We discuss diseases and syndromes that distort reality, past societal failures with mental health as well as the brave story of young Nellie Bly. We also follow Mel down the rabbit hole and find ourselves in rural Australia in the 1970's.
This week we’re getting into the weeds on…Marijuana! How safe is it? What’s the difference between smoking it and eating it?
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?
ProkaryOK Cupid Profile:Clostridium Botulinum. If looks could kill! Loves low-oxygen environments, tropical temperatures, and Italian food. Will take your breath away.
ER doctors are expert life savers, but what about the rest of us? 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.
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!