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With help from leading experts, dark web entrepreneurs, and a homegrown house band, Toxicologists Howard Greller (@heshiegreshie) and Dan Rusyniak (@drusyniak) take you on an entertaining and educational journey into the field of Medical Toxicology. Special thanks to our announcer, Josh Shelov (@shelovj), Witness Protection Products™, and our house band, Meconium Aspirate. Comments, questions, suggestions, future topics, recipes? @dantastictox. Stay Healthy, True Believers!

With help from leading experts, dark web entrepreneurs, and a homegrown house band, Toxicologists Howard Greller (@heshiegreshie) and Dan Rusyniak (@drusyniak) take you on an entertaining and educational journey into the field of Medical Toxicology. Special thanks to our announcer, Josh Shelov (@shelovj), Witness Protection Products™, and our house band, Meconium Aspirate. Comments, questions, suggestions, future topics, recipes? @dantastictox. Stay Healthy, True Believers!
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With help from leading experts, dark web entrepreneurs, and a homegrown house band, Toxicologists Howard Greller (@heshiegreshie) and Dan Rusyniak (@drusyniak) take you on an entertaining and educational journey into the field of Medical Toxicology. Special thanks to our announcer, Josh Shelov (@shelovj), Witness Protection Products™, and our house band, Meconium Aspirate. Comments, questions, suggestions, future topics, recipes? @dantastictox. Stay Healthy, True Believers!

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Episodes

More Beans, Mr. Taggart?

9/11/2019
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &Howard (@heshiegreshie) as they get deep into the nephron with Dr. Josh King (@nephrotox). Gather round as we quote Homer Smith, learn why we have a heart (to pump blood to the kidneys, ‘natch), trigger Howard about lithium, and always remember to request the right dose of dialysis. Delicious Links Homer William Smith"Superficially, it might be said that the function of the kidneys is to make urine; but in a more considered view, one can say that the kidneys make...

Duration:01:16:09

Labs Before Lectures

7/19/2019
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &Howard (@heshiegreshie) as they turn on, tune in, and drop out with Dr. Howard McKinney, Jr. during the Summer of Love and the “Decade of Tox”. They’ll remind you to always know your chemist, round up your spotters, chill out in the space station, experience the Wall Of Sound and never drink the Flavor-Aid. Strap in for a wild ride. Delicious Links history of Rock MedicineWall of Soundlargest, most technologically innovative sound system ever builtOwsley Stanley...

Duration:01:14:39

The Secret Diet of Pets

6/3/2019
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &Howard (@heshiegreshie) as they explore the world of veterinary toxicology with Dr. Ahna Brutlag, Director of Veterinary Services at the Pet Poison Helpline. Find out how the approach to the poisoned veterinary patient is both similar and different to our bipedal brethren. Explore the overlapping arenas of oral anticoagulant toxicity. Find out what you should never, ever feed your cat or dog, and why dogs are basically quadrupedal stomachs. . . Delicious...

Duration:01:03:59

The Ascetic Arachnid

4/9/2019
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &Howard (@heshiegreshie) as they speak with Dr. Rick Vetter about all things brown recluse, why you should always inspect your packages very, very carefully, and why Howard will never move to Kansas. Delicious Links Arachnids submitted as suspected brown recluse spidersto Identify and Misidentify a Brown Recluse SpiderCheck the MapAn infestation of 2,055 brown recluse spiders and no envenomations in a Kansas homeBrown Recluse - Fact, Fear, and LoathingHemolytic anemia...

Duration:01:01:56

Cold Cloth Placed to Brow

3/3/2019
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &Howard (@heshiegreshie) as they speak with Dr. Brent Furbee about Orville Lynn Majors, Jr. a nurse serial killer who was convicted of the murder of 7 patients, but was likely involved in countless others. Find out why nurses know, doctors deny, and administrators push back. Learn why bolus potassium is like a Japanese train during rush hour, find out our favorite physician killers, and why Dan is now heretofore known as “675”. . . Delicious Links Awake Under...

