Latest Episodes

S14 Ep15: Mosquito Vectors
July 11, 2023

In this episode we will discuss Vectors.  Specifically MOSQUITOES! Mosquitoes cause more human suffering than any other organism -- over one million people worldwide die from mosquito-borne diseases every year. Not only can mosquitoes carry diseases th

S14 Ep14: Metastatic Mucosal Melanoma
July 04, 2023

This week we will discuss a rare type of cancer.  Our guest on today's show is Chris White.  Mucosal melanoma is a rare but aggressive disease usually diagnosed in advanced stages. Unlike most melanomas, which start in the skin, mucosal melanoma starts in

S14 Ep13: Palliative Care vs Hospice
June 27, 2023

This week we will discuss Palliative vs Hospice with Dr. Karl Steinberg.  Palliative Care, Hospice Care, End-of-Life Care, Serious Illness Care, and Advance Care Planning/POLST all represent important elements of care for individuals dealing with serio

S14 Ep12: Processed Food Addiction
June 20, 2023

This week we will discuss processed food addiction.  This is a rerun of an episode we posted awhile back.   Dr. Ifland has been creating breakthroughs in recovery from food addiction from 1999 with her first popular book to 2018 when her textbook, Proc

S14 Ep11: POTs with Maddie
June 13, 2023

This week we will discuss POTs once again with a new guest, Maddie Connell. Maddie is a 27 year old who works in Veterinary neurology and neurosurgery studying to become a Veterinary Neurologist herself.  She runs a popular TikTok to raise awareness and p

S14 Ep10: Crohns Disease and Trauma
June 06, 2023

This week we are repeating our episode on Crohns Disease and Trauma. Casey Hersch explains how childhood trauma could be the reason your gut is a mess!  We have heard of the brain/gut connection, Casey explains it in some detail on this episode.   Case

S14 Ep9: Pulmonary Embolism
May 30, 2023

This week our Co-Host and producer is the guest once again!  The topic for this week is Pulmonary Embolism, which is a blood clot or thrombus in the lung.   A pulmonary embolism (PE) is a sudden blockage in a lung artery. It usually happens when a blood

S14 Ep8: Radiology 2nd Opinions
May 23, 2023

This week we will discuss the topic of Diagnostic Radiology.  The error rate of radiology is 4% world wide which comes out to be 40 million interpretive errors a year.  Errors in diagnostic radiology occur for a variety of reasons related to human error

S14 Ep7: Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma
May 16, 2023

This week we will discuss an extremely rare type of cancer that is most often associated with younger children.  When it affects adults it is more difficult to treat. Our guest this week is Wilder McNemar.  Wilder has a decent following on TikTok which is

S14 Ep6: HIV and Congenital Heart Defects
May 09, 2023

This week we will discuss HIV and Congenital Heart Defects.  Seem like an unlikely pair?  First we dive deep into the world of congenital heart defects, specifically focusing on the rare and life-altering condition known as Transposition of the Great Art