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Infant Sleep Safety: AAP Recommendations Explained - Frankly Speaking EP 32

In the US, about 3500 infants die annually due to sleep related deaths including SIDS, accidental strangulation, and suffocation. The AAP has recently updated its evidence-based practice recommendations in an effort 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. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

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


Late Breaking News: Let's Talk About Alcohol Consumption and Health Outcomes - Frankly Speaking EP 31

Alcohol consumption correlates to a variety of health outcomes, some adverse while others are improved. In this episode, we’ll review recent publications like the UK Whitehall II Observational Cohort Study and discuss how moderate alcohol consumption may have an adverse effect on the CNS while also having other protective effects on heart disease and all-cause mortality. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

In this session we’ll review a recently published study on the moderate consumption of alcohol and its effect on the brain. Best practices will be discussed.


Help Me with My Headache—Please! - Frankly Speaking EP 30

Migraine headaches can severely impact your patients’ quality of life, and as prescribers, we have a lot of options to offer. Listen to this podcast episode for a review of the latest guidelines, best practices, and common approaches to treatment. Guest: Jill Terrien, PhD

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.


Practical Approaches to the New Guidelines on Breast Cancer Screening - Frankly Speaking EP 29

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 evidence based guidelines from ACS, ACOG and USPSTF and offer some strategies on how to apply to your patients. Guests: Susan Feeney, DNP, Jill Terrien, PhD

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.


E-Cigarettes – Risks of Teen Vaping - Frankly Speaking EP 28

E-cigarettes were first introduced to the US market in 2007 as a means of helping smokers stop using tobacco-based cigarettes. However, the use of e-cigarettes has increased significantly among US teens. Join us as we discuss potential public health concerns regarding vaping and US teens. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP

E-Cigarettes were 1st introduced to the US market in 2007, essentially to help smokers stop smoking tobacco-based cigarettes. There is some evidence it might have been beneficial for some adults to quit smoking. However their use has increased significantly specifically in US teens. Join us as we discuss the potential public health concerns regarding vaping and US teens.


The American Heart Association Update on the Role of Fat in Your Diet - Frankly Speaking EP 27

The AHA published their recent review on the role of fat in diet and concluded that saturated fat is a likely cause of CV adverse outcomes. Their position on the role of dietary saturated fat seems in contrast to available best evidence. This episode will review the association’s statement and discuss the data behind the update. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP

The AHA published their recent review on the role of fat in diet and concluded that saturated fat is a likely cause of CV adverse outcomes. Their decisions seem in contrast the best evidence available; this session will review the AHA position and maybe reach a different conclusion


The Opioid Epidemic: Is Your Practice Changing? - Frankly Speaking EP 26

This episode covers today’s challenges of using opioids for pain management in the context of the Martins et al survey study. Guests: Jill Terrien, PhD, Susan Feeney, DNP

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


Artificial Sweeteners: Does Diet Soda Do More Harm Than Good? - Frankly Speaking EP 25

This podcast episode considers recent data that sheds light on how diet soda and artificial sweeteners might influence CNS outcomes, especially the risk for ischemic stroke. Guest: Jill Terrien, PhD

This podcast episode considers recent data that sheds light on how diet soda and artificial sweeteners might influence CNS outcomes, especially the risk for ischemic stroke.


Whole Milk Does Not Increase Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes - Frankly Speaking EP 24

This podcast episode reviews the results of a meta-analysis that found no negative relationship between whole milk consumption and cardiovascular disease or with mortality. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

This podcast episode reviews the results of a meta analysis that found no negative relationship between whole milk consumption and cardiovascular disease or with mortality.


Here’s to Your Health: What Meat Shall You Eat? - Frankly Speaking EP 23

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. Guest: Kenneth Peterson, PhD, FNP-BC

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.


Fruit Juice and Kids: How Sweet it is - Frankly Speaking EP 22

Kids love fruit juice. But how much is OK? What are the facts on fruit juice consumption in kids and what should you advise the families you care for? In this episode, we will discuss the latest recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics and how they may impact your practice. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

Kids love fruit juice. But how much is OK? What are the facts on fruit juice consumption in kids and what should you advise the families you care for? In this episode, we will discuss the latest recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics and how they may impact your practice.


New Simpler HPV Vaccine Schedule - Frankly Speaking EP 21

HPV immunization has been recommended for pre-teens and teens for over a decade, however vaccination rates remain low. In October 2016 the CDC changed their recommendations to 2 doses of HPV vaccine in teens before their 15th birthday (from 3 doses), does this make it easier for completion? Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

HPV immunization has been recommended for pre-teens and teens for over a decade, however vaccination rates remain low. In October 2016 the CDC changed their recommendations to 2 doses of HPV vaccine in teens before their 15th birthday (from 3 doses), does this make it easier for completion?