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Impacts of Prolonged Screen Time on Children's Health

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Sarah E. Domoff, PhD To address the growing issue of prolonged screen time and media use among children, Dr. Jennifer Caudle speaks with Dr. Sarah Domoff, Director of the Family Health Lab at Central Michigan University, about the tools available to help physicians identify and curb screen addiction.


Ocular Manifestations of Rheumatological Conditions

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Anne Negrin Since eye issues are becoming increasingly common in patients with rheumatological conditions, it’s now more vital than ever that physicians are aware of their common symptoms. Joining Dr. Jennifer Caudle is Dr. Anne Negrin, an ophthalmologist in New York, to break down these symptoms and to focus on rheumatological concerns that ophthalmologists see in practice.


Coping with Career Burnout: A Physician's Journey through Renaissance Art

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Career burnout is unfortunately all too common in the healthcare industry, with over half of physicians suffering from at least one symptom of burnout. Not only that, but the rates of depression and suicide in this industry are significantly higher than others. To discuss this very real threat to health care providers, Dr. Jennifer Caudle is joined by Dr. Shawn Jones, ENT physician and author of Finding Heart in the Art: A Surgeon's Renaissance Approach to...


Lupus Management Considerations for African American Patients

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Ashira Blazer, MD Did you know that African Americans are three times as likely to be diagnosed with lupus than other demographic groups? To make matters worse, being diagnosed with lupus doubles their risk of kidney disease, stroke, and heart attacks. To address this growing health threat among African Americans, Dr. Jennifer Caudle is joined by Dr. Ashira Blazer, Instructor in the Department of Medicine and Rheumatologist at NYU Langone Health, to...


Addressing the Challenges of Influenza Vaccination on US College Campuses

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Lisa Ipp, MD Although most college students in the U.S. believe it is important to get an annual influenza vaccine, less than half say they typically get vaccinated, according to results from a new National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) survey. Motivating college students to get their annual flu vaccinations remains a public health challenge that many health care officials have struggled to overcome. Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle chats with Dr....


The Identity Crisis for Healthcare Brands

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Vince Parry In today’s digital world, the way that people interact with health care is very different than in the past. Guest Vince Parry, President and Chief Branding Officer at Parry Branding Group, says there are fundamental problems in the way healthcare companies and their advertising agencies currently market health and wellness brands across digital media. Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle will lead a discussion of the current brand “identity crisis” and...


The Benefits of In-Home Palliative Care

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Evan Rubin, DO Palliative care patients who received in-home, interdisciplinary care could be less likely to need emergency room visits or get admitted to the hospital than those receiving more standard home care. On today’s program, host Dr. Jennifer Caudle will be joined by Dr. Evan Rubin, an internal medicine doctor with Visiting Physician Services, to focus on this unique model for palliative care, how it can improve the quality of life for patients,...


Spatulas Over Scalpels: Teaching Medical Students the Language of Food

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Leah Sarris, RD, LDN It's important for physicians to know how to talk to their patients about healthy eating habits and smart dietary choices, which can be a difficult conversation to have. Tulane Medical School is trying to overcome this obstacle by teaching their medical students how to cook, hoping that it translates into better communication with patients in the future. Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle explores this innovative program with Chef Leah Sarris,...


De-Stress for Success: 10 Tips to Conquer Stress

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Women today often feel fed up, overwhelmed, overworked and completely stressed out. What can physicians do to help patients manage this stress? Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle chats with Dr. Tiffany Lowe-Payne, a family physician, Founder & CEO of the Institute of Transformational Health and Wellness Inc, and author of the book, A Woman’s Guide To De-Stress For Success: 10 Tips to Conquer Stress and Live at Your Best. They talk about how busy women can find balance...


The Doctor Is In [Another Career]: Nonclinical Jobs and How to Find Them

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Heidi Moawad, MD A physician’s career has more flexibility than ever to extend beyond patient care. Health care providers can also use their medical backgrounds to pursue jobs in healthcare management, public policy, education, research and other career paths not directly related to clinical practice. But how do doctors find these nonclinical opportunities? Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle. Joining me today is Dr. Heidi Moawad, a neurologist and adjunct professor...


