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EPIDEMIC is a weekly podcast on the science, public health, and social impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Hear from some of the world’s leading infectious disease, public health, and other experts. We’ll help you understand the latest science, the bigger context, and bring you diverse angles—from history to politics to virology—depth and texture you won’t get elsewhere. Hosted by Dr. Celine Gounder, an infectious disease specialist and epidemiologist who worked on tuberculosis and HIV in su ...
 
Vox Conversations brings you weekly discussions between the brightest minds and the deepest thinkers; conversations that will cause you to question old assumptions and think about the world and our role in it in a new light, including five years' worth of episodes hosted by Vox co-founder Ezra Klein.
 
Korean dark history, ghost tales, folklore, serial killers, true crime, and more. You are about to discover why Korea has the spookiest stories and darkest history.Folklorist Shawn and history buff Joe delve into Korea's gruesome stories of massacres, betrayals, and blood. It's like "Game of Thrones" in Asia. We share our passion for Korea and its struggles throughout time. If you enjoy shows like "Kingdom," this is the podcast for you. Even if you know nothing about Korea, its history will ...
 
DNA science. Artificial intelligence. Smartphones and 3D printers. Science and technology have transformed the world we live in. But how did we get here? It wasn’t by accident. Well, sometimes it was. It was also the result of hard work, teamwork, and competition. And incredibly surprising moments. Hosted by bestselling author Steven Johnson (“How We Got To Now”), American Innovations uses immersive scenes to tell the stories of the scientists, engineers, and ordinary people behind the great ...
 
The Creative Introvert Podcast is the podcast for creatives, makers, artists and entrepreneurs who prefer to work solo. Cat Rose digs deep into the struggles creative introverts face and provides you with actionable tips every week. Topics tackled include: battling fear, increasing confidence, self-promotion without feeling sleazy, and overcoming procrastination.
 
Have you ever wondered if there’s a natural way to lower your high blood pressure, guard against Alzheimers, lose weight, and feel better? Well as it turns out there is. Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM, founder of NutritionFacts.org, and author of the instant New York Times bestseller “How Not to Die” celebrates evidence-based nutrition to add years to our life and life to our years.
 
More than 154 million treasures fill the Smithsonian’s vaults. But where the public’s view ends, Sidedoor begins. With the help of biologists, artists, historians, archaeologists, zookeepers and astrophysicists, host Lizzie Peabody sneaks listeners through the Smithsonian’s side door, telling stories that can’t be heard anywhere else. Check out si.edu/sidedoor and follow @SidedoorPod for more info.
 
How can we make our families, communities, and our world a little bit better during the COVID-19 crisis, and beyond? That’s the question we’re asking on Better Off, a new podcast from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In each episode of Better Off, host Anna Fisher-Pinkert will introduce you to the people who are hunting down solutions to current public health challenges, and innovating to solve public health problems that we haven’t even imagined yet.
 
Welcome to being Bulletproof, the State of High Performance where you take control and improve your biochemistry, your body, and your mind so they work in unison, helping you execute at levels far beyond what you’d expect, without burning out, getting sick, or just acting like a stressed-out a-hole. Bulletproof Radio was born out of a 20-year single-minded crusade to upgrade the human being using every available technology. It distills the knowledge of world-class doctors, biochemists, scien ...
 
The Irish History Podcast brings you on a journey through Ireland's fascinating past. This podcast is not just dates but an enthralling account of Ireland's history, looking at daily life through the ages. The show is currently focused on the Great Irish Famine of the 1840s (see below), while the archive contains the stories of Ireland's ancient High Kings, Viking raiders and the Norman Invasion of the Middle Ages. The story of the Great Famine has proved the most popular to date, Between 18 ...
 
Whether we wear a lab coat or haven't seen a test tube since grade school, science is shaping all of our lives. And that means we all have science stories to tell. Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of storytellers - researchers, doctors, and engineers of course, but also patients, poets, comedians, cops, and more. Some of our stories are heartbreaking, others are hilarious, but they're all true and all very personal. Welcome to The Story Collider!
 
