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Weekly Infusion, hosted by board certified internists, Dr. Drew Pinsky, and Dr. Bruce Heischober, focuses on all things medicine and science. Each week, the doctors tackle a different subject with sensitivity and humor. Expert guests are on hand to help demystify and simplify topics that range from everyday health issues, to the latest medical breakthroughs and treatments, to incredible stories of the ER.

Weekly Infusion, hosted by board certified internists, Dr. Drew Pinsky, and Dr. Bruce Heischober, focuses on all things medicine and science. Each week, the doctors tackle a different subject with sensitivity and humor. Expert guests are on hand to help demystify and simplify topics that range from everyday health issues, to the latest medical breakthroughs and treatments, to incredible stories of the ER.
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Weekly Infusion, hosted by board certified internists, Dr. Drew Pinsky, and Dr. Bruce Heischober, focuses on all things medicine and science. Each week, the doctors tackle a different subject with sensitivity and humor. Expert guests are on hand to help demystify and simplify topics that range from everyday health issues, to the latest medical breakthroughs and treatments, to incredible stories of the ER.

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English


Episodes

WI 56 : Hair Loss Solutions

1/10/2018
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Drs. Drew and Bruce tackle the topic of hair loss and discuss the most current treatments. They are joined by Bill Edwards, CEO of Regenix, who talks about the regimen that Susan Pinsky is finding success with, and hair replacement surgeon, Dr. Parsa Mohebi. Later, they speak with dermatologist Abel Torres MD/JD, Professor and Chairman of Dermatology at Linda Loma School Of Medicine and dermatologist Dr. Hal Weitzbuch who has successfully treated his alopecia patient, Max, with steroid...

Duration:00:59:21

WI 55 : Nicole Angemi

11/30/2017
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Pathologist Nicole Angemi shares some of her favorite stories from the pathology lab and then challenges Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce to a round of Mystery Diagnosis. Find Nicole at @Mrs_Angemi on Instagram! See the live video and photos on YouTube/Drdrew and play along! This episode is sponsored by Alliant University CSP.

Duration:00:59:46

WI 54 : Recognize a Predator

11/15/2017
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Steve Kardian, self defense expert and author of THE NEW SUPER POWER FOR WOMEN, breaks down the mind of a predator and teaches women how to recognize them and protect themselves in vulnerable situations. Elizabeth Smart: Questions Answered: with host Dr. Drew Pinsky airs Nov 20 at 10 p.m. after the two part special Elizabeth Smart: Autobiography on A&E. Go to The Elizabeth Smart Foundation for more details about bringing hope and ending victimization through prevention, recovery and...

Duration:00:43:31

WI 53 : David McRaney

11/7/2017
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Drew welcomes the popular host of You Are Not So Smart Podcast David McRaney to the show. They discuss the Dunning-Kruger Effect, flat-earthers, the backfire effect and much more. This episode is sponsored by Alliant International University School of psychology and mental health, education and teaching, business and management, and law and forensics. Alliant.edu for details.

Duration:01:02:34

WI 52 : Melanoma Update

11/1/2017
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Dr. Omid Hamid, who is at the forefront of this research, shares the latest news of how he and scientists are making incredible advancements in the treatment melanoma with a variety of groundbreaking therapies. This episode is sponsored by Hydralyte and Alliant University CSP.

Duration:00:49:40

WI 51 : Dr Henry Friedman

10/25/2017
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Duke University Pediatric Neuro-oncologist, Dr. Henry Friedman talks about the latest research and treatments for brain cancers. Included is a discussion of his colleague, Matthias Gromeier, who is successfully using the polio virus to treat the most virulent brain tumors. You can find Dr. Freidman at the PRESTON ROBERT TISCH TUMOR CENTER. This episode is sponsored by Hydralyte and Alliant CSP. This episode is sponsored by Hydralyte and Alliant CSP.

Duration:00:41:14

WI 50 : Mind Of A Mass Murderer

10/17/2017
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Mass murder expert, Dr. Jonathan Metzl shares his insight about what drives a person to commit a heinous act like the shooting in Las Vegas. This Episode is sponsored by Hydralyte and Alliant University CSP.

Duration:00:48:57

WI 49 : Mia St. John

10/11/2017
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Five-time World Champion boxer, Mia St. John shares her passion for helping the mentally ill homeless people and the unique strategies that she and her foundation use to help those who are suffering from it. This Episode is Sponsored by Hydralyte and Alliant University CSP.