Treating Women With Fibroids: Medical, Surgical, and Psychological Priorities

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Joining Dr. Jennifer Caudle to share insights about fibroid treatment updates and counseling methods is Dr. Jessica Shepherd, Assistant Professor of OB/GYN and Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecology at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Dr. Shepherd is the founder of HerViewpoint.com, an online forum for women designed to discuss all those women's health topics that are difficult to raise in doctors' offices.


Delivering Safer Pain Management Options in an Era of Opioid Abuse

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Addictions to opioids have soared since the 1990's. It's now estimated that as many as 36 million people worldwide abuse opiods. The medical community not only assumes the heavy responsibility of confronting this epidemic in clinical practice, but also shoulders a significant amount of blame from the general public for overprescribing opioid medications. Where should clinicians on the front lines of care start to address both the clinical priorities and the...


The Rise of Mood Tracking: How Big Data Can Transform Psychiatry

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Mood tracking, a novel integration of technology with psychiatric care to track mental status changes over time, has the potential to fundamentally change how clinicians treat behavioral health disorders. Will smartphone apps become the vehicle for this technology to the wider masses? Dr. Adam Kaplin, Principle Psychiatric Consultant to the Johns Hopkins Multiple Sclerosis and Transverse Myelitis Centers of Excellence, is the founder and inventor of Mood 24/7, a...


How Information Technology Will Revolutionize Mental Health Care

Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Psychiatry gets a bad rep for being one of the more "technophobic" fields in clinical medicine. This negative association stems in part to the difficulty in tracking changes in mood, cognition, and certain behaviors over time. But there is a growing contingency of psychiatric clinicians who are bringing technology into this specialty to help propel standards in mental health care. Dr. Adam Kaplin, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins School of...


Adventures of a Female Medical Detective: Dr. Mary Guinan's Pursuit of Smallpox and AIDS

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Dr. Mary Guinan was one of the first scientists to conduct an initial investigation into the emerging HIV/AIDS epidemic for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Additionally, she was one of the first female physicians to work on smallpox eradication and has been a leading researcher and educator on sexually transmitted diseases. Dr. Mary Guinan is the founding dean of the School of Community Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and is...


Pectus Excavatum: Research Advances Guiding Surgical Innovations

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Pectus excavatum is an uncommon condition, but a highly impactful one for those who are born with it. What do physicians need to know about pectus excavatum when encountering it in practice, and what new advances in treatment are on the horizon? Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle sits down with Dr. Dawn Jaroszewski, a cardiovascular surgeon at the Mayo Clinic, to talk about research updates and treatment options for patients with pectus excavatum.


Breast Cancer's Reality Check: Separating Facts from Fiction for Patients

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO There are many widely circulated myths regarding breast cancer, such as: Beliefs that this disease affects women only. Fears that mammograms can cause cancers to spread. Assumptions that most patients with breast cancer have family histories positive for this disease. Host Jennifer Caudle talks with guest Dr. Monique Gary, a fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist at Grand View Health in Sellersville, Pennsylvania. Together, they dispel myths about breast...


Breast Basics 101: What Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer Risk, Screening, and Detection

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Joining Dr. Jennifer Caudle to discuss top tips in breast cancer risk, screening, and detection is Dr. Monique Gary, breast surgical oncologist at Grand View Health in Sellersville, PA. Dr. Gary earned her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her internship and residency at University of Massachusetts Hospital and went on to complete her fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital.


Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT): From Historical Foundations to Emerging Applications

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO On this episode of Everyday Medicine, host Dr. Jennifer Caudle welcomes Dr. Danielle Cooley to discuss the many facets of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT), and the identification and treatment of somatic dysfunction. Dr. Danielle Cooley is Associate Professor at Rowan SOM in the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine/Neuro-musculoskeletal Institute and Medical Director of the Family Medicine office in Mt. Laurel, NJ.


Overcoming the Odds: A Physician's Journey from the Streets of Louisiana to the War on Terrorism in Iraq

Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO On this episode of Everyday Family Medicine, host Dr. Jennifer Caudle welcomes Dr. Antonio J. Webb to discuss his book, Overcoming the Odds: From the War on the Streets of Louisiana to the War on Terrorism in Iraq. Dr. Webb is an orthopedic surgeon in residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. He is also a motivational speaker and mentors underprivileged middle and high school students interested in medical careers.