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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Episode 53: Health and Driving Safely

We all or mostly all consider ourselves competent drivers. In this episode, a Driving Safety expert reviews health-related concerns and conditions that may negatively impact our driving skills and...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Episode 49: Female Sexual Health (for males and females)

Males & females have similar anatomy + physiology when it comes to libido, arousal, and orgasm—but they can differ in likes and experiences.  To improve sexual health, couples should...

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Episode 48: Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer affects more males than females by 3:1. In this episode, two experts demystify this common cancer, in a detailed and accessible discussion. They cover risk factors, cancer...

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Episode 47: Dental Health and Care 

Dental care for all ages has come a long way in the last couple of decades. There are new tools and methods for preventative and restorative care, and for...

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Episode 46: Precision Medicine, Biomarkers and Genitourinary Cancers

Biomarkers are windows into health, like a cholesterol or PSA test. Precision medicine biomarkers enable us to refine clinical targets, and identify more precise cancer risks, diagnosis & treatments....

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Episode 45: Allergies

Allergies occur when the immune system responds to an allergen threat. Mild and severe allergies are caused by environmental exposure & genetic predisposition. Listen to experts discuss the immunology,...

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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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Episode 43: Precision Oncology: Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Episode Summary: In this episode, oncologist Dr. Bruce Montgomery covers precision cancer diagnosis and targeted therapies, for prostate and other cancers. Thanks to rapid-sequencing technology and medical advances, cancer...

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Episode 42 The Aging Brain: Normal Aging, Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Episode Summary: Some brain functions decline gradually and normally with advancing age in many people. In some cases, more severe cognitive disorders—Alzheimer’s and other conditions that cause dementia—can develop....

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Episode 41: Dermatology: Skin Health

Episode Summary: Skin is a major organ that serves as a barrier between oneself and the world. It’s amazingly good at its job but needs care. In this episode,...

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Episode 40: Barriers to Health Care, Pathways to Health Equity

Episode Summary: In this episode, a panel of three physician experts in health care equity discuss barriers to health care, due to racism, bias, and structural inequities. Partnerships of...

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Episode 39. Sexual Desire and Function (Human Sexuality Part 2)

Episode Summary: This explicit discussion with sexual health experts covers causes of and treatments for reduced libido, arousal and orgasm, in both males and females. Hormones are key players...

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Episode 38. Dating, Sex and Relationships in Young Adults (Human Sexuality Part 1)

The need for sex education is significant, as indicated by a popular college course on human sexuality. Dr. McNichols explains that students want to learn how to have successful...

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Episode 37. Safe and Effective Vaccines for SARS COV2 (Covid19)

Scientists have been working non-stop to rid the world of Covid19. Amazingly, they achieved safe and effective vaccines in a mere 11 months. In this episode learn how and...

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Episode 36. Quick Virtual Workouts for Anywhere

In this episode learn how easy it is to develop a daily habit of a virtual, do anywhere, mood-elevating workout. After listening to the podcast, check out these videos...

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Episode 35. Understanding Covid19 (SARS-CoV-2) One Year In

Background and current Covid19 (& vaccine) information will leave you optimistic about and informed on: what science, public health, individuals & communities have achieved in our understanding of and...

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Episode 34: Back Pain

Back pain is usually short-lived and resolves with minimal treatment. But not always. Take care of your back by working on mobility, reducing risk factors and consulting with physical...

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Episode 33: Religion, Spirituality and Health

What do you learn when a Rabbi, a Pastor and a Reverend zoom into a men’s health podcast? A lot! For example, there is cross-faith consensus: religion and spirituality...

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Episode 32. Black Men’s Health: The National African American Male Wellness Agency (AAWellness)

We know a lot about health disparities: what and where they are. What can we do about them? This organization provides concrete and effective steps toward reducing disparities (in...

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Episode 31. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

PTSD manifests in several forms, but is recoverable with support. Support is the critical word here: talking about and working through the traumatic experience and triggers with trusted therapists,...

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Episode 30: Health Inequity

The long standing and large disparity in longevity and life expectancy between Black and White Americans is hard evidence of serious health inequities. 

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Episode 29: Geriatrics: Aging of the Body and Mind

There is much you can do to watch out for, minimize, and manage the physical and mental changes that accompany aging.  Among other things, learn how deep sleep, Tai...

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Episode 28: Medical Genetics

Genetics is a growing part of health care, and  is used to identify heritable genetic variants that increase the risk of certain diseases and conditions, including some types of...

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Episode 27: Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes and Other Common Endocrine Health Issues

Early diagnosis—for pre-diabetes, diabetes, thyroid issues, osteoporosis, and low testosterone—is critical for a quality long life managing or even reversing these challenges.  Screening and treatment are effective and available.

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Episode 26: Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD’s)

Sex is an easy way for infections to get from person to person, when you think about it. An infectious disease doctor and a men’s health doctor give you...

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Episode 25: Transgender Surgery

Masculinization or feminization surgery (transgender surgery) has come a long way. Patients today receive high quality, integrative care with excellent outcomes. The process of medical transitioning from before surgery...

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Episode 24: Natural Medicine: Supplements, herbs and natural products

Natural Medicine is partnering with Western Medicine in 21st century health care. In this episode, learn about this trend, and how natural products—supplements and herbs—compare to pharmaceuticals, how to...

