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Welcome to 2 Docs Talk. Join cohosts Kendall Britt, MD and Amy Rogers, MD for a 15 minute check-up on current issues in health, healthcare policy, and evidence- based medicine.
 
Welcome to 2 Docs Talk. Join cohosts Kendall Britt, MD and Amy Rogers, MD for a 15 minute check-up on current issues in health, healthcare policy, and evidence- based medicine.
 
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Kratom doesn't sound like your typical herbal supplement, but it does come with all the issues common to the supplement industry. Namely, it hasn't withstood the test of clinical trials to demonstrate safety and efficacy. And that causes problems. Problems like not knowing how much of the ingredient is in the supplement, or how much of other in ...…
 
Kratom doesn't sound like your typical herbal supplement, but it does come with all the issues common to the supplement industry. Namely, it hasn't withstood the test of clinical trials to demonstrate safety and efficacy. And that causes problems. Problems like not knowing how much of the ingredient is in the supplement, or how much of other in ...…
 
With our apologies to and appreciation of Frances McDormand. The opioid crisis is showing no signs of tapering off any time soon, so today, 2 Docs Talk about the cornerstone of opioid addiction treatment - medication assisted therapy or MAT. We also (because we can't resist) talk about the irony of the very company who triggered the epidemic wi ...…
 
With our apologies to and appreciation of Frances McDormand. The opioid crisis is showing no signs of tapering off any time soon, so today, 2 Docs Talk about the cornerstone of opioid addiction treatment - medication assisted therapy or MAT. We also (because we can't resist) talk about the irony of the very company who triggered the epidemic wi ...…
 
After a hiatus that lasted much longer than planned, we are back with our fall 2018 season of 2 Docs Talk, with look back on previous topic and an update on what's been going on since we first discussed them. We'll talk about the following episodes: Hormone Supplementation and Menopause Right to Try Legislation The Flu, the Flu Shot and the Fut ...…
 
After a hiatus that lasted much longer than planned, we are back with our fall 2018 season of 2 Docs Talk, with look back on previous topic and an update on what's been going on since we first discussed them. We'll talk about the following episodes: Hormone Supplementation and Menopause Right to Try Legislation The Flu, the Flu Shot and the Fut ...…
 
If you've had many conversations about healthcare reform, it is likely you've heard some variation on this theme: "Hospitals have to provide care for people who show up. So everyone can get healthcare when they need it. So when people say that can't get healthcare, that isn't true." Is there any merit to that argument? Spoiler: NO. But if you w ...…
 
If you've had many conversations about healthcare reform, it is likely you've heard some variation on this theme: "Hospitals have to provide care for people who show up. So everyone can get healthcare when they need it. So when people say that can't get healthcare, that isn't true." Is there any merit to that argument? Spoiler: NO. But if you w ...…
 
If you aren't taking an SSRI yourself, there it's almost certain you know someone who does. Selective Serotoning Reuptake Inhibitors are one of the most commonly prescribed classes of drugs out there. Is their widespread use earned on the basis of good evidence? It's not clear - let's take a look. References: Genetic and clinical predictors of ...…
 
If you aren't taking an SSRI yourself, there it's almost certain you know someone who does. Selective Serotoning Reuptake Inhibitors are one of the most commonly prescribed classes of drugs out there. Is their widespread use earned on the basis of good evidence? It's not clear - let's take a look. References: Genetic and clinical predictors of ...…
 
Right to Try laws have come about as a response to cumbersome paperwork required to access the FDA's compassionate use program. However, the FDA has lessened the paperwork required for terminally ill patients to access investigational drugs. So is Right to Try a meaningful movement, or is it simply one piece of an overaraching ideology. Today, ...…
 
Right to Try laws have come about as a response to cumbersome paperwork required to access the FDA's compassionate use program. However, the FDA has lessened the paperwork required for terminally ill patients to access investigational drugs. So is Right to Try a meaningful movement, or is it simply one piece of an overaraching ideology. Today, ...…
 
For decades, much has been made of the healthvbenefits of drinking alcohol. And those benefits are real. But, what exactly are the benefits, and how do they stack up against the risks associated with alcohol? Today, 2 Docs Talk about the ways alcohol and help and harm your health, and we offer some of our opinions, too. Resources: https://www.h ...…
 
For decades, much has been made of the healthvbenefits of drinking alcohol. And those benefits are real. But, what exactly are the benefits, and how do they stack up against the risks associated with alcohol? Today, 2 Docs Talk about the ways alcohol and help and harm your health, and we offer some of our opinions, too. Resources: https://www.h ...…
 
If you are of a certain age, you remember a time when pretty much every kid got chicken pox. But those days are behind us as most of our children are vaccinated agains varicella, the virus that causes chicken pox. But for us old folks, shingles is the still around to remind of the old days when we still got chicken pox. Today 2 docs talk about ...…
 
