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Curious medical students interview physicians, researchers, and other experts about #TRENDING health topics.

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Curious medical students interview physicians, researchers, and other experts about #TRENDING health topics.

    # SCIENCE MISINFORMATION - The Clash of Celebrity Influencers vs Science with Tim Caulfield

    # SCIENCE MISINFORMATION - The Clash of Celebrity Influencers vs Science with Tim Caulfield

    Social media has undoubtedly played a role in how science misinformation spreads. From vampire facials to vaccine hesitancy, Tim Caulfield has really seen it all. Tim Caulfield is a professor of health law and science policy at the university of Alberta and an expert in science misinformation. In this episode, we talk to him about the trends of how science and health misinformation spreads and who might be to blame.

    • 19 min
    COVID Diaries - 2020/05/30 - Quarantine Hair, Don't Care

    COVID Diaries - 2020/05/30 - Quarantine Hair, Don't Care

    While you're stuck at home for extended periods of time, why not try that 1950s celebrity hairdo you've always wanted to rock? 

    • 15 min
    COVID Diaries - 2020/05/07 - A New Normal

    COVID Diaries - 2020/05/07 - A New Normal

    The Japanese art of Kintsugi embraces the fragmented nature of an object. How can we apply Kintsugi to a new scar, or to life after the COVID-19 pandemic?

    • 22 min
    COVID Diaries - 2020/04/29 - Heads Up Tails Up

    COVID Diaries - 2020/04/29 - Heads Up Tails Up

    In what ways is our approach to finding solutions for COVID-19 similar to flipping a coin? 

    • 18 min
    COVID Diaries - 2020/04/25 - Flatter Curves

    COVID Diaries - 2020/04/25 - Flatter Curves

    #StayHome to #FlattenTheCurve. These hashtags are all over social media platforms now. But most people have never heard the phrase "flatten the curve" before COVID-19. The whole world is doing it, but what does flattening the curve even mean?

    • 17 min
    COVID Diaries - 2020/04/08 - Cough-y Filters

    COVID Diaries - 2020/04/08 - Cough-y Filters

    Masks, masks everywhere. In the grocery store, on the subway, in the hallways of your apartment. But are they effective and what for?

    • 18 min

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