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January 30th, 2020

Podcast 250: #MeToo in the OR

It turns out that the disrespect starts even earlier — when women are questioned about their choice of a surgical specialty. Nor is the bad behavior the exclusive province of the “old guard.” We talk with Dr. Pringl Miller, a Chicago surgeon who’s compiled a collection of instructive stories from women surgeons who’ve had to dodge […]


January 8th, 2010

Podcast 69: Eating soy foods and survival after breast cancer

I’ve been on vacation, and I hope that you’ve managed to sneak some time away as well. In December, JAMA published an article associating increased survival after breast cancer with eating even modest amounts of soy food regularly. The work was done using a cohort in Shanghai, and the study’s first author agreed to an interview. If […]


December 5th, 2009

Podcast 68: Change your approach to pharyngitis in adolescents and young adults.

Dr. Robert Centor of the University of Alabama at Birmingham believes that the paradigm for treating pharyngitis in adolescents and young adults must change. Listen to our conversation and hear why. Here are this week’s links: Interview: Commentary Urges ‘Expanding the Diagnostic Paradigm of Pharyngitis’ in Young People Robert Centor’s blog — “Medrants” News stories: Chronic Pain Linked […]


September 27th, 2008

Podcast 13: News and interview with Dr. Stephen Hetz, co-editor of “War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq” and director of medical education at Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso.

This week’s podcast includes an interview with Stephen Hetz, co-editor of the recently published book “War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq.” Journal Watch links Thrombolysis for Stroke Within 4.5 Hours Is Safe and Effective Extending the Time Frame for Alteplase: The ECASS III Trial Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Diabetic Pregnant Women Maternal Influenza Vaccination Reduces Infant […]


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