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ACEPLogo911 - Emergency Talk Radio . . . brought to you by the American College of Emergency Physicians provides important information about life in the ER... and how it affects you or your loved ones. Some of the "best medicine" is being practiced in America's emergency rooms and we bring you the top guests in the field of emergency medicine and trauma care.
HOST: Dr. Leigh Vinocur
DrLeighVinocur911 - Emergency Talk Radio . . . brought to you by the American College of Emergency Physicians provides important information about life in the ER... and how it affects you or your loved ones. Some of the "best medicine" is being practiced in America's emergency rooms and we bring you the top guests in the field of emergency medicine and trauma care.

Hosted by board certified emergency physician, expert, and media personality Dr. Leigh Vinocur, MD. She is a national spokesperson for the American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently she is serving as Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and Director for Strategic Initiatives at University of Maryland School of Medicine.

According to Dr. Vinocur, "emergency medicine is a microcosm of society as a whole treating all the medical problems and social ills seen in modern life: problems related to obesity, smoking, teen pregnancy, drug abuse, mental illness and domestic violence." This show touches on topics that affect us all.

ACEPLogoDr. Vinocur has been a medical broadcaster for over 12 years, starting her broadcast career as consultant and medical reporter for Baltimore’s NBC affiliate, WBAL TV and the NBC News Channel. She appears regularly on the Fox News Channel, CNN's The Nancy Grace Show and the popular syndicated "Dr. Oz Show." She has been on numerous other national media outlets as a medical expert including CNN’s House Calls, The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, Inside Edition, the Fox Business Network as well as ABC News and the CBS Early Show. Dr. Vinocur is also a contributor and medical expert for the Dr Oz website.
Find out more about The American College of Emergency Physicians at www.acep.org
There are 148 On Demand Archives in this Category.
Men’s Health for Father’s Day
Guest(s):Dr. Kevin Klauer
Topic Info:With Father’s Day around the corner, we look at men’s health. From heart disease to cancer, what advice can we give men to help them have a long and health life? Our expert will be on to give us the details.
Original Air Date:6 / 8 / 2012
The Dangers of Ticks and Mosquitos This Summer
Guest(s):Dr. Melissa Barton
Topic Info:It’s that time of year when more people get outdoors. Whether it’s hiking, biking, playing in a field, or hanging out in your garden, you are at greater risk of tick and mosquito bites. They carry diseases such as Lyme, West Nile Virus and Eastern E ...
Original Air Date:6 / 8 / 2012
The Dangers of Kids Swallowing Batteries and Magnets
Guest(s):Dr. David Ross
Topic Info:It’s been in the news recently — kids accidentally swallowing small batteries and magnets. Not only are they choking hazards, but they can do serious damage to your body if they pass through it. Our expert will join us to talk about the problem and ...
Original Air Date:6 / 8 / 2012
Who Should Pay for Emergency Visits?
Guest(s):Dr. Andrew Sama
Topic Info:70 percent of Americans oppose health plan efforts to deny payments for emergency visits, according to new polling data from ACEP. This comes at a time when many health plans and state Medicaid offices increasingly want to reduce costs by refusing or low ...
Original Air Date:6 / 8 / 2012
Memorial Day Safety Tips
Memorial Day Safety Tips
Guest(s):Dr. Alex Rosenau
Topic Info:Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial “kickoff” to summer. People are at the pool, barbequing, enjoying the outdoors, in a boat, etc. What are the top things they need to know to have fun and at the same time stay safe and out of the ER? Our exper ...
Original Air Date:5 / 11 / 2012
Bike Helmet Safety Annals Study
Bike Helmet Safety Annals Study
Guest(s):Dr. Christopher Fischer
Topic Info:As the weather gets warmer, more and more people hit the pavement, often on their bikes. We have the author of a new Annals study on bike helmets. He’ll be on to talk about the findings and what the public needs to know before they start peddling.
Original Air Date:5 / 11 / 2012
Mental Health Study
