Best Rare Diseases podcasts we could find (Updated July 2019)
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A new podcast series devoted to raising global pulmonary hypertension awareness with dynamic stories from PH patients, caregivers and medical professionals from around the world. New Episodes every Monday & Thursday. Through this series of impactful, insightful and, most importantly, hopeful stories from members of the global pulmonary hypertension community, we hope to further the global #phaware conversation as well as to capture, engage and enable misdiagnosed and undiagnosed PH patients ...
 
Two Rare Mama Bears, a Cure CMD Podcast - where we discuss all things Congenital Muscular Dystrophy and Rare Disease...All subtypes, ages, abilities and topics with the intent to connect the CMD community. This podcast is about bringing together affected individuals, their family, researchers, clinicians, industry, and policy-makers to have conversations with the goal of moving the needle on the mission of Cure CMD. Hosts: Megan Meyer and Matty Manley.
 
A weekly podcast highlighting the most important news developments and its impact on the orphan drug, cell and gene therapy world. Visit www.partners4access.com/podcasts/
 
Every generation strives to make the lives of our children happier, healthier and more productive. From cases of otitis media and current lipid management strategies, to the latest treatment options for traumatic brain injury, and the manifestation of rare chromosomal abnormalities, ReachMD explores the realm of children's health with a balanced lineup of leading medical experts in pediatrics and adolescent medicine. Join us to learn more!
 
Rare in Common is a podcast about the unique stories of people affected by rare disease. In season 1, host Andra Stratton, a rare disease advocate, speaks with different members of the rare disease community, including patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, and researchers. Join us as we tackle topics such as FDA approvals, national awareness campaigns, finding hope and support within the rare community, and the extraordinary challenges of living with a rare disease. Click. Listen. ...
 
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There are more than 7,000 documented rare conditions in the world. While there is no known cure for some conditions, where there is a cure (or maintenance through medicines is possible), the cost of medication is exponentially high to bear. This podcast will focus on the status of rare conditions in India, which has been talked about very little in Indian society. It will be a one-of-its-kind attempt in India to document the gamut of challenges and achievements of people with rare conditions ...
 
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Two Disabled Dudes
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Sean and Kyle are both affected by a rare disease called Friedreich’s ataxia (FA). FA affects their balance and coordination, significantly limiting their physical abilities. However both dudes have completed several long distance bike rides including “The World’s Toughest Bike Race” - Race Across America (RAAM). Their RAAM journey is the subject of an award winning documentary called The Ataxian. Kyle rode his trike to the top of the highest paved road in North America and Sean ran with the ...
 
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Openly Rare
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Openly Rare with Paul Kidwell explores all aspects of rare diseases.
 
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INNERSIGHT FREEDOM
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INNERSIGHT FREEDOMFrank Perino - HostSuzanne Tarazi-Ferraro “SUZLADY” - Co-HostINNERSIGHT Means FREEDOM Advocates for the Disabled!INNERSIGHT FREEDOM fights for Independence, Empowerment, Equality, Total Accessibility, and Disability Rights!The money that should be used to change the system as it stands, has failed the disabled. Here are some ways the system has failed and neglected the needs of the disabled:[1] Disabled individual denied a service dog with out a 3rd party fair hearing syste ...
 
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RARECast
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RARECast is a Global Genes podcast hosted by award-winning journalist Daniel Levine. It focuses on the intersection of rare disease with business, science, and policy.
 
There are real differences in men's and women's health concerns. The life expectancy gap is decreasing between men and women, but men still deal with higher rates of cardiovascular disease, prostate and testicular cancers, fluctuating testosterone levels, and fertility issues. Women’s health issues include cancer, reproductive and sexual health issues, osteoporosis prevention and management, nutrition and sports medicine. This series focuses on new developments in the diagnosis and treatment ...
 
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Ask the Expert
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The goal of our “Ask the Expert” podcast series is to share the latest research and information on rare neuroimmune disorders and provide an avenue for individuals diagnosed with these disorders and their family members to ask questions to experts who specialize in these disorders. The podcasts are moderated based on questions submitted by our community. We would like to hear from you. If there are topics that you would like us to address in our podcasts, you can share your thoughts by sendi ...
 
