2017 Podcast Archive - PodMed

PodMed – Week of April 24, 2017

This week’s topics include the dangers of short term corticosteroids, troponin assay for assessing MI, azithromycin and arrhythmia, and eye screening intervals for people with diabetes.

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PodMed – Week of April 17, 2017

This week’s topics include deaths relative to diabetes, increases in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes among US youth, the benefits of spinal manipulation for low back pain, and draft recommendations regarding prostate cancer screening.

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PodMed – Week of April 10, 2017

This week’s topics include weight and mortality, normal BMI and cardiovascular risk factors, flu vaccination and mortality in kids, and an increased incidence of thyroid cancer.

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PodMed – Week of April 3, 2017

This week’s topics include a single novel prosthesis report, the benefits of knee replacement, resorbable stents, and health policy on opioid prescription and treatment for addiction.

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PodMed – Week of March 27, 2017

This week’s topics include ‘drip and ship,’ direct to consumer ads, steroid injections for low back pain, and cancer mutations.

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PodMed – Week of March 20, 2017

This week’s topics include managing after DVT, anticoagulation in folks with a-fib, surviving with cystic fibrosis, and where to have rehabilitation after knee replacement.

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PodMed – Week of March 13, 2017

This week’s topics include how often women need pelvic exams, what we can learn from the oldest old, mouse allergens and asthma, and cardiometabolic death and diet.

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PodMed – Week of March 6, 2017

This week’s topics include testosterone supplementation, acupuncture and migraines, cardiac devices and MRI, and stem cell transplantation for MS.

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PodMed – Week of February 27, 2017

This week’s topics include light treatment and Parkinson’s, ultrasound for bone healing, knee pain treatment over the Internet, and maintaining weight loss.

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PodMed – Week of February 20, 2017

This week’s topics include risks of gestational diabetes, managing low back pain, ED physician opioid prescribing, and cooling the scalp for chemotherapy.

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PodMed – Week of February 13, 2017

This week’s topics include sickle cell trait and HbA1c, carcinogen levels and e-cigarettes, mutations and myelodysplastic syndrome, and kids ingesting pet medicines.

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PodMed – Week of February 6, 2017

This week’s topics include heart problems and e-cigarettes, aortic valve replacement, the health impact of low socioeconomic status, and real life lung cancer screening data.

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PodMed – Week of January 30, 2017

This week’s topics include at home sleep studies, an antibody for C.difficile infection, using big data to examine medical devices, and language concordance and type 2 diabetes control.

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PodMed – Week of January 23, 2017

This week’s topics include coronary calcium scans and hypertension, a look at tonsillectomy, asthma in adults, and diabetes in China.

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PodMed – Week of January 9, 2017

This week’s topics include managing earwax, metformin and other diseases, atypical antipsychotics in palliative care, and firearm purchase without a background check.

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PodMed – Week of January 2, 2017

This week’s topics include a review of sugar recommendations, preventing readmissions to the hospital, benefits of fish oil in pregnancy, and a look at healthcare spending.

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