For Heart Health, Which Diets Really Work? A Conversation with Dr. Philip Greenland – Part II

Coffee. Tea. Do They Help or Hurt Us? Dr. Kadish concludes his conversation with Dr. Philip Greenland. Dr. Kadish: A lot of people drink coffee or tea and there have been studies that looked at the positive or negative effects of those beverages on cardiovascular and other outcomes.  Can you summarize these for a recommendation to people about coffee and tea consumption? Dr. Greenland: Another good question.… Continue reading For Heart Health, Which Diets Really Work? A Conversation with Dr. Philip Greenland – Part II

For Heart Health, Which Diets Really Work? A Conversation with Dr. Philip Greenland – Part I

Dr. Philip Greenland’s research has helped to shape cardiovascular care guidelines around the world. His work, which has been cited thousands of times, was among the first to reveal that women are more likely to die from heart attacks than men, and his studies illustrated that major risk factors almost always precede heart attacks. Dr. Kadish sat down with Dr. Greenland to discuss cardiovascular health.… Continue reading For Heart Health, Which Diets Really Work? A Conversation with Dr. Philip Greenland – Part I

Better Imaging: A Conversation with Dr. Orit Wimpfheimer

Radiologists often have more cases than they can get to quickly—but some cases are more critical than others. How can they prioritize? As artificial intelligence promises to enhance the capabilities of radiologists, Dr. Kadish caught up with Dr. Orit Wimpfheimer, a consultant at Zebra Medical Vision in Israel where leading-edge tools and algorithms are making a difference. Dr. Kadish: I’ve hear that you are doing… Continue reading Better Imaging: A Conversation with Dr. Orit Wimpfheimer

When Does Life Begin? A Conversation with Dr. Arthur Caplan – Part II

Dr. Kadish: How do you feel about the ethics of gene editing or even cloning? Dr. Caplan: We’ve heard a lot about gene editing and cloning.  I think we can get cloning human beings off the table fast. It’s actually rather boring.  It’s prone to produce errors and malformations in the animals we’ve tried it in, and I don’t think cloning full-born humans has much… Continue reading When Does Life Begin? A Conversation with Dr. Arthur Caplan – Part II

When Does Life Begin? A Conversation with Dr. Arthur Caplan – Part I

Dr. Arthur L. Caplan is Professor of Bioethics at New York University Langone Medical Center and the founding director of the Division of Medical Ethics. He has made numerous contributions to public policy including helping to found the National Marrow Donor Program, creating the policy of required request in cadaver organ donation adopted throughout the United States, helping to create the system for distributing organs… Continue reading When Does Life Begin? A Conversation with Dr. Arthur Caplan – Part I

Putting Care Back In Healthcare: A Conversation with Dr. Eric Topol – Part II

Dr. Kadish concludes his discussion with Dr. Eric Topol regarding the restoration of the patient-physician bond, which is hoped for as Artificial Intelligence returns the gift of time to doctors and clinicians. Topol, director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute in La Jolla, California, is a leading authority on AI and Deep Medicine is his newest book on the future of medicine. Dr. Kadish: Do you… Continue reading Putting Care Back In Healthcare: A Conversation with Dr. Eric Topol – Part II

Putting Care Back In Healthcare: A Conversation with Dr. Eric Topol

Dr. Alan Kadish, President of Touro College and University System, joined fellow cardiologist Dr. Eric Topol to discuss the transformative changes that are coming to healthcare, thanks to Artificial Intelligence. Topol, director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute in La Jolla, California, is a leading voice on digital health. His newest book Deep Medicine is regarded by Dr. Kadish as a must-read—“As important to healthcare as Future… Continue reading Putting Care Back In Healthcare: A Conversation with Dr. Eric Topol

Discussing the Measles Crisis with Dr. Amanda Cohn of the CDC – Part II

Dr. Kadish:  Every year there’s a lot of press about the development of the annual influenza vaccine. In fact, some of our scientists at New York Medical College participate in that effort. Do you see any changes or advances in influenza vaccines that will make them more effective? Are there any new term advances that are happening now? Dr. Cohn:  There are new vaccine technologies… Continue reading Discussing the Measles Crisis with Dr. Amanda Cohn of the CDC – Part II

Discussing the Measles Crisis with Dr. Amanda Cohn of the CDC – Part I

In response to the growing measles epidemic, Dr. Alan Kadish has been a leading proponent on the vital necessity to vaccinate children against measles. In addition to recently releasing a public service announcement, Dr. Kadish sat down with Dr. Amanda Cohn, Deputy Director, Immunization Services Division at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to discuss the crisis, the vaccine, and the hoax perpetuated by anti-vaxxers.… Continue reading Discussing the Measles Crisis with Dr. Amanda Cohn of the CDC – Part I