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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.


Pri-Med News Episode #6

Topics covered in this episode include:                                                         1. Adolescent Vaping - 0:30                                                                           2. Mortality in Male Breast Cancer Patients - 2:19                                           3. PrEP Awareness and Race - 4:43                                                              News content provided by HealthDay, all rights reserved. 


Safe and Effective Narcotic Use in Chronic Pain - Frankly Speaking EP 16

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. Guest: Alan Ehrlich, MD

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.


Screening for Dementia; Better Than MMSE (Mini Mental Status Exam) - Frankly Speaking EP 60

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. Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP

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


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Barriers to Physical Activity: Women's Breast Size - Frankly Speaking EP 125

Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BCMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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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.


Preventing Opioid Dependence While Effectively Treating Pain - Frankly Speaking EP 89

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. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

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.


Digital Media Use and ADHD Symptoms in Teenagers – Is There an Association? - Frankly Speaking EP 85

A recent longitudinal study of high school students in the LA area found a modest but significant association between high-frequency digital media use (phones, tablets) and subsequent ADHD symptoms. Join us as we discuss these findings and the possible impact on adolescent primary care. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

A recent longitudinal study of high school students in the LA area found a modest but significant association between high-frequency digital media use (phones, tablets) and subsequent ADHD symptoms. Join us as we discuss these findings and the possible impact on adolescent primary care.


Put That Finger Down! The End of the Screening Rectal Exam - Frankly Speaking EP 73

Listen to this week’s podcast episode to learn about a meta-analysis showing no benefit to rectal examinations in men. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

Listen to this week’s podcast episode to learn about a meta-analysis showing no benefit to rectal examinations in men.


Binge Drinking in Adolescents: A Sober Subject That Begs for Attention - Frankly Speaking EP 78

For adolescents who binge drink, when they begin and how often they do it affects academic performance. This episode discusses the findings of a longitudinal analysis of secondary school students in Canada: The COMPASS study. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

For adolescents who binge drink, when they begin and how often they do it affects academic performance. This episode discusses the findings of a longitudinal analysis of secondary school students in Canada: The COMPASS study.


Don’t Make Me Exercise – Give Me Some Tea & a Pill! - Frankly Speaking EP 72

A recent AHA presentation offered data that showed an overwhelming amount of patients would prefer to take a pill or drink tea rather than exercise to lower their BP. This begs the questions: How much does drinking tea lower BP? Does exercise help those with primary HTN or resistant HTN who are already on medication? Finally, how do we get our patients to exercise? Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP

A recent AHA presentation offered data that patients overwhelming would prefer to take a pill or drink tea, rather than exercise to lower their BP! This begs the question how much does tea drinking lower BP and does exercise help those with primary HTN or resistant HTN who are already on medication and finally, how do we get our patients to exercise!


Your Morning “Cup of Joe” Could Be Doing More Than Starting Your Day - Frankly Speaking EP 54

This session will review the existing evidence between coffee consumption and multiple health outcomes. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

This session will review the existing evidence between coffee consumption and multiple health outcomes.


Mom, Do I Have to Practice the Piano Again? The Benefit of Music Instruction on Executive Function - Frankly Speaking EP 71

Listen to this week's episode to learn about a randomized trial of children in music vs. visual arts instruction. Music instruction led to improvements in verbal intelligence, executive functions, and academic performance. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

Listen to this week's episode to learn about a randomized trial of children in music vs. visual arts instruction. Music instruction led to improvements in verbal intelligence, executive functions, and academic performance.