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Hashtag Health: A Health and Medical Podcast

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Hashtag Health: A Health and Medical Podcast

Hashtag Health: A Health and Medical Podcast

Hashtag Health Podcast

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Curious medical students interview physicians, researchers, and other experts about #trending health topics.

Latest Episodes

# SCIENCE MISINFORMATION - The Clash of Celebrity Influencers vs Science with Tim Caulfield

Social media has undoubtedly played a role in how science misinformation spreads. From vampire facials to vaccine hesitancy, Tim Caulfield has really seen it all. Tim Caulfield is a professor of health law and science policy at the university of Alberta and an expert in science misinformation. In this episode, we talk to him about the trends of how science and health misinformation spreads and who might be to blame.

19 minSEP 7
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# SCIENCE MISINFORMATION - The Clash of Celebrity Influencers vs Science with Tim Caulfield

COVID Diaries - 2020/05/30 - Quarantine Hair, Don't Care

While you're stuck at home for extended periods of time, why not try that 1950s celebrity hairdo you've always wanted to rock?

15 minJUN 21
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COVID Diaries - 2020/05/30 - Quarantine Hair, Don't Care

COVID Diaries - 2020/05/07 - A New Normal

EThe Japanese art of Kintsugi embraces the fragmented nature of an object. How can we apply Kintsugi to a new scar, or to life after the COVID-19 pandemic?

22 minMAY 8
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COVID Diaries - 2020/05/07 - A New Normal

COVID Diaries - 2020/04/29 - Heads Up Tails Up

EIn what ways is our approach to finding solutions for COVID-19 similar to flipping a coin?

18 minMAY 5
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COVID Diaries - 2020/04/29 - Heads Up Tails Up

COVID Diaries - 2020/04/25 - Flatter Curves

E#StayHome to #FlattenTheCurve. These hashtags are all over social media platforms now. But most people have never heard the phrase "flatten the curve" before COVID-19. The whole world is doing it, but what does flattening the curve even mean?

17 minAPR 25
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COVID Diaries - 2020/04/25 - Flatter Curves

COVID Diaries - 2020/04/08 - Cough-y Filters

EMasks, masks everywhere. In the grocery store, on the subway, in the hallways of your apartment. But are they effective and what for?

18 minAPR 9
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COVID Diaries - 2020/04/08 - Cough-y Filters

# ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE - Access and Overuse

ECan viruses like COVID-19 be cured with antibiotics? Should you be taking antibiotics anytime you have a sore throat in case it's strep? Sadly, we haven't come that far – antibiotics do literally nothing against viruses. However, 50% of people in the United States believes that antibiotics kill viruses. In part two of #AntimicrobialResistance - we dive deeper into this topic with Dr. Podolsky. However, the answer to this issue is not as simple as you might think.

13 minAPR 6
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# ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE - Access and Overuse

COVID Diaries - 2020/04/01 - Coronavirus and Lime

Dr. Luckett-Gatopoulos talks about infection dynamics of the novel coronavirus, and how it got its foothold in the human population.

12 minAPR 2
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COVID Diaries - 2020/04/01 - Coronavirus and Lime

COVID Diaries – 2020/03/20 – Don’t Panic

EDr. Luckett-Gatopoulos works on the front lines of the current COVID-19 pandemic. In this podcast series, she shares her day-to-day perspective as a newly graduated emergency physician working in the world of medicine during COVID-19.

5 minMAR 24
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COVID Diaries – 2020/03/20 – Don’t Panic

# CORONAVIRUS - A Virus Gone Viral with Dr. Michael Silverman

EShould you be as scared of coronavirus as the thousands of people wearing surgical face masks would make it seem? Given that the total number of deaths has surpassed the cumulative total of MERS and SARS combined, some would say yes. But there is more to the story than just numbers. In this episode, we chat with Dr. Michael Silverman, Chief of Infectious Diseases at London Health Sciences Centre, about the current state of the NCov epidemic and what kinds of preventative practices can reduce the risk of infection.

