Posted by: yourhealthradio | April 27, 2016

Time: The Doctor’s New Dilemma with Dr. Suzanne Koven

his weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Dr. Linda Myerholtz will be talking with Dr. Suzanne Koven, Internist and Writer in Residence in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital about Time: The Doctor’s New Dilemma.

Please tune in! The show will air:koven_suzanne_9851_550w-1

WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, April 30th at 9 a.m.
• Sunday, May 1st at 9 a.m.
• Monday, May 2nd at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, May 1st at 7 a.m.

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Posted by: yourhealthradio | April 27, 2016

Mammograms: Policy vs. Medical Evidence with Dr. Kenny Lin

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Carol Ripley-Moffitt will be talking with Dr. Kenny Lin, Professor of Family Medicine at the Georgetown University School of Medicine about Mammograms: Policy vs. Medical Evidence.

Please tune in! The show will air:Lin

WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, April 23rd at 9 a.m.
• Sunday, April 24th at 9 a.m.
• Monday, April 25th at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, April 24th at 7 a.m.

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  • Research that Matters (min 0-09:30) Smokers have a harder time finding jobs; Sugary drinks taxes could reduce cases of Type 2 diabetes and save on healthcare expenditures; Obesity in adolescence increases risk of heart disease in adulthood; Older men who got testosterone therapy were less likely to be readmitted to emergency room.
  • Conversations with Dr. Farr Curlin (min 09:30 -30:10)
  • House Calls (min 30:10-39:17) My doctor told me I had an ovarian cyst, but not to worry about it. Should I worry?; Diets and exercise don’t help me lose weight. Can my doctor help me with weight loss?; Can my family doctor see my sick relative in our home?; I’m too stressed to quit smoking now, but at what age can I quit smoking and still preserve my health.

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This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam, Cristy & guest co-host Dr. Michael Baca-Atlas will be talking with Dr. Farr Curlin, Professor of Medicine and Medical Humanities about The Role of the Physician and Physician-Assisted Death.

Please tune in! The show will air:Farr Curlin

WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, April 9th at 9 a.m.
• Sunday, April 10th at 9 a.m.
• Monday, April 11th at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, April 10th at 7 a.m.

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  • Research that Matters (min 0-10:26) Children will eat what is put in front of them; Depression and alcoholism higher among medical students than among general population; New CDC rules on opioid prescribing guidelines; Refusal of vaccinations contributes to outbreaks of vaccine preventable disease.
  • Conversations with Dr. Farr Curlin (min 10:26 -30:03)
  • House Calls (min 30:03-39:22) Is it anxiety about symptoms or general anxiety; How can I stop pain from a toe callus?; Is my mother’s confusion from her UTI or could it be a sign of dementia; I’m coughing at work. Should I see a pulmonary expert?

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Posted by: yourhealthradio | April 11, 2016

Options at the End of Life with Dr. Timothy Quill

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam, Cristy & guest co-host Dr. Michael Baca-Atlas will be talking with Dr. Timothy Quill, Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry and Medical Humanities about Options at the End of Life.

Please tune in! The show will air:TQ PHOTO

WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, April 9th at 9 a.m.
• Sunday, April 10th at 9 a.m.
• Monday, April 11th at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, April 10th at 7 a.m.

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  • Research that Matters (min 0-10:56) Gun restrictions lead to reduced gun death rates; NSAID pain relievers significantly increase heart attack risk; Interventions to reduce high-risk prescribing of NSAIDs led to decrease in emergency room admissions; Mandatory interlock laws decrease drunk driving deaths.
  • Conversations with Dr. Timothy Quill (min 10:57 -30:11)
  • House Calls (min 30:12-39:27) Is tanning in the sun safer than tanning in a bed and are there safe ways to tan?; Can my primary care doctor get me a dermatology referral; If I haven’t lost weight on my own, do I really need to enroll in a program to lose it?; Weighing the risks of taking aspirin to prevent TIA and possibility of a bleed.

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Posted by: yourhealthradio | April 1, 2016

The Balance of Care and Coverage with Dr. Ed Anselm

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Dr. Ed Anselm, Medical Director at Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey and Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai about The Balance of Care and Coverage.

