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BodyTalk Podcast interview with Dr. Lipi Roy — “Longer, Healthier Life with Spices”

Greetings! I was delighted to speak with Master Trainer and Health Reporter, Bob Garvin, about a recent study published in the British Medical Journal, led by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health that linked frequent spice consumption with living a longer life. Bob knows that I am deeply passionate about healthy cooking and baking, […]




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Boston Herald Radio with Dr. Lipi Roy — Is Childbirth Safer at home in the U.K.? And Medical Marijuana in MA

On today’s segment of “Doctor’s Call”, I discussed the recent, provocative New England Journal of Medicine opinion piece written by BIDMC obstetrician, Dr. Neel Shah. I also discuss medical marijuana, its adverse effects, clinical benefits and MA policy for legal prescribing. Listen to the interesting discussion with hosts Jaclyn Cashman and Hillary Chabot here. ========================================== “Is […]




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Boston Herald Radio with Dr. Lipi Roy: Smoothies, Antibiotics and more

Listen to another informative (and entertaining!) segment of “Doctor’s Call” with Jaclyn Cashman and Hillary Chabot on Boston Herald Radio https://soundcloud.com/bostonherald/doctors-call-with-dr-lippi-roy . Topics this week: health benefits of blender/juicers like “NutriNinja”; antibiotic shortages; minimum age to smoke in Hawaii raised to 21. More info below. Enjoy, and have a happy, healthy week!  —————————————————————————————— “Nutri-Ninja” & […]




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“Doctor’s Call” Boston Herald Radio: Drug overdose in Massachusetts and Ebola infection in a PIH volunteer

Another wonderful segment of “Doctor’s Call” on Boston Herald Radio with hosts Jaclyn Cashman and Hillary Chabot! This week, we discussed the Ebola-infected volunteer with Boston-based nonprofit, Partners in Health. We also talked about the state’s need to ramp up efforts to address drug overdose, and perhaps looking to our neighbors to the south, Rhode […]




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“Doctor’s Call” Boston Herald Radio: Pseudobulbar Affect, Back Pain and the Cold

Hello, hello! Hope everyone who is living in cold climates is staying warm and safe. On today’s “Doctor’s Call” segment on Boston Herald Radio, hosts Jaclyn Cashman and Hillary Chabot asked me about a rare neurologic condition called Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA), as well as back pain (especially in light of shoveling during nonstop snowfall) and the […]




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“Doctor’s Call” Boston Herald Radio: Measles, Multivitamins and more!

Listen to today’s “Doctor’s Call” segment on Boston Herald Radio where I discuss several health topics with hosts Jaclyn Cashman and Hillary Chabot: https://soundcloud.com/bostonherald/doctors-call-with-dr-lipi-roy-5 Topics include multivitamins; vaccinations; brief discussion on concussions and other football/contact-related injuries. For more information on these topics, visit: CDC — Measles and Vaccines CDC — Vaccinations World Health Organization — […]




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“Doctor’s Call” Boston Herald Radio: Listeria Outbreak and Shingles

**Hear these health topics broadcast on Boston Herald Radio — https://soundcloud.com/bostonherald/doctors-call-with-dr-lipi-roy-3 (you’ll also hear a brief interview with Gov Baker!) Listeria Outbreak As of December 22nd, 2014, the CDC reported 29 cases hospitalized with Listeria infection. 5 people have died. 9 patients were pregnant women. 3 people developed meningitis. What is Listeriosis? Listeriosis is an infection caused by the bacterium, Listeria monocytogenes.  It […]




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The Flu — What EVERYONE Should Know

As most people are aware, the flu is hitting the U.S. this year in epic proportions. Many cities are in states of public health emergency. Emergency departments (ED) are being flooded with people suffering from flu-like illnesses: fevers, sweats and body aches. The mayor of the city in which I live and work, Mayor Thomas Menino, declared a public […]




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