Apr 01

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that the #1 prescribed medication for elevated cholesterol may not work as advertised. How did this drug “of last resort” get to be #1? Is it still a useful medication? Is newer always better? Listen now to learn these answers and more…

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Jan 16

This week Dr Jim discusses news articles and answers listeners’ questions. If you have a health related question, call now at 1877-Dr-Keany. In the news this week Dr Jim discusses the recent study showing Zetia had no positive impact on atherosclerotic plaque build up. Also he discusses the study on increase ER waiting times and sheds some light on the cause. Next he tells all about the new drug Libigel, touted as ‘Viagra for women.’

Dr Jim answers listener phone calls on the topics of lung cancer screening for a former smoker, advice on what to do with a ruptured silicone implant, and the topic of live liver donors and liver transplant. Listen now…

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