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An uncensored, hilarious show on key health and medical topics for both healthcare professionals and patients. Hosted by Stanford-trained physician Dr. Zubin Damania (AKA social media personality ZDoggMD).

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    Joe Rogan Vs. Sanjay Gupta? A Doctor's Alt-Middle Take

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 49:53

    Social media is blowing up with stories about each of these guys schooling the other. But is that really what this is about? Here's my take (aired LIVE Oct. 14th on YouTube) Video etc: zdoggmd.com/rogan-gupta Join our Supporter Tribe: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters or hit us with a 1-time donation at https://paypal.me/zdoggmd

    The Truth About Myocarditis, Kids, Boosters, Natural Immunity, & More (w/Dr. Paul Offit)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 56:24

    COVID vaccine answers, straight from Dr. Offit (vaccine co-inventor and member of the FDA Vaccine Advisory Committee)

    Testing For Coronavirus, RSV, Influenza, & More (w/Dr. David Persing)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2021 38:43

    Cepheid's chief medical and technology officer returns to talk PCR testing for COVID, flu, RSV, and future variants & viruses not yet discovered. Transcripts, links, video podcast, and more: https://zdoggmd.com/dave-persing-2 Topics with timecodes: 0:00 Intro 1:27 What happened to flu (influenza) last year (viral exclusion, innate immune response) 3:20 Nasal vaccines and innate immunity 5:10 How SARS-CoV2 evolves to replicate more efficiently 8:33 Do variants evade PCR testing? Experience with H1N1 flu 12:09 False positives and PCR 14:22 How deep do you need to swab? 15:09 PCR vs. Antigen testing 18:41 Four-In-1 PCR testing: flu component, will flu be back? 20:23 RSV update in kids and adults 23:53 The “FluVid” COVID/Flu A + B/RSV 4-in-1 test 26:21 Future proofing testing for new pandemics 29:33 Will SARS-CoV2 become endemic, and how? 32:25 The role of vaccination, breakthroughs, transmission 34:01 Natural infection and vaccination, how long does it last, boosters Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Delta's End, Kids & COVID, Natural Infection vs. Vaccine, & More LIVE

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 50:13

    We're talking delta's end game dynamics, kids and COVID, natural vs. vaccine immunity, Moderna in Sweden and more, LIVE

    A Pill For COVID? Molnupiravir, Explained

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2021 12:36

    Promising early results for an oral therapeutic for SARS-CoV2. Here's what we know and what it may mean. Transcript, video podcast, links: https://zdoggmd.com/molnupiravir Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Fire Unvaccinated Healthcare Workers? An Alt-Middle Perspective

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 16:41

    Are we really going to fire healthcare workers who won't vaccinate...during a pandemic? Here's one doctor's take. Transcript, video podcast, and links: https://zdoggmd.com/healthcare-vaccine-mandate Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Live COVID Update w/Dr. Z & Dr. Marty Makary 9/26/21

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2021 79:25

    I talk with Dr. Marty Makary LIVE about many things, including natural immunity, spacing vaccines, gain of function research, and multiple audience questions about managing coronavirus risk, mandates, and more. Video and links: zdoggmd.com/marty-makary-7

    Second Dose Spacing, Natural Immunity, Lab Leak, & More (w/Dr. Marty Makary)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 79:07

    Our COVID science should be much better than it is. Here's a breakdown on spacing doses, natural immunity, lab leak hypothesis, healthcare worker burnout & much more. Transcript, video podcast, and links to more interview with Johns Hopkins physician and editior-in-chief of MedPage Today Dr. Marty Makary here: https://zdoggmd.com/marty-makary-4 Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    The FDA Vaccine Booster Vote

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2021 17:30

    The FDA advisory committee voted this week to reject approval of COVID Pfizer vaccine boosters for healthy people 16 and up. Here's what's up with that, and how we can better understand the booster question for the healthy and those at higher risk. Links, transcript, video podcast: https://zdoggmd.com/fda-boosters Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Booster Shots, Kids & Masks, Vaccine Mandates, & SCIENCE (w/Dr. Vinay Prasad)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 77:32

