Could Better Sleep Prevent Dementia?
Dr Vega discusses a study exploring a possible link between Alzheimer dementia and daytime sleepiness. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Depression in Young Women: Often There, Often Overlooked
Dr. Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights a gap in treating depression in young women. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - April 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Marijuana and the Developing Brain: Current State of Evidence
What do we know about the effect of marijuana on the adolescent brain? (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - April 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

A Blood Test for Concussions? Now Possible
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy talks about a new blood test that may change the way we approach concussions. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - April 6, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Cognitive Decline Associated With Middle-Age Sleep Problems
Sleep disturbances starting in midlife and continuing into older age can result in cognitive impairment. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - April 6, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The Anti-inflammatory Diet's Surprising Benefits in Children
From ADHD to asthma, adopting this diet early in life can address several long-term health risks, according to Dr Diane Barsky. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - April 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The Anti-inflammatory Diet's Surprising Benefits in Kids
From ADHD to asthma, adopting this diet early in life can address several long-term health risks, according to Dr Diane Barsky. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - April 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

It's Time to Talk to Your Patients About Guns
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy talks about counseling patients on gun safety. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - April 2, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

NSAID Overdose: Are Your Patients Taking Too Much?
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy comments on a study showing that people often take excessive doses of ibuprofen and other NSAIDs for the relief of pain. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - February 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Ready to Start Your Own Practice?
Needing a practice change but don't know where to start? Dr Julie Gunther has been there and offers her advice. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - February 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Confused About the Pneumococcal Vaccine Schedule? You're Not Alone
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights a study showing that many clinicians are unclear on pneumococcal vaccination schedules for adults. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - February 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Atrial Fibrillation: Is Screening a Good Idea?
We can detect more cases of atrial fibrillation with widespread screening. But should we? (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - February 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

New Stroke Guidelines Widen the Treatment Window
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights key elements of new stroke guidelines that all healthcare professionals need to know. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - February 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

'Game Changer': Treat Diabetes and Also Reduce CV Risk
Drs Shubrook and Chamberlain discuss cardiovascular risk reduction associated with SGLT-2 inhibitors and GLP-1 agonists in T2D, and advise clinicians to'be aware.'(Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - February 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Interview With Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD: Update on Flint
Dr Mona Hanna-Attisha updates Medscape viewers on the current state of the Flint water crisis and how clinicians can help protect their own communities from lead exposure. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - January 30, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

'Serious Health Risks' Associated With Pesticides
Pesticides are associated with serious health risks, particularly in children. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - January 22, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

What's the Best 'Breathing Retraining' for Uncontrolled Asthma?
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy comments on a trial that compares two methods of'retraining'asthma patients in breathing techniques. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - January 19, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Type 2 Diabetes in Kids: Don't Miss It
Dr Tyree Winters stresses the importance of identifying at-risk kids and screening often, as much as annually, to be sure that early-stage type 2 diabetes is not missed. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - January 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Hydrochlorothiazide and Skin Cancer: Should We Be Worried?
Should we be concerned about, or take any action on, a new link found between this common antihypertensive agent and skin cancer? (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - January 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Shingles and Shingles Vaccine: An Update
A recently approved shingles vaccine seems to be more effective in preventing the virus. Drs Rapuano and Meghpara from Wills Eye Hospital discuss its role for patients. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - January 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

'Avoid Opioids to Treat Arthritis,' Says a Rheumatologist
Rheumatologic conditions can be treated effectively without the use of opioids, says Dr Jonathan Kay. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - January 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Are Older Diabetes Drugs Safe and Effective?
You might have to prescribe older diabetes drugs to some patients so that they will be able to maintain treatment. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - December 22, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Hormonal Contraception and Risk for Breast Cancer: Many Caveats
This large-scale study is an important contribution to the literature, notes Dr JoAnn Manson, but should it change practice? (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - December 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Gun Sense or Non-sense?
These days, the only limiting parameter to gun ownership seems to be how many people you wish to kill in a brief time, says Dr Lundberg. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - November 15, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Oral HPV in Men: On the Rise
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights one of the week's important news stories for primary care. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - November 3, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Today Source Type: podcasts

