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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.

Oct 23, 2020

 

The last few years have seen a resurgence in the use of fasting. Fasting is an ancient practice tied to religions and culture. In many ways, how and when we eat developed based on the availability of food. And that food was usually scarce so fasting was common until only recently in human history.

My guest is Dr....


Oct 16, 2020

 

Dr. David Graham returns again this week to discuss his newly published book, From Killer to Common Cold. The book touches upon the topics we have discussed on this show for a few months now. The central theme of the book is how SARS-CoV-2 will transition from the pandemic killer COVID-19 to a common cold...


Oct 5, 2020

 

Episode 100 is a momentous achievement for a podcast about medicine where I had only about 3 show ideas in mind when I launched. All I was certain of is that the US Health Care System was seriously flawed and that I had no idea how to fix it.

However, now that we are 100 episodes in, it is clear that medicine in the...


Sep 16, 2020

 

Okay, so today's title to the show is a little provocative. But it's meant to convey the most important takeaway from the discussion. Although there has been a lot of talk over the last few weeks about the occurrence of lingering myocarditis in patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and in athletes who had...


Sep 10, 2020

 

Today's discussion begins way back in the early 1990s when Congress was trying to figure out a way to reduce its health care expenses. Sound familiar? Some things never change. And this story is as old as Congress itself as legislators try to solve one problem and end up creating a bigger mess that actually ends...