Illness & Recovery

We hear from those who’ve been at the sharp edge of sickness and recovery. Their stories help us get better at navigating these unique challenges.

Adam-Hill
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  • Aug 03, 2020
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Adam Hill On Removing Stigma

Adam Hill

“That one person you thought was an “addict,” well, that’s me” Dr. Adam Hill is a Pediatric Oncologist & Palliative Care specialist. He is also the author of the stun...

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Bob-Wachter
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  • Jul 01, 2020
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Bob Wachter On Covid19 Communication Dynamics

Bob Wachter

“Even when we have these new channels to communicate effectively, do we know how to do that?” Dr. Bob Wachter is Chairman of the Department of Medicine at UCSF & an outstanding comment...

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Sarafina-Nance
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  • Apr 27, 2020
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Sarafina Nance On Sharing Personal Journeys

Sarafina Nance

“Personal journeys are compelling & people respond to them because they see themselves” Sarafina Nance is a graduate student in Astrophysics at UC-Berkeley who is incredibly skilled at...

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Katharine Hayhoe
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  • Oct 28, 2019
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Kincade Fire Thoughts + Katharine Hayhoe on Health & Climate Change

Katharine Hayhoe

“The #1 question that I have gotten over the past few years is ‘What gives you hope?'” Dr. Katharine Hayhoe is a climate scientist and Professor at Texas Tech University. She is also...

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  • Oct 03, 2019
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Jessica Shapiro On Surviving Breast Cancer (Original Air 10/26/16)

Jessica Shapiro

As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I would like to re-release an earlier episode of Explore The Space podcast featuring Jessica Shapiro. She’s a breast cancer survivor, the voice of th...

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  • Aug 26, 2019
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Susmita Pati On Scientists & Communication

Susmita Pati

“Scientists are becoming more and more aware of the need to communicate the importance of science ” Susmita Pati is Chief Medical Program Advisor for the Alan Alda Center for Communicating...

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Jen-Gunter
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  • Aug 19, 2019
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Jen Gunter On Being An Expert

Jen Gunter

“All you can do is deliver the best content” Jen Gunter is the Internet’s Gynecologist, a New York Times contributor, and an amazing voice on social media. She is simultaneously rele...

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Rana-Awdish
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  • Aug 08, 2019
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Rana Awdish On Darkness & Light

Rana Awdish

“I’ve never regretted having agency. I’ve only been ashamed of the times when I didn’t value my own voice.” Rana Awdish is an ICU physician, Medical Director of Care Expe...

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Janae-Sharp
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  • Aug 01, 2019
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Janae Sharp On Speaking Up For Doctors

Janae Sharp

“I’m in the unique position to say things that physicians can’t.” Janae Sharp is the founder of The Sharp Index and a powerful voice for physician well-being in the wake of her...

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