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Straight Talk MD

By Frank Sweeny

Straight Talk MD is a podcast that examines current hot-button healthcare issues from the informative and unconventional point of view of Dr. Frank Sweeny. With over twenty-five years of experience as a medical doctor, he approaches the latest and greatest topics with a skeptical mind, presenting all the information, so you can decide for yourself.

  1. 1.
    The Cannabis Conversations Part V: Cannabis As Medicine? with Dr. Robert Wolff23 July 2018
    50:20
  2. 2.
    The Cannabis Conversations: Part IV with Robert MacCoun20 June 2018
    1:15:09
  3. 3.
    The Cannabis Conversations: Part III with Kai MacDonald MD4 June 2018
    54:42
  4. 4.
    The Cannabis Conversations: Part II with Anna Lembke MD23 May 2018
    55:50
  5. 5.
    The Cannabis Conversations: Part I with Dr. Mary Bridgeman11 May 2018
    52:12
  6. 6.
    Price-Fixing Doctor’s Fees?9 April 2018
    26:16
  7. 7.
    Rigor Mortis with Richard Harris2 April 2018
    1:01:00
  8. 8.
    Plastic Surgery Update: A Butt to Die For, Breast Implants, and T-Cell Lymphoma19 March 2018
    47:34
  1. 9.
    Introducing Strange Daze Podcast15 March 2018
    2:21
  2. 10.
    "Watch Your Back!" with Richard Deyo12 March 2018
    1:01:13
  3. 11.
    “The Cure for Everything” with Tim Caulfield19 February 2018
    1:35:06
  4. 12.
    For Fame or Money? The Dark Side of Ten Amazing Medical Firsts2 December 2017
    1:44:17
  5. 13.
    Q&A on Breast Cancer with Dr. Michele Carpenter31 October 2017
    1:08:51
  6. 14.
    The Real College Debt Crisis27 October 2017
    1:21:00
  7. 15.
    Obamacare Is Dead [Redeux]18 October 2017
    1:09:06
  8. 16.
    Donald Trump & Duty to Warn [Redeux]9 October 2017
    1:23:15
  9. 17.
    Julie Lythcott-Haims On How To Raise An Adult3 October 2017
    1:02:55
  10. 18.
    Human Cloning22 September 2017
    1:05:27
  11. 19.
    Lessons from Master Pike11 September 2017
    58:08
  12. 20.
    The Other National Security Crisis with Lt. General Mark Hertling [ret]21 August 2017
    36:51
  13. 21.
    The Healthcare Fix with Mark Hertling14 August 2017
    56:05
  14. 22.
    The Narcissism Epidemic with Keith Campbell3 August 2017
    1:38:06
  15. 23.
    The Death of Expertise with Tom Nichols18 July 2017
    1:47:12
  16. 24.
    The Mad King? Donald Trump and the Duty to Warn3 July 2017
    1:20:37
  17. 25.
    First Baby14 June 2017
    56:01
  18. 26.
    IVF and Ethics with Greg Pence29 May 2017
    54:38
  19. 27.
    TrumpCare 2: The Resurrection of RyanCare22 May 2017
    42:33
  20. 28.
    Pandora’s Lab with Paul Offit MD8 May 2017
    1:14:45
  21. 29.
    Medical School 2017-18: What It Takes to Get In and How You Can Do It for Free3 May 2017
    1:13:38
  22. 30.
    Twilight Zone24 April 2017
    32:21
  23. 31.
    Physician Burnout Part III with Dike Drummond17 April 2017
    53:46
  24. 32.
    Physician Burnout Part II with Paul DeChant and Diane Shannon10 April 2017
    59:54
  25. 33.
    “A Sick Profession” Part I3 April 2017
    27:34
  26. 34.
    The Death of TrumpCare29 March 2017
    49:53
  27. 35.
    The Allegory of the Bus20 March 2017
    26:01
  28. 36.
    “TrumpCare: Warm Autopsy” with Ron Howrigon13 March 2017
    1:04:11
  29. 37.
    Repeal and Replace Obamacare: What's Next?6 March 2017
    1:11:23
  30. 38.
    The War on Vaccines with Paul Offit MD27 February 2017
    1:00:31
  31. 39.
