Doctor, Doctor brings you discussions of practical and current medical topics with a focus on the dignity of the human person – body and soul. A trustworthy source of medical information and advice for Catholics.
Doctor, Doctor - 01/16/2021 - Covid Vaccines in the U.S.
Vaccine expert Dr. John Grabenstein and infectious disease specialist Dr. Paul Carson give an update on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic and the rollout of the vaccines throughout the United States. They also answer questions from listeners about how the vaccine works step-by-step in the body, why companies use ethically tainted materials, and more.
Doctor, Doctor - 01/09/2021 - Modern Culture and Sexual Orientation
Glenn Stanton, director of Global Family Formation Studies at Focus on the Family, talks about what modern culture means by sex, gender, and sexual orientation and offers insight into how we can respond in love to people who hold different beliefs.
Doctor, Doctor - 12/19/2020 - Childhood Obesity - Dr. Kim-Doan Katrina Nguyen
Pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Kim-Doan Katrina Nguyen talks about the growing problem of childhood obesity in the US and other parts of the world including the most common causes, the health consequences, and best practices to avoid or overcome weight problems in children.
Doctor, Doctor - 12/12/2020 - National Catholic Bioethics Center on new Covid-19 Vaccines
Dr. Jozef Zalot from the National Catholic Bioethics Center covers ethical concerns over COVID-19 vaccine development and explains which vaccines Catholics should get, then vaccine expert Dr. John Grabenstein covers all the details about how the vaccines work and when people will be able to get them.
Doctor, Doctor - 12/05/2020 - New Covid-19 Treatments
Infectious Disease and Public Health specialist Dr. Paul Cieslak and critical care pulmonologist Dr. Eustace Fernandes give a comprehensive update on the COVID-19 pandemic including the causes of rising cases, the most important measures people can take to prevent spread and protect the vulnerable, and the latest info on treatment options.
Doctor, Doctor - 11/28/2020 - Reproductive health issues
Co-host Dr. Chris Stroud is an OBGYN who specializes in NaPro Technology and ethical treatments for reproductive health issues.
Doctor, Doctor - 11/21/2020 - Blessed To Be A Radiologist -Dr. Brandon Brown
Dr. Brandon Brown from the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Fetal Center at Riley Children’s Hospital gives an inside look at what it’s like to be a radiologist, including why he chose the field, the most rewarding and most difficult aspects of his work, the biggest misconceptions, and how his faith guides his life as a physician.
Doctor, Doctor - 11/12/2020 - Functional medicine - Dr. Raul Enad
Functional medicine specialist Dr. Raul Enad talks about the growing fields of integrative and functional medicine, including how he got interested in the specialty and how it improved his own health, why preventative medicine is important, what research shows are the most important things every person should do for their health, and what Catholics need to know about this branch of medicine to stay healthy body and soul.
Doctor, Doctor - 11/06/2020 - COVID -19 Update - Nov 2020
Infectious disease specialist and public health consultant Dr. Paul Carson and critical care pulmonologist Dr. Eustace Fernandes give a comprehensive update on the COVID-19 pandemic including why cases are rising, whether deaths are really decreasing, what doctors are learning about the virus and how to treat it, and what we can expect in the coming months.
Doctor, Doctor - 10/31/2020 - Prolonged Solitary Confinement
Philosopher and researcher Derek Jeffreys, PhD from University of Wisconsin, Green Bay explains the enormous physical and mental consequences of prolonged solitary confinement.
Doctor, Doctor - 10/24/2020 - Cancer and Your Faith
Oncologist and hematologist Dr. Bill McGarry talks about what it’s like to treat cancer, including why he chose the specialty, the biggest challenges, how cancer treatment and prevention has advanced, and how his faith guides him in his work. He also shares his own powerful story of having cancer twice and how prayer and medicine came together to heal him.
Doctor, Doctor - 10/17/2020 - Tracy Windsor - A wrong prenatal diagnosis
Tracy Windsor, co-founder of the Be Not Afraid organization, explains why offering support, love, and real treatment options are so important for parents facing a prenatal diagnosis who are often offered abortion as the only option.
Doctor, Doctor - 10/10/2020 - The COVID-19 vaccine process
Vaccine expert Dr. John Grabenstein explains all the most important info about the COVID-19 vaccine process, including ethical concerns, how the research and trial process works, whether the current trials are showing success, when we can expect a vaccine to be available and who should get it.
Doctor, Doctor - 10/02/2020 - Catholic OBGYNs
Host Dr. Chris Stroud is the featured guest this time to talk about what it’s like to be a Catholic OB/GYN including why he chose this specialty, the biggest challenges for OBGYNs in general and especially for Catholics, the most important things for doctors and patients to know about women’s healthcare, and why more Catholics should become OBGYNs."
Doctor, Doctor - 09/26/2020 - Are Catholic Hospitals Catholic?
"Physician assistant Megan Kreft shares her story about being fired by a Catholic hospital for practicing medicine consistent with Catholic beliefs about human dignity, then medical ethicist Dr. Ashley Fernandes gives a broader perspective of how Megan’s story fits into the healthcare landscape, the problem with the trend toward giving patient autonomy the highest priority, and how Catholic healthcare providers can practice with great care for patients while staying firm in their beliefs."