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Foolyboo Inc brings you an all new Medical show for everyone.
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Foolyboo Inc brings you an all new Medical show for everyone.

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English

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Episodes

10 - GARFIELD AND THE BULLET

5/14/2018
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President James Garfield’s life was tragically cut short when a deranged gunman shot him on a train platform, but could modern doctors have saved him? We travel back to the year 1881 to relive that fateful summer day and talk about bullets, miasma, scene safety, and why it’s a bad idea to go digging around in open wounds.

Duration:00:28:48

9 - BOTULISM

4/9/2018
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On this episode of This Won’t Hurt a Bit we talk about botulinum toxin. It seems to be everywhere: in your dirt, in your honey, in your celebrities. But how can you stay safe from this deadly poison? And if you get it, can you be saved? Also, Mel teaches us why babies are especially at risk, Jess teaches us why movie stars aren’t just like us, and Dave attempts to describe canning.

Duration:00:27:52

8 - HOW TO SAVE A LIFE

3/12/2018
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What can you do to prepare yourself for common life-threatening situations? In this episode we look at three common scenarios—choking, anaphylaxis, and the unresponsive person—to see what you can do to help. We also talk to expert lifesaver, 8-year-old Andrew Ramirez, about what it takes to be a hero.

Duration:00:30:05

7 - CAN FEVER CAUSE BRAIN DAMAGE?

2/12/2018
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You got a fever, and the only prescription is more...antipyretics? In this episode we break down what a fever is, why a fever is, as well as when and how to treat a fever. How hot can a fever get? Can it damage your brain? Is there such thing as a low grade fever? Do emergency departments have fancy Tylenol? All this plus hallucinations, seizures, and the most accurate way to take a temperature (hint: it isn't your mouth).

Duration:00:29:52

6 - PARASITES

1/8/2018
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Warning: This month’s episode might be our most disgusting yet! It’s about the wild world of helminths. What’s a helminth, you ask? A parasitic worm! And it’s looking for one thing: to use your body as an all-you-can-eat restaurant. Special guest Dr. Kenny Bahn joins us to recount his nightmare patient story. And special guest host Josh Kurz joins the crew for some laughter, some tears, and some tips on how to weaponize your parasitic enemies. You’ll never look at sushi the same way again!

Duration:00:29:47

5 - OUTDATED MEDICAL PRACTICES

12/11/2017
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In this episode we look back at some questionable medical practices that haven’t quite stood the test of time. How does a smoke enema sound? Or heroin as a cough suppressant? How about blood letting? If your answer is “great!” then you’re into some pretty outdated medicine. For the rest of us, sit back and listen to how far we’ve come and how far we probably have to go.

Duration:00:29:50

4 - INFLUENZA

11/13/2017
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In this episode we tackle some of the big questions people have about influenza: What is it? And why should we get vaccinated? Can you get sick from a flu shot? Is the flu basically a bad cold? Does Tamiflu actually do anything? In addition, Dr. Jess Mason does some deep investigative reporting and contracts the flu virus for this episode.

Duration:00:29:54

03 - THINGS YOU FIND IN THE ER

10/9/2017
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But each of these things can be found in the ER. This episode Jess and Mel quiz Dave on things that you wouldn't expect to find in the ER.

Duration:00:27:23

02 - Bites

9/11/2017
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What are the most common bites? Is a cat or a dog bite worse? How should we treat an animal bite? What is the deal with Rabies? All these questions are answered as well as a discussion about human bites, and the trouble they can cause!

Duration:00:28:58

01 - FOREIGN BODIES

8/7/2017
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After an extended break, we are back with an episode about all of those things that are found in places they shouldn't be. Mel and Jess tell us all of the wildest "foreign bodies" stories from their time in the ER.

Duration:00:31:06

19 - SEASON FINALE

6/6/2016
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We take a quick look at some of our favorite parts of the season as well as some behind-the-scenes bloopers.