    Building a Better Human with Greg Pence16 February 2017
    1:03:30
  32. 40.
    CSA President Karen Sibert MD…in her own words9 February 2017
    54:38
  33. 41.
    “Burnout” with Christina Maslach5 February 2017
    59:02
  34. 42.
    Pence on Abortion, Roe v. Wade, and the Edelin Case26 January 2017
    59:40
  35. 43.
    Why Lance Armstrong? with Paul Dimeo18 January 2017
    2:02:11
  36. 44.
    FDA’s Anesthesia Warning for Children and Pregnant Women9 January 2017
    28:54
  37. 45.
    Flatlining: How Healthcare could Kill the U.S. Economy with Ron Howrigon2 January 2017
    1:07:37
  38. 46.
    Ethical Issues in Treating Alcoholism with Gregory Pence28 December 2016
    39:37
  39. 47.
    Dreamland…with Sam Quinones20 December 2016
    1:00:09
  40. 48.
    Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Report11 December 2016
    1:04:25
  41. 49.
    The Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis with Andrew Kolodny MD5 December 2016
    1:28:22
  42. 50.
    Psychedelics I. Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal with Tom Shroder28 November 2016
    1:39:04
  43. 51.
    Drug Dealer MD: The Opioid Epidemic with Anna Lembke MD21 November 2016
    1:17:19
  44. 52.
    “The ADHD Explosion” with Dr. Stephen Hinshaw14 November 2016
    1:14:46
  45. 53.
    Election 2016: Clinton V. Trump and The Future of Obamacare? | The Broken U.S. Healthcare System Part III6 November 2016
    1:02:19
  46. 54.
    The Broken U.S. Healthcare System Part II: Is Obamacare Terminal?30 October 2016
    49:49
  47. 55.
    The Broken U.S. Healthcare System: Part I22 October 2016
    58:00
  48. 56.
    The Madhouse Effect17 October 2016
    1:00:29
  49. 57.
    Sports Doping10 October 2016
    1:51:09
  50. 58.
    Prevent, Survive, Thrive: Every Woman’s Guide to Optimal Breast Care4 October 2016
    1:21:37
  51. 59.
    The Role of Anesthesia in a Five-Star Hospital26 September 2016
    56:04
  52. 60.
    Running on Ritalin (and Adderall)19 September 2016
    44:19
  53. 61.
    Medicating Children: ADHD and Stimulants12 September 2016
    1:03:05
  54. 62.
    8 Billion Amphetamine Pills6 September 2016
    32:05
  55. 63.
    On Speed with Nicolas Rasmussen29 August 2016
    1:10:29
  56. 64.
    National Immunization Awareness Month: Vaccine Safety | Vaccine Controversy22 August 2016
    34:46
  57. 65.
    National Immunization Awareness Month: HPV and the Vaccine22 August 2016
    1:24:27
  58. 66.
    Making Medical Care Safer15 August 2016
    1:02:57
  59. 67.
    Why We Make Medical Errors | Medical Malpractice | Patient Safety8 August 2016
    1:03:34
  60. 68.
    Mark Jacobson: The Big Vision1 August 2016
    1:01:22
  61. 69.
    General Anesthesia Safety For Kids25 July 2016
    58:16
  62. 70.
    Quest for Immortality: Part II17 July 2016
    56:09
  63. 71.
    Quest for Immortality: Part I11 July 2016
    43:58
  64. 72.
    Fukushima Update & Nuclear Power Safety: Part 24 July 2016
    47:55
  65. 73.
    Fukushima Update & Nuclear Power Safety: Part 127 June 2016
    50:05
  66. 74.
    What's New In Prostate Cancer Treatment20 June 2016
    47:51
  67. 75.
    Beautiful Breasts14 June 2016
    1:02:24
  68. 76.
    Presidential Election Primer | Politics | Healthcare | Health Insurance | Reform6 June 2016
    58:18
  69. 77.
    When Surgeons are Salesmen, Be Very Afraid | Special Fraud Alert | Medical Ethics30 May 2016
    47:04
  70. 78.
    Cell Phones and Brain Cancer: Update | Environmental Toxins | Radiation28 May 2016
    59:35
  71. 79.
