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Is the Aluminum in Antiperspirants Harmful?
April 09, 2024
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Is the Aluminum in Antiperspirants Harmful?

In the 1990s, a chain email circulated around the series-of-tubes we called the internet, suggesting that aluminum-containing antiperspirants clogged your sweat pores, thus disallowing your body to “purge itself of toxins”, and those "toxins" would accumulate in your axillary lymph nodes, and increa...

Are Microplastics Slowly Killing Us?
April 02, 2024
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00:49:39

Are Microplastics Slowly Killing Us?

What does the term "microplastics" mean to you? Why is seemingly everyone talking about them lately? A new study published on March 6th in the New England Journal of Medicine titled, “Microplastics and Nanoplastics in Atheromas and Cardiovascular Events" has been circulating around the internet, and...

Is Vaping Better Than Smoking?
March 26, 2024
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01:16:15

Is Vaping Better Than Smoking?

Vaping. E-cigarettes. Heat sticks. They're super popular (especially among young people)- an estimated 22 MILLION e-cigarettes are sold in the US every MONTH. As we have (thankfully) seen traditional combustible tobacco cigarette smoking decline over the past couple decades, the flip side is an astr...

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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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