Duration:01:05:37

Release the Kratom

1/28/2019
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &Howard (@heshiegreshie) as they speak with Dr. Ed Boyer about therapies for opioid use disorder, including kratom, ibogaine, and loperamide. Great stuff, deep science and a dispelling of some myths while recognizing some less than savvy science out there. . . Looking forward to part 2, where we find that the dulcet tones of Dan and Howard are the right frequency to treat your blues. Delicious Links Pharmacological Treatment of Opioid Use DisorderMitragynia...

Duration:01:03:31

The Ergogenic Academic

12/24/2018
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That’s not a lump of coal in your stocking . . . Join Dan (@drusyniak) &Howard (@heshiegreshie) as they speak with Dr. Dan Rusyniak (@drusyniak) live on stage at the 2018 North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology Pre-Meeting Symposium. Dan cleverly tricked Howard into being the foil for his live presentation. Enjoy a couple of turkey burgers as they discuss MDMA and other amphetamines, brown fat, fatigue and why Dan is going straight away to rat-hell. Wishing you all a wonderful holiday...

Duration:00:57:31

Don’t Call Her Czarina

11/29/2018
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &Howard (@heshiegreshie) as they welcome the first Chief Opioid Officer at UMass Memorial Health Care, Dr. Kavita Babu (@kavitababu) and talk about tackling the opioid crisis as toxicologists from boots on the ground to the halls of government. Get involved and get “the right, smart people in the room.” Also welcome a new sponsor, онлайн-журнал интернет-мошенничества! Delicious Links UMass launches opioid task forceself-perception of opioid prescribingassay for...

Duration:00:47:40

The Bloody Mess

10/8/2018
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &Howard (@heshiegreshie) as they chat with Dr. Steve Aks as they talk about one of the more concerning toxicologic outbreaks in recent memory - the exposure to brodifacoum through synthetic cannabinoid use. Although still ongoing, this crisis highlights the importance of teamwork and collaboration. Delicious Links synthetic cannabinoids brief discussion of this very topicLeon GussowZombie Day in NYC emerging threat of superwarfarinsbrodifacoum intoxication with...

Duration:01:11:06

The Scent of Bitter Almonds Always Reminded Him of Deadly Bacon

8/31/2018
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &Howard (@heshiegreshie) as they chat with Dr. Vik Bebarta and learn about cyanide infused bacon, hydrogen sulfide, detergent suicide, military teletoxicology and the variety of antidotes and therapies to make you well. Chock full of smoky goodness, this is a delightful listen for your holiday weekend. Delicious Links salad bar terrorismBhagwan Shree Rajneeshexcellent Netflix series hydrogen sulfide bombthe agent in ‘detergent suicide’ in Japan the surprising items...

Duration:01:10:55

The Podcast That Mistook its Pediatrician for a Pork Roll

7/31/2018
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &Howard (@heshiegreshie) as they chat with Dr. Diane Calello and learn what a pediatrician, pediatric emergency physician, addiction specialist, medical toxicologist and lyric soprano does for fun. Learn what makes a kid a kid and what special things to look out for when managing future big humans. Lots to learn here. Delicious Links Radiolab on Poison CentersSmall Poisoned HumansSpecialized Approach to the Poisoned Child Pork Roll vs Taylor HamNJPIESPrevention of...

Duration:01:02:48

Two Boards and a COWS

6/27/2018
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &Howard (@heshiegreshie) as they chat with Dr. Laura Tormoehlen about her experience as a neurologist and toxicologist. Dispel the myths and common misperceptions about the determination of brain death in the toxicology patient and learn the mimics that you need to look out for. Beware the oculovestibular reflex and welcome to Season 2! Delicious Links Determining Brain Death in Adults After Drug OverdoseEvidence-based guideline update: Determining brain death in...

Duration:01:03:01

Isbister Bitsy Spider

5/25/2018
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &howard (@heshiegreshie) as they palaver with Dr. Geoff Isbister (@geoff_isbister) about the poison playground that is Australia. Snakes, spiders and quetiapine, oh my! Learn what color of snake to look out for (hint: all of them), learn how Australians do research (on themselves), and why generally leaving your house down under is a terrible idea. So be like an Aussie, have no fear and turn up the volume. Delicious Links The University of Newcastle Australia...

