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Am I Damaging My Tendons? (with Jill Cook, PhD)
July 16, 202401:14:43

Am I Damaging My Tendons? (with Jill Cook, PhD)

Achilles. Rotator cuff. Patella. Hamstring. They're all structures involving tendons, and you probably either know someone who's injured them, or have experienced the dreaded tendon injury yourself. Aaron Rodgers experienced an acute Achilles tendon rupture on Monday Night Football in September 2023...

Am I "Winning" at Fitness? (V02 max and MORE with Phil Skiba, DO)
July 09, 2024
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01:12:58

Am I "Winning" at Fitness? (V02 max and MORE with Phil Skiba, DO)

Do you remember "Presidential Physical Fitness” testing from youth? Can you name all 6 of the “classic” tests it included? Fun fact: (according to a Feb. 2024 NYT article) Born of Cold War-era fears that America was becoming “soft,” the test was first introduced by President Lyndon Johnson in 1966. ...

UPDATE: Is Gun Violence a Public Health Problem? (with Garen Wintemute, MD, MPH)
July 02, 2024
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01:03:51

UPDATE: Is Gun Violence a Public Health Problem? (with Garen Wintemute, MD, MPH)

The United States Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, declared this week that gun violence in the US is a public health crisis. Dr. Murthy publicly stated, in a 39-page advisory, that the U.S needs to treat gun violence in the same way we have tackled smoking or car crashes. Deaths caused by guns ros...

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Jeremy Alland, MD

Sports Medicine Doctor, Team Physician for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox and Mount Carmel High School.
Dad, Husband and Dog Lover
Passionate about travel, sports and coffee.
Brand Ambassador for Athletic Brewing and Vuori Clothing

Julie Bruene, MD

Sports Medicine Physician, Team Physician for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bulls and DePaul University. 
Likes: Honesty. Cats. The absurd. Accountability. Unexpected animal friendships. Kindness.
Dislikes: Mis/disinformation. Answering the phone. Ambiguity. Bell peppers.

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YOUR DOCTOR FRIENDS on Fox 32 Chicago- a health podcast for the people!
January 19, 202400:02:12

YOUR DOCTOR FRIENDS on Fox 32 Chicago- a health podcast for the people!

Thanks so much to Anthony Ponce and Fox 32 Chicago for highlighting our podcast! What questions would YOU text your "doctor friend"??

How to make New Year's Resolutions STICK! Your Doctor Friend Julia Bruene, MD on Fox 32 Chicago/WFLD
January 18, 202400:04:11

How to make New Year's Resolutions STICK! Your Doctor Friend Julia Bruene, MD on Fox 32 Chicago/WFLD

Wondering how you can get past January 31st with your New Year's resolution goals? Dr. Bruene gives you some evidence-based tips on how to achieve behavioral change. Big thanks to Sylvia Perez of Fox 32 Chicago for a lovely interview!

Your Doctor Friend, Dr. Julia Bruene on WMAQ NBC 5 Chicago: Reframing Your Resolutions
January 18, 202400:02:22

Your Doctor Friend, Dr. Julia Bruene on WMAQ NBC 5 Chicago: Reframing Your Resolutions

Your Doctor Friend Julia Bruene, MD gives recommendations on how to increase your chances of success when making (and maintaining) resolutions or behavioral changes. Thanks to Lauren Petty from NBC 5 Chicago/WMAQ News for the interview!

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