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LLP084: Why Men Need To Care About Breast Cancer Awareness?

10/10/2018
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On the podcast episode this week we discuss the importance of October and Breast Cancer Awareness and selfishly discuss why men should be a vocal supporter of the cause. With October officially being Breast Cancer Awareness Month we know its easy to be swept into the mania of wearing everything pink but I believe we really have to stress the true importance of not only being aware of the problem but learning how to recognize when help is warranted. Listen to today's show as we discuss the...

Duration:00:26:37

LLP083: Four Steps To Long-Term Pain Freedom with Dr. Zarinah Hud

10/3/2018
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The podcast episode this week we have special guest Dr. Zarinah Hud (Dr. Zee) who is among America's best Sports and Pain Management specialist. She is on the show to help cap off a three part series discussing pain & pain control. Today she is giving up the four steps to long-term Pain freedom. She even stops by to give the Lunch and Learn community listeners a special offer for her best selling book 15 Minute Meals to Pain Freedom. Listen to today's episode to hear what Dr. Zee has to say...

Duration:00:47:17

LLP082: Are You Ready For Another Deadly Flu Season with Dr. Sabine Elisee

9/30/2018
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This episode is a special bonus for the podcast community and is a replay of my recent Empower Yourself For Better Health Series episode 59 with Dr. Sabine Elisee where we are discussing the pending flu season, common fears associated with the flu vaccine and more. I thought the episode was too good not to give to my Lunch and Learn Community Podcast Listeners. Listen to today's episode to hear what Dr. Elisee has to say for those with a million and one excuses about getting the flu...

Duration:00:24:25

LLP081: What happens when your patient overdoses..

9/19/2018
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This week's episode is a follow up to Episode 80 where I discussed some of the biggest fears physicians have today in regards to treating pain & more importantly prescribing pain medications. On this episode I discuss what happened after getting a call that a patient of mines had an untimely demise due to drug overdose. Listen to today's show to hear first account my reaction on hearing about my patient's death and if I felt it could have been prevented. Listen on Apple Podcast, Google...

Duration:00:30:54

LLP080: Why is your doctor scared to help control your pain?

9/12/2018
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On today's episode we talk about the issue of pain control & just why your doctor is afraid to prescribe you adequate pain medication. The motivation behind this episode was two-fold, on my recent Lunch and Learn survey it was a topic that the community wanted hear about (the topic of opioid use & pain control) as well as the most recent celebratory death of Mac Miller, a well known hip hop artists. Listen to the episode today to see why physicians everywhere are so hesitant to prescribing...

Duration:00:21:20

LLP079: What are some of the biggest issues your doctor in training is facing?

9/5/2018
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On today's episode we talk about a recent Medscape Survey on Resident Lifestyle and Happiness. Medscape recently polled 1900 residents across the US and ask them questions such as their biggest challenge during residency, who bullies them in the hospital and what suggestions on avoiding burnout. Listen to today's shows to understand what are some of the biggest issues your resident physician is facing today. Listen on Apple Podcast, Google Play, Stitcher, Soundcloud, iHeartRadio,...

Duration:00:33:12

LLP078: Who is accountable for your health care?

8/29/2018
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On today's episode we talk about health care accountability and ultimately who is responsible. With all of the recent changes in health care in the last decade and the people coming up on different sides of the coin when discussing whether healthcare is a right or a privilege I thought it would be interesting to see what some of the studies have shown when discussing the topic at hand. Listen to today's shows to understand just what health accountability is, why its so important and ways to...

Duration:00:40:09

LLP077: What is Hospice Care?

8/15/2018
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On today's episode we talk about Hospice care. With the recent news of Aretha Franklin being placed in hospice care and the almost immediate reaction from the general public I knew that having a discussion on just what Hospice is would be important for the Lunch and Learn Community. Listen to today's shows to hear why Hospice could be an important service for your loved ones but also for the caregivers themselves. Listen on Apple Podcast, Google Play, Stitcher, Soundcloud, iHeartRadio,...

Duration:00:38:16

LLP076: If I don't become my patients number one advocate who will

8/7/2018
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On today's episode I come to the true reason for the podcast. After going to Podcast Movement 2018 and having to explain to 40+ people just what the podcast was about I came to the realization that the main underlying theme was patient advocacy. Listen to today's shows as I explain why patient's need someone advocating for them and what is in store on the podcast in the future. Listen on Apple Podcast, Google Play, Stitcher, Soundcloud, iHeartRadio, Spotify Sponsors: Lunch and...

Duration:00:24:22

LLP075: The myth of the perfect medical student with Student Dr. Kendra

7/31/2018
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On today's episode we sit down with Student Doctor Kendra Williams and discuss why the myth of the perfect medical student needs to be shattered to pieces. In today's episode hear how one of her tweets going viral helped shed light on a belief that has far too long that has caused some of our brightest members of society to change their entire outlook on their future careers based on a proposed standard of excellence that plenty people don't reach. You will hear about her path towards...

Duration:00:48:28

LLP074: A minority mental health checkup with Maria Davis-Pierre LMHC

7/17/2018
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On today's episode we discuss minority mental health month with Maria Davis Pierre LMHC, a follow up to last week's discussion on the burden Mental Health plays on minorities. In this episode we will discuss one of the biggest reasons why there is a dedicated month to mental health in the minority community.Also, I ask […] The post LLP074: A minority mental health checkup with Maria Davis-Pierre LMHC appeared first on DrPierresBlog.com.

Duration:00:28:01

LLP074: A minority mental health checkup with Maria Davis-Pierre LMHC

7/17/2018
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On today's episode we discuss minority mental health month with Maria Davis Pierre LMHC, a follow up to last week's discussion on the burden Mental Health plays on minorities. In this episode we will discuss one of the biggest reasons why there is a dedicated month to mental health in the minority community. Also, I ask Maria what are some of the reasons minorities have trouble getting help for their needs and what types of mental health issues that they deal with more frequently. Today...

Duration:00:28:01

LLP073: The Burden of Being the Perfect Black Physician

7/10/2018
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On today's episode we discuss minority mental health month and what the toll is of being a very public black physician has on my every time thought process. Those in the Lunch and Learn Community knows what it means to have your mental health in the best shape you can but what usually gets overshadowed is the effects of just being a minority has on the status of your mental health. As a physician who has taken care of patients from the hospital setting to the rehab facilities and all the way...

Duration:00:22:56

LLP072: Should I keep a secret from my doctor?

7/4/2018
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On today's episode I wanted to talk about some of the most common things we don't tell our physicians and explore should the patient even have to. With much media fanfare for a certain hip hop star not wanting to disclose the fact that he had a child much has been made at whether we have the right to even know. I ask this because when we think about the doctor/patient relation its built on trust and believing that if you tell the doctor everything thing then the outcome will be better for...

Duration:00:31:39

LLP071: Giving thanks to an amazing year

6/26/2018
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On today's episode I wanted to thank all the listeners over the past year who helped me get to season 2 of the Lunch and Learn with Dr. Berry. It has been amazing ride thus far and I can't wait to continue to deliver the bout of excellence I can with the podcast. On this episode find out what has been going on over the past year, why quitting was never an option and just how to I plan to move the podcast forward. Also listen for a chance to get an exclusive discount for the lunch and learn...

Duration:00:17:19

LLP070: How mental health has become a silent killer in men's health

6/19/2018
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On today's episode we discuss the important of June as it relates to mens health. Prostate and Colon Cancer are the typical highlight themes of the month but with the most recent media attention to mental health & wanted to take a closer look at the subject in relation to men today. Some of the statistics are surprising and I hope this episode can serve as a wake up call to someone out there that becoming mentally fit is as important as staying in the gym. Find out on today's show why...

Duration:00:28:54

LLP069: Do you trust your doctor enough to tell them you need help?

6/12/2018
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On today's episode I ask an all important question in the pursuit of mental health & well being. Do you trust your doctor enough to be able to tell them that you need help. With the most recent highly publicized suicide deaths of Kate Spade & Anthony Bourdain the awareness of suicide is definitely on the rise but the important question is for how long. Find out today why suicide rates have increased across the country since 1999, why it has become a public health concern and what you and...

Duration:00:37:05

LLP068: A quick update on colon cancer screening

6/5/2018
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On today's episode I am discussing the most recent guideline changes for colon cancer screening. This is a disease that kills over 50,000 people yearly with the sad fact that over 90% of cases could have been prevented. Find out today why colon cancer deaths are becoming a public health crisis, get a refresher on risk factors associated with colon cancer and ways you can get screened for colon cancer without getting the "dreaded" colonoscopy. Listen on Apple Podcast, Google Play, Stitcher,...

Duration:00:23:40

LLP067: Do you really know what your doctor is allowed to do?

5/29/2018
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On today's episode I am discussing the most recent media story to hit the timeline about a dermatologist/cosmetic surgeon Dr. Windell Davis-Boutte. It is a story of two different issues, once about malpractice, the other about proper social media rules your physician should be following. Find out today why I was a little bit disappointed in my other physician colleagues regarding this story as well especially those who already use social media to increase their brand presence. Listen on...

Duration:00:29:31

LLP066: Why You Need To Get Your Cholesterol Checked Today

5/15/2018
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Today's episode I am discussing the importance of cholesterol and why all your annual physicals include getting that tested. This topic is pretty long overdue seeing that we have talked about everything else that affects heart disease. Right in the beginning I am going to bring up some numbers that should have everyone in the lunch and learn community wondering if there numbers are something that they should be concerned about. Also as bonus I explain why you always have to fast before...

Duration:00:29:53