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Alcohol consumption has been associated with negative cardiovascular outcomes, yet many clinicians still counsel patients that it is okay in moderation. Past observational studies have supported this idea, showing a dose-dependent relationship between alcohol consumption and the incidence of a-fib. In this episode we will explore the latest RCT out of Australia, which suggest that no level of alcohol intake is safe when it comes to a-fib.


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This episode will review the latest data on the pandemic in a patient-centered manner.


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The incidence and prevalence of prediabetes and Type II Diabetes Mellitus in adolescents and young adults has increased over the past decade. A recent cross-sectional study of 12 years of NHANES data suggests that this population has an associated increased cardiometabolic risk. Listen as our team discusses these findings and some prevention strategies to help improve health outcomes.


In this podcast psychiatrist Dr. Shirah Vollmer will discuss the difference between social distancing and social isolation. Dr. Vollmer will provide practical tips for maintaining healthy relationships and maintaining mental health during this unique time when we are physically separated from others.


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Lack of in-person social encounters and out-of-the-house activities are difficult for anyone but can be especially detrimental for our elderly patients and family. In this podcast, geriatrician Lee Lindquist, MD, will discuss ways to help older adults during shelter-in-place and social distancing. She will review methods to stimulate cognition, encourage socialization, and describe activities to do from a distance. She will discuss pointers for maintaining physical and emotional well-being in this population, which can apply to any period where an older adult is homebound.


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The AAP released new guidelines for the screening and management of high BP in children and teens in 2017. The last recommendations were published in 2004. Join us as we discuss these updated recommendations and their impact on your practice.


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For patients with established cardiovascular disease,aspirin is clearly beneficial as part of secondary prevention. However, when used as primary prevention in patients without documented cardiovascular disease, its benefit is much less certain. This podcast will explore 3 recent trials that evaluated aspirin in different populations and found nobenefit for its use as primary prevention.


The American Academy of Neurology recently published the first updated practice guideline on mild cognitive impairment since 2001. Listen to this week’s episode for an overview of the updated practice guideline, which includes a systematic review of prevalence, prognosis, screening, and treatment research with clear recommendations for practicing clinicians


Based upon CDC data of death, narcotic prescription length of less than 5 days provided the best outcomes and the lowest risk of continued narcotic use.


Best practices in treating acute and chronic pain have been clouded by years of misinformation. Listen to this podcast episode to learn evidence-based recommendations that dispel these myths and encourage a new and better approach to pain management.


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Join us as we discuss barriers to physical activity and how providers can help to address these issues, particularly in women with large breast size.