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Dec 10, 2019

In this episode we discuss Mast cell activation disorder (MCAD) with Tara Notrica from New York.  MCAD is an immunological condition in which mast cells inappropriately and excessively release chemical mediators, resulting in a range of chronic symptoms, sometimes including anaphylaxis or near-anaphylaxis attacks.

Tara Notrica


Dec 3, 2019

Cerebellar slumping (aka cerebellar ptosis) occurs as a result of too much bone being removed around the foramen magnum that there is no longer enough bone to support the weight of the cerebellum. Today we speak again with Heidi concerning her Brain Slump diagnosis.   

Heidi Elise Marquis


Nov 26, 2019

Jim Elliott, Ron Rispoli, Lita Tomas

Although we normally discuss a different diagnosis each week, we wanted to introduce some forms of Therapeutic Recreation from time to time since Ron & Lita both received their advanced degrees in TR Administration from Aurora University.

A study into the therapeutic benefits of scuba diving by students from the 


Nov 19, 2019

Sheila Scaro

A premature birth is a birth that takes place more than three weeks before the baby's estimated due date. In other words, a premature birth is one that occurs before the start of the 37th week of pregnancy. Premature babies, especially those born very early, often have complicated medical problems.  Sheila talks about...


Nov 11, 2019

Today we're talking with Travis Mills, a retired United States Army Staff Sergeant and recalibrated warrior!  On April 10, 2012, Mills was critically injured by an improvised explosive device (IED), while on his third tour in Afghanistan.  Travis is one of only five surviving quadruple amputees from the US military...