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.

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  • Jun 06, 2019
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Rob Larter on Connecting Antarctic Ice & Human Health

Rob Larter

“I don’t think anyone expected the rates of melts that we found. It’s really alarming” Rob Larter is a marine geophysicist with the British Antarctic Survey who studies ice she...

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Heather-Knight
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  • May 28, 2019
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Heather Knight On Power & Stories In San Francisco

Heather Knight

“My favorite part of the job is finding something that City Hall is doing wrong that’s negatively affecting regular people who live here and hammering them over and over until they fix it....

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Dani-McClain
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  • May 20, 2019
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Dani McClain On The Black Maternal Health Crisis

Dani McClain

“We have a human right to have a child, to not have a child, and to parent a child in safe and healthy communities.” Dani McClain is a journalist and writer who has been covering the issue...

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  • May 13, 2019
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Arghavan Salles On Being Authentic

Arghavan Salles

“The key is always trying to get better, do better and be better and figure out how to bring people along on the journey.” Arghavan Salles is a surgeon and a PhD who has an incredible fan ...

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Coach-Val
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  • May 06, 2019
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Valorie Kondos-Field On Developing Superheroes

Valorie Kondos-Field

“Being courageous is taking that step confidently without any guarantee of a result” Valorie Kondos-Field is one of the greatest coaches in history at any level, ever. She won 7 NCAA champ...

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Megan-Ranney
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  • May 03, 2019
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Megan Ranney On Ending Gun Violence

Megan Ranney

Megan Ranney is an Emergency physician & a national leader in the gun violence prevention movement. She joins us after working overnight in the ED to discuss this growing movement, the gag rule on...

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Bret-Scher
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  • Apr 17, 2019
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Bret Scher On FOOD!

Bret Scher

Bret Scher is a Cardiologist, author, and host of Diet Doctor podcast who has found a vital path in helping people understand the complex world of food through conversation and science. He joins us to...

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Alin-Gragossian
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  • Apr 04, 2019
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Alin Gragossian On Shock & A New Heart

Alin Gragossian

Alin Gragossian was in the middle of her 3rd year as an Emergency Medicine resident when she became critically ill & required a heart transplant.  She joins us 10 weeks after surgery to discuss h...

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Vivek Wadhwa
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  • Mar 22, 2019
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Vivek Wadhwa On The Coming Healthcare Revolution

Vivek Wadhwa

Vivek Wadhwa is a Silicon Valley futurist, renaissance man, & raconteur. He joins us for an provocative & rollicking discussion of artificial intelligence in healthcare, the current and future...

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