What’s Going On?

What's Going On_Gross Anatomy PodcastWhat’s going on inside hospitals during the Coronavirus? Dr. Cohen explains the changes he’s seen, including some of the new patient care guidelines being implemented at hospitals, and how Telehealth is being utilized. PLUS, what’s going on in good news! Yes, there is some good news out there that will make you feel better than watching Tiger King.

LINKS TO SOME OF OUR FAVORITE GOOD NEWS AND ENTERTAINMENT SITES PROVIDED BELOW THE PODCAST!

GOOD NEWS AND ENTERTAINMENT SITES…

  • Good News Networkhttps://www.goodnewsnetwork.org – is packed full of good news stories, some that are informative, and some that will just make you smile like this post: Jimmy Fallon Asks Twitter to Describe Their Quarantine in Six Words— which featured one of our favorite twitter responses:

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  • Some Good News, a recently launched  YouTube Channel by The Office’s John Krasinski, features feel good stories worth sharing:
  • And, finally, Dr. Cohen’s favorite click of the week was this gem by Neil Diamond about washing hands…

 

Doctor Sherry Yafai Joins the Show!

Sherry YafaiOn March 11th we sat down with Dr. Sherry Yafai to discuss some of her experience as an ER doctor, but mainly, we spoke about her role as founder of The Releaf Institute (TRI) and work in cannabis based medicine.

TRI was created to educate individuals on how to use cannabis products to accomplish their personal goals for medical treatment. Dr. Yafai discusses why she saw a real need for TRI, why doctors are hesitant to talk about cannabis and what some of the cannabis medical research is telling us.
Listen now to this informative talk with our special guest, Dr. Sherry Yafai!

 

*GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.

Trailblazing Women in History

Women's History MonthIn this episode of Gross Anatomy, and in honor of National Women’s History Month, we highlight some of the trailblazing women in the medical world. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman in America to earn a medical degree, is just one of the women we discuss.

And, as our main topic winds down, we put the Gross in Gross Anatomy by sharing a medical story on flesh eating bacteria. Listen now!

 

Artist PULSE Joins the Show!

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In this episode we talk art and ADHD with LA artist PULSE. We also talk about the most awkward movies we’ve seen with our parents, why being nocturnal can help with creativity and Dr. Cohen’s art life before becoming a doctor.

*GROSS ANATOMY IS NOT INTENDED TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION.

Doctor Robert Huizenga Interview – Part One

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Robert Huizenga, M.D., also known as Dr. H on TV’s The Biggest Loser, is a former team physician for the LA Raiders and was president of the NFL Physician’s Society.

After serving as an NFL physician, he wrote the book — You’re Okay, It’s Just a Bruise: A Doctor’s Sideline Secrets About Pro Football’s Most Outrageous Team. The book would become inspiration for Oliver Stone’s film Any Given Sunday and helped spark a national debate on anabolic steroids and other ergogenic (sport enhancing) aids.

We talk with Dr. Huizenga about sports medicine, Any Given Sunday and more in this episode — the first episode of a special two part podcast!

HYPE

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We are so excited to have the author of HYPE, Dr. Nina Shapiro, on our show! HYPE is a book that explores medical myths and exaggerated claims so people can better understand what’s real and what’s not. We talk with Dr. Shapiro about her life as a surgeon and how HYPE came to be. She also answers our HYPE questions and gives us a sneak peek of what she’s writing now.