Host: Doctors Kim Loeffler & Shirley Schipper
8:28am MT Mondays
3:58pm MT Tuesdays
9:28am MT Thursdays
10:58am MT Saturdays

Join the good doctors weekly on CKUA, as they talk about the newest news and the latest trends in all things health and wellness.

Episode Thirty-Two: Pre-Pregnancy Check-ins

Episode Thirty-One: Kids with Colds

Episode Thirty: Eczema

Episode Twenty-Nine: HPV

Episode Twenty-Eight: Athlete’s Foot

Episode Twenty-Seven: Cholesterol

Episode Twenty-Six: Pap Test

Episode Twenty-Five: Holiday Health

Episode Twenty-Four: Polypharmacy in Elderly

Episode Twenty-Three: Screentime for Kids

Episode Twenty-Two: Osteoporosis

Episode Twenty-One: Menopause

Additional Resources:

Menopause And U

Menopause and Perimenopause

Episode Twenty: ECGs

Additional Resources:

ECG (Electrocardiogram): When you need it—and when you don’t

Episode Nineteen: Snoring

Additional Resources:

Sleep Apnea

Snoring – Overview

Episode Eighteen: Colon Cancer

Additional Resources:

Screening for Colon Cancer

Episode Seventeen: Flu Shots

Additional Resources:

Alberta Immunization Clinic Schedules

Episode Sixteen: Back Pain

Additional Resources:

Imaging Tests for Lower Back Pain

Low Back Pain — Patient Handout Acute

Episode Fifteen: Peanut Allergies

Additional Resources:

Food Allergies and Intolerances

Episode Fourteen: Ticks Lyme Disease

Additional Resources:

3 Surprising Facts about Lyme Disease

Addressing ‘alternative facts’ about Lyme disease

Episode Thirteen: Back to School

Additional Resources:

Back to School Survival Guide

Episode Twelve: BBQ Season

Episode Eleven: Sunscreen

Episode Ten: Dehydration

Episode Nine: Lab Tests

Episode Eight: Constipation

Additional Resources:

Nutrition Guideline – Constipation

Episode Seven: Mammograms

Additional Resources:

Breast Cancer Screening

Breast Cancer and Your Risk

Episode Six: Vitamin D

Additional Resources:

Choosing Wisely Canada – Vitamin D Tests

Episode Five: Exercise

Additional Resources:

The Cure For Everything! by Timothy Caulfield

5 Biggest Weight Loss Myths Debunked by Scientific Studies

Episode Four: Prostate Cancer

Additional Resources:

Prostate Cancer – Patient FAQ

Prostate Cancer – 1000 Person Tool

Episode Three: Sleeping Pills

Additional Resources:

Sleep Restriction Therapy

Sleep Restriction

Episode Two: PPIs

Additional Resources:

Stopping your Proton Pump Inhibitor or “PPI”

Episode One: Annual Visits

Additional Resources:

Periodic Health Exam: What You Need To Know with Ted Osmun M.D. (Video)

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    Doctors Kim Loeffler & Shirley Schipper

    Kim Loeffler and Shirley Schipper are Family Physicians based in southwest Edmonton. They are both dedicated to the specialty of Family Medicine, relevant evidence-informed primary care, and the teaching of medical students, residents and other learners.

    Dr. Loeffler is an assistant clinical professor for the department of Family Medicine and the academic director for the Grey Nuns Family Medicine Centre. Dr. Loeffler regularly teaches at the medical school and has clinical interests in exercise and fitness, orthopedic rehabilitation, screening and evidence based medicine.

    Dr. Schipper is an associate professor of the department of Family Medicine and the Vice Dean Education for the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta. She has an interest in medical education, specifically curriculum development, critical thinking and physician assessment.