of getting vaccinated.

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Foods That Help You Sleep
Foods That Help You Sleep

Dr Samadi joins Fox News to talk about healthy sleeping habits and foods that will help you get a good nights sleep.  Milk, turkey, tea and cherries all can assist in relaxing your body to ease you into healthy sleeping habits.

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Medical History Matters
Medical History Matters

Dr Samadi, world renowned robotic prostate cancer surgeon, appears on Fox News to talk about the importance of communication with your Doctor.  He stresses the value of a patients medical history and how knowing one's family medical history can be extremely helpful when diagnosing and treating a patient.

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The Signs of Heart Disease
The Signs of Heart Disease

Dr Samadi appears of Fox News to talk about the signs of Heart Disease, the leading cause of death in American men and women.  He explores the various ways to interpret your risk factors and the best steps for minimizing them.

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Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy
Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy

With Halloween right around the corner, Dr. David Samadi offers up advice on minimizing the unhealthy elements associated with the holiday.  

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The Benefits of a Yearly Check-up?
The Benefits of a Yearly Check-up?

A new study suggests that the value of a yearly physical may be overstated for healthy adults.  Dr. David Samadi discusses the importance he places on these yearly visits and the inherent worth of a preventative care model of medicine.

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Staying Healthy Durring Flu Season
Staying Healthy Durring Flu Season

It's flu season and Dr. Samadi has great tips for avoiding common causes of infection.  Cleaning your cell phone, avoid coughing into your hands, there are many common sense steps that can dramatically limit your exposure to bacteria.

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Cholesterol Levels Drop
Cholesterol Levels Drop

Dr. Samadi appears on Fox News to talk about newly released statistics that indicate the average level of cholesterol is starting to drop.  He explores the function and behavior of good cholesterol and bad cholesterol and outlines steps you can take to lower yours.

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Coping With Eating Disorders
Coping With Eating Disorders

Dr. Samadi addresses the growing number of individuals diagnosed with eating disorders and doles out advice on overcoming the affliction.

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The Link Between Stress and Your Health
The Link Between Stress and Your Health

Dr. Samadi appears on Fox News to discuss the link between stress and health.  He offers simple tips to promote a healthy lifestyle by limiting stress.

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Smoking Linked to Memory Loss
Smoking Linked to Memory Loss

Dr. David Samadi discusses a new study linking smoking to memory loss as well a host of other health problems.

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Shingles Vaccination With Flu Shot
Shingles Vaccination With Flu Shot

Dr. David Samadi, leading robotic prostate surgeon, encourages adults over age 60 to get a flu shot and shingles vaccine shot on the same day.

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Peanut Allergy In Children
Peanut Allergy In Children

Prostate cancer surgeon, Dr. David Samadi, talks about the prevalence of nut allergies in kids. Up 18% over the last decade, peanut allergies affect 8% of kids in the U.S.

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Flu Shot & ER Changes For Kids
Flu Shot & ER Changes For Kids

World-renowned prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi, highlights some exciting new changes in how emergency room doctors are diagnosing and treating children.

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What Milk is Right for You?
What Milk is Right for You?

Dr. David Samadi, leading robotic prostatectomy surgeon discusses the many different types of milk and the health benefits associated with each.  

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Freshman Fifteen Tips
Freshman Fifteen Tips

Leading robotic prostatectomy surgeon, Dr. David Samadi, talks about the dreaded freshman 15 and suggest low calorie options, regular exercise, and adequate sleep as the best prevention strategies for weight gain.
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Treat High Blood Pressure At Source
Treat High Blood Pressure At Source

Dr. David Samadi, the nation’s top prostate cancer surgeon, stresses the importance of addressing high blood pressure at the cause.

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Killer Cantaloupe
Killer Cantaloupe

Dr. Samadi, world renowned prostate cancer expert talks about the latest batch of contaminated cantaloupe hitting the shelves and common sense when it comes to keeping a clean kitchen.

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Fast Food and Healthy Meals
Fast Food and Healthy Meals

Dr. Samadi discusses the new push by fast food chains to offer healthier alternatives for the diet conscious customer on the go.