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Episode 23: Marijuana, Cannabis, THC and CBD

It can be confusing—THC and CBD are related but different compounds, with different effects on the body, and overseen by different regulatory policies. Use of both is increasing despite...

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Episode 22: Psychiatric Health and Care

Recognizing and managing mental health episodes and conditions can be particularly hard for guys, who tend to deal stoically alone with the hard stuff in life. Early, multi...

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Episode 21: Digital Addiction

Everyone (especially growing kids) should prevent screen time from replacing creative, physically active, and social endeavors. The digital world has unfortunately facilitated new addictions (gaming, social media, gambling, trading,...

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Episode 20: Sexual Health: Erectile and Ejaculation Problems

Erectile dysfunction (ED) can arise from several different causes, making diagnosis a bit of a complex algorithm. The good news is that treatments are many and effective for these...

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Episode 19: Sleep Health and Sleep Apnea

Interesting things happen during sleep that impact our health in a surprising number of body systems (sexual, cardiac, neurological, metabolic). Many careers, the modern world (devices), our health, and...

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Episode 18: Understanding and Managing Dependency, Addiction and Pain

Dependency is a biological problem; whereas addiction is a behavioral one. They each often start while managing pain. The opiate overdose crisis is the 3rd largest US epidemic since...

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Episode 17: Understanding and Navigating the Health Insurance System

Every person in the US needs the information in this episode. First, to learn how to make informed and efficient health care decisions for themselves in our current insurance...

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Episode 16. Mental Health: Part 1—General Depression; Part 2—Deeper Depression, Suicide and Suicide Prevention.

Like pain or pleasure, depression has varying degrees and causes. A psychologist (Part 1) and a psychiatrist (Part 2) cover the nuts and bolts of depression and suicide issues,...

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Episode 15. What Everyone Should Know about Tobacco, Smoking and Vaping

Reasons, support, empathy, data, apps, and resources for not smoking or quitting smoking are abundant (thank you public health!), and covered in this episode. While tobacco use has...

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Episode 14. Trauma and Sports Injury Prevention

For both weekend warriors and serious athletes, sports injury prevention involves managing injury risk—with knowledge, proper technique, and personal safety equipment. A second key to injury prevention is not ignoring...

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Episode 13: Gut Health: Part A—Upper and Lower Gut Health; Part B—Gut Microbiome

In this 2-part episode, learn how the health of your gut, from intake to exit, depends on your personal medical history and diet, and, we are now learning, the...

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Episode 12. Testis Cancer: The Young Male’s Cancer

Take home messages from this heart-rending episode: First, we need to normalize talk about testicles, with frank talk and humor. Second, Carpe Testes! — guys should start regularly...

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Episode 11: Male Factor Infertility: Challenges, Solutions, and Knowledge for Guys

Male fertility potential is influenced by genetics, lifestyle, environment and health. Learn the statistics and basics, hear about the great strides medicine has made treating male-factor infertility, and check...

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Episode 10: Prostate Cancer: Part A) Detection, Diagnosis and PSA, Part B) Surveillance and Treatment

Learn what guys ought to know about prostate cancer, including some surprising risk factors (related to female relatives), in this frank discussion by prostate cancer experts. Hear about...

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Episode 9. Infectious disease – Germs, Colds and Epidemics

- - Description: Pathogens are notorious for not respecting national borders, or species borders, or personal borders. Vigilance, vaccines and Purell can do a lot to protect...

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Episode 8. BPH – Three letters that impact every man,- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

- Description: Prostates often enlarge with age, due to a variety of causes. Tune in and hear leading experts discuss what guys should be concerned about (urinary...

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Episode 7: Testosterone – Myths, Facts, and Everything in-Between

  Testosterone is certainly about sex, strength and virility, but it is also associated in complex ways with other aspects of men’s health. Learn more about this, and when...

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Episode 6: Cardiovascular Health—How to keep beat with your heart

Guys at all ages should target and address risk factors for heart health, which are manageable with the information and tools discussed in this episode. Guest: •...

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Episode 5: The Exercise Journey

The best, all natural, miracle drug out there, science shows, is physical activity. Really! Learn more about the science and nature of exercise, and what you can do. Guests: ...

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Episode 4: Diet – Eat, Drink and Be Healthy

Guys can use free, leading edge Science, by trusted experts, to help guide them on optimum nutrition and diet. Check it out here. Guest: Marian L. Neuhouser, Ph.D.,...

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Episode 3: Young and Adolescent Men’s Health – Healthcare for the Young and Invincible

The body and brain change a lot during the teen and young adult years. Knowledge about relevant health issues, and a plan to deal with them, empowers young guys. Good...

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Episode 2: Family Medicine – Your Personal Healthcare Advocate

A primary care doctor is a critical partner, and a gateway, to a healthy guy's life at all ages. Learn how and when to access the health care system,...

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Episode 1: Introduction to Men’s Health

  Understand your body as a total machine, the heart, the skin, the brain, the penis and everything in between. From young to old, these parts need your care...

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Episode 0: Prologue to Men’s Health

  Men have a higher risk of death at all ages than women, does this mean you? Could be? Guys often tend not to take very good care of...

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