Duration:01:09:23

In the Weeds with the Full Monte

4/20/2018
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &howard (@heshiegreshie) as they discuss all things marijuana with Dr. Andrew Monte (@PreciseMDMonte) on this very special day. Learn about the interaction between marijuana and ERs in Colorado before and after legalization, the influence of Big Green, and why Turtle isn’t the only one experiencing the Entourage effect. We discuss the issues with edibles, airport amnesty bins, and the issues surrounding increased exposure to marijuana including a disturbing uptick in...

Duration:01:11:02

The Tox and The Hound

4/1/2018
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A very special episode, on this First Day of April. We want to welcome you to our new endeavor! Rabid Toxicologists are FOAMing at the mouth to launch their blog As medical toxicologists we have sat, laid down, and rolled over, as other medical professionals have dominated FOAMtox and social media. We know that you are begging for toxicology content. We know that the contributions we have individually made over the years are only scratching at the surface. We know this is our territory and...

Duration:00:04:19

You do you, boo boo

3/24/2018
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &howard (@heshiegreshie) as they prevent medical errors with Nadia Awad (@Nadia_EMPharmD). Learn why pharmacists are an indispensable part of any medical team, and explore the world of FOAM. Plus, a new segment, DanRants™. Delicious links: Nadia’s Blog EM Pharmacists what do you doGlobal RPH ACEP ACMTACMT TweetchatAre we heeding the warning signs? Examining providers’ overrides of computerized drug-drug interaction alerts in primary care Gabapentin for chronic...

Duration:01:08:27

Black Apron Delivers

2/25/2018
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &howard (@heshiegreshie) as the go full skeletonization with Sabra Botch-Jones (@SabraRuvera). Explore the Adventures of Dr Jones and the case of the Decomposed Cocaine Rats. Learn why you should always make sure that the UPS delivery person washes their hands. And welcome a new product to our stable of advertisers, 23andMeeseeks. Some of Sabra’s work discussed Detection of Cocaine and Metabolites in Bone Following Decomposition Using 2D LC-MS-MSThe detection of NBOMe...

Duration:01:01:11

The Stolbachification of the Flesh

1/29/2018
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &howard (@heshiegreshie) as they explore the exceptions to dose response with Dr. Andrew Stolbach (@toxicologist12). Learn about hormesis, hysteresis, what a peck is and why Dan insists on wearing a hair shirt. Special links for today's episode: Effects of Cobalt-60 Exposure on Health of Taiwan Residents Suggest New Approach Needed in Radiation ProtectionIs Hydrogen Sulfide-Induced Suspended Animation General Anesthesia? Antifragile - Things That Gain From...

Duration:01:03:39

Life is a High-Way

12/20/2017
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &howard (@heshiegreshie) as they explore the neurobehavioral underpinnings of addiction. Learn about the Google Maps of the motivational system of the brain and gain insight into why psychiatric patients and adolescents are such vulnerable populations. And make sure that you check out Dr. Andy Chambers book, The 2 x 4 Model: A Neuroscience-Based Blueprint for the Modern Integrated Addiction and Mental Health Treatment System. Here is a link to the Robinson and...

Duration:01:10:55

Can't Get Enough Fat On Thanksgiving

11/22/2017
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Join Dan (@drusyniak) &howard (@heshiegreshie) as they talk turkey with Dr. Guy Weinberg (@lipidguy) about intralipid emulsion therapy. Learn the history of this therapy and some ideas about where it's headed, along with some holiday tips and very special treats. . . Truly Delicious Links Martha Stewart's Topless Christmas How To Spatchcock a TurkeyApple Pumpkin Pecan PieDressing vs Stuffing Porcini Turkey GravySeriousEats.com Guide to ThanksgivingNYT Guide to Thanksgiving Special thanks...

Duration:01:03:50