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WebMD senior health editor Carrie Gann discusses the latest news and trends, interviews leading experts, and shares simple live-better tips.

Latest Episodes

American Medical Association President Patrice Harris, MD

Dr. Harris is the current president of the American Medical Association (AMA). She tells us about the group's role in confronting opioid abuse, encouraging diversity among doctors, and why it's important to focus on the effects of childhood trauma. Also, she tells us what it's meant to be the first African American woman to lead the AMA. Then, our Tweak of the Week can make time with your own doctor a little more efficient.

36 MIN10 h ago
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American Medical Association President Patrice Harris, MD

Sailing the South Pacific With Muscular Dystrophy

Ryan Levinson and his wife, Nicole, are on the journey of their lives, sailing the South Pacific. They decided to set sail after Ryan, an athlete, was diagnosed with a genetic disorder called FSH muscular dystrophy, which weakens his muscles over time. Five years into their adventure, they join us from Tahiti to talk about the disease -- and about living life to the fullest, even in the face of illness and fear.

22 MIN2 w ago
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Sailing the South Pacific With Muscular Dystrophy

How Medicine's Technology Revolution Can Help You -- Now

New innovations are reshaping medical care -- and you can start to tap into that today. Daniel Kraft, MD, gives us the inside scoop on that, the upcoming Exponential Medicine, and how he juggles being a doctor, researcher, entrepreneur, academic, and parent.

22 MINOCT 24
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How Medicine's Technology Revolution Can Help You -- Now

Living With Depression: An Insider's Guide

How can you live well, or even thrive, when you have depression? Halley Cornell, a mental health advocate and WebMD editor, describes what she's learned from living with the condition, including her tricks for getting through even the worst days. You can read Halley's latest blogs on life with depression on WebMD.

37 MINOCT 11
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Living With Depression: An Insider's Guide

Could You Save Your Pet's Life?

What would you do if your dog had a bloody paw or your cat needed CPR? Arden Moore, host of the Oh Behave! podcast and founder of Pet First Aid 4U offers tips about emergency care for our furry friends and does some pet health care myth-busting to boot! Plus, what to put in your own pet first aid kit.

30 MINSEP 27
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Could You Save Your Pet's Life?

What Opioid Dependence Is Really Like

Travis Rieder, PhD, author of In Pain, tells us how a motorcycle crash led to him becoming dependent on opioid pain medications – and why it was so hard to get good advice to come off the drugs. Also, if you one day have to take opioids, you’ll want to know what to ask your doctor to help prevent problems when it’s time to stop the meds.

41 MINSEP 13
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What Opioid Dependence Is Really Like

Self-Help Books: Are They Really Worth It?

Meet Jolenta Greenberg and Kristen Meinzer, hosts of By the Book. These podcasters check out all the latest and greatest self-help books so you don’t have to. They live the book to the letter for two weeks, then share everything they learned along the way on their weekly show. We get their take on why we need self-help books in the first place, some red flags to look out for when choosing one, and which books they couldn’t wait to be done with.

27 MINAUG 30
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Self-Help Books: Are They Really Worth It?

Kara Swisher on her Mini-Stroke, Tech, and Health

KaraSwisher, writer and host of the Recode Decode podcast, tells WebMD’s Chief Medical Officer John Whyte, MD, about her transient ischemic attack (TIA, often called a mini-stroke) and how technology is changing health. Plus, what to do -- and what not to do -- if you think someone may be having a stroke.

32 MINAUG 16
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Kara Swisher on her Mini-Stroke, Tech, and Health

Bombing Survivor to Marathon Runner: Adrianne Haslet

Nothing stops Adrianne Haslet. She was a bystander when bombs went off at the Boston marathon in 2013. After losing a leg that day, she vowed to run the race herself -- and she did in 2016. But first, she had to learn how to walk again. As she was training for the 2019 marathon, she was struck by a car and injured her shoulder. But Haslet didn’t let that keep her down. She shares her thoughts on resilience, and what it is that motivates her to keep on going.

36 MINAUG 2
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Bombing Survivor to Marathon Runner: Adrianne Haslet

The Ways We Grieve

Most of us will experience grief, but the process and its effects are different for everyone. We explore various sources of grief, and WebMD’s chief medical editor, Michael Smith, MD, describes how it can affect your body. Then, how do people grieve after the diagnosis of a chronic illness? Clinical social worker Adena Batterman tells us. Plus, the right way to help someone who’s grieving.

