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Teaching patients lifestyle management strategies to improve health is no easy task. First steps involve increasing provider knowledge of the impact foods have on health. This episode discusses the latest evidence on different types of meat intake and meat associated compounds on health.

This episode will build on the previous podcast with a focus on how to apply the management guidelines in Asthma with a focus on critical features to know for board preparation. Our objectives will be to understand how to clinically apply the guidelines and consider consider environmental factors in asthma management.

Migraine headaches are expensive: in lost work, productivity but most importantly your patients’ quality of life. As prescribers, we have a lot of options to offer. A review of the latest guidelines, best practices and common approaches to treatment will be discussed.

In the US, about 3500 infants die yearly due to sleep related deaths, from SIDS, accidental strangulation and suffocation during sleep. The rate has remained unchanged since the 1990s when there was an initial decrease. The AAP has updated its EBP guidelines to reflect new evidence to further reduce the risk of sleep related infant deaths. Join us as we discuss the implications of these guidelines – what are the barriers and practice strategies to help your families promote healthy sleep environments for their infants

A recent analysis of US population surveys found that e-cigarette users were more likely to attempt to quit and more successful with smoking cessation. This new evidence is a potential game changer in terms of current policy perspectives and the potential for public health interventions around e-cigarette use. How should we, the primary care community, respond?

Can peanut allergy be prevented in children? This podcast episode will review the newest AAP recommendations on feeding in the first year of life, with a special emphasis on preventing atopic disorders. Our objectives will be to review feeding recommendations, discuss methods to decrease risk of atopic disorders in high risk children and consider future research in pediatric feeding recommendations.

Major agencies have made some significant changes to routine breast cancer screening over the past few years. As new evidence comes out – best practice changes to reflect these findings. Applying these changes to your practice can be challenging. Join Frank, Jill and Susan as they discuss, compare and contrast the most recent EBG from ACS, ACOG and USPSTF and offer some strategies on how to apply to your patients.

Have a patient with Statin Induced Myalgias? This episode will give you the best evidence on a simple and cost effective solution, and dispel common myths about this problem.

In this episode, colleagues discuss the challenges of today’s pain management with opioids in the context of the Martins et al survey study.

Diabetes remission is defined as a return to normal blood sugar control without the use of medications. Use of a very low caloric diet in a primary care setting resulted in significant weight loss and significant remission of diabetes.

Corticosteroids are often prescribed for short-term use for conditions such as asthma exacerbation, contact dermatitis, gout, and Bell’s palsy. Adverse effects from chronic use of corticosteroids is well known, but many clinicians believe that the risk of significant adverse effects from short-term use is minimal. A recent retrospective cohort study was done reviewing the records of 1.5 million adults to assess the adverse effects of treatment with corticosteroids for less than 30 days.

As fall arrives, many patients question the need for an influenza vaccine while clinicians urge patients to get it. 2017-18 flu season data shows high influenza mortality. Learn how to help motivate patients to accept the vaccine.