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Andy Smith talks to the people at the heart of modern medicine. Learn what excites, scares and inspires healthcare providers.

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Andy Smith talks to the people at the heart of modern medicine. Learn what excites, scares and inspires healthcare providers.

    This doctor's patients really take his advice to heart

    This doctor's patients really take his advice to heart

    Dr. Neil Skolnik knew something had to change when he wound up out of breath while walking through an airport on his way lecture on—of all things—diabetes.
    Through diligent diet and exercise, Dr. Skolnik lost weight, started to exercise, and got a handle on his diet. 
    What's more, the patients who hadn't truly heard his advice in the past really started to listen.

    • 34 min
    Alexa Drubay's style of yoga will get you laughing

    Alexa Drubay's style of yoga will get you laughing

    Andy talks with Alexa Drubay, an expert in laughter yoga, about its origins and health benefits.

    • 26 min
    Dr. Dan Eun's journey from the mission field to the surgical field

    Dr. Dan Eun's journey from the mission field to the surgical field

    Before Dr. Daniel Eun became chief of Robotic Surgery at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, he faced obstacles affording medical school and matching to a residency in his field. Andy and Dr. Eun discuss how he overcame these obstacles and what lies ahead in the field of robotic surgery.

    • 40 min
    Thanks to this med student, your doctor may someday prescribe fresh fruits and veggies

    Thanks to this med student, your doctor may someday prescribe fresh fruits and veggies

    After modifying her once-unhealthy diet, third-year medical student Sarayna Schock created a unique program, ProduceRx, that connects people who need good produce with people who grow it.

    • 26 min
    Dr. Allan Wulc on measuring and perfecting the human face

    Dr. Allan Wulc on measuring and perfecting the human face

    Plastic surgeon Allan Wulc explains how a beautiful human face is measured in millimeters and how he talks to patients about enhancing or restoring their beauty.

    • 42 min
    Dr. Michael Green asks his med students to doodle more in class

    Dr. Michael Green asks his med students to doodle more in class

    In an innovative class at Penn State College of Medicine, Dr. Michael Green's fourth-year med students create a comic/cartoon about a meaningful experience in medicine. Cartooning has also been shown to benefit patients and can even be a training tool for teaching interns/residents.

    • 39 min

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