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Mar 31, 2020

A hernia occurs when an internal organ or other body part protrudes through the wall of muscle or tissue that normally contains it. This episode discusses all hernia types with more attention given to  inguinal hernias with descriptive text that may not be appropriate for all listeners. 

Mar 24, 2020

Our guest today is Brian Tally.  Brian developed idiopathic osteomyelitis in his spine in 2012.  The infection was missed by the healthcare providers and he ended up with severe damage to not only his spine but his organs as well as the disease ate away at him from the inside. 

Brian Tally

Brian is a former Sgt in the United...

Mar 17, 2020

Although there is no single cause to suicide, suicide is a major public health concern. Over 47,000 people died by suicide in the United States in 2017; it is the 10th leading cause of death overall. Suicide is complicated and tragic, but it is often preventable. Knowing the warning signs for suicide and how to get help can...

Mar 10, 2020

Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a disease in which scar tissue develops on the parts of the kidneys that filter waste from the blood.  Our guest today, Jon Rankin is a runner that discovered he had this disease as he was taking a physical for the Olympics. Jon was the 17th African American male to break the...

Mar 3, 2020

Finding the right doctor can make all the difference!  Wellacopia provides a "healthcare relationship connection." 

According to the Wellacopia Website: "The patient-practitioner relationship encompasses 4 key elements: mutual knowledge, trust, loyalty, and regard.

Knowledge refers to the practitioner's knowledge of...