26 MINJUL 19
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The Ways We Grieve

Latest Episodes

American Medical Association President Patrice Harris, MD

Dr. Harris is the current president of the American Medical Association (AMA). She tells us about the group's role in confronting opioid abuse, encouraging diversity among doctors, and why it's important to focus on the effects of childhood trauma. Also, she tells us what it's meant to be the first African American woman to lead the AMA. Then, our Tweak of the Week can make time with your own doctor a little more efficient.

36 MIN10 h ago
Comments
American Medical Association President Patrice Harris, MD

Sailing the South Pacific With Muscular Dystrophy

Ryan Levinson and his wife, Nicole, are on the journey of their lives, sailing the South Pacific. They decided to set sail after Ryan, an athlete, was diagnosed with a genetic disorder called FSH muscular dystrophy, which weakens his muscles over time. Five years into their adventure, they join us from Tahiti to talk about the disease -- and about living life to the fullest, even in the face of illness and fear.

22 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Sailing the South Pacific With Muscular Dystrophy

How Medicine's Technology Revolution Can Help You -- Now

New innovations are reshaping medical care -- and you can start to tap into that today. Daniel Kraft, MD, gives us the inside scoop on that, the upcoming Exponential Medicine, and how he juggles being a doctor, researcher, entrepreneur, academic, and parent.

22 MINOCT 24
Comments
How Medicine's Technology Revolution Can Help You -- Now

Living With Depression: An Insider's Guide

How can you live well, or even thrive, when you have depression? Halley Cornell, a mental health advocate and WebMD editor, describes what she's learned from living with the condition, including her tricks for getting through even the worst days. You can read Halley's latest blogs on life with depression on WebMD.

37 MINOCT 11
Comments
Living With Depression: An Insider's Guide

Could You Save Your Pet's Life?

What would you do if your dog had a bloody paw or your cat needed CPR? Arden Moore, host of the Oh Behave! podcast and founder of Pet First Aid 4U offers tips about emergency care for our furry friends and does some pet health care myth-busting to boot! Plus, what to put in your own pet first aid kit.

30 MINSEP 27
Comments
Could You Save Your Pet's Life?

What Opioid Dependence Is Really Like

Travis Rieder, PhD, author of In Pain, tells us how a motorcycle crash led to him becoming dependent on opioid pain medications – and why it was so hard to get good advice to come off the drugs. Also, if you one day have to take opioids, you’ll want to know what to ask your doctor to help prevent problems when it’s time to stop the meds.

41 MINSEP 13
Comments
What Opioid Dependence Is Really Like

Self-Help Books: Are They Really Worth It?

Meet Jolenta Greenberg and Kristen Meinzer, hosts of By the Book. These podcasters check out all the latest and greatest self-help books so you don’t have to. They live the book to the letter for two weeks, then share everything they learned along the way on their weekly show. We get their take on why we need self-help books in the first place, some red flags to look out for when choosing one, and which books they couldn’t wait to be done with.

27 MINAUG 30
Comments
Self-Help Books: Are They Really Worth It?

Kara Swisher on her Mini-Stroke, Tech, and Health

KaraSwisher, writer and host of the Recode Decode podcast, tells WebMD’s Chief Medical Officer John Whyte, MD, about her transient ischemic attack (TIA, often called a mini-stroke) and how technology is changing health. Plus, what to do -- and what not to do -- if you think someone may be having a stroke.

32 MINAUG 16
Comments
Kara Swisher on her Mini-Stroke, Tech, and Health

Bombing Survivor to Marathon Runner: Adrianne Haslet

Nothing stops Adrianne Haslet. She was a bystander when bombs went off at the Boston marathon in 2013. After losing a leg that day, she vowed to run the race herself -- and she did in 2016. But first, she had to learn how to walk again. As she was training for the 2019 marathon, she was struck by a car and injured her shoulder. But Haslet didn’t let that keep her down. She shares her thoughts on resilience, and what it is that motivates her to keep on going.

36 MINAUG 2
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Bombing Survivor to Marathon Runner: Adrianne Haslet

The Ways We Grieve

Most of us will experience grief, but the process and its effects are different for everyone. We explore various sources of grief, and WebMD’s chief medical editor, Michael Smith, MD, describes how it can affect your body. Then, how do people grieve after the diagnosis of a chronic illness? Clinical social worker Adena Batterman tells us. Plus, the right way to help someone who’s grieving.

26 MINJUL 19
Comments
The Ways We Grieve
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