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The longest running community radio show in the universe dedicated to all things health and medicine and well-being - curing Saturday night hangovers every Sunday morning since March 1996!A team of irreverent (but relatively well qualified) medicos and special guests from around Australia and the Globe shed light on everything from Asthma to Zika Virus, your headaches and your heartaches, your sneezing and your snoozing, your meditation and your medication - it's your prescription with your Triple R subscription!The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

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The longest running community radio show in the universe dedicated to all things health and medicine and well-being - curing Saturday night hangovers every Sunday morning since March 1996!A team of irreverent (but relatively well qualified) medicos and special guests from around Australia and the Globe shed light on everything from Asthma to Zika Virus, your headaches and your heartaches, your sneezing and your snoozing, your meditation and your medication - it's your prescription with your Triple R subscription!The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

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Radiotherapy

Latest release on Aug 02, 2020

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The longest running community radio show in the universe dedicated to all things health and medicine and well-being - curing Saturday night hangovers every Sunday morning since March 1996!A team of irreverent (but relatively well qualified) medicos and special guests from around Australia and the Globe shed light on everything from Asthma to Zika Virus, your headaches and your heartaches, your sneezing and your snoozing, your meditation and your medication - it's your prescription with your Triple R subscription!The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion

Caring for Elders During a Pandemic

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Geriatrician Dr Olivia Gobbo discusses the challenges of aged care during the pandemic; performer and writer Jean Kittson, talks about her book We Need to Talk About Mum & Dad: A Practical Guide to Parenting Our Ageing Parents, and shares insights on caring for our parents as they age; and the team canvass the logistics of wearing a mask, and the health benefits of laughing. With presenters Dr Mal Practice, Nurse Epipen, and Dr G Spot.

Aug 02 2020

52mins

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Dr. Michael Mosley, and the Surprising Benefits of Isolation

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British doctor, television presenter, health journalist and author Dr. Michael Mosley discusses his new book Covid-19: What you need to know about the Coronavirus and the Race for the Vaccine; Dr Patient canvasses some surprising benefits of isolation, and the team discuss the societal issues being revealed by the Coronavirus pandemic. With presenters Dr Doolittle, Panel Beater, Dr Patient, and Training Wheels.

Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_?lang=en

Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler?igshid=3944brpx7l0g

Jul 26 2020

55mins

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Transgender Health; and Staying Stoic During Lockdown

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Provisional Psychologist Lee Taube canvasses their latest research on transgender health, wellbeing, and adversity; Miss Diagnosis shares her experience as a doctor working on the pandemic frontline; Prudence Dear explores the practice of stoicism during the pandemic; and the team discuss mask wearing and drug use in lockdown. With presenters Dr Nick, Panel Beater, Miss Diagnosis, and Prudence Dear.

Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_?lang=en

Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler?igshid=3944brpx7l0g

Jul 19 2020

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Community Housing Hard Lockdown

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The team focus on the health and well-being of the Melbourne community housing residents who have been living through a hard lockdown over the past week, with guests Awatif Taha, a resident of Flemington tower block; journalist Margaret Simons, who has been reporting on-site through the week, and Areej Nur, spokesperson from the 'Voices from The Block' group. With presenters Panel Beater, Dr Sharma, and Neo Natal.

Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_?lang=en

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Jul 12 2020

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Venting your Spleen, Community Care, and Genital Body Image

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Dr Josie Samers, a GP Consultant in the GP Liaison team at Alfred Health, canvasses the role of GPs in post-hospital community care; Kaz Cooke, cartoonist and author of many books on girls and women's healthdiscusses public health messaging and genital body image; and Nurse Epipen talks about the work of Spleen Australia and the spleen registry. With presenters Dr Mal Practice, Nurse Epipen, and Dr G Spot.

Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_?lang=en

Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler?igshid=3944brpx7l0g

Jul 05 2020

48mins

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Family Violence and Addiction during the Pandemic

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Professor Kelsey Hegarty, who holds the joint Chair in Family Violence Prevention at the University of Melbourne and the Royal Women's Hospital, discusses research into managing family violence in hospitals; Dr Doolittle and Dr Spock give an update on Coronavirus in Australia; and Cyber Sioux canvasses drug and alcohol addiction during the pandemic. With presenters Dr Doolittle, Panel Beater, Dr Spock, and Cyber Sioux.

Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_?lang=en

Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler?igshid=3944brpx7l0g

Jun 28 2020

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Geneticist Professor David Sinclair on Longevity

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In this interview special, Australian-born, Harvard Medical School geneticist Professor David Sinclair talks to Radiotherapy's Panel Beater (aka Kent Goldsworthy) about his research on the role of exercise, diet, intermittent fasting, and cutting-edge age-combating drugs in lengthening human life-spans to between 120 and 150 years. Professor David Sinclair is the author of the book Lifespan: Why We Age, And Why We Don't Have To

Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_?lang=en

Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler?igshid=3944brpx7l0g

Jun 23 2020

36mins

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Euthanasia, Fast Food, and End of Life Care

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Pharmacist Prof Michael Dooley talks about euthanasia medication and its use in end of life care; Dr Gemma Sharp AKA Dr G-Spot discusses her entry in to The Early Career Researcher Showcase Finals; Rainbow Doc canvasses new research on childhood obesity and fast food advertising; and Prudence Dear discusses the benefits of older people recording their life story. With presenters Dr Nick, Panel Beater, Dr G-Spot, Rainbow Doc, and Prudence Dear.

Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_?lang=en

Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler?igshid=3944brpx7l0g

Jun 21 2020

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The Science of Ageing with Dr. Kate Gregorevic

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Dr. Kate Gregorevic, who works in both acute hospital medicine and community settings, talks about how we can avoid or manage major diseases as we age, including heart health, diabetes and dementia, and boost everyday behaviours to improve enjoyment of life. Her new book is 'Staying Alive: The Science of Living, Healthier, Happier, and Longer'. The team also explore why COVID-19 is more dangerous for older people. With presenters Panel Beater and Neo Natal.

Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_?lang=en

Instagram: https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler?igshid=3944brpx7l0g

Jun 14 2020

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Eating Like an Animal, Drunkorexia, and Lung Transplants

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Professor Stephen J. Simpson, Entomologist and co-author of new book Eat Like The Animals, discusses the appetites of animals and what this means for our own diets; Respiratory physician Professor Trevor Williams canvasses developments in lung transplants; and the team explore the prevalence of drunkorexia in young people, and the mindfulness of knitting. With presenters Dr. Mal Practice, Nurse Epipen and Dr G Spot.

Website: https://www.rrr.org.au/explore/programs/radiotherapy

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/

Twitter:   https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_?lang=en

Instagram:  https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler?igshid=3944brpx7l0g

Jun 07 2020

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Dermatology, Telehealth, and Schools

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Dermatologist Professor Rod Sinclair discusses hand washing and the impact of coronavirus on patient consultations; Cyber Sioux talks about the uptake of telehealth during the crisis; Dr Spock canvasses coronavirus in schools; and Dr Dolittle gives an update on the state of the pandemic in Australia. With presenters Dr Dolittle, Panel Beater, Cyber Sioux, and Dr. Spock.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/

Twitter:   https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_?lang=en

Instagram:  https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler?igshid=3944brpx7l0g

May 31 2020

48mins

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Dissociation, Telehealth, & Government Health Policy

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The team discuss the presentations and impacts of complex trauma and dissociation: New research into the most effective way to quit smoking; The experience of telehealth: And the Federal Government's COVID-19 mental health policy package. With Radiotherapy presenters Dr Nick, Rainbow Doc, and Panel Beater.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/

Twitter:   https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_?lang=en

Instagram:  https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler?igshid=3944brpx7l0g

May 24 2020

47mins

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Conspiracy theories, Throat swabs, and the Economics of Lockdown.

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Professor Chris Edmond discusses the economics of lockdown, and Professor Axel Bruns canvasses COVID-19 conspiracy theories. And the team discuss pandemic re-entry syndrome, and the brain-tickling feeling of a coronavirus swab. With presenters Dr Sharma, Neo Natal, and Panel Beater.

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/RadiotherapyOnTripleR/

Twitter:   https://twitter.com/_radiotherapy_?lang=en

Instagram:  https://instagram.com/radiotherapy_tripler?igshid=3944brpx7l0g

May 17 2020

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Pandemics, Migraines, and Exercise in Iso

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Infectious Disease Physician Dr David Griffin compares COVID-19 to past pandemics; Specialist Sports and Exercise Medicine Physician Prof Peter Brukner OAM discusses exercise in isolation; and the team celebrate International Nurses Day; and yoga for migraines. With presenters Dr Mal Practice, Nurse Epipen and Dr G Spot.

May 10 2020

49mins

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Keeping connected during a crisis

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The team reflect on life during the pandemic and discuss mandatory flu vaccines, Clive Palmer, studying during lockdown, the new Shrink The Virus podcast, managing mental health in this crisis, herd immunity, and keeping connected in isolation. With presenters Dr Doolittle, Dr Spock, Training Wheels, Dr Patient, Cyber Sioux, and Panel Beater

May 03 2020

47mins

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Doctors on the COVID Frontlines; and Staying Motivated in a Crisis

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The team explore statistics on car accidents during economic downturns; how we deal with guilt and motivation in a crisis; the experiences of online psychotherapy; weighing up the risks and benefits of vaping, and what it's like to work as a doctor on the frontline of the COVID-19 health response. With presenters Dr Nick, Rainbow Doc, Prudence Dear, Miss Diagnosis, and Panel Beater.

Apr 26 2020

47mins

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Coronavirus modelling, Indigenous health, and Med students

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Mathematical epidemiologist and infectious disease modeller Professor James McCaw describes how mathematical modelling is helping inform Australia's response to the coronavirus pandemic; neurosurgery registrar and activist Dr Ruth Mitchell canvasses the unique risks that coronavirus poses for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; and the team discuss how medical students are assisting health care workers during the crisis. With presenters Dr Sharma, Neo Natal, and Panel Beater. 

Apr 19 2020

45mins

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Contact tracing, Vaccination, and the Benefits of Gardening

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Academic and infectious disease physician Dr Sarah McGuinness discusses the process of COVID-19 contact tracing; Associate Professor Tom Kotsimbos canvasses vaccination development and the effectiveness of the current response to the pandemic; SAY Australia President Rich Stephens talks about the the benefits of creative expression in supporting young people who stutter; and the team explore the psychological benefits of gardening. With presenters Dr Mal Practice, Dr G Spot, and Nurse Epipen.

Apr 12 2020

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The importance of laughter in a time of crisis

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Comedian Michael Shafar discusses the importance of laughter in a time of crisis; and the team canvass social isolation, dealing with guilt and anxiety, health system preparedness, and managing children with COVID-19. With Radiotherapy presenters Dr Dolittle, Cyber Sue, Dr Spock, and Panel Beater.

Apr 05 2020

44mins

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder; and Misinformation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Psychologist Dr Fran Beilharz canvasses some common misconceptions about body dysmorphic disorder; and the team discuss misinformation, social isolation, and online communication amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic. With Radiotherapy presenters Dr G Spot, Panel Beater, Dr Nick, and Prudence Dear.

Mar 29 2020

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