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Straight Talk MD: Health | Medicine | Healthcare Policy | Health Education | Anesthesiology

Straight Talk MD is a podcast that examines current hot-button healthcare issues from the informative and unconventional point of view of Dr. Frank Sweeny. With over twenty-five years of experience as a medical doctor, he approaches the latest and greatest topics with a skeptical mind, presenting all the information, so you can decide for yourself.
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Now displaying: January, 2016
Jan 25, 2016
Dr. Alberto Mendivil talks Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), warts (literally) and all. He also discusses the vaccine, cancer, and how men and women are both at risk.
Jan 21, 2016
Propofol gets a bad rap because it’s associated with the death of pop star, Michael Jackson, but it is still widely used in surgery centers all over the world. In this special episode of Straight Talk MD, Dr. Sweeny addresses various concerns and answers the question on everyone’s mind: Is propofol safe?
Jan 18, 2016
Dr. Paul Yost discusses anesthesia and its effects on children. He examines multiple exposure concerns and how it affects brain development, IQ, behavior and more. Sometimes surgery is necessary and the use of anesthesia is unavoidable, so how can we minimize the risk? Tune in to find out.
Jan 14, 2016
Dr. Bruce Blumberg discusses the harmful effects of environmental toxins on our health and how they are a contributing factor to the growing obesity epidemic. Dr. Blumberg takes an in-depth look at BPA, obesogens, endocrine disruptors, and more.
Jan 11, 2016
Can cell phones cause brain cancer? The majority of Americans think it's possible, and scientists are divided. In this special episode of Straight Talk MD, Dr. Frank Sweeny takes an unbiased look at the evidence, addresses some very unsettling science, and reveals shocking truths.
Jan 4, 2016
Professor John Cawley, the foremost expert on the economics of obesity, thinks outside the box in this discussion of the economic causes, consequences, and approaches to the treatment and prevention of obesity. Full podcast available on iTunes on Monday, January 4th!
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