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Foods That Protect Your Skin
Foods That Protect Your Skin

Dr. David Samadi talks about foods that are beneficial to the largest organ, the skin.

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The Health Effects of Egg Yolk
The Health Effects of Egg Yolk

Dr. David Samadi discusses a new study exploring the health effects of egg yolks and compares it's effect to that of cigarettes.

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Healthy Vitamins
Healthy Vitamins

Dr. David Samadi, gives a quick rundown of the most important vitamin supplement for men and women. He encourages women to take extra Calcium and Vitamin D.

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Quick Weight Loss Changes
Quick Weight Loss Changes

Prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi, gives a quick checklist of small changes you can make each day for a big impact on your weight loss efforts.

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Detecting Disease In Bad Breath
Detecting Disease In Bad Breath

Dr. David Samadi, leading prostate cancer surgeon, touches on new research exploring the use of nanotechnology for disease detection in breath.

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Ask The Doctor – In Person
Ask The Doctor – In Person

Dr. David Samadi, robotic prostatectomy surgeon, provides a warning against seeking medical advice online for purposes of self-diagnosis.

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Have More Sex
Have More Sex

Dr. David Samadi, urges viewers to have more sex to lower their risk of prostate cancer.

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Lyme Disease Treatment
Lyme Disease Treatment

Dr. David Samadi, robotic prostate surgeon, answers a viewer email regarding chronic lyme disease and its neurological affects. The viewer sites years of lyme disease symptoms including ADHD, OCD, and a significant impact on mood and anxiety level.

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How Can I Sleep Better?
How Can I Sleep Better?

Dr. David Samadi, world prostate cancer expert, runs through a quick list of foods that help you sleep better. Anything that increases your tryptophan and melatonin levels is encouraged.

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Are Health Foods Really Healthy?
Are Health Foods Really Healthy?

Prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi, shares some tips and cautions about prepackaged health foods. He reminds viewers that all natural products like water, fruit, and veggies are always best.

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Exercise Safety During High Heat
Exercise Safety During High Heat

Dr. David Samadi, leading NY prostate surgeon, cautions viewers about the dangers of exercising in high heat conditions and during a high heat index. Dehydration, exhaustion, and heat stroke are among the major concerns.

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Men And Stress
Men And Stress

Prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi, gives men advice on dealing with and reducing stress. Men indicate finances, family, relationships, and job stability as their top causes of stress.

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Infertility in Your 20’s
Infertility in Your 20’s

Dr. David Samadi, top prostate cancer expert, talks about infertility issues in women under thirty. Infertility is diagnosed in women who are unable to achieve pregnancy after one year.

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Sleep Aid Concerns
Sleep Aid Concerns

Top prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi, discusses the prevalence of sleep aids and prescriptions such as Ambien.

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Lone Star Tick Causes Meat Allergy
Lone Star Tick Causes Meat Allergy

Dr. David Samadi, explains a dangerous new tick that can cause a permanent meat allergy with its bite. Brown or tan in color, the Lone Star Tick has a white spot on its back and is usually found in the Eastern and Southern U.S.

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Night Sweats Keeping You Up?
Night Sweats Keeping You Up?

Fox News Medical A-Team members Dr. David Samadi and Dr. Marc Siegel discuss the occurrence of night sweats; a condition often associated with menopause in women and andropause in men. Night sweats can also be caused by a viral or bacterial infection or a thyroid condition.

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Is Spray Tanning Safe?
Is Spray Tanning Safe?

Dr. David Samadi, leading robotic prostatectomy surgeon, warns about potential spray tan dangers. While believed to be safer than traditional tanning booths that can cause skin cancer, research now indicates that spray tans could also present a health risk.

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Is Vertigo Dangerous?
Is Vertigo Dangerous?

Fox 5 Medical A-Team member and prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi, explains the differences between dizziness, lightheadedness, and vertigo. The sensation of movement or dizziness when at rest can be indicative of a more severe medical condition, especially if accompanied by weakness or changes in facial sensation.

