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The Paradocs Podcast with Eric Larson

The Paradocs is a fun and lively discussion with a couple of docs on the practice of medicine. Occasionally serious, usually lighthearted, and accidentally informative. A show for physicians to learn more about what is going on and a great place for them to direct their friends and family to better understand the challenges they face.

Jun 10, 2021

 

"Beware the variants!" scream the headlines all over the news. Now that the vaccine is available for SARS-CoV-2, we are pounded with an almost endless daily fear-filled stories about how the variants of COVID are coming and will continue to put people in the hospitals, ICUs, and funeral homes. But are the variants...


Jun 4, 2021

 

This year, the Colorado legislature introduced a bill to radically change the way health care would be delivered in the state. HB 21-2132 was introduced this year with the hope of creating a public option health insurance for everyone in Colorado. In essence, the insurance product created by the state would...


May 28, 2021

 

Dr. Anthony Fauci has been the head of the United States National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease since 1984 and the presidential chief medical advisor for two presidents. His rise to prominence began in February and March of 2020 and continues to this day as he was thrust forward as the main spokesman...


May 20, 2021

 

Perfection. We all strive for it. Some more maniacally than others, but we all look to be better versions of who we are. In medicine, we tend to be high achievers so, of course, we want to 'conquer' parenthood and be the best we can. But being perfect isn't any more possible in parenting any more than it is...


May 13, 2021

 

Now that we are entering the last transition phase of COVID-19 in the United States where we are moving from an epidemic to endemic for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, we need to focus on how safest to get there. Clearly, the introduction of a highly effective vaccine is abbreviating the time it would normally take to...