EPISODES
  • Episode 192 – Drugs for Weight Loss

    On February 17, Dr. Marianne Ritchie shared an update on the weight loss drugs that are getting attention and what you should know about them with Dr. Michael Camilleri, a professor from the Mayo Clinic. 

    57m | Feb 17, 2024
  • Episode 191 – I am Constantly Clearing my Throat

    On February 10, Dr. Marianne Ritchie shared an update on various forms of acid reflux with Dr. Joseph R. Spiegel.

    57m | Feb 10, 2024
  • Episode 190 – Current Topics in Pediatrics

    On February 3, Dr. Marianne Ritchie discussed current topics in pediatrics with Dr. Julie Kardos.

    57m | Feb 3, 2024
  • Episode 189 – How to stay DRY during DRY JANUARY

    On January 27, Dr. Marianne Ritchie discussed the benefits of cutting back on alcohol and how you can cope with triggers that lead to drinking with Dr. Marina Goldman.

    57m | Jan 27, 2024
  • Episode 188 – Contact Dermatitis: An Itch can be Worse Than Pain!

    On January 20, Dr. Marianne Ritchie discussed  the process of identifying the source of contact dermatitis and current therapies with Dr. Bruce Brod, Director of the Contact Dermatitis Clinic at Penn Medicine. 

    58m | Jan 20, 2024
  • Episode 187 – How to Prepare for your Annual Physical

    On January 13, Dr. Marianne Ritchie discussed how to prepare for your annual physical and how you can play a proactive role in your health care by keeping tabs on your symptoms, family history, use of alcohol, smoking/vaping, diet and exercise.

    58m | Jan 13, 2024
  • Episode 186 – The Parade of Champions

    On January 6, Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie shared stories of Your Real Champions®, someone who faces adversity with courage or who does great work in the community.

    55m | Jan 6, 2024
  • Episode 185 – Fire Prevention & Personal Safety

    On December 16, Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie sat down with Deputy Fire Marshal Matthew Maguire and Officer Carl Harper to discuss holiday safety tips. The message from both guests is to be aware of your surroundings and their advice could save your life!

    57m | Dec 16, 2023
  • Episode 184 – Food is Medicine

    On December 9, Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie sat down with Sue Daugherty, RDN, LDN, CEO to discuss how nutritional support of chronically ill patients with meals tailored to their medical needs can improve the patient’s quality of life, increase the ability to tolerate medical treatments, decrease hospital admissions and lower health care costs. MANNA is an organization which serves over one million meals a year to chronically ill patients following this evidence-based model of food preparation.

    58m | Dec 9, 2023
  • Episode 183 – The Value of Sports in our Health and Wellness

    On Saturday, December 2, Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie spoke with nationally-recognized sport psychologist, Dr. Joel Fish as he explained the concept of mental toughness, the importance of considering each athlete’s mental health and wellness in addition to their physical health, and the wise reminder that “fun” is part of the equation in every sport.

    57m | Dec 2, 2023
  • Episode 182 – Pancreatic Cancer

    On Saturday, November 18, Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie spoke with Dr. David E. Loren about the early warning signs, what patients should be screened, and an update on the latest treatments.

    59m | Nov 18, 2023
  • Episode 181 – Partnerships of Army and Civilian Trauma Teams

    On Saturday, November 11, Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie discussed how military medical personnel will be embedded at Cooper University Hospital to offer exposure to critical care of more severe trauma and surgical patients than they typically experience in a military treatment facility. 

    58m | Nov 11, 2023
  • Episode 180 - Surgery for Breast Cancer

    On Saturday, November 6, Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie spoke with Dr. Monica Morrow about the process of "staging" your cancer and the factors considered in creating your unique plan.

    59m | Nov 4, 2023
  • Episode 179 - Training for Sleep and the Potty

    On Saturday, October 28, Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie spoke with Dr. Lauren Hricik Vandevere about training for sleep and the potty.

    58m | Oct 28, 2023
  • Episode 178 - The Triple-demic

    On Saturday, October 21, Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie spoke with Dr. Paul Offit about an update on the COVID-19 vaccine for 2023-2024, information about the flu vaccine, and who will benefit most from the RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) vaccine. 

    57m | Oct 21, 2023
  • Episode 177 - If You Have Cancer, Ask About a Clinical Trial

    On Saturday, October 14, Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie spoke with Dr. Clifford A. Hudis about important information and how participation in a trial can be very beneficial.

    58m | Oct 14, 2023
  • Episode 176 - Pickleball: Relish the Game

    On Saturday, October 7, Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie spoke with Dr. Nicholas A. DiNubile about how to maximize your safety playing pickleball.

    55m | Oct 7, 2023
  • Episode 175 - Tattoos: Risks and Precautions

    On Saturday, September 30, Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie spoke with Dr. Bruce A. Brod about the potential risks of tattoos, including allergic reactions to the various dyes, thickened scars called granulomata, and the possibility of infection.

    59m | Sep 30, 2023
  • Episode 174 - Give Me a Head With Hair!

    On Saturday, September 23, Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie spoke with Dr. George Cotsarelis about common causes of hair loss and the most current therapies.

    59m | Sep 23, 2023
  • Episode 173 - Sleep Medicine

    On Saturday, September 16, Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie spoke with Dr. Richard J. Schwab about why adequate sleep is important, tips for good sleep hygiene, and when you should seek the help of a sleep med specialist if you have symptoms of a sleep disorder.

    58m | Sep 16, 2023
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