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Lose Belly Fat With Rainbow Foods
Lose Belly Fat With Rainbow Foods

A rainbow diet can help reduce belly fat, says Dr. David Samadi, top robotic prostatectomy surgeon. This summer, choose foods that reduce bloating and excess belly fat such as summer squash, zucchini, grapes, grapefruit, watermelon, and cucumber.

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Study Shows Possible Connection Between Circumcision and Prostate Cancer Prevention
Study Shows Possible Connection Between Circumcision and Prostate Cancer Prevention

Prostate cancer expert Dr. David Samadi discusses a new observational study that shows that men who are circumcised at an early age may have a lower risk of developing prostate cancer later in life than those who are not.

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Sleeping Pills and Risk of Death
Sleeping Pills and Risk of Death

Dr. David Samadi shares findings from a recent observational study showing an increased risk of death among adults taking sleeping pills. Sleep aids are commonly prescribed for insomnia related to sleep apnea, stress, depression, and reflux issues.

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New Osteoporosis Treatment in Wireless Chip
New Osteoporosis Treatment in Wireless Chip

Prostate cancer specialist Dr. David Samadi shares exciting news about a new wireless drug chip implant currently in a trial phase with osteoporosis patients. The chip, completely implanted just below the waist, releases medication into the system when activated remotely via radiofrequency.

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New Laser Therapy to Get Rid of Cellulite
New Laser Therapy to Get Rid of Cellulite

Prostate cancer specialist, Dr. David Samadi, explains a new laser treatment for eliminating cellulite. The procedure is less invasive and more effective than liposuction for cellulite by targeting the fiber bands that cause the dimpled appearance of cellulite.

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New Rapid Flu Test and Late 2012 Flu Season
New Rapid Flu Test and Late 2012 Flu Season

Dr. Samadi discusses a new, FDA-approved 10-minute flu test. This year's flu season is continuing later than usual, though it most commonly presents as the same two strains as last year, meaning that many people still have immunity.

Typically the flu is diagnosed clinically with consistent symptoms including red eyes, sore throat, muscle aches, fever, and fatigue - all with sudden onset. Tamiflu can be prescribed to speed recovery, which usually takes 7-10 days.

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Facts and Myths of Infertility
Facts and Myths of Infertility

Dr. David Samadi, leading urologist and prostate cancer expert, reviews the facts and myths about male infertility. Heat from saunas, steam rooms, and laptops can negatively impact male fertility by heating the testicles. Alpha blockers such as Flomax and steroids can also affect sperm production and ejaculation.

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Dangers of Inhaled Caffeine - AeroShot
Dangers of Inhaled Caffeine - AeroShot

Leading robotic prostate cancer surgeon, Dr. David Samadi, expresses concern about the new inhaled caffeine product, AeroShot. The non-FDA-approved product is available over the counter for only $3.00 and Dr. Samadi believes it poses a significant danger to children under 18.

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Acupuncture Complements Medicine
Acupuncture Complements Medicine

Dr. David Samadi discusses the benefits of combining acupuncture therapy with traditional medicine. Acupuncture is commonly used to treat neck pain, back pain, migraines, and even dental pain.

Part of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is used to restore balance, increase endorphins, and strengthen the immune system. Studies show that those who believe in acupuncture treatment reap the most pain relief benefits.

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Healthy Skin Tips
Healthy Skin Tips

Dr. David Samadi shares a top ten list for achieving and maintaining healthy skin. Topping the list: stop smoking and limit alcohol, eat lots of fruits and vegetables and foods rich in antioxidants, use a good skin care routine for exfoliating, removing make up, and applying sunscreen.

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Gingivitis and Heart Disease
Gingivitis and Heart Disease

Dr. David Samadi, prostate cancer expert, talks about the impact of oral hygiene and oral health on the body's health. There is a particular link between gum disease or periodontal disease and heart disease. Infection in the mouth and gums can become a systemic problem.

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Dangers of Lead in Lipstick
Dangers of Lead in Lipstick

Dr. Samadi shares information about the FDA findings of high levels of lead in over 400 brands of lipstick. Currently there are no regulations on the acceptable or safe amount of lead in lipstick.

