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Josh Thorns, a nurse from the UK, and his wife Becky discuss health related topics from news cycles past and present. How do politics affect the control of antibiotics and what affect does belief have on vaccine public opinion. Find out that and more by subscribing to The Politics of Health. The Politics of Health is part of the FIRE network. Find us at www.firecountry.org

Josh Thorns, a nurse from the UK, and his wife Becky discuss health related topics from news cycles past and present. How do politics affect the control of antibiotics and what affect does belief have on vaccine public opinion. Find out that and more by subscribing to The Politics of Health. The Politics of Health is part of the FIRE network. Find us at www.firecountry.org
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Switzerland

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Josh Thorns, a nurse from the UK, and his wife Becky discuss health related topics from news cycles past and present. How do politics affect the control of antibiotics and what affect does belief have on vaccine public opinion. Find out that and more by subscribing to The Politics of Health. The Politics of Health is part of the FIRE network. Find us at www.firecountry.org

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English


Episodes

Obesity - How does classifying it as a disease change how it's treated?

8/22/2019
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Talking about the obesity epidemic may seem like beating a dead horse but on this episode we talk about things that you may not have even considered. Josh has firsthand experience of working with obese patients and talks about this actually affects the health of the hospital staff working with them. Plus, did you know doctors can now prescribe gym memberships?

Duration:00:30:06

Vaccines - How they work and why they won't 'give' you autism

8/16/2019
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Nurse Josh Thorns is debunking, once again, the many-times-over debunked study correlating vaccines and autism. Not only that, but he'll be explaining to Becky all about what vaccines are, where they came from and how they work. This is an episode you don't want to miss. For more information and to check out other podcasts from the FIRE network, go to http://firecountry.org

Duration:00:17:54

Antibiotic Resistance - a global emergency

8/8/2019
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On today's episode, Josh talks Becky through exactly what antibiotic resistance is, why it's so dangerous and how we've reached the situation we're in. If you didn't know that antibiotic resistance is ranked 5th as a global emergency (just below global warming), you need to listen to this episode. http://firecountry.org

Duration:00:26:18