Sunday, October 29, 2017
Monday, October 29, 2017 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!
A brief note to let you know that we have a heck of a pre-Halloween show planned tomorrow. Since we want to get to Trick or Treating, we're going to start off with office hours: a complete hour of Ask Doctor Ira. Call me with your medical questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS. Anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!
Halloween is about scary, and who isn't scared of something (clowns, spiders). We will be talking with psychologist Dr. Julie Pike about anxieties, fears, Halloween and, well spiders.
Phobias? Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.
Vampires? Nah. But, porphyria? Maybe! We will talking with University of Utah Professor Dr. John Phillips about this rare, but fascinating, disease of the blood.
Sunday, October 22, 2017
We are talking healthy for Monday! Starting with Dr. Merlin Thomas, MBChB, PhD of Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He has recently written a book called "The Longevity List: Myth Bustin the Top Ways to Live a Long and Healthy Life." Think coffee, chocolate and red wine is bad for you but love the stuff? You'll want to hear what Dr. Thomas has to say.
After that we will have GI Update, where I will tell you the latest and greatest in the world of digestive disease and answer your question at 1-877-NYU-DOCS or send me a tweet.
As many listeners know, I'm always worrying about my weight. I'm not alone. Harriet Brown, a science journalist and Associate Professor at the S.I Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University will be joining me to talk about her most recent book, "Body of Truth: How Science, History and Culture Drive our Obsession with Weight-and What We Can do About It." Find about the lies, truth and our obsession with weight.
We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any questions on any medical topic at all: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me! Give a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS or tweet us!
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Monday, October 16th on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio
We have a pretty humorous show planned Monday. Sometimes, science is just funny. We are starting the show with Marc Abrahams, the found of the IgNobel and the editor of Improbable Research to talk, well, yeah. Makes ya laugh, but thne makes you think.
Then it will be time for Gastroenterology Update, where I'll tell you the latest and greatest in the world of digestive disease and answer your questions on all things digestive at 1-877-NYU-DOCS! Or send me a tweet.
Dr. Lydia Kang is and internist and the author of numerous books, including Quacker: The Worst Ways to Cure Everything. She is an NYU Medical School graduate and will be joining us to talk about her new book.
We will end the show, as usual, 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! Or send a tweet of course.
Monday, October 9, 2017
Monday, October 9, 2017 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!
A brief Columbus Day update on today's show: a full hour of Ask Doctor Hour, followed by Dr. Philip Mackowiack joining us to talk about "What killed Christopher Columbus?" We will end the show with Dr. Marc Siegel, the Medical Director of Doctor Radio, giving me my flu shot on air!
Questions? Call 1-877-NYU-DOCS!
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Monday, October 2, 2017 on the Doctor Ira Breite Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!
Did you know it National Medical Librarians month. I will not lie; I didn't, but I'm glad I know know. In an age of Google, medical librarians remain an important part of Medicine not only in research but in patient care as well. Join me as I speak with Jeffrey Williams, MLIS, AHIP, the Deputy Director of the NYU Health Sciences Library and Barbara Epstein, MSLS, the Director of the Health Sciences Library System at the University of Pittsburgh and the President of the Medical Library Association.
Find out about what medical librarians do and give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS if you are looking for ways to get medical info (besides listening to Doctor Radio, of course).
After this, its Gastroenterology Update, where you can ask (or tweet) me all of your digestive disease questions!
Although I sometimes feel a bit like a country doctor at my office, I'm smart enough to know that I can easily refer anyone anywhere at almost any time. Pretty good deal. But what if you are the only doctor for miles around? Or that doctor's patient? Join me as I speak with Dr. David F. Schmitz, the President of the National Rural Health Association about treating, and being treated, in rural areas.
We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any medical question on any topic at all: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me! Give me a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!