The Word on Medicine

The Word on Medicine

Highlights medical innovation and discovery. The Word on Medicine, where knowledge is changing life, by making tomorrow better than yesterday.

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September 11, 2022 47 min
We have a great show for you which will provide all of the answers you have come to expect from The Word on Medicine. We are discussing Women's Reproductive Health: medical experts discuss the history and future of abortion care and women’s reproductive health. Our panel includes Drs. Jennifer Mcintosh, Kathy King and Allison Linton. Make sure to tune in for this important program.
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We have a great show for you which will provide all of the answers you have come to expect from The Word on Medicine. On Saturday, we will discuss Lung Transplantation: medical experts and a patient discuss lung transplantation, a life-saving operation. Our expert panelists include Dr. Nilto De Oliveira, Dr. Alan Bentensley, Dr. Samir Sultan, and Lindsay Morris (APNP). You will want to hear the inspirational story from our patien...
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August 7, 2022 49 min
We have a great show for you this week which will provide all of the answers you have come to expect from The Word on Medicine. We discuss your Cardiovascular Health – there is no more important topic in health care. Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in adults and much of this is preventable. Drs. Ivor Benjamin, Dessie Levy and Doriel Ward anchor this fact-filled program which covers not just your health, but the he...
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July 25, 2022 50 min
We have an amazing show for you as we discuss Injury Prevention – everything from gun violence and the Stop the Bleed program, to the often devastating consequences of traumatic brain injury. There is not a more timely topic given the violence that we are experiencing in our society at this time. Experts for this weekend’s program include Drs. Christopher Davis, Megan Schultz, Susan Cronn, Nathan Zwagerman, Michael McCrea and Hirad...
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July 10, 2022 51 min
This program is on Coronary Artery Disease: medical experts and patients discuss the significance of coronary artery disease, including prevention and treatments. Panelists for this show include Dr. James Mace, Dr. Iyad Azzam, Mary Theisen (APNP), Sarah Weden (APP) and two grateful patients that share their stories.
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June 19, 2022 50 min
On this week's Word on Medicine, we will provide an inspirational program which we have named: “Join Us In The Arena." We will talk about medicine, life, and have some invaluable thoughts from Mr. Baseball himself, Bob Uecker. As some of you know, the term “Arena” was made famous by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1910 in a speech in Paris. His words of inspiration included a few sentences which became famous forever: “I...
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May 30, 2022 49 min
We have a great show for you today which will provide all of the answers you have come to expect from The Word on Medicine. Today we will discuss Osteoporosis and everything you need to know about your bone health. Such an important topic and this has been put together by a true international expert, Dr. Joe Shaker from the Division of Endocrinology at MCW. Dr. Shaker will be joined by Erin Zepezauer, a Certified Family Nurse Prac...
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May 22, 2022 48 min
We have a great show for you today which will provide all of the answers you have come to expect from The Word on Medicine. Our program is on Menopause: medical experts and patients discuss the symptoms and management of menopause. Please join our panel of medical experts: Drs. Beth Lalande, Jenna Sarvaideo, and Shola Akinshemoyin Vaughn, along with two of their patients for this informative program.
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May 9, 2022 50 min
On this week's Word on Medicine, and in honor of National Nurses Week, we have a great program for you “All About Nurses”. We have filled the radio's recording studio and just to name a few: CRNAs Lisa Johnson, Katie Schesta, Justin Dworak, along with Bente Smith, PA, Gabriella Pyptiuk, APNP, and our ALL-WORLD RNs from PACU and 12CFAC, Anne Berge, Terri Lakich, Brooke Tiziani, Kristal Bieganski, Debi Rhyner, Amy Schinnell...
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April 25, 2022 48 min
This week's Word on Medicine is All About Vaccines: medical experts discuss the importance of vaccines for all people, including those who are immunocompromised and children. Dr. Joyce Sanchez leads our panel of experts which includes Drs. Elyse Weitzman, Jamie Green, Anna Corey and Alisa Carlson.
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April 6, 2022 52 min
On this week's Word on Medicine, we have an important program for you on Autism Awareness.
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March 28, 2022 51 min
We have a great show for you today which will provide all of the answers you have come to expect from The Word on Medicine. Today we will discuss Adult Cystic Fibrosis – a rare disease that is little talked about and therefore, often poorly understood. Our medical experts, Dr. Julie Biller, Director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program at MCW and Pat Pfahler, a registered nurse and program coordinator for the Adult Cystic Fibrosis ...
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March 25, 2022 50 min
On this week's Word on Medicine, we have an important program for you on Health Disparities: medical experts discuss disparities across the healthcare system, its history and how to implement change. Our panel of experts includes Drs. Callisia Clarke and Chandler Cortina, with special guests Dr. Daniel Chu from the Department of Surgery at The University of Alabama at Birmingham and Dr. Imani McElroy from the Department of Surg...
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March 6, 2022 49 min
March is Endometriosis Awareness Month and this week's show will provide all of the answers you have come to expect from The Word on Medicine. Our program is on Endometriosis: medical experts and two patients discuss the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis, a disease that affects 1 in 10 women. Our experts for this program are Drs. Benjamin Beran, Timothy Ridolfi, Camila Bomtempo; they are joined by two patients ...
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February 21, 2022 48 min
We have a great show for you this Saturday which will provide all of the answers you have come to expect from The Word on Medicine. We will discuss the potential overuse and the potential underuse of health care. Have you seen situations where the treatment may have seemed worse than the disease? Have you heard of situations where a diagnosis may have been missed or a treatment not applied for a somewhat routine problem? Complex is...
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The Word on Medicine has a great show for you which will explain why psychologists are so important to the practice of every-day medicine – such an important topic for all of us. And what an amazing panel of experts we have: Drs. Terri deRoon-Cassini, Karen Kersting, Stephanie Zanowski, Courtney Barry, Andrew Schramm and Sydney Timmer-Murillo along with two amazing patients who tell their story of how important such therapy was to ...
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January 24, 2022 50 min
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: this Saturday, "The Word on Medicine” will air our program on Cervical Cancer: medical experts and patients discuss the symptoms and treatment of cervical dysplasia and cervical cancer; the role of human papillomarivus (HPV); and current strategies in treatment for cervical cancer as well as new therapies on the horizon. Our panel of experts includes Drs. Denise Uyar, William Bradley,...
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January 13, 2022 49 min
We have an amazing show for you this Saturday which will provide all of the answers you have come to expect from "The Word on Medicine." Today we will once again bring you a program on Breast Cancer – such a critically important topic and one we try to discuss at least every year. Breast Cancer was the topic of our very first program when we launched "The Word on Medicine" over four years ago. On today’s program,...
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December 20, 2021 50 min
On this edition on The Word on Medicine, we have a great show for you which will provide all the answers you have come to expect from The Word on Medicine – COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, testing and treatment, the Omicron variant, booster shots and the approaching holidays and travel, and updates for parents and children. Your COVID-19 all-star team today includes Drs. Joyce Sanchez, Mary Beth Graham, Nate Ledeboer, Michelle...
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December 17, 2021 49 min
We have a great show on "Becoming an NCI-designated Cancer Center" - we will introduce the MCW Cancer Center and discuss why cancer centers are so important: what makes them different from smaller programs; why research is so important; what does “NCI-designation” mean; and much more! Such a critically important topic to share with all of you on The Word on Medicine. As a surgical oncologist, this is a special program for...
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