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Our Pandemic Story (w/Dr. Abraham Verghese)

  • October 24th, 2020
  • visibility 1910 Views

"Stories are how we make sense of the world." Novelist and Stanford Professor of Medicine Dr. Abraham Verghese reminds us that story matters, now more...

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Pandemic Fatigue, Explained

  • October 20th, 2020
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Cases rising, news orgs banging the drums of doom, yet Americans seem to be throwing up their hands. Here’s what’s up with pandemic fatigue, LIVE....

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What’s The Deal With Thyroid Nodules? (w/Dr. Patrick Ha)

  • October 19th, 2020
  • visibility 1405 Views

Dr. Patrick Ha, UCSF Professor & Chief of Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery, returns to talk about Van Halen, thyroid nodules, head & neck cancer...

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Why I Meditate

  • October 12th, 2020
  • visibility 1909 Views

I’m a rationalist, skeptic, and a doctor, and meditation is a central part of my life. Here’s why. A great resource for meditation is The Waking...

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How To Stop Living In Fear Of COVID (w/Dr. Monica Gandhi)

  • October 12th, 2020
  • visibility 5014 Views

Our pandemic response has generated untold fear and untold harm to our most vulnerable communities. Here’s a possible way out. Dr. Monica Gandhi is a UCSF...

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Donald Trump’s COVID: What Can We Learn?

  • October 4th, 2020
  • visibility 4489 Views

The President’s disease course can teach us a LOT about risk, treatment, VIP medicine, and more. Here’s our show on super spreader events. Here’s Doc Vader on...

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Are “Superspreaders” The Key To Stopping COVID?

  • October 1st, 2020
  • visibility 4620 Views

COVID-19 doesn’t spread like flu; it “clusters.” It turns out this may matter. A lot. The Atlantic article I referenced. Full video and transcript here.

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Reopening Schools & The Dangers Of COVID Soundbites (w/Dr. Vinay Prasad)

  • September 30th, 2020
  • visibility 5030 Views

Why a data-driven, holistic, and nuanced approach to our COVID-19 response is long overdue. Vinay Prasad MD MPH is a practicing hematologist-oncologist and Associate Professor of...

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The Social Dilemma, Explained

  • September 22nd, 2020
  • visibility 3281 Views

Is social media tearing society apart? Here’s a doctor’s live take on the new Netflix documentary, The Social Dilemma. Watch the full video and read...

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Lockdowns, COVID Mortality, & When Science & Politics Collide (w/Dr. Eran Bendavid)

  • September 19th, 2020
  • visibility 2810 Views

What if our response to COVID-19 was minimally effective but inflicted a TON of harm? Why do those who dare to ask this question run...

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Why Are We So IRRATIONAL About COVID? (LIVE)

  • September 18th, 2020
  • visibility 1895 Views

When we empathize with a story, we may lose sight of the bigger picture. Check out our video on empathy vs. compassion. And here are those interviews...

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We Must Question The COVID-19 Status Quo (w/Dr. Jay Bhattacharya)

  • September 14th, 2020
  • visibility 5495 Views

Dr. Jay Bhattacharya is a Stanford physician and economist and co-author of several seroprevalence studies on COVID-19. In this must-watch interview, we talk about EVERYTHING, including the true infection...

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