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Confusion around mental illness

7/15/2018
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Diagnosis can often be a challenge.

Duration:00:03:15

A common sense solution to the opioid crisis

7/8/2018
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What’s needed is effective treatment, access to care, and prevention!

Duration:00:03:29

A neglected tropical disease

7/1/2018
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The shortage of snakebite venom.

Duration:00:04:42

The science of the nudge

6/24/2018
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Is the nudge an example of libertarian paternalism or subliminal mind-bending?

Duration:00:04:07

The link between weight and guilt

6/17/2018
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The feelings of guilt are complex and seemingly tied to our perceptions of weight.

Duration:00:03:31

Too much news of suicide

6/10/2018
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Why are numbers increasing and what does it tell us about our society?

Duration:00:03:27

Impaired physicians are dangerous at work

6/3/2018
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We need to rethink what “exposure” to drugs means and whether health care professionals should be held to a different standard than other citizens.

Duration:00:03:45

Is basic life sustaining healthcare a right or a privilege?

5/27/2018
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What happens when a undocumented immigrant needs kidney dialysis?

Duration:00:03:49

Ebola returns and it deserves our attention

5/20/2018
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In our interconnected world their problems today could be our problems tomorrow.

Duration:00:07:06

The oversized problem of arthritis

5/13/2018
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This is the poster child for how we can use evidence-based practice to improve outcomes.

Duration:00:03:32

Striking in health care

5/6/2018
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Deciding to strike is always difficult, but there is an added twist in health care.

Duration:00:03:51

A tale of two extremes

4/29/2018
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Trying to meet patient expectations is an art and we sometimes miss the mark.

Duration:00:03:41

When journalists get it wrong

4/22/2018
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Reporting failure often results from neglecting to look under the rocks and ask the tough questions.

Duration:00:03:50

It's time to start to change some of the silly rules in health care

4/15/2018
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Everyone’s opinions count, but leaders need to be motivated to change the status quo

Duration:00:03:48

Sex trafficking

4/8/2018
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A group of people being missed by health professionals.

Duration:00:03:42

Out of hospital cardiac arrest

4/1/2018
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We could be doing much better – but it takes a village

Duration:00:03:29

Early teenage drinking

3/25/2018
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An early start to any type of substance abuse can often be a warning sign.

Duration:00:03:15

White coats against gun violence

3/18/2018
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Millennials are our reason for hope.

Duration:00:03:27

The health of the world's adolescents

3/11/2018
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Intervening to improve the health of this vulnerable population will have big payoffs as they transition to becoming tomorrow’s adults.

Duration:00:03:32

Limitations of antidepressant medications

3/4/2018
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An important illness with several options for treatment.

Duration:00:03:11