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June 12, 2019
Low Awareness of Scammers’ Tactics Linked to Dementia Risk in Cognitively Normal People
Q & A with Patricia Boyle, PhD: Susceptibility to Scammers Might Signify Increased Risk of Dementia Read the article: Low Awareness of Scammers’ Tactics Linked to Dementia Risk in Cognitively Normal People
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17 min
May 28, 2019
JAMA Medical News Summary (May 2019): High Fiber Diet Benefits, Arts and Medical Education, Skipping Breakfast, Wilderness Medicine, Eggs and CVD, and more
High Fiber Diet Benefits, Arts and Medical Education, Skipping Breakfast, Wilderness Medicine, Eggs and CVD, Multiple Symptoms in Older Adults, Allergenic Inactive Ingredients, and more in JAMA Medical News.
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16 min
May 8, 2019
Study Puts Eggs and Dietary Cholesterol Back on the Radar
In this Medical News podcast, Jennifer Abbasi speaks with the author of a recent study in JAMA that looked at the association between dietary cholesterol and cardiovascular disease.
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21 min
April 23, 2019
JAMA Medical News Summary (April 2019): Maternal Mortality, Nonsugar Sweetened Beverages and Stroke, Mesh Implants, Rotavirus Vaccine and Type-1 Diabetes, Childhood Lead Exposure, and more
US Maternal Mortality, Nonsugar Sweetened Beverages and Stroke, Mesh Implants, Rotavirus Vaccine and Type-1 Diabetes, Childhood Lead Exposure, BRCA Exchange, Consumer Chemicals and Early Puberty, and more in JAMA Medical News. View related article here.
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20 min
April 3, 2019
Unpacking A Recent Study Linking Diet Soda With Stroke Risks
In this Medical News podcast, Jennifer Abbasi interviews Yasmin Mossavar-Rahmani, PhD, RD, who studied the association of artificially sweetened beverages with cardiovascular disease and mortality in women. See related article.
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11 min
March 27, 2019
Dr Schrier Goes to Congress as Second Woman Physician
In this Medical News podcast, Rita Rubin interviews the second woman physician to serve in US Congress.
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13 min
March 26, 2019
JAMA Medical News Summary (March 2019): Housing Programs, Glioblastoma Sex Differences, Medicine’s Weight Bias, Nonsugar Sweeteners and Health, Post-Intensive Care Syndrome, and More
Housing programs for the homeless, glioblastoma sex differences, medicine’s weight bias, nonsugar sweeteners and health, post–intensive care syndrome, adult food allergies, eczema in the elderly, and more in JAMA Medical News.
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19 min
March 6, 2019
Paradise’s Emergency Department Director Recalls California’s Worst Wildfire
In this Medical News podcast, an emergency physician describes his experiences during last November's Camp Fire, one California's worst wildfires. Read the article: Paradise’s Emergency Department Director Recalls California’s Worst Wildfire  
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16 min
February 26, 2019
JAMA Medical News Summary (February 2019): Corporal Punishment, Eating Insects, New Planned Parenthood President, Questioning Probiotics, Congenital Syphilis, Cholesterol Guidelines and more
AAP's Statement on Corporal Punishment, Eating Insects, New President of Planned Parenthood, Questioning Probiotics, Congenital Syphilis, New Cholesterol Guidelines, and more in JAMA Medical News.
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17 min
January 29, 2019
JAMA Medical News Summary (January 2019): Black Lung Disease Resurgence, Nobel Peace Prize, "This Is Our Lane", Advancements in Cancer Immunotherapy, Curbing STIs, and more.
Black Lung Disease Resurgence, Nobel Peace Prize Winner's Patients Inspire, "This Is Our Lane", Advancements in Cancer Immunotherapy, Harassment and Assault and Women's Health, Curbing the Swelling Tide of STIs, and more in Medical News.
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19 min
January 23, 2019
New Planned Parenthood President: No Politics in the Exam Room
In this Medical News podcast, Jennifer Abbasi interviews Leana Wen, MD, the new president of Planned Parenthood.
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23 min
January 16, 2019
American Academy of Pediatrics Says No More Spanking or Harsh Verbal Discipline
In this Medical News Podcast, Jennifer Abbasi interviews Robert Sege, MD, PhD, coauthor of the recent American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement on corporal punishment for children.
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20 min
January 2, 2019
Sexual Harassment and Assault Associated With Poorer Midlife Health in Women
In this Medical News podcast, Jennifer Abbasi interviews Rebecca Thurston, PhD, about her recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, which found that sexual harassment and assault were associated with poorer midlife health in women. Read the articles discussed in this podcast: Association of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault With Midlife Women’s Mental and Physical Health and Internet Searches for Sexual Harassment and Assault, Reporting, and Training Since the #MeToo Movement.
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18 min
December 21, 2018
JAMA Medical News Summary (December 2018): JAMA Network Articles of the Year, Seasonal Flu Vaccine Timing, Dietary Dairy Fats and Health, Human Placenta Project, and more
Feyza Sancar, PhD, Director of JAMA Medical News, summarizes news content appearing in the December 2018 issues of JAMA.
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24 min
December 14, 2018
Physicians Are Steering the Conversation About Gun Violence
In this Medical News podcast, Rita Rubin interviews Megan Ranney, MD, MPH, one of the leading voices in the “This Is Our Lane” movement, discussing the role of physicians and other health care professionals in addressing firearm violence as a public health issue.
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19 min
December 12, 2018
For Nobel Peace Prize Winner Dr Denis Mukwege, His Patients Motivate and Inspire
In this Medical News podcast, Rita Rubin interviews Dr. Denis Mukwege, cowinner of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. Read the article: For Nobel Peace Prize Winner Dr. Denis Mukwege, His Patients Motivate and Inspire
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24 min
December 5, 2018
Unraveling the Mysteries of the Human Placenta
In this Medical News podcast, Rita Rubin interviews the director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development about its Human Placenta Project. Read the article: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Human Placenta  
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14 min
November 27, 2018
JAMA Medical News & Perspectives Roundup for November 2018
Feyza Sancar, PhD, Director of JAMA Medical News & Perspectives, summarizes news content appearing in the November 2018 issues of JAMA.
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15 min
November 20, 2018
For Difficult-to-Model Brain Diseases, Brain Organoids Come to the Rescue
This Medical News podcast discusses brain organoids, their research and clinical potential and ethical implications.
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19 min
November 7, 2018
Have Tent, Will Do Pop-Up HIV Screening
In this Medical News podcast, Rita Rubin interviews the founders of One Tent Health, a nonprofit free HIV screening initiative that serves high-risk neighborhoods in Washington, DC.
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17 min
September 28, 2018
Vulnerability to Pandemic Flu Could Be Greater Today Than a Century Ago
In this Medical News podcast, infectious disease threats expert Michael Osterholm, PhD, MPH, discusses how the United States and the rest of the world may fare if another 1918-like influenza epidemic strikes.
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17 min
September 12, 2018
Cardiologist Trades Stem Cells for Cell-Based Meat
Beef and poultry grown from animal cells rather than sourced from whole animals could be the future of meat production, a cardiologist-turned-biotech entrepreneur says in this Medical News podcast.
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18 min
August 1, 2018
Hurricane Maria and Puerto Rico: A Physician Looks Back at the Storm
In this Medical News Podcast, Dr. Myriam Allende-Vigo, an endocrinologist practicing in Humacao, Puerto Rico, talks about her experiences caring for patients during and after last year's devastating storm.
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17 min
July 11, 2018
Anthony Fauci, MD: Working to End HIV/AIDS
In this Medical News podcast, Jennifer Abbasi speaks with Dr Anthony Fauci about the progress and future goals toward eliminating HIV/AIDS.
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28 min
June 27, 2018
“Is There a Doctor on the Plane?”
In this Medical News podcast, frequent traveler Rachel Zang, MD, talks about her experiences helping ill patients aboard commercial airline flights and discusses what physicians should know about in-flight medical emergencies. Read the article: "Is There a Doctor on the Plane?"
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13 min
June 13, 2018
Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD: Developing Prescribable Video Games
In this Medical News podcast, Jennifer Abbasi speaks with Dr. Adam Gazzaley about his work developing a video game-based therapy for pediatric attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Read the article: Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD: Developing Prescribable Video Games
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16 min
May 23, 2018
Framingham at 70: What We’ve Learned About Women and Heart Disease
In this Medical News Podcast, Rebecca Voelker interviews Daniel Levy, MD, director of the Framingham Heart Study, about women's participation during the study's 70-year history.