Mental Health Study
Guest(s):Dr. Anthony Weiss
Topic Info:May is Mental Health Awareness Month. We’ll have the author of a new study in the Annals of Emergency Medicine that indicates that emergency patients with mental health emergencies may wait longer than other patients. He’ll explain.
Original Air Date:5 / 11 / 2012
Dealing With Food Allergies During Summer
Dealing With Food Allergies During Summer
Guest(s):Dr. Sami Bahna
Topic Info:Picnics, BBQs, etc. Food is a big part of the summer and holiday weekend. What do you need to know about food allergies and food preparedness. We have an expert on the topic who will be on to discuss important safety information.
Original Air Date:5 / 11 / 2012
Alcohol Intervention Study Featured
Teens, Drinking, and Prom: Advice for Parents Featured
The Real Dangers of Distracted Driving Featured
Text Messaging & Injuries
Text Messaging & Injuries
Guest(s):Dr. Mary Pat McKay
Topic Info:We continue our conversation about distractions that cause injuries — this time looking specifically at text messaging. It seems harmless on many levels, but how many people do you walk past are looking down at their phone and not at anything else arou ...
Original Air Date:4 / 13 / 2012
CT Scans Annals Study
CT Scans Annals Study
Guest(s):Dr. Jeremiah Schuur
Topic Info:A new study released in the Annals of Emergency Medicine says that a government rule designed to limit CT scans in emergency rooms is unreliable, invalid and inaccurate. We’ll talk to the study author who says that there are not evidence-based guidelin ...
Original Air Date:3 / 2 / 2012
Abdominal Pain: When To Go To The ER Popular
Abdominal Pain: When To Go To The ER
Guest(s):Dr. Eric Anderson
Topic:Abdominal Pain
Topic Info:Abdominal pain is one of the most common reasons for a visit to the ER and stomach pain can be a symptom of a wide-variety of different things, from minor problems to something far more severe. How can you know the difference? What the most common reaso ...
Original Air Date:3 / 2 / 2012
Abdominal Pain: When To Go To The ER (part 2)
Abdominal Pain: When To Go To The ER (part 2)
Guest(s):Dr. Eric Anderson
Topic:Abdominal Pain
Topic Info:Abdominal pain is one of the most common reasons for a visit to the ER and stomach pain can be a symptom of a wide-variety of different things, from minor problems to something far more severe. How can you know the difference? What the most common reaso ...
Original Air Date:3 / 2 / 2012
Colon Cancer Warning Signs: Are You At Risk?
Colon Cancer Warning Signs: Are You At Risk?
Guest(s):Dr. Paul Jordan, MD
Topic:Colon Cancer
Topic Info:Colon Cancer claims the lives of about 50,000 men and women a year – but it is one of the most curable cancers if caught early enough. We’ll talk to a colon cancer expert about warning signs. What age should you be screened? Are there differences be ...
Original Air Date:3 / 2 / 2012
CPR Training
CPR Training
Guest(s):Dr. Juan F. Fitz
Topic:CPR Training
Topic Info:How many people actually know CPR? When a cardiac episode takes place with a family member or friend, do you know what to do? Our expert is trying to train 10,000 people in CPR in his community. He’d like you to learn in yours as well. We’ll talk ...
Original Air Date:2 / 3 / 2012
Hypothermic Resuscitation
Hypothermic Resuscitation
Guest(s):Dr. Todd Slesinger
Topic:Hypothermic Resuscitation
Topic Info:What is hypothermic resuscitation? How can this be beneficial? What happens to the body when this procedure is done? Our physician expert explains.
Original Air Date:2 / 3 / 2012
How Dental Health Affects Your Heart
How Dental Health Affects Your Heart
Guest(s):Dr. Preeti Jois
Topic:Dental Health
Topic Info:Many don’t think that dental health can directly affect heart health. How is that the case? What should people be doing? What damage can bad dental health do to the rest of your body? Our expert discusses.
Original Air Date:2 / 3 / 2012
When you have chest pains, what can you expect when you go to the ER?
When you have chest pains, what can you expect when you go to the ER?
Guest(s):Dr. Preeti Jois
Topic:Dental Health
Topic Info:When a person has chest pains – it can be serious and it can mean several things. What should they do? What should they expect when they go to the ER? Why types of tests will be done? How is it different for men and women? Out expect will explain.
Original Air Date:2 / 3 / 2012
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