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    07_15_13_Lithium_Benefit
    Adam Kaplin, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Jul_08_2013
    This week’s topics include pharmacists and home blood pressure monitoring, overuse of cholesterol testing, inflammation and diabetes, and IVF and mental disorders.
  •  
    07_12_13_Suicide_Coincidence
    Adam Kaplin, MD
  •  
    07_11_13_Suicide_Stats
    Adam Kaplin, MD
  •  
    07_10_13_Better_Imaging
    Edward Schaeffer, MD, PhD
  •  
    07_09_13_Race_and_Prostate_Cancer
    Edward Schaeffer, MD, PhD
  •  
    07_08_13_African_American_Differences
    Edward Schaeffer, MD, PhD
  •  
    07_05_13_Syndromes_of_Need
    Michelle Bellantoni, MD
  •  
    07_04_13_Skin_Cancer_in_Kids
    Kate Puttgen, MD
  •  
    07_03_13_Childhood_Melanoma
    Kate Puttgen, MD
  •  
    07_02_13_Who_is_Treated
    Richard Leigh, MD
  •  
    07_01_13_Brain_Attack
    Richard Leigh, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Jul_01_2013
    Topics include lifestyle interventions and heart disease in people with diabetes, treatment of low risk prostate cancer, insulin pump developments, and can we reduce medical costs in high risk Medicare patients.
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Jun_24_2013
    This week’s topics include MRI to assess post-injection infection in the back, statins and antibiotics, prompt stroke treatment, and autoantibodies and type 1 diabetes.
  •  
    06_28_13_Survivor_Stats
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    06_27_13_Immune_Harness
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    06_26_13_Depression_and_Heart_Disease
    Constantine Lyketsos, MD, MHS
  •  
    06_25_13_MERS
    Mike Klag, MD
  •  
    06_24_13_Air_Travel_Emergencies
    Mike Klag, MD
  •  
    06_21_13_Bypass_Problems
    Redonda Miller, MD
  •  
    06_20_13_Sunscreen_Benefit
    Redonda Miller, MD
  •  
    06_19_13_In_Your_Hands
    Haitham Ahmed
  •  
    06_18_13_Coronary_Calcium
    Haitham Ahmed
  •  
    06_17_13_Many_Factors
    Haitham Ahmed
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Jun_17_2013
    This week’s topics include music in the ICU, predicting acute exacerbations of COPD, keeping an eye on MERS, and sequelae of childhood cancer treatment.
  •  
    06_14_13_HRT_Alternative
    Wen Shen, MD
  •  
    06_13_13_Not_All_Women
    Wen Shen, MD
  •  
    06_12_13_Menopause_Education
    Wen Shen, MD
  •  
    06_11_13_Preventive_Mastectomy
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    06_10_13_Too_Costly
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Jun_10_2013
    This week’s topics include vegan diets and mortality, metabolic surgery for diabetes, sunscreen and aging, and the health effects of fructose.
  •  
    When Lower-Cost Health Care Isn't a Good Deal
    When Lower-Cost Health Care Isn't a Good Deal - Is is possible to have low cost health care that delivers value? Steven J. Thompson explains.
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Jun_06_2013
    This week’s topics include universal treatment for MRSA in ICU patients, British Menopause Society guidelines, anticoagulants and other procedures, and medical emergencies on airplanes.
  •  
    06_07_13_Random_Testing
    Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM
  •  
    06_06_13_Who_Says
    Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM
  •  
    06_05_13_Sofasfavir
    Mike Klag, MD
  •  
    06_04_13_Let_Them_Eat_Bugs
    Mike Klag, MD
  •  
    06_03_13_Alergy_Pill
    Peter Creticos, MD
  •  
    05_31_13_DSM-5
    Constantine Lyketsos, MD, MHS
  •  
    05_30_13_Worldwide_Birth_Control
    Amy Tsui, Ph.D.
  •  
    05_29_13_Are_You_Really_Depressed
    Ramin Mojtabai, MD, Ph.D., MPH
  •  
    05_28_13_Kid_Allergies
    Julia Kim, MD
  •  
    05_27_13_Insomnia_and_Hospitals
    Adam Spira and Christopher Kaufmann
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_May_27_2013
    This week’s topics include supine versus prone ventilation in the ICU, best treatment for COPD exacerbations, who benefits from prostate cancer treatment, and sports participation after ICD implantation.
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_May_20_2013
    This week’s topics include bugs for dinner, a new treatment for hepatitis C, pelvic prolapse surgery, and paying for health in developing countries.
  •  
    05_24_13_Sleep_and_Health_Services
    Adam Spira, Ph.D.
  •  
    05_23_13_Supporting_Decisions
    Ballentine Carter, MD
  •  
    05_22_13_AUA_Guidelines
    Ballentine Carter, MD
  •  
    05_21_13_How_to_Explain
    Sara Bleich
  •  
    05_20_13_Menu_Help
    Sara Bleich
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_May_13_2013
    This week’s topics include preventing inappropriate shocks with implanted defibrillators, cleaning baby’s pacifier, supplements and macular degeneration, and recommendations for lung cancer screening in smokers.
  •  
    05_17_13_Implantable_Telescope
    Oliver Schein, MD, MPH, MBA
  •  
    05_16_13_Treating_Macular_Degeneration
    Oliver Schein, MD, MPH, MBA
  •  
    05_15_13_Kidney_Advantage
    Robert Montgomery, MD
  •  
    05_14_13_Lab_Kidney
    Robert Montgomery, MD
  •  
    05_13_13_Negative_Studies
    Julie Freischlag,MD
  •  
    A Simple Spice that may Battle Cancer
    Dr. Saraswati Sukumar, Ph.D. discusses Turmeric, a common Indian spice that may one day join the cancer treatment tool kit.
  •  
    Into Peru, Proudly
    What’s the importance of ongoing health care expansion into South America? Steven J. Thompson explains.
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_May_06_2013
    This week’s topics include surgery versus PT for meniscal repairs, dangers of azithromycin, HIV screening recommendations, and allergies in kids in the US and elsewhere.
  •  
    05_10_13_Overvigilance
    Gedge Rosson, MD
  •  
    05_09_13_More_Than_Cancer
    Scott Zeger, PhD
  •  
    05_08_13_Precision_Medicine
    Scott Zeger, PhD
  •  
    05_07_13_What_to_Eat
    Gordon Tomaselli, MD
  •  
    05_06_13_TMAO
    Gordon Tomaselli, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Apr_29_2013
    This week’s topics include H7N9, diabetes report card, valproate and autism, and worms in Chinese schoolchildren.
  •  
    05_03_13_New_Flu
    Michael Klag, MD
  •  
    05_02_13_Treating_Hyperhidrosis
    Malcolm Brock, MD
  •  
    05_01_13_Hyperhidrosis
    Malcolm Brock, MD
  •  
    04_30_13_No_Caffeine
    Gordon Tomaselli, MD
  •  
    04_29_13_Caffeine_and_Death
    Gordon Tomaselli, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Apr_22_2013
    This week’s topics include glutamine and antioxidants in ICU patients, CT scans to diagnose osteoporosis, childhood migraine and colic, and chronic kidney disease predictors.
  •  
    04_26_13_Gadgets_and_Health
    Shiv Gaglani
  •  
    04_25_13_Tedmed_Technology
    Shiv Gaglani
  •  
    04_24_13_Too_Techy
    Ben Park, MD PhD
  •  
    04_23_13_Breast_Cancer_Avoidance
    Ben Park, MD PhD
  •  
    04_22_13_Preventing_Breast_Cancer
    Ben Park, MD PhD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Apr_15_2013
    This week’s topics include carnitine and red meat, controlling the childhood obesity problem, PSA screening guidelines, and walking versus running benefits.
