Medically Speaking Radio

Medically Speaking Radio

By Medically Speaking Radio
Doctor, It Hurts When I Laugh!
Hear Dr. Mark Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss current medical and health news topics with a healthy dose of humor.

Dr. Vaughan is the Medical Director of the Auburn Medical Group. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Sutter Independent Physicians. Learn about the Auburn Medical Group at auburnmedicalgroup.com.

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What is a General Surgeon with Dr. Osama Zahriya
Dr. Osama Zahriya of Sierra Foothill Surgical Specialists (https://auburnsurgery.com/) speaks about general surgery in Auburn and reminisces with Larry about Larry's hernia surgery experience. Catch Doctor Vaughan’s COVID-19 Updates: http://anchor.fm/covidupdates
29:39
July 6, 2020
Larry's Origins Part 2
The long awaited second half of Larry's discovery of his true roots has arrived. Larry is a volunteer at the Auburn Joss House: https://www.auburnjosshouse.org/. Catch Doctor Vaughan’s COVID-19 Updates: http://anchor.fm/covidupdates
26:30
June 29, 2020
Larry's Origins Part 1
Larry shares his intriguing story of family drama leading to his discovery of whole new family and embracing a new race identity. Catch Doctor Vaughan’s COVID-19 Updates: http://anchor.fm/covidupdates
27:50
June 22, 2020
Larry Has Cancer
Larry finally tells our audience about his cancer diagnosis and initial treatment.
29:07
June 15, 2020
Larry’s Operation
Larry tells us about his experience having an inguinal hernia repair.
30:36
June 8, 2020
Placer County Supervisor Jim Holmes
Placer County Supervisor Jim Holmes speaks about the Board’s letter to the Governor to ask for some Stage 3 reopening allowances. Find Dr.Vaughan’s new daily 5 minute COVID-19 updates podcast at vaughanmd.com.
28:46
June 1, 2020
Dr. Vanessa Walker, Pulmonologist
Vanessa Walker, D.O., Pulmonologist and Critical Care Medicine specialist and co-host of the Lifeon10 YouTube channel joins us to talk about her viral YouTube video and caring for COVID-19 patients in the ICU.
26:19
May 25, 2020
Staged COVID-19 Reopening
Staged reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic must include testing, isolation, and contact tracing according to many public health experts. https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/we-could-stop-the-pandemic-by-july-4-if-the-government-took-these-steps/2020/05/15/9e527370-954f-11ea-9f5e-56d8239bf9ad_story.html
27:30
May 18, 2020
Happy (Pandemic) Mother’s Day
Legionnaire’s Disease in Pennsylvania plumbing, SARS-CoV-2 in semen, and patients in healthcare facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic are what we find during this Mother’s Day episode. Vote for our episode in the My Rode Cast competition at https://myrodecast.com/listen/entry/1071. If you enjoy Medically Speaking Radio please consider giving it a review and rating in iTunes and sharing it with a friend.  "Strut That" and "Shout Out" by Will Van De Crommert licensed through Storyblocks.
26:07
May 11, 2020
Social Closening
We know closening is not a word, but we want the opposite of social distancing.  We discuss opening restrictions as we continue to endure the coronavirus pandemic.  Track the Coronavirus worldwide in realtime.   https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html.  If you enjoy Medically Speaking Radio please consider giving it a review and rating in iTunes and sharing it with a friend.  "Strut That" and "Shout Out" by Will Van De Crommert licensed through Storyblocks.
28:01
May 4, 2020
Social Distancing Civil Discourse
We must remain kind to others, even when we disagree with them.  The debate over social distancing is like any other political issue.  Social media makes it too easy to not see others as people when we disagree.  Stay civil as we work out the balance between disease prevention and allowing our economy to function.  Vote for this episode in the My Rode Cast competition at https://myrodecast.com/listen/entry/1071.  Moment of Inspiration (stinger edit) 01 by Jeppe Reil, Thomas Reil licensed through Storyblocks 2020.
01:56
May 2, 2020
Suicide
A Right-to-Die (or Physician-Assisted Suicide) bill sits on the California Governor’s desk as an LA doctor is on trial for murder.
