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The DUI/DWI Talk and The Flying Dangers of Viagra
12:31In this episode, I review the dangerous side effects of Viagra and similar medications. Then, I give some important advice on what to do if you have an unfortunate lapse in judgment and get pulled over for driving after drinking.
Kava Kava: The Other Piper
27:58In this episode, we introduce the “medication moment” segment by tackling Kava Kava. Someone way more eloquent than me tells you how not to self destruct your medical certification process. And I share a story about hot starts and hazardous attitudes.
Down with Delta
10:44Today, we go over the basic facts that pilots should know about the COVID-19 delta variant. And I make the most of being grounded.
Under Pressure: Glaucoma
11:41Yes, I am alive! Welcome to the reboot of the podcast. I have been completely crushed with patient care and post COVID work, and I haven’t had much time to sleep let alone record another episode. But alas, thanks to labor laws, I have some more time now, and we are back! In today’s episode, … Continue reading Under Pressure: Glaucoma →
Achoo! Allergy Season Tips for Pilots and a Brief Introduction to HIMS
15:29In this episode I go over what pilots need to know about treating allergies safely. Also, I do a brief overview of my new job in the Human Intervention Motivation Study with the FAA. To help, here are some key links to support your learning: Allergy Medicine Guidelines by the FAA The HIMS Program
New Guidance From the FAA If You Have Had COVID-19
9:14In this update, we go over some of the newest information for pilots that have had a COVID-19 infection.
A Discussion with the Federal Air Surgeon & OSA
32:58In today’s episode, we go over some of the newest information about a topic that hopefully won’t put you to sleep: obstructive sleep apnea. And then we chat with Dr. Susan Northrup, the Federal Air Surgeon for the Federal Aviation Administration.
Kidney Stones, Bends in an Airplane, & Commercial Space Flight!
28:06For this episode we cover the entire atmosphere, and then some! I go over kidney stones and what it means for flying and the FAA. And then we talk to commercial space flight specialist Dr. Michael Harrison about the next frontier and his research about an underappreciated danger in general aviation.
Ouch! The COVID Vaccine
17:29On this episode, I talk about the fun of getting the COVID vaccine, we discuss needle phobia, and finally Dr. Emily Stratton takes us up high to review high altitude medical conditions and treatment.
What the Phoria?!
14:01Today, we talk about diapers, the COVID ATC shutdown, and for real phorias.