PodMed TT – Citizen Participation in Tick Research

Friday, July 20, 2018
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Can citizen participation in scientific research teach us about ticks and their habits? As Rick and I discuss on PodMed TT this week, the answer is a resounding…

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PodMed TT – Diagnosing Atrial Fibrillation With a Wearable Heart Monitor

Monday, July 16, 2018
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Can an ECG patch that monitors heart activity for up to four weeks at home help diagnose the risk of atrial fibrillation better than standard methods? On PodMed…

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Tech Talk: HSC El Paso – 07/02/18

Monday, July 2, 2018
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Tech Talk: HSC El Paso brings you up to speed on this week’s news and events. Check it out!

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PodMed TT – RNA-Targeted Drugs for Treating Genetic Diseases

Friday, July 6, 2018
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Is interfering with RNA a practical approach to managing a disease of mutant proteins? Two New England Journal of Medicine studies Rick and I discuss on PodMed TT…

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PodMed TT – Ebola Vaccine Efficacy

Friday, May 18, 2018
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As Ebola continues to spread in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization is responding by using the only available vaccine in areas of suspected or…

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PodMed TT – Increasing Autism Rates

Friday, May 4, 2018
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Is the rate of autism increasing nationally? As Rick and I discuss on PodMed TT this week, a very large and long-term analysis published in Morbidity and Mortality…

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PodMed TT – Cannabis Use and Cognition

Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Does cannabis use affect cognition? That’s a really important question as both medical and recreational marijuana use spreads across the country. A study in JAMA Psychiatry Rick and…

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PodMed TT – The Benefits of Taking Blood Pressure With a Portable Monitor

Friday, April 20, 2018
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Measuring blood pressure over 24 hours with a portable monitor while going about your daily activities is much better at predicting cardiovascular events and death than a single…

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PodMed TT – A State-by-State Look at Morbidity, Illness and Mortality

Monday, April 16, 2018
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If you live in Hawaii you probably have reason to celebrate, while those residing in Mississippi may need to carefully consider their lifestyle. That’s because national data Rick…

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