52:52
September 12, 2015
Starting Practice
How does one start a medical practice?  This question and more from Periscope are answered in this episode.  See medicallyspeakingradio.com
30:32
September 5, 2015
Electronic Medical Records
Electronic Medical Records (EMR, sometimes EHR) are now used by most doctors in the United States.  We discuss the impact of the change to electronic medical records and specifically discuss Dr. Vaughan’s current change from one system to another.
32:07
August 29, 2015
Will Wait
The “female Viagra” fibanserin is discussed along with Periscope viewer comments and questions.
38:10
August 22, 2015
Parenting
Parenting questions from Periscope are answered and Dr. Vaughan speaks about Overcoming Emotional Trauma by Travis Lloyd.
32:45
August 15, 2015
The Resistance
Antibiotic resistance is continually increasing.  Hear how you can be a part of the solution.  Listener questions about subarachnoid hemorrhage and federal medical record rules are also discussed.  Comments from live listening viewers come through Periscope.
41:04
August 8, 2015
Zombie Brain-Eating Amoeba
We discuss the brain-eating amoeba (Naeglaria fowleri) which killed two people in Louisiana this month.  The amoeba is almost uniformly fatal and infects victims when contaminated fresh water enters their nose.
31:58
August 1, 2015
Door Knob Medicine
Good medical care is more than just correctly diagnosing and prescribing medical treatment.  We discuss the need for medical care providers to adequately connect and communicate with patients in the process of diagnosing and treating.  Dr. Vaughan speaks about his new role as the Chairperson for the Sutter Independent Physicians Service Excellence Physician Advisory Council. […]
39:27
July 25, 2015
Lyme
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a study this week about the increase and spread of Lyme disease from 1993 – 2012.  Dr. Vaughan explains Lyme disease, how it is contracted, its natural disease course, its prevention, and the controversy regarding ongoing symptoms following treatment.
34:41
July 18, 2015
SB 277
California passed SB277 requiring school children to be vaccinated.  It is dangerously close to violating patient autonomy and will probably be ruled unconstitutional for similar reasoning.  SB 538, which would expand the scope of Naturopathic Doctors, is also discussed.  Please notify your California Assembly Member to vote “No” on SB 538.  You may use the […]
56:10
July 11, 2015
Doctor Floch
Dr. Neil Floch speaks about doctors in the media and bariatric surgery.  You can follow Dr. Floch on Twitter and Periscope @NeilFlochMD.  Dr. Vaughan is found @doctorvaughan.
54:56
June 27, 2015
Opiates
Dennis Bueler shares his very personal account of getting better by stopping the use of opiates for chronic pain.
33:20
June 20, 2015
Gout: This Joint Rocks
Dr. Elaine Lambert of SOAR joins us to discuss Gout.
35:46
June 13, 2015
MERS
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is a viral disease with a high mortality rate and low human transmission rate which is thought to come from camels.  We explain why people would consume camel urine. Vote for Medically Speaking Radio for best Health/Fitness Podcast in the Podcast Awards daily (when voting is open in early 2016 […]
32:02
June 6, 2015
Wait for it… Encopresis
Encopresis is defecating in inappropriate locations.  It is usually manifested as the repeated soiling of clothing in children over the age of toilet training, often with concomitant constipation.  Traditionally it is associated with the psychological concept of being “anal retentive.”  We discuss the natural history, cause, treatment, and continuing adult symptoms.  Our only regret is […]
47:52
May 30, 2015
MediChanges
Dr. Vaughan and Larry discuss changes in medicine including Meaningful Use payments to doctors for using Electronic Medical Records (EMR/EHR) and Chronic Care Management (CCM) payments.
39:36
May 23, 2015
MediCost
Dr. Mark Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss the expense of prescription medicines.   Forbes article on drug costs. You can check the cost of drugs at local pharmacies at GoodRx.com.
37:32
May 16, 2015
Teenajuana
Larry and Dr. Vaughan address topics including teenage marijuana use, links between brain cancer and cell phone use, and the seminal truth about Ebola. Ladies Night Out with Sutter Health at the State Theater in Auburn, California.