  •  
    04_19_13_Dementia_Cost
    Constantine Lyketsos, MD, MHS
  •  
    04_18_13_Why_Participate
    Roland Griffiths, Ph.D.
  •  
    04_17_13_Helping_Cope
    Roland Griffiths, Ph.D.
  •  
    04_16_13_New_Flu
    Redonda Miller, MD
  •  
    04_15_13_Fish_Oil
    Redonda Miller, MD
  •  
    Podmed_Week_of_Apr_8_2013
    This week’s topics include omega-3 levels and mortality, duloxetine for chemotherapy induced nerve pain, costs of dementia, and statin discontinuation.
  •  
    04_12_13_New_Diabetes_Med
    Rita Kalyani, MD, MHS
  •  
    04_11_13_New_Diabetes_Drug
    Rita Kalyani, MD, MHS
  •  
    04_10_13_Metastatic_Breast_Cancer
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    04_09_13_Gene_Tests_for_Prostate_Cancer
    Ballantine Carter, MD
  •  
    04_08_13_Genes_and_Prostate_Tissue
    Ballantine Carter, MD
  •  
    Podmed_Week_of_April_1_2013
    This week’s topics include off pump coronary artery bypass surgery, under the tongue immunotherapy, vitamin D and pregnancy outcomes, and chelation therapy after heart attack.
  •  
    04_05_13_Aspirin_and_Melanoma
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    04_04_13_CCTA
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    04_03_13_Blocking_Surveillance
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    04_02_13_Avoiding_Blood_Tranfusion
    Steven Frank, MD
  •  
    04_01_13_Blood_Cell_Quality
    Steven Frank, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Mar_25_2013
    This week's topics include using DNA to track metastatic breast cancer, radiation dangers to the heart following cancer treatment, atherosclerosis in mummies, and inappropriate screening colonoscopy.
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Mar_18_2013
    This week’s topics include a lack of benefit in sildenafil and heart failure, pertussis uptick, MRI and back pain, and family members presence during CPR.
  •  
    03_21_13_Sleeping_Pills_and_Falls
    Michele Bellantoni, MD
  •  
    03_21_13_More_Information
    Thomas Smith, MD
  •  
    03_20_13_Dying_at_Home
    Thomas Smith, MD
  •  
    03_19_13_Remote_Visits
    Ray Dorsey, MD
  •  
    03_18_13_Multidisciplinary
    Julie Freischlag, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Mar_11_2013
    This week’s topics include endovascular treatment of stroke, Internet searches and drug side effects, HIV infection and heart attack risk, and a new drug resistant gut bug.
  •  
    03_15_13_Older_is_Better
    Sonal Singh, MBBS MPH
  •  
    03_14_13_Diabetes_Meds
    Sonal Singh, MBBS MPH
  •  
    03_13_13_Heart_Risk
    Roger Blumenthal, MD
  •  
    03_12_13_Comparing_Diets
    Roger Blumenthal, MD
  •  
    03_11_13_What_to_Eat
    Roger Blumenthal, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Mar_04_2013
    This week’s topics include synthetic marijuana, new anticlotting agents, recommendations on vitamin D, and HIV and liver damage.
  •  
    03_08_13_Electrodes_for_Whom
    Ray Dorsey, MD
  •  
    03_07_13_Deep_Brain_Stimulation
    Ray Dorsey, MD
  •  
    03_06_13_Benefit_of_Bariatric_Surgery
    Julie Freischlag, MD
  •  
    03_05_13_Cancer_Disparity
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    03_04_13_Prostate_Cancer_and_Epigenetics
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    03_01_13_Teen_Pregnancy
    Krishna Upadhya, MD
  •  
    02_28_13_Timely_Stroke_Interventions
    Richard Leigh, MD
  •  
    02_27_13_Stroke_Help
    Richard Leigh, MD
  •  
    02_26_13_Chronic_Hive_Treatment
    Romi Saini
  •  
    02_25_13_Treating_Chronic_Hives
    Romi Saini
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Feb_25_2013
    This week’s topics include robotic gyn surgery, telomere length and respiratory infection, volume resuscitation with starch, and a new device for GERD.
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Feb_18_2013
    This week’s topics include the dangers of calcium supplements for women, folic acid and autism, consumer pricing of hip surgery, and H.pylori treatment in Latin America.
  •  
    02_22_13_Gum_Disease_and_ED
    Arthur Burnett, MD
  •  
    02_21_13_Tweet_Analysis
    Mark Dredze
  •  
    02_20_13_Tweet_Info
    Mark Dredze
  •  
    02_19_13_Flu_Strategy
    Michelle Bellantoni, MD
  •  
    02_18_13_Social_Attitudes
    Colleen Barry
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Feb_11_2013
    This week’s topics include myths about obesity, adult immunization update, diabetes management in kids, and antidepressants and an EKG abnormality.
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Feb_04_2013
    Therapy for high blood pressure/congestive heart failure, delayed versus immediate repair of the anterior cruciate ligament, antibiotics for severe malnutrition, prostatectomy vs radiation for localized prostate cancer.
  •  
    02_08_13_Isolation_and_Cognitive_Loss
    Frank Lin, MD, Ph.D.
  •  
    02_07_13_Why_Linked
    Frank Lin, MD, Ph.D.
  •  
    02_06_13_Hearing_Loss_and_Dementia
    Frank Lin, MD, Ph.D.
  •  
    02_05_13_Book_Audience
    Ron Daniels, JD
  •  
    02_04_13_Gun_Book
    Ron Daniels, JD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Jan_28_2013
    This week’s topics include 30 day readmissions, chicken soup and melamine, hearing loss and cognitive decline, and screening for partner violence.
  •  
    02_01_13_Faking_It
    Michael Bloomberg
  •  
    01_31_13_Second_Amendment
    Michael Bloomberg
  •  
    01_30_13_Stopping_the_Flow
    Michael Bloomberg
  •  
    01_29_13_Background_Checks
    Michael Bloomberg
  •  
    01_28_13_Gun_Policy_Summit
    Michael Bloomberg
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Jan_21_2013
    This week’s topics include fecal infusion for Clostridium difficile infection, persistence of cough, best injection site for children, and detecting alcohol abuse.
  •  
    01_25_13_Atherosclerosis
    Michael Klag, MD
  •  
    01_24_13_Weight_and_Death
    Michael Klag, MD
  •  
    01_23_13_Nodes_and_Melanoma
    Julie Frieschlag, MD
  •  
    01_22_13_Screen_for_Womens_Cancers
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    01_21_13_Families_and_Cancer
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Jan_14_2013
    This week’s topics include IUD for heavy menstrual bleeding, alcohol use in women and teenagers, vitamin D and osteoarthritis, and resistant gonorrhea in North America.
  •  
    01_18_13_Early_Assessment
    Kevin Billups, MD
  •  
    01_17_13_Whole_Man
    Kevin Billups, MD
  •  
    01_16_13_Keep_It_Simple
    Alan Partin, MD
  •  
    01_15_13_Predicting_Prostate_Cancer
    Alan Partin, MD
  •  
    01_14_13_Partin_Tables
    Alan Partin, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Jan_07_2013
    This week’s topics include SSRIs and infant risk, fructose and the brain, BMI and mortality, and transfusion in gastrointestinal bleeding.
  •  
    01_11_13_Optimizing_Treatment
    Richard Leigh, MD
  •  
    01_10_13_OTC_Oral_Contraceptive_Cost
    Amy Tsui, Ph.D., MA
  •  
    01_09_13_OTC_Oral_Contraceptives
    Amy Tsui, Ph.D., MA
  •  
    01_08_13_Targeted_Leukemia_Treatment
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    01_07_13_Leukemia_Treatment
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Dec_31_2012
    No benefit seen with managing micronutrients in dialysis patients, follow-up relative to ablation in atrial fibrillation, atherosclerosis in servicemen, dangers of transfusion in people who've had a heart attack.
