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Cannabis Use in Pregnancy: A Worrisome Trend - Frankly Speaking EP 156

Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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Cannabis use has been increasing as numerous states have decriminalized or even legalized cannabis possession and use. As a result, the rates of pregnant women who use cannabis have been rising. Learn more about these trends and the risks associated with cannabis use in pregnancy.


Herpes Zoster Vaccination: New Recommendations for Shingles Prevention - Frankly Speaking EP 50

This session will review the recommendations put forth by the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for the use of a new shingles vaccine. Dosing, use, and efficacy will be discussed. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

This session will review the recommendations put forth by the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for the use of a new shingles vaccine. Dosing, use, and efficacy will be discussed.


The Flu is Bad for Your Heart - Frankly Speaking EP 56

Patients with chronic diseases, including coronary artery disease, are advised to get yearly flu shots because they are at higher risk for having a more severe illness. Canadian researchers have found that in the week following being diagnosed with the flu, adults over 65 years old have a significantly increased risk of myocardial infarction. Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD

Patients with chronic diseases, including coronary artery disease, are advised to get yearly flu shots because they are at higher risk for having a more severe illness. Canadian researchers have found that in the week following being diagnosed with the flu, adults over 65 years old have a significantly increased risk of myocardial infection


What Does the Evidence Tell Us About Diagnosing and Treating Sinusitis? - Frankly Speaking EP 48

Listen to this episode to learn about the evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and management of acute sinusitis. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

In this session we discuss the EB guidelines for diagnosing and management of Acute Sinusitis.


PPIs: Too Much of a Good Thing? When and How to Discontinue Them - Frankly Speaking EP 37

Learn about new practice guidelines around PPI use and strategies for safely deprescribing them. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

In this session we discuss the current guidelines on PPI use and de-prescribing PPIs to limit adverse effects.


Non-Fasting Lipids for Cardiovascular Risk Evaluation - Frankly Speaking EP8

In this podcast episode, we will consider the rationale for using non-fasting labs to screen for ASCVD as well as review the controversies around their use and talk about the differential diagnosis of hypertriglyceridemia. Guest: Jill M. Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

In this podcast episode, we will consider the rationale for using non-fasting labs to screen for ASCVD as well as review the controversies around their use and talk about the differential diagnosis of hypertriglyceridemia.


Is Shoulder Surgery Beneficial for Impingement Syndrome? - Frankly Speaking EP 86

Adults often present with atraumatic shoulder pain around age 50 and are diagnosed with impingement syndrome (rotator cuff tendonitis). However, as this recent study demonstrates, the standard of care for treatment should not be surgery. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

Adults often present with atraumatic shoulder pain around age 50 and are diagnosed with impingement syndrome (rotator cuff tendonitis). However, as this recent study demonstrates, the standard of care for treatment should not be surgery.


Alternate-day Fasting for Weight Loss - Frankly Speaking EP 19

Is Alternate-day Fasting the future of weight loss? Maybe not... Guest: Jill M. Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

Is Alternate day fasting the future of weight loss? Maybe not….


How to Best Treat Cognitive Impairment – 2018 AAN Recommendations - Frankly Speaking EP 61

In this week’s episode, we’ll be continuing the discussion on the AAN’s updated practice guideline on mild cognitive impairment. Last week’s podcast episode provided an overview of the updated practice guideline, and this week’s episode focuses on treatment recommendations. Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP

In this week’s episode, we’ll be continuing the discussion on the AAN’s updated practice guideline on mild cognitive impairment. Last week’s podcast episode provided an overview of the updated practice guideline, and this week’s episode focuses on treatment recommendations.


Tattooing and Body Modification: From Risky to Mainstream – What Are the Implications for Patient Care? - Frankly Speaking EP 43

In this episode, we discuss the first evidence-based guidelines by the American Academy of Pediatrics on body modification, piercing, and scarification, including complications and assessment of risk. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

In this session we discuss the first EB guidelines by the AAP on body modification, piercing and scarification, including complications and assessment of risk


Is Screen Time Taking Your Child’s Sleep Time? - Frankly Speaking EP 65

Listen to this podcast episode for a brief summary of the literature on electronic media and its relation to sleep—specifically delayed bedtimes and decreased sleep duration. Screen-based media consumption is eating up our sleep health! Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

This session will review a brief report summarizing the literature on electronic media and its relation to sleep—specifically delayed bed times and decreased sleep duration. Screen based media consumption is eating up our sleep health!


The Flu Stops with You – 2017/2018 Influenza Vaccination Recommendations - Frankly Speaking EP 36

In this episode we discuss the updated 2017-2018 recommendations and best practices to increase your patients’ influenza vaccination rates. Find out what is new this season so you’re equipped to combat the flu and keep your patients on their feet. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

In this session we discuss the updated 2017-2018 recommendations and best practices to increase your patients Influenza vaccination rates. What is new this season? Find out and be ready to combat the flu and keep your patients on their feet.