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

115: What the Heck is Ketosis?

Sep 27, 2022

If the ads are to be believed, it seems like everyone is doing some sort of low-carb or "keto" diet. Is it just a fad diet of the moment or does ketosis actually promote weight loss? Nutritionist Thunder Jalili, PhD, joins the guys to discuss the science behind ketosis, whether he would recommend ...

114: Could That Lump Be Male Breast Cancer?

Sep 20, 2022

It may be more rare, but men can develop cancer in their breast tissue. Unfortunately, the survival rate for men diagnosed with breast cancer is significantly lower than women. Why? According to cancer specialist Dr. Matt Covington, men are less likely to catch their cancer early enough for ...

113: Anxiety - The Hidden Tiger of the Mind

Aug 23, 2022

Everyone feels a bit anxious every now and then. Presenting at work, performing well in school, big life changes, can all make us nervous or excited. But why do humans even have anxiety? How can we best manage it? And when is anxiety severe enough you should speak to a professional? Scott ...

112: 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....

111: 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 ...