If you are of a certain age, you remember a time when pretty much every kid got chicken pox. But those days are behind us as most of our children are vaccinated agains varicella, the virus that causes chicken pox. But for us old folks, shingles is the still around to remind of the old days when we still got chicken pox. Today 2 docs talk about ...…
 
Senator McCain has a malignant brain tumor called a Glioblastoma Multiforme, orglioblastoma or GBM for short. He’s not the first person politically connected to get one of these things. I think this is what Senator Ted Kennedy had back in 2008 and also Beau Biden, Joe Biden’s son died of a glioblastoma. Glioblastomas are one of a class of brain ...…
 
Senator McCain has a malignant brain tumor called a Glioblastoma Multiforme, orglioblastoma or GBM for short. He’s not the first person politically connected to get one of these things. I think this is what Senator Ted Kennedy had back in 2008 and also Beau Biden, Joe Biden’s son died of a glioblastoma. Glioblastomas are one of a class of brain ...…
 
We all know that exercise is beneficial for our health. But how much - how long - what type? Understanding what offers the best outcomes is tricky because it's difficult to conduct rigorous research with long term endpoints such as reduction of disease and death. Today 2 Docs Talk about some interesting studies on exercise and what they reveal ...…
 
We all know that exercise is beneficial for our health. But how much - how long - what type? Understanding what offers the best outcomes is tricky because it's difficult to conduct rigorous research with long term endpoints such as reduction of disease and death. Today 2 Docs Talk about some interesting studies on exercise and what they reveal ...…
 
The normally staid world of hypertension was a bit controversial in 2017, so this week 2 Docs Talk about the recent recommendations — and their accompanying controversies — for treating high blood pressure. Resources: Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly (SHEP) Study Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) blood pressure tria ...…
 
The normally staid world of hypertension was a bit controversial in 2017, so this week 2 Docs Talk about the recent recommendations — and their accompanying controversies — for treating high blood pressure. Resources: Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly (SHEP) Study Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) blood pressure tria ...…
 
Does your doctor sell dietary supplements? Have you considered the ethics of such an arrangement? The American Medical Association has, and they think it's a bad idea. 2 Docs Talk about the ethics of physicians profiting from supplement sales. Resources: About DSHEA 1994 ER visits due to supplements Study showing supplement reduces LDL AMA Ethi ...…
 
Does your doctor sell dietary supplements? Have you considered the ethics of such an arrangement? The American Medical Association has, and they think it's a bad idea. 2 Docs Talk about the ethics of physicians profiting from supplement sales. Resources: About DSHEA 1994 ER visits due to supplements Study showing supplement reduces LDL AMA Ethi ...…
 
This has been a particularly bad year for the flu. More people are getting sicker than in most years. And the vaccine is not working well. In this episode, 2 Docs Talk about why the influenza virus circulating this year is causing so many problems. Beware there is a little bit of basic science involved. But not too much. Resources: Our informat ...…
 
This has been a particularly bad year for the flu. More people are getting sicker than in most years. And the vaccine is not working well. In this episode, 2 Docs Talk about why the influenza virus circulating this year is causing so many problems. Beware there is a little bit of basic science involved. But not too much. Resources: Our informat ...…
 
If you’ve paid any attention to the news over the past year or so, you’ve likely seen stories of greedy capitalists gouging the vulnerable by hiking up the prices of their life-saving drugs. But are the prices hikes all that bad? Yes. Yes, they are. And we talk about that to day on 2 Docs Talk. Resources: JAMA on Drug Pricing Our episode on Hep ...…
 
If you’ve paid any attention to the news over the past year or so, you’ve likely seen stories of greedy capitalists gouging the vulnerable by hiking up the prices of their life-saving drugs. But are the prices hikes all that bad? Yes. Yes, they are. And we talk about that to day on 2 Docs Talk. Resources: JAMA on Drug Pricing Our episode on Hep ...…
 
If you’ve paid any attention to the news over the past year or so, you’ve likely seen stories of greedy capitalists gouging the vulnerable by hiking up the prices of their life-saving drugs. But are the prices hikes all that bad? Yes. Yes, they are. And we talk about that to day on 2 Docs Talk. Resources: JAMA on Drug Pricing Our episode on Hep ...…
 
If you’ve paid any attention to the news over the past year or so, you’ve likely seen stories of greedy capitalists gouging the vulnerable by hiking up the prices of their life-saving drugs. But are the prices hikes all that bad? Yes. Yes, they are. And we talk about that to day on 2 Docs Talk. Resources: JAMA on Drug Pricing Our episode on Hep ...…
 
You’d think that something like screening for prostate cancer would be free of controversy, but that just isn’t the case. The benefits and risks of screening have been hotly debated by different medical organizations over the years. Today, 2 Docs Talk about how prostate screening and the various issues surrounding it. This is a topic every man ...…
 
You’d think that something like screening for prostate cancer would be free of controversy, but that just isn’t the case. The benefits and risks of screening have been hotly debated by different medical organizations over the years. Today, 2 Docs Talk about how prostate screening and the various issues surrounding it. This is a topic every man ...…
 