    Tha' Notorious VP returns to talk about the numbers around mandates, booster science or lack thereof, masking young kids, and more! Video, transcript, and links: zdoggmd.com/vinay-mandates Topic list: 1. The science on masking young children 2. Focusing on irrational views held by rational people 3. Bangladesh mask study promoting surgical masks over cloth in adults 4. Vaccine mandates, do they make sense to actually improve outcomes, an analysis 5. What's going on with irrational college campus COVID policies 6. The testing industry's influence on policy 7. FDA resignations and the controversy over COVID boosters 8. Potential flaws/bias in Israeli booster data sets 9. Creating psychological reactance and tribalization in response to mandates and poor communication 10. The John Mandrola myocarditis study controversy 11. #medtwitter madness and using vaccines off-label for kids 12. The Ivermectin overreaction in the media 13. The modern sensemaking crisis and the influence of social media in sowing division and silos 14. Vinay's possible dystopian scenario on government overreach 15. Why the haters, and why block people on Twitter 16. The problem with credentialism 17. Analyzing haters 18. Why we need the Alt-Middle 19. Can you be religious and a scientist? 20. Recognizing our own blind spots and self-deception

    Why This Vaccine Mandate Is A Huge Mistake

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 14:14

    Our leaders simply don't seem to understand human beings. At all. One doctor's thoughts on the new proposed federal vaccine mandates. More at https://zdoggmd.com/vaccine-mandate Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Immunity Is The Only Way Past COVID-19 (w/Dr. Monica Gandhi)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2021 58:48

    Immunity(natural and/or vaccine-induced) is the only way through a pandemic. Dr. Gandhi returns to discuss how we get there. We talk about the bungled messaging around vaccines, masks, and natural immunity, why vaccines decrease actual viral transmission, why the US got hit so hard with Delta & why shame backfires in public health, why masks and lockdowns can't end a pandemic, natural immunity & why a single dose of vaccine should be our recommendation, the correct thinking on "booster" vaccines, the distinction between antibodies levels & B and T memory cells in durable immune responses to coronavirus, why Dr. Gandhi's stance of vaccine mandates and immunity passports has evolved, the high rate of vaccine uptake among doctors, why death is not always the enemy (RIP Frodo), schools and equity (public vs. private), therapeutics like ivermectin, monoclonals, fluvoxamine, and more, turning the pandemic endemic like cold & flu, what's up with Mu variant, and more! Video, transcript, and links: zdoggmd.com/monica-gandhi-5 Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Improving Recovery & Healing Beyond The ICU(w/Dr. Wes Ely)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2021 77:36

    A front line critical care doc talks about how to preserve quality of life AFTER an ICU stay. Links to his new book, the video, transcript & more: https://zdoggmd.com/every-deep-drawn-breath or go directly to Amazon here: https://amzn.to/3haTaWP (early release video is here: https://youtu.be/GIRKIwV2VbY) Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd Key Topics: 0:00 Intro 7:06 Importance of family in ICU care, especially with cultural/language issues 13:08 Testimonial injustice, the A2F Bundle, and a billionaire in the ICU 17:17 COVID & nurse burnout 20:13 Caring nonjudgmentally for patients regardless of their vaccine choices 24:56 The ethics of fetal stem cell lines in vaccine development (and some surprising truth) 28:30 Therapeutics analysis: ivermectin, JAK inhibitors, baricitinib 38:50 Allowing ourselves to feel with our patients, the importance of respecting faith paths 46:31 ICU delirium may damage higher cognitive systems and leave emotion intact (elephant and rider/system 1 and system 2) 54:19 The harm of excessive sedation and delirium as a predictor of death 58:53 PASC, Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID (AKA Long COVID) 01:03:48 Managing delirium and early mobilization in the ICU 01:09:37 Self-forgiveness, shame in medicine, and closing thoughts