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CoRDS Cast
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This is CoRDS Cast, a rare disease podcast created by the team at Sanford Research. Our rare disease registry, CoRDS, connects patients and researchers everywhere. Here, you'll hear interviews with patients, patient advocates, physicians, and researchers to raise awareness about the 7,000 rare conditions affecting 1 in 10 people worldwide.
 
A life lived backwards, with events happening in reverse order forms the strange and unexpected framework of one of F Scott Fitzgerald's rare short stories. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button was published in Collier's in 1927 and the idea came to Fitzgerald apparently from a quote of Mark Twain's in which he regretted that the best part of life came at the beginning and the worst at the end. Fitzgerald's concept of using this notion and turning the normal sequence of life on its head resul ...
 
Blog & Podcast for people with a chronic health condition
 
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PSC Mami
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PSC Mami: Stories at the intersection of PSC and parenthood. You are diagnosed with a rare, incurable disease. You are young, you are female. You had a vision for your future. You wanted kids. But can you? Women who have been there talk about how a diagnosis of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, a rare autoimmune disease, reshaped their vision of their lives and parenthood.
 
Check in for a dose of stigma-break, humor-filling, empowerment building life hacks and motivation for all the “medically-adult-ish” young people. The InvisiYouth Chat Sessions: A Video Podcast Series, is part of InvisiYouth Charity. This international nonprofit helps teens and young adults with various chronic illnesses and disabilities gain the right lifestyle programs, empowerment and fun events to learn how to keep living life. Twice a month, our founder, Dominique Viel, will bring guest ...
 
From being born with a rare disease which happen to be a disability, being bullied and attempting to commit suicide to no an Amazon Best selling Author, CEO , and Basketball Coach . Hear first hand how Eric was able to withstand the obstacles and didn't allow his condition to be his conclusion. Join Eric and learn how you can measure his arms, but you can't measure his heart. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/heartworks/support
 
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TGen Talks
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TGen Talks explores the human genome to tackle the latest science and discoveries in cancer, neurological disorders, rare diseases, metabolic disorders and infectious disease. Learn about causes and potential cures in our monthly podcast!
 
Please, join Wiggly and his book as we uncover what is contained within the Trap Door Mansion library of Discovery (and he's drunk, can't see, has an astigmatism, legally blind in his left eye, dyslexic, has double triple vision, the onset of degenerative eye disease, dry eye, his glasses are dirty, it's dark, and he can't read). Wiggly's Book Club is a fortnightly read recorded live from Sloppy Joe's Bar in Easton, Pennsylvania. Check show times for schedules. You will actually believe a ma ...
 
Affecting less than 200,000 people in the US each year, sickle cell disease (SCD) remains a rare but painful and often misunderstood illness. Patients suffering from SCD often fly under the radar for critical early-stage diagnosis, which can lead to future complications and poor outcomes. This series seeks to bridge the gap in SCD education for healthcare providers on the frontlines of emergency medicine to improve patient care. Hear from experts in the field as they discuss common misconcep ...
 
Affecting less than 200,000 people in the US each year, sickle cell disease (SCD) remains a rare but painful and often misunderstood illness. Patients suffering from SCD often fly under the radar for critical early-stage diagnosis, which can lead to future complications and poor outcomes. This series seeks to bridge the gap in SCD education for healthcare providers on the frontlines of emergency medicine to improve patient care. Hear from experts in the field as they discuss common misconcep ...
 
Welcome to the 'Hunter syndrome Info' podcast series.Hunter syndrome, also known as MPS II, is a rare, multisystemic genetic disorder. You could be one of the first physicians to suspect this progressive and life-limiting disease. Listen to interviews with leading experts who share insights on the symptoms, diagnosis, management and prognosis for people living with the condition.Each patient has a unique presentation, so it is important to consider the whole patient, including clues outside ...
 
