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More is Not Better: Overutilization of Breast Imaging - Frankly Speaking EP 98

This episode reviews a study that looked at imaging that was performed over a one year period for women with a complaint of breast pain. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

This episode reviews a study that looked at imaging that was performed over a one year period for women with a complaint of breast pain.


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Back to the Future: Measles Resurgence and Vaccine Hesitancy - Frankly Speaking EP 134

Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP Music Credit: Richard Onorato

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Measles were declared eliminated in 2000; however, in June 2019, the CDC announced that there were > 1,000 cases identified in the US—the largest number of cases since 1992. Join us as we discuss the causes of this increase in a vaccine-preventable disease (VPD) and strategies for containing this looming public health concern.


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Leg Cramps in Seniors: Could Alcohol Be the Cause? - Frankly Speaking EP 105

Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD Music Credit: Richard Onorato

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This episode will discuss a Case Control study of seniors to determine if there is a relationship between regular alcohol consumption and nocturnal leg cramps.


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Gun Safety in Pediatric Populations: Exploring New Data and Assessing Risk - Frankly Speaking EP 141

Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC Music Credit: Richard Onorato

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Join us as we discuss gun safety and injury prevention in primary care practice.


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COPD Exacerbations: Who Needs Antibiotics? - Frankly Speaking EP 145

Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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Patients with COPD frequently have exacerbations, often triggered by an acute upper respiratory infection (URI). C-reactive protein (CRP) testing is a new way of assessing whether or not antibiotics are needed to treat.


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What Channel Are You On? Video Visits for Primary Care - Frankly Speaking EP 135

Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC Music Credit: Richard Onorato

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Join us as we discuss a recent report on the use of telemedicine for primary care visits, and debate the benefits and challenges of this healthcare delivery method.


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Are E-Cigarettes Effective Tools for Smoking Cessation, or Are We Just Blowing Smoke? - Frankly Speaking EP 117

Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC & Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP Music Credit: Richard Onorato

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The FDA has not approved any ENDS product as an effective or safe smoking cessation tool. Earlier evidence did not indicate that ENDS were effective or sustainable. Most of these studies were done on earlier prototypes of e-cigarettes. A recent study from the UK found that newer generation ENDS were more successful than approved NRT products for smoking cessation. Join us as we discuss this new evidence and how it impacts strategies to assist with smoking cessation.


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Putting the "Bite" on Type 2 Diabetes - Frankly Speaking EP 115

Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC Music Credit: Richard Onorato

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In this episode we discuss how periodontal disease worsens A1C and other clinical outcomes in T2DM.


FAQ for Updates On Screening from the USPSTF

Screening recommendations issued by the USPSTF in the past year will be summarized and reviewed. The most significant and controversial topics will be prioritized. Within the past year, the USPSTF has issued screening recommendation statements on the following topics: cervical, prostate, and ovarian cancer; osteoporosis; CVD; atrial fibrillation; syphilis among pregnant women; adolescent idiopathic scoliosis; and vision problems among young children.Guest: Ronald Adler, MD, FAAFP

Screening recommendations issued by the USPSTF in the past year will be summarized and reviewed. The most significant and controversial topics will be prioritized. Within the past year, the USPSTF has issued screening recommendation statements on the following topics: cervical, prostate, and ovarian cancer; osteoporosis; CVD; atrial fibrillation; syphilis among pregnant women; adolescent idiopathic scoliosis; and vision problems among young children.


FAQ for Thyroid Disorders

This talk will review relevant approaches to the diagnosis and management of thyroid nodules in the outpatient setting.Guest: Violet Lagari, DO, MPH

This talk will review relevant approaches to the diagnosis and management of thyroid nodules in the outpatient setting.


This presentation will hone in on the practical overlap between psychiatry and medicine in diagnosis and treatment. The speaker will cover (1) the interview, establishing rapport, and the efficient use of time; (2) major areas of psychiatric dysfunction and how they interact with other aspects of health; (3) differential diagnosis of anxiety, psychosis, depression, mood instability, and cognitive problems; (4) behavioral risk, especially suicide; and (5) pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments.