S5E5: The Pressures to be Published

Dec 2, 2021

Research should be about pushing the boundaries of knowledge—and when done well, is built out of community and collaboration. It should not be about outshining one another. But so often in the field of medicine, the pressures to be published are attached to career gains and advancements. In S5E5, ...

Sideshow: 9 Holiday Gifts for Someone Looking to Be a Little Bit Healthier

Nov 30, 2021

Looking for a gift for that someone who wants to be healthier - but not interested in supplements and bodybuilding? TheWho Cares Guys share nine ideas for non-intimidating, budget-friendly, life-improving gifts for that person in your life looking to be just a bit more health conscientious....

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: 10 Myths About Diabetes

Nov 22, 2021

You’ve probably heard the old wives’ tale, “don’t let your child eat sugar, or they’ll get diabetes.” Is this true? Is it true that there is a cure for diabetes? Access to the Internet has created an explosion in information available to people, but it can be hard to tell what is true, ...

What to Expect While Recovering from a Traumatic Brain Injury

Nov 19, 2021

Recovering from a traumatic brain injury is a long and often difficult process. Depending on the severity of the injury, recovery can take months to years. Dr. Jon Speed, medical director of the traumatic brain injury rehabilitation program at University of Utah Health, shares what patients and ...

Do You Urinate a Lot? It Might Be Diabetes

Nov 18, 2021

If you have diabetes, one of the common problems is either frequent urination or the feeling that you always have to go to the bathroom. It’s so common for diabetics that this symptom is an indication to doctors that you might have the disease. Young or old, diagnosed or not, if you have urinary ...

S5E4: Lina - Strength from Community

Nov 18, 2021

There's a skewed mindset that we need to give 100% all the time. But there's strength in admitting you're not at full capacity—even momentarily—and a break is needed. That's when community matters. Concluding the comeback of our IDENTITY SERIES—a three-parter exploring who we are as human ...

What Exactly is Opioid Addiction?

Nov 17, 2021

Addiction is often more than strictly behavioral or psychological. It can be genetic, social, and in the case of Opioid Use Disorder, the regular use of the drugs can change the very physiology of the brain. Addiction Medicine specialist, Dr. Elizabeth Howell explains what addiction really is and ...

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