1:06:10
May 9, 2015
Genetically Modified Organisms
Dr. Mark Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss genetically modified organisms.  They mention the possible link between statements Dr. Oz made about genetically modified organisms and a group of doctors asking for Columbia University to reconsider his faculty appointment. The Institute for Responsible Technology refers to the American Academy of Environmental Medicine for their strongest argument […]
53:56
May 2, 2015
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Dr. Kevin Hill of Sierra Endoscopy Center speaks about Irritable Bowel Syndrome. [amazon asin=B00CX3ASFE&template=iframe image]
41:20
April 25, 2015
Humility
Dr. Daniel Binus of Beautiful Minds Medical speaks on humility, and conversely, on narcissism.  Listen as he conducts a narcissism inventory on Dr. Vaughan.  Comment or ask questions below.
51:00
April 18, 2015
Hematology
Dr. Brian Kim of the Sutter Medical Group joined us to speak about his specialty of Hematology and Oncology.  Topics discussed include: breast cancer screening guidelines, BRCA, 3D mammography and tomosythesis, custom chemotherapy.  The US Preventive Services Task Force makes recommendations for routine screening for breast cancer.
52:56
April 11, 2015
Mac D Generation
No, we are not talking about kids who listen to rap.  This week we discussed macular degeneration with Dr. David Norcott of Auburn Eye Care. Dr. Norcott mentioned a commercial genetic test for macular degeneration called Macula Risk.  He also mentioned studies by Bausch and Lomb which evaluated vitamins for use in age-related macular degeneration which can […]
46:10
April 4, 2015
Urology
Dr. Matthew Janiga of the Sutter Medical Group discusses the field of Urology with our hosts.  They discuss prostate cancer and kidney stones.  You can make an appointment with Dr. Janiga by calling (530) 889-7488. American Urological Association guidelines for detection of prostate cancer United States Preventive Services Task Force guidelines for prostate cancer screening
42:01
March 28, 2015
Oregon Meningococcemia
In this episode we speak about the outbreak of meningococcemia at the University of Oregon and discuss long-term care and skilled nursing facilities with Nima Pourfathi of Auburn Oaks Care Center. This week a sixth student at the University of Oregon was diagnosed meningococcemia.  One of the six students died from the infection in February.  The bacteria […]
51:32
March 21, 2015
Hot Flash
Dr. James Dunn, Urogynecologist speaks with our live audience on menopause and other issues affecting women’s health.  Treatments discussed include hormone replacement therapy with estrogens alone, estrogen with progesterone, Effexor (venlafaxine), Prozac(fluoxetine) and other SSRI anti-depressants, and natural remedies like black cohosh and soy isoflavins.
48:14
March 14, 2015
Eye Herpes
Herpes Ophthalmicus or eye herpes was the main topic of our talk with David Norcott, OD, Optometrist at Auburn Eye Care.  Herpes Ophthalmicus is one possible complication of shingles or chicken pox which are both caused by the herpes varicella-zoster virus.
1:10:51
March 7, 2015
Rain Puddles
On a rainy day in February Dr. Vaughan and Larry looked out on a school playground and recorded a podcast.  Dr. Vaughan explains how the weather does not cause illness during “cold and flu” season.  We mentioned the United States Preventive Services Task Force which publishes recommendations for medical screening tests.  We also review typical […]
42:50
February 28, 2015
Exercise Treadmill Test
Dr. Daniel Tsoi, Auburn Cardiologist, puts Medically Speaking Radio to the test by having Dr. Vaughan perform an exercise treadmill test.  In addition to the exercise treadmill test, we also discuss other ways that a Cardiologist evaluates a patient for heart disease and the resulting treatments.
1:06:19
February 21, 2015
Vaccines
Vaccines are discussed in the news right now because of our current measles outbreak, pertussis epidemic, and widespread influenza activity.  We review these vaccines and the new pneumonia vaccine recommendations.  This show was pre-recorded on January 29, 2015 for release on February 14, 2015.   LINKS: California Department of Public Health Pages on: Measles Pertussis […]
1:03:44
February 14, 2015
Hepatitis C
Dr. Kevin Hill of Sierra Endoscopy Center joins us to talk about Hepatitis C.  He graduated from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1996 before completing Internal Medicine residency and Gastroenterology fellowship at Loma Linda University in 2003.  Other topics which impacted the show include rectal foreign bodies and fatty liver disease.  Larry coined […]
1:04:35
February 7, 2015
Prostate Cancer
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Suhag about prostate cancer. This was originally aired December 18, 2010.
