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This multi-part written series of articles is now available in podcast form. Dr. Drew reads “A History of Opium,” which includes additional commentary from recognized experts (available only in this version). A previous Weekly Infusion podcast with Internal Medicine/ Addiction specialists Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce Heischober welcome a variety of guests and explore topics ranging from everyday health issues, to the latest medical breakthroughs and treatments, to incredible stories of the ER.

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This multi-part written series of articles is now available in podcast form. Dr. Drew reads “A History of Opium,” which includes additional commentary from recognized experts (available only in this version). A previous Weekly Infusion podcast with Internal Medicine/ Addiction specialists Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce Heischober welcome a variety of guests and explore topics ranging from everyday health issues, to the latest medical breakthroughs and treatments, to incredible stories of the ER.

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It’s got Dr. Drew what else do you need?

By FJNINJA - Jul 08 2018
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Except for more episodes please!

When is the show returning?

By AnnB San Pedro - May 02 2018
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Loved it, want it to come back.

iTunes Ratings

247 Ratings
Average Ratings
210
16
10
4
7

It’s got Dr. Drew what else do you need?

By FJNINJA - Jul 08 2018
Read more
Except for more episodes please!

When is the show returning?

By AnnB San Pedro - May 02 2018
Read more
Loved it, want it to come back.
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Weekly Infusion

Latest release on Jun 17, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 9 days ago

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: Weekly Infusion 01 Nicole Angemi

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For the premiere episode of WEEKLY INFUSION, Dr. Drew Pinsky and Dr. Bruce Heischober pair up with pathologist assistant Nicole Angemi (of @mrs_angemi Instagram fame) to discuss the human body, diseases, and death. Find the "Mystery Diagnosis" photos on Drdrew.com to play along. On the new show WEEKLY INFUSION, two internists with addiction specialties will bring in guests in the know about medical sciences and healthcare. 

Visit Drdrew.com for all the latest info and join the email list at Drdrew.com/contact to get the Dr. Drew's Newsletter.  Subscribe to get it first on Itunes and Podbayfm.com. Rate us! A Playroom Podz Production. 

Oct 26 2016

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Rank #2: WI 56 : Hair Loss Solutions

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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 injections and platelet rich plasma. Get 15 percent off a starter kit at Regenix when you mention Drdrew at checkout. 

This episode is sponsored by Hydralyte.

Jan 10 2018

59mins

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Rank #3: WI 54 : Recognize a Predator

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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 advocacy. 

Sponsored by Alliant.edu

Nov 15 2017

43mins

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Rank #4: Weekly Infusion 30 - Dr James Fallon

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Renowned neuroscientist James Fallon talks about his family's violent history and how he discovered that his own brain's anatomy predisposes him to psychopathy.

This episode is sponsored by Heal.com and Alliant International University. Go to Drdrew.com for details. 

May 29 2017

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Rank #5: WI 55 : Nicole Angemi

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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.

Nov 30 2017

59mins

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Rank #6: WI 50 : Mind Of A Mass Murderer

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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.

Oct 18 2017

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Rank #7: WI 37 - Who Are You, Really?

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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.

Jul 19 2017

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Rank #8: Weekly Infusion 03 Candy Finnigan

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Great minds think alike on Weekly Infusion, addiction specialists Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce are joined by Candy Finnigan, star of A&E's, Intervention.  Candy was one of the very first women to become an interventionist. The threesome discusses the condition of addiction, the history of intervention and various modes of recovery that are now available.

Nov 08 2016

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Rank #9: WI 35 - Dr Alan Schore

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Dr. Drew's favorite guest on his Dr. Drew Podcast. Dr. Allan Schore is on the clinical faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain, and Development. His Regulation Theory, grounded in developmental neuroscience and developmental psychoanalysis, focuses on the origin, psychopathogenesis, and psychotherapeutic treatment of the early forming subjective implicit self.

This episode is sponsored by Alliant University. Go to alliant.edu for more.

Jul 05 2017

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Rank #10: Weekly Infusion 02 Simone Bienne

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Transformational Leader, @SimoneBienne is this week's guest. Simone employs her expertise in sexual issues, neurolinguistic programming and hypnosis to help her clients "get to where they want to be in life." She helps them to establish a positive emotional state by reprogramming their brains and changing negative patterns. Together with Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce, she addresses a variety of topics that range from the stigma of sexually transmitted diseases to fear of vaccines.