  •  
    01_04_13_Whats_the_Story
    Roland Griffiths, Ph.D.
  •  
    01_03_13_Why_Now
    Roland Griffiths, Ph.D.
  •  
    01_02_13_Total_Caffeine
    Roland Griffiths, Ph.D.
  •  
    01_01_13_Caffeine_and_Alcohol
    Roland Griffiths, Ph.D.
  •  
    12_31_12_Caffeine_and_Death
    Roland Griffiths, Ph.D.
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Dec_24_2012
    This week’s topics include Rudolph’s nose, treatment for whiplash, hypnotic medications in those with insomnia, and antibiotics for lower respiratory tract infections.
  •  
    12_28_12_More_Help
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    12_27_12_Ten_Years
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    12_26_12_Imaging_Stroke
    Rich Leigh, MD
  •  
    12_25_12_Rethinking_Repair
    Julie Freischlag, MD
  •  
    12_24_12_AAA
    Julie Freischlag, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Dec_17_2012
    This week’s topics include outcomes following compression-only CPR, electronic interventions for weight loss and management, keeping teens from smoking, and managing sleep apnea at high altitude.
  •  
    12_21_12_Smoking_and_Weight
    Enid Neptune, MD
  •  
    12_20_12_Impact_of_Smoking_On_Women
    Enid Neptune, MD
  •  
    12_19_12_Stopping_Smoking
    Enid Neptune, MD
  •  
    12_18_12_Life_Lost_and_Smoking
    Enid Neptune, MD
  •  
    12_17_12_Women_and_Smoking
    Enid Neptune, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Dec_10_2012
    This week's topics include Viagra plus testosterone, monster caffeine drinks, alcohol and calories, and ADHD medications and criminality.
  •  
    11_30_12_Liberation_Procedure
    Peter Calabresi, MD
  •  
    11_29_12_Cancer_Drug_and_MS
    Peter Calabresi, MD
  •  
    11_28_12_Vitamin_D_and_MS
    Peter Calabresi, MD
  •  
    11_27_12_MS_Cause
    Peter Calabresi, MD
  •  
    11_26_12_Eyes_and_MS
    Peter Calabresi, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Dec_03_2012
    This week’s topics include brain disease and soccer, fasting to test cholesterol, patient expectation from screening tests, and survival in in hospital cardiac arrest.
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Nov_29_2012
    This week’s topics include repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm, 30 years of mammography data, the impact of health screenings, and adolescents and muscle building.
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Nov_19_2012
    This week’s topics include steroid injections for sciatica, fungal injection following steroid injection, probiotics for Clostridium difficile infection, and recurrent versus relapsing Lyme disease.
  •  
    11_23_12_Death_Sentance
    Tom Smith, MD
  •  
    11_22_12_Benefits_of_Knowing
    Tom Smith, MD
  •  
    11_21_12_Advance_Directives
    Tom Smith, MD
  •  
    11_20_12_Critical_Conversations
    Tom Smith, MD
  •  
    11_19_2012_Patient_Expectation
    Tom Smith, MD
  •  
    The_Surgical_Benefits_of_the_Intraoperative_MRI
    Dr. Jon Weingart explains how the use of the iMRI technology and brain navigation can lead to better surgical outcomes.
  •  
    Podmed_Week_of_Nov_12_2012
    This week’s topics include exercise for knee osteoarthritis, a comparison of two diabetes drugs and cardiovascular risk, patient expectations of chemotherapy and rescreening methods after a negative colonoscopy.
  •  
    International_Medical_Headlines_Oct_2012
    International Medical Headlines October 2012
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Nov_05_2012
    This week’s topics include an effective treatment for head lice, smoking in women, a mumps outbreak, and stroke and omega-3 fatty acids.
  •  
    11_09_12_No_Help
    Rita Kalyani, MD, MHS
  •  
    11_08_12_Beans_and_Blood_Sugar
    Rita Kalyani, MD, MHS
  •  
    11_07_12_Beans_or_Bread
    Rita Kalyani, MD, MHS
  •  
    11_06_12_Studying_Performance_Drugs
    Roberto Salvatori, MD
  •  
    11_05_12_Armstrong_Stripped
    Roberto Salvatori, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Oct_29_2012
    This week’s topics include the dangers of norovirus infection, peripheral arterial disease in men, the impact of studies on clinical outcomes, and neighborhoods and bystander-initiated CPR.
  •  
    11_02_12_Diarrhea_and_Death
    William Greenough, MD
  •  
    11_01_12_Norovirus_Diarrhea
    William Greenough, MD
  •  
    10_31_12_Diarrhea_and_Death
    William Greenough, MD
  •  
    10_30_12_Unique_MRI_Help
    Jon Weingart, MD
  •  
    10_29_12_MRI_and_Brain_Surgery
    Jon Weingart, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_October_22_2012
    This week’s topics include the effects of multivitamins, reusing implanted cardiac devices, sleep and fat, and a new coronavirus.
  •  
    10_26_12_Skin_Cancer_Sentinel_Node
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    10_25_12_Liverpool_Two
    Michael Klag, MD
  •  
    10_24_12_Liverpool_Protocol
    Michael Klag, MD
  •  
    10_23_12_Fungal_Infections
    David Thomas, MD
  •  
    10_22_12_Meningitis_Risk
    David Thomas, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Oct_15_2012
    This week’s topics include chocolate and Nobel prizes, hormone replacement therapy, a novel way to preserve lungs for transplant, and fibulin and mesothelioma.
  •  
    10_19_12_Dementia_Unmasked
    Michele Bellantoni, MD
  •  
    10_18_12_Delirium
    Michele Bellantoni, MD
  •  
    10_17_12_Keeps_Trial
    Redonda Miller, MD
  •  
    10_16_12_Open_Notes_Worries
    Redonda Miller, MD
  •  
    10_15_12_Open_Notes
    Redonda Miller, MD
  •  
    Podmed_Week_of_Oct_08_2012
    This week’s topics include markers of cardiovascular disease, vitamin D and the common cold, patient access to physician notes, and diabetes screening impact.
  •  
    10_12_12_Kids_and_Sugar
    Michael Klag, MD
  •  
    10_11_12_Genes_Diet_and_Fat
    Michael Klag, MD
  •  
    10_10_12_Surgery_and_Substance_Abuse
    Julie Frieschlag, MD
  •  
    10_09_12_Antipsychotics_and_Depression
    Peter Rabins, MD, MPH
  •  
    10_08_12_Treating_Depression
    Peter Rabins, MD, MPH
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Oct_01_2012
    This week’s topics include the dangers of sugar sweetened beverages, exercise, diabetes and mortality, steroids and tonsillectomy, and total knee replacements.
  •  
    10_05_12_Fat_and_Sugary_Drinks
    Kerry Stewart
  •  
    10_04_12_Treatment_Change
    Ben Park, MD
  •  
    10_03_12_Breast_Cancer_Subtypes
    Ben Park, MD
  •  
    10_02_12_Unused_Kidneys
    Dorry Segev, MD
  •  
    10_01_12_Wasted_Kidneys
    Dorry Segev, MD
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_Sept_24_2012
    This week’s topics include the risk of pyloric stenosis in bottle feed infants, long term outcomes of gastric bypass surgery, restarting blood thinners and bleeding risk, and a new agent for MS.