52:20
December 22, 2014
Social Disease
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Kintner about sexually transmitted diseases. This was originally aired December 11, 2010.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Goldilocks Anesthesia
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Friedberg about Goldilocks Anesthesia. This was originally aired December 04, 2010. [amazon asin=0982916906&template=iframe image]
54:34
December 22, 2014
Critical Care
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Miranda about Critical Care Medicine and end-of-life decisions. This was originally aired November 27, 2010.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Specialty Credentialing
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Willis about medical specialty credentialing. This was originally aired November 20, 2010.
39:20
December 22, 2014
Cardiac Arrhythmia
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Tsoi about heart arrhythmias. This was originally aired November 13, 2010.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Spine Surgery
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Tyler Smith about Spine Surgery. This was originally aired November 06, 2010.
54:28
December 22, 2014
I Didn’t Inhale
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Miranda about inhaled substances. This was originally aired October 30, 2010. [amazon asin=081298160X&template=iframe image]
54:31
December 22, 2014
Psychiatric Neurology
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Baumbach about the overlap of Neurology and Psychiatry. This was originally aired October 23, 2010.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Calcium Controversy
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Diane Sobkowicz regarding calcium supplementation. This was originally aired October 16, 2010.  An anti-McDonald’s video was discussed.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Modern Chemotherapy
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss new chemotherapy techniques with Dr. Shaheed. This was originally aired October 09, 2010.
54:34
December 22, 2014
October Medical News
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney take calls related to medical news. This was originally aired October 02, 2010.
54:27
December 22, 2014
COPD again
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Miranda about COPD. This was originally aired September 25, 2010.
54:32
December 22, 2014
Medical News and Ambien
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss medical news and callers share Ambien stories. This was originally aired September 18, 2010.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Pre-Conception Counselling
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss pre-conception counselling with Dr. Dunn. This was originally aired September 11, 2010.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Quackery
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss quackery with Dr. Stephen Barrett. This was originally aired September 04, 2010. [amazon template=iframe image&asin=B0034KYMYS,080166747X]
54:34
December 22, 2014
COPD
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Miranda about COPD.
54:34
December 22, 2014
GERD with Dr. Jenkins
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Jenkins about GERD. This was originally aired August 21, 2010. [amazon asin=0976642530&template=iframe image]
54:34
December 22, 2014
Wound Healing
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Bayati about Wound Healing. This was originally aired August 14, 2010.
54:09
December 22, 2014
Sleep Medicine
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Miranda about Sleep Medicine. This was originally aired August 7, 2010. [amazon text=Amazon&template=carousel&asin=0387774408,0805089586]
54:36
December 22, 2014
Listener Questions August 2010
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with listeners about their questions.
54:24
December 22, 2014
Colon Cancer
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Bradshaw about colon cancer.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Sleep Apnea
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Miranda about Sleep Apnea.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Chocolate and Cocaine
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Tsoi about Cardiology news and health care changes.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Drug Diversion
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Willis about drug diversion.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Urinary Tract Infection
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Dunn about Urinary Tract Infections.
53:47
December 22, 2014
Dr. Bill McCoy Live
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Bill McCoy about medicine in Papua New Guinea.
54:29
December 22, 2014
Feet
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss feet with Dr. Gilbrech.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Headache
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss headaches with Dr. Neal Baumbach.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Century of Health
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss century old medical advice.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Medical Culture with Dr. Willis
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss the culture of medicine with Dr. Willis. [amazon asin=0312421702&template=iframe image]
54:35
December 22, 2014
ACCORD with Dr. Tsoi
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss the ACCORD Trial with Dr. Tsoi.  We also spoke about a recent article by Atul Gawande on medical costs. [amazon text=Amazon&template=carousel&asin=0805095152,0312430000,0312427654,]
54:17
December 22, 2014
PEACE for Families
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with PEACE for Families. [amazon text=Amazon&asin=1438004532,140228103X,0615973515]
54:34
December 22, 2014
Healthcare Reform
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Willis about Healthcare Reform.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Cancer Scare
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Shaheed about his cancer scare.
54:34
December 22, 2014
General Surgery
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss General Surgery with Dr. Bradshaw.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Pregnancy
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss Pregnancy with Dr. Kintner.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Heart Attack
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss Heart Attack with Dr. Tsoi.
54:50
December 22, 2014
Obstetrics
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss Obstetrics with Dr. Kintner.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Wilderness Medicine
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss Wilderness Medicine with Dr. Gerry Lee.