Amazing stories from people in Recovery hosted by Aaron Laine. A unique perspective from those who struggled with drugs and changed their lives. Everyday we hear tragic stories in the news. People who lose their lives to addiction and the ugliness that surrounds it. Our goal is to present you with amazing success stories of people who've changed their lives and have gone from tragedy to triumph!
 
Think is a daily, topic-driven interview and call-in program hosted by Krys Boyd covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and emerging trends to food and wine, travel, adventure, and entertainment.
 
Eve’s been struggling since her retirement. Cancelling appointments, forgetting simple things…sleeping an awful lot. Her three kids are worried. When the oldest decides to check in on Eve before heading off to an important work dinner, the simple visit turns into something much bigger, and darker, than anyone could have predicted. Through found audio - phone calls, Facetime, Skype, live social media posts and recordings caught by unwitting bystanders - listen in as Abi, Kay and Joey work wit ...
 
We trust doctors with our lives; they are some of the most educated and well-respected members of society. But what happens if they can't diagnose a patient? This high stake medical procedural follows patients as they suffer from bizarre, often terrifying illnesses. None of which doctors learned about in medical school. Medical Mysteries is a Parcast Original, with new episodes every Tuesday.
 
What if the government actually did cover something up in Roswell? What if yetis exist and are just really shy? What if super-intelligent lizards are wearing human skin suits, influencing international affairs and recording podcasts? Conspiracy theories are cool because they appeal to our evolved logical human brains and our stupid mammal idiot brains. So join comedian and skeptic Katelyn Hempstead as her brilliant friends try to convince her of these and many other conspiracy theories.
 
Every day, stories unfold that have no resolution. Unresolved is an investigative and immersive look at those stories, as host Micheal Whelan tries to determine why these stories - unsolved crimes and other unexplained phenomena - have no ending.
 
Upstream is a radio documentary series that invites you to unlearn everything you thought you knew about economics. Blurring the line between economic analysis and storytelling, we look beyond the numbers to explore a wide variety of themes pertaining to our tumultuous and thrilling 21st century economy.
 
In this 13-part series, we explore the issue of opioids in Utah - hear people’s stories, dissect the complexities and explore possible solutions. In our research, we have discovered many of you have a personal story about the appeal and devastation of opioids. Maybe you are the user or it could be a loved one. For many reasons, UPR wants to give you a chance to share your thoughts, fears... your story. Click here to find out more. This UPR original series is brought to you in part by the Ass ...
 
C-SPAN brings together best-selling nonfiction authors and influential interviewers for wide-ranging, hour- long conversations. Find this podcast every Saturday after 10 pm ET. From C-SPAN, the network that brings you "Lectures in History" and "Q&A" podcasts.
 
In "Plague" journalist Michael O'Loughlin investigates stories of the AIDS epidemic and the Catholic Church. Mike is America’s national correspondent and he’s covered Catholicism for more than a decade. Mike is also gay and Catholic—and he’s curious how others manage this sometimes complex identity. No time in modern history has been more volatile for gay Catholics than the height of the AIDS epidemic. So he spent the last few years interviewing people who were right in the middle of it. Peo ...
 
Chiropractic physician, Dr. David Friedman, is doing his part to change the dynamics of health talk radio by incorporating entertainment, shock value and solutions to everyday health and wellness issues. Dr. Friedman and co-host Melanie Cole, MS, expose health industry leaders for their part in some of the health epidemics plaguing our nation. He interviews world-renowned doctors, celebrities, sports figures, and New York Times bestselling authors who share the common goal of finding a healt ...
 