    Varicose and Spider Veins | Cosmetic Procedure | Cosmetic Surgery | Health & Medicine23 May 2016
    53:48
  72. 80.
    Medical Error: The No. 3 Killer in the U.S.? | Patient Safety | Medical Malpractice | Surgery17 May 2016
    48:29
  73. 81.
    Earth Day 2016 | BPA | Bisphenol-A | Environmental Toxins | Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals9 May 2016
    55:39
  74. 82.
    Late Great Planet Earth? | Environmental Toxins | Global Warming | Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals2 May 2016
    26:37
  75. 83.
    "Wheat Belly" with William Davis, MD | Diet &Nutrition | Healthy Living25 April 2016
    54:50
  76. 84.
    Ridiculous Healthcare CEO Salaries | Healthcare System | Health Insurance18 April 2016
    38:21
  77. 85.
    Broken U.S. Health Insurance System | Healthcare System | U.S. Healthcare11 April 2016
    59:01
  78. 86.
    Surprise Medical Bills: OMG | Health Insurance | Healthcare4 April 2016
    53:15
  79. 87.
    Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder | Autism Research | Vaccines28 March 2016
    1:11:22
  80. 88.
    Vaccines, Autism, Thimerosal | Public Health21 March 2016
    33:25
  81. 89.
    Distracted Doctoring | Malpractice | Medical Error | Operation | Patient Safety14 March 2016
    52:35
  82. 90.
    Bisphenol A to Z (BPA): Part II | Endocrine Disruptors | Environmental Toxins | Plastics7 March 2016
    39:09
  83. 91.
    Bisphenol A to Z (BPA): Part I | Endocrine Disruptors | Environmental Toxins | Plastics7 March 2016
    41:20
  84. 92.
    Heart Disease | Heart Attack | Coronary Artery Disease | Statins | Diet & Nutrition29 February 2016
    59:52
  85. 93.
    E-Cigarettes, Nicotine, and Smoking | Cancer22 February 2016
    43:00
  86. 94.
    Love Bugs | Sex | Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) | Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)15 February 2016
    58:47
  87. 95.
    Zika! CDC Update | Epidemic | Pandemic | Pregnancy & Risk | Health8 February 2016
    41:54
  88. 96.
    Colon Cancer | Colonoscopy | Treatment | Prevention | Diet & Nutrition1 February 2016
    1:04:17
  89. 97.
    HPV, the Vaccine, and Cancer | Women's Health | Men's Health | Sex25 January 2016
    1:22:59
  90. 98.
    Propofol, Michael Jackson, and You | Drug Abuse | Overdose21 January 2016
    17:46
  91. 99.
    Is Anesthesia Safe for Children? | Surgery | Children's Health | Patient Safety18 January 2016
    40:56
  92. 100.
    BPA + Hormone Disrupting Chemicals | Endocrine Disruptors | Environmental Toxins | Obesogens14 January 2016
    1:00:46
  93. 101.
    Cell Phones and Brain Cancer? (Part 1)| Radiation | Environmental Toxins11 January 2016
    57:46
  94. 102.
    The Price of Obesity | Economics of Obesity | Diet | Exercise | Nutrition4 January 2016
    1:18:35
  95. 103.
    Sleep Talk | Sleep Disorders | Insomnia28 December 2015
    1:30:08
  96. 104.
    Transgender, Transition (Part 2): Gender Affirming Surgery | Plastic Surgery21 December 2015
    37:45
  97. 105.
    Transgender, Transition (Part 1) | Gender Dysphoria14 December 2015
    1:13:51
  98. 106.
    Breast Cancer | Awareness | Prevention | Women's Health7 December 2015
    1:15:22
  99. 107.
    Contraception and Women's Health | Contraceptive Technology | Birth Control30 November 2015
    1:34:36
  100. 108.
    Leukemia and Other Cancers | Children's Health | Chemotherapy | Environmental Toxins30 November 2015
    1:19:30
  101. 109.
    Obesity and Bariatric Medicine (Part 1) | Diet | Exercise | Nutrition30 November 2015
    1:35:49
  102. 110.
    Straight Talk MD Preview | Health | Science | Medicine18 November 2015
    3:30

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