The Weekly Check-Up with Dr. Bruce Feinberg is Owned and Produced by Lenz: Atlanta's Healthcare Marketing Specialists

Monthly Archives: November 2011

The PSA Test Controversy

  The Prostate Specific Antigen, commonly known as the PSA, is a protein made only by the prostate gland. It was found that patients with prostate cancer had significantly elevated PSA levels. This PSA test was developed in the late … Continue reading

Posted in Health | 1 Comment

12/4/11: Dr. Michael A. Quiñones and Angelo Rizzo MS, PT, CLT

Listen to a recording of the first hour of the show. Listen to a recording of the second hour of the show. This Sunday we will discuss the latest in cancer treatment and research from surgery to physical therapy with … Continue reading

Posted in Guests | Comments Off on 12/4/11: Dr. Michael A. Quiñones and Angelo Rizzo MS, PT, CLT

Sensitivity and Specificity, Part II

  The controversy surrounding breast cancer screening relates to the concept that a screening tool must be both sensitive and specific. Numerous observations challenge the specificity and sensitivity of breast cancer screenings in younger women. First, the density of the … Continue reading

Posted in Health | Comments Off on Sensitivity and Specificity, Part II

11/27/11: Matthew Liao-Troth and Dr. Wendy Hawke Lenz

Listen to a recording of the show. Matthew Liao-Troth Matthew Liao-Troth is the fourth Dean of the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business at Georgia College & State University. In this role he leads the college in its mission to … Continue reading

Posted in Guests | Comments Off on 11/27/11: Matthew Liao-Troth and Dr. Wendy Hawke Lenz

Sensitivity and Specificity

    Part I Imagine if we could prevent cancer the way vaccination has eradicated polio and smallpox. In the absence of a definitive prevention strategy, medical science’s best efforts have been applied to finding the disease early enough so … Continue reading

Posted in Health | Comments Off on Sensitivity and Specificity

Opinion, Theory, and Fact

  I was walking out of the gym with my friend when he saw someone he knew and interrupted our conversation.  He called over to a woman across the room and said: “our vitamix arrived yesterday.” She responded,“you’ll love it.  … Continue reading

Posted in Health | Comments Off on Opinion, Theory, and Fact

11/20/11: Dr. Ronald Anglade

Listen to a recording of the show. Dr. Ronald Anglade Dr. Anglade is a native of New York. He received his undergraduate degree from Brown University, Providence, RI. He then returned to New York and received his medical degree from … Continue reading

Posted in Guests | Comments Off on 11/20/11: Dr. Ronald Anglade

Secondhand TV

Being a good parent starts with keeping the kids safe. You have to be thoughtful and vigilant, especially with toddlers, to keep curious children free from dangers around the house. Storing knives and toxic cleaning products and other household chemicals out … Continue reading

Posted in Health | Comments Off on Secondhand TV

Lost in the Ruins of the Food Pyramid, Part II

This is the second of two parts about the USDA’s attempt to guide the American diet and the famous, but now defunct grap Lost in the Ruins In 2005, the USDA revamped the food pyramid, trying to emphasize portion control, … Continue reading

Posted in Health | Comments Off on Lost in the Ruins of the Food Pyramid, Part II

11/13/11: Dr. Will Draper of The Village Vets

Listen to a recording of the show. Dr. Will Draper of The Village Vets Pets and health: cats can have plasmacytic gingivitis; get their teeth checked Pets and health: Cats do have an extra layer of cells behind retina; helps … Continue reading

Posted in Guests | Comments Off on 11/13/11: Dr. Will Draper of The Village Vets

Receive our monthly newsletter:

Georgia Urology DeKalb Medical Affinity Stoneworks Atlanta Allergy & Asthma Atlanta Magazine Make Your Next Move Lenz, Inc. Advertise with The Weekly Check-Up