Posted by: yourhealthradio | May 24, 2016

Tobacco Bans in Public Housing with Dr. Vaughan Rees

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Dr. Vaughan ReesDirector of the Center for Global Tobacco Control at Harvard University School of Public Health about Tobacco Bans in Public Housing.

Please tune in! The show will air:v-rees

WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, May 28th at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, May 29th at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, May 30th at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, May 29th at 7 a.m.

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Posted by: yourhealthradio | May 22, 2016

The Story of a Heart Transplant with Carol and Dr. Jimmie Haynes

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Dr. Catherine Coe will be talking with Carol and Dr. Jimmie Haynesabout a story of courage, health and healing: The Story of a Heart Transplant.

Please tune in! The show will air:Jim and Carol

WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, May 21st at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, May 22nd at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, May 23rd at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, May 22nd at 7 a.m.

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  • Research that Matters (min 0-09:44) Loneliness is a predictor for heart disease and stroke; Strength training decreases risk of all-cause death in older patients; Teens with depression are less likely to schedule follow-up appointments or take antidepressants; Metformin better at treating diabetes that sulfonylureas.
  • Conversations with Carol and Dr. Jimmie Haynes (min 09:49 -32:35)
  • House Calls (min 32:22-39:26) Should I take more action about my benign paroxysmal positional vertigo?; Are there ways to prevent kidney stones in the future?; If a family member recovering from opioid addiction needs orthopedic surgery, how can we balance the need to manage his pain with preventing relapse?

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This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Carol Ripley-Moffitt will be talking with Dr. Ronald PaulusPresident and CEO of Mission Health about Scrubbing Up: Medical Immersion for Policymakers.

Please tune in! The show will air:Paulus

WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, May 14th at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Sunday, May 15th at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
• Monday, May 16th at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, May 15th at 7 a.m.

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  • Research that Matters (min 0-09:49) Alcohol screening at hospital admission can prevent further alcohol-related liver disease; Patients on benzodiazapenes at higher risk for opioid relapse; Fast food has relatively high level of phthalates; Depression increases risk for metabolic syndrome and heart disease.
  • Conversations with Dr. Ronald Paulus (min 09:49 -31:59)
  • House Calls (min 32:22-39:24) Why do I need surgery for my pilonidal cyst?; Is having a cigarette once or twice a month a big deal for my health?; As a frequent runner, I take NSAIDs often but are there risks with that?; I find I have to use the bathroom very often and I can’t seem to ever drink enough water, do you know what might be going on?

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Posted by: yourhealthradio | May 10, 2016

Opioids and Chronic Pain with Dr. Daniel Alford

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Dr. Daniel AlfordMedical Director of Office-Based Opioid Treatment at Boston Medical Center about Opioids and Chronic Pain.

Please tune in! The show will air:Alford Dan

WCHL 97.9FM
• Saturday, May 7th at 9 a.m.
• Sunday, May 8th at 9 a.m.
• Monday, May 9th at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.

KKAG Retro Radio 88.7 FM
• Sunday, May 8th at 7 a.m.

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  • Research that Matters (min 0-10:16) Younger people are having heart attacks and more heart risk factors; “Tough guys” are less likely to be honest with doctors; Stress management in cardiac rehab results in fewer subsequent cardiac events; People with hearing loss have higher medical costs than people who don’t.
  • Conversations with Dr. Daniel Alford (min 10:16 -30:10)
  • House Calls (min 32:22-39:24) I’ve been standing at work at a desk and my shins hurt, what should I do?; I can’t sleep and my doctor will not prescribe medication, should I see a sleep specialist?; Do I have options for getting medical care at home, as my kids live far away and I’m having trouble getting around?

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Posted by: yourhealthradio | April 27, 2016

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

This 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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  • Research that Matters (min 0-09:27) Consuming caffeine before conception could increase miscarriage risk; Rate of type 2 diabetes is increasing worldwide, especially in low-middle income countries; Depression related to cardiovascular risk in aging population; Many people do not know how Zika virus is spread despite public health information efforts.
  • Conversations with Dr. Suzanne Koven (min 09:27 -31:33)
  • House Calls (min 31:33-39:17) What are the best ways to quit smoking and what should I watch for in my health after I quit?; Is fear of flying a good reason to see a doctor? Can a doctor help?; How do I get my iron on a vegetarian diet?; After being bitten by a dog at the park, are there any infections or illnesses I should watch for?

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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?.

Research that Matters

California raises the smoking age to 21

IOM Report
Public Health Implications of Raising the Minimum Age of Legal Access to Tobacco Products
Article about report

Ultra-processed foods are responsible for more than half of calories and 90% of added sugar in the American diet

Abstract of the article

List of ultra-processed foods

Could ADHD diagnosis be tied to how young kids are when they start school?

Abstract of article

Many people who have prediabetes do not get diagnosis, appropriate counseling.

Abstract of article

Conversations with Dr. Ed Anselm

Dr. Anselm’s website

House Calls

Rashes
Heart Disease

Asthma

Asthma Overview
What to do if you have an asthma attack? 
Signs of an asthma attack
Triggers for asthma attacks 
How to use an inhaler
CDC national asthma control program
National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases 

 

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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.

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  • 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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