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Episode 58: Common Pulmonary (Lung) Conditions, Pulmonary Health, and How to Maintain Healthy Lungs

Please join and listen to this wonderful review of common conditions affecting the lungs. Dr Schwartz provides us with information regarding how today’s air quality affects developing lungs in children, how it affects those of us who are adults and may or may not have underlying pulmonary issues.

We review the most common pulmonary concerns, advances in therapy and how to maintain good pulmonary health.

Dr Schwartz shares some very recent information on the genetics associated with one of the more common pulmonary diseases, Pulmonary Fibrosis.

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Episode 57: Ophthalmology: Common Conditions of the Eye

Ophthalmology is a medical surgical specialty concerned with the study and treatment of disorders and diseases of the eye. Listen as this episode reviews common conditions that affect the eye and our vision. Find out what you need to know to take appropriate care of your eyes. Learn how different eye diseases are diagnosed and treated. Listen to Dr Alder speak about innovations in disease management. Learn how to preserve and optimize your vision.

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Episode 56: Biotechnology 3- How Medical Devices Interface and Integrate with our Body Systems

This episode reviews the progress in developing biomaterials that allow for external and internal non – invasive interfaces with our various organs. A leading researcher reviews the requirements for such materials and shares some recent device developments.

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Episode 55:  Biotech Pt 2 – Cardiology meets Alexa Technology 

Learn how innovation in bio technology had led a cardiologist and his team to train Alexa to determine abnormal from normal heart rhythms. Still in development, this fascinating interface highlights how leading innovators take technology and smart devices forward to enhance clinical care.

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Episode 54:  Bio-Technology Part 1: Simulations Role in Enhancing Health Care and Safety

Bio-Technology is exciting and rapidly expanding. It is the future of health and healthcare. While the technology is far-reaching. One aspect is simulation technology. What is simulation technology? Consider how we use simulation to train pilots; what about using simulation to train surgeons and the surgical team? In this episode, we interview Dr. Robert Sweet, MD, a leader in simulation training for healthcare professionals.

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Episode 52: Hiking, Backpacking and Staying Safe in the Wilderness

Humans have a long history of two healthy and accessible activities: walking & hiking. But being in the wilderness is more than a walk in the park. In this episode, experts from WA and CO discuss hiking benefits, preparation, safety, and respect for nature.

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Episode 51: How Best Practices in Clinical Health Care are Made: Clinical Guidelines and Outcome Measures

This episode demystifies clinical medical care ‘best practices’ — clinical guidelines & outcome measures. These are regularly created, validated & updated, by expert teams and organizations. This rigorous, evidence-based process provides the USA with a quality and up to date clinical health care system.

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Episode 50: Ear, Nose, and Throat Health

The ear, nose and throat (ENT) have their own medical specialty, based on proximity and function. Guest Dr. Ian Humphries takes us through a range of basic ENT health issues, including chronic irritation of the sinuses, disordered smell, ringing ears, hearing loss, swallowing problems, vocal cord issues, and oral cancers.

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Episode 44: Grief, Grieving and the End of Life

The end of life is devastatingly hard, and difficult to navigate, for those grieving a loss, as well as the friends, family & colleagues of people grieving.

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