12/29/2013 Happy New Year!

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WILLIAM PAWLUK, MD, MSc,  8:06 p.m.  to  10:00 p.m.

Dr Pawluk is a Board-Certified Family Physician, with training in Acupuncture, homeopathy, hypnosis and bodywork. He has had academic appointments at a number of universities including Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland. He practices holistic medicine in Baltimore and appears regularly on the radio at www.wcbm.com. In addition he is a national expert in the medical use of electromagnetics with over 22 years of experience.  In recognition of this experience he has appeared on the Dr OZ show regarding magnetic therapy devices. As part of his work with this technology, he has authored numerous books, chapters, articles and interviews on magnetics, conducts research on the use of various kinds of electromagnetic systems on wound healing and other applications, teaches practitioners on the appropriate use of magnetic therapies. To be able to continue to educate both the public and practitioners and help make this valuable technology available to consumers, he has established an authoritative website www.drpawluk.com, reviewing the science and various therapy options. In addition the most recent website, primarily dedicated to the device developed by Dr. Robert Dennis, is www.SomaPulse.com.

Talking points:

  • Do painkillers really kill you?
  • How much risk is there for that to happen?
  • How many Americans are taking painkillers or doing other toxic therapies?
  • Why is this problem is so subtle and dangerous ?
  • How many Americans have chronic pain?
  • What are the typical medical options for managing chronic pain?
  • What is the difference between acute pain and chronic pain?
  • Are these managed differently?
  • What are the risks of the traditional medical approaches to managing chronic pain?
  • Are there alternatives to managing chronic pain?
  • What are they?
  • Why don’t medical doctors recommend them?
  • What is the best way to manage chronic pain in the home setting?
  • What are the 2 alternatives for doing a home pain management? AC versus DC?
  • Since you were on Dr OZ, you may know why Dr. Oz would recommend it. Why?
  • How does this work?
  • Is it safe?
  • How much does it cost?
  • Why would you want to do anything else?
  • Where do you find information about this specific alternative?
  • Can you find a doctor who does this kind of treatment?
  • Why would you not want to go to a doctor for this kind of treatment?
  • Is it government or insurance approved?
  • If it’s not government or insurance approved is it legitimate or effective?
  • Why would you not want to do something that is not government or insurance approved?
  • What is the best way to contact you or finding out more information about your alternatives?


Related Links:

Acupuncture (wiki article)

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (RSD)  wiki article

Holistic Health (wiki article)

Magnetic Therapy (wiki article)


John Blumeenthal,  9:06 p.m.  to  10:00 p.m.

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/john_blumenthal

A former Playboy magazine editor and columnist, John Blumenthal is the author of seven books including the comic novels “What’s Wrong with Dorfman?“, Millard Fillmore, Mon Amour and most recently “Three and a Half Virgins(Finalist, International Book Awards, Fiction, 2013) He has also written for television and is the co-author of the movies Blue Streak and Short Time. An award-winning curmudgeon and board-certified hypochondriac, he spends most of his time either whining or glued to WebMD in search of diseases that might match the 50 new symptoms he seems to develop each day.

  • Your novel “Three and a Half Virgins” involves a character who hits middle age (40) and, after splitting up with his wife, decides to track down and apologize to three women whose hearts he broke 20 years before,
  • You’re a humorist, so I assume the book is a humorous take on the subject?
  • Is this a midlife crisis?
  • Is it based on anything that happened in your life?
  • Is this a common midlife crisis?
  • What are some other things people do when they experience midlife crises?
  • Why do people experience midlife crises?
  • You wrote a piece for Huffington Post called “Cougars versus Dirty Old Men” that caused something of a stir. It sort of had to do with midlife crises. Explain what it was about.
  • You also wrote a humorous piece for Huffington Post about your bucket list. Is creating a bucket list a common midlife crisis reaction? Give us some examples from yours.
  • Do you consider yourself an expert on the subject of midlife crises?
  • Any advice for people who experience midlife crises?

Related Links:

Midlife Crisis (wiki article)


From last year’s show, some still timely info about your New Year’s resolutions:

New Year Wishes (from About.com)

New Years Resolutions  (wiki info)

Popular New Years Resolutions  (and resources to help you achieve your goals) [from USA.gov]



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