Dr. Tepper is a board certified plastic surgeon specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Today we are going to speak with him about his use of 3D printing in medical applications. He works at Montefiore Medical Center in New York and recently was part of the team that performed the surgical separation of twin boys who were conjoined at the head (including at the brain). He has been involved in using printed prosthetics for many years and used the technology during this groundbreaking surgery. Drdrew.com
Bestselling authors of "Why do Men Have Nipples," Mark Leyner and Dr. Billy Goldberg join us this week to answer interesting questions about the human body and some of its more amusing functions. The panel also discusses funny emergency room cases, how patients' instant access to medical research has changed exam room conversations, and how the advent of social media might be affecting the brains of future generations and their ability to communicate face to face.
Dr. William Bass is a legend in the field of forensic anthropology, having established the very first "Body Farm," in Knoxville Tennessee in 1971. The Body Farm is a piece of woodland acreage dedicated to the study of human decomposition. At any given time there are about one hundred bodies decaying in a variety of circumstances on the property, including under water in car trunks and in shallow graves. Bodies are also subjected to various weather conditions. Scientists accumulate information about how bodies are affected by these factors, and about time of death as well. Dr. Bass has solved countless complicated cases over the years and is one of the few people to have ever examined the remains of the Lindbergh baby. Drdrew.com
Great minds think alike on Weekly Infusion, addiction specialists Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce are joined by Candy Finnigan, star of A&E's, Intervention. Candy was one of the very first women to become an interventionist. The threesome discusses the condition of addiction, the history of intervention and various modes of recovery that are now available.
Transformational Leader, @SimoneBienne is this week's guest. Simone employs her expertise in sexual issues, neurolinguistic programming and hypnosis to help her clients "get to where they want to be in life." She helps them to establish a positive emotional state by reprogramming their brains and changing negative patterns. Together with Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce, she addresses a variety of topics that range from the stigma of sexually transmitted diseases to fear of vaccines.
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