How to Talk to Patients About Their Terminal Diagnosis
What is the best way to discuss a terminal diagnosis with a patient? Experts in palliative care weigh in. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - October 30, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Ensuring Meaningful End-of-Life Conversations
How can you communicate with difficult family members about end-of-life decisions? How can you get the conversation started? Palliative care experts offer their suggestions. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - October 27, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

An Advance Directive May Be Hazardous to Your Healt
An alternative to living wills and POLST documents is less subject to interpretation and most valuable in a disaster, says Dr Mirarchi. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - October 27, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Use of Psych Meds in Medical Students and Residents
About 75% of med students and residents use psychoactive drugs. When does use become abuse, and what can we do about it? (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - October 23, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

From Obesity to Practicing Physician: An MD's Personal Story
Dr Paul Grewal shares his story of his battle against obesity and how he uses his personal struggle to support his patients with obesity and diabetes. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - October 11, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

What to Tell Patients About Tattoo Ink
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights one of the week's important news stories for primary care. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - October 6, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The Power to Protect: Vaccination Guidelines for Adults With Chronic Diseases
CDC reviews the latest vaccine recommendations for adults, including patients with chronic medical conditions. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - October 2, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The ABCs of Telemedicine
What are the key steps to take in order to successfully--and profitably--implement telemedicine services? (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - September 25, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

2017-2018 Influenza Vaccination Recommendations
The latest CDC influenza vaccination recommendations outline which vaccine products should--and which should not--be used to protect against flu this season. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - September 20, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Lipid-Lowering, CV Effects of Anacetrapib REVEALed
(Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - September 18, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Does the Mole Always Come Before the Melanoma?
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights one of the week's important news stories for primary care. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - September 15, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

New Study Finds PSA Screening Reduces Deaths-- Is It Valid?
Dr Kenny Lin looks critically at recent statistical modeling data that he believes may set back prostate cancer care. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - September 12, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Rapidly Progressive Dementia: A Surprisingly Easy Fix
A puzzling, rapidly progressive case of dementia--and the solution for both identifying and fixing the cause. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - September 11, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Two 'Incredibly Useful' Tools for Managing Diabetes
Dr Anne Peters demonstrates two continuous glucose monitors--one that provides blood glucose values in real time, and one that lets physicians see 2 weeks of values retrospectively. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - September 7, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Fat but Fit: Myth Challenged
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights one of the week's important news stories for primary care. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - September 1, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Demonizing Processed Foods: It's the Additives, Stupid
Is processed food always bad for you? Not necessarily, says Dr Lundberg. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - August 30, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Can Your Job Increase Your Risk for RA?
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights one of the week's important news stories for primary care. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - August 25, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

A Hot Shower Helps? Diagnosing Cannabinoid Hyperemesis
With the'meteoric'rise of medicinal and recreational cannabinoid use, clinicians should be aware of this idiosyncratic gastrointestinal consequence of cannabinoids. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - August 24, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Seizures, Vomiting, Fear of Dying: The Threat of Hypoglycemia
Dr Anne Peters shares her patients'experiences to describe why hypoglycemia is such an ever-present fear. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - August 24, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The Unexpected and Troubling Rise of Candida auris
Behaving like a multidrug-resistant microbe, C auris is spreading rapidly throughout the world, including in healthcare facilities in the United States. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - August 24, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

We Need More Doctors With Disabilities
Physicians with disabilities are one of the most underrepresented groups in medicine. We need to address this, argues Dr Kenny Lin. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - August 21, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

PCSK9 Therapy in Diabetes: New Context
Dr Robert Eckel reviews research from ADA 2017 on alirocumab in patients with diabetes and mixed dyslipidemia. (Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast)
Source: Medscape Medscape Podcast - August 21, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts