25 episodes

An examination of medical ethics and the practioners who define them.

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An examination of medical ethics and the practioners who define them.

    Missed lessons from the Ebola Outbreak

    Missed lessons from the Ebola Outbreak

    With each epidemic there are important lessons to be learned.  When we do not learn from these lessons, the next time around we are bound to make the same errors.

    • 3 min
    Disease patterns and planetary health

    Disease patterns and planetary health

    In some ways we have only ourselves to blames for our changing planet and its relationships with diseases.

    • 3 min
    Our behavior changes when we are being watched

    Our behavior changes when we are being watched

    For generations we’ve know that when we are watched, or think we are being watched, our behavior changes.  How can we use this to improve health?

    • 4 min
    A health care birthday

    A health care birthday

    The Affordability Care Act (aka Obama Care) turns ten this month.  Despite a decade of challenges and opposition from some, the bill remains broadly popular and has improved our health in many ways.  Without it, many who get sick from COVID would...

    • 3 min
    The need to focus on de-prescribing

    The need to focus on de-prescribing

    No drug, no matter how good, should escape regular scrutiny in terms of whether it is still needed and do the benefits outweigh the risks.

    • 3 min
    Do health care providers have a duty to work during pandemics?

    Do health care providers have a duty to work during pandemics?

    Physicians, nurses, and others at UCD are faced with a time-honored dilemma do they assume some risk to themselves to provide care to the public?

    • 3 min

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