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Elder Law Attorney Kerry Peck joins John Williams to describe what’s wrong with the way estates are handled after someone passes, and how families can better communicate about them. Kerry answers listeners who are currently going through exactly that. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3811085/Elder_Law_Attorney_Kerry_Peck_on_man_Disagreement_over_es…
 
"When the pandemic hit, many of our recovery groups went online but that's really not the same. All that great work we had been building momentum towards came to a screeching halt." -Will Cooke Overdoses have spiked during the pandemic. One of the reasons is a breakdown in the community support so critical to keeping people off drugs. Social distan…
 
Is a climate friendlier diet possible? Let’s find out. This episode features audio from Win-Win Dietary Solutions to the Climate Crisis, Which Foods Have the Lowest Carbon Footprint?, and Which Diets Have the Lowest Carbon Footprint?. Visit the video pages for all sources and doctor’s notes related to this podcast.…
 
Andy Ngo is a journalist and an author. Andy has been on the front lines to observe some of the most radical, intense rioting in America, including the barricading of cities downtown, shootings, calls to defund the police and attacks on federal buildings. Expect to learn what it was like going undercover with Antifa in Seattle's CHAZ, how it feels …
 
What makes a story so powerful it can reach through time to become a classic? Novelist George Saunders is the recipient of the Man Booker Prize and many other literary honors, and he joins host Krys Boyd to discuss his book of seven essays about what makes great writing and how readers connect with a page of words. His latest book is “A Swim in a P…
 
In certain circles, education has shifted from acing the 3 Rs to an arms race for the best test scores and top spots on select sports teams. Pawan Dhingra is a sociologist and Professor of American Studies at Amherst College, and he joins host Krys Boyd to discuss the rise of the competitive student, the industry of tutors and activities built up a…
 
Chicago Tribune reporter Dan Hinkel led the reports on Kyle Rittenhouse since he was arrested for shooting three people during the Kenosha riots following the shooting of Jacob Blake by police. Dan discusses the evolution of the story and the FOIA request that brought the Tribune video of Rittenhouse’s initial questioning. https://serve.castfire.co…
 
Chicago Tribune op-ed contributor Jack Modzelewski joins John Williams to explain why he thinks the name “Trump” should stay on the Trump Tower in Chicago. That’s after calls by the city for it to be removed. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3811087/Chicago_Tribune_Op-Ed_How_TRUMP_on_the_Trump_Tower_is_a_teaching_moment_2021-01-27-184127.64kmono.mp…
 
Shawn surveyed 400 Korean citizens about their beliefs in ghosts. The results were intriguing. How do Korean definitions of ghosts differ from western definitions? Join our Patreon to get more stuff https://patreon.com/darksideofseoul Book a tour of The Dark Side of Seoul Ghost Walk at https://darksideofseoul.com Listener Mail! Send us a message (I…
 
Since the start of the pandemic there have been many warnings that people might die not just from the coronavirus itself, but also if they didn’t seek medical help out of fear that hospitals might be dangerous. Is there any evidence that this has happened? David Spiegelhalter is on the case.The UK is in lockdown, but tens of thousands of people a d…
 
This week, Dr. Carl Hart - professor of neuroscience and psychology at Columbia - joins Adam to argue that we’ve been approaching recreational drugs all wrong. Together they discuss how we have historically exaggerated the harmful effects of drugs on the brain, how stigma and criminalization create greater adverse effects than the drugs themselves,…
 
As an up-and-coming young blues singer in the 1950s, Barbara Dane faced a choice: fame and fortune, or her principles. She left the mainstream music industry and became a revolutionary music producer – literally. Spurred by Fidel Castro’s international gathering of protest singers, Dane created a record label that published the sounds of social cha…
 
As a multiethnic nation we look to common ideals to bring us together. But if those ideals have calcified with time, perhaps reexamining these underlying assumptions is in order? Paisley Rekdal, Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Utah and the state’s poet laureate, joins host Krys Boyd to discuss the places where identity inter…
 