    Natural Immunity Is Real, And Here's What That Means

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 11:02

    New preprint data suggests prior COVID infection generates fantastic immunity. Can we talk about that? What it means for vaccines, mandates, and more. Transcript, video, links: https://zdoggmd.com/natural-immunity The Science article: https://www.science.org/content/article/having-sars-cov-2-once-confers-much-greater-immunity-vaccine-vaccination-remains-vital Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Virtual Reality, COVID, & The Future Of Public Health (w/Gary Yost & Dr. Josiah Child)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 60:12

    A filmmaker and an emergency physician teamed up to create a powerful VR time capsule for the COVID pandemic. Is this the future of public health education? Links to the Emmy-nominated film, video podcast, transcript, and more: https://zdoggmd.com/inside-covid19 or go to https://wisdomvr.org Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Paul Was On The Fence About The Vaccine, Then THIS Happened

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 14:24

    Paul, 37, had elderly parents, an ER nurse wife, and young children, and he had good questions about COVID vaccines. Then everything changed. Transcript, links, and video: https://zdoggmd.com/real-covid-story/ Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    3 COVID Vaccine Myths, Explained

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 10:27

    We should be ENCOURAGING and answering vaccine questions, not shaming the people asking them. Here are three big vaccination myths, explained. Transcript, video podcast, links: zdoggmd.com/3-vaccine-myths Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    FDA Approval & Pfizer Calls It "Comirnaty?"

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 61:04

    Here's what FDA approval of Pfizer's mRNA vaccine means, why its name is so stupid, the concept of psychological reactance, vaccine "hesitancy" and more, previously LIVE. Transcript, video podcast, links and more: https://zdoggmd.com/comirnaty Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Turning COVID Into The Common Cold

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 16:51

    There's a good chance this pandemic can be transformed into an endemic common cold, safely and relatively quickly. Here's the science. Links to the articles, video podcast, transcript, and more shows: https://zdoggmd.com/pandemic-endemic Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Are These Vaccines Even Working?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2021 27:58

    Vaccine breakthrough infections, Moderna vs Pfizer waning immunity, boosters for the elderly, and much more. Links to articles, transcript, video podcast, and more: zdoggmd.com/vaccine-breakthrough Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Awakening Q+A LIVE w/Dr. Angelo DiLullo

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 128:23

    I'm talking spiritual awakening, meditation, non-dual realization and more live with Dr. Angelo DiLullo. Get his book Awake: It's Your Turn and watch other episodes here: zdoggmd.com/awakening-live Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Should You Get Vaccinated NOW?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2021 44:03

    A deep dive into the risk/benefit of vaccination vs. "natural" COVID infection at this delta-driven stage; we talk mask and vaccine mandates, how variants work, natural immunity, an alt-middle approach to sensemaking, and more, originally LIVE. Links, transcript, and video podcast: https://zdoggmd.com/should-you-vaccinate Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    The Delta Surge May Collapse Faster Than You Think

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 11:31

    Guess what: pandemic dynamics are complex. Let's stop reducing them to mask mandates and indoor dining, OK? Article link, video podcast, transcript, and more: https://zdoggmd.com/delta-crash Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Vaccine Update LIVE 7/20/21 w/Dr. Paul Offit

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 59:06

    We're talking with vaccine expert Dr. Paul Offit about variants, kids & COVID-19, boosters, breakthrough infections, misinformation, schools + masks, immunity from natural infection, vaccine mandates, and much more, LIVE

    The Truth About Managing Chronic Pain (w/Dr. Rachel Zoffness)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 99:10

    Why do we reduce humans who suffer with chronic pain to simple molecules and receptors? Pain psychologist Rachel Zoffness, P.h.D. returns to talk fibromyalgia, stomach pain, anxiety, the role of trauma, and much more. Full transcript, video podcast, links to Dr. Z's book & our prior interview: https://zdoggmd.com/rachel-zoffness-2 Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Masks R Back? Unvaccinated Pandemic? Sunday Roundz, LIVE