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Managing Salt and Sodium Intake
Managing Salt and Sodium Intake

Dr. David Samadi addresses concerns about sodium intake. Surprisingly, the foods with the most sodium are breads and rolls, pizza, cold cuts and cheese, poultry, and soups. Dr. Samadi warns that too much salt or sodium in our diets can lead to heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and high blood pressure.

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Tips to Speed Metabolism and Lose Weight
Tips to Speed Metabolism and Lose Weight

Dr. David Samadi shares advice on losing weight or maintaining weight through metabolism boosters.

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Are Artificial Sweeteners Safe?
Are Artificial Sweeteners Safe?

Leading robotic oncologist, Dr. David Samadi, comments on the pros and cons of artificial sweeteners. There is some question as to whether or not artificial sweeteners cause cancer. Dr. Samadi states that this is unproven in humans.

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Stress Tests, Antibiotics, CPR, and Other Medical Hot Topics
Stress Tests, Antibiotics, CPR, and Other Medical Hot Topics

Leading robotic prostate surgeon, Dr. David Samadi, responds to recent article that some doctors may be keeping secrets from patients. He addresses each topic as follows: Over-testing, antibiotic overuse, CPR's limited effectiveness, and the fact that stress tests provide limited information.

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Drug-Free Migraine Treatment
Drug-Free Migraine Treatment

Dr. David Samadi, leading robotic prostate surgeon, discusses alternative, drug-free tips for migraine relief. Lifestyle changes can have a significant impact on reducing migraine symptoms. He suggests increasing sleep and exercise, reducing alcohol consumption, drinking more coffee, replacing magnesium, and trying natural remedies such as Riboflavin, which is Vitamin B2, and Coenzyme Q10.

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Using Botox the Right Way
Using Botox the Right Way

Leading prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi, reminds patients of the importance of Botox safety. Botox injections, used to reduce or eliminate wrinkles by relaxing the muscles, should never be given in a spa setting or other non-medical location.

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Date Night Good For Relationship
Date Night Good For Relationship

In wishing everyone a Happy Valentine's Day prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi, shares good news that a weekly date night with your partner is good medicine. It strengthens your commitment to one another, helps keep things new and fresh, and helps de-stress. He also gives some hints about the top ten gifts for women and the top ten gifts for men.

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Breaking News Links Heart Disease and Prostate Cancer
Breaking News Links Heart Disease and Prostate Cancer

A New prostate cancer study from Duke Cancer Institute found a significant increase in prostate cancer risk among men with heart disease. The study, originally designed to test the benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) drug Avodart for the prevention of prostate cancer, found a prostate cancer risk increase of 24% after two years with coronary artery disease. A staggering 74% increased risk was found after four years of heart disease in men.

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Are Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Drugs Addictive?
Are Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Drugs Addictive?

Leading urologist and prostate expert, Dr. David Samadi, explains that erectile dysfunction (ED) medications may be psychologically addictive, but are not physically addictive. ED medication should always be taken with caution, at a doctor's recommendation and from a trusted pharmacy.

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Backaches and Bad Habits
Backaches and Bad Habits

Dr. David Samadi, prostate cancer surgeon, talks to viewers about the causes of back pain and backaches and suggests tips for reducing daily stress on the back. Sitting for prolonged periods, carrying heavy purses, and wearing heels and flips flops are among the contributors to back pain.

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Carrots and Celery Reduce Colon Cancer Risk
Carrots and Celery Reduce Colon Cancer Risk

Flavonoids, found in foods such as carrots and celery, can reduce colon cancer risk, says Dr. David Samadi, leading prostate cancer expert.

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Understanding BPA and PFC Dangers
Understanding BPA and PFC Dangers

Dr. David Samadi, robotic prostatectomy surgeon, discusses a new study suggesting the potential danger of microwaved popcorn. One study indicated the possibility that the bag containing microwave popcorn may emit dangerous PFCs that could weaken the effects of childhood vaccines.