  •  
    09_28_12_Targeted_Therapy
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    09_27_12_Mammogram_Risk
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    09_26_12_No_Ovarian_Cancer_Screening
    William Nelson, MD
  •  
    09_25_12_NFL_Help
    Constantine Lyketsos, MD, MHS
  •  
    09_24_12_No_Gingko
    Constantine Lyketsos, MD, MHS
  •  
    International_Medical_Headlines_September_2012
    September 2012 International Headlines
  •  
    PodMed_Week_of_September_17_2012
    This week’s topics include the dangers of tattoos, no change in ovarian cancer screening guidelines, NSAIDS in people who’ve had a heart attack, and allowing your baby to ‘cry it out.’
  •  
    09_21_12_New_Scan
    Constantine Lyketsos, MD, MHS
  •  
    09_20_12_West_Nile
    Redonda Miller, MD, MBA
  •  
    09_19_12_Organic_Food_and_Infections
    Redonda Miller, MD, MBA
  •  
    09_18_12_Better_Food
    Redonda Miller, MD, MBA
  •  
    09_17_12_Surgical_Risk
    Julie Freischlag, MD
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    Frank Lin, MD, PhD
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    Frank Lin, MD, PhD
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    Frank Lin, MD, PhD
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    John Ayers
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    John Ayers
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    William Nelson, MD, PhD
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    Arthur Burnett, MD
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    Mike Klag, MD
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    09_11_12_Why_Circumcise
    Mike Klag, MD
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    Mike Klag, MD
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    This week’s topics include hearing screening for older adults, colonoscopy related factors, lead levels and gout, and kids dying after tonsillectomy.
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    Topics include aspirin and cancer mortality, medical tests on the day of discharge from the hospital, PSA testing and quality of life issues, and stroke, bleeding risk, chronic kidney disease and atrial fibrillation.
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    Julie Freischlag, MD
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    Rita Kalyani, MD, MHS
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    William Nelson, MD
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    William Nelson, MD
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    Arthur Burnett, MD
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    Michele Bellantoni, MD
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    Michele Bellantoni, MD
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    Michael Klag, MD
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    Arthur Burnett, MD
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    Michael Klag, MD
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    Michael Klag, MD
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    Michael Klag, MD
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    This week’s topics include the dangers of eating disorders, watchful waiting in prostate cancer, trans fat regulation, and treating egg allergies.
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    Sherita Golden, MD, MHS
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    Sherita Golden, MD, MHS
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    Peter Rabins, MD, MPH
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    Peter Rabins, MD, MPH
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    Rabins, Peter, MD, MPH
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    PodMed_Podcast_Week_of_July_16_2012
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    Julie Freischlag, MD
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    Julie Freischlag, MD
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    Lawrence Cheskin, MD
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    Lawrence Cheskin, MD
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    Lawrence Cheskin, MD
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    Paul Rothman, MD
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    Paul Rothman, MD
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    Michael Blaha, MD, MPH
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    Michael Blaha, MD, MPH
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    PodMed_Podcast_Week_of_July_9_2012
    This week’s topics include keeping physicians up to date, osteoporosis guidelines for men, obesity screening, and counseling to promote a healthy lifestyle.
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    Michael Blaha, MD, MPH
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    Michael Blaha, MD, MPH
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    Paul Rothman, MD
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    Paul Rothman, MD
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    Paul Rothman, MD
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    Clot busters and blood thinners, liver injury due to medical supplements, a common blood pressure medication and sprue, and assessing thyroid nodules
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    07_06_12_Type_of_Exercise
    Rita Kalyani, MD, MHS
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    Rita Kalyani, MD, MHS
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    Rita Kalyani, MD, MHS
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    William Nelson, MD, PhD
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    Michael Klag, MD
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    This week’s topics include better cholesterol markers, the walk test, alcoholism and obesity surgery, and kidney disease as equivalent to heart attack.
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    Patrick Okolo, MD
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    Bruce Leff, MD
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    Julie Frieschlag, MD
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    Julie Frieschlag, MD
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    Bruce Leff, MD
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    PodMed_Podcast_Week_of_June_18_2012
    This week’s topics include risks of hormonal contraception, stress testing after cardiac surgery, statins, and insulin and fish oil and diabetes.
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    Michele Bellantoni, MD
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    Michele Bellantoni, MD
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    This week’s topics include basal cell cancer treatment, screening for intimate partner violence, aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular events, and multidrug resistant TB.
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    Arthur Burnett, MD
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    Arthur Burnett, MD
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    Richard Chaisson, MD
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    Richard Chaisson, MD
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    PodMed_Podcast_Week_of_June_04_2012
    This week’s topics include the dangers of mail order poultry, updated hormone therapy review in women, kidney disease and tight blood sugar control in those with diabetes, and thyroid dysfunction and heart disease.
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    Redonda Miller, MD, MBA
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    Constantine Lyketsos, MD, MHS
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    Constantine Lyketsos, MD, MHS
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    This week’s topics include the benefits of flexible sigmoidoscopy, dangers of calcium supplements, diabetic foot ulcers, and PSA screening.
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    Kapil Parakh, MD, MPH, Ph.D.
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    Michele Bellantoni, MD
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    Joel Gallant
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    This week’s topics include stress testing after heart procedures, coffee and mortality, air pollution and markers of inflammation, and laxative-free colonoscopy.
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    05_25_12_Aspirin_and_Cancer
    William Nelson, MD
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    William Nelson, MD
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    William Nelson, MD
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    Lloyd Minor, MD
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    Lloyd Minor, MD
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    Mouen Khashab, M.D., director of therapeutic endoscopy and assistant professor of medicine, discusses sphincter of Oddi dysfunction (SOD) including common symptoms, how to diagnose it, and treatment options.
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    This week’s topics include the benefits of probiotics, Millennium villages in Africa, fruits for fruit juice, and infections related cancers worldwide.
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    Alfredo Quinones, MD
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    Alfredo Quinones, MD
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    Duke Cameron, MD
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    Duke Cameron, MD
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    PodMed_Podcast_Week_of_May_7_2012
    Topics include aspirin versus Coumadin in people with congestive heart failure, the problem of babies born to women who use drugs while pregnant, managing type 2 diabetes in adolescents, and mammography indications.
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    Ben Park, MD
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    William Nelson, MD
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    Nisa Maruthur , MD
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    Adil Haider, MD, MPH, FACS
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    Adil Haider, MD, MPH, FACS
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    This week's topics include use of Botox for migraine headaches, infections in cardiac devices, CT in diagnosing appendicitis, and stem cells for a damaged heart.
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    International_Medical_Headlines_April_2012
    International Medical Headlines: April 2012
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    Michael Klag, MD
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    Michael Klag, MD
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    Michael Iati
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    Michael Iati
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    This week’s topics include the best treatment for sciatica, helicopters versus ambulances, types of radiation for prostate cancer, and the cost of preventive medicines for HIV infection.
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    Redonda Miller, MD, MBA
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    Redonda Miller, MD, MBA
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    This week’s topics include comparative effectiveness of urinary incontinence treatments, EKG abnormalities and what they predict, red meat and mortality, and improving colorectal screening compliance.
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    Thomas Magnuson, MD
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    Redonda Miller, MD
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    Pravin Rao, MD
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    Pravin Rao, MD
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    PodMed_Podcast_Week_of_April_9_2012
    This week’s topics include the effectiveness of video to enlist organ donors, intensive screening in women at risk for breast cancer, overdiagnosis of breast cancer, and retinal detachment due to antibiotic use.
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    04_13_12_Vessel_Health
    Kerry Stewart, Ed.D.
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    Steven Thompson, MBA
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    Steven Thompson, MBA
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    Hien Nguyen, MD
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    Hien Nguyen, MD
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    PodMed_Podcast_Week_of_Apr_2
    This week’s topics include antibodies for psoriasis, where it’s safe to get a stent placed, bypass surgery versus stents, and bariatric surgery for diabetes.
