Category Archives: Women’s Health

Mammograms-Physician Experience Differs From Reccomendations

Routine mammograms recommendations are different depending on who you talk to. Listen in to see what the differences are, and which ones are best for you.

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Premenstrual Syndrome Could Be Treated With A Simple Diet Change

Studies show that 1 in 6 women suffer from PMS. There may finally be a cure. Listen in to find out more.Like our podcasts? Subscribe on iTunes. Click the like button at the bottom of this post to let your friends know about our podcasts.

Persistent Cough Deserves Attention

People tend to ignore their own coughing if they feel relatively healthy. But a persistent, nagging cough could be a sign of serious medical issues. Listen now to learn more.

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Stroke Survival Differs by Day of Week

You can’t choose when to have a stroke or heart attack. The best thing you can do is get help immediately. While the press is discouraged by this study, I am encouraged. Find out why in 60 seconds.

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Osteoporosis Drug May Heal Fractures

medical costWhat if a drug could stimulate your body’s own cells to mend a stubborn fracture that refuses to heal and leaves you with poor function and debilitating pain? That’s exactly what a group of Orthopedic specialists at Univ of Rochester noticed in their patients on a next generation of osteoporosis drug called Forteo. Fosomax, Boniva, Actonel, Reclast all work by slowing bone loss. Forteo, acts by stimulating the cells that create new bone. Still the expense and potential side effects of this new drug will keep it on the back burner as a 3rd line treatment. But for a select group of patients, this medication may hold promise for both osteoporosis refractory to standard treatment and for fractures that just won’t heal.

Today we will speak with Dr Susan Bukata, Director and Associate Professor for the Center for Bone health at the University of Rochester Medical Center and board certified orthopedic surgeon.

8 Ways to Save Your Healthcare Dollars

medical cost The expense of healthcare in America is out of control… one issue that almost everyone agrees on. It’s bad enough in prosperous times, but as the economy sours, the choice between necessities like food, shelter, clothing, and healthcare become real for many Americans. Today, Dr Jim we will discuss 8 simple strategies to reduce your healthcare costs and save those dollars for your other necessities of live.

Happy New Year’s Resolution!

New Years Let’s face it, the most beneficial New Year’s resolutions are the biggest chore. Well motivated promises to quit smoking, lose weight, get more exercise are often broken by the end of the first week. Today, Dr Jim will give you 7 easy resolutions to choose from that can have a huge health benefit for very little effort on your part. If better health is your aim for 2009, then this is your show!

HERE is the ergonomics website Dr Jim mentions in this episode.

HAPPY NEW YEAR from the Healthbuzz Podcast!!

Off Label Cosmetic Filler Use – Dangerous?

cosmetic fillerMillions of women have found relatively inexpensive ways to stave off the middle aged blues without the risk and expense of cosmetic surgery. Botox and injectable fillers have changed the landscape of cosmetic procedures. But wait… the FDA never approved one of the most popular uses for these fillers… plumping up lips. In fact, their web site advises against it.   Today Dr Jim interviews Dr James Heinrich, medical Director of the Pacific Coast Cosmetic and Laser Medical Center regarding this issue.