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I Have a Headache, Do I Have A Brain Tumor? (with Alyx Porter, MD)
May 21, 2024
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I Have a Headache, Do I Have A Brain Tumor? (with Alyx Porter, MD)

It's Brain Tumor Awareness Month! Have you ever felt perhaps "too aware" - letting your imagination run amok and ponder if its reaaally just a headache, or maybe something a bit more serious? Most folks can relate. Sometimes we jump to "worst case scenario" when appraising our symptoms, as a defense...

I Get Dizzy Standing Up, Do I Have POTS? (with Camden Hebson, MD)
May 14, 2024
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I Get Dizzy Standing Up, Do I Have POTS? (with Camden Hebson, MD)

Have you ever stood up quickly and felt a little lightheaded or felt your heart racing? What if, out of the blue, that started happening EVERY TIME YOU STOOD UP? This can be reality for folks with POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome), or other forms of "orthostatic dysfunction". It can b...

Does My Child Have Scoliosis? (with Chris Dewald, MD and Lauren Higginson)
May 07, 2024
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01:24:30

Does My Child Have Scoliosis? (with Chris Dewald, MD and Lauren Higginson)

Do you remember "scoliosis check" during middle school? That embarrassing moment where, as a 12/13 year old, you had to do a shirtless forward fold in front of the school nurse?? MORTIFYING. Perhaps you never had to live through this torture. Or perhaps, even WORSE, you were told by said nurse that ...

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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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