Rank #1: Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT): From Historical Foundations to Emerging Applications
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.
Mar 14 2016
Rank #2: Breast Basics 101: What Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer Risk, Screening, and Detection
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.
Apr 11 2016
Rank #3: De-Stress for Success: 10 Tips to Conquer Stress
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 and transform their lives from the inside out.
Apr 03 2017
Rank #4: 11 Essential Foods for Infants and Children: Guidelines to Healthy Eating
Parents today are bombarded with confusing and sometimes harmful information in regard to which foods are best to give their kids. Nutritional guidelines are constantly changing and parents don’t know who to trust for medically sound and proven advice that works.
Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle sits down with Dr. Tanya Altmann, pediatrician, founder of Calabasas Pediatrics, and author of the book, What to Feed Your Baby: A Pediatrician’s Guide to the 11 Essential Foods to Guarantee Veggie-Loving, No Fuss, Healthy Eating Kids. The two talk about the importance of introducing children to healthy eating habits from an early age to ensure a good eating adult lifestyle.
Sep 12 2016
Rank #5: Delaying or Deferring the Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease: Can a New Blood Test Help?
Host Jennifer Caudle, DO welcomes Robert Nagele, PhD, a Rowan University researcher and Professor at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Nagele and his team are closing in on a new blood test to detect Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, MS, cancers and other diseases by searching for the autoantibodies created by the disease processes. The test has initially shown to be remarkably accurate in research trials with a capability to accurately assess the stage of disease. More important, it appears to detect pre-clinical disease, giving physicians an opportunity to intervene with lifestyle changes that delay or defer the onset of symptoms.
This program was recorded live at the American Osteopathic Association's annual medical education conference, OMED2015 in Orlando, FL,
Dec 28 2015
Rank #6: Treating Women With Fibroids: Medical, Surgical, and Psychological Priorities
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.
Oct 10 2016
Rank #7: The Importance of Immunizations
August is National Immunization Awareness Month sponsored by the National Public Health Information Coalition. Dr. Jennifer Caudle discusses the important role immunizations play in healthcare.
Sep 12 2018
Rank #8: Health Benefits of Correcting Poor Posture in an Increasingly Sedentary World
Why is it important to understand what our body looks like when we are completing tasks, otherwise known as the study of ergonomics? How do we best counsel our patients, as well as clinicians, to notice changes in posture when sedentary? And how can achieve the more optimal "neutral posture" even when inactive? In this episode, host Dr. Jennifer Caudle welcomes Dr. Rubina Tahir, chiropractor, author, and host of The Rx on My New Philly. Dr. Tahir will discuss the importance of posture given the challenges of technology and other factors driving sedentary lifestyles.
Feb 08 2016
Rank #9: Suicide Awareness: CDC Vital Signs
Tune in as Dr. Jennifer Caudle provides an update on suicide rates in the United States.
Sep 19 2018
Rank #10: Raising Mental Health Awareness
Mental health affects so much of a patient's wellbeing, but unfortunately, the importance of mental health is often overlooked. Dr. Jennifer Caudle joins us to review a deeper dive on mental health statistics.
Sep 12 2018
Rank #11: Breast Cancer's Reality Check: Separating Facts from Fiction for Patients
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 cancer and talk about what patients can expect during a surgical oncologist appointment.
Jun 06 2016
Rank #12: Zika Virus Update: The Family Doc's Guide to Recognition and Treatment
News about the Zika virus have dominated health headlines, but understandings about the full range of viral transmission routes, symptomatology, complications, and rising endemic zones remain unclear for many clinicians.
Joining Dr. Jennifer Caudle for updates in recognitions and treatment for Zika virus infection is Dr. Kecia Gaither, practicing OB/GYN and maternal fetal medicine specialist, and perinatal consultant at St. Lukes Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Most recently, Dr. Gaither served as Director of Perinatal Outreach at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Prior to this post, she served as the Vice Chairman and Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Gaither earned her MPH in health policy and management at Columbia University.
Aug 30 2016
Rank #13: Spatulas over Scalpels: Teaching Medical Students the Language of Food
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, a registered dietitian and Director of Operations and Executive Chef at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. They talk about ways in which teaching culinary medicine to medical students is leading to healthy eating habits and improved outcomes for the larger community.
Apr 08 2017
Rank #14: The Doctor Is In [Another Career]: Nonclinical Jobs and How to Find Them
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?
Joining Dr. Jennifer Caudle is Dr. Heidi Moawad, a neurologist and adjunct professor at John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Moawad is creator of the website, nonclinicaldoctors.com, and author of the book, Careers Beyond Clinical Medicine. They talk about the many nonclinical jobs available to doctors and how to find them.
Mar 10 2017
Rank #15: Ocular Manifestations of Rheumatological Conditions
Guest: Anne Negrin, MD
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.
May 24 2018
Rank #16: Lupus Management Considerations for African American Patients
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 discuss diagnosis, comorbidities, and various treatment options for your lupus patients.
Correction Note: Dr. Blazer has updated that in the U.S., variation homozygosity for APOL1 is present in 13% of the African American population.
May 08 2018
Rank #17: End-of-Life Care: A Physician's Guide to Helping Families
The burden of deciding end-of-life care often falls on family and friends when patients are no longer able to make decisions regarding their own care. What do physicians need to know when guiding families through these tough situations?
Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle is joined by Dr. Marianne Holler, Medical Director of Hospice and Palliative Programs for the VNA Health Group of New Jersey. They talk about what physicians can do to aid families when faced with end-of-life decisions.
Mar 24 2017
Rank #18: Toward Better Care for Veterans: Expert Observations from a Physician Who Served
Dr. Jennifer Caudle welcomes Dr./Col. William Bograkos, Clinical Professor of Military Science, Family Medicine, and Emergency Medicine at the University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Bograkos is also Assistant Professor in Military & Emergency Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, and currently serves as President-Elect for the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine. He discusses the importance of having active conversations with patients who are veterans, with special emphasis on their unique physical and mental health needs. He then talks about efforts to support Joining Forces, a nationwide initiative helping service members, veterans, and their families receive wellness, education, and employment opportunities.
Feb 01 2016
Rank #19: A Practice Unplugged: How a Physician Cares for the Amish in Lancaster County
The Amish population are less likely to undergo annual checkups or engage in preventative care and typically prefer natural methods over institutional medicine. This creates unique challenges for the physicians who care for them.
Dr. Jennifer Caudle talks with Dr. Candice Boyer, owner and medical director of Lancaster County Osteopathic Integrative Health, about her collective experiences caring for Amish patients.
Jul 18 2016
Rank #20: How Information Technology Will Revolutionize Mental Health Care
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 Medicine and Principle Psyciatric Consultant to the Johns Hopkins Multiple Sclerosis and Transverse Myelitis Centers of Excellence, joins Dr. Jennifer Caudle to discuss ways in which technological innovations can enhance psychiatric care and decrease stigma surrounding mental illness.
Aug 01 2016