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Memory Loss and Dementia Affecting Men Earlier
Memory Loss and Dementia Affecting Men Earlier

New memory loss research is presented by Dr. David Samadi, leading prostate cancer expert. A recent study found that men are more likely to experience memory loss earlier than women, in the form of mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Dr. Samadi explains that dementia is not a specific disease, but rather a spectrum of disorders that affect the brain.

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Sex Safe for Many Heart Disease Patients
Sex Safe for Many Heart Disease Patients

Dr. Samadi, robotic prostatectomy expert, shares positive news for men with heart disease. With a doctor's clearance, men who are able to climb two flights of stairs without becoming winded or experiencing pain, can safely resume sexual activity. This recommendation comes from the American Heart Association, who found that engaging in sex does not put a significant strain on the heart.

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Diagnosing and Managing a Gluten Allergy
Diagnosing and Managing a Gluten Allergy

Robotic oncologist, Dr. David Samadi, clarifies the difference between gluten allergies and celiac disease. Celiac, an autoimmune disease, is the result of the body producing antibodies to gluten. An allergy to gluten or a gluten sensitivity can be more easily managed by avoiding foods that contain gluten such as wheat, barley, and rye.

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Treating BPH and Urinary Issues in Men
Treating BPH and Urinary Issues in Men

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, BPH, refers to the condition of an enlarged prostate in men, explains Dr. David Samadi, leading prostate cancer expert. BPH can lead to acute urinary retention as the enlarged prostate begins to block the urinary stream.

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Coffee May Reduce Diabetes Risk
Coffee May Reduce Diabetes Risk

Prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi, praises the benefits of coffee consumption while discussing new coffee-based research from China. A known antioxidant, coffee has also been shown to reduce the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes by as much as 50 percent.

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Low Testosterone and Male Menopause
Low Testosterone and Male Menopause

Dr. David Samadi, robotic oncologist and prostate cancer expert, discusses low testosterone signs and risks. Sometimes referred to as male menopause, the gradual and natural decline in production of testosterone occurs normally with age.

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Cell Phones and Potential Cancer Risks
Cell Phones and Potential Cancer Risks

According to Dr. Samadi, 31 scientists from around the world have stated that there may in fact be an elevated cancer risk for people making heavy use of cell phones. While no conclusive evidence currently exists, he reminds that when cigarettes were first on the market, we did not have conclusive studies linking them to cancer either. He continues to outline some basic precautions that can help minimize the potential risks of cell phone usage.

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Curing Your New Year's Eve Hangover
Curing Your New Year's Eve Hangover

Doctor David Samadi of the FOX News Medical A Team makes some simple suggestions for preventing and dealing with hangovers.  Dr. Samadi starts off by explaining that hangovers are a direct result of the dehydration one experiences after consuming large amounts of alcohol. He explains that drinking plenty of water before, and while you are consuming alcohol goes a long way towards preventing this.

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End Emotional Eating and Lose Weight
End Emotional Eating and Lose Weight

Doctors David Samadi and Marc Siegel of the FOX News Medical A Team explain the connection between emotional states and appetite and what steps people can take to refrain from emotional eating.

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Home Remedies For High Blood Pressure
Home Remedies For High Blood Pressure

Doctors David Samadi and Marc Siegel of the FOX News Medical A Team share some useful home remedies for people with slightly raised blood pressure.  Dr. Samadi explains that garlic has been a popular medicinal item as far back as ancient Egyptian history. Many studies have shown that it may boost the immune system, help with cardiac issues or even aid in the prevention of some forms of cancer.

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Medical Apps for Mobile Devices
Medical Apps for Mobile Devices

Doctors David Samadi and Marc Siegel of the FOX News Medical A Team go over some of the pros and cons of the medical apps many smartphone users are beginning to use.  According to current projections, up to 500 million smartphone users will be using medical apps of some kind by 2015.  Dr. Samadi states that medical apps are the way of the future for both doctors and patients, citing several beneficial examples ranging from appointment scheduling to the remote monitoring of vital signs.

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Is It a Cold, Flu or Something Else
Is It a Cold, Flu or Something Else

Doctors David Samadi and Marc Siegel of the FOX News Medical A Team offer a few quick tips on how to prevent, identify and treat a cold or flu. Dr. Siegel shares that the sudden onset of fever and muscle aches are the most obvious indications of the flu, whereas simple coughing and sneezing are merely cold symptoms.

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Are Baldness Treatments Safe?
Are Baldness Treatments Safe?

While there is no real cure for baldness, some treatments are available explains Dr. Samadi, robotic prostatectomy specialist. Male pattern baldness can be treated topically with drugs such as Rogaine, or with daily medication such as Propecia. Both treatments must be continued to maintain hair growth benefits. Dr. Samadi cautions about the potential negative side effects of Propecia, including erectile dysfunction and reduced libido. Drugs such as Propecia can also be very costly.

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Risks With Caffeine Inhaler Club Drug
Risks With Caffeine Inhaler Club Drug

Dr. David Samadi, prostate cancer expert, cautions against use of AEROSHOT Pure Energy, sold as an inhaled caffeine boost. This breathable caffeine delivers 100 mg with each inhaled puff, the same as a large cup of coffee. While the company claims no negative affect on the lungs and discourages use in kids under 12, Dr. Samadi believes there may be other risks associate with usage.

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Early Prenatal Blood Test for Down Syndrome
Early Prenatal Blood Test for Down Syndrome

Down syndrome can now be detected as early as 10 weeks gestation through a simple, non-invasive blood test called MaterniT21, explains prostate cancer expert Dr. David Samadi. This new test is recommended for high-risk moms, including those over age 40.

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Benefits to Napping for Those with Sleep Apnea
Benefits to Napping for Those with Sleep Apnea

Brief, 15-20 minute naps are beneficial for patients with sleep apnea or narcolepsy, says Dr. Samadi. Those with sleep problems who suffer from insomnia will not benefit from fragmented sleep during a nap. Also, napping for long periods of time enables deep sleep that could interfere with night time sleep. A short nap, roughly 8 hours after waking, can provide a beneficial reboot for the body and mind.

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Thyroid Testing and Pregnancy
Thyroid Testing and Pregnancy

Dr. David Samadi, explains the importance of thyroid screening in pregnant woman and those of child-bearing age. Thyroid problems are most common in women, particularly those with a family history of thyroid gland issues. A recent study of 500,000 pregnant woman found that 15% had an under active thyroid. Low thyroid issues in pregnant women can increase risk of miscarriage and reduce IQs in children.

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New Treatment for Varicose Veins
New Treatment for Varicose Veins

Women who suffer from discomfort and cosmetic issues related to varicose veins may benefits from new, less painful procedure says Dr. Samadi, top robotic prostatectomy surgeon. In-office treatment for varicose veins using radiotherapy is an effective alternative to injections in treating smaller veins.

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Beating Heartburn and Acid Reflux
Beating Heartburn and Acid Reflux

Those who experience persistent acid reflux or heartburn may benefit from advice shared by robotic oncologist, Dr. David Samadi. Heartburn causes include coffee, chocolate, alcohol, smoking, excess weight, and eating a late dinner or eating just before bed.

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Bacon Linked to Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Bacon Linked to Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Dr. Samadi explains that consuming 2 slices of bacon or 1 link of sausage per day increases pancreatic cancer risk by 19%. Doubling that amount increases risk by 38%. Pancreatic cancer is the 4th leading cause of death globally.

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Does Wi-Fi Cause Infertility?
Does Wi-Fi Cause Infertility?

Urologic oncology expert, Dr. David Samadi, along with Dr. Marc Siegel, discusses the potential link between Wi-Fi radiation exposure and sperm damage. While both doctors believe there is not yet enough scientific evidence linking laptop and cell phone usage with infertility, they do recommend taking simple precautions. Dr. Samadi references a prior study about fertility issues and overheated laptops in proximity to the testicles. He reminds viewers that sperm must remain cooler in order to stay healthy and suggests men use common sense with laptops and cell phones. If they feel the device overheating, distance it from the body.