If you’ve ever tried to figure out the price of a medical procedure, you know it’s not that easy. In fact, research shows that complete pricing for medical procedures is unavailable when requested over one-third of the time. As healthcare deductibles rise and indidviduals are affected more and directly by these costs, the issue of pricing trans ...…
 
If you’ve ever tried to figure out the price of a medical procedure, you know it’s not that easy. In fact, research shows that complete pricing for medical procedures is unavailable when requested over one-third of the time. As healthcare deductibles rise and indidviduals are affected more and directly by these costs, the issue of pricing trans ...…
 
Vaccines are both one of the most widely used and most widely misunderstood preventive medical treatments available. People have concerns about autism, efficacy, the promotion of unhealthy behaviors. We dig into the evidence on some of those topics, as well as take a look at the effectiveness of vaccines against some of the scariest disease of ...…
 
Vaccines are both one of the most widely used and most widely misunderstood preventive medical treatments available. People have concerns about autism, efficacy, the promotion of unhealthy behaviors. We dig into the evidence on some of those topics, as well as take a look at the effectiveness of vaccines against some of the scariest disease of ...…
 
All you have to do is take a quick drive around town to see that low testosterone clinics are all the rage. A little math will tell you why. Males make up around 50 percent of the population, and their testosterone declines, naturally, at a rate of 1 percent per year after age 30. If that decline merits treatment, it’s no wonder those clinics a ...…
 
All you have to do is take a quick drive around town to see that low testosterone clinics are all the rage. A little math will tell you why. Males make up around 50 percent of the population, and their testosterone declines, naturally, at a rate of 1 percent per year after age 30. If that decline merits treatment, it’s no wonder those clinics a ...…
 
In healthcare, the holy graille seems to be longevity. We look at whether a treatment increases lifespan and use that as a barometer for it's value. But should that be the yardstick we use? Or would we be better off with a more subjective measure of improving quality of life, even if that means sacrificing some of the quantity. Today, 2 Docs Ta ...…
 
In healthcare, the holy graille seems to be longevity. We look at whether a treatment increases lifespan and use that as a barometer for it's value. But should that be the yardstick we use? Or would we be better off with a more subjective measure of improving quality of life, even if that means sacrificing some of the quantity. Today, 2 Docs Ta ...…
 
One of the latest technological advances in food production is the introduction of GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, to the food supply. They have the potential to offer many benefits including increased productivity, pest and herbicide resistance, longer shelf life, and the list goes on. But many are concerned that this relatively new t ...…
 
One of the latest technological advances in food production is the introduction of GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, to the food supply. They have the potential to offer many benefits including increased productivity, pest and herbicide resistance, longer shelf life, and the list goes on. But many are concerned that this relatively new t ...…
 
Back pain is second only to cancer as a cause of long term disability. This health problem is damaging to individuals and costly to society. And we don’t have much in our arsenal that is effective at treating it. This week, we discuss the difference between acute and chronic back pain with regard to treatment and outcomes. We also discuss the r ...…
 
Back pain is second only to cancer as a cause of long term disability. This health problem is damaging to individuals and costly to society. And we don’t have much in our arsenal that is effective at treating it. This week, we discuss the difference between acute and chronic back pain with regard to treatment and outcomes. We also discuss the r ...…
 
Screening mammography is widely used throughout the U.S. and is thought of as a great success in the prevention of breast cancer deaths. But what does the evidence say? Are we getting what we are paying for with mammography, or simply shouldering the extra cost of false positives and overdiagnosis? We examine these issues and more on this episo ...…
 
Screening mammography is widely used throughout the U.S. and is thought of as a great success in the prevention of breast cancer deaths. But what does the evidence say? Are we getting what we are paying for with mammography, or simply shouldering the extra cost of false positives and overdiagnosis? We examine these issues and more on this episo ...…
 
Physician burnout is a big issue in the medical community. According the the Medscape Lifestyle Report 2017, over half of physicians report burnout. But physician burnout isn’t just a problem for physicians. It is a problem for patients, for other medical staff, and for the health care economy. Today we dig into the causes of physician burnout ...…
 
Physician burnout is a big issue in the medical community. According the the Medscape Lifestyle Report 2017, over half of physicians report burnout. But physician burnout isn’t just a problem for physicians. It is a problem for patients, for other medical staff, and for the health care economy. Today we dig into the causes of physician burnout ...…
 
If you watch any tv at all, it’s likely you’ve seen a drug ad. These ads generally show seemingly healthy people living normal lives, the message being the drug did this for them. But are the drug ads telling the whole story? And should they even be advertising directly to consumers to begin with? We discuss this issue on today’s episode. Resou ...…
 
If you watch any tv at all, it’s likely you’ve seen a drug ad. These ads generally show seemingly healthy people living normal lives, the message being the drug did this for them. But are the drug ads telling the whole story? And should they even be advertising directly to consumers to begin with? We discuss this issue on today’s episode. Resou ...…
 
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