Please tune in! The show will air:Anselm

WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, April 2nd at 9 a.m.
• Sunday, April 3rd at 9 a.m.
• Monday, April 4th at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, April 3rd at 7 a.m.

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  • Research that Matters (min 0-11:05) California raises the smoking age to 21; Ultra-processed foods are responsible for more than half of calories and 90% of added sugar in American diet; Could ADHD diagnosis be tied to how young kids are when they start school?; Many people who have prediabetes do not get diagnosis, appropriate counseling.
  • Conversations with Dr. Ed Anselm (min 11:08 -32:08)
  • House Calls (min 32:12-39:30) Can family doctors help out with a rash or do I need a dermatologist?; What steps should I take if I have a family history of cardiovascular problems; What are some good resources for information on asthma and inhalers?.

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Posted by: yourhealthradio | March 25, 2016

Re-Air: Avoiding the Emergency Room: The Role of Telemedicine

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Dr. Bobby Park, Co-founder and Director of RelyMD about Avoiding the Emergency Room: The Role of Telemedicine.

Please tune in! The show will air:Bobby Park headshot

WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, March 26th at 9 a.m.
• Sunday, March 27th at 9 a.m.
• Monday, March 28th at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, March 27th at 7 a.m.

Listen to the show!

  • Research that Matters (min 0-09:27) Obesity increases negative trauma surgery outcomes; Smokeless tobacco has higher marker of specific carcinogen than smoked tobacco; Men who exercise have lower prostate cancer risk; Children who get good breakfast had better academic outcomes.
  • Conversations with Dr. Bobby Park (min 09:28 -31:01)
  • House Calls (min 31:02-39:29) Unsatisfactory doctor’s appointments; Frequent Tums use and heartburn; Muscle tension headaches, migraines or both; When to stop anxiety and depression medication.

Research that Matters

Obesity increases negative trauma surgery outcomes

Abstract
News Article

Smokeless tobacco has higher marker of specific carcinogen than smoked tobacco

Abstract
News Article

Men who exercise have lower prostate cancer risk

Abstract
News Article

Children who get good breakfast had better academic outcomes

Abstract
News Article

Conversations with Bobby Park

RelyMD

House Calls

Healthy Holiday Gifts

Local Harvest Food Delivery

Frequent Tums use and heartburn

Gastrits
GERD
Heartburn

Muscle tension headaches, migraines or both

Migraine
Tension Headache
What to ask your doctor about headaches

When to stop anxiety and depression medication

Antidepressant withdrawal
How to safely take antidepressants

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This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Dr. Norman Wirzba and Rabbi Steven Sager, Professors at Duke Univeristy Divinity School about Hunger Health and Faith.

Please tune in! The show will air:WirzbaSager

WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, March 19th at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, March 20th at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, March 21st at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, March 20th at 7 a.m.

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  • Research that Matters (min 0-09:40) Lower heart disease risk and death risk in patients with sense of purpose; Number of people with high cholesterol and low HDL decreases, but many still do have these; Sedentary people have higher BMI, lower heart fitness; Cartilage repair in long distance runners.
  • Conversations with Dr. Norman Wirzba and Rabbi Steven Sager (min 09:41-30:07)
  • House Calls (min 30:08-39:15) After multiple cancer diagnoses, should family get tests for something genetic?; When to make end-of-life decisions with Parkinson’s; Why some doctors may not treat multiple myeloma?; What is an anal fistula?

Research that Matters

Lower heart disease risk and death risk in patients with sense of purpose

Abstract
News Article

Number of people with high cholesterol and low HDL decreases, but many still do have these

Abstract

Sedentary people have higher BMI, lower heart fitness

Abstract
News Article

Cartilage repair in long distance runners

Press Release

Conversations with Dr. Norman Wirzba and Rabbi Steven Sager

Dr. Norman Wirzba
Rabbi Steven Sager

House Calls

What you should know about genetic tesing
Preparing for the End-of-Life
Multiple Myeloma
Anal Abscess and Fistula

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This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Cristy and guest cohost Dr. Linda Myerholtz will be talking with Dr. Jeffrey Gerber, attending physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia about The Pressures and Pitfalls of Prescribing Antibiotics. 