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2021 39:21

    Public health mask mandates, who's getting Delta now, vaccine "breakthrough" infections, the politics of the pandemic, kids & COVID-19, and much more, LIVE. Video and more: https://zdoggmd.com/sunday-roundz-7-18-21 Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Theories of Everything (LIVE w/Curt Jaimungal)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2021 167:52

    Filmmaker and host of the Theories of Everything podcast Curt Jaimungal & I talk sensemaking, medicine 3.0, consciousness and the nature of reality, the challenges of meditation, sleep disturbances, overactive thought storms, free will, and much more, originally LIVE. Video, links, and more at https://zdoggmd.com/curt-jaimungal Check out Curt's new documentary https://betterleftunsaidfilm.com/ Check out Curt's YouTube show Theories of Everything: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdWIQh9DGG6uhJk8eyIFl1w

    Guillain-Barre Syndrome & The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 16:28

    CDC reports a possible association between the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and a type of autoimmune paralysis called Guillain-Barre. Here's what you need to know. Video, transcript, and more: zdoggmd.com/gbs-vaccine Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Boosters, Pharma, Masks, RSV & More: Sunday Roundz LIVE

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 52:41

    Originally streamed live on Sunday 7/11/21. We talked regulatory capture by pharma, the aducanumab outrage, Pfizer's booster bull$hit, masks in kids, virtue signaling, the return of RSV and risk understanding in children, do non-vaccinated people pose a threat, and a ridiculous video aimed at the Black community called Vax That Thang Up

    Myocarditis & Teens: Vaccine Benefit & Risk (w/Dr. Vinay Prasad)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2021 25:52

    Weighing the risk of myocarditis vs. the benefit of vaccinating young people (particularly boys) with the Pfizer mRNA vaccine. Transcript, video podcast, links to the op-ed and more with UCSF hematologist/oncologist and medical evidence specialist Dr. Vinay Prasad: https://zdoggmd.com/vinay-myocarditis Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Is Masking Kids Supported By Evidence? (w/Dr. Vinay Prasad)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 14:05

    Why we have absolutely no idea whether putting masks on kids is net helpful or harmful, and here's why. Links to the op-ed, transcript, video, and more from Dr. Vinay Prasad: https://zdoggmd.com/vinay-kids-masks Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Ivermectin & Aducanumab: Do They Work? (w/Dr. Vinay Prasad)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 45:07

    Two doctors analyze the evidence so far on ivermectin for COVID-19 and Aduhelm (aducanumab) for Alzheimer's. Dr. Vinay Prasad is a UCSF heme/onc doc who specializes in clinical trials and medical decision-making. Video podcast, transcript, links and more: https://zdoggmd.com/vinay-prasad-ivermectin Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    How To Wake Up (Awakening, Explained Ep. 2 w/Dr. Angelo DiLullo)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 95:26

    A deeper dive into the nitty gritty of spiritual awakening. This is the second interview in our series Awakening, Explained with my guest Dr. Angelo DiLullo. Angelo is a practicing anesthesiologist and author of the book "Awake: It's Your Turn." In this episode we discuss the nature of unbound consciousness, the role of inquiry and curiosity in awakening, how "just stop" can be a powerful gateway, the nature of beliefs as a hindrance to awakening, the importance of humility and authenticity on the path, the origins of the sense of "self" in childhood, the nature of non-dual reality/radical intimacy/love, the question “What Is This?” as inquiry, insane comedic interlude featuring constipation/Sesame Street jokes, what are thoughts, how does thought relate to suffering and the creation of a false "self" and much more. A deeper dive into the nitty gritty of spiritual awakening. This is the second interview in our series Awakening, Explained with my guest Dr. Angelo DiLullo. Angelo is a practicing anesthesiologist and author of the book "Awake: It's Your Turn." In this episode we discuss the nature of unbound consciousness, the role of inquiry and curiosity in awakening, how "just stop" can be a powerful gateway, the nature of beliefs as a hindrance to awakening, the importance of humility and authenticity on the path, the origins of the sense of "self" in childhood, the nature of non-dual reality/radical intimacy/love, the question “What Is This?” as inquiry, insane comedic interlude featuring constipation/Sesame Street jokes, what are thoughts, how does thought relate to suffering and the creation of a false "self" and much more. Get Angelo's book and his awesome meditation app here: https://books.simplyalwaysawake.com/ Full transcript, links, video, and more: https://zdoggmd.com/awakening-2 Full interview series on Awakening: https://zdoggmd.locals.com/content/videos/playlists/752 Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Concierge Care...For The Poor? w/Angela & Brett Bymaster

