Feature Interview (14:50) – Dr. Jeff Berger, medical director of Guest House, the national Catholic addiction treatment center for Priests, Deacons, and Religious, discusses medical marijuana including the latest research on usage and effectiveness, plus his recommendations for Catholic health care workers and ministers as legalization efforts grow.
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Also in this episode:
News (1:00) – Medical School Enrollment Up 29%
Preventive Medicine Tip (8:20) – Depression Screening for Adults and Children (www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/)
Medical Trivia (Answer at 40:00) – How effective is a “base tan” at preventing sunburn?
Linacre for Laypeople (42:45) – Dr. Barbara Golder, editor for Catholic Medical Association’s journal The Linacre Quarterly, explains how Catholic doctors and their patients can learn from their published articles.
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