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#OzAnswers: Your Cold and Flu Questions

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have announced that this year’s flu season has started early – and it may shape up to be a bad one. On Tuesday’s show,…

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Deadly Antibiotic-Resistant Bugs Invade Our Hospitals

Before the days of antibiotics, infections were much more deadly. Thousands died from bacterial infections, like syphilis or typhoid, that can now be cured in a few days with a…

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How Depression Affects Your Heart

On today’s show, I had the privilege of talking to Rosie O’Donnell about her recent heart attack. This experience forced her to recognize the signs of having a heart attack…

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Are You Eating Your Feelings?

Many of us eat because we’re angry, bored, stressed, depressed, anxious, watching a movie, busy, not busy enough, hanging out with friends, or just because we have nothing better to…

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Supermarket Medicine: Helpful or Harmful?

Instead of going to a traditional doctor’s office, I’ve noticed a trend in patients going to grocery stores, pharmacies or retail stores for a cold or for a checkup. “Retail-based…

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NY Med: New Frontiers in Medicine

The cutting-edge medicine on NY Med never fails to astonish me. If you haven’t been watching, NY Med is a medical documentary series that chronicles the experiences of physicians and…

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The Link Between Painful Sex and Chronic Pain Syndromes

Is your vagina depressed? Charlotte from the HBO show Sex and the City thought so after her gynecologist had prescribed her an antidepressant for a diagnosis of vulvodynia – a…

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