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BoldMedicine
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Ovid Therapeutics is a company focused exclusively on developing impactful medicines for patients and families living with rare neurological disorders. Hosted by Amit Rakhit, MD, MBA, this is our podcast. This is Bold Medicine.
 
"Things work out until they don't." Ain't life a bitch? Maybe we should celebrate it nonetheless. Friends With Deficits is a fun, honest, and sometimes brutal exploration into the human condition, often over drinks. Host Adam Sultan talks with old friends and friends-to-be who are dealing with unusual, rare, or strange predicaments that bring life into focus. After all, we're all gonna die--would you like that with a twist?
 
"Things work out until they don't." Ain't life a bitch? Maybe we should celebrate it nonetheless. Friends With Deficits is a fun, honest, and sometimes brutal exploration into the human condition, often over drinks. Host Adam Sultan talks with old friends and friends-to-be who are dealing with unusual, rare, or strange predicaments that bring life into focus. After all, we're all gonna die--would you like that with a twist?
 
Hear directly from the people whose work in genomics is shaping the way we think about science and our world. Listen as leading scientists discuss the impact of genomics with the Illumina Scientific Affairs team. Download or subscribe to our recurring podcasts.
 
Some of the world's greatest scientists, doctors and medical researchers share their discoveries and visions onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
 
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Goggles Optional
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On Goggles Optional, scientists from Stanford University provide their professional yet humorous takes from the world of science. Join us as our hosts explore the significant news and discoveries of the week using a combination of wit, analogies, and words with less than four syllables. Don’t worry, you don’t need to be a scientist to listen. The Goggles are Optional!
 
Rare Genomics Institute RareShare Ask the Expert:Podcast Series, Disease Specific Q&A Sessions, For feedbacks contact, Scientific Director, Rare Genomics Institute: Deepa Kushwaha, deepa.kushwaha@raregenomics.org (Music credit: www.bensound.com)
 
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Slate Daily Feed
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The Slate Daily feed includes new episodes from more than 30 shows in the Slate Podcast Network. You'll get thought provoking analysis, storytelling, and commentary on everything from news and politics to arts, culture, technology, and entertainment. Discover new shows you never knew you were missing.
 
The ”in good shape” studio discussion: each week we invite an expert to the studio to talk about issues concerning health and well-being. Topics include alternative or conventional medicine, exercise, nutrition and wellness. That and more on ”in good shape” every week on DW-TV.
 
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Living With PSC
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Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a rare disease that affects the bile ducts inside and outside of the liver. There is no cure, and no treatments exist to slow the progression of PSC. This podcast, moderated by Niall McKay, explores the latest research and knowledge about PSC: from patient stories, to the latest research updates from PSC experts, to collaborations that are necessary to find better treatments and a cure, this podcast has it all! PSC Partners Seeking a Cure is a nonprofi ...
 
Are you searching for stories to ignite your curiosity, teach you to perform better in life and career, inspire your mind, and make you laugh along the way? In this science podcast, Dr. Marie McNeely introduces you to the brilliant researchers behind the latest discoveries in science. Join us as they share their greatest failures, most staggering successes, candid career advice, and what drives them forward in life and science.
 
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HealthLink On Air
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HealthLink on Air is a 60 minute, taped radio program that airs every Sunday on FM Newsradio WRVO at 9pm.
 
Life, the Universe, & Everything Else is a monthly show that delves into issues of science, critical thinking, and secular humanism. We try not to take ourselves too seriously.
 
American Healthcare Entrepreneurs and Execs you might want to know. Talking. Relentless Health Value is a weekly interview podcast hosted by Stacey Richter, a healthcare entrepreneur celebrating fifteen years in the business side of healthcare. This show is for leaders in pharma, devices, payers, providers, patient advocacy and healthcare business. It's for health industry innovators, entrepreneurs or wantrepreneurs or intrapreneurs. Relentless Healthcare Value is the show for you if you wan ...
 
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Nerdette
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Interviews with your favorite (or soon-to-be favorite) authors, artists, astronauts and more. From WBEZ.
 
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Nature Podcast
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The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and providing in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.
 
