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Thursdays at 5:30 p.m., Rowan Radio presents a weekly update on various medical topics.
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(Jun 04, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Dr. Craig Wax is joined by Frank Mederos and Patti Sheehy. Mederos is a champion of freedom in Cuba and the hero of the books written by Sheehy, "The Boy Who Said No: An Escape To Freedom" and, the sequel, "Stalked: The Boy Who Said No." The three discuss socialized medicine in Cuba, the personal account of Mederos story, and how it all comes to light in Sheehy's books. They also talk about the idea and power behind the principles of freedom.

Your Health Matters
(May 28, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Dr. Craig Wax is joined by Dr. Barry Sears, inventor of the Zone Diet and practicing out of Boston. The two discuss inflammation, what it is, why it's important, who it concerns, and ways to prevent it. They talk about Dr. Sears' Zone Diet and how inflammation has become more of a concern over the years.

Your Health Matters
(May 21, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Dr. Craig Wax speaks with Rituparna Basu, a writer and professional speaker who is an expert in health care. She is currently an analyst at the Ayn Rand Institute. Basu talks about individual rights and Medicare. She talks about the complexities of the system and the financial situation surrounding Medicare. They explore solutions on how the government can stop the trend in the rising cost of Medicare.

Your Health Matters
(May 14, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Dr. Craig Wax speaks with Dr. Jane Hughes, an opthamologist from San Antonio, Texas. The two talk about the freedom in medicine, the new laws surrounding health care, and getting back to the roots of simply working with patients without the intrusion of insurance, government, and third parties. Dr. Hughes helps break down all the complexities doctors face outside of the operating room and the money that is changing hands.

Your Health Matters
(Apr 30, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Dr. Craig Wax speaks with Michelle Teel, a breast cancer survivor, and Bernadette White, the outreach coordinator for Susan G. Komen Philadelphia. The three discuss the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Philadelphia. They also talk about life after breast cancer, its treatment, and increasing awareness.

Your Health Matters
(Apr 09, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Dr. Craig Wax speaks with family physician, Dr. Robert Nelson from Cumming, Georgia about the economics of health care and why it is important. The two break down the health care system, discuss how health care has changed, and what people should be aware of.

Your Health Matters
(Apr 02, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Dr. Craig Wax speaks with Dr. David Samadi, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital. He is also a medical reference for Fox News and has his own radio show. The two discuss the controversey surrounding men's health care and prostate exams; whether to screen or not to screen. They mention the parties involved and the need for a solution.

Your Health Matters
(Mar 26, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Dr. Craig Wax is joined by Dr. Eddie Wu, an orthopedist of Premier Orthopedics. The two talk about total hip replacement and the different approaches used for a hip replacement procedure. Take a listen to find out more about one of medicine's modern miracles.

Your Health Matters
(Mar 19, 2015) Play Dowanload

Host Dr. Craig Wax is joined by Dr. Marion Mass to talk about organic gardening for kids. Dr. Mass explains how gardening can have a positive impact on children and their eating habits. Also, she covers a special gardening project by children in accordance with Relay For Life.

Your Health Matters
(Mar 12, 2015) Play Dowanload

Dr. Craig Wax is joined by Roberto Ferdman of the Washington Post to talk about the sugar industry's influence on government policies. They discuss the history of the sugar industry and its impact on society. Also, the pair cover how much control the government should have over our health and ability to obtain information.

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