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Hosted by Bill Curtis and quadruple board certified Dr. Steven Taback, Medicine, We’re Still Practicing sits down with doctors from the world’s most preeminent hospitals for insights into their research, practice, and education. The first in this dedicated series is Johns Hopkins Medicine, with the goal of not only to share the magnificent work being done by these hospitals and doctors, but for them to be able to use it as a high-quality educational tool and platform to share insights and research to a large, receptive audience. Medicine, We’re Still Practicing is a thoroughly informative and realistic podcast that speaks not only to the layman medical audience, but appeals to the medical community as well. No topic is off limits, from the insurance industry and universal healthcare to the latest medical advances and all of the quackery and snake oil salesmen you should avoid. However, in accordance with good bedside manner, Dr. Taback and his guests from the medical community keep the conversation light and informative. An important listen during these times of medical uncertainty and differed opinions.

Hosted by Bill Curtis and quadruple board certified Dr. Steven Taback, Medicine, We’re Still Practicing sits down with doctors from the world’s most preeminent hospitals for insights into their research, practice, and education. The first in this dedicated series is Johns Hopkins Medicine, with the goal of not only to share the magnificent work being done by these hospitals and doctors, but for them to be able to use it as a high-quality educational tool and platform to share insights and research to a large, receptive audience. Medicine, We’re Still Practicing is a thoroughly informative and realistic podcast that speaks not only to the layman medical audience, but appeals to the medical community as well. No topic is off limits, from the insurance industry and universal healthcare to the latest medical advances and all of the quackery and snake oil salesmen you should avoid. However, in accordance with good bedside manner, Dr. Taback and his guests from the medical community keep the conversation light and informative. An important listen during these times of medical uncertainty and differed opinions.

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Hosted by Bill Curtis and quadruple board certified Dr. Steven Taback, Medicine, We’re Still Practicing sits down with doctors from the world’s most preeminent hospitals for insights into their research, practice, and education. The first in this dedicated series is Johns Hopkins Medicine, with the goal of not only to share the magnificent work being done by these hospitals and doctors, but for them to be able to use it as a high-quality educational tool and platform to share insights and research to a large, receptive audience. Medicine, We’re Still Practicing is a thoroughly informative and realistic podcast that speaks not only to the layman medical audience, but appeals to the medical community as well. No topic is off limits, from the insurance industry and universal healthcare to the latest medical advances and all of the quackery and snake oil salesmen you should avoid. However, in accordance with good bedside manner, Dr. Taback and his guests from the medical community keep the conversation light and informative. An important listen during these times of medical uncertainty and differed opinions.

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English


Episodes

35 - Save Your Skin - Dr. Payam Abrishami

12/27/2021
Dr. Payam Abrishami joins the show to discuss all things dermatological. Dr. Abrishami is a Dermatologist in Agoura Hills, CA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Today we learn: How bad is the sun for our skin? Do most OTC skin products even work? Is that new mole something we should go get checked out? How do we properly care best for our skin? All these questions and more are answered on this episode of Medicine, We’re Still Practicing. Episode Timestamps: 2:25 What...

Duration:00:34:41

34 - Dr. Suzanne Donovan - Ebola Outbreak Discussion Revisited

11/11/2021
In this episode, we revisit our conversation with Dr Suzanne Donovan and her harrowing work on the Ebola outbreak. As Dr. Donovan breaks down her first time fighting overseas against this truly terrible disease, one can't help but draw the similarities and foreshadowing between her work in a nation in desperation, and the COVID pandemic that was just around the corner. Episode Timestamps: 1:40 How is Ebola spread? Why is the outbreak so bad in West Africa? 4:20 Why were so many doctors dying...

Duration:00:28:59

33 - Caring for Elders

7/27/2021
In the third installment for our Cedars-Sinai series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by Geriatrician Dr. Sonja Rosen, where they discuss the in’s and out’s Geriatric Medicine and at home care for the elderly. The group also discusses the organization (or lack there of) of the countries medical records in regard to polypharmacy, how to handle the difficult conversations that revolve around elderly care, and some tips for both you and your loved ones to live a long and...

Duration:00:33:21

32 - Shortness of Breath

6/17/2021
In the second installment for our Cedars-Sinai series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by pulmonary and Critical Care Director Dr. Victor Tapson, where they discuss all things pulmonary embolism and hypertension related. Pulmonary hypertension is known as the silent killer because more often than not, you’re only diagnosed after it’s too late. The panel discuses some of the causes for pulmonary embolism, how COVID has played a role in the disease, as well as signs and...