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Dr. David Samadi’s Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving
Dr. David Samadi’s Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving

Dr. David Samadi, prostate cancer expert, talks with the Fox 5 News Team about the holiday ahead. He encourages families to enjoy a happy and healthy Thanksgiving by adding a mix of healthful options to their traditional turkey fair. Cranberries, spinach, sweet potatoes and even a glass of red wine are foods with great health benefits and are delicious additions to the meal.  Start the day off with some exercise and light snacks with fruits and other smart choices. During the meal, take your time and eat slowly to allow proper digestion and avoid overeating.

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Too Much Salt or Just Enough?
Too Much Salt or Just Enough?

Moderation is key, says Dr. David Samadi, when it comes to sodium intake. Leading prostate cancer expert, Dr. Samadi, cautions Americans to achieve a healthy balance in their salt consumption. Too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure, but too little can increase cholesterol and triglycerides. Based on the amount of sodium in the processed and fast foods we consume, Dr. Samadi believes we really shouldn’t add salt to our diets. Currently, Americans consume more than double the recommended daily sodium amount.

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Danger of Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Drugs Online
Danger of Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Drugs Online

With the rise in Internet purchases for erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs, prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi cautions men about the dangers they may encounter. While medication for erectile dysfunction (ED) is less expensive in other countries, the reality is that 80% of ED drugs sold online are counterfeit, and often dangerous and indistinguishable from the real product. Dr. Samadi provides valuable information about VIPPS, an Internet pharmacy certification. Sites without this seal are not selling certified pharmaceuticals and should be avoided.

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Wal-Mart to Provide Doctor Visits & Medical Diagnostic Testing
Wal-Mart to Provide Doctor Visits & Medical Diagnostic Testing

Prostate cancer expert, Dr. David Samadi, discuss retail superstore, Wal-Mart’s, plans to offer full-service healthcare and medical diagnosis in its retail locations. Their services will include management of chronic disease, prevention, diagnostic testing and acute care services. Wal-Mart intends to use nurse practitioners and physician’s assistants as their primary healthcare givers. As a prostate cancer surgeon, Dr. Samadi foresees the increased demand our aging population will have on the U.S. healthcare system and he believes this new effort by Wal-Mart could be successful. Wal-Mart’s proposal addresses healthcare access and affordability, while relieving the some of the burden on emergency rooms. Dr. Samadi also comments on the profitability aspect for Wal-Mart, pointing out that the convenience of waiting to see the doctor in the middle of a store is sure to lead to additional purchases. Additionally, patients will enjoy ease of having a prescription written and filled all in one visit.

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Conflicting Reports Regarding Red Wine & Health
Conflicting Reports Regarding Red Wine & Health

Dr. David Samadi, robotic prostatectomy expert and Fox News Medical A-Team contributor, discusses conflicting studies on the pros and cons of red wine consumption. One study points to the cardiovascular benefits of red wine in reducing heart disease and increasing metabolism in obese men. In contrast, another indicates an increase in breast cancer risk among women consuming red wine. Dr. Samadi assures viewers that, in moderation, the resveratrol found in red wine can be beneficial to our health. Consuming a moderate three glasses per week has shown the ability to reduce diabetes, lower blood pressure and even prolong life.

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Dr. David Samadi, Vice Chairman of the Department of Urology and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, uses Prostate Cancer Awareness Month to share reminders about early screening and treatment options. Dr. Samadi stresses the importance of a PSA level baseline test at age 40, with annual follow-ups at age 45. For those men who are high-risk - African Americans, older men, and those with a family history - annual screening should begin earlier.

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Sleep Quality Trumps Quantity?
Sleep Quality Trumps Quantity?

Dr. David Samadi discusses new guidelines encouraging people to strive for better quality sleep verses more hours of sleep. Historically, we were encouraged to get a minimum of 7-8 hours of sleep, but greater health benefits may come from the quality of sleep we get. New research indicates a lower risk of high blood pressure in those who routinely achieve deep sleep at night. Dr. Samadi explains that quality sleep allows the brain to rest and the body to restore energy. Both of these are critical in reducing a person's risk of obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure.

