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Join our hosts as they explore various genres in medical literature either for intellectual sustenance or for joy and entertainment. The ReachMD Book Club Series will introduce authors and topics to enliven and transform your reading experience. This series focuses on medically-centered genre, which includes several categories such as biographies, autobiographies, historicals, and contemporary fiction/non-fiction

Join our hosts as they explore various genres in medical literature either for intellectual sustenance or for joy and entertainment. The ReachMD Book Club Series will introduce authors and topics to enliven and transform your reading experience. This series focuses on medically-centered genre, which includes several categories such as biographies, autobiographies, historicals, and contemporary fiction/non-fiction
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Fort Washington, PA

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ReachMD

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Join our hosts as they explore various genres in medical literature either for intellectual sustenance or for joy and entertainment. The ReachMD Book Club Series will introduce authors and topics to enliven and transform your reading experience. This series focuses on medically-centered genre, which includes several categories such as biographies, autobiographies, historicals, and contemporary fiction/non-fiction

Language:

English


Episodes

Dirt Is Good: The Advantage of Germs for Children's Developing Immune System

10/27/2017
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Host: John J. Russell, MD Do pets help prevent allergies? Does the 5-second rule actually exist? And is dirt really good for a child’s immune system? Host Dr. John Russell talks with Jack Gilbert, Ph.D., Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago and Director of the Microbiome Institute and author of the book Dirt is Good and answers questions about the potential benefits of exposure to germs and bacteria. They sift through common misconceptions about microbiomes to better...

Duration: 00:16:59


The Gene Machine: How Genetic Technologies are Changing the Way We Have Kids - and the Kids We Have

9/23/2017
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Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Bonnie Rochman With the ever-expanding array of prenatal and postnatal tests, from carrier screening to genome sequencing, parents’ access to this previously unknown information is altering perceptions of disability, redefining the question of what sort of life is worth living, and who draws the line. Is this technology a triumph of modern medicine or a Pandora’s box of possibilities? Host Dr. Maurice Pickard chats with Bonnie Rochman, author of the book...

Duration: 00:19:00


Mistreated: Why We Think We’re Getting Good Health Care—And Why We’re Usually Wrong

9/6/2017
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Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Robert Pearl, MD Most patients wrongly assume the “best” care is dependent mainly on the newest medications, the most complex treatments, and the smartest doctors. But according to physician and author Dr. Robert Pearl, Americans tend to look for healthcare solutions in the wrong places. Host Maurice Pickard chats with Dr. Pearl, author of Mistreated: Why We Think We’re Getting Good Health Care—And Why We’re Usually Wrong, about the subconscious...

Duration: 00:24:00


The Angry Smile: Exploring the Psychological Impacts of Passive-Aggressive Behavior

8/25/2017
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Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Signe Whitson What is passive-aggressive behavior, and what can (or should) people do when confronted with it? Host Brian McDonough sits down with Signe Whitson, author of the book The Angry Smile: The New Psychological Study of Passive-Aggressive Behavior at Home, at School, in Marriage & Close Relationships, in the Workplace and Online. Ms. Whitson is an educator on bullying, crisis intervention, and child and adolescent emotional and...

Duration: 00:13:29


What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear: A Guide to Improving Patient Communication

8/25/2017
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Host: Maurice Pickard, MD Guest: Danielle Ofri, MD Despite modern medicine’s infatuation with high-tech gadgetry, the single most powerful diagnostic tool is the doctor-patient conversation, which can uncover the lion’s share of illnesses. However, what patients say and what doctors hear are often two vastly different things. Host Dr. Maurice Pickard chats with Dr. Danielle Ofri, Associate Professor of Medicine at NYU and author of What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear. The two discuss...

Duration: 00:18:30