16 minFEB 21
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# CORONAVIRUS - A Virus Gone Viral with Dr. Michael Silverman

Latest Episodes

# SCIENCE MISINFORMATION - The Clash of Celebrity Influencers vs Science with Tim Caulfield

Social media has undoubtedly played a role in how science misinformation spreads. From vampire facials to vaccine hesitancy, Tim Caulfield has really seen it all. Tim Caulfield is a professor of health law and science policy at the university of Alberta and an expert in science misinformation. In this episode, we talk to him about the trends of how science and health misinformation spreads and who might be to blame.

19 minSEP 7
Comments
# SCIENCE MISINFORMATION - The Clash of Celebrity Influencers vs Science with Tim Caulfield

COVID Diaries - 2020/05/30 - Quarantine Hair, Don't Care

While you're stuck at home for extended periods of time, why not try that 1950s celebrity hairdo you've always wanted to rock?

15 minJUN 21
Comments
COVID Diaries - 2020/05/30 - Quarantine Hair, Don't Care

COVID Diaries - 2020/05/07 - A New Normal

EThe Japanese art of Kintsugi embraces the fragmented nature of an object. How can we apply Kintsugi to a new scar, or to life after the COVID-19 pandemic?

22 minMAY 8
Comments
COVID Diaries - 2020/05/07 - A New Normal

COVID Diaries - 2020/04/29 - Heads Up Tails Up

EIn what ways is our approach to finding solutions for COVID-19 similar to flipping a coin?

18 minMAY 5
Comments
COVID Diaries - 2020/04/29 - Heads Up Tails Up

COVID Diaries - 2020/04/25 - Flatter Curves

E#StayHome to #FlattenTheCurve. These hashtags are all over social media platforms now. But most people have never heard the phrase "flatten the curve" before COVID-19. The whole world is doing it, but what does flattening the curve even mean?

17 minAPR 25
Comments
COVID Diaries - 2020/04/25 - Flatter Curves

COVID Diaries - 2020/04/08 - Cough-y Filters

EMasks, masks everywhere. In the grocery store, on the subway, in the hallways of your apartment. But are they effective and what for?

18 minAPR 9
Comments
COVID Diaries - 2020/04/08 - Cough-y Filters

# ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE - Access and Overuse

ECan viruses like COVID-19 be cured with antibiotics? Should you be taking antibiotics anytime you have a sore throat in case it's strep? Sadly, we haven't come that far – antibiotics do literally nothing against viruses. However, 50% of people in the United States believes that antibiotics kill viruses. In part two of #AntimicrobialResistance - we dive deeper into this topic with Dr. Podolsky. However, the answer to this issue is not as simple as you might think.

13 minAPR 6
Comments
# ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE - Access and Overuse

COVID Diaries - 2020/04/01 - Coronavirus and Lime

Dr. Luckett-Gatopoulos talks about infection dynamics of the novel coronavirus, and how it got its foothold in the human population.

12 minAPR 2
Comments
COVID Diaries - 2020/04/01 - Coronavirus and Lime

COVID Diaries – 2020/03/20 – Don’t Panic

EDr. Luckett-Gatopoulos works on the front lines of the current COVID-19 pandemic. In this podcast series, she shares her day-to-day perspective as a newly graduated emergency physician working in the world of medicine during COVID-19.

5 minMAR 24
Comments
COVID Diaries – 2020/03/20 – Don’t Panic

# CORONAVIRUS - A Virus Gone Viral with Dr. Michael Silverman

EShould you be as scared of coronavirus as the thousands of people wearing surgical face masks would make it seem? Given that the total number of deaths has surpassed the cumulative total of MERS and SARS combined, some would say yes. But there is more to the story than just numbers. In this episode, we chat with Dr. Michael Silverman, Chief of Infectious Diseases at London Health Sciences Centre, about the current state of the NCov epidemic and what kinds of preventative practices can reduce the risk of infection.

16 minFEB 21
Comments
# CORONAVIRUS - A Virus Gone Viral with Dr. Michael Silverman
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