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Dr. David Samadi spoke with Good Day New York about the dangers associated with heat waves
Dr. David Samadi spoke with Good Day New York about the dangers associated with heat waves

Good Day New York at Fox News interviews Dr. Samadi, vice chairman of urology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, about the heat waves and how they may lead to hyperthermia. Dr. Samadi discusses symptoms and prevention techniques to avoid organ damage.

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Medical A-Team: Massive H1N1 vaccine recall
Medical A-Team: Massive H1N1 vaccine recall

Samadi discusses a study that discovered that CT Scans might cause cancer. He explained that CT scans are fairly safe, but usually done with varying radiation levels, which need to be standardized. The scans should be adjusted according to intensity, necessity and individual patient dimensions.

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Prostate Cancer Risk May Be Reduced By Drinking Coffee Regularly According To Harvard Study
Prostate Cancer Risk May Be Reduced By Drinking Coffee Regularly According To Harvard Study

Man who drink coffee regularly can lower their risk of prostate cancer. The Harvard study found that the highest coffee drinkers had about 20% lower risk of regular cancer and a 60% of the deadliest form of the disease.

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Dr. Samadi Discusses Erectile Dysfunction Prevention and Treatment, Including Viagra, Cialis, and Levitra, on Good Day New York
Dr. Samadi Discusses Erectile Dysfunction Prevention and Treatment, Including Viagra, Cialis, and Levitra, on Good Day New York

Dr. David Samadi discusses erectile dysfunction (ED), treatment methods, and the condition's link to cardiovascular disease on Fox 5's Good Day New York.

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Cracking the Gene Code - High Tech Health
Cracking the Gene Code - High Tech Health

Dr. David Samadi discusses genetic mapping and the role it can play in diagnoses and treatment of various diseases such as cystic fibrosis and breast cancer.

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Dr. Samadi Discusses Technology Overload in Addition to Other Topics
Dr. Samadi Discusses Technology Overload in Addition to Other Topics

Dr. David Samadi appeared on Fox & Friends to discuss a study that shows that technology overload and excessive multitasking, are damaging our cognitive skills.

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Dr. David Samadi Discusses the Importance of Vitamins and Nutrition on Good Day New York
Dr. David Samadi Discusses the Importance of Vitamins and Nutrition on Good Day New York

Dr. Samadi discusses the benefits of individual vitamins in preventing serious diseases such as breast cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, and high cholesterol.

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Dr. Samadi Discusses Radiation Levels Found in Japanese Food
Dr. Samadi Discusses Radiation Levels Found in Japanese Food

China has joined Singapore and the US in banning some food imports from areas of Japan containing high levels of radiation caused by damaged nuclear reactors.  Dr. Samadi discusses food safety, radiation levels, and the steps being taken to keep us safe.

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HPV Infection Rates Among Men
HPV Infection Rates Among Men

A new report has shown that 50% of men could be carriers of human papillomavirus, more commonly called HPV.  Dr. David Samadi, discusses how this affects men and what can be done to prevent the spread of the disease.

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The Dangers of Extra Weight
The Dangers of Extra Weight

Being overweight poses a very real health risk and should be an issue taken seriously by everyone.  As a general guideline a person's waistline should be their height (in inches) divided by 2, and should be less than 35" for women and 40" for men.

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74 Million Americans Have High Blood Pressure
74 Million Americans Have High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a serious disease that often goes untreated.  It has been called "the silent killer" due to the fact that many people who have it are not aware; and when left untreated it can cause stroke, kidney disease, loss of vision, or death.

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Proper Diet Can Help Prevent Breast Cancer
Proper Diet Can Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Over 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year.  Much like prostate cancer, early detection is key to curing the disease.  When it is detected early there is a 95% cure rate at 5 years.

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Can Sunbathing Help You Live Longer?
Can Sunbathing Help You Live Longer?

Dr. David Samadi discusses a new Swedish study that looked at the sunbathing habits of 40,000 women.  The study claims that women who spend time sunbathing have a 30% reduction in diabetes rates, and thus live longer.

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