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Antemortem
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Antemortem is an exploration of any person, thing, or weird accident that results in human fatality
 
Are you addicted to collecting records? Do you have black wax coursing through your veins? Has your vinyl dependance gotten out of control? Amassing 45s has become an obsession? This podcast will help you get you through until your next fix. Do our hosts Ben Shulman and Patrick Foisy offer a cure? No they don't. In fact, they are afflicted by the same sweet disease. Get ready for a fresh new podcast to hit your data stream. When analog clashes into the digital world! Addicted To The Needle - ...
 
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Goggles Optional
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Get knowledge and inspiration to apply artificial intelligence to drug development. Discover startups applying machine learning to biomedical research. Hear how biotech and pharma companies use AI to speed discovery and cut costs. Learn from academic researchers pushing boundaries in applying computation to biology. We interview leaders transforming drug development with data and algorithms. Subscribe now and never miss an episode!
 
The one message we’d like to share is this: You CAN get healthy and fit while still living your life. It doesn’t matter what you look like, where you come from, or how far you have to go. In this show, we’ll make the whole process work for you. Eating, exercising, and living well will become easy and enjoyable. For now and into the future... whatever life throws at you.
 
T​he Powering Through Podcast features live panel conversation on obstacles and challenges faced by people affected by hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, and other bleeding disorders. The nationwide series features members of the bleeding disorders community as well as inspiring friends. Both the live events and the podcast are hosted by community member Patrick James Lynch. Find more Powering Through podcasts by visiting PoweringThrough.org/podcast. Powering Through and The Powering Throug ...
 
On Leading with Health, we are on a mission to help women find their voice so they can create a stronger, more responsive healthcare system.Host Jennifer Michelle has a Master’s in Public Health and Epidemiology, is a certified EMT, and is President of Michelle Marketing Strategies.
 
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Scott Bridwell
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Great conversations with people I enjoy.
 
A podcast about neuro-ophthalmology: tips and tricks for neurologists, ophthalmologists and other physicians.
 
Science and Critical Thinking in Manitoba
 
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Professor Heiko Krude heads Berlin's Charité Hospital Center for Rare Diseases. He speaks with In Good Shape's Dr. Carsten Lekutat about the difficulties patients with rare diseases face, as well as new diagnostic techniques.By DW.COM | Deutsche Welle.
 
AGTC is developing gene therapies to treat patients with rare inherited eye conditions. It has multiple programs it is advancing to restore visual function in patients with diseases that threaten to leave them blind. One issue that has emerged, though, is finding the right measures and endpoint for its clinical studies and getting the U.S. Food ...…
 
Over the weekend President Trump's timeline filled with racist comments directed at members of the so-called "Squad." This includes Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley. In a press conference on Monday, the president defended his racist rant while at the same time trying to deepen divisions between House Demo ...…
 
On The Gist, Elizabeth Warren and ICE. In the interview, Jason Zinoman, who writes about the New York Times, thinks the late-night shows need to return to the playful cruelty they once had. He and Mike talk about the current state of things, David Letterman’s reign, and why even Letterman seems to have lost his teeth on his new show. In the Spi ...…
 
INNERSIGHT FREEDOM MAD OR GLAD MONDAYS Frank Perino Host Suzanne Tarazi-Ferraro Co-Host INNERSIGHT Means FREEDOM Advocates for the DisabledBy INNERSIGHT FREEDOM.
 
Josh Levin and Stefan Fatsis talk about how Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep won at Wimbledon. Sam Anderson also joins to discuss Russell Westbrook and the end of an era in Oklahoma City, and John Thorn helps assess Jim Bouton and Bouton’s classic book Ball Four. Wimbledon (01:26): On Novak Djokovic’s incredible win over Roger Federer, why fans ...…
 
Over the last half century the decorative pillow has been crowding out our sitting and sleeping spaces, multiplying across our beds and couches decade by decade. For some, decorative pillows are a fun design accent, for others a symbol of useless overconsumption. Today on Decoder Ring we explore the world of the decorative pillow to try and fig ...…
 
Did you know that the US now has 45 accredited graduate training programs in genetic counseling? It’s a growing field and, in this episode of Leading with Health, Taya Fallen joins me to talk about her work as a genetic counselor. Taya is a licensed and board-certified genetic counselor in the state of Illinois and the lead genetic counselor at ...…
 
Patient Darlene Monday discusses how she came to terms with her pulmonary hypertension diagnosis, her fear of dying and what keeps her going. Learn more about pulmonary hypertension trials at www.phaware.global/clinicaltrials. Never miss an episode with the phaware® podcast app. Follow us @phaware on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube & Link ...…
 
Why not go by they/them? Would a gender-neutral world be better? And what would it look like? Guest: Farhad Manjoo, New York Times op-ed columnist. Read their latest, “Call Me ‘They.’”By Slate Podcasts.
 
Dr. Al Robichaud is Chief Scientific Officer at Sage Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing novel medicines to treat life-altering central nervous system disorders. The team at Sage Therapeutics is focused on delivering new medicines for people with central nervous system disorders, ...…
 
MARIA ILIOU IS YOUR DIRECTOR MANAGER, YOUR HOST FOR IMPROMPTU SCENES _THEMES OF AUTISTIC ARTIST WEEKEND END AUTISM SHOW POETRY READING WITH YOUR POETS: MARIA ILIOU, MOTHER AND DAUGHTER POEMS, BRAIN BURNS BRAIN BURNS HIS BOOKS IN PROCESS TO BE PUBLISH MARIA ILIOU HER 2ND CHAPBOOK CAME IN HONOR MENTION ...IN PUBLISH STAGES INNERSIGHT ON MONDAY TH ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy F. Scott Fitzgerald.
 
In the new episode of Flashback, movie critics Dana Stevens and K. Austin Collins discuss Sergeant York, based on real life war hero Alvin York and directed by Howard Hawks. Only Slate Plus members get to listen to Flashback in full. Sign up now to listen and enjoy other benefits. Production by Chau Tu.…
 
Before heading out to Long Island to visit Widow’s Hole Oyster Farm, Jordan couldn’t even picture what an oyster farm looked like. So there was a lot to learn from talking to Mike and Isabel Osinski, the owners of the small family farm that supplies oysters to some of New York City’s most high-end restaurants. Mike and Isabel discuss how they w ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy F. Scott Fitzgerald.
 
April Goodbrake is your host for Impromptu on Saturday, July 13th at 4pm EST! On this show, we will talk about Autism and strengths. I will share my music, as well as my poetry. Be sure to tune in at 4pm EST, to share in my first show in years!By INNERSIGHT FREEDOM.
 
Any style of yoga can be made accessible and provide healing for someone with a physical challenge, someone experiencing anxiety and/or depression, or someone with a larger body. Three yoga teachers - skilled in making yoga more accessible - share their stories. Rose Kress, of LifeForce Yoga, experienced relief from years of anxiety and chronic ...…
 
This week, Slate Money invites Neil Irwin, Senior Economics Correspondent for The New York Times, to the show to discuss Jeffrey Epstein, Christine Lagarde and his article on Economic Orthodoxy. And in the Slate Plus segment: Who will run the IMF now? Email: slatemoney@slate.com Twitter: @felixsalmon, @Three_Guineas,@EmilyRPeck, @Neil_Irwin Pod ...…
 
Vicky Ward returns to Trumpcast to chat with Virginia Heffernan about Jeffrey Epstein. Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now.By Slate Podcasts.
 
On The Gist, they. In the interview, Emily Bazelon writes for the New York Times magazine, co-hosts Slate’s Political Gabfest, and she’s out with the new book Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration, and its companion podcast. She’s here to talk with Mike about her new projects, Kamala Harris, Joe ...…
 
INNERSIGHT FREEDOM FRIDAY NIGHT FOLLIES Frank Perino Host Suzanne Tarazi-Ferraro Co-Host INNERSIGHT Means FREEDOM Advocates for the Disabled.By INNERSIGHT FREEDOM.
 
This week on Spoiler Specials, Sam Adams, Inkoo Kang and Alex Barasch spoil Spider: Far From Home. Does Jake Gyllenhaal make for a good villain? How does the movie’s depiction of high school stack up? Where does the MCU got from now? Listen to them discuss! Podcast production by Danielle Hewitt. Engineering by Cameron Drews.…
 
This week, an appellate court in New Orleans heard oral arguments on the constitutionality of the ACA. The argument? That Obamacare is more coercive without a tax penalty. This position - one that has lawyers on both sides of the isle scratching their heads - may end up at the Supreme Court. Could this bad legal argument spell the end of the li ...…
 
On The Gist, the metal straw incident. In the interview, Vince Houghton is a historian and the curator of the International Spy Museum and he’s here to talk about his new book Nuking the Moon: And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board. Why did we want to drop goat poop on Germans? Can a cat be trained for espio ...…
 
?INNERSIGHT FREEDOM STOP WASTING OUR TIME AND MONEY FRANK PERINO HOST SUZANNE TARAZI-FERRARO CO-HOST INNERSIGHT MEANS FREEDOM ADVOCATES FOR THE DISABLED. HBy INNERSIGHT FREEDOM.
 
Emily Bazelon, David Plotz and John Dickerson discuss the impact of the US health care debate on the primary season, white supremacy from Canada with guest Jesse Brown, and who’s at fault in addition to sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein. For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment Emily, David, and John take international audience questions live fro ...…
 
Kurt Andersen talks with the director Lynn Shelton about how conspiracy theories and improvisation figure into her new film, “Sword of Trust,” which stars Marc Maron. Michael Bowen felt isolated growing up, but then he saw the animated feature film “One Hundred and One Dalmatians,” and oddly enough, its villain, Cruella de Vil, gave him hope th ...…
 
In this episode we discuss Sickle Cell Disease. It is a genetic disorder that affects approximately 100k Americans. It’s the most common inherited blood disorder babies are born with and primarily affects African-Americans, and people from South and Central America.Today’s guest, Dr. Anne Marie Schaefer, a pediatric hematologist/oncologist with ...…
 
On this week’s episode: The hosts answer listener questions about a mom who wants to know what to do about a sort of stepson and another about a kid who’s hanging out with a kid that counts calories. We also welcome Amy Scott as this week’s special host. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. Amy brings Ask ...…
 
Dr. Kori Ascher was born and raised in upstate NY then relocated to South Florida for medical school, residency, and fellowship. Dr. Ascher founded Just Breathe Miami, a non-profit which raises awareness and supports those with chronic lung disease. The 2nd annual fundraising event, Just Breathe for Pulmonary Hypertension will be held July 25, ...…
 
Today I speak with Claire Sporton. Claire is SVP of customer experience innovation over at Confirmit. Since we did this interview, the 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer came out. And it showed that trust in US hospitals has nose-dived 8 points. Pharma and biotech held steady since last year, or slight increases, but the bar is pretty low. Same with ...…
 
This week on the Waves, on Hanna and Noreen’s last episode, Hanna, June and Noreen discuss, the place of HR departments, Jefferey Epstein charges and Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s new novel “Fleishman is In Trouble”. Skip to recommendations at 1:00:00 to skip "Fleishman is in Trouble” spoilers. In Slate Plus: Is The Lion King sexist? Podcast producti ...…
 
The intriguing story of a British ambassador’s hasty resignation, and why it perfectly encapsulates our current geopolitical moment. This story has everything: leaked confidential reports, world trade implications, and a reference to the movie The Terminator. Guest: Slate’s Josh Keating, international editor.…
 
On The Gist, the Trump cabinet and violence against women. In the interview, Will Wilkinson from the Niskanen Center is here to talk with Mike about his new paper The Density Divide about the surprising way urbanization affected the rise of populism. In the Spiel, the good and bad about the pay parity argument in soccer.…
 
INNERSIGHT FREEDOMENFORCEMENT OFFICERS FRANK PERINO HOST SUZANNE TARAZI-FERRARO CO-HOST INNERSIGHT MEANS FREEDOM ADVOCATES FOR THE DISABLEDBy INNERSIGHT FREEDOM.
 
Surgeon Jesse Gutnick, MD, explains pheochromocytoma, a rare adrenal tumor, and its treatment. Nurse Joshua Onyan and occupational therapist Jennifer Spieker discuss the role of nurses and therapists in stroke care. Child and adolescent psychologist Barbara Mettelman, PhD, talks about teaching children to deal with stress and anxiety.…
 
Jennifer Spieker and Joshua Onyan (photo by Jim Howe) After the initial treatment for a stroke, a team of specially trained people helps guide the patient through recovery both in the hospital and after discharge. Upstate stroke outreach coordinator and nurse Joshua Onyan and occupational therapist Jennifer Spieker describe this process, during ...…
 
Harold Smulyan, MD (photo by Jim Howe) A widely prescribed type of drug used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure was made possible by a discovery from almost a century ago. The substance eventually named angiotensin was first identified in the late 1930s by doctors working independently of each other in the United States a ...…
 
Jesse Gutnick, MD (photo by Jim Howe) The adrenal glands produce hormones that help regulate metabolism, the immune system and blood pressure, among other functions. In rare cases, tumors can develop on these glands, causing various problems, such as raising the blood pressure to dangerous levels. This tumor, called pheochromocytoma, is difficu ...…
 
Earlier this year Passage Bio announced its launch with $115.5 million in funding and a group of founders with a strong pedigree. The company’s founders include gene therapy pioneer James Wilson, pharmaceutical industry veteran Tachi Yamada, and former Alexion executive and OrbiMed Venture Partner Stephen Squinto. One point of distinction for t ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to psychiatrist Dr. Bandy Lee for a deep, compelling new take on the long debate about Trump’s mental fitness.By Slate Podcasts.
 
Is there something fishy about the way Hunter Biden made money while his father was serving as vice president? One reporter looked into it. But he didn’t find corruption. He found something far more complicated -- and commonplace. Guest: Adam Entous, staff writer for the New Yorker. Read his piece on Hunter Biden. Podcast production by Mary Wil ...…
 
For thousands of years we sailed our cargo across oceans using zero-emission, 100 percent renewable wind. Then we switched to ships that run on oil, creating a global maritime fleet that pumps greenhouse gases into the sky. Could we go back to wind-powered ships by rediscovering a clever nautical innovation that we abandoned a century ago?…
 
Julia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Stephen Metcalf discuss the film Midsommar, the life and work of the bossa nova progenitor João Gilberto with critic Nate Chinen, and the end of life-hacking with Slate's Laura Miller.By Slate Podcasts.
 
On The Gist, jail time for absurd reasons. In the interview, journalist Jack Fairweather is out with a new book about the untold story of Witold Pilecki, a Polish resistance fighter who chose to get sent to Auschwitz so he could report back on atrocities happening there during World War II. Fairweather’s book is The Volunteer: One Man, an Under ...…
 
INNERSIGHT FREEDOM OPEN MIC NIGHT Frank Perino Host Suzanne Tarazi-Ferraro Co-Host INNERSIGHT Means FREEDOM Advocates for the Disabled.By INNERSIGHT FREEDOM.
 
Prudence is joined this week by author and activist, Aya de León, who teaches creative writing at UC Berkeley. She is the author of the Justice Hustlers feminist heist series, including Side Chick Nation, the first novel published about Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Together they tackle letters about what to do when a hiring manager calls you ...…
 
Why is ph pronounced that way? The answer is positively phantastic. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at www.slate.com/podcastsplus. Twitter: @lexiconvalley Facebook: facebook.com/LexiconValley Email: lexiconvalley@slate.com…
 
John Leguizamo has a long and successful film and TV career. Early on he had recurring roles on Miami Vice and ER and worked with directors like Brian DePalma, Spike Lee, and Baz Lurhman. And he also provided a voice in the endless animated franchise Ice Age, playing Sid the sloth. But alongside this life on screen, Leguizamo has also built a s ...…
 
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