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 52:23

    A family doctor and an engineer do what government couldn't: provide amazing care to both rich AND poor. A bright spot lesson in grassroots healthcare reform

    Should Delta Variant Scare You?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 8:58

    Delta variant vs. vaccines, hospitalizations, children, masks and more, explained by a doctor with precisely 97.5% less drama

    A Conversation With Physician-Author Sam Shem

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2021 74:21

    The "House of God" and "Man's 4th Best Hospital" author talks about his path integrating medicine and writing, the role and importance of spiritual awakening, and a preview of his new book. Links and video podcast at https://zdoggmd.com/sam-shem-3 Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Post-Awakening Realization (Awakening, Explained Ep. 5 w/Dr. Angelo DiLullo)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 42:34

    Wanna know how deep the awakening rabbit hole goes? Are you SURE?

    Stop Ignoring Mental & Emotional Health (w/Dr. Lucy McBride)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 95:31

    It's no surprise that mental and emotional health are directly related to physical disease. Here's what we can do about it, starting with primary care. Lucy Martin McBride, MD, is a practicing internist in Washington, DC, with two decades of experience. A trusted and recognized voice in patient care, she is also a Bloomberg New Voices fellow, a healthcare educator, mental health advocate and healthcare disruptor working to increase awareness of the intersection of mental and physical health. She is Princeton, Harvard, and Johns Hopkins trained. Learn more about her and sign up for her awesome newsletter here: https://www.lucymcbride.com/ Links, video podcast, and more: https://zdoggmd.com/lucy-mcbride Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Fight Unfair Medical Bills And WIN (w/Marshall Allen)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 59:37

    We can, and MUST, fight back against opaque and predatory medical bills. Here's how. Links to Marshall Allen's book, video podcast, transcript, and more: zdoggmd.com/marshall-allen Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd Key Topics: 0:00 Intro: Marshall's work exposing the abuse of front line healthcare professionals during the early pandemic 2:47 Marshall's work at the Las Vegas Sun exposing the abuse of foreign medical graduates on J-1 Visa programs 10:26 “Normalization of deviance” in US healthcare, exposing it with Dr. Marty Makary, and the most amazing hospital experience Marshall's had 14:50 New U.S. hospital price transparency rules and how & why hospitals aren't complying 16:09 Why you should care about healthcare costs even if your employer is “paying,” and how even doctors get screwed when they become patients despite their knowledge of the system 19:49 Who is the REAL customer in healthcare and why the big legacy players almost never side with the patient/consumer, the $10,000 COVID test, medical loss ratios and insurance shenanigans, and the epidemic of unnecessary care/surprise bills 28:52 Fighting back with a secret weapon: suing in small claims court for unfair medical bills 35:35 A case example of small claims victory, and the use of gag orders by health systems to silence patients who win 38:39 Self-insured employers are the key to healthcare reform, if they would just act (why you don't NEED government single payer to cover everyone) 43:34 The nature of disruptive innovation in healthcare with winners and losers, parallels to journalism's disruption by the internet 47:28 Demand an itemized bill, always 51:39 Centers of Excellence model and how companies adopt it to save money and improve quality while encouraging innovation 54:36 Why employers are resistant to change and why they can't afford to be any longer

    Reality Unfiltered (Awakening, Explained Ep. 4 w/Dr. Angelo DiLullo)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 83:34

    What's it like to experience reality without the distortions of perceptual filters? Video and links coming shortly. The other episodes of our Awakening, Explained series with Dr. Angelo DiLullo is here along with links to Angelo's book: http://zdoggmd.com/tag/awakening-explained