What if Virginia Woolf and Samuel Beckett were really trying to tell us how to win friends and influence people? Beth Blum, assistant professor of English at Harvard University, joins host Krys Boyd to discuss how classic authors talked to audiences about themes of self-actualization, and how writers today still draw from that well of tips and tric…
 
"We've been promised and we've been let down for decades in the immigrant rights movement. This is the year for Biden to do something [to reform immigration laws]," says Erika Andiola of RAICES. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.…
 
Allegory Handcrafted Goods co-founder Chad Schumacher joins John Williams to share how he came to start recreating Bernie Sanders’ now-famous Vermont mittens like the ones he wore to the inauguration. The proceeds go towards DonorsChoose. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3810206/Joliet_area_Allegory_Handcrafted_Goods_is_making_Bernie_Sanders_Vermon…
 
Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kevin Most joins John Williams to answer questions about vaccine distribution and travel. And he gives his thoughts on the ongoing Chicago Public Schools teacher strike. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3810201/Dr_Kevin_Most_The_classroom_is_a_safe_place_for_teachers_to_return_…
 
Hamline University constitutional law professor David Schultz joins John Williams to describe his upcoming book, The Role of Generations in American Politics, on what is to come now that the Baby Boomers are on their way out of politics. And Professor Schultz tells John why President Trump won’t necessarily be barred from running again, even if con…
 
In this episode of Bulletproof Radio, Lutheran Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber shares her relationship with religion that’s refreshingly frank. Nadia, a former addict and stand-up comedian, founded the House for All Sinners & Saints church in Denver, Colorado, in 2008. She led the congregation for a decade, then retired from church leadership to continue h…
 
My new book on fasting is different than any book you've ever read about fasting. Here's what you'll learn in "Fast This Way: Burn Fat, Heal Inflammation, and Eat Like the High-Performing Human You Were Meant to Be:" A breakdown of fasting myths. The most current scientific research on fasting in an accessible, easy-to-understand way. Hacks you can…
 
Several years ago there was talk of a new technology for food production and processing known as 'synthetic biology'. Also referred to as'syn-bio' or 'GMO 2.0', the loose terms covered everything from bioengineering yeasts to product particular flavorings or vitamin supplements to lab grown meat. Synthetic Biology involves writing new genetic code …
 
When fingers around the world pointed at China for not containing the coronavirus, Asians everywhere – including many Asian Americans – felt the sting. Cathy Park Hong, poetry editor of the New Republic and a professor at Rutgers-Newark University, joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the stereotypes, suspicions, successes, and fears wrapped up in he…
 
In the late 19th century, many Americans were obsessed with séances, clairvoyance and other so-called “psychic sciences.” Alicia Puglionesi holds a Ph.D. in the History of Science, Medicine and Technology from Johns Hopkins University, and she joins host Krys Boyd to discuss a field of study that tried to make a science of the unexplained. Her book…
 
"We all should be talking about addressing climate change as a path to build on our innovation. If we seize this moment, we'll be creating more opportunity and security," says Senator Tina Smith, Democrat of Minnesota. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.…
 
The two men who accused Father Michael Pfleger of sexually assaulting them reached out to Attorney Eugene Hollander to file the claim. He explains to John Williams why neither of those brothers wanted to come forward until now, and responds to the critics who call the claim a money-grab. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3809944/Attorney_Eugene_Holl…
 
Seyfarth at Work president Philippe Weiss joins John Williams to explain what one’s workspace says about them. He debunks some of those theories and explains the others, using several intriguing studies. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3809936/Seyfarth_at_Work_People_with_messy_workspaces_don_t_overthink_tasks_2021-01-25-185136.64kmono.mp3…
 
Larry King died Saturday while fighting COVID-19, though a confirmed cause has not been reported. Nexstar President of Networks Sean Compton joined John Williams to share his favorite Larry King stories. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3809933/Nexstar_President_of_Networks_Sean_Compton_remembers_Larry_King_2021-01-25-185133.64kmono.mp3 From the ar…
 
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