Weekly Infusion

This multi-part written series of articles is now available in podcast form. Dr. Drew reads “A History of Opium,” which includes additional commentary from recognized experts (available only in this version). A previous Weekly Infusion podcast with Internal Medicine/ Addiction specialists Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce Heischober welcome a variety of guests and explore topics ranging from everyday health issues, to the latest medical breakthroughs and treatments, to incredible stories of the ER.
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Sep 20, 2017

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!  Dr. Matthew Rettig of UCLA's David Geffin School of Medicine is here on behalf of the Prostate Cancer Foundation to educate us on prostate health and share all the latest research regarding prostate cancer.

For more information visit #savethemales

This episode is sponsored by Hydralyte.

Sep 13, 2017
Botched Star, Revision & Ethnic Rhinoplasty Specialist Dr. Paul Nassif joins Dr. Drew to discuss the intricacies of performing facial plastic surgery, advancements in the field and some of his most challenging cases. @DrPaulNassif 
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Sep 6, 2017

Author Kate Moore returns for the conclusion of this two part Weekly Infusion Medical Mystery to reveal what caused hundreds of American teenage girls to suffer from debilitating diseases and untimely deaths after working as highly paid artists in local factories. 

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Aug 30, 2017

A Weekly Infusion Medical Mystery! Writer Kate joins us this week for the first of two episodes.  In this installment she sets up the mysterious story of several young women who were insidiously poisoned by their employer while working at their "glamorous" and highly coveted jobs.  Learn about the purportedly "harmless" business practices that turned into death sentences for majority of them - even though they were merely teenagers.

This episode is sponsored by Hydralyte.

Aug 23, 2017

Mary Roach, author of Grunt: The Curious Science Of Humans At War
is a bestselling pop science writer and joins us to talk about orgasms, beer aroma wheels, attending mediumship school and a host of other interesting topics!.

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Aug 16, 2017

Pathology Assistant Nicole Angemi returns to discuss the stigmas associated mental illness and the difficulties that many people face while seeking treatment for it.  She talks about her own diagnosis of bi-polar disorder and her experiences with the condition.

Can Dr Drew and Dr Bruce guess one of her mystery diagnosis??

This episode is sponsored by Alliant University CSP and Hydralyte.

Aug 7, 2017

Dr. Sue Johnson and Dr. Lisa Palmer join Drew for an in-depth discussion on Emotionally Focused Therapy and ways it can be applied to our everyday lives oaths crossover Dr. Drew Podcast 15.  The three of them then take calls on single parenting, schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Aug 2, 2017

Dr. Joel Salinas. professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, has mirror touch synesthesia, a perceptual condition that affects his senses to the point where he experiences the painful physical sensations of his patients. 

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Jul 26, 2017

Dr. Jill Weimer discusses her work on the extremely rare Batten's Disease, a neurodegenerative disease that affects children.  Chris Velona joins to discuss his son Sebastian's experience with the illness and his goal to eventually find a cure. for more. 

This episode is sponsored by Alliant University.

Jul 19, 2017


Human personality expert, Dr. Brian R. Little, discusses his new book, Who Are You, Really? and describes how "personal projects" influence our lives and can help us to flourish.
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Jul 12, 2017
Dr. Monica Laronda discusses how her team successfully 
3D printed bioprosthetic ovaries that enable sterile mice to give birth and how this technology might eventually be used to help humans.  
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Jul 5, 2017

Dr. Drew's favorite guest on his Dr. Drew Podcast. Dr. Allan Schore is on the clinical faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain, and Development. His Regulation Theory, grounded in developmental neuroscience and developmental psychoanalysis, focuses on the origin, psychopathogenesis, and psychotherapeutic treatment of the early forming subjective implicit self.

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Jun 25, 2017

Scott Flansburg regales us with his astounding mathematical abilities, by using only his brain to make complicated calculations.  This Guiness Book Of World Records Holder shares some of his secrets about numbers with Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce.

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Jun 18, 2017

Dr. Stephen Porges, originator of Polyvagal Theory, discusses the evolution of the human autonomic nervous system with special guest Cheryl Arutt PsyD.

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Jun 12, 2017
In 1995, Dr. Ben Williams was diagnosed with a deadly brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme, which is generally terminal.  He added his own regimen to the standard treatment, and twenty-two years later, he's still alive.  Tune in to learn about what he did to extend his life.  

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Jun 4, 2017

DNA Analysis for Common Cancers is the topic. founder Othman Laraki describes how his company can help determine your risk for common hereditary cancers

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May 29, 2017

Renowned neuroscientist James Fallon talks about his family's violent history and how he discovered that his own brain's anatomy predisposes him to psychopathy.

This episode is sponsored by and Alliant International University. Go to for details. 

May 24, 2017

In an effort to eventually produce transplantable heart muscle, scientists have pioneered a way to grow functioning human heart cells on the cellulose scaffolding of spinach leaves, which closely resembles the organ's veiny structure. Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Dr Glenn Gaudette and Joshua Gershlak join Weekly Infusion

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May 17, 2017

Nelson Dellis transformed his "average" memory into one of the best in the world.  Learn some of his tricks as he regales us with his amazing memory skills.

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May 10, 2017

Lauren Marks, author of "A Stitch Of Time" talks about recovering from a on stage brain aneurism at age 27 while performing in Scotland.  She talks with Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce about her recovery and brain function both before and after the rupture.   

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May 1, 2017

Nicole Angemi returns! Can she stump the doctors? Tune in as Nicole joins Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce to talk about her work as a pathology assistant and she subjects them to another round of Mystery Diagnosis.  Play along at 

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Apr 26, 2017

The human-pig hybrid has arrived!  Dr. Jun Wu from the Salk Institute joins Dr. Drew and Dr. Bruce to discuss the successful merging of human and pig cells as the first step to growing human organs for transplant patients. Paul Thomas, CEO of Luscinia Health and a special caller join in..

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Apr 17, 2017

Authors talk about their book, One In A Billion: The Story Of Nik Volker And The Dawn Of Genomic Medicine which chronicles the desperate tale of a young boy dying from an undiagnosable disease until two doctors took a chance and sequenced his DNA in a last ditch effort to find out what was wrong. 

This episode is sponsored by Alliant University and Hydralyte. '8pjb9npt'

Apr 12, 2017

Dr. Annie Negrin discusses current issues pertaining to eye health and vision.  They touch on subjects ranging from floaters to ocular migraines.  Dr. Drew gets personal when he discusses his own upcoming Lasik treatment and wife Susan's pending cataract lens replacement surgery.

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Apr 4, 2017

Dave Pelzer, bestselling author of A Child Called It, describes how his picture-perfect childhood spiraled into a hellish nightmare of physical and psychological abuse when his mother became a raging alcoholic.  Nearly killed by her on several occasions, Dave's case was one of the worst be documented in the state of California at that time.  Dave is now a popular motivational speaker who extols the healing powers of resilience, optimism and hope. 

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