    Myocarditis & mRNA COVID Vaccine

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 23:12

    Here's how we can understand a potential connection between COVID mRNA vaccines and heart inflammation, or myocarditis. Also: what's up with that Delta variant, and should you still get vaccinated? Donate to our show and get an email response from me personally: https://paypal.me/zdoggmd Links, transcript, and audio podcast: https://zdoggmd.com/myocarditis Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd #myocarditis #covidvaccine #deltavariant

    Exploring Attention (Awakening, Explained Ep. 3 w/Dr. Angelo DiLullo)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 36:39

    A hands-on guide to using our attention to help us wake up

    Don't Wait For Government To Fix Healthcare (w/Dr. Marty Makary)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 60:43

    It's past time we ended the money games in medicine. Dr. Makary returns to rally the troops with his book, The Price We Pay, now available in paperback. Get the book STAT: https://amzn.to/3w4I9Mg Links, video podcast, transcript, and more: https://zdoggmd.com/marty-makary-5 Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    COVID Lab Leak, Kid's Vaccines, Fauci Emails & More (w/Dr.Vinay Prasad)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 65:47

    What the lab leak hypothesis REALLY means, thinking about risk/benefit for vaccines and kids, and democracy vs. liberty...Dr. VP's back! Transcript, video podcast, and links to more VP shows: https://zdoggmd.com/vinay-prasad-10 Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    What Is Awakening? | Awakening, Explained Ep. 1 w/Dr. Angelo DiLullo

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 101:40

    A direct, non-woo discussion between two doctors about waking up from the dream that we are separate and destined to suffer. This is the first interview in our series "Awakening, Explained" with my guest Dr. Angelo DiLullo. Angelo is a practicing anesthesiologist and author of the book "Awake: It's Your Turn." Get Angelo's book and his awesome meditation app here: https://books.simplyalwaysawake.com/ Full transcript, links, video, and more: https://zdoggmd.com/awakening-1 Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Least Wrong About COVID? (w/Dr. Marty Makary)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2021 75:10

    The pandemic in review along with why it's effectively over in the US. We talk vaccines, masks, China lab accident hypothesis, unions vs. CDC, and much more. Get the paperback updated edition of Dr. Makary's book "The Price We Pay" here: https://amzn.to/3oKPyNM Links, transcript, video and more: https://zdoggmd.com/marty-makary-3 Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Vax On, Mask Off (LIVE)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2021 44:21

    We talk about vaccine effectiveness, how 12 anti-vax loonies are responsible for like ALL the misinformation online, the CDC's new vax-on, mask-off policy, Brazil, variants, and much much more. Video: https://youtu.be/u_6aXEpxRhQ

    Pfizer COVID Vaccine For Kids 12-15?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 12:42

    Here's how we might think about the upsides and downsides of COVID vaccination for this group of children. Transcript, video, links, and more: https://zdoggmd.com/pfizer-kids Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

    Tipping Towards Normal, LIVE | Pandemic Update 5/7/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2021 58:30

    It's Friday, let's talk masking, vaccines, getting back to "normal," #NursesWeek, and more, LIVE. Ways to join our Supporter Tribe: zdoggmd.com/supporters Links, audio podcast, and more: https://zdoggmd.com/pandemic-update-5-7-21

    Your Song (A Doc Vader Nurses Week Tribute)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2021 4:03

    Turns out Doc Vader can express feelings OTHER than pure rage

    India's Crisis, Masks Off In The USA: The COVID Paraody (w/Dr. Monica Gandhi)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 60:00

    How can we help India while pushing towards normal in the US? The way forward, with UCSF's Dr. Monica Gandhi. Video, transcript, links to more episodes: https://zdoggmd.com/monica-gandhi-4 Your support keeps us independent and mild-to-moderately awesome: https://zdoggmd.com/supporters Show, podcast, music, support, shop, social media, and email: https://lnk.bio/zdoggmd

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