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The show will air:
WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, March 12th at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, March 13th at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, March 14th at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.
KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, March 13th at 7 a.m.
Listen to the show!
  • Research that Matters (min 0-08:31) Controlling diabetes can provide heart benefits; HPV vaccines tied to drop in HPV cases but many adolescents still aren’t immunized; Perceiving events as more stressful can cause heart symptoms; Depression symptoms increase risk for cardiovascular disease events in older adults.
  • Conversations with Dr. Jeffrey Gerber (min 08:31-31:04)
  • House Calls (min 31:04-39:11) Stressful responses to new responsibilities in life; Talking to kids about ADHD trials and test; Normal exercise is getting a lot tougheritunes logo.
Posted by: yourhealthradio | March 3, 2016

Health and Tackling in Youth Football with Kathleen Bachynski

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Cristy and guest co-host Dr. Linda Myerholtz will be talking with Kathleen Bachynski, Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University about Health and Tackling in Youth Football. 

Bachynski thumb%5b1%5dPlease tune in!
The show will air:
WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, March 5th at 9 a.m.
• Sunday, March 6th at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, March 7th at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.
KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, March 6th at 7 a.m.
Listen to the show!
  • Research that Matters (min 0-10:50) Exercise improves symptoms of depression; Only about half of American parents took their kids to get flu shots; Follow-up rates are poor for young people diagnosed with depressive symptoms; Benzodiazepine overdose deaths increasing.
  • Conversations with Kathleen Bachynski (min 10:51-34:00)
  • House Calls (min 34:01-39:26) Can my dog’s fleas cause me any major health problems like ticks do?; Talking to friends and family about eating disorders; Having nightmares after a bike accident.

Research That Matters

Exercise and Depression
Flu shots and children
Treatment for depression in adolescent
Risk of death from sedative overdose

Conversation with Dr. Kathleen Bachynski about Youth Tackle Football

House Calls

Flea bites
Eating Disorders
Nightmares

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Posted by: yourhealthradio | February 24, 2016

Screening for Medical Disease with Dr. John Mandrola

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest cohost Dr. Jessica Anderson will be talking with Dr. John Mandrola, Electrophysiologist and Columnist for Medscape about Screening for Medical Disease. 

Please tune in!Mandrola
The show will air:
WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, February 27th at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, February 28th at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, February 29th at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.
KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, February 28th at 7 a.m.
Listen to the show!
 

Research that Matters (min 0-09:27) Teens who use tanning booths more likely to have melanoma by 30; Many older patients visiting emergency rooms go because of infectious diseases; Depressive symptoms in older adults associated with increased risk for stroke, heart attack; People visiting countries with Zika should wait 28 days after their return to donate blood.

Conversations with Dr. John Mandrola (min 09:27-28:55)

House Calls (min 28:56-39:26) Infections and scarring from a cosmetic surgery; Why would a doctor go to jail for prescribing opioids?; Are artificial sweeteners safe?; Is DEET safe?

Research that Matters

Tanning booths and risk of melanoma

Abstract

News about the article
 

Many older patients visiting emergency rooms go because of infectious diseases

Abstract

Depressive symptoms in older adults associated with increased risk for stroke, heart attack

Abstract

News about the article 

People visiting countries with Zika should wait 28 days after their return to donate blood.

FDA Guidance

CDC information about Zika and blood donation

Screening for Medical Disease – Conversations with Dr. John Mandrola

About Dr. John Mandrola

Dr. John Mandrola’s blog
Health Screening

House Calls

Infections and scarring from surgery

Scars

Scar Revision

Prescribing opioids

Opioid Painkiller Prescribing

Naloxone to treat opioid overdose

Artificial sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners – General information

Bug Repellent: DEET

Choosing an insect repellent for your child

From CDC: Travelers’ Health: Protection against Mosquitoes, Ticks, and Other Insects and Arthropods 

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