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Using zombies to teach people about emergency preparedness

Using zombies to teach people about emergency preparedness

Allergy bullying: It's real, and it's dangerous

Kids with life-threatening allergies have a tough time navigating school and activities to keep themselves safe. But they also face the added burden of "allergy bullying.”

Allergy bullying: It's real, and it's dangerous

Kids with life-threatening allergies have a tough time navigating school and activities to keep themselves safe. But they also face the added burden of "allergy bullying”—from the new movie Peter Rabbit to stand-up comics who poke fun at allergies, to their own peers.

When it comes to antidepressants, getting to zero proves difficult

Think twice before you take antidepressants

Students' zombie comics channel the horrors of med school

Students’ zombie comics channel the horrors of med school

Frankenstein 101: What the monster teaches medical students

Frankenstein 101: What the monster teaches medical students
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When it comes to antidepressants, getting to zero proves difficult

If you’ve found it nearly impossible to get off antidepressants, you aren’t alone. @NightShiftMD assesses the risk and what to do about it.

Frankenstein 101: What the monster teaches medical students

The 200th anniversary of Frankenstein is being celebrated at Stanford University this year. Anaesthesiologist Audrey Shafer tells us what the Frankenstein story can teach today's doctors.

Zombies and the CDC: Using the undead to teach emergency preparedness

Maggie Silver tells us about the time that the U.S. Centres for Disease Control almost broke the internet with a disaster-preparedness campaign based on the zombie apocalypse.

Students' zombie comics channel the horrors of med school

Dr. Michael Green teaches a comics in medicine course at Penn State University. He says med students create zombie comics as a way of describing the miseries of life as a resident.

Monsters and medicine

There's a surprising intersection between the world of medicine and zombies. Yes, the flesh-eating undead of The Walking Dead, George Romero's Night of the Living Dead, and of course Shaun of the Dead. The iconic re-animated creature pops up in some unexpected places in medicine.
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Getting help for burned-out doctors

A new U.S. charter on physician well-being aims to reduce rates of burnout. @NightshiftMD says the health-care system needs some healing too.

Your stories (and some answers) about stupid health-care rules

White Coat, Black Art recently asked listeners for their stories about encountering seemingly stupid rules in the health-care system. Dozens shared their tales of frustration, looking for answers.

White Coat. Black Art. Red tape? Your stories (and some answers) about stupid health-care rules

White Coat, Black Art recently asked listeners for their stories about encountering seemingly stupid rules in the health-care system. Dozens shared their tales of frustration, looking for answers.

Do you want your doctor to ask about your sexuality?

Do you want your doctor to ask about your sexuality?
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Still Kathryn: At 21, she cared for a mom with Alzheimer's

Meet Kathryn Fudurich, who moved home to care for mother Pat when she was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's.

Your next gynecologist will probably be a woman

Your next gynecologist will probably be a woman

'I started sobbing & sobbing': Why the emotional scars of serious illness can last long after treatment

‘I started sobbing & sobbing’: Why the emotional scars of serious illness can last long after treatment

Your next gynecologist will probably be a woman

Women now dominate the ranks of ob-gyns and some men feel excluded. @NightshiftMD explains why.

PTSD in the hospital: Why the emotional scars of serious illnesses linger long after treatment

What happens when the health-care system that heals you also leaves behind long-lasting emotional scars?
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The pitfalls of consumer breast cancer gene testing

Consumer genetics company 23andMe is offering breast cancer testing without going to your doctor. @NightshiftMD tells you if it's worth it.

The pitfalls of consumer breast cancer gene testing

Consumer genetics company 23andMe is offering breast cancer testing without going to your doctor. @NightshiftMD tells you if it's worth it.

How safe is your medical device? Even regulators don't really know

Could your hip replacement hurt you? Journalist Jeanne Lenzer explores the medical device industry in her new book, The Danger Within Us, and Dr. David Urbach tells us why Canada's device regulators should be doing a better job.

How safe is your medical device? Even regulators may not really know

Could your hip replacement hurt you? Journalist Jeanne Lenzer explores the medical device industry in her new book, The Danger Within Us, and Dr. David Urbach tells us why Canada's device regulators should be doing a better job.

Meet the next generation of caregivers

Clare and Ellery are the sisters of 18-year-old Gillian who has pervasive autism. They plan to take over her care at some point down the line.