Real Medicine's Podcast show

Real Medicine's Podcast

Summary: Dr. Evan Levine, author of "What Your Doctor Won't (or can't ) Tell You " and Matt LoGuercio take a humorous and irreverent look at the problems in our health-not-care system.


 Premeditated Attacks By A Doctor. Sentenced to only 3 1/2 years! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 598

If you question if our justice system is unfair just listen to the case of Dr. Anis Chalhoub. For years this cardiologist attacked many of his trusting patients, cut them open, and shoved in devices that were not necessary but will remain in them until they die. He profited immensely from this, far greater than a common criminal would. Yet in spite of the clear premeditation and the harm he caused he was only sentenced to serve a 3 1/2 year sentence. Here is our podcast.

 Did A Urologist Knowingly Do A Procedure To Remove Kidney Stones on Patients That Did No Have Any? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 417

This story is taken from my book " What Your Doctor Won't (or Can't) Tell you: The Failures of American Medicine. I interviewed a number of urologists who confirmed the authenticity of this story.

 Russians and Fake News Harm Thousands of Americans | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 546

For the past 4 years, even before Donald Trump's claims, the Russians with the help of their fake news has resulted in the harm to thousands of Americans. Our Podcast details how this occurred.

 Don't Blame Your Insurance Company For Your Healthcare Costs | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1003

The biggest culprits for the increase cost in healthcare, besides our poor habits that include tobacco use and obesity, are the Mega Hospitals and Big Pharma. Insurance companies can do little to reduce their costs and in response raise their rates. "Non Profit hospitals" have created oligopolies by buying up competitors and limiting competition. They cunningly push the fault of your increased healthcare costs onto the insurers while they and Pharma and the biggest reason for our healthcare cost catastrophe.

 Heart Failure Patients Often Not Prescribed Right Medications | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 760

Only in the USA can you turn on the TV and and listen to a commercial promoting a medication that costs $12.50 every day while many with CHF aren't prescribed or are not taking medications that can save their life and only cost a few pennies a day. Why isn't anyone promoting this?

 #MeToo Healthcare | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 689

Healthcare workers need to be protected as well. #MeToo Healthcare!

 Should You Take a Daily Aspirin? What Dose? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 758

If you wish to know whether you should be taking a daily Aspirin and what dose is the most effective have a listen and then go discuss this with your physician.

 When Your Doctor Is Told NOT to use the best surgeon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 521

This brief podcast comes from my book, " What Your Doctor Won't(or can't) Tell You." It outlines who a doctor in charge pushed his staff to send patients to surgeons that some would suggest were not as qualified as the competition. I include actual excerpts from his memo. All profits for July 2018 will be donated to SMYS group.

 2017 Drug Payments To Doctors Are In | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 641

The average physician accepts about $3,000 from Pharma. But there are outliers, that can take home more than $4,000 for a brief dinner talk and fill their pockets with huge quantities of cash. In return some of these doctors appear to prescribe drugs, to their unknowing patients, in exchange for another dinner talk. Here is a simple site to determine what your doctor takes from pharma . Just click the link attached or mentioned in our podcast.

 Nurses vs. Hospital Executives. Who Do You Believe? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 376

The nurses suggest that more staffing might help save lives while the executives fire back by telling us the cost would ultimately hurt patient care and possibly close hospitals. Who do you believe?

 RIP Richard Kennedy - WW II Hero and My Patient | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 385

About a year back I recorded this brief interview with my patient, friend, and hero Mr. Richard Kennedy. He passed earlier this month unable to celebrate today. I think we should all celebrate this great American.

 Attention Law Enforcement | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 443

1. Listen to Podcast 2. Contact me for more information 3. Start your investigation

 Pre-op Generic Instructions Can Be Dangerous | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 647

Recurrent use of generic pre-op forms that instruct, sometimes incorrectly, patients to stop blood thinners can result in a higher risk of stroke, heart attack and death.

 Pre-op Generic Instructions Can Be Dangerous | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 647

Recurrent use of generic pre-op forms that instruct, sometimes incorrectly, patients to stop blood thinners can result in a higher risk of stroke, heart attack and death.

 Sunshine Is A Bad Act! Time for it to close. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 666

The Sunshine Act is a foolish, inept, and duplicitous attempt by elite politicians and the elite and the most affluent physicians to discourage working doctors from accepting a cup of coffee from Pharma while it allows huge dollar payments to the elite physicians without public disclosure. This ACT NEEDS TO CLOSE!


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