Your Radio Doctor

June 10, 2023 – Constipation

Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie June 8, 2023 1259 1

share close

Listen to Your Radio Doctor®, June 10, 2023 at 5 p.m. EST

> Listen on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT or anytime on

Constipation – The most common digestive complaint in the general population can have substantial effects on a patient’s quality of life and is associated with remarkable economic costs. Dr. Eamonn Quigley is a world-class expert on the topic. Tune in to learn more about the causes and current therapies.

Meet Our Guest:

Eamonn M. Quigley, MD, FRCP, FACP, FRCPI, MACG

David M. Underwood Chair of Medicine in Digestive Disorders

Department of Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Weill Cornell Medical College


Lynda K. and David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders

Houston Methodist Hospital

Former President

American College of Gastroenterology

World Gastroenterology Organisation       

Your Real Champion® 

 “1% Better”

Your Real Champion® – 1% Better”

The IRONMAN® Triathlon includes 140.6 grueling miles of swimming, biking, and running. Now imagine facing that challenge with weakened muscles. At the age of 18, Chris Nikic set a realistic goal to become more physically fit, improving slowly and becoming “1% Better” each day. Armed with mental toughness and fierce determination, at age 21 Chris became the first person with Down Syndrome to complete IRONMAN®. His mission? To raise awareness of Down Syndrome and  “…to honor God by being the best me I can be, so I can be an example to others. I want to change the perceptions and raise the expectations for others like me, so we can all reach our God given potential.”

Each week, we highlight the Real Champions in your life! Your family, friends, or colleagues who go the extra mile to help others in their community.

Know someone who should be featured? 
Nominate them now!

Check out all of our past Champions →

Your Addiction Expert

Bridgette Vail, Executive Director of RCA at Devon

This week’s topic: New coping mechanisms

Bridgette Vail, MA MBA is a seasoned Behavioral Health Care Professional with over 20 years of experience. With a diverse background and advanced degrees in both the Healthcare and Business Industries, Bridgette has developed and led large teams, supervised a variety of professionals and navigated complex healthcare challenges. As a former Director of Admissions and Utilization Review Bridgette recognizes the importance of care coordination and the care management process.

Bridgette effectively utilizes clinical guidelines and accreditation standards to achieve admission and utilization targets. With additional experience as Director of Healthcare Management at an inpatient Substance Abuse Hospital and Executive Director at an Outpatient based Substance Abuse facility, Bridgette’s primary focus was to ensure access to proactive and balanced care, improve clinical outcomes and appropriately manage healthcare associated costs. Bridgette places a high value on professional ethics, professional development and positive patient outcomes.

Each week, an expert from Recovery Centers of America shares information about addiction treatment and the importance of recovery.

Listen to past segments here, and head to for more information and start recovery today.

Tune in every Saturday at 5 p.m. EST to Talk Radio 1210 AM WPHT or listen anytime at!

Rate it
Previous episode

Post comments

This post currently has no comments.

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *