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Dec 28, 2020

Christiaan Maurer MD, was in his mid 40s when diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme -- terminal brain cancer. In this episode, he and Rob discuss: what terminal illness taught him about time, what people with cancer do and don’t need, preparing your family for a future without you, the most/least admirable traits in...

Dec 21, 2020

The COVID vaccines are upon us! In this episode we disambiguate COVID vax side effects and the historical effects of acetaminophen and sleep on vaccine antibody response. 

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We Discuss:

  • Listener questions about ERcast and how an mRNA vaccine works [0:00:30];
  • COVID mutations in Europe...

Dec 14, 2020

Most of us have habits we'd like to change -- both getting rid of bad ones and adopting good ones. It's easier said than done! Habits by nature are hardwired and happen without much activation energy. In this episode, Christina Shenvi MD, PhD breaks down the nature of willpower, how knowing it's a limited resource can...

Dec 10, 2020

The Veterans Health Administration COVID-19 (VACO) Index for COVID-19 Mortality predicts 30 day mortality following a positive test. VACO co-creators Amy Justice MD, PhD and Joseph King Jr, MD, MSCE break down how to use VACO, what it does, and what it doesn’t. We’re also joined by Joe Habboushe MD, CEO of MDCalc,...