Duration:00:33:17

31 - Healing the Gut

6/3/2021
Is Crohn's passed on from family members? Does diet have anything to do with it? In the first installment of our Cedars-Sinai series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by Gastroenterologist Dr. Stephan Targan, where they discuss the ins and outs of IBD and Crohn's disease. Dr. Targan shares some key insight on symptoms and techniques used in the fight against this widespread disease that is thought to affect almost 3 million Americans. Dr. Targan also enlightens us on the...

Duration:00:31:41

30 - Killing Cancer with Mice

5/20/2021
On this episode, Bill and Dr. Steve are joined by three members of the Certis Oncology team: CEO Peter Ellman, Dr. Arun Singh M.D., and Surgical Oncologist Dr. Fritz Eilber M.D. Certis is an early stage biotech company with a focus on advancing translational oncology through the O-PDX technique. O-PDX standing for “patient derived xenografts” are models of cancer where the tissue or cells from a patient's tumor are implanted into an immunodeficient or humanized mouse. Certis acquires...

Duration:00:35:25

29 - Smart Cranial Implants - The Brain 2.0

5/6/2021
In our final installment for our Johns Hopkins series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by founder of the field and Johns Hopkins Director of Neuroplastic Facial Reconstruction, Dr. Chad Gordon. In this episode, Dr. Gordon illuminates the groundbreaking developments in Smart Cranial Implants, and shares his passion for the importance of a dedicated Neuroplastic Facial Reconstructive Surgeon. Dr. Gordon shares how his team is leading the charge in building the next evolution...

Duration:00:32:56

28 - Disaster Medicine and Emergency Care

4/22/2021
In our seventh installment for our Johns Hopkins series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by Assistant Director of Special Operations at Johns Hokpins Medicine, Dr. Matthew Levy, where they discuss the harrowing yet heroic care that the nations frontline EMT’s delivered during the pandemic. You’ll discover how the complexity of top notch EMS care is coordinated, as well as ground-breaking innovations like the Israeli AED drone delivery protocol, and the inner-workings...

Duration:00:36:50

27 - Johns Hopkins Medicine: Reliving The Moments

4/8/2021
In the sixth installment of our Johns Hopkins series, host Bill Curtis relives some favorite moments. Hear from Dr. Dale Needham, Dr. Martin Brodsky, and Dr. Megan Hosey on their innovative and groundbreaking techniques in the ICU. We also touch on Dr. Christopher Earley’s revolutionary care and treatment of Restless Leg Syndrome. And finally, we learn from Dr. Ken Pienta about the in’s-and-outs of the silent killer that is prostate cancer, and how best we can treat it pre- and...

Duration:00:26:44

26 - Dr. Megan Hosey: Peace of Mind (In the ICU) - Johns Hopkins Series

3/25/2021
In the fifth installment of our Johns Hopkins series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by Dr. Megan Hosey to discuss her work in providing frontline psychological care to patients in the ICU. In an extremely unique field, Dr. Megan Hosey is gifted with the powerful skillset of providing warmth and psychological support to ICU patients in very troubled times. There needs to be more Dr. Hosey’s in the world! In this dedicated series, we're showcasing the medical breakthroughs...

Duration:00:33:07

25 - Dr. Christopher Earley: The Science of Sleep (Or Lack Thereof)

3/11/2021
Dr. Christopher Earley, professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins University, shares his Sleep Science research with hosts Bill Curtis and Dr. Steven Taback, discussing popular sleep issues (or lack thereof) including Restless Legs Syndrome, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Hygiene, and overall factors that affect the quality of your sleep. In this dedicated series, we're showcasing the medical breakthroughs and innovations from one of the world's most preeminent hospitals: Johns Hopkins Medicine. Johns...

Duration:00:32:15

24 - Dr. Martin Brodsky: Freedom of Speech (Johns Hopkins Series)

2/25/2021
In the third installment of our Johns Hopkins series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by Dr. Martin Brodsky, Speech Pathologist, Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Dr. Brodsky shares his insight on Speech Pathology in the ICU, dealing with dysphagia (swallowing problems), and physical therapy for vocal cord damage. In this dedicated series, we're showcasing the medical breakthroughs...