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    04_06_12_New_Size
    Peter Rabins, MD
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    Peter Rabins, MD
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    Michael Klag, MD
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    04_03_12_ICU_Sedation
    Dale Needham, MD, Ph.D
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    04_02_12_Smaller_Breaths
    Dale Needham, MD, Ph.D
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    International Medical Headlines March 2012
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    PodMed_Podcast_Week_of_Mar_26
    This week’s topics include the power of peer mentoring, endoscopic versus open repair of hernias, seven factors related to cardiovascular health and death, and antioxidants for Alzheimer’s disease.
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    Frank R. Lin , M.D. Ph.D.
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    Frank R. Lin , M.D. Ph.D.
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    03_28_12_Radiation_Effect
    William Nelson, MD, Ph.D
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    William Nelson, MD, Ph.D
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    William Nelson, MD, Ph.D
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    Evan Lipson, MD
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    Redonda Miller, MD
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    03/22/12: Rapid Flu Tests
    Redonda Miller, MD
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    03/21/12: Elderly and ED
    Michele Bellantoni, MD
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    03/20/12: Statin Dangers
    Constantine Lyketsos, MD, MHS
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    03/19/12: Atypical Antipsychotics
    Constantine Lyketsos, MD, MHS
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Mar 19, 2012
    This week’s topics include fixing holes in the heart, the role of inflammation in heart disease, metal on metal hip implant, and whether more money spent equals better health outcomes.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Mar 12, 2012
    This week’s topics include drugs used in Alzheimer’s disease, opioids in returning veterans, variation in tumors, and the increase in a hospital-acquired infection.
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    William Nelson, MD, Ph.D
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    William Nelson, MD, Ph.D
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    Michael Klag, MD
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    Michael Klag, MD
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Mar 5, 2012
    This week’s topics include flu diagnosis and treatment, stents versus optimal medical therapy for coronary artery disease, and a walking test for hospitalized elderly persons.
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    03/09/12: Older Kidney Recipients
    Dorry Segev, MD
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    03/08/12: Liver Donors
    Dorry Segev, MD
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    03/07/12: Celebrity Status
    Dorry Segev, MD
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    03/06/12: Sex and Addiction
    Sabra Klein, PH.D.
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    Sabra Klein, Ph.D.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Feb 27, 2012
    This week’s topics include the benefits of colonoscopy, two types of testing for colon cancer, vaccination risk in kids, and heart attack fatality risk factors.
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    Charlotte A. Gaydos, DrPH, MPH, MS
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    Charlotte A. Gaydos, DrPH, MPH, MS
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    Peter Rabins, MD
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    02/28/12: Alzheimer's Key
    Peter Rabins, MD
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    Michael Klag, MD
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Feb 20, 2012
    This week’s topics include air pollution and heart attacks, oral human papilloma virus infection, use of blood thinners in those with cancer, and antibiotics and sinus infections.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Feb 13, 2012
    This week’s topics include possible prevention of prostate cancer, the new flu virus controversy, when is it safe to have sex, and the lifetime risk of heart disease.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Feb 6, 2012
    This week’s topics include re-excision for breast cancer, a new drug for uterine fibroids, blood pressure readings in both arms, and surviving burns in kids.
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    02/10/12: Psilocybin and Depression
    Matthew Johnson, PhD
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    02/09/12: Psilocybin Mechanism
    Matthew Johnson, PhD
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    02/08/12: JC Blood Test
    Peter Calabresi, MD
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    Peter Calabresi, MD
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    Roger Blumenthal, MD
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Jan 30, 2012
    This week’s topics include heart risk from fried foods, Avastin and breast cancer, proton pump inhibitors in childhood asthma, and PFCs and immune compromise.
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    Dorry Segev, MD
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    Kala Visvanathan, MBBS
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    Kala Visvanathan, MBBS
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    Constantine Lyketsos, M.D., M.H.S.
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    Constantine Lyketsos, M.D., M.H.S.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Jan 23, 2012
    This week’s topics include a plateau in our national obesity epidemic, overdone medical testing, appropriate intervals for osteoporosis screening, and the dangers of sleep apnea in women.
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    Constantine Lyketsos, M.D., M.H.S.
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    Constantine Lyketsos, M.D., M.H.S.
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    William Nelson, MD, Ph.D
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    William Nelson, MD, Ph.D
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    01/23/12: Drug Use
    Michael Klag, MD
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    International Medical Headlines: Jan 2012
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    This week’s topics include long distance running and cardiac death, marijuana smoking and lung function, dangers of a new blood thinning agent, and dementia and hospitalizations.
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    01/20/12: Publish or Not?
    Michael Klag, MD
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    Stephen Baylin, MD
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    01/18/12: Disease and Inflammation
    Stephen Baylin, MD
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    Michele Bellantoni, MD
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Jan 9, 2012
    This week’s topics include what to do about neck pain, cardiovascular risk reduction with obesity surgery, a study looking at studies, and the global problem of drug abuse.
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    Stephen Baylin, MD
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    Michael McDevitt, MD
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    Enid Neptune, MD
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    Michael McDevitt, MD
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    Michael McDevitt, MD
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    International Medical Headlines: December 2011
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    This week’s topics include the best way to close a stuffed turkey, elf life, the shelf life of fruitcake, and a reindeer-associated virus.
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    12/30/11: A FIB
    Michael Klag, MD
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    Michael Klag, MD
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    William Nelson, MD, PhD
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    Ben Park, MD, PhD
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    Ben Park, MD, PhD
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    Vani Rao, MBBS, MD
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    Vani Rao, MBBS, MD
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    12/21/11: Transfusions and Sickle Cell
    James Casella, M.D.
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    James Casella, M.D.
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    This week’s topics include when to transfuse people at risk, ADHD medications and cardiovascular risk, PCI in centers without bypass capability, and what’s behind stillbirth.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Dec 12, 2011
    This week’s topics include knee pain, flu vaccines in pregnant women, second generation antidepressants, and antibiotic use in children.
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    David Feller-Kopman, MD
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    David Feller-Kopman, MD
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    Joel Gallant, MD
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    12/13/2011: Have You Been Tested?
    Joel Gallant, MD
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    Joel Gallant, MD
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    Neurologist Dr. Steven Zeiler talks about meaningful brain recovery, the stroke research being conducted at Johns Hopkins and when rehabilitation should begin.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Dec 05, 2011
    Managing blood thinners at home, 4 most common medications associated with emergency hospitalizations in the elderly, door in door out time for heart attack treatment, and free medications don’t seem to help.
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    12/05/11: Hearing Loss
    Frank Lin, M.D., Ph.D.
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    Rita Kalyani, MD, MHS
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    12/08/11: Meds and Hospitalizations
    Rita Kalyani, MD, MHS
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Nov 28, 2011
    This week’s topics include vibration to improve osteoporosis, sodium and potassium excretion and cardiovascular risk, use of daily inhaled steroids in kids at risk for asthma, and sepsis and atrial fibrillation.
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    12/02/11: Alcohol and Breast Cancer
    Ben Park, MD
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    12/01/11: Cancer Changes
    William Nelson, MD, PhD
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    11/30/11: Many Modes
    Lawrence Appel, MD, MPH
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    11/29/11: Helping Keep Weight Off
    Lawrence Appel, MD, MPH
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    11/28/11: Inflammation and Cancer
    William Nelson, MD, PhD
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    The Heart of Caring: Daniel Munoz
    A Johns Hopkins-trained physician reflects on a decision about whether to place a 99-year-old patient on a ventilator.
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    The Heart of Caring: Marc Haluska
    An autopsy pathologist talks about his “heroes”— breast cancer patients who agreed to have their tissues harvested immediately upon their passing.