Duration:00:55:05

WI 48 : Dr V.S. Ramachandran

10/4/2017
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Distinguished neuroscientist talks about his ground-breaking work with Phantom Limb Syndrome, Capgras Syndrome and visual psychophysics. This episode is sponsored by Hydralyte.

Duration:00:51:19

WI 47: Dr Elliot Hirsch and Tawny Kitean

9/25/2017
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Actress Tawny Kitaen joins Dr. Drew to discuss her thirty year odyssey with breast implants. Implant-free now, she is on a crusade to help women understand the implications of choosing implants. Plastic surgeon, Dr. Elliott Hirsch is on hand to share his expertise. This Episode is sponsored by Hydralyte.

Duration:00:54:30

WI 46: All About Your Prostate

9/20/2017
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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month! Dr. Matthew Rettig of UCLA's David Geffin School of Medicine is here on behalf of the Prostate Cancer Foundation to educate us on prostate health and share all the latest research regarding prostate cancer. For more information visit Drdrew.com #savethemales This episode is sponsored by Hydralyte.

Duration:01:11:31

WI 45: Dr Paul Nassif

9/13/2017
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Botched Star, Revision & Ethnic Rhinoplasty Specialist Dr. Paul Nassif joins Dr. Drew to discuss the intricacies of performing facial plastic surgery, advancements in the field and some of his most challenging cases. @DrPaulNassif Sponsored by Hydralyte

Duration:00:44:16

WI 44: A Medical Mystery Solved

9/6/2017
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Author Kate Moore returns for the conclusion of this two part Weekly Infusion Medical Mystery to reveal what caused hundreds of American teenage girls to suffer from debilitating diseases and untimely deaths after working as highly paid artists in local factories. Sponsored by Hydralyte. Click the banner on Drdrew.com to get 30% off at check out. Use Code: DREWHY. Valid through 12/17

Duration:00:45:48

WI 43: A Medical Mystery Pt. 1

8/30/2017
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A Weekly Infusion Medical Mystery! Writer Kate joins us this week for the first of two episodes. In this installment she sets up the mysterious story of several young women who were insidiously poisoned by their employer while working at their "glamorous" and highly coveted jobs. Learn about the purportedly "harmless" business practices that turned into death sentences for majority of them - even though they were merely teenagers. This episode is sponsored by Hydralyte.

Duration:00:33:39

WI 42 - Mary Roach

8/22/2017
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Mary Roach, author of Grunt: The Curious Science Of Humans At War is a bestselling pop science writer and joins us to talk about orgasms, beer aroma wheels, attending mediumship school and a host of other interesting topics!. Sponsored by Hydralyte.com Click on the Hydralyte banner at drdrew.com and use the DREWHY code at checkout for 30 percent off today!

Duration:00:54:29

WI 41 - Nicole Angemi

8/15/2017
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Pathology Assistant Nicole Angemi returns to discuss the stigmas associated mental illness and the difficulties that many people face while seeking treatment for it. She talks about her own diagnosis of bi-polar disorder and her experiences with the condition. Can Dr Drew and Dr Bruce guess one of her mystery diagnosis?? This episode is sponsored by Alliant University CSP and Hydralyte.

Duration:00:58:30

WI 40 - Dr. Sue Johnson and Dr Lisa Palmer-Olsen

8/7/2017
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Dr. Sue Johnson and Dr. Lisa Palmer join Drew for an in-depth discussion on Emotionally Focused Therapy and ways it can be applied to our everyday lives oaths crossover Dr. Drew Podcast 15. The three of them then take calls on single parenting, schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress disorder. Sponsored by Hydralyte and Alliant University CSP.

Duration:01:05:15

WI - 39 The Doctor Who Feels Your Pain

8/1/2017
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Dr. Joel Salinas. professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, has mirror touch synesthesia, a perceptual condition that affects his senses to the point where he experiences the painful physical sensations of his patients. Joelsalinamd.com Sponsored by Drdrew.com and Heal.com

Duration:00:57:48

WI 38 - Inside Batten's Disease

7/26/2017
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Dr. Jill Weimer discusses her work on the extremely rare Batten's Disease, a neurodegenerative disease that affects children. Chris Velona joins to discuss his son Sebastian's experience with the illness and his goal to eventually find a cure. CureBattencln8.org for more. This episode is sponsored by Alliant University.

Duration:00:47:53

WI 37 - Who Are You, Really?

7/19/2017
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Human personality expert, Dr. Brian R. Little, discusses his new book, Who Are You, Really? and describes how "personal projects" influence our lives and can help us to flourish. BrianRlittle.com Sponsored by Alliant University so go to Drdrew.com and click on the banner for more details.

Duration:00:48:48