Duration:00:07:25

18 - FOOD POISONING

5/10/2016
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Every year, 1 in 6 people get food poisoning. But, what is food poisoning? What should you do if you get food poisoning? What causes it and how do outbreaks happen? This episode of This Won’t Hurt A Bit we talk to infectious disease doctors and food scientists to find the answers. Whilst there are more than 250 different food borne diseases, we focus on two of the more common bacterial causes of food poisoning: Staphylococcus Aureus (Staph) and E-Coli. LISTEN ON STITCHER SUBSCRIBE ON...

Duration:00:31:36

17 - RADIATION

4/4/2016
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This episode we are talking Radiation.Part of living on Earth is that we are all exposed to low levels of Radiation.We are made of it, we emit it, we exist in it. It can cause disease, it can help us to diagnose disease, and it can be used to treat disease.So, what is it? How much is too much? What is background Radiation? Join us as we take a trip back to 1903 in Paris, to tell the story of Marie Curie, physicist, chemist and pioneering researcher of Radiation. She was the first woman to...

Duration:00:29:43

16 - CAFFEINE

3/14/2016
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Caffeine! Everyone's favorite psychoactive drug.Is caffeine good or bad for you? This episode of This Won't Hurt A Bit we shall discuss how caffeine works, and whether there are any health benefits. We will also explore what happens when you have too much caffeine.

Duration:00:25:34

15 - MOVIE MEDICINE - Part 2

2/29/2016
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Medicine in the movies! We had so much to discuss about the medicine in these movies,that we made this a two-part special. Up next is The Revenant.We talk about the bear attack scene, the wounds and the realities of what a body could withstand. And of course, the neck cautery scene. LISTEN ON STITCHER SUBSCRIBE TO ITUNES LISTEN ON SPREAKER SHOW NOTES EPISODES RSS

Duration:00:20:39

12 - SPECIAL REPORT - ZIKA VIRUS

2/4/2016
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Prof. Mel Herbert and Prof. Stuart Swadron discuss Zika Virus.Where did it come from? What disease does it cause? What is microcephaly? And is it really an STD, as well?All this and more on our special report. SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES LISTEN ON STITCHER SHOW NOTES EPISODES RSS

Duration:00:11:43

11 - EXTREME HEAT

2/1/2016
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Can you drink your own urine? Run yourself to death?This week we explore the science and physiology of how extreme heat effects our bodies. Our intrepid field reporter/co- host, Dave Mason, heads out to Death Valley to see just how hot a person can get. Dr Mel Herbert & Dr Jess Mason talk to experts about heat index and humidity, and all things hotness! SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES LISTEN ON STITCHER SHOW NOTES EPISODES RSS

Duration:00:26:48

10 - EXTREME RUNNING

1/11/2016
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Just how fast and how far can a human go?This week, the physiology and stories of extreme runners. Ultramarathon Man, Dean Karnazes tells us his extraordinary story. We find out about Diane Leather and we get some answers from sports writer David Epstein, and Sports Medicine Physician Dr Matt Baird. SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES LISTEN ON STITCHER SHOW NOTES

Duration:00:33:12

9 - HOLIDAY MISHAPS

12/21/2015
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It's the HOLIDAYS! What could possibly go wrong? This week we bring you a Holiday Special about some of the festive season's worst case scenarios. Dave checks in with Jess and Mel about some potential "Christmas Story" issues, and we find a diagnosis for Tiny Tim. SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES LISTEN ON STITCHER SHOW NOTES EPISODES RSS

Duration:00:32:02

8 - SECOND OPINION - UP IN SMOKE

12/7/2015
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This week in Second Opinion we go a little further with all things smokable. Why do people do it?Mel, Jess &Dave Mason ask Dr Ken Starr some questions about addiction, Dopamine and how receptors work. We revisit Medical Marijuana with a personal story about pain relief and speak to Toxicologist, and Associate Prof of Emergency Medicine, USC,Dr Sean Patrick Nordt about the effects of Hookah and carbon monoxide. SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES LISTEN ON STITCHER SHOW NOTES EPISODES RSS

Duration:00:26:57

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