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    The Heart of Caring: Kendra Harris
    A radiation oncology resident explains how patient-centered care requires not only answering patients’ questions, but helping them understand what the questions are.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Nov 21, 2011
    This week’s topics include niacin and statins, impact of cardiac CT, a new drug to raise HDL cholesterol, and remote versus in person weight loss programs.
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    11/25/11: Fiber and Colon Cancer
    Patrick Okolo, M.D.
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    11/24/11: Aspirin and Colon Cancer
    Patrick Okolo, M.D.
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    11/23/11: Is Coronary Calcium for You?
    Michael Blaha, M.D., M.P.H
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    11/22/22: Heart Attack Risk
    Michael Blaha, M.D., M.P.H
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    11/21/11: Coronary Calcium
    Michael Blaha, M.D., M.P.H
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    International Medical Headlines - November 2011
    This month’s topics include a new malaria vaccine, the best strategy for managing coinfection with HIV and TB, and the World Health Summit.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Nov 14, 2011
    Transplanting livers in those who’ve abused alcohol, too many neurons in autism, extracranial bypass for some blocked blood vessels in the brain, and doctors who order stress tests and financial interests.
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    11/18/11: Texting and Dieting
    Lawrence Cheskin, M.D.
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    11/17/11: Depression and Falls
    Michele Bellantoni, M.D.
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    11/16/11: TB and HIV
    Michael Klag, M.D., M.P.H.
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    11/15/11: Malaria Vaccine Woes
    Michael Klag, M.D., M.P.H.
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    11/14/11: Malaria Vaccine
    Michael Klag, M.D., M.P.H.
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    11/11/11: Not Too Old
    Dorry Segev, M.D., PH.D.
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    11/10/11: Transplants and Cancer
    Dorry Segev, M.D., PH.D.
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    11/09/11: Making Excuses
    Lawrence Cheskin, M.D.
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    11/08/11: It's Not All Hormones
    Lawrence Cheskin, M.D.
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    11/07/11: Fat and Hormones
    Lawrence Cheskin, M.D.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Nov. 7, 2011
    This week’s topics include an oral agent for cystic fibrosis, safety of metal detectors for folks with pacemakers, breast cancer risk and alcohol consumption, and ADHD medications and heart risk.
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    Pancreatic Cysts
    Anne Marie Lennon, MD, PhD, director of the Pancreatic Cyst Clinic discusses the prevalence of pancreatic cysts and optimal management.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Oct. 31, 2011
    Investigation of the E. coli outbreak in Germany, lack of benefit of routine chest x-ray and lung cancer mortality, bisphenol A and behavior issues in children, and hormonal changes related to weight loss.
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    11/04/11: MRI and Implants
    Saman Nazarian, M.D.
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    11/03/11: Blood Lipids and Alzheimer's
    Michelle Mielke, Ph.D.
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    11/02/11: Liver Cancer
    William Nelson, M.D., Ph.D
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    11/01/11: HPV and Oral Cancer
    William Nelson, M.D., Ph.D
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    10/31/11: Colonoscopy for Men and Women
    William Nelson, M.D., Ph.D
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    10/28/11: BPH
    Ballantine Carter, M.D.
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    10/27/11: Erectile Dysfunction
    Ballantine Carter, M.D.
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    10/26/11: Wii and Physical Therapy
    Michelle Kho, PT, Ph.D.
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    10/25/11: Fear of Help
    Dinah Miller, M.D.
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    10/24/11: Understanding Psych
    Dinah Miller, M.D.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Oct 24, 2011
    This week’s topics include a new vaccine for malaria, best practices for screening mammography, limiting TV watching for the very young, and new recommendations for managing ADHD.
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    The Heart of Caring: Peter Pronovost
    The critical care specialist reflects on three experiences of patient- and family-centered care.
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    The Heart of Caring: Sarah Andryauskas
    When this emergency department nurse realized that a vision-impaired patient with diabetes couldn’t read his glucometer, she found a solution—and made sure he received it.
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    10/21/11: Reporting Errors
    Kendra Harris, M.D.
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    10/20/11: New Guidelines
    Ballentine Carter, M.D.
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    10/19/11: Considering Statins
    Roger Blumenthal, M.D.
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    10/18/11: Avoiding HIV
    Jean Anderson, M.D.
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    10/17/11: HIV Risk
    Jean Anderson, M.D.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Oct 17, 2011
    This week’s topics include folate and language development in kids, vitamin E, selenium and prostate cancer, supplements and mortality in older women, and Barrett’s esophagitis and esophageal cancer.
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    10/14/11: Too Much Testing
    Redonda Miller, M.D.
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    10/13/11: Spine Injuries and Scuba
    Adam Kaplin, M.D., Ph.D.
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    10/12/11: Scuba and Sensation
    Adam Kaplin, M.D., Ph.D.
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    10/11/11: IUDS and Cancer
    William Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
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    10/10/11: TNF and Cancer
    William Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Oct 10, 2011
    social media to identify alcohol use problems in college students, advance directives and their impact on healthcare costs, surgery at the end of life, nutritional supplements for lung health in people on ventilators
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Oct 3, 2011
    Diagnosing strep based on community incidence, predicting who will develop erectile dysfunction after prostate cancer treatment, treating obsessive compulsive disorder in kids, and the right interval for dialysis.
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    International Medical Headlines - September 2011
    A monthly look at the international medical headlines with Michael Klag, MD, MPH, dean of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Elizabeth Tracey, MS.
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    09/30/11: Mammography and Mastectomy
    William Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
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    09/29/11: Easy Spotting
    Michael Klag, M.D., M.P.H.
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    09/28/11: World Obesity
    Michael Klag, M.D., M.P.H.
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    09/27/11: More ABCs
    Michael Blaha, MD, MPH
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    09/26/11: Heart Disease ABCs
    Michael Blaha, MD, MPH
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Sept. 26, 2011
    This week’s topics include rotavirus vaccine, EKG update, treating varicose veins, and the relationship between stroke and depression.
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    09/23/11: Heart Transplant Survival
    Ashish Shah, M.D.
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    09/22/11: Self Management
    Michele Bellantoni, M.D.
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    09/21/11: Bariatric Surgery
    Michele Bellantoni, M.D.
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    09/20/11: Menopause Myth
    Dhananjay Vaidya, MBBS, Ph.D., MPH
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    09/19/11: Pill Pacemaker
    David Kass, M.D.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Sept. 19, 2011
    This week’s topic is the obesity issue of the Lancet.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Sept.12, 2011
    This week’s topics include lifestyle and diabetes risk in older people, NSAIDS and miscarriage, gastric bypass versus duodenal switch, and intracranial carotid stenting.
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    09/16/2011: Gonorrhea
    Charlotte Gaydos, DrPH, MPH, MS
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    09/15/11: Bias
    Julie Freischlag, MD
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    09/14/11: Surgical Success
    Julie Freischlag, MD
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    09/13/11: Surgical Safety
    Julie Freischlag, MD
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    09/12/11: Solid Line
    Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD, FCCM
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Sept 05, 2011
    This week’s topics include an update on CPR, chocolate and heart disease, tamoxifen and breast cancer, and a new anticoagulant medication for people with atrial fibrillation.
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    09/09/11: Nurses and Doctors
    Julie Stanick-Hutt, Ph.D.
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    09/08/11: Heart CT
    Michael Blaha, MD, MPH
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    09/07/11: Coronary CA
    Michael Blaha, MD, MPH
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    09/06/11: BP
    Bimal Ashar, M.D.
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    09/05/11: Eat Choclate
    Diane Becker, Ph.D
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    09/02/11: Women, Sleep, Dementia
    Seva Polotsky, M.D., Ph.D.
