Sunday, November 16, 2014

Monday, November 17th on the Doctor Ira Breite Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 81: Doctor Radio!


Yes, it flu shot season.  But, with new vaccines introduced all the time and mumps devastating the NHL, there is a lot more to talk about in the world of vaccines.  Join me as I speak with Dr. William Atkinson, who, after 25 years at the CDC is now the Associate Director for Immunization Education at the Immunization Action Coalition. Find out about Prevnar 13, hepatitis B and A, and all those other vaccines that you thought you were done with when you were 15.

Vaccine questions?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

After that we will have Gastroenterology Update, where I will tell you some of the latest and greatest news in the world of digestive disease and answer your questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Thanksgiving is coming.  Everyone says they like to cook but I live in New York City, where ovens are used for more storage than baking.  So I was really excited to find out that Shira Berk of Goodie Girl Cookies (gluten free cookies) will be joining me, with samples, at 9AM.  What the heck, lets indulge!

We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any question on any topic at all: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!


Sunday, November 9, 2014

Monday, November 10th on the Doctor Ira Breite Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 81: Doctor Radio


The Flu has arrived in New York City.  Not loving this, but at least you can vaccinate against the Flu.  What about hepatitis C?   Join me and Dr. Lisa Ganjhu as we talk about some exciting (and complicated) research describing a successful early trial in a vaccine against this deadly scourge.  We'll talk about all kinds of prevention of liver disease as well!

Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

After that, we will expand the conversation to all thinks gastroenterological.  Give me a call or tweet with your questions!

My hair. I love it.  Well, what's left of it.  Every now and then, Melanie has to remind me that there's something I can do about my balding pate.  Join me and Dr. Marc Dauer as we talk about hair replacement: and not just for the head.  And check out his website, if only to see the impressive head of hair Dr. Dauer himself has!

We will end the show, as usual, with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any medical question at all: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me.  Give me a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Monday, November 3rd on the Doctor Ira Breite Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 81: Doctor Radio!


We've been talking about the gut for a long time on the show, and the possible positive implications of the human microbiome. Join me tomorrow as Dr. Raphael Kellman joins me.  Dr. Kellman is the author of Gut Reactions and the The Microbiome Diet: The Scientifically Proven Way to Restore Your Gut Health and Achieve Permanent Weight Loss.

We'll go from talking about the gut to answering questions about your gut at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.  Its Digestive Disease Update!

We will start our next hour by talking medical history: specifically Booker T. Washington and Eleanor Roosevelt.   Joining us is unofficial Doctor Radio Presidential Historian, University of Maryland Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Medical Care Clinical Center at the VA Maryland Health Care System Dr. Philip Mackowiak, MD, MBA., who has just written a new book called Diagnosing Giants: Solving the Medical Mysteries of Thirteen Patients Who Changed the World.  It's an official Doctor Ira Book Club selection of the month!

We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any medical question at all: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Monday, October 26th on the Doctor Ira Breite Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 81: Doctor Radio


We have a pretty incredible show planned for tomorrow.  Dr. Anish Sheth, gastroenterologist and the author of several books on poo and pee, has a new book out: What's Your Baby's Poo Telling You? I'll be honest, I don't remember it telling me much more than "I stink" and "Change me.  Change me NOW!" but apparently there is a lot more to it.  We'll find out.

Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

After that we will have Digestive Disease Update, where I will tell you some of the latest and greatest news in the world of digestive disease and answer your questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.

Halloween is coming! Candy for everyone!  But what happens if you are gluten free.  What can you have?  Can you have candy corn, my favorite?  Find out with me and dietician Rachel Begun, RD.    

We will end the show, as usual, with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any question on any medical topic at all: it does not matter what it is: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!


Sunday, October 19, 2014

Monday, October 20th on the Doctor Ira Breite Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 81: Doctor Radio


We have a very digestive day planned for Monday.

Yogurt to detect colon cancer?  Maybe.  Join me and Dr. Sangeeta Bhatia of MIT as we talk about her research on how yogurt and a simple urine test may provide a low cost way to screen for colon cancer.

We will have gastroenterology update, where in addition to answering your questions on all things digestive I will tell you some of the latest and greatest stories in the world of digestive disease.

Dr. David Rubin of the University of Chicago will be joining us at the top of our second hour to talk about the latest and greatest in the world of digestive disease from the American College of Gastroenterology Meetings.

We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any questions on any medical topic at all: anything your forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give me a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!


Sunday, October 12, 2014

Monday, October 13th on the Doctor Ira Breite Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 81: Doctor Radio



The World is a scary place.  Sometimes, you just wish you could leave.  Which brings us to our show Monday.  Dr. John Bradford, the President of Spaceworks Enterprises, and Dr. Douglas Talk, MD, a staff physician and Departmental Director of Surgical Services at the Naval Air Station at Lemoore in California and the medical team liaison for the Torpor Project.  Find out how we might finally get some human beings to Mars!

And Mars is where you might want to be going given all of the Ebola news we've been having.  Marc Siegel, MD, the Medical Director of Doctor Radio, will talk to us about what's going on in Texas and what to do about Ebola going forward.  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS

We have a complete hour of open phones coming up at 9 AM.  Its a combined Ask Doctor Ira and Gastroenterology Update...just like my real office.  Give us call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!


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Sunday, October 5, 2014

Monday, October 6th on the Internal Medicine Show with Doctor Ira Breite on SiriusXM 81: Doctor Radio


High tech decision tools and your questions.  We are continuing our longer question and answer periods during the show.  

Starting with blood thinners.  Many people have been told to take aspirin by their doctors, and many people need to be placed on stronger blood thinners because of blood clots, heart arrhythmia, and surgery.  It used to be easy: there was only one strong blood thinner available for oral use.  But now there are many.  Join me and Dr. Marc Carrier of the University of Ottawa and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and his patient Jamie Dossett-Mercer as we talk about picking the right blood thinner for the right patient.

On a blood thinner?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.

We will continue with Gastroenterology Update after this.  Find out about the latest and greatest news in the world of gastroenterology and have your questions and tweets answered.

Banks and retailers are being hacked all the time.  Doctor's are being asked to enter data into confusing EHR's.  Will Apple save the day?  Find out a little bit about HealthKit and some of the things it can do.   Hear about the apps and decide if its something you would want.  And give me a call

We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any medical questions you want and have your questions answered at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.


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