54:34
December 22, 2014
Stroke
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss Stroke with Dr. Baumbach.
54:20
December 22, 2014
Movie Medicine
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss feature films with medical themes. [amazon asin=B000E1NWNC&template=iframe image]
54:20
December 22, 2014
Endometriosis with Dr. Lindeken
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss endometriosis with Dr. Lindeken.
54:33
December 21, 2014
GERD with Dr. Skeehan
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss gastroesophageal reflux disease with Dr. Skeehan.
45:43
December 21, 2014
Medical News for February
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss recent medical news with listeners.
54:31
December 21, 2014
Arms
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Bergeson about shoulders and the upper extremity.
54:34
December 21, 2014
A Woman’s Heart with Dr. Diane
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney speak with Dr. Diane Sobkowicz about “Go Red for Women.”
54:20
December 21, 2014
Alternative Medicine with Dr. Ernst
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss the book Trick or Treatment with author, Dr. Ernst. [amazon asin=0393337782&template=iframe image]
54:34
December 21, 2014
Medical Tips
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss “Medical Tips from the Inside…” [amazon asin=1873413394&template=iframe image]
54:34
December 21, 2014
Listener Questions January 2010
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney answer listener questions. Questions include topics including: Diet Coke and Mentos, Pop Rocks and Coke, and others.
54:27
December 21, 2014
Becoming a Doctor
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss the process of becoming a Medical Doctor with Dr. Gawayne Vaughan.
54:36
December 21, 2014
Lonlines with Anne Lyons
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss lonliness with Anne Lyons.
54:29
December 21, 2014
Cholesterol Medicines with Dr. Tsoi
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss cholesterol medicines with Dr. Tsoi.
54:32
December 21, 2014
Papua New Guinea with Dr. McCoy and Dr. Kerr
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss medicine in Papua New Guinea with Dr. McCoy and Dr. Kerr.
54:34
December 21, 2014
Mammography recommendations with Dr. Antonini
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss mammography recommendations with Dr. Antonini. [amazon asin=0781764009&template=iframe image]
54:50
December 21, 2014
Army Psychology and PTSD with Lt. Col. Dr. Holcombe
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss treatment of PTSD in the US Army with Dr. Holcombe.
54:59
December 21, 2014
Hospitalist Medicine with Dr. Hantman
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss Hospitalist Medicine with Dr. Hantman.
54:50
December 21, 2014
Pre-Hospital Care, CPR, and AED’s with Krista Duval and Erik Wenz
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss Pre-Hospital Care, CPR, and AED’s with Krista Duval and Erik Wenz of Smart Heart CPR. [amazon text=Amazon&template=carousel&asin=1584804793,1616690178,1616690186,]
54:30
December 21, 2014
Army Psychological Treatment with Lt. Col. Dr. Philip Holcombe
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss the Fort Hood shooting and Army Psychological treatment with Dr. Holcombe.
21:41
December 19, 2014
Kidney Disease with Dr. Spin
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss Kidney Disease with Dr. Spin.
54:35
December 19, 2014
Indigent Medical Care with Dr. Mulligan
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss Indigent Medical Care with Dr. Mulligan.
53:39
December 19, 2014
Pain Treatment with Dr. Willis
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss Pain Treatment with Dr. Willis.
54:44
December 19, 2014
Eye Disease with Dr. Cooper
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss Eye Disease with Dr. Cooper.  Portions of this recording may be difficult to hear. [amazon asin=B00551RWZA&template=iframe image]
54:50
December 19, 2014
Neuropathy with Dr. Baumbach
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss Neuropathy with Dr. Baumbach.
54:34
December 19, 2014
Radiology with Dr. Malian
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss Radiology with Dr. Malian.
54:56
December 19, 2014
Bariatric Surgery with Dr. Jenkins
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss bariatric surgery with Dr. Jenkins.
54:34
December 19, 2014
Knee Injuries with Dr. Bergeson
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss knee injuries with Dr. Bergeson.
55:11
December 19, 2014
Cancer Treatment with Dr. Shaheed
Dr. Vaughan and Larry Finney discuss cancer treatment with Dr. Shaheed.
54:34
December 19, 2014