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Dr. Craig Wax presents a weekly update on various medical topics.

Dr. Craig Wax presents a weekly update on various medical topics.
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Glassboro, NJ

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Dr. Craig Wax presents a weekly update on various medical topics.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Dark Side Of Salt

9/28/2017
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Rowan SOM medical students Feroza Patel and Trajan Barrera talk to family physician and media health expert Dr. Jennifer Caudle about the hidden dangers of salt and what processed food manufacturers don't want you to know.

Duration: 00:25:31


Medical Studies, Correlations and Problems

9/21/2017
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This week, host Dr. Craig Wax is joined Hematologist, Oncologist and Clinical Researcher Dr. Parvez Dara.

Duration: 00:23:26


America's Most Vulnerable Children

9/14/2017
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Rowan medical students Trajan Barrera and Feroza Patel talk to Southern New Jersey CP&P Medical Director and Pediatrician Dr. Shoshana Melman about helping children removed from their homes due to malnutrition and/or violence, and how the system desperately depends on caring foster parents.

Duration: 00:24:27


Yoga, It's Not What You Think It Is

9/7/2017
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Dr. Craig Was talks with special guest expert Leonard Pearlmutter, founder of the American Meditation Institute, about the science and philosophy of yoga.

Duration: 00:23:12


My Immune System Is Ruining My Summer

8/31/2017
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Medical students Trajan Barrera and Feroza Patel talk to Dr. Adarsh Gupta about bad summer allergies and how you can stop them from ruining your summer.

Duration: 00:24:58


Access to Medications

8/24/2017
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Dr. Craig Wax talks with Peter Maybarduk of Public Citizen, a public interest group in Washington D.C. This week's topic is about the issues concerning medication availability.

Duration: 00:27:06


ACA Repeal: How Will That Affect Our Wallets and Heart Rates?

8/17/2017
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Rowan SOM medical students Feroza Patel and Trajan Barrera talk to certified finanical planner and author Steven Wightman, as well as single payer system activist Dr. Elizabeth Rosenthal about how an ACA repeal would affect healthcare costs and access.

Duration: 00:26:47


The Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation

8/10/2017
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Dr. Craig Wax speaks with David Tate, executive director of the Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation. The foundation serves the public through awareness on the osteopathic approach to wellness.

Duration: 00:23:51


The Disease That Literally Takes Your Breath Away

8/3/2017
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Rowan SOM medical students Feroza Patel and Trajan Barrera talk with Hematologist/Oncologist Dr. Trina Poretta about lung cancer prevention, as well as advancements in screening and treatment options for patients across the country.

Duration: 00:25:01


Physician Peer Review

7/27/2017
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Host Dr. Craig Wax talks with Dr. Richard Willner of The Center for Peer Review Justice. The discussion explains what physician peer review is, when it can go astray and how it affects patients.

Duration: 00:25:42


No More Broken Hearts

7/20/2017
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Medical students Feroza Patel and Trajan Barrera talk with Victoria Dupuy, Founder and Executive Director of the non-profit organization "No More Broken Hearts". They discuss the use of Coronary Artery Calcium scanning, which is being touted by some cardiologists as one of the best predictors of a future heart attack.

Duration: 00:26:28


The Genetics of Health

6/29/2017
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Host Dr. Craig Wax is joined by Dr. Sharad Paul, an M.D. physicican who treats skin cancer. He is currently practicing in Australia with training in plastic surgery. He shares his expertise regarding genetics in health and how they affect us.

Duration: 00:25:45


My Memories Make Me Who I Am

6/22/2017
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June is Alzheimer's disease awareness month and hosts Trajan Barrera and Feroza Patel talk to the Dean of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine Dr. Thomas Cavalieri about how to spot the signs of the disease, what can families do about it, and treament options and advances right here at Rowan.

Duration: 00:25:28


Health Savings Accounts

6/15/2017
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Host Dr. Craig Wax talks about health saving accounts. He is joined by economist and author, Dr. John Goodman who gives us the rundown on H.S.A.'s. He discuss their importance in today's world and what we should know before opening an account.

Duration: 00:23:27


Who Is Caring For Health Care Workers?

6/8/2017
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Medical students Feroza Patel and Trajan Barrera talk to Dr. Todd Levin and Alice Farrel about an exciting way to improve compassion, communication, and reduce burnout among healthcare workers.

Duration: 00:25:59


Life After Pneumonectomy

6/1/2017
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This week Host Dr. Craig Wax is joined by Florence Williams, a retired seamstress and local South Jersey resident. The 86 year old discusses her pneumonectomy procedure and recovery process.

Duration: 00:21:12


"Can Your Smart Phone Diagnose You?"

5/25/2017
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Medical students Feroza Patel and Trajan Barrera talk to Sameer Sood, a Chief Health Innovation Officer at Sherbit about technology in medicine and how their intertwined evolution will shape the way you are cared for going forward in the 21st century.

Duration: 00:24:47


A New Phenomenon: Direct Primary Care

5/18/2017
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Host Dr. Craig Wax is joined by guest Dr. Douglas Farrago, who has an M.D. in family practice. He is currently a leader in the field when it comes to direct primary care. Together they discuss everything you need to know about this new phenomenon.

Duration: 00:25:06


Can painting treat Alzhemier patients?

5/11/2017
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Medical students Feroza Patel and Trajan Barrera talk to Second Year Medical students, Shurti Goel & Domenic Filingeri about a novel approach to treating patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

Duration: 00:23:24


Adolescent and Teen Vaccinations

5/4/2017
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Host Dr. Craig Wax is joined by Dr. Kristen Feemster who is a pediatrician and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. They cover all you need to know about your children's shots and how they can help in preventing infectious diseases.

Duration: 00:24:25

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