Bioethicist Gregory Pence discusses ethical issues in treating alcoholism.
Sam Quinones joins us to talk about his book, Dreamland, and the origin and evolution of the prescription painkiller and heroin addiction epidemic in the U.S.
Dr. Anna Lembke discusses “Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health” and what we can do about the addiction epidemic in America.
The executive director of Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing, Andrew Kolodny, discusses the prescription opioid and heroin addiction crisis.
Tom Shroder, discusses his remarkable book, “Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal,” that chronicles the evolution of psychedelic drugs.
Dr. Anna Lembke discusses the forces behind the prescription pill epidemic and how we can solve it.
We examine the controversies surrounding ADHD with Dr. Stephen Hinshaw, author of the critically acclaimed book, “The ADHD Explosion” and come up with the answers.
Healthcare policy expert, Rick Mayes, discusses where Obamacare is headed depending on who wins the election on November 8th.
Healthcare economist and President of Fulcrum Strategies, Ron Howrigon, is back in the virtual studio to discuss the status of Obamacare, and to answer the four-trillion dollar question: Is Obamacare Terminal?
In Part I of this series, healthcare expert, Ron Howrigon of Fulcrum Strategies, explains the broken U.S. health insurance system and why it cannot last.
Award-winning climate scientist and author, Michael Mann, talks about his new book “The Madhouse Effect,” climate change science, and why a small minority of scientists and politicians go to great lengths to deny, distort, or confuse the public on what the climate science tells us.
Dr. John Gleaves talks everything you ever wanted to know about sports doping, but didn’t know to ask.
For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we invited Dr. John West back to the podcast to discuss optimal breast care.
In this episode, Dr. Sweeny explores other medical and non-medical uses of the “eight billion amphetamine pills” and what lead to the end of “America’s First Amphetamine Epidemic.”
We examine the meteoric rise in the use of Amphetamines in American culture and “America’s First Amphetamine Epidemic” with Nicolas Rasmussen.
Despite evidence-based guidelines, protocols, and algorithms becoming available, why have patient deaths due to medical error increased? Dr. Marjorie Stiegler explains.
What is the solution to the air pollution and world climate change problem? Tune in as our guest, Mark Jacobson, discusses a detailed roadmap of exactly how we can supply all the world’s energy needs from wind, water, and solar power by the year 2050.
Is anesthesia safe for infants and children? Does general anesthesia have any long-term effects on learning, memory, or behavior? We welcome Dr. Paul Yost back to the podcast to explain.