Duration:00:31:58

23 - Dr. Ken Pienta: Pinning Down Prostate Cancer (Johns Hopkins Series)

2/11/2021
In the second installment of our Johns Hopkins series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by Dr. Ken Pienta, Professor of Urology, Oncology, Pharmacology, Molecular Sciences, and Director or Research for The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute as he sheds light on the state of the art for treatment and outcomes of prostate cancer. In this dedicated series, we're showcasing the medical breakthroughs & innovations from one of the world's most preeminent hospitals: Johns...

Duration:00:28:31

22 - Dr. Dale Needham: Awake in the ICU (Johns Hopkins Series)

1/28/2021
In the first installment of our Johns Hopkins series, hosts Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis are joined by Dr. Dale Needham, Medical Director, Critical Care Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Program, and Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Dr. Needham’s breakthrough work & research in wakefulness in the ICU is paving the way for how the industry treats delirium and post intensive care syndrome to improve ICU stays and reduce recovery times. In this dedicated series, we're...

Duration:00:43:15

21 - Understanding the Virus with Dr. Howard Fullman

1/15/2021
Board Certified Gastroenterologist Dr. Howard Fullman joins the show again to update and enlighten us on everything COVID-19 related. Topics range from vaccine distribution, ICU’s during a surge, and the UK virus mutation. Timestamps: 1:30 Dr. Steve gives an update on how his ICU is handling the surge 3:17 What medications are working the best to decrease COVID mortality? 5:00 How do you get the message across to those that remain indignant to the quarantine guidelines? 7:15 What are the...

Duration:00:38:49

20 - Children and COVID-19 with Infectious Disease Expert Dr. Kristin Moffitt

10/6/2020
Children seem to have much stronger immunity than adults to COVID-19, but there may be more to it than what meets the eye. Pediatric Infectious Disease Expert and Harvard Professor Dr. Kirstin Moffitt explores the effects of COVID specifically in relation to children, and the new developments around vaccines, trials, infections, and so much more. TIMESTAMPS: (1:46) How has the focus at Boston's Children’s Hospital changed during the COVID pandemic? (3:28) Why is there a disparity in...

Duration:00:35:04

19 - Vaccines and the Future of COVID with Epidemiologist Dr. George Rutherford

9/15/2020
There is so much information passing around the internet about the virus these days, that it’s such a breath of fresh air to have the renown Professor of Epidemiology and Head of the Division of Infectious Diseases at UCSF, Doctor George Rutherford, on to help illuminate some of the common questions, myths, and fears regarding the upcoming state of the vaccine as well as the roadmap for the US as it continues to battle COVID-19. TIMESTAMPS: (3:00) Why does the US have such a larger...

Duration:00:42:04

18 - Dr. Philippe Friedlich: Pediatric Surgery, Neonatal Therapeutic Hypothermia, Pre-Mature Births, and CHLA

8/18/2020
Dr. Phillipe Friedlich, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, Co-Director of the Fetal and Neonatal Institute and Chief of the Division of Neonatology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles shares his experiences of neonatal surgery, new developments in pediatric medicine, and more! A complete science of its own, Bill, Dr. Taback, and Dr. Philippe Friedlich dive into the world of fetal care and neonatal medicine in this exciting episode. (2:19) Dr....

Duration:00:35:45

17 - Dr. Howard Fullman: COVID, Probiotics, and the Impact of Coronavirus on the Future of Medicine

7/28/2020
Bacteria, probiotics and COVID. Should we be exposing our children to more bacteria? Should everyone be taking a probiotic? Gastroenterologist Dr. Howard Fullman shares some thoughts on COVID-19 and its relating politics, the efficacy of probiotics, and building a pandemic-proof immune system. Board Certified Doctor of Internal Medicine and Gastroentrology Dr. Howard Fullman joins Dr. Steven Taback and Bill Curtis to chat about COVID-19 and its politics, as well as shine light on some...

Duration:00:36:54

16 - A Coronavirus Update with Dr. Steven Taback

7/15/2020
Host and quadruple board-certified Dr. Steven Taback runs down all the new news related to COVID-19 since our last pandemic episode. Dr. Taback also shares some personal experience on dealing with difficult end-of-life situations.(2:35) How does exercise help prevent COVID-19? (3:25) How bad is alcohol for preventing the virus? (3:54) Why does the US have so many more cases than every other country? (9:24) Why are there more cases of African Americans contracting the virus over Caucasians?...

Duration:00:43:32