PodMed – Week of August 4, 2014


This week’s topics include the benefits of running, guidelines for managing stable ischemic heart disease, the health benefits of consuming fruits and vegetables, and screening adolescents for substance abuse.

Program notes:

0:50 Can you reduce exercise time and maintain health benefits?
1:50 Five to ten minutes per day only, and not fast
2:54 Managing stable ischemic heart disease
3:55 Chelation therapy benefit is uncertain
4:55 Explain risks and benefits of stents and bypass
5:45 Fruits and vegetables and causes of death
6:45 Linear relationship to five servings
7:35 Screening teenagers for substance abuse
8:35 Physicians need to screen
9:36 Most people don’t admit to substance use
10:37 End

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