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.

Listen to the show!

  • 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?

Research that Matters 

Smokers have a harder time finding jobs

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News story

Sugary drinks taxes could reduce cases of Type 2 diabetes and save on healthcare expenditures

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News story

Obesity in adolescence increases risk of heart disease in adulthood

Abstract
News story

Older men who got testosterone therapy were less likely to be readmitted to emergency room

Abstract
News story

Conversations with Dr. Kenny Lin –Mammograms: policy vs. medical evidence

JAMA article by Dr. Kenny Lin
Mammography

House Calls 

Ovarian cysts

Choosing a Safe and Successful Weight Loss Program

Home Care: Basic Facts & Information

Quitting Smoking
Smoking – Tips on How to Quit

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