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16 min
April 11, 2018
Training Physicians About Nutrition
In this Medical News Podcast, Jennifer Abbasi interviews cardiologist Stephen Devries, MD, about an institute that educates doctors about healthful eating. View article here
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18 min
March 28, 2018
Researching Nondrug Approaches to Pain Management
In this Medical News podcast, Jennifer Abbasi interviews Yale University professor Robert Kerns, PhD, about nondrug approaches to pain management and the National Institutes of Health-Department of Defense-Veterans Affairs pain management collaboration. Read the article: Robert Kerns, PhD: Researching Nondrug Approaches to Pain Management
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25 min
January 30, 2018
ASO Therapy: Hope for Genetic Neurological Diseases
In this Medical News podcast, JAMA Associate Editor Christopher Muth, MD, discusses the use of antisense oligonucleotide therapies for treatment of neurological diseases with Stefan Pulst, MD, Chairman of Neurology at the University of Utah.
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12 min
January 23, 2018
The Human Diagnosis Project
Interview with Shantanu Nundy, MD, about a new way for physicians to collaborate on cases online. Read the article: Shantanu Nundy, MD: The Human Diagnosis Project  
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20 min
December 13, 2017
New Inroads Against Multiple Sclerosis
This Medical News podcast discusses recent advances in therapeutic treatments for multiple sclerosis.
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21 min
November 8, 2017
Ketamine-Like Agents for Depression
In this Medical News podcast, we discuss the use of ketamine and ketamine-like agents for treatment-resistant depression with psychiatrist Carlos A. Zarate Jr, MD.
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27 min
October 25, 2017
Phage Therapy for Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs
This Medical News podcast discusses how bacteriophage therapy might help fight antibiotic-resistant infections.
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21 min
August 2, 2017
The Human Cell Atlas
This podcast discusses an international project to map all cell types and states in the human body.
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17 min
June 7, 2017
Robots Help Patients Change Behaviors
This podcast discusses the development of socially assistive robots for patient rehabilitation and training. Related article: Socially Assistive Robots Help Patients Make Behavioral Changes
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26 min
April 12, 2017
The Nature of Lung Microbiome Research
This podcast discusses the latest research into the workings of the lung microbiome and how it will affect future diagnosis and treatment of respiratory diseases. Related article: The Lung Microbiome: Key to Respiratory Ills?  
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25 min
April 11, 2017
Barry Marshall, MD: H pylori 35 Years Later
This Medical News podcast features an interview with Barry Marshall, MD, who codiscovered the stomach bug H pylori in 1982.  
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17 min
February 15, 2017
Alzheimer Outlook Far From Bleak
Rudolph Tanzi, PhD, of Harvard University, and Berislav Zlokovic, MD, PhD, of the University of Southern California, discuss what the future holds for Alzheimer Disease research and treatment.
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36 min
December 14, 2016
NIH Charts a Path for Nutrition Science
In this Medical News podcast, Jennifer Abbasi interviews Nutrition Research Task Force chair Griffin P. Rodgers, MD, director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) at the NIH. Read the article: NIH Charts a Path for Nutrition Science
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12 min
October 26, 2016
Pioneering Geneticist Explains Ambitious Plan to “Write” the Human Genome
This Medical News podcast discusses the Human Genome Project-write with Harvard geneticist, George Church, PhD.  
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14 min
October 13, 2016
On CDC’s 70th Anniversary, Director Tom Frieden, MD, Looks Ahead
This Medical News podcast features a Q&A with CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD, commemorating the agency’s historic 70th anniversary. The interview was recorded on August 8th, 2016.  
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10 min
July 27, 2016
Threat From Colistin-Resistant Superbug
Interview with Barbara E. Murray, MD, author of Infectious Disease Expert Sees Threat From Colistin-Resistant Superbug  
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12 min
July 12, 2016
HIV and Transplantation: New Reasons for HOPE
Interview with Dorry Segev, MD, PhD, author of HIV and Transplantation: New Reasons for HOPE  
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22 min
April 27, 2016
Quelling Zika Fears With Evidence
Christine Curry, MD, PhD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Miami, discusses the challenges of keeping pregnant patients and her colleagues well-informed of the facts as Zika virus fears circulate.  
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8 min
September 15, 2015
Doing Field Work With Doctors Without Borders
Adi Nadimpalli, MD, the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Head of Mission in Nepal, and the former vice president of the US board of directors, talks about MSF’s mission and the challenges he has faced serving in countries where access to health care is insufficient or strained due to natural or manmade disasters, violent conflicts, epidemics, and population displacement.  
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23 min
July 28, 2015
Donald M. Berwick Reflects on Medicare at 50
Medicare at 50: Reflections From Former CMS Administrator Donald M. Berwick, MD  
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18 min
July 7, 2015
Interview with Harold Varmus, MD
Harold Varmus, MD, former director of the National Cancer Institute, talks about his career and his ideas for improving the biomedical research enterprise.  
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11 min
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