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Episode 522: PREMIUM – Should we ignore expiry dates on medications?
In episode 522, James and Mike quickly go over 3 new COVID trials that give useful PREMIUM information. BUT then we quickly go SUPER PREMIUM with evidence around the shelf life of medications and we discuss why the expiry dates on medications in almost no circumstances represent the date when medications should no longer be […]
Sep 25, 2022
Episode 521: A dose a day keeps the UTI away?
In episode 521, James and Mike invite Caitlin Finley to the podcast for the first time to talk about a very common primary care topic – recurrent UTIs. We discuss the frequency of recurrence and look at the evidence for many of the different strategies used to reduce the chance of recurrence. Show Notes 1) […]
Sep 13, 2022
Episode 520: Ultra-processed food – is it really all “bad” for you?
In episode 520, James and Mike delve into the delicious area of ultra-processed food. We review all the best available evidence and try to put it into a digestible format. At the end we put a cherry on top to make it even more appetizing/interesting. Show Notes The Nutrition Proposition 1) Book website nutritionproposition.com 2)Amazon […]
Aug 29, 2022
Episode 519: Oh Baby – Combined oral contraceptives during breastfeeding
In episode 519, Mike and James ask Jen Potter back to the podcast to talk about a common primary care question around oral contraceptives and breast feeding. We review the best available evidence which unfortunately we find out is not the highest quality. Nonetheless, we go over the numbers and then come up with useful, […]
Aug 19, 2022
Episode 518: Avoiding lactose-containing products during acute pediatric diarrhea
In episode 518, Mike and James get Samantha to go through all the evidence we have for restricting lactose-containing foods in children with acute diarrhea. While we find out that looking at this evidence is at best tricky, it seems like reducing or diluting formula may provide a reasonable benefit. Listen to the podcast for […]