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    09/01/11: Dementia and Sleep Apnea
    Seva Polotsky, M.D., Ph.D.
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    08/31/11: New Melanoma Drug
    William Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
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    08/30/11: Women and Bladder Cancer
    William Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
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    08/29/11: Dogs and Cancer
    William Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of August 29, 2011
    This week’s topics include ambulatory monitoring of blood pressure, changes in medication following hospitalization, the power of food to lower cholesterol, and use of an antibiotic in COPD.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of August 22, 2011
    This week’s topics include surgery for hip fractures and the impact of delay, coronary artery calcium scanning efficacy, emergence of resistant malaria, and a new medication for congestive heart failure.
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    08/26/11: On Dialysis
    Dorry Segev, M.D., PhD
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    08/25/11: Paying for Kidneys
    Robert Montgomery, M.D., D.Phil.
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    08/24/11: Staying Alive
    Robert Montgomery, M.D., D.Phil.
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    08/23/11: Transplant Survival
    Robert Montgomery, M.D., D.Phil.
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    08/22/11: Too Many Antidepressants?
    Ramin Mojtabai, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Aug. 15, 2011
    This week’s topics include soy and menopausal symptoms, geographic variations in angiography, phlebotomy and anemia in those with heart disease, and ten year results from deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease.
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    08/19/11: Nsaids and Dementia
    Constantine Lyketsos, M.D., M.H.S.
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    08/18/11: Not Dementia
    Michele Beallatoni, M.D.
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    08/17/11: Antidepressants and Death
    Michael Klag, M.D., M.P.H.
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    08/16/11: Text Helps
    Michael Klag, M.D., M.P.H.
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    08/15/11: Newborns and Heart Disease
    Michael Klag, M.D., M.P.H.
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    08/12/11: Gene Value
    William Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
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    08/11/11: Updated History
    William Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
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    08/10/11: Expand D
    Redonda Miller, M.D.
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    08/08/11: Part D
    Redonda Miller, M.D.
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    08/09/11: Height and Cancer
    William Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
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    08/05/11: Comorbidity
    Constantine Lyketsos, M.D., M.H.S.
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    08/04/11: Mental or Physical
    Constantine Lyketsos, M.D., M.H.S.
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    08/03/11: Caregiver Impact
    Constantine Lyketsos, M.D., M.H.S.
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    08/02/11: Best Care
    Constantine Lyketsos, M.D., M.H.S.
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    07/29/11: Calcium and your Heart
    Erin Michos, M.D.
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    07/28/11: Not Enough Docs
    Edward Miller, M.D.
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    07/27/11: Using Twitter
    Mark Dredze, Ph.D.
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    07/26/11: Twitter Reveals
    Mark Dredze, Ph.D.
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    07/25/11: Incontinence
    Arthur Burnett, M.D.
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    07/22/11: No Avastin
    Ben Park, M.D.
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    07/21/11: Older Folks and Back Pain
    Michelle Bellantoni, M.D.
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    07/20/11: Trichomonas Consequences
    Charlotte Gaydos, Ph.D
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    07/19/11: Missing Infection
    Charlotte Gaydos, Ph.D
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    07/18/11: Trichomonas
    Charlotte Gaydos, Ph.D
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    07/15/11: Chantix Risk
    Sonal Singh M.D.
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    07/14/11: Maximal Benefit
    Roland Griffiths Ph.D.
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    07/13/11: Psilocybin Dose
    Roland Griffiths Ph.D.
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    07/12/11: Treating Some TB
    Richard Chaisson M.D.
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    07/11/11: Preventing TB
    Richard Chaisson M.D.
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    07/08/11: TV Medicine
    Matthew Czarny
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    07/07/11: Volunteer Benefits
    Michelle Carlson
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    07/06/11: Dementia Prevention?
    Constantine Lyketsos, M.D., M.H.S.
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    07/05/11: No Tanning Beds
    William Nelson, M.D.
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    07/04/11: Caffeine and Alcohol
    Roland Griffiths, Ph.D.
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    07/01/11: Dangerous Inhaler
    Sonal Singh , M.D.
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    08/01/11: Dementia Meds
    Constantine Lyketsos, M.D., M.H.S.
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    PodMed Podcast: Week of Aug. 01, 2011
    This week’s topics include a way to make kidney transplants last longer, the predictive value of sentinel nodes in breast cancer, Medicare Part D, and NSAIDs and Alzheimer’s disease.
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    Anderson Deep Brain Stimulation and Movement Disorders
    Neurosurgeon W. Stanley Anderson, M.D., discusses medical therapies and surgical option (deep brain stimulation) for movement disorders including dystonia and Parkinson's.
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    Sciubba Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    Neurosurgeon Dan Sciubba, M.D., talks about the advantages of endoscopic spine surgery and for whom it's appropriate.
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    Jallo Peds Brain Tumors
    Pediatric neurosurgeon, George Jallo, M.D. speaks about the treatment options available to families of children who have been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
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    Anderson Epilepsy Surgery
    Adult Epilepsy Surgery Neurosurgeon W. Stanley Anderson, M.D., talks about surgical treatment options for adults with epilepsy.
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    Quinones Awake Craniotomy
    Brain surgery - awake craniotomy Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, Dr. Alfredo Quinones, talks about awake craniotomy brain surgery
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    Aneurysms, Unruptured Aneurysms, and AVMs
    Neurosurgeon Judy Huang, MD, discusses the detection and treatment of cerebrovasular disorders, including aneurysms, unruptured aneurysms and arteriovenous malformation (AVM).
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    Degenerative Spinal Conditions
    Tim Witham, MD, discusses treatment alternatives for lumbar (lower back) and cervical spine conditions. Dr Witham is a neurosurgeon with the Johns Hopkins Neurosurgical Spine Center.
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    Movement Disorders
    Ray Dorsey, MD, discusses Parkinson’s and Essential Tremor, treatment and research advances. Dr Dorsey is the Director of the Johns Hopkins Movement Disorders Center.
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    Aneurysms and Strokes
    Dr Alex Coon discusses aneurysms, strokes, and their treatment options, including coiling.
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    Brain Metastasis
    Dr Michael Lim discusses brain metastasis, when cancer spreads to the brain.
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    Heart Disease and Depression
    Johns Hopkins cardiologist Roy Ziegelstein, M.D., discusses heart disease and depression.
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    Transitioning to Latex Surgical Gloves
    Robert Brown and Julie Frieschlag talk about the transition to latex-free surgical gloves and a latex-safe environment at Johns Hopkins.
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    The Genetic Code for Breast and Colon Cancers
    Johns Hopkins scientists have completed the first draft of the genetic code for breast and colon cancers, identifying almost 200 mutated genes not previously associated with tumor initiation, growth, spread or control.
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    Food as Medicine
    Gerard Mullin, M.D., associate professor of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology explains the important role of nutrition in preventing disease and improving overall health.
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    Integrative Medicine
    Linda Lee, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Integrative Medicine and Digestive Center explains the importance of integrative medicine in achieving optimal health and wellness.
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    Primary and Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease
    Roger Blumenthal, M.D., dicusses prevention of cardiovascular disease.
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    Genetics and Heart Disease
    Dan Judge, M.D., talks about the genetics of heart disease.
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    Sublingual Immunotherapy
    Sandra Lin, M.D., assistant professor of professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Johns Hopkins, discusses the pros and cons of sublingual immunotherapy.
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    Prostate Cancer Antigen Testing and Screening
    H. Ballentine Carter, M.D., professor of urology at Johns Hopkins discusses prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing and prostate cancer screening.
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    Lean Sigma
    Dr. Erich Aldrich discusses the importance of using Lean Sigma, a novel business improvement tool, at Johns Hopkins.
