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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  • Mar 07, 2019
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Episode 100! Des Shapiro On Finding Joy

Des Shapiro

Des Shapiro is a physician with a 40-plus year career in medicine and an incredible legacy under his belt. He’s also my Dad and I’m delighted to have him join me for the 100th episode. We ...

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Nick-Watts
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  • Feb 28, 2019
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Nick Watts On Climate Change & Human Health

Nick Watts

Nick Watts is a physician & Executive Director of Lancet Countdown. He joins us to discuss a defining issue for humanity: climate change. We discuss how climate change is a threat multiplier to hu...

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Shoshana-Ungerleider
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  • Feb 21, 2019
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Shoshana Ungerleider On The Oscars & “End Game”

Shoshana Ungerleider

Shoshana Ungerleider is a Hospitalist, founder of End Well & an educator focusing on end-of-life care. She joins us to discuss the evolution of her career, changing the narrative around how we tal...

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Peter Hotez
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  • Feb 07, 2019
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Peter Hotez On The Anti-Vaccine Movement

Peter Hotez

Peter Hotez is a Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine. He is the world’s authority on vaccine science not simply because of ...

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  • Jan 22, 2019
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Kristin Wikelius On United States Of Care

Kristin Wikelius

Kristin Wikelius is a Senior Policy Director with United States of Care and she joins us to discuss the vision of the organization, how illness and sickness can provide common ground for progress, and...

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Robert-Pearl
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  • Jan 08, 2019
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Robert Pearl On Fears & Frustrations of American Physicians

Robert Pearl

Robert Pearl is a physician leader in the United States of the highest order. He is widely published and frequently featured on multiple TV networks. He joins us in our first episode of 2019 to lay ou...

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Gurpreet-Dhaliwal
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  • Dec 17, 2018
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Gurpreet Dhaliwal, The Sherlock Holmes of Medicine

Gurpreet Dhaliwal

In our final episode of 2018, we have a proper A-list MD, Dr. Gurpreet Dhaliwal, joining us. He is a master diagnostician who never fails to dazzle an audience with his process for evaluating and solv...

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Mary-Brandt
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  • Nov 15, 2018
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Mary Brandt On Guns, Doctors, & Public Health

Mary Brandt

Dr. Mary Brandt is a Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics, and Medical Ethics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and is in full-time clinical practice as a Pediatric Surgeon at Texas Children...

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Emily-Silverman
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  • Oct 03, 2018
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Emily Silverman On Medical Storytelling & “The Nocturnists”

Emily Silverman

Emily Silverman is a Hospitalist and the creator of “The Nocturnists” podcast and live show. If you love stories from the dark corners of medicine, and the light and lively corners as well...

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