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This week’s topics include best medicines for atrial fibrillation when a stent is used, the an envelope for cardiac devices to reduce infection ris...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 11:58
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This week’s topics include vaccines and autism, the effects of low-dose aspirin after prostate cancer diagnosis, wearable technologies and surgery ...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 10:43
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This week’s topics include testing for breast cancer mutations, peanut allergy treatment, aspirin use for prevention, and FIT testing for colorecta...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 12:20
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This week’s topics include complications of shoulder surgery, induction of labor, sepsis and death and bag ventilation at intubation.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 11:15
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This week’s topics include push-ups and mortality, primary care physicians and mortality, osteoporosis in men and early initiation of MS therapy.

  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 11:37
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This week’s topics include decolonizing people with MRSA, perinatal depression guidelines, active surveillance for prostate cancer and reducing opi...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 12:56
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This week’s topics include a new tetracycline class antibiotic, a look at topical pain creams and gels, attempts to reduce delirium postoperatively...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 11:40
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This week’s topics include antibiotic treatment for bone and joint infection, the benefits of breakfast, a heart failure prediction score and compu...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 11:54
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This week’s topics include harms related to medical treatment, when to start a common Parkinson’s disease drug, overprescription of antibiotics, an...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 11:13
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This week’s topics include treatment of multiple sclerosis , malaria treatment , overprescription of antibiotics and fecal transplant for ulcerativ...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2019
  • Length: 11:31
Caption: Black Bears in New Hampshire, Credit: Kilham Bear Center
Over the last 30 years, the black bear population in Massachusetts and New England has spiked. What's causing the jump? James Szkobel-Wolff looks i...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 06:13
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This week’s topics include paying people to take heart medicines , resecting the esophagus , economic impact of cardiovascular events and medical a...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 11:29
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This week’s topics include incentivizing healthy behaviors , bundling hip and knee replacements , the cost of a new cholesterol med , and complianc...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 13:23
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This week’s topics include best treatment for atrial fibrillation in people with heart failure , the consequences of penalties for hospital readmis...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 12:01
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This week’s topics include causes of death among U.S. children , lifetime risk of stroke , sleeping more in Seattle , and a new treatment for pancr...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 11:25
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This week’s topics include prostatectomy versus watchful waiting , flu vaccines and heart failure , preventing alarm fatigue in the hospital , and ...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 11:11
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This week’s topics include United States mortality data , acute flaccid myelitis , treating sickle cell in Africa , and measles worldwide.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 11:59
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This week’s topics include younger children and ADHD , a team-based approach to care , intervening in child maltreatment , and obesity and asthma.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 12:05
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This week’s topics include probiotics for gastroenteritis in kids, personality characteristics in adolescence and mortality risk , peanut allergy t...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 11:48
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This week’s topics include benefits of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) , vein harvesting , new exercise guidelines , and omega-3 and vitamin...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 11:01
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This week’s topics include a new agent for gonorrhea, salt and congestive heart failure, the predictive value of troponin measurement, and high blo...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 11:28
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This week’s topics include a comparison of bariatric procedures, a look at DOACs versus warfarin, treatment of mild hypertension, and antibiotic an...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 12:21
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This week’s topics include the impact of cardiovascular fitness on mortality, increasing calories in the ICU, denial of coverage for ED visits, and...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 10:21
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This week’s topics include PUFAs and healthy aging, reduction in cardiovascular events in people with type 2 diabetes using bariatric surgery, adul...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 10:46
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This week’s topics include undiagnosed diseases, sexual assault and mental and physical health in women, timing of TDAP in pregnancy, and statins b...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 10:48