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31 minutes | 4 days ago
The ER Pilot
This week we go back in time, to 1994, to review the pilot episode of ER. Dr. Cohen talks about how emergency rooms have changed since the 90's and how ER show creator - Michael Crichton - was also an MD. We also get into our favorite characters like Benton and Carter and give thoughts on why George Clooney became the shows biggest star.
40 minutes | 17 days ago
Change of Plans
Sometimes you have to change plans fast and grab a last second guest. Luckily, Sky Bliss was nearby shooting photos so we had the very good fortune of interviewing this amazing surgical photojournalist! Sky tells us how he got started documenting surgeries and about some of the most intense medical procedures he's had to film.
81 minutes | a month ago
Katie Willcox joins the show!
We are thrilled to have the founder of Natural Model Management and the creator/author of Healthy is the New Skinny - Katie Willcox - on the show! Katie explains how being a model is nothing like what you see on America's Next Top Model and why she started a modeling agency that represents women of all sizes and ethnicities. Katie also tells us how speaking to high school students about body image produced some unexpected and informative feedback. And, Katie reveals the launch of her new podcast that goes behind the scenes of a photo shoot, plus much more with this truly inspiring woman!
26 minutes | a month ago
After years of watching and reviewing medical TV shows for the podcast, we've got a list of quick-fire questions for Dr. Cohen that still need answering. Like, are surgeons hands insured for millions of dollars? And, do doctors really hangout in comatose patients rooms? Find out the answer to these questions and many more!
52 minutes | a month ago
Dr. Nina Shapiro returns!
Hype author and pediatric otolaryngologist, Dr. Nina Shapiro returns to the show! Last time we talked(at the start of 2020) the coronavirus wasn't something most doctors were that worried about — so we wanted to meet again(this time via Zoom) and discuss what medical experts got wrong about Covid-19. Plus, we ask the Hype expert what she's hearing now when it comes to myths and misinformation about the virus and the vaccine. Then, we discuss Hype coming out in its fifth translation and her new book... The Ultimate Kids' Guide to Staying Healthy.
26 minutes | 2 months ago
Grey's Anatomy Pilot
As Nutrition Month comes to a close, we talk about how well we did with our diets in March. We also talk about exercise and the the benefits of joining Andy Lassner's Slow Walk Movement. Then, Dr. Cohen reviews the pilot episode of Grey's Anatomy. Yes, we know the show has been on for 17 years, but we are comparing medical pilots and searching for the most accurate and engaging TV show about doctors. In a previous episode we reviewed The Resident so Grey's Anatomy is our second show to be analyzed by an actual surgeon.
58 minutes | 2 months ago
Andy Lassner joins the show!
TV producer Andy Lassner joins the show! Andy and Dr. Cohen discuss growing up together in New York and how that shaped them. Then, Andy tells us how he became a daytime talk show producer and how he overcame his struggle with addiction and is now 22 years sober. Plus, he tells us how the segment ‘Average Andy’ on The Ellen Show came to be and why his Slow Walk Movement is still going strong.
44 minutes | 2 months ago
The Business Side of Being a Doctor
Dr. Abe Malkin has achieved a lot at a young age, which includes getting an MD and MBA, working at Goldman Sachs, starting his own concierge medicine practice, creating a drip hydration business and becoming board certified in Addiction Medicine. So naturally, we ask Dr. Malkin to explain his strategy to leading a successful life. Plus, Dr. Malkin let’s us in on one of his most interesting concierge calls, details his next business venture and tells us what TV show we should be watching.
30 minutes | 2 months ago
March is National Nutrition Month so we discuss diets — the fad diets of the past like The Zone Diet and the recent celebrity diets we would consider trying for the month.
50 minutes | 3 months ago
Pediatrician Dr. Monique Araya joins the show! Dr. Araya tells us how kids are coping during the pandemic and explains the rise in anxiety and depression in children. She also answers our pressing questions about things we've seen in movies like... do twenty-somethings really still see their pediatrician? And, do kids really get things stuck up their nose all the time? All this and more about pediatrics with our special guest Dr. Monique Araya.
50 minutes | 3 months ago
Radiation Oncology Specialist, Dr. Rosalyn Morrell joins the show! She explains what a radiation oncologist does, how doctors work together to determine the best cancer treatment plan and (at the 14 minute mark) explains how it is that radiation can cause cancer but also be used to treat cancer. Then, Dr. Morrell answers our questions about radiation exposure to cell phones, CT scans and more in a section we call ‘myth or fact’ (45 minute mark) … did you know bananas can be slightly radioactive!
17 minutes | 3 months ago
Valentine's Day Emergencies
This is a short and sweet Valentine's Day episode! We examine the top four medical emergencies on this romantic day, explain why February is American Heart Month and reveal our favorite rom-coms.
31 minutes | 3 months ago
Dr. Cohen answers some listener questions about medical fashion and what the various scrub colors mean, then he shares some surgical and very ‘gross anatomy’ stories and (at the 15 min. mark) he gives a surgeon’s take/review on the pilot episode of the Fox TV series The Resident.
46 minutes | 4 months ago
The Mentor of Mentors
Calling all medical students or anyone just looking for a good story on mentorship, this episode is for you. Dr. Cohen's mentor, Dr. Leo Gordon, joins the show! Dr. Gordon explains how doctors were trained differently when he first started and how some of his experiences were relatable to the book House of God. He also gives some pointers to people in the medical field looking for a mentor(28 minute mark). Plus, he tells us why his favorite medical show is Charité on Netflix.
46 minutes | 4 months ago
Cannabis Based Medicine with Dr. Sherry Yafai
Every January is National CBD Month and why we thought it would be appropriate to revamp a special interview episode from last year with an expert in cannabis based medicine — Dr. Sherry Yafai. Dr. Yafai is the founder of The Releaf Institute which was created to educate individuals on how to use cannabis products to accomplish their personal goals for medical treatment. She explains the difference in THC and CBD (24 minute mark) and answers our many questions about the medical use of cannabis.
28 minutes | 4 months ago
And the New Year Begins...
We talk about Dr. Dre being admitted to the hospital for a brain aneurysm, how the U.S. went from 96 thousand people that used telehealth in 2019 to 18 million who used it in 2020, why the book Ready Player One is relevant, the surgeon stereotype the TV show Scrubs gets right and more!
42 minutes | 4 months ago
An Influencer gives us some advice
Anya Nicolodi joins the show to discuss what it takes to become a social media influencer and the importance of being honest with your followers. And, she explains how medical professionals like Dr. Cohen can become 'influencers' too. Plus, she tells us why one of her favorite medical TV shows is The Resident.
31 minutes | 5 months ago
It's our end of the year episode, where we discuss the changes and challenges Dr. Cohen faced as a doctor this year, resolutions for 2021 and the 'best of' 2020 streaming shows.
35 minutes | 5 months ago
A Second Opinion
We discuss the podcast Dr. Death, the importance of Morbidity and mortality (M&M) conferences and why it’s normal to get a second opinion.
30 minutes | 5 months ago
People of the Year
We review People magazine's four ‘People of the Year’ — George Clooney, Regina King, Dr. Anthony Fauci & Selena Gomez. Then, we decide on another person who should be on the list for providing a lot of happiness this year.
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