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    Health care reform and its impact
    Dr. Edward Miller, Dean and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, describes a Hopkins model for managing many of the newly insured.
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    Pain After Gallbladder Surgery
    Dr. Anthony Kalloo discusses the prevalence of pain after gallbladder surgery and an ongoing clinical study evaluating predictors and interventions in patients with Sphincter of Oddi (SOD) dysfunction.
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    Heartburn
    Patrick Okolo, M.D., M.P.H., chief of gastrointestinal endoscopy at Johns Hopkins, discusses the prevention, diagnosis and management of heartburn.
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    Nutrition
    Gerard Mullin, M.D., gastroenterologist at Johns Hopkins, talks about managing nutritional aspects of GI conditions.
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    GI Second Opinions
    Anthony Kalloo, M.D., chief of gastroenterology and hepatology at Johns Hopkins, talks about the importance of getting a second opinion in gastroenterology.
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    New Curriculum: Genes to Society
    Dr. David Nichols, vice dean for education and Dr. Patricia Thomas, associate dean of curriculum from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine talk about the new medical school curriculum ‘Genes to Society’.
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    The Armstrong Medical Education Building
    Dr. Edward Miller, dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine talks, about the new Anne and Mike Armstrong Medical Education building and how critical it is to the new medical school curriculum.
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    Carol Greider Wins Lasker Award
    Carol Greider, Ph.D., one of the world’s pioneering researchers on the structure of chromosome ends known as telomeres, awarded to share the 2006 Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research.
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    Pamela Paulk Donates Her Kidney
    Pamela Paulk, vice president of human resources, donates a kidney as part of a series of “domino” kidney transplants.
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    The Role of Robotics in Urology
    Dan Stoianovici, Ph.D., director of the Johns Hopkins URobotics program, discusses the role of robotics in urology.
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    Colorectal Cancer Screening
    Frank Giardiello, M.D., Pathology Director, professor of Medicine and Oncology, recommends that anyone over the age of 50 be screened for colorectal cancer.
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    Expectant Management of Prostate Cancer
    Ballentine Carter, M.D., Director of Adult Urology at the Brady Urological Institute, comments on expectant management of prostate cancer.
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    Studying Prostate Cancer As It Develops
    David Berman, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of pathology, oncology and urology at Johns Hopkins, discusses the different ways he and his lab are looking at how prostate cancer develops.
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    Molecular Approaches to Prostate Cancer
    Dr. Shawn Lupold of the Johns Hopkins Brady Urological Institute discusses his research to target prostate cells only -- which will help in prostate cancer treatment.
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    Changes in CPR
    CPR expert Dr. Myron Weisfeldt, Chief of Medicine at Johns Hopkins, describes how two recent studies in the New England Journal of Medicine change how bystander-administered CPR is done.
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    Pediatric Epilepsy
    Dr Patty Vining discusses the diagnosis and management of childhood epilepsy.
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    Better Diagnosing Encephalitis
    Dr Arun Venkatesan talks about the Johns Hopkins Encephalitis Center, and what we're doing to better diagnose and treat encephalitis.
  •  
    What is Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus?
    Dr Daniele Rigamonti defines normal pressure hydrocephalus and discusses its symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
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    What is Hydrocephalus?
    Dr George Jallo explains what hydrocephalus is, how it is diagnosed and the treatment options available.
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    How To Choose a Spine Surgeon
    Dr Ziya Gokaslan explains how to choose a spine surgeon.
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    Epilepsy, Seizures, and Treatment Options
    Dr Greg Bergey discusses various types of seizure disorders and the benefits of epilepsy surgery.
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    Brachial Plexus Injury and Treatment
    Dr Allan Belzberg describes the brachial plexus nerve system and how to treat an injury to the brachial plexus.
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    Pituitary Tumors
    Dr Roberto Salvatori, endocrinologist, discusses pituitary tumors.
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    Team Approach to Treating Brain Tumors
    Neurosurgeon Alessandro Olivi discusses the multi-disciplinary approach to the treatment of brain tumors at Johns Hopkins.
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    How To Choose a Neurosurgeon
    Dr Henry Brem explains the importance of choosing the right neurosurgeon.
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    Low Grade Gliomas
    Neurosurgeon Jon Weingart, MD, discusses low grade gliomas.
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    Low (lumbar) Back Pain Discussion with Dr Ali Bydon
    Low (lumbar) Back Pain Discussion with Ali Bydon, MD, clinical director of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Spine Program and Assistant Director of Neurosurgery.
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    Types of Brain Tumors
    Listen to Dr Jon Weingart discuss the most common types of brain tumors, their treatment and the research that may help in their treatment.
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    Craniosynostosis & Plagiocephaly
    Pediatric neurosurgeon Edward Ahn, MD, talks about craniosynostosis and positional plagiocephaly in infants.
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    Endoscopic Skull Base Brain Tumor Surgery
    Neurosurgeon Gary Gallia talks about minimally invasive endonasal endoscopic surgery for skull base brain tumors.
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    What is Chiari Malformation?
    Dr George Jallo defines Chiari malformation and explains its symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
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    Cancer News Review 7-13-10
    Kimmel Cancer Center director Bill Nelson review the top cancer research stories.
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    Cancer News Review 6-15-10
    Kimmel Cancer Center director Bill Nelson review the top cancer research stories.
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    Cancer News Review - May 2010
    This month's topics include use of hallucinogens and end of life issues in people with cancer, the current state of pancreas cancer treatment, stem cell transplantation globally, and the new prostate cancer vaccine.
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    Kristy Weber - Sarcoma treatment
    Kristy Weber discusses treatments for sarcoma
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    William Nelson inaugural podcast
    William Nelson is named director of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins.
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    Bert Vogelstein 09-06
    Podcast - Bert Vogelstein
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    Cancer News Review 4-10-09
    Bill Nelson provides a wrap-up for hot topics in March 2009 including the value of PSA testing.
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    Cancer News Review 12-15-09
    Bill Nelson reviews top cancer stories from November including prostate cancer screening guidelines, minimally invasive surgery for prostate cancer. Johns Hopkins' Nobel Prize winner.
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    Cancer News Review 11-5-09
    Bill Nelson reviews top cancer stories from October.
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    Cancer Minute 7-14-09
    Childhood Cancer - Bill Nelson discusses a study showing that radiation to the spine and head may be unnecessary for some types of leukemia.
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    Cancer Minute 7-13-09
    Bill Nelson advocates for funding more bold, new research ideas.
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    Cancer News Review 7-6-09
    Dr. William Nelson discusses top stories in June 2009.
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    Cancer News Review 6-5-09
    Dr. William Nelson discusses top stories in June 2009.
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    Cancer News Review 5-8-09
    Wrap-up of cancer news in April 2009.
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    Cancer Minute 5-01-09
    Bill Nelson's one minute take on HPV testing as a screening test for cervical cancer, a recent NEJM study.
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    Cancer News Review 2-25-09
    Bill Nelson, director of the Kimmel Cancer Center wraps up the major cancer research news in February 2009.
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    Cancer News Review 3-15-10
    Kimmel Cancer Center Director Bill Nelson reviews top cancer stories from February including pain and palliative care, genome survey, heat sensor for identifying melanoma, and targeting brain cancer stem cells.
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    Cancer News Review 4-10-09
    Dr. William Nelson discusses top stories in March 2009.
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    Cancer News Review 1-15-09
    Bill Nelson reviews top cancer stories from December including CT scans and cancer risk, cervical cancer screening, vitamin supplementation, and soy.
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    Cancer Minute 4-23-09
    Prostate cancer screening - should men be screened? Does it lead to overtreatment? Bill Nelson discusses recent news on this topic.