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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.

Mar 31, 2020

 

Once again, the only news worth reporting and discussing (especially if you're in health care) is the coronavirus pandemic. Today, I brought back my friend Dr. Michel Accad from the Accad & Koka Report who discusses with me the US response to the viral invasion. Specifically, we look at the factors that prevented a...


Mar 25, 2020

 

Once again, the coronavirus outbreak is dominating the news. Government officials at the federal, state, and local levels have closed down most businesses in the hopes of preventing our health systems from being flooded with patients needing ICU beds and ventilators. Aside from the details about the virus which we...


Mar 18, 2020

 

Dominating the news today is the pandemic coronavirus or COVID 19. The viral infection that was believed to start in Wuhan, China near the end of 2019 has now spread over most of the globe. It is unique in that its hosts are often asymptomatic but infectious for days making its spread so effective. It also seems to...


Mar 10, 2020

 

Virtually everyone agrees that children are at risk in society and need extra vigilance. Whether this is done by parents (through most of history) or the state (more recently) it is very common in the United States for government agencies to investigate allegations of child abuse. Child Protective Services (CPS) is...


Mar 3, 2020

 

After successfully avoiding the topic of vaccines which I don't find particularly interesting I was asked to appear on Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Snarkiness to discuss the intersection of vaccinations and personal liberties. Although this isn't exactly what we usually discuss on the show, it certainly does...