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May 27, 2020

In a world full of media, which may contain misinformation or fake news, there are conspiracy theories abounding. However, conspiracy theories, and the spreading of those theories, is not a new practice, it has been around and transmitting in any way that people communicate. In this episode, Therese Markow and Dr....


May 20, 2020

We all believe in something, from Santa Claus, to the global shape of the earth, to babies needing to be taken care of for survival. While some of our beliefs are intuitive or have evidence, many are not. Sometimes the evidence that we believe to be true is faulty. In this episode, Therese Markow and Dr. James...


May 13, 2020

Dr. Therese Markow talks with psychiatrist and researcher Dr. Daniel Blumberger about depression that does not respond to medications and behavioral cognitive therapy.  Approximately one third of patients suffering from major depression are “Treatment Resistant”.

Fortunately, there are a range of brain stimulation...


May 6, 2020

With our rapidly aging society, there is a growing question around what it means to be geriatric and what will happen to each of us when we reach that stage in our lives. Dr. Michael Harper has had a long and satisfying career in the field of geriatric medicine and, in this episode, brings his expertise and knowledge to...


Apr 29, 2020

Dr. Christie Wilcox has had a lifelong love of animals and creatures, and not just those of the cute and cuddly variety. Her love of these creatures evolved into her academic and now professional career as an award-winning science writer, including the popular book Venomous. In this episode, Therese Markow and...