In episode 396, Mike and James present PREMIUM information from a premium province (BC). We discuss new studies that looked at measurements of blood pressure and bone density. At the end we put all of this information into a premium perspective.

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In episode 395, James and Mike bring in Adrienne to chew and digest all the evidence around the ketogenic diet. At the end we realize we will likely never have definitive evidence around these diet issues so we all commiserate by drowning our sorrows in a large helping of deep fried Mars Bars.

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In episode 394, James and Mike bring in Tina and Joey to look at all the evidence around omega-3 supplements and dry eye and, despite widespread use, the evidence is far from convincing.

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In episode 393, James and Mike bring in Tina to deal with the issue of the evidence around CPAP. We find out that there is little evidence that CPAP reduces CVD so it is all about does the person feel better while on it – over and above the nuisance and cost.

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In episode 392, James and Mike get back to work after a European tour and other reasons. We go over the results from the latest large aspirin trials and, low and behold, the results show pretty much what we already knew. 

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In episode 391, Mike and James have yet again a PREMIUM moment that will leave you short of breath. We go over 2 new studies that looked at asthma action plans and does increasing doses of inhaled corticosteroids work.

In episode 390, James and Mike have a discussion about how a shared-decision may be the only real outcome to measure if one is doing, or evaluating, evidence-based practice. Do our arguments convince you? Have we missed something important? Is this the best podcast ever on shared-decision making? Do you think we should be locked up? We would love feedback.

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In episode 389, Mike and James go over with Adrienne Lindblad the evidence for a simple treatment for beast engorgement. Who knew that cabbage leaves worked for breast engorgement? At the end of the podcast we decide to attach cabbage leaves to all our microphones all the time, just in case – see last podcast description for context.

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