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Dr. Drew Pinsky, board certified internist and addiction medicine specialist, takes listener calls and talks to experts on a variety of topics relating to health, relationships, sex and drug addiction.

Dr. Drew Pinsky, board certified internist and addiction medicine specialist, takes listener calls and talks to experts on a variety of topics relating to health, relationships, sex and drug addiction.
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United States

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Dr. Drew Pinsky, board certified internist and addiction medicine specialist, takes listener calls and talks to experts on a variety of topics relating to health, relationships, sex and drug addiction.

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@drdrew

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English


Episodes

#349: Amber Rose

10/16/2018
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Dr. Drew is joined by Amber Rose and they discuss Amber's new podcast, AS WELL AS the philosophy behind her Slut Walk. She describes her rough upbringing in south Philly. Fighting every day was a cultural norm for Amber. She shares with Dr. Drew some of the extraordinary experiences. After some self reflection and psychotherapy, Amber has emerged as a champion for women against rape culture.

Duration:01:02:00

#348: Annie Duke

10/9/2018
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Former professional poker player Annie Duke tells us why it's more important to be accurate than right. Annie and Drew discuss critical thinking, decision making, and how outcomes color our assessment of both.

Duration:00:57:04

#347: Eric Jonas

10/2/2018
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Drew and Eric discuss the neuronal basis of brain function and how understanding microprocessors might help reveal some insights and patterns that have yet to be understood. They also discuss memory and new technologies for unlocking the brain’s secrets.

Duration:00:54:03

#346: Dr. Steven Gundry

9/25/2018
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Dr. Steven Gundry is a nationally known cardiothoracic surgeon who has now dedicated his life to dietary interventions for human disease. He explains in detail his fascinating and controversial theories about the hidden liabilities of some of our commonly held dietary beliefs.

Duration:01:04:28

#345: Listener Calls

9/18/2018
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Drew goes solo today and spends the whole podcast taking phone calls from the listeners. Drew and his callers touch on an eclectic range of subjects from alcoholism, low self- esteem, strategies for dealing with a sociopath and much more.

Duration:00:59:16

#344: Massimo Pigliucci

9/11/2018
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Dr. Drew welcomes CUNY Professor and secularism/science education advocate, Massimo Pigliucci. They discuss the interface between evolutionary biology and philosophy. They also explore the philosophical nature of happiness and talk about stoicism’s applicability in modern life.

Duration:01:05:22

#343: Erica Sandberg

9/4/2018
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Erica and Drew discuss financial planning for young families as well as attempting to gain insight into and tackle the homelessness problem. Erica has a distinctive point of view and is actively involved in service to enact policies to help the homeless.

Duration:00:48:00

#342: Greg Behrendt and Amiira Ruotola

8/28/2018
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Greg Behrendt and his wife Amiira Ruotola join Dr. Drew to discuss why their marriage ended up sucking and providing recommendations as to how you can avoid that. Greg, Drew & Amiira discuss addiction and codependency and take phone cals on the topic.

Duration:00:57:35

#341: Scott Thompson

8/21/2018
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A festive romp thorough the unbelievably traumatic past of actor and comic Scott Thompson. Drew and Scott not only have a few laughs, they also shed a few tears over a period of history they both experienced from different perspectives, the AIDS crisis. Scott talks about his optimism particularly for the LGBT community.

Duration:00:57:25

#340: Dr. Cate Shanahan

8/14/2018
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Dr. Drew is joined by Dr. Cate Shanahan and they do a deep dive on nutrition and weight-loss particularly as it pertains to fat metabolism. Cate also breaks down Drew's experience with the carnivore diet.

Duration:01:00:54

#339: Dr. Dean Sherzai & Dr. Ayesha Sherzai

8/7/2018
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This week we're visited by Dr. Dean Sherzai & Dr. Ayesha Sherzai, experts in neurology and nutrition for a free wheeling conversation about what we can do to avoid the horrible disease of dementia. Be prepared for specific recommendations that can be gleaned from this podcast, Vinnie Tortorich may not agree with all of them.

Duration:01:01:20

#338: Keith Humphreys

7/31/2018
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Dr. Drew is joined by Stanford Professor Keith Humphreys, Professor and Section Director for Mental Health Policy in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. The two experts share their perspectives and the expertise they’ve gained while working in the field of addiction and recovery.

Duration:00:54:11

#337: Sam Quinones

7/24/2018
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Author and journalist Sam Quinones joins Dr. Drew for this week's podcast and they dive deep on the process behind Sam writing his hit book Dreamland, and how the process of trying to write a book about heroin proliferation eventually forced Sam into the dark world of pain management doctors and the opioid epidemic that has been plaguing America of late and fueling the heroin trade.

Duration:01:03:47

#336: Jim O'Heir

7/17/2018
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Parks and Recreation alum, Jim O'Heir chats with Dr. Drew about his career, which began on Midwest radio and led to Second City. Eventually, the comedian landed in Hollywood, where he's continued to work to this day. They also discuss what's next for Jim and then Jim’s sister shares her thoughts on Drew's work with the Teen Mom girls.

Duration:00:53:46

#335: Barbara Boxer and Nicole Boxer

7/10/2018
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Dr. Drew welcomes former Senator Barbara Boxer and her daughter, Nicole, to the show.

Duration:01:03:24

#334: Listener Calls

7/3/2018
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Dr. Drew takes listener phone calls this week. He answers questions that range from how deal with liars, to what to look out for in a relationship between two people who were both sexually abused during childhood. He also speaks to a caller about Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and Lynette Carolla stops by the studio with her own query for Dr. Drew!

Duration:01:05:02

#333: Charles Brenner

6/26/2018
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Drew is joined by Chairman of The Department of Biochemistry and Director of the Obesity Initiative at the University of Iowa Charles Brenner for an in depth discussion about his discoveries surrounding Nicotinamide Riboside (NR) being a vital precursor of Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD+). This one goes deep into biology but had Drew riveted and ready to potentially explore for himself.

Duration:00:40:12

#332: Dr. John Kelly

6/19/2018
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This week Dr. Drew welcomes Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the field of Addiction Medicine at Harvard Medical School & Founder and Director of the Recovery Research Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital Dr. John Kelly and they do a deep dive on addiction treatment in terms of both where we've been, where we are now and perhaps most importantly where we are headed in the future.

Duration:00:51:48

#331: Dr. Gail Saltz

6/12/2018
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Internist, psychologist, psychoanalyst, author & podcaster Dr. Gail Saltz join's Dr. Drew for this week's episode of the podcast and they do a deep dive on all things related to mental health and the current state of the mental healthcare in America.

Duration:01:01:24

#330: Listener Calls

6/5/2018
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Dr. Drew opens up the phone lines this week and takes your listener phone calls. Touching on a wide range of topics from psychics to drug and alcohol abuse treatment and even some talk on the #MeToo movement.

Duration:00:52:03