Find @SimoneBienne on Twitter and Instagram. And us @WeeklyInfusion

WI Music courtesy of Douglas Pinsky. Visit Drdrew.com for all the latest podcasts.

Nov 02 2016

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Rank #11: Weekly Infusion 17 - Dr Sylvia Tara

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Biochemist and author of The Secret Life Of Fat Dr. Sylvia Tara was discouraged for many years with her own battle of weight gain. Dr. Tara made it her personal mission to discover everything she could about it and its role in the human body.  The result is a treasure trove of information for anyone who wants to understand and work with the good and bad types of fat in order to achieve ones own personal goals.  She chronicles the myriad physiological reasons that people struggle with weight and enlightens her readers about the many important functions of fat in the human body. 

Sponsored by Bergametna.com (Code Word DRDREW for 25 percent off)/ and Hydralyte.com available on Amazon. 

Feb 28 2017

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Rank #12: WI 41 - Nicole Angemi

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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.

Aug 16 2017

58mins

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Rank #13: Weekly Infusion 22 - Dave Pelzer

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Dave Pelzer, bestselling author of A Child Called It, describes how his picture-perfect childhood spiraled into a hellish nightmare of physical and psychological abuse when his mother became a raging alcoholic.  Nearly killed by her on several occasions, Dave's case was one of the worst be documented in the state of California at that time.  Dave is now a popular motivational speaker who extols the healing powers of resilience, optimism and hope. 

 Sponsored by RefillWise.com and Hydralyte.com

Apr 04 2017

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Rank #14: WI 40 - Dr. Sue Johnson and Dr Lisa Palmer-Olsen

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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.

Aug 07 2017

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Rank #15: Weekly Infusion 26 - Nicole Angemi

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Nicole Angemi returns! Can she stump the doctors? Tune in as Nicole joins Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce to talk about her work as a pathology assistant and she subjects them to another round of Mystery Diagnosis.  Play along at drdrew.com

 This episode is sponsored by Hydralyte & Heal.com

May 01 2017

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Rank #16: Weekly Infusion 14 - Diagnosis: Current Events

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This week Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce pick each other's brains about a variety of current events.  The topics range from  clinical trials to prostate cancer to prescription drug prices to Shelley Duvall's recent and disturbing television interview.  They also conduct a hilarious, in-depth analysis of a recent confusing text exchange between Dr. Drew and Adam Carolla.

This episode is sponsored by Bergamet Pro Plus.

Feb 08 2017

41mins

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Rank #17: Weekly Infusion 15 - The Return of Nicole Angemi! 

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Our favorite pathology assistant, Nicole Angemi, returns this week to discuss the health hazards of smoking cigarettes.  One of Nicole's  passions is teaching people about (and how to avoid!) the many preventable illnesses that we willingly inflict upon ourselves via bad habits.  She sees smoking related deaths regularly, and wants to tell you why you need to stop NOW.  Also, find out if she can stump Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce in another round of Mystery Diagnosis.  You can play along at drdrew.com!  Then, Dr James Erlich calls in to go deep on the Bergamet line of products.

This episode is sponsored by Bergamet ProPlus.

Feb 14 2017

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Rank #18: WI 33 - Dr Stephen Porges And Dr. Cheryl Arutt

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Dr. Stephen Porges, originator of Polyvagal Theory, discusses the evolution of the human autonomic nervous system with special guest Cheryl Arutt PsyD.

This episode is sponsored by Aliant.edu and Heal.com

Jun 18 2017

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Rank #19: WI 53 : David McRaney

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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.

Nov 07 2017

1hr 2mins

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Rank #20: Weekly Infusion 13 Dr Cate Shanahan

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Dr. Catherine Shanahan is a board-certified family physician who runs the Los Angeles Lakers nutrition program.  Her book, "Deep Nutrition," is based on the "four pillars of the human diet."  In it she identifies and describes the commonalities between all the most successful nutritional programs people the world over have depended on for millennia to protect their health.  It encourages the birth of healthy children so that the heritage of optimum health can be gifted to subsequent generations. 

This episode is sponsored by Bergamet Pro Plus

Feb 02 2017

48mins

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