They say men don't care about their health. We disagree.

This podcast is for men. Hosted by emergency physician Dr. Troy Madsen and The Scope Radio senior producer Scot Singpiel, two regular guys just trying to live a healthy life without it taking over their life. Subscribe and empower yourself to take ownership of your health and decisions that will impact your life now and in the future.

Latest Episodes

113: Just How Painful is a Kidney Stone?

Aug 16, 2022

Did you know a kidney stone is more painful than childbirth and the amputation of a finger? Troy has seen the pain first hand in the ER. Urologist John Smith, MD, is back to explain what causes kidney stones, how they’re treated and - most importantly - four ways to prevent a stone from forming....

112: Is Huel® Actually a Good Meal Option? We Ask a Nutritionist

Aug 9, 2022

There are plenty of ads promising quick, convenient meals that give you all the nutrition you need. Is there something to these new food replacement options? Or is it just a repackaging of the old shakes from the 90s? Mitch has been eating Huel® and has questions for nutritionist Thunder Jalili, ...

Sideshow: The Fat and Father-to-Be Follow-up

Aug 2, 2022

In Episode 105, Scot and Mitch shared their struggles with body fat and discussed new strategies to help them lose weight. How are the guys doing on their journey to get back into shape one month later? On today’s sideshow, Scot finds out “sedentary” means more than just sitting around. ...

110: The Guys Try Pickleball

Jul 26, 2022

Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in the nation, combining tennis, ping pong, and badminton - making it a great way to get active. So Scot and Mitch decided they should see what all the buzz is about. Chris Gee, MD is back to play and let us know how to prevent getting hurt, while ...

109: Tips for Expecting Dads

Jul 11, 2022

Being a new father can be pretty intimidating, even for an ER doctor like Dr. Madsen. As a guy, what are you to do during the pregnancy? During delivery? And beyond? Women's specialist Dr. Kirtly Jones talks to Troy and the guys about what men can do to be supportive partners during pregnancy and ...

108: The Sneaky Scoundrel of Depression

Jul 5, 2022

We’ve all felt sad or “off” at one time or another, but when that feeling lasts for a long time or starts to interfere with your life, it could be depression. Mental health specialist Scott Langenecker, PhD, talks to the guys about what depression is, why it happens, and some strategies on how...

107: The Microbiome and You

Jun 28, 2022

Your body is host to trillions of bacteria, funguses, viruses, and other microorganisms, creating an ecosystem that may impact many aspects of your health from metabolism to hormone regulation to mental health. John Pohl, MD, is back to tell the guys what the research shows about these tiny ...